Events & Industry Calendar

On this page you will find a list of key industry events in New Zealand and a Calendar of events that those working in the Fitness Industry may wish to attend or be involved with. Click on the logo next to the event for more information.

2020 ExerciseNZ Wallplanner


Click on the image of the wall planner above to see a full sized sample.

Limited quantities of the 2020 wall planners are available for free from ExerciseNZ. Contact ExerciseNZ for your free copy now.

The wall planner includes all key industry events Kiwis from the industry attend, and also important dates such as school holidays and public holidays (including regional anniversary days).

Upcoming Key Industry Events


ihrsa-logo          IHRSA Conference 18-21 March 2020, San Diego, California, USA

The biggest event of its type in the world! ExerciseNZ Members receive discounts on the published rates by booking on IHRSA’s website

FitEx LITE – 4 April 2020

Designed to offer world-class education opportunities for exercise professionals and movement practitioners of all types via a one day event that’s jam-packed with opportunity and education

Filex – 1-3 May 2020  Sydney, Australia

Australia’s best-known convention


ExerciseNZ RoadShow – 8-18 June 2020

ExerciseNZ goes on the road and visits many of NZ’s cities around New Zealand, for further information


Regional Yoga Forum – 8-18 June 2020

The Hauora Roadshow is all about connecting with and supporting the yoga community in New Zealand.   Being held in eight cities from Auckland to Dunedin.  2 options either – either the yoga forum alone, or the forum and plus a mini keynote – on updates and happenings in the Exercise and Movement industry in NZ and educational session by Fascia and movement expert Ian O’Dwyer


2020 Exercise Industry Awards: Saturday 21st November 2020, Auckland.

The industry awards are co-timed with the FitEx Conference & Hauora Yoga Conference (see below), The dinner is a prestigious black tie event celebrating the amazing work of the fitness and exercise industry. 

For more details visit the website

FitEx_logosheet.indd20-22nd November 2020  AUT North Shore Campus, Auckland

FitEx is the name for the conference for the fitness and exercise industry in New Zealand.Featuring the latest in science and business for every facet and role within the fitness industry – from facility owners, though to exercise professionals (Personal Trainers, Group exercise Instructors).

Note: Conference is the weekend of 21/22 November, with pre-conference workshops (including the managers business summit) on Friday 20th November.

THE event to attend for anyone working in the exercise industry in New Zealand!

20-22nd November 2020  AUT North Shore Campus, Auckland

Hauora Yoga Conference, will be taking place from 20-22 November 2020. This is the only Yoga event of its type in New Zealand, and we look forward to bringing together some of the biggest names in yoga, both locally and international, together with New Zealand’s yoga community.

We gather to educate and empower our yoga teachers, inspire our yoga students and develop our national yoga community. We uphold yoga principles and values, with reverence for the many aspects and expressions of yoga within our unique cultural landscape. Educate yourself, practice yoga and be part of national discussions with our selection of Clinics, Masterclasses, Workshops, Discussion Panels, Keynote Speakers and more!