Jillian Michaels and Hayley Wickenheiser among distinguished presenters at canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show
TORONTO, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the 21st annual canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show taking place from Friday, August 8 to Saturday, August 9, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. If #YouareFitness, you need to be at the largest fitness event of the year!
With over 200,000 square feet of exhibits, and over 200 leading fitness, health and wellness companies represented, this is the fitness event of the year for the expert and rookie alike. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from world-renowned fitness celebrities and experts right on the trade show floor as they bring you the latest in exercise and nutrition information, classes and demos.
Keynote from four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Hayley Wickenheiser: Fresh off her Gold Medal win at the Sochi Olympics, Wickenheiser will present 'It's foolish to be normal,' explaining how success comes from going above and beyond what others normally do. The keynote will take place Friday, August 8, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
On Saturday, August 9 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., members of the general public are invited to take part in a Q&A session with Wickenheiser and have their photo taken with the hockey legend, followed by a workout.
Limited spots for the Haley Wickenheiser experience are still available to members of the general public. Visit: www.canfitpro.com/consumerto to register.
(Media passes to the class and Interview/Photo Opportunities available upon request)
Presentation and workout with Jillian Michaels: On Friday, August 9, fitness enthusiasts will have the unique opportunity for a Q&A session with celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels. Following the session, Jillian will lead 1,000 participants through her BODYSHRED class, a 30-minute high intensity, fun and effective interval/circuit workout divided into sections of three minutes of strength moves, two minutes of cardio and one minute of core.
Date and Time: Friday August 9, 12:00 – 2:15 p.m. – Q&A Session followed by BODYSHRED workout. (Media passes to the class and limited Interview opportunities available upon request)
Limited spots the for the Jillian Michaels experience are still available for the general public. Visit: www.canfitpro.com/consumerto to register.
To request a media pass for either session, please contact: [email protected]
Many of the world's leading health, wellness, fitness and nutrition experts and companies will be in Toronto for this renowned event. A summary list of companies and individuals can be found below. Interviews with fitness experts or company/product representatives are available upon request, pending timing.
Sponsors and Exhibitors
-Tommy Europe - Tough love television host
-Jeff Galloway - Former Olympic runner and renowned running coach and author
-Kathy Smart - America's Gluten-Free Expert
-Brenden Brazier - Vegan Ironman triathlete
-Terry Eckman PhD. - Active aging expert
-Brent Bishop - Regular fitness expert on CTV's The Marilyn Dennis Show, author, personal trainer
-David Patchell-Evans - GoodLife Fitness Founder and CEO
-Dr. Natasha Turner - Canada's leading naturopathic doctor
-Peter Twist - President of Twist Sport Conditioning, professional athlete trainer, author
-Colin Milner - Founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging
Interview & photo requests: To arrange an interview with a health/fitness/wellness expert attending the conference, please send an email to [email protected] and we will arrange an interview time on Friday or Saturday as scheduling permits.
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro's over 100,000 members include some of the world's finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness consumers. www.canfitpro.com
SOURCE: Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro)
For further information: Media Contacts: Holly Dunn - Dunn & Associates Communications and Public Affairs Inc., [email protected], Tel: 902-422-6014 or Mobile: 902-266-3866; Erin Andersen - communications and media manager, [email protected], canfitpro | CANADIAN FITNESS PROFESSIONALS, 1-800-667-5622 x228