Discover Wellness’ Announces Exciting News
KOTA KINABALU, 28th October 2013 – ‘Discover Wellness’ announced exciting news today at a press conference held at The Glass, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall. More than 50 health-care agencies, practitioners and brands as well as NGOs will converge at ‘Discover Wellness’; the biggest health and wellness exhibition and workshop in Sabah. Jointly organized by Discover Kota Kinabalu, Eleventh Avenue Marketing and IPEC Certification Bureau, ‘Discover Wellness’ will be opening its doors from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at Suria Sabah Events Hall from November 1 to 3. The exclusive free and open for the public 3-day event will be officiated by Ministry of Tourism Culture and Environment Assistant Minister Datuk Pang Yuk Ming.
Participating exhibitors will be featuring free product samplings, live demonstrations, health screenings as well as on-site services related to fitness, massage therapy, nutrition and healthy eating, presented by a diverse group of professionals. The 3-day exhibition and workshop will have exhibitors from all over Sabah and West Malaysia, who will be showcasing world class products such as Sothys, Intraceuticals, Dermsense and MFIII, as well as all natural and organic brands such as Lactovida, Enzyme Home, RBS Amorita and Origin.
Activities for children and the public such as coloring contest, fitness demonstrations and challenges, charity catwalk show, makeup and fashion show by Core Fitness, JuaraGym, Borneo Fitness Academy, Sabah Charity Angel and Imperial Beauty Academy will take place at the Sportmart Atrium (3rd floor, Suria Sabah). “We want to make ‘Discover Wellness’ an event for all – it is very family friendly. We will have activities not only for visitors and fitness enthusiasts but also for children,” said co-chairman of ‘Discover Wellness’ Mr. Alfred Allen.
Visitors will get to sample premium products and services, and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes by entering the ‘Visit & Win’ and ‘Purchase & Win’ contests. On top of that, first 3,000 visitors will also be entitled to receive a gift bag worth RM50.
Mr. Arthur E Lee, founder of Discover Kota Kinabalu said at the press conference that “It’s not just an exhibition to showcase and sell health products. Our primary aim is to educate the public to start taking care of our body, mind and soul,”
Specially invited internationally acclaimed key speakers including MA Carina Lipold, Dr. Sivakumar Kumaresan, Reiki Master Ms. Maria Joy Rowan, Practitioner of Phytobiophysics Ms Tan Hui Hian, Professor Zhu Wen Jun of Yat Ming Medicine will be presenting a broad spectrum of options for improving our health and well being. Some of the topics that will be discussed at the workshops include how to fight diabetes chronic complications using traditional herbs, weight loss lie, how to take simple steps towards a healthy and happy life and many more. The workshops are free to attend on a first come, first served basis.
IPEC Bureau & Certification will also be at ‘Discover Wellness’ to promote their national campaign series titled Reshape Beauty & Wellness Science and Contribute to Sabah Tourism.
Dr. Ng Wee Kiong, the head of Beauty Therapist and Aesthetician Certification Scheme (BTaA) remarked, “The accredited Scheme and certification provide an assurance of safety to the consumers, by endorsing industry best practices and quality treatments adopted by credible and capable Malaysian beauty practitioners. The certification scheme undertakes a globally accepted process of assessment, responsible oversight and periodic re-assessments of the competence of certified persons,”