Over 30 businesses and organizations have joined the Healthy NYC Expo, in support of improving the overall health for all New Yorkers. The list of supporting partners include some of NYC’s most recognizable brands; ShopRite, EmblemHealth, UnitedHealthcare, Senior Whole Health, Vita Coco, Advantage Care Physicians, WellCare, Brookdale Hospital, and Kings County Hospital, just to name a few. (See the full list below).
Developed to create excitement and engagement around the topic of healthcare in New York City, the Healthy NYC Expo presented by ShopRite is set for this Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at the Brooklyn Sports Club.
“We are excited to participate in the Health NYC Expo, which serves as an opportunity to provide helpful information during this Open Enrollment season. At EmblemHealth, we are committed to initiatives that bring resources to the communities we serve and we look forward to telling Brooklyn residents about the wide range of plans we have available to suit their healthcare needs.” – Courtney Jay, Director of Corporate Communications for EmblemHealth.
Healthy NYC is a citywide initiative, with Brooklyn acting as the launching pad. The organizers have plans to produce one expo in each borough every year, as a way to galvanize community influencers, families, millennials, seniors, caregivers and healthcare professionals, around the idea of improving the overall Population Health of New York City.
In addition to over 30 exhibitors covering healthcare, fitness and nutrition, the expo provides attendees with tips and resources to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Event activities include medical screenings, prizes and giveaways, 90’s Hip Hop Spin (cycling) Class, Lauryn Hill inspired yoga, cooking demonstrations, Zumba, a Mental Health Roundtable Discussion, an exclusive Open Enrollment Medicare / Medicaid information session, Free student dance classes by Purelements Dance Company, health insurance options and much more.
Andrew Kent, Executive VP, ShopRite explained, “We are dedicated to the wellbeing of the communities we serve, which is why partnering with JIG Media on the Healthy NYC initiative was such an easy decision.”
Matthew Cofrancesco, Executive Director, Brooklyn Sports Club stated, “We are excited to be part of the Healthy NYC Expo, which will be a great event for the entire community. The Brooklyn Sports Club has been serving Brooklyn residents for many years, and we truly enjoy being able to help improve the health and well-being of our friends and neighbors.”
With an expected attendance of over 1,000 and digital reach of over 50,000, the Healthy NYC platform is poised to become NYC’s go to destination for healthcare information. New Yorkers from every borough and neighborhood are invited to attend each expo.
Event registration will remain open until event day: healthynyc.com/expo.
To become a partner, vendor, or sponsor for the upcoming Healthy NYC Expo, contact JIG Media at 718.285.9351 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
List of Partners
Senior Whole Health
New York Life
ENY District Leader Nikki Lucas
NYC Dept of Finance
Advantage Care Physicians
NYC Veterans Services
Kings County Hospital
Brooklyn Sports Club
Key Collegiate Charter School
Animal Care Centers of NYC
Center for Independence of the Disabled
Advanced Hearing Center
Kota the Friend
Tradition Home Care
Department of Aging
Access A Ride
Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC)
Family Health and Cardiac Center
Youth Advocacy Corps.
Mental Health Project of East New York