Reed to acquire majority stake in Australian Fitness Shows

Australia, 17th May: Recently, Reed Exhibitions Australia (RXA) announced the company intends to acquire a majority stake in the Fitness Shows, positioned as the largest fitness exhibition in Australia. Details of the transition will be discussed in the near future.

The Fitness Shows, organised by Talk2 Media & Events (T2M), are held in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane annually. At the April 2017 Sydney edition, some 35,000 fitness professionals and enthusiasts attended the show which was held at ICC Sydney. A fitness convention, FILEX, was also co-located with the exhibition.

RXA Managing Director, Brian Thomas, said, “We have worked very closely with our colleagues in Germany to learn about this most passionate of industries.  Talk 2 Media has built very successful shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. We have been greatly impressed by the work of Matt Pearce, Stephen Malbourne, Shaun Krenz and the team. We look forward to working with them to accelerate the growth of the events.”

Sources: Reed Exhibition press release, EEAA article