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Best Health Fair Ideas: Creative Vendors and Activities

Amelia Wilcox
January 17, 2024
October 9, 2022

The key to a successful company health fair is making it a fun and memorable experience. The best way to do that is by having the right vendors and the right activities.

Since the massive shift to remote work, virtual health fairs have become all the rage.

Here are some creative health fair ideas to kick your next virtual health fair up a few notches.    

Company Virtual Health Fair Ideas: Vendors, Activities, and Giveaways

Our Favorite Virtual Health Fair Ideas and Activities

To really make your virtual health fair something employees get excited about, you'll want to offer something a little different from the standard fare.

It's also important for your company to offer some activities as well, rather than just relying on the vendors to provide all the fun.

Here are some ideas to get you started.

1. Nutrition and cooking demos

Giving employees tools and ideas to bring healthier food to work means fewer afternoon burnouts. A virtual demonstration by a nutritionist on easy ways to make healthy snacks and lunches can keep your employees on track.

2. Smoking cessation program info

Local health organizations offer these programs on an on-going basis for people at all stages of the quitting process. Give any smokers on your team an opportunity to sign up for a virtual meeting.

3. Bicycle repair and safe-riding tips

Encourage biking to work for your onsite employees and encourage taking healthy breaks outside to bike ride for 10 to 15 minutes for your work-from-home employees. Offer some beginner instruction on commuter biking, including safety, tips on biking gear, and how to fix a flat tire.

4. Emergency preparedness vendors

Whatever your location is at risk for, whether it's floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, or hurricanes, there are organizations that can help people be prepared. Invite these vendors to share their ideas via video conference on what to include in a first aid kit, how to respond to an emergency, and how to prepare your family.

5. Stress and anxiety management

Virtual guided meditation, massage, and yoga can be learned in as little as a few minutes and the benefits are hard to ignore. Meditation and mindfulness can profoundly affect your employees' lives at work and at home.

6. Virtual guided and on-site chair massage

Nothing beats a free massage service to get employees excited about a health fair. With the majority of most workforces working from home, why not give you employees access virtual massage instruction to work out knots, improve posture, and provide a little stress relief.

virtual health fair vendor ideas

10 Classic Health Fair Vendors

Great vendors will have tons of health fair experience, so they'll know how to captivate your workforce virtually. Experienced vendors will also know how to provide valuable information to your attendees in fun and memorable ways.

Create a online form where employees can add their information (kind of like a sign-up sheet for their mailing list), to send out brochures, giveaways, short activities, and branded items like pens, magnets and stickers.

Here are 10 classic examples of health fair vendors who know their stuff:

1. American Heart Association

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Offer virtual CPR training, information on heart disease and warning signs of heart attack, stroke, or cardiac arrest.

2. American Cancer Society

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Cancer treatment information, support, and research.

3. American Diabetes Association

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Information on risk factors for diabetes, ideas for prevention, dietary guidance, research and advocacy.

4. March of Dimes

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Research, support and prevention of premature birth.

5. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Resources on the prevention of drunk driving, support for those affected, prevention of underage drinking.

6. Habitat for Humanity

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Volunteer opportunities for housing and home building support.

7. American Red Cross

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Blood donation, CPR, and First Aid certification.

8. American Lung Association

  • Website:
  • What they'll provide: Lung disease prevention, support and research, and smoking cessation resources.

9. Your county health department

  • What they could provide: Local wellness initiatives and support groups.

10. Local gyms and personal trainers

  • What they could provide: Mini fitness trainings, discounted membership deals, fitness assessments.
virtual health fair giveaways

Ideas for Health Fair Giveaways

If possible, offer a big raffle prize for the company health fair. Planning a few weeks in advance gives you time to build anticipation.

Let your employees digitally sign when they've visited every booth. The signature can be an additional raffle ticket.

At the end of the virtual health fair, draw the raffle winner.

Here are some ideas for a big giveaway:

  • A mountain bike or road bike
  • Appstore credits for wellness apps
  • Personal training sessions or nutritionist consultation
  • $200 gift card for fitness apparel and equipment
  • A high-end blender or juicer
  • Monthly membership for healthy food delivery service
  • One year's worth of massage therapy sessions

Whether you are just starting to host virtual health fairs or have been doing them for years, we hope these virtual health fair tips are helpful for your company!


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Amelia Wilcox
Amelia Wilcox
Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Nivati, a leader in corporate massage and employee mental health support since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company 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.