GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

features

Trade show: Elevate 2019

The UK’s largest physical activity trade event returns to ExCeL, London on 8-9 May alongside COPA and Elite Sports Expo. We take a look at what’s on offer this year

Published in Sports Management 2019 issue 1
Fitness professionals can discover the latest product innovations at the show
Fitness professionals can discover the latest product innovations at the show
Happily, consumer trends appear to be encouraging further growth in physical activity, sport and fitness spending. And thankfully, tackling physical activity remains high on key political and social agendas

T he event once again boasts a range of 350+ exhibitors who will showcase their latest products, aimed at positively contributing towards decreasing physical inactivity levels.

The exhibition areas at Elevate 2019 will focus on: Commercial Fitness; Innovation in Elite Sport; Active Aquatic; Design, Build and Interiors; Elevate KIDS; and COPA.

Elevate is a once a year opportunity for physical activity professionals to make purchasing decisions, discover the latest innovations and meet suppliers face to face.

Key suppliers
Elevate is where the suppliers of physical activity equipment showcase their new innovations to the UK market. James Anderson, director of sales and marketing at Physical Company, says: “Elevate has established itself as a key event for anybody working within the field of physical activity. Last year’s show put us face to face with lots of decision makers and this meant it was imperative we attend Elevate this year. Physical Company will be showcasing a range of new innovations and demonstrating our new app at the show.”

Tech Lab
Another way event attendees will be able to explore the latest products and services on show is in the Tech Lab innovation space, organised in conjunction with the London Sport-backed Sport Tech Hub and ukactive’s Active Lab. The Tech Lab will provide unrivalled sector insight to event attendees, featuring technology start-ups that are disrupting the physical activity market.

Awarding innovation
With so much product advancement on display, the Elevate Innovation Awards, sponsored by FitnessCompared, will return again. As with previous years, a panel of experts will judge the best sector products and services in six defined categories: Best Workout Innovation; Best Facility Innovation; Best Health & Wellness Innovation; Best Rehab & Recovery Innovation; Best Innovation for Human Performance; and Best Start-Up.

The lead supporters for the 2019 trade show will play a significant role in creating engaging content for Elevate’s programme of events. These supporters include ukactive, CIMSPA, London Sport, UK Sport, ISEH and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

Max Quittenton, founder and director of Elevate, commented on the trade show’s build-up: “We are extremely excited about Elevate 2019. The show has continued to evolve with new additions including innovative seminar streams, partners, supporters, exhibitors, sponsors and crucially, the highest level of decision makers attending.

“Happily, consumer trends appear to be encouraging further growth in physical activity, sport and fitness spending. Thankfully, tackling physical activity remains high on key political and social agendas. We recognise that partnership working is highly regarded within the sector in both alleviating barriers to physical activity and subsequently understanding behaviour change. To that end, we are delighted that Elevate 2019 will welcome more stakeholders from more sectors than ever before.”

Thought Leaders Conference
After successfully debuting in 2018, organisers have confirmed the return of the Elevate Thought Leaders Conference, sponsored by PayAsUGym. The conference will delve into how physical activity and healthcare sectors can significantly contribute towards a happier, healthier and more active nation.

With the UK government’s ongoing efforts to eliminate physical inactivity surrounding pressing challenges such as prevention over cure, increased investment in the NHS and digital disruption to community-wide behaviour change initiatives, the conference aims to inspire bigger picture thinking that will maximise the full power of the physical activity sector as a reputable force for positive societal change and impact.

The Thought Leaders Conference will feature keynote talks and strategic debates from senior representatives within various areas of the industry. Already announced as headline speaker for the conference is the UK Government’s chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, who will outline the industry’s vision for physical activity and healthcare.

Other speakers include Professor Charlie Foster, senior lecturer in physical activity and public health at University of Bristol; Dr Zoe Williams, Public Health England physical activity champion; David Minton, managing director of Leisure BD; James Sanderson, director of personalised care at NHS England; Chris Grant, managing director at 14A; Justin Musgrove, chief executive of Bannatyne Group; David Stalker, CEO at MyZone EMEA; and Professor Robert Copeland, Professor of physical activity and health at Sheffield Hallam University.

There will also be keynote interviews in a ‘conversation with’ style, including former Welsh international rugby player Gareth Thomas and Mark ‘Dot’ Perkins, registered physiotherapist and captain of the Invictus Games 2018.

