New York, NY – January 21, 2015 - Technogym (www.technogym.com),a world leading company supplying fitness and wellness products, services and solutions,will be an official sponsor for the Clinton Health Matters Initiative's (CHMI) 2015 Health Matters Annual Activation Summitin Indian Wells, CA from January 25 to 27. Technogym constantly strives to promote health and wellness causes amongst both thought leaders and consumers through various social and public health initiatives, and the company is proud to work with CHMI again, representing the second year that the organizations are working together.
The Clinton Health Matters Initiative, an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, works to improve the health and well-being of all people by activating individuals, communities, and organizations to make meaningful contributions to the health of others. The goals of CHMI are to reduce the prevalence of preventable health outcomes, close health iniquities and disparities, and reduce healthcare costs by improving access to key contributors to health for all people. The Health Matters Activation Summit is an annual event that showcases ways in which individuals, corporate leaders, athletes, and health and wellness experts can contribute to solutions that positively impact health and well-being for people and communities across the country. This year’s Summit highlights the work of CHMI and its strategic partnerships and features panels on health and the economy, health innovation, scalable solutions for healthy communities, behavioral health in primary care, connectivity in healthcare, and universal access to sport and physical activity.
“We are proud to sponsor the Clinton Health Matters Annual Activation Summit for the second time,” said Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder, Technogym. “Public health and wellness is one of the cornerstones of our company through our initiatives like the Let’s Move For A Better World campaign that champions community involvement in impacting health and wellness in local communities. We are honored to work with the Clinton Health Matters Initiative to spread the message of public health and wellness across the world.”
At the Summit, Technogym will have knowledgeable staff on-site to promote wellness-based activities for the conference attendees. New this year is the introduction of Technogym equipment at the Summit’s relaxation lounge to help with muscle relaxation and stretching throughout the day. To further highlight the importance of wellness in professional settings, Technogym will donate 30 of its Wellness Balls in seating areas for attendees to sit on and exercise their core muscles. Additionally, Technogym will supply 100 exercise mats to be utilized for a 7AM morning workout on Monday, January 26th led by a CHMI celebrity trainer.
About The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation
The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for women and girls, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change. Because of our work, 26,000 American schools are providing kids with healthy food choices in an effort to eradicate childhood obesity; 36,000 farmers in Malawi and Tanzania have improved their incomes by more than 500 percent; 33,500 tons of greenhouse gas emissions being reduced annually across the the U.S.; more than 5,000 people have been trained in marketable job skills in Colombia; 8.2 million people have access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS medications; $200 million in strategic investments have been made, impacting the health of 75 million people in the U.S.; and members of the Clinton Global Initiative have made nearly 3,100 Commitments to Action to improve more than 430 million lives around the world. Learn more at http://www.clintonfoundation.org, on Facebook at Facebook.com/ClintonFoundation and on Twitter @ClintonFdn.
Founded in 1983, Technogym (www.technogym.com) is the world’s leading international supplier of products, services, and solutions in the Wellness and Fitness fields. With over 2,200 employees and 14 branches globally, Technogym exports 90% of its product to 100 countries. More than 65,000 Wellness centers and 100,000 private homes are equipped with Technogym. Technogym was the official supplier for the last five editions of the Olympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and will continue this partnership at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Technogym also is a leading sponsor at the next Universal Exposition, Expo 2015 in Milan.