20 – 22 April 2018
International Convention Centre, Sydney

For 30 years, the epicentre of the Australian fitness industry has been the FILEX fitness convention. FILEX is an annual fitness conference, powered by Fitness Australia, which is held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

FILEX caters to the educational and networking needs of fitness professionals and fitness business owners and managers, by providing hundreds of educational sessions, which are delivered over three days.

FILEX is an annual opportunity for those who work in the fitness industry to learn from the world’s leading experts and operators in areas such as personal training, exercise science, nutrition, physiotherapy, sales and business, special populations, group fitness, sports and strength conditioning, yoga and mind body, and lots more!

Watch the FILEX 2017 highlight reel here
Who attends FILEX?

Every year FILEX attracts thousands of fitness professionals, instructors, trainers and business owners and managers, from all over the country – and the globe.

In 2018, the theme of FILEX is to motivate, empower and change. The conference is designed to provide information to help you feel motivated and empowered to encourage positive and permanent change in your personal and business life, as well as in the lives of your clients and/or members.

The Fitness Show

Co-located with FILEX is The Fitness Show, which is an enormous three-day expo that showcases the latest and greatest fitness and healthy lifestyle products and services, including footwear, apparel, equipment suppliers, nutritional supplements and more! For more information click here.

FILEX 2018 Featured Presenters

Thomas Plummer

Thomas has been working in the fitness business for over 40 years. He founded the Thomas Plummer Company in 1990, which eventually became the National Fitness Business Alliance (NFBA) in 2003. The NFBA is a group of industry vendors and suppliers banded together to bring advanced business education to all fitness business owners operating anywhere in the world. Currently, Thomas delivers around 20 workshops a year all over the world, and is in front of more than 10,000 people a year as a keynote speaker, event host and private consultant.

Todd Durkin

Todd is an internationally recognised fitness trainer, coach, an Amazon best-selling author, and speaker who works with some of the highest level athletes in the NFL, MLB, MMA, and Olympic Games. Todd owns Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, which is an award-winning gym that has been named a Top 10 Gym in the US five years in a row by Men’s Health. Todd leads a team of 38 employees and runs a Mastermind Group for hundreds of fitness professionals. He was also ranked in the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness” alongside Tony Robbins, Dr Oz, and Michelle Obama.

Jill Miller

Jill is the Co-Founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide, and Creator of the self-care fitness formats Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model® Method. With more than 30 years of study in anatomy and movement, Jill is a pioneer in forging relevant links between the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, athletics and pain management. Known as the “Teacher’s Teacher” Jill and her team of 500+ trainers has trained thousands of movement educators, clinicians, and manual therapists and individuals all over the world, teaching people to live better in their body by understanding proprioception, mobility, breath mechanics and recovery.

Glenn Mackintosh

Glenn is the Founder of Weight Management Psychology. He enjoys sharing messages of body positivity, intuitive eating, and enjoyable movement in his training of health professionals through Australia’s peak bodies, as well as through his public work as Resident Psychologist on Ten’s The Biggest Loser: Transformed. Glenn is involved in researching and teaching the psychology of eating, exercise, weight, and body image through some of Australia’s leading universities, including applied research on his online programs.


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Whatever your role in the fitness industry, at FILEX 2018 you’ll find people and experiences that will motivate you to new success, empower you to challenge yourself, and inspire positive and permanent change in both yourself and others.

Watch the FILEX 2017 highlight reel here

Six reasons to attend FILEX

Attending FILEX is the smartest thing you can do for your fitness career. Here are six reasons why:

You’ll learn a truckload of new things, and information is power.
You’ll expand your skillset, which will distinguish you from your competition.
You’ll network with other like-minded individuals and connect with people who may well change your life – both personally and professionally.
FILEX provides you with 12 CECs/10 CPD/3 PDPs points towards your re-registration with Fitness Australia, REPs NZ or Physical Activity Australia, making it one of the most fun ways to retain your national accreditation.

The financial investment you’ll make is most likely the most fun tax deduction you’ll ever have.
Because everyone who’s anyone will be there, so register today!

Date & Location

20 – 22 April 2018
International Convention Centre, Sydney