Annual Pole Expo Returns to Las Vegas For 5th Year


For Immediate Release:

Pole Expo to take place at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino September 7 -11, 2016

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The largest worldwide event in pole fitness, Pole Expo returns to Las Vegas Wednesday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Brainchild of local entrepreneur, Fawnia Mondey, Pole Expo illustrates the art, fitness, athleticism and competitive nature of the exploding sport.

With thousands of pole fitness enthusiasts flocking from more than 50 countries, Pole Expo 2016 highlights the industry’s finest with a five-day event including workshops, competitions, seminars and guest performances. In its fifth year, Pole Expo has quickly become the go-to event celebrating the unique fitness and dance form like never before, bursting with nightly events sure to convert attendees into loyal fans, returning year after year.

A special appearance by Jalles Franca, as MJ THE LEGEND, and Tomoko, age 70, from Italia’s Got Talent will kick off opening night ceremonies.

The special event line up includes:

·     Thursday, Sept 8 (The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) – Pole Classic Competition & Pole Star Showcase: Previously selected, 10 males and 10 females compete for the coveted title of Overall Pole Classic Champion 2016. First place winners will move on to compete in the Pole Championship Series at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival.
*This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
** Also available separately.

·     Friday, Sept. 9 (Vanity Nightclub inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)– Pole Expo’s 5th Annual Party: Vanity Nightclub transforms into a night of comedy burlesque entertainment and risqué performances showcasing male and female talent from across America.
*This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
** Also available separately.

·     Saturday, Sept. 10 (Ham Hall, UNLV) – Pole Show LA: Where acrobatic athletics meet lingerie for a one-of-a-kind production highlighting the world’s best pole dancers.
*This event is an additional fee.

·     Saturday, Sept. 10 (Foxtail Nightclub inside SLS Hotel) – Pole Expo’s Pole Olympia: The fastest and most intense pole trick contest in the world. Three finalists to spilt a grand prize of $10,000.
*This event is included as part of the All-Access Expo Pass.
** Also available separately.

“Our goal at Pole Expo, is to share our passion for pole dancing as a movement that is rewarding both physically and emotionally. Pole Expo offers something for everyone, whether they are interested in pole dancing as a form of art, expression and empowerment, pole fitness as a way of improving physical health, or pole sport to challenge their minds and bodies acrobatically. Pole Expo offers workshops, seminars and performances to inspire women and men to look outside the box when it comes to pole dancing and fitness in general,” stated Mondey. “Dancing on a vertical pole is life changing, and if you haven’t tried pole fitness, come see what we are talking about!”

Pole Expo features three full days of shopping with our industries finest companies and sponsors X-Pole, Mighty Grip, Bad Kitty, Wink, Home Pole Studios, Vertical Wise and United Pole Artists.

For expo passes, special event ticket pricing and a complete line-up of activities, please visit or Facebook/PoleExpoLV. Single day passes are $79 and weekend passes are $185 and include nightly events. *

About Pole Expo 2016 Las Vegas
Pole Expo is a unique event that celebrates and educates the dance form that’s changing the world. Educating both women and men alike about the world of pole fitness, the expo aims to encourage self-respect and healthy lifestyles through the fitness of pole dancing. Pole Expo has grown to be the largest event of its kind with more than 2,000 attendees from over 50 countries participating in top-of-the-line workshops and classes taught by the best pole experts in the industry. For more information visit or Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @PoleExpo.

About Fawnia Mondey:
Canadian born Fawnia Mondey, known as the pioneer of pole dancing instruction as the producer of the world’s first instructional video on how to pole dance. With more than 20 years of teaching experience, Mondey has produced seven instructional DVDs, taught thousands of individuals and is a respected judge for pole competitions around the world at the highest of levels including the World Pole Dance Championships, the World Pole Sports Championships by the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) and the International Pole Championships (IPC) hosted by the International Pole Dance Fitness Association (IPDFA). Mondey lives in Las Vegas, where she runs Pole Fitness Studio and organizes the annual Pole Expo. Check out &