Seminars and workshops
Also included in your free pass are an extensive range of seminars and workshops on offer within a variety of streams. These include: Strategies for an Active Nation, Future Performance, The Business of Physical Activity, Active Aquatics, Maximising Wellbeing & Performance, The Business of Physical Therapy, and the newly created Moving Medicine and Active Kids streams.

Featuring for the first time in 2019, the Moving Medicine stream will showcase the latest science and evidence in the field, and the tools required for effective conversations and communication of this information within practice case studies. With a targeted audience including fitness professionals, sports coaches and personal trainers, the Moving Medicine stream is set to add a further dimension to Elevate.

Debuting alongside Moving Medicine is the Active Kids stream. The seminars in this stream will critically examine the latest trends and innovation in activating kids, exploring the role of behaviour change, motivation and goal setting, and the use of digital and technology for activation.

To find out more about the full programme for the conference and seminars, and to register for a free place, visit www.elevatearena.com

Elevate 2019 speakers include:
suppliers include:

fibodo, PayAsUGym, Matrix, eGym, Hutchison, Fitness Compared, Les Mills, FunXtion, MYZONE, Jordan Fitness, Keiser, Origin, Physical Company, Concept2, Eleiko, Swim England, Speedflex, WaterRower, JP Lennard, TRX, Octane Fitness, Legend, Freemotion Fitness, Wattbike, Core Health and Fitness, InBody, Power Plate, FitQuest, Miha Bodytec, Powerhouse, Perfect Gym, Hippo Leisure, Codelocks, Gerflor, TVS, CMS Danskin Acoustics and SwimTag.

FIND OUT MORE

Date of event: May 8-9, 2019

Venue: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Registration: This event is free to attend

Twitter: @elevatearena

Facebook: Elevate

LinkedIn: Elevate

Website: elevatearena.com

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Founder and director of Elevate, Max Quittenton is excited for the 2019 show
Founder and director of Elevate, Max Quittenton is excited for the 2019 show
350+ exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services
350+ exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/imagesX/700471_40643.jpg
Elevate, the UK's largest physical activity trade event returns to ExCeL, London on 8-9 May 2019. We take a look at what's on offer this year...
Max Quittenton,Founder and director, Elevate,Elevate 2019, Max Quittenton, trade event, COPA, Elite Sports Expo,
HCM magazine
HCM People

Ben Alderton

Founder, Solo 60
We see a world where every major city has access to Solo 60
HCM magazine
As the industry enters a phase of regrowth following the loss of members during lockdown, it’s crucial to understand customer acquisition cost versus the lifetime value of each customer, as Paul Bedford and Jamie Owens explain
HCM magazine
When we questioned our customers on what they liked about The Claremont Club, they all mentioned that we were helping people who were in dire need
HCM Magazine
Research
People with a greater sense of purpose may be more likely to engage in physical activity. At the same time, physical activity can contribute to a sense of purpose, so it becomes a virtuous circle
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
HCM Magazine
HCM people
Once we grow beyond Manchester we’ll go head to head with Equinox and Third Space
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Moving Communities is our chance to demonstrate our value and develop a universal service for all, argues Martyn Allison
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Daniel Jones is the brains behind Orbit4, the world’s first digital ecosystem to manage and facilitate the entire commercial fitness product cycle. We caught up with him at Orbit4 HQ in Cheshire
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Come join the party!
HCM Magazine
HCM People
When women train on half-truths and crap science it’s painfully limiting
HCM Magazine
Latest News
The government needs to urgently set out its plans to support physical activity and fitness ...
Latest News
Glofox will begin offering health clubs, gyms and fitness studios instant access to financing, following ...
Latest News
Hong Kong-based Bricks Group has revealed plans to launch its health club chain, U Time, ...
Latest News
A £30m luxury leisure development scheme which has been more than a decade in the ...
Latest News
Apple has previewed its much-awaited watchOS 8, the operating system for its Apple Watch. The ...
Latest News
Chinese health club chain Supermonkey has finalised a series E funding round, valuing the company ...
Latest News
Gymbox has signed a partnership agreement to provide members of flexible workspace provider WeWork with ...
Latest News
The number of health club members returning to gyms since lockdown has beaten all expectations, ...
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: First digital ecosystem for fitness equipment is launched after £300,000 funding boost
Orbit4 is the first digital ecosystem that manages and facilitates the entire commercial fitness product cycle.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Celebrating the return of group exercise – Les Mills to host free ‘Fastest Way Back’ livestream event for the industry
Last month (May) saw the welcomed return of group exercise classes. Group exercise is the heartbeat for so many clubs, with in-studio and instructor-led live experiences at the pinnacle.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

features

Trade show: Elevate 2019

The UK’s largest physical activity trade event returns to ExCeL, London on 8-9 May alongside COPA and Elite Sports Expo. We take a look at what’s on offer this year

