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The Fitness Show announces competition for budding entrepreneurs

The Fitness Show announces competition for budding entrepreneurs
March 6, 2019

Returning in April for its 14th year, The Fitness Show is looking to encourage aspiring industry entrepreneurs with a new space, The Start-Up Hub. 

The Fitness Show Sydney and its Event Director, Shaun Krenz, have joined forces with entrepreneurs Dan Conn, Ellice Whichello and Kwame Duah, to launch The Start-Up Hub, offering a unique opportunity for a new business to showcase a new fitness project.

Krenz says the event is the perfect showcase, and launching pad, for the biggest fitness trends and brands emerging in 2019, advising “many exhibitors have seen great success from using The Fitness Show as a launching pad, like EHPLabs for example, which started at The Fitness Show on the smallest stand but very quickly went on to hold one of the biggest stands at the show. 

“They are now are one of the more well recognised brands in the market.

“Companies like Reebok and Lorna Jane have also commented that the shows are critical in helping them maintain their status within the industry. They use the events as a platform to engage all of their core segments with exclusive product launches. 

“Life Fitness, the leaders in the commercial equipment category, consider the event to be without question the most specific and successful marketing activity that they do.”

The competition winner will receive the following; 

• A free 2 metre x 2 metre stand in the heart of the start-up hub for all three days of the Fitness Show Sydney 2019
• A $1,000 cash prize
• Consultation with the four judges of the contest during The Fitness Show to provide knowledgeable business advice for their business
• Complimentary press and social promotion via the Fitness Show’s platforms as winner of the Fitness Show start-up Hub contest 

To Enter
The four judges (Dan Conn, Ellice Whichello, Kwame Duah and Shaun Krenz) will be looking for the start-up that they think has got the potential to succeed in the long run and displays the drive to do so. 

To enter, all you need to do is create a short video lasting no longer than 60 seconds showcasing your brand/idea and what your business stands for. 

Ideally the video will be a show and tell of who you are and why you’re a worthy winner. 

Videos should be public and uploaded to Instagram, tagging @ausfitnessshow and #FitStartUp2019

For more information, visit the Start Up Hub at the  

• The Competition closes on 17th March at 11:59 PM AEST
• 10 finalists will be announced on Monday 18th March.
• The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on Thursday 21st March

The Fitness Show is being held from 12th to 14th April 2019 at the ICC Sydney. 

Click here for more information on the Fitness Show in Sydney in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar. 

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