Fitex India acquired by Messe Frankfurt

December 18th, 2017 / By: / Industry News

Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India has expanded its portfolio to include Fitex India, an annual fitness and health event on the subcontinent. Messe Frankfurt and Smart Events, which has put on the event up to now, will join forces to create a dynamic platform for fitness, health, nutrition and wellness solutions for the Indian market.

A recent release illustrated the growth of the fitness market in India, stating that the total market is valued around $760 million, with an expected worth for 2017 closer to $1 billion.* Spikes in usage of fitness centers by India’s young people has led to a sharp growth in wellness and fitness retail, the release said.

Fitex India has been held annually in Delhi since its inception in 2014 and has grown into one of the country’s largest fitness and health exhibitions. The 2016 event attracted 12,000 visitors. The next Fitex India is scheduled for May 2018, at the India Expo Centre and Mart.

Messe Frankfurt is a trade fair, congress and event organizer headquartered in Frankfurt am Main.