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July 10, 2020 Amelia Wilcox

11 Ideas to Make Your Next Virtual Health Fair Successful

Are you trying to put together a list of vendors for your upcoming virtual health fair? Having the right people to present information on the right topics is essential to a successful health fair event.

In this article, we’ll give you 12 ideas of different topics to cover at your next health fair.

 


11 Virtual Health Fair Vendor Ideas


Virtual Health Fair Ideas

1. Desk Ergonomic Instruction

Show your virtual health fair attendees simple changes to the arrangement of equipment can increase productivity and decrease the pain caused by poor posture.

Have someone demonstrate proper posture, the right chair and screen height, as well as other factors of desk ergonomics.

Related: Your Guide to Healthy Workplace Posture: Office Ergonomics

2. Mindfulness

Offer a 10 minute guided meditation class.

Guided meditation is when a meditation practitioner talks viewers through every step of the meditation process. Using meditation techniques practitioners guide viewers through the process of slowly clearing their minds, and through a series of steps that bring calm and relaxation.

Related: 10 Minute Guided Meditation

3. Home Health

Display a variety of home health items reminds fair-goers of things they should have in their home that they may have forgotten about.

The display items can even be used as a giveaway prize at the end of the fair. Items could include band aids, some over the counter medications, a bottle of isopropyl alcohol, pain relief creams and first aid essentials.

 

virtual health fair vendor ideas

4. Mental Health Support

Invite virtual mental health professional or counselors to talk about different ways to cope with stress, anxiety, or depression.

Mental health problems can impact every aspect of total health, especially at such a transitional time, so teaching employees how to handle those negative emotions can make a big difference.

Related: Mental Health Support at Work

5. Nutrition

Provide healthy recipes that promote mindfulness.

Everyone loves delicious food. Offer recipes that contain whole grains, whole fruits and vegetables and nuts/seeds. A healthy workplace is a focused and productive workplace!

6. Virtual Physical Fitness (Guided Yoga)

Offer virtual guided yoga classes as part of your virtual health fair. Results of guided yoga are improved posture while sitting at a desk, and alleviating lower back pain by strengthening muscles that support core strength. It’s also wonderful for increased flexibility, which can help open up tight hips and lower back — a common result of desk-work.

7. First Aid

It’s always helpful to have a refresher in CPR, the Heimlich Maneuver and other life-saving techniques.

Invite the American Red Cross to do guided demonstrations. You may also want to consider working with the Red Cross to allow employees to sign up for in-depth certifications or training.

 

virtual health fair ideas and activities

8. Gardening

Scientific evidence suggests there are health benefits for those who garden, beyond just eating the healthy food you’ve grown. Gardening has been proven to relieve stress and improve your immune system.

Encourage attendees to begin growing a small garden. 

9. Foot Health

Invite a podiatrist to talk about the importance of wearing the right shoes for both working out and everyday use. Comfortable shoes can reduce injury and prevent foot pain.

10. Company Health Initiative

A health fair is a great place to launch a new company health initiative and gather sign-ups for it. Employee wellness programs, that help promote a healthy physical and mental lifestyle among your employees.

Related: Checklist for Evaluating Your Workplace Wellness Program

11. Virtual Massage

Massage is a great way to make an immediate difference in your employees lives.

Practitioners will demonstrate ways that employees can use massage techniques to relax and rejuventate themselves through guided virtual massage.

Related: 5 Minute Guided Massage to Boost Your Energy

 

Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Zenovate formerly Incorporate Massage a leader in corporate massage since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company who’s platform provides employee stress management tools that arm businesses with actionable data and positive employee experiences to improve wellbeing, boost morale, and increase engagement.

Amelia has exponentially grown her company from a solo living-room service business to an international technology brand.

Awards
Recently listed as a Forty Under 40, Fast 50, Inc 5000 Twice awarded National Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002
Member of American Massage Therapy Association
Served on Utah Worksite Wellness Council from 2012-2015

Education
Attended Utah College of Massage Therapy
Educated in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah

Publications
Massage Magazine (AMTA's publication)  

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