Published in Sports Management 2019 issue 1
Fitness professionals can discover the latest product innovations at the show
Fitness professionals can discover the latest product innovations at the show
Happily, consumer trends appear to be encouraging further growth in physical activity, sport and fitness spending. And thankfully, tackling physical activity remains high on key political and social agendas

T he event once again boasts a range of 350+ exhibitors who will showcase their latest products, aimed at positively contributing towards decreasing physical inactivity levels.

The exhibition areas at Elevate 2019 will focus on: Commercial Fitness; Innovation in Elite Sport; Active Aquatic; Design, Build and Interiors; Elevate KIDS; and COPA.

Elevate is a once a year opportunity for physical activity professionals to make purchasing decisions, discover the latest innovations and meet suppliers face to face.

Key suppliers
Elevate is where the suppliers of physical activity equipment showcase their new innovations to the UK market. James Anderson, director of sales and marketing at Physical Company, says: “Elevate has established itself as a key event for anybody working within the field of physical activity. Last year’s show put us face to face with lots of decision makers and this meant it was imperative we attend Elevate this year. Physical Company will be showcasing a range of new innovations and demonstrating our new app at the show.”

Tech Lab
Another way event attendees will be able to explore the latest products and services on show is in the Tech Lab innovation space, organised in conjunction with the London Sport-backed Sport Tech Hub and ukactive’s Active Lab. The Tech Lab will provide unrivalled sector insight to event attendees, featuring technology start-ups that are disrupting the physical activity market.

Awarding innovation
With so much product advancement on display, the Elevate Innovation Awards, sponsored by FitnessCompared, will return again. As with previous years, a panel of experts will judge the best sector products and services in six defined categories: Best Workout Innovation; Best Facility Innovation; Best Health & Wellness Innovation; Best Rehab & Recovery Innovation; Best Innovation for Human Performance; and Best Start-Up.

The lead supporters for the 2019 trade show will play a significant role in creating engaging content for Elevate’s programme of events. These supporters include ukactive, CIMSPA, London Sport, UK Sport, ISEH and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

Max Quittenton, founder and director of Elevate, commented on the trade show’s build-up: “We are extremely excited about Elevate 2019. The show has continued to evolve with new additions including innovative seminar streams, partners, supporters, exhibitors, sponsors and crucially, the highest level of decision makers attending.

“Happily, consumer trends appear to be encouraging further growth in physical activity, sport and fitness spending. Thankfully, tackling physical activity remains high on key political and social agendas. We recognise that partnership working is highly regarded within the sector in both alleviating barriers to physical activity and subsequently understanding behaviour change. To that end, we are delighted that Elevate 2019 will welcome more stakeholders from more sectors than ever before.”

Thought Leaders Conference
After successfully debuting in 2018, organisers have confirmed the return of the Elevate Thought Leaders Conference, sponsored by PayAsUGym. The conference will delve into how physical activity and healthcare sectors can significantly contribute towards a happier, healthier and more active nation.

With the UK government’s ongoing efforts to eliminate physical inactivity surrounding pressing challenges such as prevention over cure, increased investment in the NHS and digital disruption to community-wide behaviour change initiatives, the conference aims to inspire bigger picture thinking that will maximise the full power of the physical activity sector as a reputable force for positive societal change and impact.

The Thought Leaders Conference will feature keynote talks and strategic debates from senior representatives within various areas of the industry. Already announced as headline speaker for the conference is the UK Government’s chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, who will outline the industry’s vision for physical activity and healthcare.

Other speakers include Professor Charlie Foster, senior lecturer in physical activity and public health at University of Bristol; Dr Zoe Williams, Public Health England physical activity champion; David Minton, managing director of Leisure BD; James Sanderson, director of personalised care at NHS England; Chris Grant, managing director at 14A; Justin Musgrove, chief executive of Bannatyne Group; David Stalker, CEO at MyZone EMEA; and Professor Robert Copeland, Professor of physical activity and health at Sheffield Hallam University.

