Health and fitness may be a way of life for many, but rising obesity levels have seen more and more people join gyms and fitness clubs in order to improve their own health and standard of living. The health and fitness sector is a billion dollar industry with everything from weight-loss products, to gym equipment to fruit smoothies contributing to its wealth. Each year, throughout Europe, a number of health and fitness exhibitions are held, showcasing the latest products and technologies that can aid people in achieving a healthier lifestyle. Here are five of the best:
1. Gesund Leben, AustriaAustria's leading trade show for the health and fitness industry, Gesund Leben also plays hosts to a large number of beauty and lifestyle exhibitors. Organised by the Klagenfurt Fair Company and held at the company's exhibition centre, the exhibition attracts a host of visitors from doctors to health practitioners to students and the general public. Products on display are primarily Ayurvedic and herbal medications, health foods and relaxation products for health clubs and spas.
2. Mondial Spa and Beauty, FranceNow in its fifth year, the Mondial Spa and Beauty exhibition is dedicated to health and wellness, as well as beauty and cosmetics. The trade show that attracts over 12,000 visitors each year is the ideal place to discover the latest products and industry innovations as well as network with like-minded businesses and individuals. Held at the Palais des Congr?s in Paris, the Mondial Spa and Beauty exhibition is the idea place to see the latest technical achievements in the industry as well as develop your business relationships.
3. Fitness, SpainThis annual health show held in Madrid, showcases the increase in popularity of the health and recreation industry in the country. Showing off the latest health and fitness products in Europe and held in the Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I, this show is set to be one of Europe's biggest health and wellness events.
4. Mednat Expo Lausanne, SwitzerlandDedicated to alternative health and wellness techniques, the Mednat Expo hosts over 75 exhibitors displaying the latest in herbal and complementary medicine. Showcasing the latest in herbal and therapeutic relaxation products, it is one of the leading health and fitness exhibitions in Switzerland, and is very popular with the region's health clubs and spas.
5. For Fitness And Wellness Prague, Czech RepublicHeld at the Prague Exhibition Centre, the For Fitness and Wellness trade show is one of the leading events in Europe. Displaying everything the health and fitness industry could ever need, products on show include swimming pools, massage products, fitness equipment, sports equipment and even relaxation and personal care products such as tanning lotion and soothing, alternative music. The exhibition also hosts educational seminars and competitions, as well as interactive displays and fitness work outs. The show is often held at the same time as the Golf Show, Auto Moto Show and For Bikes, giving visitors a whole range of products to see.
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