The 4th Edition of the Riminiwellness show will take place in Rimini, Italy from the 14th - 17th May 2009.

The great fitness, wellness and sports show, organized by Rimini Fiera with the sponsorship of Emilia Romagna Regional and Provincial Government and Rimini Municipality, attracts the sector´s professionals and the general public from all over Italy and numerous foreign countries (there were 130,029 visitors in 2008), offering four inimitable days of business and amusement.

It must be remembered that at the last edition the expo hosted 330 companies (exhibiting directly and represented) occupying over 150,000 square metres (of which 90,000 were indoors and 60,000 outside), plus 300 m2 of pools, 27 stages (2 pilates, 5 water, 3 dance, 3 spinning, 12 fitness, 2 rowing), 1,200 m2 dedicated to business meetings, 400 presenters, more than 1,000 hours of lessons, 5 special events, over 100 evening events in the Rimini area, from Bellaria - Igea Marina to Cattolica and across all the inland zone. Lastly, there were 438 accredited journalists, while TV, radio, press and Web contacts exceeded 160 million.

At the expo centre, the successful format once again proposed for the 2009 edition will feature two areas: W-PRO (dedicated to trade and professional visitors) and W-FUN (for the sector´s buffs) which will host the expo´s six core sections: Fitness, Wellness-Beauty, Sport & Fashion Dance, Wellness Food, Wellness Tourism, Contract Design.

RIMINIWELLNESS project manager Andrea Ramberti says, ´As well as these there will be a new expo and scientific area entirely dedicated to Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation.´ Marco Borroni, Rimini Fiera board member responsible for relations with the local area adds, ´After the expo, with RiminiWellness On The Beach, from Bellaria ? Igea Marina to Cattolica and including the inland area, there will once again be dozens of events, music, shows, sport, cuisine, theme parties and culture, held on the beach, in restaurants, pubs, clubs, amusement parks, artistic locations...´.

For more information, please see the website at http://en.riminiwellness.com/.