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Herman Rutgers appointed new FIBO Ambassador

EuropeActive board member and fitness industry stalwart Herman Rutgers has been named new FIBO Ambassador – the latest sign of the increasingly close collaboration seen between the industry body and the health and fitness trade show.

Rutgers has more than 35 years’ international business experience in various markets around the world and served as the first executive director of the European Health & Fitness Association (now EuropeActive). Working on behalf of FIBO, he’ll contribute his expertise to strengthen the sector’s international network, as well as events like the European Health & Fitness Forum – which will again take place in Cologne, Germany on the day before FIBO (8 April 2015).

On the close working relationship between FIBO and EuropeActive, Ralph Scholz, FIBO event director, said: “Working together is the best way for us to promote a dialogue within our industry while strengthening the sector overall.”

EuropeActive board member and fitness industry stalwart Herman Rutgers has been named new FIBO Ambassador – the latest sign of the increasingly close collaboration seen between the health body and trade show.
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Herman Rutgers appointed new FIBO Ambassador

EuropeActive board member and fitness industry stalwart Herman Rutgers has been named new FIBO Ambassador – the latest sign of the increasingly close collaboration seen between the industry body and the health and fitness trade show.

Rutgers has more than 35 years’ international business experience in various markets around the world and served as the first executive director of the European Health & Fitness Association (now EuropeActive). Working on behalf of FIBO, he’ll contribute his expertise to strengthen the sector’s international network, as well as events like the European Health & Fitness Forum – which will again take place in Cologne, Germany on the day before FIBO (8 April 2015).

On the close working relationship between FIBO and EuropeActive, Ralph Scholz, FIBO event director, said: “Working together is the best way for us to promote a dialogue within our industry while strengthening the sector overall.”

EuropeActive board member and fitness industry stalwart Herman Rutgers has been named new FIBO Ambassador – the latest sign of the increasingly close collaboration seen between the health body and trade show.
HAF,FIT,PHR
193121_517931.jpg

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Promotion
Goji’s virus-killing air purification system is the future of air purification for gyms, says Greg Whyte
HCM Magazine
Ask an expert
In spite of having met all government-agreed, COVID-secure operating standards, group exercise has had a rough ride during the pandemic, being closed more than gyms. HCM asks why this is and what can be done about it
HCM Magazine
Interview
As gyms reopen in the UK a new brand is launching that plans to take the boutique market by storm
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
The University of Stirling has transformed its fitness offering with world-class performance sport and fitness facilities powered by Technogym
HCM Magazine
Management
Katie Lewis and Lindsey Simpson co-founded Workplace Mental Wealth to drive workforce change in the health and fitness industry. Liz Terry talks to Lewis about their first research study – the Fitness and Active Leisure Workforce State of Mind Survey – and the launch of The Good Work Pledge
HCM Magazine
Wellness
The team manager of Mahindra Racing talks to Kate Cracknell about creating a new corporate culture in a competitive world – one that places employee wellbeing first
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: How Gympass reinvented wellbeing
Over the last year, fitness and wellness organisations have faced challenges like never before. When gyms closed and members needed alternative support to keep up their health and wellbeing routines, Gympass swiftly pivoted its business model to offer a wealth of digital solutions for its partners.
Company profiles
Company profile: Hussle
Hussle exists for two reasons: To increase opportunities for people to engage in physical activity ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
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Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Venueserve Fitness
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
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Wearable technology solutions
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Property & Tenders
Hillingdon
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Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
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21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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