Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England has been confirmed to deliver an opening address at Elevate 2016, emphasising the importance of physical activity in the health agenda.
In addition, Public Health England and Sport England have been confirmed as lead supporters, alongside London Sport and The Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH).
Over the course of the two-day event taking place at Olympia, London on May 4-5, thousands of attendees will be welcomed, all benefiting from a free exhibition and seminar programme boasting 100s of speakers and exhibitors from Health, Elite Performance and Exercise.
Elevate will run three seminar streams covering Future Performance, Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing and Inclusivity strategies to increase participation. Speakers represent a range of organisations including EIS, UK Sport, Intelligent Health, Life Fitness, Macmillan Cancer, Nuffield Health, British Cycling, Juniper Research and Transport for London.
Consisting of seven feature areas, two attractions and 150 exhibitors, attendees will learn about how the links between exercise, health and performance are strengthening. With inspiring attractions including a skills pavilion and technology walk, practical demonstrations and innovative solutions all being showcased, attendees can immerse themselves in the latest products and research designed to facilitate future cross-sector collaborations. Exhibitors include Wattbike, Kingston University, eGym, Origin Fitness, TRX, Youth Sport Trust, Power Plate, 4global, Speedflex and Active IQ.
Further supporters of the event include London Sport, The Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA), SIBEC, Fit For Sport, The Knowledge Transfer Network, Parkour UK, and The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) among others.
Max Quittenton, Director of Elevate, comments: “Elevate will be the UK’s first cross-sector event, allowing professionals to come together, learn from each other and communicate their perspectives on how to tackle physical inactivity, facilitating future health innovation.”
For more information and to register for FREE, visit: www.elevatearena.com