2016

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September 10 and 11
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Join your favourite Wellness Couch presenters and special guests for our BIGGEST Wellness Summit Yet!

On September 10 & 11, the greatest wellness show on earth will be hitting the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Come along for 16 hours of powerhouse wellness!

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Over the course of 2 days you will be taken on an adventure of education, entertainment and empowerment in the pursuit that you will be inspired to play a bigger game in your own life (no matter how big or small it already is).

Our intention is to inspire the living daylights out of you so that you are truly jumping out of your skin to raise the bar and take the people you love the most along the ride with you.

Schedule of Events

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Brett Hill

Brett Hill Chiropractor, Author, Podcaster, Speaker, Paleo Warrior Dr Brett Hill is a wellness expert, chiropractor and author of the life-changing book How To Eat An Elephant. He regularly appears on TV, radio and in print, and his media appearances, seminars,...

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Laurence Tham

Laurence Tham Chiropractor, Business Coach and Podcast Host Laurence Tham is the Co-Founder of The Wellness Couch, a podcast network hosting 20+ Health and Wellness Podcast Shows including the top ranking "The Wellness Guys Show" and "Inside the Champion's Mind" in...

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Tim Robards

Tim Robards Founder -THE ROBARDS METHOD, Chiropractor Tim Robards has one of the most chiselled and recognisable faces (and body) in Australia and is known for his dedication to health, fitness and clean living,Already a successful Sydney Chiropractor with his own...

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Kale Brock

Kale Brock Coach Kale Brock, otherwise known as ‘The Fermented Food Guy’, is a Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Certified Exercise Coach (The CHEK Institute). He has worked in the health and wellness industry since 2007 alongside some of the best Naturopaths in...

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Kim Morrison

Kim Morrison Founder and Creator of Twenty8 Chemical-free Skincare and Aromatherapy, Best-Selling Author, Health and Lifestyle Educator Kim Morrison is the founder and creator of Twenty8 Chemical-free Skincare and Aromatherapy, a five times best selling author and...

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Carren Smith

Carren Smith Wellness Speaker Having spoken to groups from 20 to 2000, Carren leaves her audience feeling inspired to take action and make positive changes in their life, their business and in their relationships.Through working with numerous well known companies and...

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Join us for the inaugural Wellness Couch Awards at Crown Melbourne!
Event includes 3 course dinner and drinks.
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: $197 each or table of 10 $1700

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Cyndi O’Meara

Cyndi O'Meara Not your typical nutritionist, Cyndi disagrees with low-fat, low-calorie diets, believes chocolate can be good for you and thinks cheating and eating yummy food is an important part of a well-balanced diet. Cyndi must be doing something right...

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Dr Damian Kristof

Dr Damian Kristof is an international speaker and lecturer who instills passion and zest in all his audience. His lighthearted but content rich presentations bring compelling and enlightening messages, which will inspire and stimulate all.

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Marcus Pearce

Marcus Pearce Founder - Exceptional Life Blueprint, CEO - The Wellness Coach, Speaker, Coach, Podcaster In a former life Marcus Pearce was a workaholic journalist, radio and television producer. That past life included an obsession with AFL football, which led him to...

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Jo Whitton

Jo Whitton Author, Blogger, Whole Foods Cook & Speaker Jo Whitton is a food blogger, author and speaker from Far North Queensland. She has always loved to cook, and began experimenting with allergy friendly cooking when her children were young, due to health...

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The Merrymaker Sisters

The Merrymaker Sisters Health and happiness advocates, passionate entrepreneurs and health coaches Emma and Carla, also known as the Merrymaker Sisters, are health and happiness advocates, passionate entrepreneurs and health coaches, who are on a mission to merrymake...

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*Schedule of events subject to change

The Wellness Couch Awards

7:30pm Saturday 10th September

Choose Wellness Couch Awards Regular Ticket

Wellness Summit Exhibitors

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Do you want to be an exhibitor at The Wellness Summit? Click here for more info!

Come and meet the hosts of your favourite Wellness Couch podcasts!

Wendy's Way Wellness Women Radio Vitality Hacker Thriving Child Podcast The Healthy Shift Worker That Paleo Show Real Food Reel One Minute Mindfulness Nourishing the Mom Mums The Word Mind Over Movement Bumi's World

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Wellness Summit?

The Wellness Summit is the signature two-day event hosted by Australia’s #1 health and wellness podcasting network The Wellness Couch. The Couch was founded by the hosts of the network's flagship podcast The Wellness Guys, with annual downloads now exceeding 1.5 million. With 22 shows and over 30 hosts covering the big stories and issues in the wellness world, The Wellness Summit was created in order to turn the digital podcast experience into a real-world, life-changing weekend. 

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What time does the Wellness Summit begin?

