It’s no secret that the world of wellness is booming, with the industry estimated to be worth over US$4.2 trillion. Asia is one of the biggest growing markets, with Hong Kong at the forefront of trend development and innovation in the sector—just one of the reasons FIT Summit Asia will be hosted in the city at the Mira Hotel on September 25th. The FIT Summit will bring together some of Hong Kong and Asia’s leading wellness experts to deliver a variety of industry insights through discussions, talks and networking events. Check out what to look out for at this year’s FIT Summit Asia in Hong Kong.
On the list of confirmed speakers at the FIT Summit Asia are many of Hong Kong’s leading experts and entrepreneurs in the wellness sector, including Andrea Lomas, the Spa Group Head for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group; Heather Thomas Shalabi, the founder of Flex Studio; and Laurie Mias, the Founder & CEO of REVĪVŌ Wellness Resorts. Sharing insights across fitness, health and wellness from gym culture to alternative therapies to investment, the 30 thought leaders will head up the discussions.
The backbone of any summit, the keynote speakers at FIT Summit Asia range from short 15-minute addresses on fitness apparel and wellness trends in China, to a 45-minute panel discussion between the five keynote speakers on the sport, fitness and wellness landscape in North Asia. Expect to hear from Rey Bolivar, the COO of Will’s Group; Knattapisit Krutkrongchai, CMO of AIA Hong Kong and Macau; Sean Tan, Director of True Fitness; Keen Yim, Brand Director fo Lululemon Asia-Pacific; and panel moderator Robert Sawhney, the APAC Regional Key Account Manager for Technogym.
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The Summit will feature the presence of more than 100 local and international businesses, like Hong Kong fitness studios Coastal Fitness, H-Kore and XYZ, and international brands like Six Senses Resorts and Rosewood Hotels. The extensive attendee list means whether you’re looking for sporting businesses or to learn more about medical wellness, there will be an industry expert to answer your questions.
With 225 industry leaders uniting to explore different areas of the wellness industry, like growth strategies and emerging businesses, the Summit will promote thought leadership as well as business development. After the discussions and keynote addresses, a cocktail reception gives guests and speakers alike a chance to chat over the days’ topics.