There will also be keynote interviews in a ‘conversation with’ style, including former Welsh international rugby player Gareth Thomas and Mark ‘Dot’ Perkins, registered physiotherapist and captain of the Invictus Games 2018.

Seminars and workshops
Also included in your free pass are an extensive range of seminars and workshops on offer within a variety of streams. These include: Strategies for an Active Nation, Future Performance, The Business of Physical Activity, Active Aquatics, Maximising Wellbeing & Performance, The Business of Physical Therapy, and the newly created Moving Medicine and Active Kids streams.

Featuring for the first time in 2019, the Moving Medicine stream will showcase the latest science and evidence in the field, and the tools required for effective conversations and communication of this information within practice case studies. With a targeted audience including fitness professionals, sports coaches and personal trainers, the Moving Medicine stream is set to add a further dimension to Elevate.

Debuting alongside Moving Medicine is the Active Kids stream. The seminars in this stream will critically examine the latest trends and innovation in activating kids, exploring the role of behaviour change, motivation and goal setting, and the use of digital and technology for activation.

To find out more about the full programme for the conference and seminars, and to register for a free place, visit www.elevatearena.com

Elevate 2019 speakers include:
suppliers include:

fibodo, PayAsUGym, Matrix, eGym, Hutchison, Fitness Compared, Les Mills, FunXtion, MYZONE, Jordan Fitness, Keiser, Origin, Physical Company, Concept2, Eleiko, Swim England, Speedflex, WaterRower, JP Lennard, TRX, Octane Fitness, Legend, Freemotion Fitness, Wattbike, Core Health and Fitness, InBody, Power Plate, FitQuest, Miha Bodytec, Powerhouse, Perfect Gym, Hippo Leisure, Codelocks, Gerflor, TVS, CMS Danskin Acoustics and SwimTag.

FIND OUT MORE

Date of event: May 8-9, 2019

Venue: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Registration: This event is free to attend

Twitter: @elevatearena

Facebook: Elevate

LinkedIn: Elevate

Website: elevatearena.com

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Founder and director of Elevate, Max Quittenton is excited for the 2019 show
Founder and director of Elevate, Max Quittenton is excited for the 2019 show
350+ exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services
350+ exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
Elevate 2019 is the perfect place for fitness and physical activity professionals to meet and share insights
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/imagesX/700471_40643.jpg
Elevate, the UK's largest physical activity trade event returns to ExCeL, London on 8-9 May 2019. We take a look at what's on offer this year...
Max Quittenton,Founder and director, Elevate,Elevate 2019, Max Quittenton, trade event, COPA, Elite Sports Expo,
Latest News
The government needs to urgently set out its plans to support physical activity and fitness ...
Latest News
Glofox will begin offering health clubs, gyms and fitness studios instant access to financing, following ...
Latest News
Hong Kong-based Bricks Group has revealed plans to launch its health club chain, U Time, ...
Latest News
A £30m luxury leisure development scheme which has been more than a decade in the ...
Latest News
Apple has previewed its much-awaited watchOS 8, the operating system for its Apple Watch. The ...
Latest News
Chinese health club chain Supermonkey has finalised a series E funding round, valuing the company ...
Latest News
Gymbox has signed a partnership agreement to provide members of flexible workspace provider WeWork with ...
Latest News
The number of health club members returning to gyms since lockdown has beaten all expectations, ...
Latest News
The Jumeirah Group has reopened the 186-room The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, in the heart of ...
Latest News
David Lloyd Clubs has enrolled former Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson to help raise ...
Latest News
TRIB3 has secured a franchise deal which will see it open 20 studios across Belgium, ...
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: First digital ecosystem for fitness equipment is launched after £300,000 funding boost
Orbit4 is the first digital ecosystem that manages and facilitates the entire commercial fitness product cycle.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Celebrating the return of group exercise – Les Mills to host free ‘Fastest Way Back’ livestream event for the industry
Last month (May) saw the welcomed return of group exercise classes. Group exercise is the heartbeat for so many clubs, with in-studio and instructor-led live experiences at the pinnacle.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Featured operators news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
JP Lennard
JP Lennard