We’re inspiring Canadians to be the Healthiest Nation on earth!

 Thank you for joining us at our third Live the Smart Way Expo at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. Want to join us in Spring 2019???

Email us today at [email protected]!

 

 

Here's what happened at this year's expo:

We raised over $10,000 for our 4 charities

1,139 pounds of food was donated to the Ottawa Food Bank

Tickets are by donation and 100% of all admission received went to our 4 charities

G Adventures gave away a $2,500 travel voucher to one lucky attendee that donated to one of our 4 charities

and…

We broke two new Guinness World Records!

Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors:

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

OUR PARTNERS

About Alive & Fit

Alive and Fit supports you on your journey to living a vibrant, healthy life with simple, wholesome living tips, ridiculously easy recipes and health hacks, fitness ideas, expert advice and more! Come get your free copy of Alive and Fit at the Expo and see them at their booth for a chance to win a grand prize which will inspire you to keep moving the smart way. http://www.aliveandfit.ca/

About Bullfrog Power

LTSW Expo was Bullfrog Powered. Bullfrog Power is a Canadian green energy retailer operating in Canada. Bullfrog offers its customers power from renewable energy sources, such as wind, low-impact hydro and green natural gas, a renewable biogas product that serves as an alternative to fossil fuel-based natural gas. Choose 100% clean, green energy with Bullfrog Power.

https://www.bullfrogpower.com

About Eco Dinnerware

Eco dinnerware begins in India, where women of the local villages collect the leaves of the Areca Palm Tree and transform them into plates, bowls, platters and tableware. Their product is 100% natural, disposable and biodegradable. Eco Dinnerware provided sampling bowls, plates and cups for all of our food and beverage vendors to help insure we are leaving a greenest footprint possible over the two days. https://ecodinnerware.ca/

About G Adventures

G Adventures has defined (and redefined) small group travel for over 25 years. Travelling with us is the very best way to get up close and personal with your planet in a way you’d never manage on your own. And when you travel with us, you support local communities and help make the world a little bit better for everyone. Welcome to a World of Good. Thank you To G Adventures for provided a $2,500 travel voucher to one lucky attendee that kindly donated to one of our 4 charities. https://www.gadventures.com

About Wild Willy’s Plants and Flowers

Wild Willy’s Plants and Flowers creates and deliver exceptional gift baskets that you’ll be pleased to send to family, friends and business acquaintances. Their gift baskets are perfect for corporate gifts, thank-you gifts and special recognitions! Choose from gift baskets filled with flowers and fruit, gourmet snacks, sweet treats and unique gift items. All of their gift baskets are prepared in our store at the time of order, and are guaranteed to be fresh and delicious when they arrive. You can see some of their beautiful bouquets and displays at the Live the Smart Way Expo. https://www.wildwillysflorist.com/

OUR CHARITIES

About Hopewell

Hopewell is eastern Ontario’s only eating disorder support centre. They are a not-for-profit registered charitable organization created in 1999 by three Ottawa mothers who were driven by a common goal to help their daughters overcome their battles with anorexia. Recognized by the professional community, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Ottawa Hospital, Hopewell has become a centre of excellence, providing information and support to those affected by eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia or binge eating). http://www.hopewell.ca/

About Wounded Warriors

Whether it is through our mental health challenges, the pioneering initiatives we fund through third party partnerships, or their individual support management Hand Up program, they are committed to ensuring we provide a diverse set of programs and services for our wounded soldiers and their families. As a privately funded organization, their partnerships – through a host of community events and corporate fundraising initiatives – make their programs possible.

About The Royal

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres. Our mandate is simple: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. The Royal combines the delivery of specialized mental health care, advocacy, research and education to transform the lives of people with complex and treatment resistant mental illness.  http://www.theroyal.ca/

Alive and Fit supports you on your journey to living a vibrant, healthy life with simple, wholesome living tips, ridiculously easy recipes and health hacks, fitness ideas, expert advice and more! Come get your free copy of Alive and Fit at the Expo and see them at their booth for a chance to win a grand prize which will inspire you to keep moving the smart way. http://www.aliveandfit.ca/

About Ottawa Food Bank

Every day we see how hunger affects men, women and children and how it can become a barrier to success. People who come to us have families and jobs to keep with bills to pay. Life is challenging enough. Imagine facing it on an empty stomach. We work in partnership to create a healthier city by empowering people, increasing access to healthy food, and advocating for systemic changes that reduce food insecurity. http://www.ottawafoodbank.ca/

Alive and Fit supports you on your journey to living a vibrant, healthy life with simple, wholesome living tips, ridiculously easy recipes and health hacks, fitness ideas, expert advice and more! Come get your free copy of Alive and Fit at the Expo and see them at their booth for a chance to win a grand prize which will inspire you to keep moving the smart way. http://www.aliveandfit.ca/

The Expo is all about Eating Smart, Moving Smart and Living Smart!

