#BEACTIVE DAY brings together millions across Europe to celebrate active lifestyles

On Thursday 23rd September EuropeActive, together with its extended network of 26 national association partners organised the #BEACTIVE DAY campaign as the fitness and physical activity sector's contribution to the European Week of Sport. In previous years the campaign has already proven to be a highly successful in underscoring the fun and importance of exercise and to encourage people to lead an active lifestyle.

EuropeActive and Sibec Europe gear up for their November events

EuropeActive is pleased to announce that the European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), the premier European educational and networking event for our industry's leaders, will take place on November 3rd, along with Sibec Europe, the leading hosted buyer event for suppliers and operators. Despite FIBO being postponed in November in order to fully focus on FIBO in April 2022, the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness and health will support the aforementioned events hosted by EuropeActive and Sibec Europe.

FIBO hosts EuropeActive’s second pre-EHFF 2021 Deep Dive Live event in Dusseldorf

On Wednesday June 23rd, EuropeActive hosted a virtual pre-event, live streamed from FIBO headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, as part of the build-up to the 2021 European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF) to unveil the key findings of the 2021 European Health & Fitness Market Report (EHFMR). 
 
The EHFMR represents the most comprehensive report on the European health and fitness market and serves as a valuable source of information for industry stakeholders.

WHO Europe organises a three-day Urban design for Health workshop

On 14th-16th April 2021, the World Health Organisation’s Regional Office for Europe organized a three-day workshop on urban design for health, during which several stakeholders discussed how urban design could promote healthy lifestyles and encourage individuals to be more physically active.
 
In her introductory speech, Dr Nino Berdzuli, WHO Europe’s Director of the Country Health Programmes Division, explained that the aim of the workshop was to inspire and incentivize better urban design which promo

Training Provider Forum 2021 - Implementing an effective online assessment for fitness professionals

EuropeActive hosted on Thursday, 8th April its online Training Provider Forum (TPF) to actively discuss the implementation of assessments by EuropeActive accredited training providers in relation to EuropeActive’s main educational standards. Speakers and panellists shared their knowledge, expertise and insights under the theme of ‘Effective Learner Assessment’ with the aim of raising the standards of training provision and exercise professionals across Europe.

EuropeActive, FIBO Global Fitness and Questex/Sibec will partner for a historical gathering of the fitness and physical activity sector

EuropeActive, FIBO Global Fitness and Questex/Sibec are excited to announce that they are coming together in a 2021 partnership. Sibec Europe will be part of the educational and networking events leading up to FIBO, the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness and health from 4th to 7th November. The common goal is to remove pandemic-related hurdles for the fitness industry and, among other things, to make travel easier again in this transitional year.

EuropeActive attends the Clean Energy Summit 2021

On March 23rd, EuropeActive attended the 2021 edition of the Clean Energy Summit, entitled “Clean energy transition: the cornerstone of the European Green Deal”. 
 
The event focused on the fight against climate change and the necessary measures to take in order to accomplish a clean and just energy transition. Through a series of live-streamed interactive panels and interviews, the Clean Energy Summit highlighted policy, business, and academia’s priorities regarding the clean energy transition in Europ

2021 Sport Info Day sheds light on new Erasmus+ programme

The 2021 edition of the annual Erasmus+ Sport Infoday took place on the 23rd and 24th March, and for the first time ever, the event was entirely virtual. Stakeholders of the physical activity and sport sector eagerly participated in the awaited event to gain insights on the new Erasmus+ Programme 2021-2027, that is yet to be released.

Considering workplace diversity, inclusion and belonging beyond the pandemic

On Wednesday 24th February, ACCA, PwC and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development held the highly relevant and needed webinar ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging- Supporting the agenda in the post-pandemic workplace’. 
 
A panel of experienced speakers, ranging from the heads for Inclusion at large international organisations to the director of an umbrella NGO dedicated to disability rights, discussed how the current pandemic has had a range of both negative and positive consequences on the