Lifestyle & Wellbeing

fitness, leisure and products for every day

Wearables tech has grown to be a big part of people’s lifestyle. Whether concerning fitness, wellbeing, meditation, music and entertainment industry or other hobbies, integrated wearables in smart watches, clothing and sensors have become a huge market and an easily adaptable product for consumers to connect to their life.

Companies involved

We are looking at Wear It Festival, collecting information what is it about, what is the next hype, what may happen here. Not only here because this will be carried out into the entire world.

Philipp Miehlich, General Manager Business Unit OEM at VARTA Microbattery

The search for innovative solutions and wearables is a big topic at the moment! Of course we deal with the issue and we see if we can work together with one or the other here at the event.

Ramin Scharifi, VW Garage – Connectivity Lab

Peter Bona

Head of Design at HUGO BOSS AG

Oliver Lange

Head of Lab Germany at H&M Laboratory Germany

Benjamin Penkert

Founder at SportsTechX

Benoit Mariani

Founder & CEO at Gait Up SA

Drew Henson

CEO & Founder at SEAM Technic

Brad Richards

Head of Innovation at DO School Innovation Lab GmbH

Philipp G. Schwarz

Founder at GLUCE GmbH

Dr. Jacob Skinner

CEO at Thrive Wearables

Tim Brownstone

CEO and Founder at KYMIRA

Seetal Fatania

Founder at Fifth & Blue

Kayvan Mirza

CEO and Co-Founder at Optinvent

Marco Suvilaakso

Chief Strategy Office at Polar

Suzaan Sauerman

Lifestyle Consumer Technology Consultant

Camille Baker

Lecturer at University for the Creative Arts

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These are your benefits

Benefits to lifestyle solutions providers

  • Meet senior decision makers in the area of lifestyle, wellbeing, fitness, beauty, fashion & insiders

  • Conducts 45min Industry focus Masterclass with preselect/ pre-arranged Lifestyle and Wellbeing professionals

  • Obtain exclusive access to the senior delegation and present your services and products

  • Share your wishlist prospect list with our event Manager so we can try to arrange a meeting

  • Formal and informal networking in a professional setting that allows for focused business interactions.


Benefits to attendees from the lifestyle sector

  • Key industry insight: Attend cutting-edge wearable conference sessions, obtain access to unique wearable Tech & Trends expertise and take away new solutions to your day-to-day business challenges

  • Benefit from focus Masterclass with preselect lifestyle professional in focus group with max 10 attendees.

  • Meet senior decision makers in formal + informal networking: Network face to face with the world’s top executives, discuss and debate strategies with your peers and most knowledgeable experts in the wearable field, and rapidly build a network of new business relationships

  • Leading providers: Meet and make contact with leading wearable solution and service providers to solve your most pressing product design, innovation & R&D challenges.

Day 1
25 Jun 2019

Hightech Luxury Clothing

Peter Bona is highly motivated in creating, developing and evolving wearable technologies concepts, considering his background of Professional Snowboarder, Electrotechnical Engineer, and more than 23 years in fashion design and research (FILA 2 years, Zegna 12 years, and Hugo Boss 4 years). He has started at a young age to develop and design garments, first as a professional athlete and...
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Peter Bona

New Directions in Mobile Media and Performance

Camille Baker’s practice is focussed on Performance and Emerging Technologies, with emphasis on wearable technologies and mobile phones used as a performance tool and collaborator. Dr. Baker is a Reader in Interface and Interaction, in the School of Communication Design at the University for the Arts, Epsom, Surrey, UK. She was the initiator and one of the consortium partners’ principle...
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Camille Baker

Limitless Sportswear

Tim is the CEO and Founder at KYMIRA, a life-conscious technology company with the sole aim of enhancing people’s lives through innovation, blending technology and biology in perfect harmony to release the limitless potential of human ability. KYMIRA produces wearable products that react and interact with the human body using patented technology to convert heat into energy and information, enhances...
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Tim Brownstone

Building up a wearable tech lifestyle brand

Suzaan has spent the past 19 years working for various technology brands, leading & transforming Global marketing organizations, developing innovative product portfolio’s, driving digital transformation and creating consumer product experiences. Today she is a consultant, advisor & investor, working with various fitness, wellness, and fashion brands, intersecting with technology. She is also a tech columnist writer & keynote speaker/panelist.
Suzaan Sauerman
Day 2
26 Jun 2019

Pioneering Sports-Wearables

This presentation will share a brief intro into the origins of Polar and how the very first digital heart rate monitor was born. From there we will look back through the last 40 years of wearables tech evolution that will help to inform where the category is heading. We will then drill down into one of the very new examples...
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Marco Suvilaakso

Making things work

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger – ANTELOPE.SPORTSWEAR increases training efficiency. This athletic clothing of the future is a combination of premium sportswear and wearable technology. ANTELOPE is composed of compression sportswear with integrated electrodes, a smartphone-sized power device, as well as an app to control the whole system. Muscle contractions during training are strengthened through external electrical impulses, increasing the intensity...
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Philipp G. Schwarz

Launching a Fashion Tech Brand/Product to consumers and tapping into a lifestyle

Seetal Fatania, Brand & Marketing aficionado turned Entrepreneur & Founder of Fifth & Blue – the go-to platform for Stylish Smart Tech under one roof. For the last 15 years, Seetal has worked with multiple FTSE companies within the Financial, Retail, Telecoms and more recently Fashion Tech industry. Her strength and passion include developing and launching great brands and products...
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Seetal Fatania

Making Sense of Motion

Benoit is an engineer from Supélec Paris and Ph.D. from EPFL, with 10+ years in movement science, wearable sensor technology, and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and CEO at Gait Up, delivering unmatched motion sensing products, which he successfully scaled up and lead to the acquisition by unicorn MindMaze in 2017.
Benoit Mariani

Pushing the limits of Wearable Technology

Dr. Jacob Skinner is a product development expert, who works with people and technology to create user-driven products that offer real value. Especially passionate about wellbeing, health, and social impact projects, he works across disciplines to solve technical challenges in wearable technology and the wider IoT space. Alongside Dave Sandbach, he is the driving force behind Thrive Wearables, the design...
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Dr. Jacob Skinner

in-ear vital signs monitoring for sports, medicine and workers safety

Dr Johannes Kreuzer studied electronic engineering at the Technical University of Munich from 2000-2005. The topic of his PhD was vital signs monitoring in daily life. During his university time and later, he worked for companies like Epcos, EADS, Airbus, Daimler, and Pilatus. Together with Greta, he founded the company cosinuss° end of 2011. cosinuss° is a technology company based...
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Dr. Johannes Kreuzer

Evolution in Design in 5 Transformative Stages

In this presentation, Drew will discuss how the evolution of design –in 5 stages– transformed his creative journey as he progressed from a design & engineering student to a startup CEO. His journey is full of wearable designs both analog and digital. After graduating in engineering, Drew began working in motorsports, learning how to problem solve in high-pressure situations. He...
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Drew Henson

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