Last week, EuropeActive organised a series of high-level events in the framework of the FIBO international trade show in Cologne.  
EuropeActive’s flagship event the European Health & Fitness Forum took place on Wednesday April 6th, with a series of presentations and panels on key topics for the fitness and physical activity sector including a closer look at the state of the industry and trends, information on the ground-breaking European Data Hub and the new certification scheme, the launch of the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2022, and panel several panel discussions, from inclusion in action to the future of the fitness consumer, among the fascinating sessions.  
Under this year's theme 'Moving Forward Together - Collaborating to rebuild and renew the fitness & physical activity sector', EuropeActive brought together an audience of over 450 industry leaders. 
The EHFF was followed by the Training Provider Forum the subsequent day, Thursday April 7, where the EuropeActive Accredited Training Providers discussed changes to accreditation and re-accreditation and took a closer look at the post-pandemic developments, specifically the online aspects of education and the minimum requirements expected. 
President’s Council Summit
On the same day the President’s Council Summit, an exclusive luncheon with members of both the President’s Council for Operators (PCO) and the President’s Council for Suppliers, Digital and Tech (PCSDT), where attendees discussed the major business opportunities and main challenges in the years to come for our sector. 
EuropeActive also brought together its National Association partners for the European Fitness Associations Forum on Thursday afternoon. Together, they discussed fiscal incentives for physical activity, having our sector recognized as essential, the European Data Hub and advice for launching a new national association among other things. 
More information about EuropeActive’s forthcoming events here 
Apr 14, 2022 By Pauline Joskin