Mark your calendars for 22-23 August 2024! The FILEX Business Summit & Expo is set to take place at the Hilton Hotel Sydney. This premier event is designed for Australia’s leading fitness business owners, managers, and decision-makers, offering a dynamic 1.5-day program packed with actionable insights and networking opportunities.

What is the FILEX Business Summit & Expo?

The FILEX Business Summit is a transformative event for fitness industry professionals. Previously a single-day event limited to 500 attendees, the 2024 summit has expanded to 1.5 days, featuring inspirational keynote presentations, future-focused roundtable discussions, highly actionable plenary sessions, and a thriving expo showcasing the latest products and services to accelerate business growth.

Why attend the FILEX Business Summit & Expo?

FILEX Business Summit 2024 has a dynamic program designed to equip you with essential tools, expertise, and skills. Join forces with industry leaders and visionaries to uncover invaluable insights, explore emerging trends, and seize unprecedented opportunities for growth. Whether you’re looking to refine your marketing strategies, master new technologies, or foster stronger business connections, FILEX has something for everyone.

When is FILEX 2024?

The FILEX Business Summit 2024 spans 1.5 exciting days on Thursday, 22nd August and Friday, 23rd August 2024.

Day 1: Start your journey on Thursday with registration and the expo opening at 11:30 AM, and join us for the welcome address at 1:00 PM. The day wraps up at 5:30 PM with drinks and canapés, offering the perfect chance to mingle and connect with fellow industry professionals.

Day 2: Jump back in on Friday at 9:00 AM for a warm welcome and dive into a day filled with insightful sessions, fantastic networking opportunities, and an expo brimming with the latest fitness industry innovations. We’ll wrap things up at 3:30 PM, leaving you inspired and ready to take your fitness business to new heights.

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Where is FILEX 2024?

Located in the heart of Sydney’s central business district, the Hilton Sydney is easily accessible by various modes of transport.

Address: 488 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

Hilton Sydney is conveniently located about 30 minutes from both Sydney’s International and Domestic Airports and just 100 metres from Town Hall Railway Station. You can reach the hotel by train, bus, or taxi from the airport.

Getting to the FILEX Business Summit & Expo 2024


If you arrive by car, program 255 Pitt Street into your navigation system and access the hotel via Pitt Street.

Hilton Sydney is approximately 30 minutes from Sydney’s International and Domestic Airports, and 100m/328ft from Town Hall Railway Station.

The hotel does not offer self-parking. The nearest public car parks are: Secure Parking (underneath the hotel) or next door at Wilson Parking. Otherwise the hotel offers valet parking for $95 (per 24hrs).

Using public transport? 

The Queen Victoria Building Light Rail stop is located on the doorstep of Hilton Sydney, providing direct access to both Circular Quay and Chinatown.

The nearest train stations are:

St. James Station – South Coast Line (In Hyde Park near the corner of Elizabeth St and Market St)

Town Hall Station – Central Coast & Newcastle Line (George St)

Coming from the airport?

Flying in?

Jump on the T8 train from the Sydney airport train station and jump off at Museum Station, Hilton Sydney is a quick 10 minute walk away.


Hotel guests and event attendees can speak to any of the friendly Hilton staff about storing their bicycle for the day.

Otherwise there is a Bike Rack bicycle parking lot on nearby Elizabeth Street.

How to attend FILEX 2024 – tickets

Registration for the FILEX Business Summit costs $695 which gives you full access to all sessions, the cocktail function and event catering.

But hurry – at the time of this article, there were still 36 early bird tickets left for a discounted $595

Accommodation for FILEX 2024

Why not make the most of your time in Sydney and stay for a few days!

Firstly, check out accommodation at Hilton Sydney so you can just wake up and you’re there!

Other nearby accommodation for all budgets include:

Food and drink during Filex 2024

Throughout the summit, enjoy morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea provided on-site. Plus, don’t miss the opportunity to network over drinks and canapés at the cocktail party on Day 1. If you’re looking to explore Sydney’s dining scene, here are some highly rated nearby restaurants:

However, in the Sydney CBD there are so many more to choose from!

Join Xplor Gym at FILEX 2024

Xplor Gym is proud to be the naming sponsor of the FILEX Business Summit & Expo 2024.

Make sure you come by our stand to say hi and to learn about our innovative gym management software. You can also meet our General Manager, Michelle Furniss, who will be presenting on day 2 on how important member experience drives member loyalty.

We look forward to seeing you at the FILEX Business Summit & Expo 2024!

Article by Xplor Gym

First published: 24 June 2024

Last updated: 24 June 2024