2024 ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo,

Presented by Tampa General Hospital

Friday, February 23, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, February 24, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Tampa Convention Center

The ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo is FREE and open to the public. In addition to a T-Shirt Pick-up, we will offer the latest in running shoes and apparel, medical breakthroughs, and information to help you take charge of your health.

Several of the Bay Area’s leading health and fitness professionals will be on hand and will help you learn how to make choices that are best for your health, leading to a healthier and fitter lifestyle.

2024 ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo,
presented by Tampa General Hospital vendor registration, is open!

Click here for registration information.

Moving forward, we will use eventhub.net for our registration and communication platform. This will make signing up for our events easier and keep all your information stored in one place! Don’t worry – creating an account on EventHub is entirely free.

To register for our event this year, follow these steps:

  1. Click this link to go to our Showcase Page on EventHub
  2. Add the booth type you want to your cart from the Pricing Box and click the “Proceed to Checkout” button.
  3. You will be prompted to create an account or log in if you have previously created an eventHub account. Then, you can continue through checkout!
  4. At checkout, you will be able to purchase add-ons, complete your profile application, and, lastly, select your preferred payment method (check or credit card).
  5. Submit your order! Note: If you opted for a credit card payment, your payment will be placed on hold and will not be processed until we approve your order.

Click this link for a tutorial to help you submit your order

Other perks located in your Hub: you will have access to download/print your invoice or receipt, access documents, send me messages, see your booth assignment, and other logistics leading up to the event.

Be sure to bookmark eventhub.net and save your login (username and password) to your browser to easily be able to revisit your orders and complete the next steps! Once your order is approved, you can send us the paperwork, access your invoice, send us messages, and view your logistics info/booth assignment all from your Order Summary. All communication will be done on the EventHub platform. Click here for a  tutorial that will show you the possibilities:

If you get stuck or have questions, don’t panic! The Customer Success Team at EventHub is available to you to answer your account or feature-related questions and help you get started on their platform.  If you need help, don’t hesitate to reach out to them at help@eventhub.netPlease direct all your event-related questions to the event organizer.

As in the past, I am here to help you every step of the way. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions. Kitty@RunGasparilla.com or 813-254-7866 x206.

  • The Expo will be located at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602.
  • The Expo is just blocks from Bayshore Boulevard, the site of the 2023 PGDC Start and Finish Lines
  • For directions, parking, and hotel information please click here.


EXPO HOURS – Open to the public
  • Friday, February 23, 2024, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2024. 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.


  • Thursday, February 22, 2024. Noon – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, February 23, 2024. 6 a.m. – 9 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2024. 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.


  • Space is limited, ad we encourage interested vendors to act quickly to ensure the best location.
  • Email Kitty@RunGasparilla.com for more information.
  • Click here to register for the 2024 Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Tampa General Hospital Vendor Application.
  • Exhibitor List. COMING SOON


  • Goben is a full-service exhibit contractor providing exposition services nationwide!
  • To order Goben products and services, please click here for online ordering. We are COMING SOON!


  • Tampa Convention Center Guidelines and Services can be placed online by clicking here.
  • Food Sampling –  2024 ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Tampa General Hospital Sampling Request Form.
  • Email completed forms.


  • Must not block entrances/exits or Tampa Fire Rescue access locations
  • Fuel tanks must be less than ½ a tank for cars and less than ¼ if larger than a car
  • Fueling and de-fueling must be done off-premises
  • Keys must remain in Security Command during the event
  • Operators must be at least 16 years old
  • Visqueen or a drip pan must be placed underneath and remain in place at all times
  • Vehicle move-in times will be restricted during Exhibitor Move-in. Please contact Kitty to schedule a time.

General Information

The 2024 ABC Action News Health & Fitness Expo, presented by Tampa General Hospital, the Official Headquarters of the 2024 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Race Weekend, offers the latest in running shoes and apparel, as well as the latest in medical breakthroughs and information to help you take charge of your health.

The Expo is FREE and open to the public.