The 5th jubilee edition of International Fitness Trade Show, FIWE 2018, made history!
The biggest fitness Trade Show in central-eastern Europe, FIWE 2018, took place on 21st-23rd of September 2018.
This edition gathered 239 exhibitors from 18 countries and 29 136 visitors. Exhibitors presented their products and services in four Halls and total of 15 000 m2 exhibition space.
It was an exceptional Trade Show for everyone that took part in it. For the first time it lasted 3 days with Friday as a typical Business day. It was a great chance for Exhibitors to present their products and services and at the same time to gain new business contacts that will help them in the future to extend their business.
Business day with a positive feedback!
-Much thanks for such a positive feedback about our new formula that was implemented during 5th edition of FIWE Trade Show! A high attendance of decisive people showed us that consolidation of B2B and B2C formula brought an expected result. – said Artur Moczarski, Marketing Manager of IC Events who organized the Trade Show.
During Business day there were over 2000 Entr epreneurs that included managers and owners of fitness clubs, hotels and sport centers as well as investors, and governement representatives. There were also people who run business not related to fitness industry but who were looking for good and innovative solutions.
On the 21st of September there was an inauguration of the European Sport Week that lasted from 23rd til 30th of September. Łukasz Balicki, CEO of Efitness and the main initiatior of engagement that event with the fitness industry and cooperation of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism, gave a speech on the main stage of FIWE Trade Show.
A new formula also provided SALMA conference to business sector. That edition gathered over 90 attendants who did learn about sale and retention in fitness clubs. Speakers talked about building sales strategy, management of sales team and technological news that support sales in fitness clubs.
FIWE Experts, another business conference that constantly takes place during FIWE, gathered leaders in business industry. An absolute top speakers were invited and included Sebastian Goszcz, Krzysztof Pakulec, Małgorzata Gala, Wojciech Twardzik, Michał Dachowski, Szymon Bartoszek and more. The conference lasted for 2 days and was visited by over 200 business owners who did learn about new ideas and solutions in fitness industry sector. That was also a great opportunity to take part in networking.
The weekend of 22-23 of September, was a real show! The whole exhibition area was opened to all sport fans. The Trade Show visited over 250 fitness super stars such as Tavi Castro, Yanita Yancheva, Ulisses, Stephanie Davis, Michał Karmowski, Akop and Sylwia Szostak, Adam Małysz, Jerzy Dudek, Warszawski Koks, Majewski and Deynn, Gosia Gałkowska, Arkadiusz Wrzosek and many more. Their presence generated massive crowds of visitors who could finally meet their idols. To many of them a
dream came true! Another record was generated during an International IFBB Championship competition, Diamond Cup. A huge crowd could see on the stage over 290 men and women eager to win this prestigious Diamond Cup Series.
There were also other events during FIWE Trade Show such as the biggest Crossfit competition organized together with LOGinLAB federatio, Street Workout competition and KSW zone.
KSW Fight Arena was organized with wow effect. Its schedule was dedicated to the biggest MMA federation called KSW. During trade show visitors could observe KSW media training and fans could meet and greet KSW members.
Every year FIWE trade show also consists events dedicated to people who are about to start their adventure with fitness. Those include conferences such as FIWE Personal Trainer, FIWE Fans, and Blackroll Education workshops. That was visitors can gain a great amount of knowledge and motivation.
Moreover, during FIWE Trade Show , a prestigious contest called FIWE AWARDS took place. Voting was held on www.fiwe.pl and during FIWE. Votes were made in 4 categories: equipment, innovation, supplement, and service od the year. The list of winners include: equipment – V-LINE – COSMEDICA, innovation – UCHFIT, supplement – PHARMOVIT, service – UPTOU .
The 5th edition of FIWE Trade Show would not be successful without its Sponsors and Partners. Much thanks to Gold Sponsor – Technogym, Silver Sponsor – Swanson and Perfect Gym, Partner: Apus Sports, Evolite Nutrition, Nutrend, IronMaxx, Future Body Clinic, Staropolanka, Blackroll Polska, Sport dla Wszystkich, Lingua Nova, City Fit, AS Pro Media, Cart Poland. Gold Sponsor of IFBB FIWE Diamond Cup Thaiger Nutraceuticals, Silver Sponsor of IFBB FIWE Diamond CUP Activlab, Partners of championships CarrieON, Evolite Nutrition, Make Up&Hair Partner ION Hair Design, FIWE FANS and FIWE Personal Trainer conferences partners Podioom, TrainTop, GT Training, FIWE Experts conference partner All For Body.
