August 15,2018 – the association hosted its annual International Sports Nutrition Industry Summit at Shanghai’s 5 star Regal International East Asia Hotel with sponsors Glanbia, GNC and NSF International as well as partners China Gate Consulting, International Society of Sports Nutrition – Asia and Reed Sinopharm FIBO China Expo.
The all day event attracted 70 international and domestic industry attendees and featured 13 industry expert speakers covering all aspects of the business:
Industry Size and Growth
Jeff Crowther – HPAChina Executive Director
Fitness Industry Insights and FIBO China
Kelvin Goh – CEO AsiaFit Consulting
Sports Nutrition Regulatory Insights
Li Qigeng – Secretary General Chinese Institute of Food & Technology, Sports Nutrition
Regulatory: Supplements & Ingredients
Wendell Wei – CEO China Gate Consulting
Manufacturing Sports Nutrition in China
Stephen Ye – Product Director Aland
Provon Protein: Better Fuel for the Body
Brent Petersen – Director Ingredients R&D Glanbia
Sports Nutriton & Market Development
Rowena Lai – Product Manager GNC China
Sports Nutrition: Global Trends
Annie Liu – Country GM Innova Market Insights
R & D of Sports Nutrition
Robert Wildman – ISSN-Asia CSO Dymatize
Omega-3: Latest Sports Nutrition Research
Lu Lei – Acct Director Aker BioMarine
China’s Health and Fitness Consumers
Marek Fudala – Director Innovation Practices Nielsen Group
WeChat Marketing & Strategies for Sports Nutrition
Jenny Chen – COO WalktheChat
Cross Border E-commerce & Sports Nutrition
Ron Wardle – China CEO ExportNOW
Be sure to attend next year’s event. It is the best opportunity to learn, share and network with both international and domestic industry experts.
The summit was followed by FIBO China Expo also in Shanghai held August 16-18, 2018. The expo is China’s leading Fitness and Sports Nutrition event. The summit combined with the three day expo makes an attractive time for international sports nutrition brands to visit China.
The association also organized its FREE annual Sports Nutrition Education Seminar on August 16th at FIBO China Exhibitor Showcase Stage. The seminar was open to all FIBO attendees, which was mostly made up of fitness trainers and exercise enthusiasts.