The EXPO Experience: Your Guide to Sports Nutrition Industry Exhibitions

Do you want to improve your business? Get good deals? Build relationships and be entertained all at the same time? Then mark your calendar now to attend one of the nationwide sports nutrition Expos that are held throughout the year. It’s the best way to connect with companies who believe that the business of sports and health nutrition is the best way to increase your bottom line.

Across the nation there are several key industry tradeshows that you can attend to help you improve your business. According to EXPO magazine, over 92% of tradeshow attendees state that the number one reason for attending shows is to see new products as well as keep up-to-date on industry trends. Generally, attending a show directly benefits the bottom line of your business due to special show pricing that is usually better than everyday deals. In addition, it’s a great opportunity to build and strengthen relationships with your business partners.

Why You Should Attend

  • See new products and developments
  • Keep up-to-date on industry issues and trends
  • Increase your industry awareness
  • Network with colleagues and vendors
  • See specific companies or products
  • Attend seminars and workshops
  • The competition attend
  • Place orders
  • Entertainment-Most Expos have several sporting events ranging from Bodybuilding, Cheerleading, Car Shows and more.

Who Attends

  • Fitness Centers and Gyms
  • Natural Product Stores
  • Franchises
  • Buyers
  • E-Tailers
  • Smoothie Stores
  • Retailers

Show Agenda

Top Industry Shows

Arnold Expo

The 2014 Arnold Fitness EXPO will again feature 700 booths of the latest in sports equipment, apparel and nutrition and a stage that hosts unique, non-stop competitions and entertainment that combine to make the Arnold Fitness EXPO the heart of the Arnold Sports Festival.

When: February 28-March 2

Where: Columbus, Ohio

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Expo West

Natural Products Expo West continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals. This show is exclusively for buyers only.

When: March 7-9

Where: Anaheim, California

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Europa Games at the Get Fit & Sports Expo

The Europa Games continue to grow and expand in size and across the nation. The Games offer an Olympic-like spread of varying events for participants to compete in, spectate and enjoy. At any of the Europa shows you will find CrossFit competitions, MMA, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Skateboarding, Wrestling and many other activities. Over 35,000 athletes competed in the Europa Games in 2012 and the shows had 150,000 attendee's. The Expos are constantly growing in size as well and offerings. Plus, there’s bound to be one near you. We'll see you in 2014. Are you game?

Europa Games - Orlando

When: April 11-12

Where: Orlando, Florida

Europa Games - Dallas

When: May 9-10

Where: Dallas, Texas

Europa Games - Hartford

When: June 28

Where: Hartford, Conneticut

Europa Games - Phoenix

When: October 25-26

Where: Phoenix, Arizona

Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend

Over 30,000 bodybuilding and fitness fans from all over the world come out to see, sample and purchase the newest products from over 650 booths consisting of supplement, apparel and fitness companies while having a chance to meet athletes, celebrities and industry icons!

Showcase events include FLEX Bikini Model Search, Pro Powerlifting Championships, Olympia Grappling Championships, Mr. Punyverse, Figure Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Ms. Olympia, Bikini Olympia, Pound4Pound Championships, 202 Showdown, America’s Strongest man Championships and a few others that will get your heart pounding and your adrenalin pumping!

When: September 18-21

Where: Las Vegas. Nevada

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Besides the shows listed above, Europa attends many more shows throughout the year so that we can visit customers such as you. We offer competitive show pricing, showcase new products as well as free access to the show itself for Europa customers. Check with your sale consultant on shows that you can register to attend.

Tips for Attending

Before the Show

  • Sign up for Europa eblasts by emailing to ensure that you receive any early bird show deals.
  • Avoid the confusion at the show by pre-registering. Contact your Europa Sales Consultant for pre-registration information or visit
  • Have a goal of what you want to accomplish, such as which vendors to visit, what seminars and networking events to attend.
  • Get appointments with any vendor you'd like to meet with during the show.
  • Plan to bring any employees who would greatly benefit from attending the trade show.

At the Show

  • Take some time to review events, education and exhibitor listings online before the show.
  • Pick up your badge before the show floor opens.
  • Make sure your badge is in plain sight while visiting exhibitors' booths
  • Pick up a Show Directory Map when you arrive onsite.
  • Bring plenty of business cards.
  • Take advantage of show specials and discounts.
  • Take a break every few hours to refresh, have a snack and get some fresh air.

After the Show

Make sure to take follow up with your Europa Sales consultant post-show to ensure that you can stock all of the new products that you saw at the Expo. Place any last-minute show orders.

Dates and events can change without notice