EuropeActive is pleased to announce that National Association partners BAHF in Bulgaria, IG Fitness Switzerland, Georgia Active, SFRR in Slovenia and Ukraine Active have joined the organisation with the aim of working together to provide the sector with a strong, unified voice to promote and protect its interests at the national level.

EuropeActive is fully committed to help grow the voice of national associations in its thinking and actions, as well as developing mutually beneficial partnerships with all its 25 European national fitness associations who are jointly committed to get more people, more active, more often.

“We are overjoyed to join EuropeActive as a national partner and to use synergies with other fitness related associations throughout Europe to develop the fitness and health industry”, stated Roger Erni, Managing Director of IG Fitness Switzerland. Marcus Schwedhelm, Board Member of the IG Fitness added: “If the current situation showed one thing it is the importance, the will and the need for collaboration and the need for health. Together we are stronger to underline our message: ‘Exercise is medicine – prevention the key to live a healthier life’, hence the IG Fitness Switzerland is glad to support EuropeActive in getting more people, more active, more often".

Georgia Active President Shota Khabareli said: "I am pleased to confirm our support to EuropeActive and share its mission, vision and desire to facilitate and promote the professionalisation of the fitness and physical activity sector. Together we can achieve global recognition of fitness industry professionals and also improve the existing standards".

Executive Director Andreas Paulsen commented: “We are really delighted to welcome BAHF, IG Fitness Switzerland, Georgia Active, SFRR and Ukraine Active to EuropeActive’s growing family of national association partners. They will become part of a motivating and inspiring community of peers who are focussed on promoting and protecting our sector’s interests at the national level.

EuropeActive looks forward to building deep relationships with each of our new association partners and to create new collaborations and synergies that will drive our sector forward. Together with our national association partners EuropeActive provides a strong and unified voice for our sector that is now more than ever of vital importance.”

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Apr 22, 2021 By Carlos Fernandez