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FIBO to stage first European Health & Fitness Forum

FIBO - the annual international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health held in Germany - has announced it will team up with the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA) to launch the inaugural European Health & Fitness Forum.

Taking place on 2 April (one day before FIBO’s 3-6 April annual exhibition) in Cologne, Germany, the forum will explore the development of Europe’s health and fitness industry up to 2025, with keynote speeches and round-table discussions featuring a number of leading industry figures.

The forum will pose the question: how can exercise be encouraged in a specific manner? It will examine the role of new technologies and offerings in the fitness industry, as well as initiatives from the health system and policymakers.

Keynote speakers who have confirmed their participation to date are Professor Dr Willem van Mechelen from the Amsterdam University Medical Centre; Professor Dr Christoph Breuer from the Institute of Sport Economics and Sport Management, Sport University Cologne; Nerio Alessandri, president and founder of Technogym; and Reynir Indahl, Partner, Altor Equity Partners and Chairman, Elixia.

For more FIBO stories, follow the links below:

http://www.health-club.co.uk/detail.cfm?pagetype=detail&subject=news&codeID=308082http://www.health-club.co.uk/detail.cfm?pagetype=detail&subject=news&codeID=183943

FIBO - the annual international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health held in Germany - has announced it will team up with the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA) to launch the inaugural European Health & Fitness Forum.
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FIBO to stage first European Health & Fitness Forum

FIBO - the annual international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health held in Germany - has announced it will team up with the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA) to launch the inaugural European Health & Fitness Forum.

Taking place on 2 April (one day before FIBO’s 3-6 April annual exhibition) in Cologne, Germany, the forum will explore the development of Europe’s health and fitness industry up to 2025, with keynote speeches and round-table discussions featuring a number of leading industry figures.

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FIBO - the annual international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health held in Germany - has announced it will team up with the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA) to launch the inaugural European Health & Fitness Forum.
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