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Press Release

16th November 2023

AusFitness Expo announces 2-Year partnership with AUSactive, exciting event updates

AusFitness Expo, the premier fitness and wellness event in Australia, proudly unveils a transformative 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 11 – 13 October, will align with AUSactive's esteemed Gala Awards Night and Senior Management Summit, offering a unique 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, CEO of AUSactive, said he was thrilled to enter into this two-year industry alignment with AusFitness Expo.

“This partnership represents a significant step forward for the fitness industry in Australia,” said Barrie. 

“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, stated:

“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 Expo Cross Functional Invitational
3. Australian King’s Cup Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships
4. Australian Amateur Boxing Championships
5. Australian Kettlebell Championships
6. Australian Weightlifting Championships
7. AusFitness Expo Fitness Racing Championships

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 proudly continues its partnerships with esteemed events such as Powerlifting Australia Championships and ICN Natural Bodybuilding & Sports Modelling.

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

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, 13-14 April 2024, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 

Sydney, 11-13 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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