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Focus on business at 2018 FILEX Convention
With Australia’s premier fitness education event, FILEX, now under the ownership of a Fitness Australia-led joint venture, its upcoming 2018 edition is set to continue its 30 year tradition of meeting the educational and networking needs of fitness professionals and fitness business owners and managers.
Within the hundreds of sessions presented over its three days at the ICC Sydney, the southern hemisphere’s largest fitness education convention will again be staging a series of key business events.
Being held from 20th to 22nd April, the three-day FILEX business program will see than 40 business presentations including additional sessions from international speakers Matt Wright, Senior Director of Fitness for Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness; California-based fitness industry leader Emma Barry; Andy Fosset, co-founder and Chief Executive of GMB Fitness and industry legend Thomas Plummer.
Local presenters sharing their professional skills and experience include Andrew Simmons, Richard Toutounji, Jamie Hayes, Georgia van Tiel, Emmett Williams, Justin Tamsett, Lynsey Fraser, Pete Gleeson, Steve Jensen and Chantal Brodrick.
With FILEX co-located with The Fitness Show, this year’s event will see an integration of components of the FILEX program into dedicated feature areas on the floor of the Fitness Show.
This will see the FILEX business program being presented on the upper level of the Fitness Show, in an Industry Zone area featuring business-to-business exhibitors, as part of a dedicated Business Hub, with an adjacent Industry Lounge.
FILEX will also the one-day FILEX Business Summit on Thursday 19th April that will feature:
Todd Durkin, international motivator and personal trainer - The Blueprint For Success In The Fitness Industry
Emma Barry - Innovate Like A Boutique: 10 Tips To Staying Relevant And Borrowing From The Best
Thomas Plummer - The Way Forward: What To Do When Nothing Else Is Working
Amanda Stevens, consumer trends and customer experience expert - Turning Customers Into Advocates
Introducing the one-day FILEX Business Summit, Fitness Australia Chief Executive Bill Moore explains “the FILEX 2018 Business Summit will help you to create a roadmap for your success. To help you navigate the way through, we’ve engaged presenters who’ve been where you’re going, and innovators who understand how to change the status quo.
“If your fitness business is looking to differentiate, diversify, innovate, or simply progress to the next level of success - whatever that means for you, then I invite you to come along and join me at the FILEX 2018 Business Summit, where you will gain the skills, knowledge and expertise to achieve your business goals.”
Speaking about Fitness Australia's acquisition of FILEX, Moore advises "strategically it was the perfect fit for Fitness Australia meeting our objectives of proactive leadership, meaningful engagement and service excellence.
“In addition, it underscores everything that Fitness Australia, and indeed the fitness industry at large, holds dear - continuing quality education, raising the standard of our service offering, and the continued growth of the industry. No other event could eclipse this triumvirate of features that makes our Australian fitness professionals world class.
“Fitness Australia’s ownership of FILEX tells the community, the government and the business world that the fitness industry is robust and creative, that it is a serious and valid contributor to the health of Australians, that it is a mature industry worthy of investment, and that it is committed to growth and improvement of quality fitness services.”
For more information on FILEX click here for details in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.
Click here for more information on the FILEX Business Summit 2018 in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.
Click here for more information on the Fitness Show in Sydney in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.
Images: FILEX Business Summit delegates (top) and Fitness Australia Chief Executive Bill Moore (below).
8th November 2017 - FITNESS AUSTRALIA-LED JOINT VENTURE ACQUIRES FILEX CONVENTION
18th October 2017 - FITNESS SHOW PROVIDES A SNAPSHOT OF THE EXERCISE HABITS OF AUSTRALIANS
27th September 2017 - FITNESS SHOW ANNOUNCES CONTENT INTEGRATION AGREEMENT WITH FILEX
12th September 2017 - GREG HURST RETURNS TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE ROLE AT THE FITNESS NETWORK
11th May 2017 - THE FITNESS SHOW TAKES NEW SHAPE IN SYDNEY
30th April 2017 - AUSTRALIAN FITNESS NETWORK MARKS 30 YEARS
5th March 2017 - FOUR DAYS OF BUSINESS EXPERTISE TO BE SHARED AT FILEX
24th December 2016 - FILEX PREPARES FOR SYDNEY RETURN IN 2017
27th October 2011 - FITNESS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES INDUSTRY HONOUR ROLL
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