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AusFitness Expo and AUSactive announce two-year partnership

AusFitness Expo and AUSactive announce two-year partnership
November 17, 2023

AusFitness Expo, the leading fitness and wellness event in Australia, has entered into a two-year partnership with AUSactive, the peak association for the exercise and active health sector, building on a previous collaboration.

As part of the enhanced partnership, AusFitness Expo Sydney, which is now scheduled for 11th to 13th October, will align with AUSactive's Gala Awards Night and Senior Management Summit, offering a convergence of networking opportunities and industry insights for participants.

Additionally, the AUSactive - Active Health & Trainer Summit will take place directly on the Trade Show floor - seamlessly integrating with the Expo and elevating the overall experience for all involved.

Barrie Elvish, Chief Executive AUSactive, said he was thrilled to enter into this two-year industry alignment with AusFitness Expo and enthused “this partnership represents a significant step forward for the fitness industry in Australia.

“It will create a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking that will benefit both our members and AusFitness Expo attendees."

In tandem with this partnership announcement, AusFitness Expo is excited to introduce a suite of content enhancements designed to scale attendance.

Shaun Krenz, co-founder and Event Director of AusFitness Expo notes “this partnership marks a significant milestone for both entities, promising unparalleled value for event attendees and exhibitors alike.

"We are delighted to embark on this two-year industry alignment with AUSactive, which adds significant value to AusFitness Expo. Our core strategy revolves around creating an inclusive celebration of all the different fitness communities coming together under one roof, and we are thrilled with how it has all come together. The enhanced partnership and new offerings build on our mission to bring fitness communities together and further enrich the overall experience for our attendees, exhibitors, and partners. AusFitness Expo is the fitness event of the year, and we eagerly anticipate welcoming everyone to Sydney in October."

Exciting New Activations
AusFitness is highly focused on bringing fitness communities together. Building on these core strengths, AusFitness Expo will introduce a range of thrilling new community activations to the Sydney event in 2024 including:

  1. Oceania Strongman Championships
  2. AusFitness Cross Functional Invitational
  3. Australian Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships
  4. Australian Amateur Boxing Championships
  5. Australian Kettlebell Championships
  6. Australian Weightlifting Championships
  7. DEKA, the Decathlon of Functional Fitness

Working with leading industry associations and sporting bodies will see some of the nation’s fittest elite athletes compete, taking the event to the next level and inspiring attendees.

Continuing Partnerships
AusFitness Expo will continue its partnerships with events such as Powerlifting Australia Championships and ICN Natural Bodybuilding & Sports Modelling.

Krenz added “with these exciting integrations and partnerships, AusFitness Expo solidifies its position as a truly national gathering of fitness enthusiasts, professionals, and industry leaders.”

About AusFitness Expo
AusFitness Expo is the leading fitness and wellness event in Australia, bringing together fitness enthusiasts, industry professionals, and leading brands for an immersive experience. With a focus on community, innovation, and education, AusFitness Expo is the ultimate destination for all things fitness.

Melbourne, 13th and 14th April 2024, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Sydney, 11th to 13th October 2024, International Convention Centre Sydney

For more information, visit

About AUSactive
AUSactive is the peak association for the exercise and active health sector in Australia, dedicated to advancing and representing the interests of fitness businesses and professionals. For more information about AUSactive, visit

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