DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTING PARTNER OF FIBO GLOBAL FITNESS AFRICA

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - Reed Exhibitions, are delighted to announce Dis-Chem Pharmacies as the presenting partner for the FIBO Global Fitness Africa, the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness and health.

FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies is three action-packed days of all things fitness as well as a one-day fitness industry summit. From 26 to 28 October, stock up on the latest fitness equipment, apparel, sports nutrition and supplements from exhibitors offering great show-only specials.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is thrilled to be involved as the presenting sponsor of the inaugural FIBO Global Fitness event in Africa for 2018”, says Brandon Fairweather - Marketing Coordinator in the Dis-Chem Health Category. “As a leading player in the health and wellness category, this is a natural fit for us, and we look forward to contributing to what will no doubt be a fantastic show”.

Megan Oberholzer – Portfolio general manager Reed Exhibitions adds, “FIBO Africa is excited to launch this global fitness craze on the African continent and look forward to inspire and motivate the fit movement within South Africa. We are thrilled to partner with a brand like Dis-Chem Pharmacies as the brand will elevate the foundation for which FIBO Global Fitness Africa stands.”

Bringing together the latest fitness and health trends, products, events and experiences including live workouts, fitness classes, seminars and cooking demonstrations, you’ll walk away feeling inspired and motivated. FIBO Africa contains eight zones including FitFood, FitGear, FitTech and FitBody. Each zone caters toward the interests of individuals passionate about leading a healthy and active lifestyle, bodybuilding and strength enthusiasts, as well as fitness industry professionals.

Another highlight of the Festival will be the Q&A session by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson! Not only does Hafþór (pronounced Half-Thor), wear the crown of the World`s Strongest Man, he also stars as Gregor Clegane, better known as "The Mountain” in the HBO hit series, “Game of Thrones”.

Join us at Johannesburg’s Ticketpro Dome to find your fit in fitness and to seek out the newest concepts, ideas and products suited to your wellness needs.

Book your tickets today at: www.computicket.co.za

For more information visit: www.fibosa.co.za
Facebook: @FIBOAfrica
Instagram: @FIBO_Africa

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About Dis-Chem Pharmacies
Since 1978, Dis-Chem Pharmacies has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies, with linked dispensaries, family clinics, comprehensive self-medication centres and so much more. As a leading specialist in health food, beauty, sport supplements, health and well-being, Dis-Chem offers the widest ranges in these categories, along with expert advice, competitive prices, and a world class Benefits programme, which rewards customers and gives back to the community through the Dis-Chem Foundation. Every day, in every way, we strive to keep our promise to be ‘Pharmacists who care’.

About FIBO Global Fitness Africa
FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies is a three-day event focusing on the fitness, wellness and health industry and that is open to the public. From 27 to 28 October, visitors will be exposed to everything (from apparel to equipment and nutrition) as well as see the latest developments in the industry. In addition, visitors will be able to take part in various group fitness activities and watch fitness competitions.

FIBO Global Fitness Africa Summit will host International and local experts who will share their expertise and insights into the latest industry trends on 26 October.  Inclusive of an exhibition & demo area to showcase the various exhibitors products and offerings, this platform is built to the industry’s requirements to not only facilitate more business, but networking and relationship building too.

About FIBO Global Fitness
From Cologne to Shanghai and Johannesburg to the United States: FIBO is expanding its global activities and establishing a direct presence in the target markets. FIBO in Cologne, the Leading International Trade Show for Fitness, Wellness and Health, draws about 1,000 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors to Germany each year. This is where innovations are launched. This is where international trends are set. This is where the industry comes to invest. FIBO China has been the central meeting place of the Asian fitness industry since 2014. FIBO Africa and FIBO USA will be launched in 2018.

About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events business, enhancing the power of face to face through data and digital tools at over 500 events a year, in more than 43 countries, attracting more than 7m participants. East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group PLC, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

Issued on behalf of FIBO Global Fitness Africa presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies by TPW.Agency

Dionne Domyan-Mudie:         Dionne@TPWagency.co.za
Tamaryn Nicholson                 Tam@TPWagency.co.za
Benjy Mudie                            Benjy@TPWagency.co.za