TASTE new foods and uncover the latest nutrition trends


LEARN from top health and fitness experts, and take part in on-site exercise programs


SHOP from hundreds of unique health exhibits and LEARN from health seminars


Not just another health expo… we’re different.

Each exhibitor is hand picked and invited to join the Live the Smart Way Expo™ based on a quality screening for health integrity and alignment with the Live The Smart Way Brand™. Each exhibitor is vetted by Kathy Smart and by her team of registered nutritionists and registered fitness trainers.

Call us toll-free for more information to see if your health business qualifies for next year’s Expo.
1-844-80SMART (844-807-6278) or email the Smart Team at [email protected]!

Here’s a taste of some of the exhibitors who were at Live the Smart Way Expo Ottawa!!!

Our 2017 Keynote Speakers

Kathy Smart

Kathy Smart is a Multi- Award Winning Nutritionist, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Huffington Post Writer, Healthy Body Image Advocate and TV Personality.

Kathy teaches, motivates and inspires others to live their healthiest and happiest life by empowering others through motivational keynotes, TV appearances, books, recipes and traditional media.

Christo Bilukidi

  • St. Patrick’s Catholic High School alumni
  • Georgia State University graduate, majored in Sociology
  • 2012 NFL draftee, 189th pick
  • Idlewood Bespoke co-owner
  • Ottawa Community Housing tenant embassador
  • CanfitPro certified personal trainer
  • Certifed Fascial Stretch Specialist
  • 2017 Mayor of Ottawa’s City Builder Award winner

The Experience

  • Sample hundreds of delicious, healthy foods

  • Learn from top chefs and nutrition experts

  • Experience inspirational talks

  • Shop and save from healthy lifestyle exhibits

  • Support 4 Canadian Charities: Hopewell Eating Disorder Clinic, The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, The Ottawa Food Bank and Wounded Warriors Canada.

Tony Greco

Tony Greco is Canada’s Leading Fitness Specialist and the Co-Founder of Greco Fitness (www.grecofitness.com). In the early 1990s, Tony along with his friend Paolo took a $10,000 venture loan to begin what has now grown into the leading boutique fitness gym in Canada and soon-to-be-present in the U.S market. Starting a business from scratch is no easy task. Everything Tony has learned about business and wellness came from passion, dedication and hard work. He doesn’t give up and his record shows it.

Tony won the IAKSA World Kick Boxing Championship title in 1995. In 2016, Greco Fitness merged with a team of successful Ottawa business investors and the well-established New-York based Integrity Square, an early stage growth investor in the Health, Active Lifestyle & Outdoors (“HALO”) sector.Tony is frequently sought out by some of the biggest names in the NHL. He has trained Claude Giroux (the Philadelphia Flyers), Dan Boyle (New York Rangers) and Mike Fisher (Nashville Predators), just to name a few.

Tony has also created programs for, and personally trained, Country Star Carrie Underwood and former Supermodel Carol Alt.He is a top graduate from the Sports Performance Institute, whose certification exceeded the guidelines established by the National Fitness Leaders Advisory Council in personal training, strength training and aerobics instruction. Tony continues to go above and beyond with each and every aspect of his fitness training system, in which franchisees and clients alike, reap the benefits of an amazing program.

Full Speaker Schedule, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

11:15 am – 11:45 am Jody Mitic (unable to show)

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Jennifer Lynn: 3 Steps Towards Smarter Mental Health

12:35 pm – 12:50 pm Robert Smith: The Frankenstein Condition

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Kathy Smart: Are YOU an Apple or a Pear? Find out YOUR Metabolic Type

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Michelle Book: Digestive Healing 8 Tips to Improve Digestive Health

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Cyrus Kuhzarani: Digestive Health (Pure Labs Vitamins)

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Anantha Mahadevan: Guided Meditation (Art of Living Foundation)

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Michelle Book: 8 Tips to Improve Digestive Health (CHFA)

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Christo Bilukidi: “Believe in Your Dreams” Journey to the NFL

Sunday, November 12, 2017

10:15 am 10:45 am Paula Phillips: Zumba

11:00 am – 11:30 am Dr. Hema: Masala Bhangra

12:15 pm – 12:55 pm Dr. Gupta: Ayurvedic Living and YOUR Gut

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Tony Grego: Get Lean and Get Fit

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Evan Mangino and Kathy Smart: TasteUS Cooking Demo

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Kathy Smart: How to Eat for Your Body Type

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Dani Pueyo Grand: Salsa Babies Ottawa Demo