We know the health & fitness sector
EuropeActive, formerly the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the whole of the European fitness sector in Brussels. According to the 2018 Deloitte Market Report the European fitness sector serves over 62 million consumers, generates 27.2 billion Euro in revenues, employs 750,000 people, and consists of 62,000 facilities. In 2018 the European market grew by 3.5% and in the past 10 years the number of fitness users has increased by 72%, and 9.4% of all European citizens aged over 15 are users of fitness services.
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“EuropeActive has deserved its name. With a good understanding of the industry needs, it has represented and protected the sector identity, providing its members with extra value and a set of benefits that ensure a better performance individually and an overall collaborative environment in the sector.”
“Technogym has been supporting Ehfa and EuropeActive from the very beginning to empower our industry at European level. Alongside the Technogym business, we have promoted for over 20 years wellness as a social opportunity for Governments, Companies and citizens to create a better world based on people’s health.”
“We thoroughly enjoy the annual events organised by EuropeActive, the content shared and the networking opportunities they offer. For us, the events provided practical solutions and expertise that we could later use in our own activities. We are grateful for this genuinely collaborative partnership.”
“We had the privilege of collaborating with EuropeActive on a number of projects and appreciate their dedication and mission-driven activity. Their work has delivered significant advantages for our company in terms of knowledge sharing and market and scientific research leading to a stronger dialogue between the members of the fitness industry and the association.”
“Our cooperation with EuropeActive has started in 2013 with the FIBO Innovation Tours and the organisation of the first European Health and Fitness Forum as opening event of FIBO tradeshow, in Cologne. We share with EuropeActive a common objective of extending and developing the fitness, wellness and health sector."