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FILEX 2016: REALISING POTENTIAL

29 April to 1 May 2016
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

FILEX is a three-day educational conference where 2,500+ people who work in the fitness industry come together to learn new techniques, tips and ideas to help them further succeed in their roles. The event is owned and delivered by Australian Fitness Network, the industry’s original and leading membership organisation for fitness professionals and businesses.

At FILEX you’ll learn from the world’s leading health, fitness, nutrition and business presenters, who deliver a combined 230+ total sessions over the three days.

In 2016 the theme of FILEX is ‘Realising Potential’, so the entire weekend is designed to help you become the best version of you. With networking, social and educational opportunities, you’ll leaving feeling inspired, motivated and overflowing with the creativity and energy to further your industry success.

Workshops 28%
Lectures 37%
Master Classes & Plenaries 26%
Interactive lectures 10%
Networking opportunities 100%

The ultimate fitness experience

Over 230+ cutting edge sessions – choose from Business, Personal Training, Group Fitness & Training, Mind Body, Nutrition, Physio & Exercise Therapy, Lifestyle & Exercise Medicine, Aqua and our new strand Coaching & Behaviour Change!

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Presenters

Over 120 industry experts ready to share their knowledge and skills with you, click the button below to read their bios.

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Price and packages

FILEX 2016 pricing and information on expiry dates. Take advantage of the lowest rate today!

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7 Ways to Save!

Here are 7 ways to help you save on your FILEX 2016 Registration. Save up to $140 per Registration!

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Inspiration & Networking

FILEX isn’t just about running from session to session, it’s also a superb opportunity to network with fitness peers and remind yourself that you work in the greatest industry there is!

2016 Highlights

6 reasons to attend FILEX

5 Pre-Convention Workshops and 2 one-day Summits on offer! You’ll be spoilt for choice as there’s something here for every fitness professional!
These 3 days can equip you with the tools to take the next step in your fitness career. FILEX 2016 is where the industry comes alive and where leaders come together to share their ideas and experience.
FILEX 2016 brings to life cutting edge information in theory and practical sessions delivered by leading presenters – in an atmosphere bursting with energy and excitement. From PT to Aqua, Group Fitness & Training & to Nutrition, Physio & Exercise Therapy to Business, Mind Body to Lifestyle & Exercise Medicine – and so much more! Be sure to check out our newest strand – Coaching & Behaviour Change!
The FILEX 3-day event has been approved for 12 CECs with Fitness Australia, 10 CPD points with NZ Register of Exercise Professionals and 3 PDPs with Physical Activity Australia. Want the opportunity to earn more? Check out our Summits and Pre Convention workshops.
Experience the inspiring FILEX Keynote Address from world-class speaker Glenn Capelli. You’re guaranteed to walk away entertained, inspired and ready to take on new challenges.
The FILEX gives you the opportunity to Network with over 2000 like minded fitness professionals! Join us in reminiscing about how far our industry has come, celebrating where we began and what the industry has achieved to date, and striving for even greater success in the future!

FILEX 2016 Featured Presenters

Joe Cirulli

Joe Cirulli

The owner and founder of Gainesville Health & Fitness (GHF) centres in Florida, USA, Joe had a vision of what he wanted to accomplish since he was 21, but one day realised that unless everyone on his team had the same vision, its potential would never be realised. He focused his efforts on motivating his team members to create his company’s vision, and today GHF is one of the best-known health clubs in the world.

Peter Twist

Peter Twist

An exercise physiologist with a masters degree in coaching science, Peter coached in Canada’s National Hockey League for 11 years, and trained over 700 professional athletes. As CEO of Twist Sport Conditioning, he oversees the global expansion of licensed Twist Sport-Fitness Gyms, the delivery by Master Trainers of Twist certifications in 30 countries, and online sport fitness certifications. A passionate and widely awarded educator, Peter has published over 500 papers, 14 books, 24 DVDs and 14 certifications on athlete development.

Helen Vanderburg

Helen Vanderburg

A former World Champion synchronised swimmer and honoured member of the Sports Hall of Fame in Canada, Helen is owner of Heavens Elevated Fitness Club and Fusion Fitness Training. With over 30 years’ experience in club management, program development and motivational speaking she brings a wealth of know-how to her presentations. Helen is the recipient of many industry awards, including the 2013 CanFitPro Presenter of the Year, 2005 IDEA Instructor of the Year.

Douglas Heel

Douglas Heel

With a background in physiotherapy and kinesiology, Douglas is the developer of the Be Activated system for achieving both immediate and long-term results when working with the body. In addition to using it in his own practice with elite sportspeople and teams, Douglas’ pioneering approach is used globally in a wide variety of settings, with health and fitness professionals he has trained applying it with their everyday clients and patients.

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Date & Location

29 April to 1 May 2016
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre