Presenter Applications for #FILEX2018 are now open!

If you’re a passionate, dynamic content-matter expert with a knack for sharing your message is an inspiring, thought-provoking way, then we want to hear from you!

We’re now accepting presenter applications on all things fitness - from programming, specific populations, and nutrition to marketing, behaviour change, and group training.

First time presenter? If you’re applying for the first time or you’ve applied previously but your application was unsuccessful, we highly recommend you watch this video recording of our recent presenter application info session. In it, Network’s Event Education Specialist, Alisha Smith, covers all of the key elements of the application process and gives you tips on getting your application noticed for all the right reasons by the programming committee.

Returning presenter? For the 2018 event, we’ve transitioned to a new application software system so you may notice a few changes. All applications must be completed in full via the online application system to be considered for inclusion.

Deadline extended! Applications will close on Friday 7 July 2017 at 11.59pm AEST.

Step by Step Guide APPLY HERE


Applications will close on Friday 30 June 2017 at 11.59pm

So if you’d love to be a part of the presenter faculty for Australia’s premier fitness education experience, apply now.



Remuneration is assessed individually, considering a number of different factors such as presenting experience, topic area expertise, number of sessions, and predicted delegate appeal.

Travel and accommodation is typically the responsibility of the presenter, though in some cases may be provided as part of your remuneration.

All presenters are entitled to a Complimentary pass to attend FILEX, discounted access to additional events and an invitation to the VIP and Presenter function.
We will endeavour to notify you by Tuesday 31 October 2017.
Due to the incredibly high number of applications received, regretfully we are typically unable to provided detailed feedback on individual applications.


  • Highly practical in nature but may have some theory components included
  • Focused towards personal training, group fitness/group training, or other practical applications of topics such as pre and postnatal, specific populations, regeneration/recovery, etc
  • Chairs not typically provided unless specifically requested.


  • Practical session only
  • Group fitness-focused
  • No chairs provided as delegates are moving throughout the session.


  • Theoretical session, with presenter lecturing from the front of the room
  • Delegates are seated theatre-style (in rows).

Interactive Lecture:

  • Theoretical session with practical demonstrations
  • Typically suited to topic areas such as strength and conditioning, personal training, corrective exercise, pre and postnatal, etc.
  • Delegates are seated theatre-style (in rows), with a small area (typically at the back of the room) cleared for practical demonstrations.


  • Practical session that is held outdoors (may need to be moved indoors in case of inclement weather)
  • Suited to group personal training or outdoor personal training concepts such as battle ropes, boot camps, etc
  • No chairs provided and typically no sound system.
Sessions in the Business topic area cover all parts of facility ownership and management, sales, marketing, customer service, leadership, business development, branding, and more. Personal Training: The broad topic area of Personal Training encompasses sessions such as, but not limited to: program design, functional anatomy, biomechanics, training tools, systems and protocols, and research.

Strength & Conditioning:
Program design, physical testing and assessment, latest S&C research, training tools and methods for use with athletic populations.

Group Fitness & Training:
Exercise-to-music classes, group training, group fitness instructor skills, circuit and boot camp training, indoor cycling, boxing. etc. Mind Body: Yoga, Pilates, meditation, tai chi, etc

Nutrition: Macro- and micronutrients, supplementation, fat loss, nutrition and conditions, nutrition for specific adaptations, nutrient timing.

Physio & Exercise Therapy:
Corrective exercise, assessments, dysfunction, technique errors and injury, biomechanics.

Lifestyle & Exercise Medicine:
Specific populations such as pre and postnatal, older adults, kids, hormones, epigenetics, health and lifestyle conditions.

Coaching & Behaviour Change:
Coaching clients and team members, mindset, strategies for empowering behaviour change.

Recovery & Regeneration:
Soft tissue work, stretching, mobility, active recovery, research on recovery methods such as sleep and thermotherapy.


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