FIWE – the biggest Fitness & Wellness trade show in Eastern Europe took place on 9th and 10th of September in EXPO XXI in Warsaw. The 4th edition of FIWE Trade Show FIWE 2017 beat all records.
During 4th edition of FIWE trade show on space of 15 000 m2 we hosted over 236 exhibitors from 18 different countries. They presented their products in 4 exhibiton halls
Again there was beat record of attendence! During whole weekend 28 656 attendees visited EXPO XXI, including 150 press accreditation for event.
Special hours only for entreprenures attracted investors, regional or local authorities responsible for country investment, managers and owners of gyms, fitness clubs, sport shops, managers and owners of Wellness and SPA, hotels, representatives of medical sector, rehabilitation, sport clincs, representatives of armed forces
Exhibitors from countries like Great Britatin, German, Nederlands, Hungary, Pakistan, Czech Republic, Sweden, Belgium, USA, Austria or Russian preseted following sectors:
In front of main entrance there was special relax zone with Nissan area. Automotive Partner of FIWE Trade Show gave opportunity to get to know and drive newest model of Nissan Micra. Visitors were surprised by new car design, personalizing opportunities and Premium BOSE Sound System. Everybody had possibility to get to know other new Nissan cars like new Qashqai, X-Trail and Juke.
Another event – Conference FIWE Experts was dedicated for entrenprenouers, managers, owners and personal trainers. We cooperated with speakers like Tomasz Napiórkowski, Szymon Bartoszek, Sebastian Goszcz, Wojciech Herra, Łukasz Balicki and others.
Conferences like FIWE Fans and FIWE Personal Trainer was made for all sport fans. They could listen to fitness celebrities like Akop Szostak, Michał Sakowski, Marek Fisher Fitmake, Michał Undra, Jacek Feldman, Karol Małecki.
Workshops Blackroll Educaton by FIWE was something new in accompanying events schedule. It was organized in cooperation with Blackroll Polska Company. Participants could get to know about invalueable role of mobility in sport.
FIWE was also full of the high range of different competitions:
Grand Prix of Poland in Bodybiulding (Arnold Classic Qualifications) – it is one of the most prestigoues event in Polish bodybuilding scene.
Bodybuilding debuts PZKFiTS Summer Edition –summer edition of cult championship with 130 competitors.
LoginLAB Crossfit Contest – so far the biggest crossfit contest which took a place in Poland. Contest broke the record according to frequency of submitted competitots.
Street Workout Bar Battle 2017 Contest, over 100 athlets presented their skills in prepared special zone for streetworkout.
Fight Arena was another new event in our schedule. Every visitor had possibility to meet the best competitors of MMA and box as well as managers of fight clubs. All the fans could meet there competitors of KSW federation like Mariusz Pudzianowski and Michał Materla, FEN federation like Arek Wrzosek or Legia Fight Club – Grzegorz Sanecki.
FITNESS STARS FROM ABROAD
Over 200 popular fitness stars from all over the world came to Poland for 9th and 10th of September. There was possibility to meet Ambassador of FIWE – Stephanie Davis and others like Eveliene Nelle, Zsuzsanna Toldi, Ivan Sharpilov, Jackson Corley. Polish ambassadors of FIWE were Akop and Sylwia Szostak, Michał Karmowski, Michał Materla, guys from Warszawski Koks and Arek Wrzosek.
During FIWE trade show took a place another edition of prestige FIWE Awards contest. All Exhibitors from Fitness&Wellness industry could present their products and services before the trade show.
Below are presented winners in three categories:
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
We would like to thank for suport and trust to all FIWE Trade Show 2017 Sponsors and Partners:
Gold Sponsor – Technogym
Silver Sponsor – Incrediwear
Car Partner – Nissan
Partners: Nutrend, Apus Sports, Swedish Supplements, Sport dla Wszystkich, Dr. Koti
Body Building Partners: All Nutrition, Evolite Nutrition, Performance Sports Nutrition, Propharm, Thaigers Nutraceuticals.