FIBO Africa Global Fitness returns, even bigger and better in 2019.

May 16, 2019

16 May 2019 –Reed Exhibitions, South Africa`s premier exhibition organiser and venue management company, announced today that Africa’s leading health, wellness and fitness Festival, FIBO Global Fitness Africa, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmaciesreturns to the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 25 to 27 October 2019.

Last year’s festival was an overwhelming success with over 6 500 attendees through its doors, and over 100 fitness and health exhibitors interacting with the public and professionals alike. The Ticketpro Dome became a playground for fitness enthusiasts and professionals to network, seek out the latest wellness concepts and innovations, and further their knowledge in the fitness industry. Throughout the three days at FIBO Global Fitness Africa 2018, 61 Free Fitness classes were hosted, 22 speakers shared first-hand experience in health, wellness and fitness, 20 delicious food demonstrations and 17 athleisure fashions brands were showcased.

Returning to FIBO Global Fitness Africa 2019 will be the universally popular MiFitness Games which last year hosted 330 competing athletes as well as the various focused Fit Zones including FitMOVE, FitFOOD and FitWEAR. We will also be introducing some new and exciting Zones to cater for the interests of individuals passionate about leading a healthy and active lifestyle.

This year’s festivalwill be raising the bar a few notches higher with several updated exhibits and programs including a massive 380 sqm Dis-Chem Village offering the best in healthy living supplements and nutrition

On the 24 October, FIBO Africa will host its third annual summit, themed Future of Fitness. The summit will have to educational streams – one focusing on fitness facility management and the other for personal trainers. Local and international speakers will provide all attendees with valuable information that they can use to improve their health, wellness and fitness offerings.

This year we are delighted to announce the introduction of The Dream Team where FIBO Africa will be following the fitness journeys of ordinary South Africans seeking a healthier lifestyle. These will include The Bros, The Ladies, The New Mom , The Traveller and The Couple. Each will be given a FIBO Power Pack of trainers, nutritionists and life coaches to assist them to reach their fitness goals

FIBO Global Fitness Africa, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmaciesis not just a festival for the fit-xperienced, it is the perfect platform for aspirational consumers interested in having a healthier lifestyle.  Motivation and Fitspiration is guaranteed to be around every corner at FIBO Global Fitness Africa. FIBO is here to help you find your Fit in Fitness – what works for you, and your love for fitness.

Ticket Information:

Tickets to FIBO Global Fitness Africa, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies2019 can be purchased at

PRE-SALE Ticket Prices:
Day Pass: R120.00 per person
Weekend Pass: R200.00 per person

DOOR-SALE Ticket Prices:
Day Pass: R150.00 per person
Weekend Pass: R250.00 per person

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For all Festival 2018 visual highlights go to:

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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 Dischem Pharmaciesby TPW.Agency

Dionne Domyan-Mudie
Tamaryn Nicholson
Benjy Mudie
Contact: 083 326 1776