The 2016 Wellness Summit goes from 9am – 6pm on Saturday September 10 and from 9am-5pm on Sunday September 11. Registration is from 8am on the Saturday. An optional experience (subject to ticket availability) is to include the 2016 Wellness Couch Awards ceremony, which begins at 7pm on the Saturday night. Each day has three breaks – morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (food not provided).

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Is the event close to shops and accommodation?

Yes! This is one of the biggest reasons for holding The Wellness Summit in the centre of Melbourne. If you’re planning on arriving earlier or staying later, Melbourne has plenty on offer. The Hilton South Wharf adjoins the MCEC, and a discount code for accommodation is provided when you register for the event. DFO South Wharf is also located next to the venue.
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Why did we create The Wellness Summit?

There’s only so much information you can share on a podcast! With over 20 podcasts now on The Wellness Couch, we recognise that listening to a podcast is one thing, but having the accountability of learning alongside other wellness enthusiasts is an entirely different game. Workshopping your way through a live event like this one can also help to bring clarity to your wellness journey. Podcasts are lonely! Furthermore, we love meeting our listeners and hearing your stories of success first hand. It's the fuel that keeps us doing what we do.

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Will my Dietary Requirements be looked after?

Whilst food is not provided, many of our exhibitors provide food. And being The Wellness Summit, all dietary preferences are included in our exhibitor area. Alternatively, South Wharf offers a range of sensational eateries.
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Can I bring my Partner or Teenage Child along?

Absolutely! We highly recommend bringing your partner if at all possible and if you have teenage children between the age of 12-16 years who are inspired by the health and wellness message then we can’t recommend this event enough! To encourage as many young adults attend as possible, registration is just $97 for your child.

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If I have a question, who do I contact?

Simply send an email to maui@thewellnesscouch.com and one of our team will respond within 1 business day.

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Who is speaking at this years' event?

In short? Your favourite Wellness Couch podcasters plus a few extra special guests! Click here for the full list of presenters for this years' event. Most, if not all podcasters on the Couch will be featured at some point over the weekend. We have a few surprises in store this year too, so be sure to check back to this site regularly and make sure you like @thewellnesscouch on Facebook and Instagram.

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Where is the Wellness Summit held?

This year's event will be held over two wellness-packed days at The Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia. MCEC is the premier location in the Melbourne CBD to run an event like the Summit, with tiered seating, easy carpark access, a great location, nearby eateries, state of the art facilities and more. The feedback on last year's Summit was so complimentary of the location that we just had to return to MCEC. 

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What is the refund policy?

Tickets to The Wellness Summit are 100% transferrable. We do not offer refunds to the event given the size of the event, however you are welcome to re-sell or gift it to your friends or family. Simply send an email to maui@thewellnesscouch.com with the change of name details.
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What is the schedule of events?

On Saturday we feature speakers including The Wellness Guys, Kale Brock & The Merrymaker Sisters (Emma & Carla Papas). On Sunday you’ll hear from Tim Robards, Carren Smith, Kim Morrison, Marcus Pearce, Jo Whitton and more. All podcasters on The Wellness Couch will be featured across the two days.

Who is The Wellness Summit for?

  • Anyone who is interested being a healthy, more vibrant version of themselves.
  • Anyone who wants the LATEST information on any of the following health topics: gluten-free living, the ideal diet, fermentation, hormones, mindset, rituals, values & beliefs, functional exercise and more.
  • Anyone who is wanting to enter the health and wellness industry and looking for a peer group to associate and network with.
  • Anyone who wants to raise a healthy family and share the wisdom of the wellness lifestyle with their children, siblings, spouses, parents and extended family.
  • Anyone who is looking to create an outstanding peer group of like-minded people. With over 600 others at the Summit, it’s nigh on impossible to leave without collecting one phone number and organising one date with a new friend!

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Feeling very privileged to have been in the company of so many amazing & inspiring people over the weekend, best investment of $$ & time that I’ve spent on myself in a long time.

Deb Morland

What a great day filled with fantastic information delivered in a lighthearted way. From the mind to the body to enlightenment and a deeper understanding of what you are capable of, this seminar encapsulated it all.
It was refreshing to see the presenters so motivated by their own words of wisdom. You literally felt their passion.
Never before have we been to a seminar where the presenters felt so aligned with each other. This is a seminar worth every dollar. Thanks so much for your huge efforts to bring your work to the world.

Sandy & Allan

Your very first summit was just fabulous and I was pleased to have been a part of it. All speakers shared their wealth of knowledge and were entertaining. I know my friends and I walked away after a 10 hour day having laughed and almost cried when listening to the speakers and yet felt like we’d been there only a short time. Bring on more summits. Great work guys/girls!

Trish McFadyen

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