The Evolution Sports Expo is the premier athlete driven Expo in California. Featuring all of today’s elite fitness, sports and martial arts disciplines, showcasing over 3,000 of nations top athletes in over 34 live action tournaments and competitions. The Evolution Sports Expo is held at the most prestigious venues throughout California including the San Jose, Santa Clara, and San Diego Convention Centers as well as other great locations. In addition to the tournaments and competitions our expos feature over 100 vendors, celebrities, free seminars and 10,000 plus excited fans in attendance.
Gabe Scarpelli: Owner and Promoter
Gabe has promoted hundreds of diverse sporting events throughout California, hosting thousands of athletes and tens of thousands of spectators from all across the World. He has a background in Business and has been a Fitness professional for more than 20 years. Working with industry leading companies including Club One, Gold’s Gym, LA Fitness and World Gym. He has owned multiple health clubs throughout California and has expanded the promotion company to include 4 major cities in large scale venues. In 2012 he developed a fitness and martial arts expo that is an athlete driven festival celebrating a multitude of sporting tournaments and events. These expos feature over 30 of today’s most exciting sporting events such as Crossfit, Boxing, MMA, Kickboxing, Fitness Competitions and Obstacle Course Racing. Our event has expanded every year and continues to remain one of the top promotions companies in the nation.
Mellissa Wang: V.P. Vendor Relations
Mellissa is a professional MMA fighter who started her fighting career competing on Gabe Scarpelli’s fitness/sports expo in 2013. Gabe’s promotion helped kick start Melissa’s MMA journey to eventually get signed as a professional fighter for UFC owned all female promotion, InvictaFC. On the corporate side, Mellissa is a experiential marketing manager with over ten years of experience. Throughout her career, she has represented and executed marketing campaigns for big companies such as Nike, Addidas, Pure Protein, Muscle Pharm, Nature Valley, Coca-cola, Levi’s, Nationwide Insurance, Toyota, Ford, Google, and Facebook. Mellissa’s experience in marketing, as well as her passion for martial arts and fitness naturally made her a perfect fit as the VP of Vendor Relations for the Evolution Sports Expo.
Marisa Scarpelli: V.P. Business Development
Marisa has worked in the health and fitness space for over a decade. She has an wealth of knowledge in branding and marketing which is fueled by a passion for sports. She has been an intergral part of the growth of the Evolution Sports Expo and works diligently in the development of business oppurtunities and relationships with key companies, influencers and fitness brands.