Activities aplenty at latest edition of Health & You Exhibition

SINGAPORE - The biggest annual health exhibition in Singapore is set to take place at  Suntec Singapore Exhibition Halls 401 to 403 on July 20 and 21, 2013, from 9am to 9pm.

Health & You 2013 is jointly organised by The Straits Times Mind Your Body and Lohas, the health section of Lianhe Zaobao. Speaker of Parliament Mdm Halimah Yacob will grace the event as the Guest-of-Honour for the Opening Ceremony.  AIA Singapore is the presenter of the exhibition.

Into its ninth year, the two-day exhibition is a large-scale event where health conscious Singaporeans can find leading health, nutrition and wellness products and services under one roof.

Besides product offerings, various health checks will also be available at the exhibition.

The highlight of the exhibition is the "K-Pop Dance Challenge" which will happen between 3 and 4.30pm daily. A total of twenty five teams will contest the semi-final round, which will take place on Saturday. About half are expected to qualify for the finals on Sunday.

Winners of this group competition will win cash prizes. Other stage activities include exercise demonstrations and cooking demonstrations.

There is also a Kids' Corner to inculcate in children the love for nature via learning through entertainment as a form of education. Workshops include a Tee-Bags workshop, terrarium workshop and recycled paper art workshop.

Admission and participation in these activities are free and registration for the activities will be held on-site at the Kids' Corner.

Talks and seminars will also be held throughout the two-day event where health experts and specialists will cover a wide range of health topics.

Visitors to the AIA booth can look forward to great offers. Themed Real Change to Health begins with AIA Vitality, the presenter will launch AIA Vitality on 17 July.

It is an integrated science-backed wellness programme and provides comprehensive and valuable savings from partners such as HealthyFood at Cold Storage, Vitality Health Check at Guardian pharmacies and more.

Selected partners will be at the AIA booth to bring great offers to customers. Membership for AIA Vitality is at $9 per month and existing AIA customers may sign up at the AIA booth during the exhibition. New customers may also sign up with the purchase of selected AIA insurance plans.

Visitors can also participate in games at the AIA booth to win great prizes, like AIA Vitality skipping rope and AIA Vitality gymball. There are more than 1,000 prizes to be won.

This year, the Health Promotion Board's (HPB) exhibit will focus on the topics of nutrition, physical activity, mental wellness, screening, smoking cessation, HealthyMeTV (HMTV) and Healthy Lifestyle Index (HLI).

Health ambassadors will be onsite to encourage visitors to do the HLI and signup for HMTV.