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
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
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

News

Sibec Europe cancelled

Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne in November 2021, has been cancelled
The team behind the fitness industry event said it had been forced to make the move due to the ongoing pandemic
Sibec EU was scheduled to take place alongside FIBO
The Sibec cancellation comes two months after FIBO postponed its own show until April 2022

Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne, Germany, from 2 to 5 November 2021, has been cancelled.

In a statement, the team behind the fitness industry event said it had been forced to make the move due to the ongoing pandemic and added that the next Sibec Europe would take place sometime in 2022.

"Due to the ongoing challenges associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are deeply disappointed that we have been forced to cancel the 2021 Sibec Europe event," the team said.

"We have been working closely with the community, and it is from that input and feedback that we are making this decision.

"While we're disappointed that we're unable to bring the industry together this November, we're as dedicated as ever to the Sibec community and to ensure that their participation in our events is an exceptional experience.

"We'll release more information about our 2022 Sibec EU event over the next few months and publish updates on our website (www.sibeceu.com)."

While the Sibec event has been cancelled, EuropeActive, in cooperation with FIBO Global Fitness, will still be hosting the European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF) as a hybrid event, scheduled for 3 November 2021.

Sibec EU was originally scheduled to take place at the Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Italy from 2-4 November 2021.

In April 2021, Questex, owner of Sibec EU, announced it had partnered with FIBO and moved the event and to host it alongside the world's largest fitness trade show – as well as the EuropeActive conference – in Cologne.

In July 2021, however, FIBO postponed its own event until April 2022.

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Related news

FIBO postponed to April 2022

26 Jul 2021
The world's largest fitness trade fair, FIBO, has been rescheduled again and will now take ...

SIBEC EU co-locates with FIBO Cologne for 2021

07 Apr 2021
Questex, owner of industry buyer event, Sibec EU, has announced it will partner with FIBO ...

FIBO 2021 makes one final move to November 2021. Normal service will resume in 2022

25 Feb 2021
The world's largest fitness trade fair, FIBO, has been rescheduled to November. The event will ...
Latest News
UK Health clubs, gyms, hotels, pubs and other leisure businesses will all receive a 50 ...
Latest News
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership ...
Latest News
Boutique operator 1Rebel has launched its first 1Rebel Labs Studio at its club in Holborn. ...
Latest News
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in ...
Latest News
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment ...
Latest News
The pandemic has had an "unprecedented" impact on physical activity levels in England, with 1 ...
Latest News
The first énergie Fitness club has opened in Spain as part of a push for ...
Latest News
A global innovation competition has been launched to find ways to encourage and support more ...
HCM Magazine
Policy
We aim to cement the sector’s reputation as an essential service, secure access to long-term funding and position the sector as a socially-driven industry
HCM Magazine
Interview
Gyms have a role to play in collaborating with the social prescribing movement to improve the nation’s health, the CEO of the UK’s National Academy of Social Prescribing tells Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
HCM People
Our competition need to fasten their seatbelts
HCM Magazine
Insight
Research firm Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers across 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, highlighting the ways consumers are choosing to work out as we emerge from the pandemic. Jak Phillips reports
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
In this issue, we’re focusing on sharing insights and thought leadership to highlight opportunities for the development of the sector in terms of both markets and offerings, says Liz Terry, HCM editor
HCM Magazine
Policy
Generations rarely have the opportunity to reset public opinion and effect behaviour change for good, but post-pandemic two unequal movements with a lot in common will be the focus of governments, says David Minton
HCM Magazine
Research
Changes to DNA which occur during exercise give protection against a wide range of diseases, according to new research from the Univesity of Copenhagen
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting people in nurturing their mental health, as Victor Brick explains
HCM magazine
Screens display power generated from each piece of equipment, allowing people to compete against each other for kilowatt hours produced
HCM magazine
HCM People

Danielle Obe

Chair, The Black Swimming Association
Our vision is a future with ethnic diversity in aquatics
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: GLL Better UK App passes 1 million downloads
GLL and its app partner Innovatise (myFitApp) have today announced the Better UK App has been downloaded over 1 million times since it was launched in November 2019.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Humanising the member app experience
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to support its partners in scaling up and keeping up with rising member expectations.
Featured operator 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 operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone
Myzone is an innovative heart rate monitor and community engagement tool to track physical activity ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH
IONTO-COMED offers a wide range of treatment beds offering maximum flexibility and the symbiosis of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

News

Sibec Europe cancelled

Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne in November 2021, has been cancelled
The team behind the fitness industry event said it had been forced to make the move due to the ongoing pandemic
Sibec EU was scheduled to take place alongside FIBO
The Sibec cancellation comes two months after FIBO postponed its own show until April 2022

Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne, Germany, from 2 to 5 November 2021, has been cancelled.

In a statement, the team behind the fitness industry event said it had been forced to make the move due to the ongoing pandemic and added that the next Sibec Europe would take place sometime in 2022.

"Due to the ongoing challenges associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are deeply disappointed that we have been forced to cancel the 2021 Sibec Europe event," the team said.

"We have been working closely with the community, and it is from that input and feedback that we are making this decision.

"While we're disappointed that we're unable to bring the industry together this November, we're as dedicated as ever to the Sibec community and to ensure that their participation in our events is an exceptional experience.

"We'll release more information about our 2022 Sibec EU event over the next few months and publish updates on our website (www.sibeceu.com)."

While the Sibec event has been cancelled, EuropeActive, in cooperation with FIBO Global Fitness, will still be hosting the European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF) as a hybrid event, scheduled for 3 November 2021.

Sibec EU was originally scheduled to take place at the Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Italy from 2-4 November 2021.

In April 2021, Questex, owner of Sibec EU, announced it had partnered with FIBO and moved the event and to host it alongside the world's largest fitness trade show – as well as the EuropeActive conference – in Cologne.

In July 2021, however, FIBO postponed its own event until April 2022.

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Related news

FIBO postponed to April 2022

26 Jul 2021
The world's largest fitness trade fair, FIBO, has been rescheduled again and will now take ...

SIBEC EU co-locates with FIBO Cologne for 2021

07 Apr 2021
Questex, owner of industry buyer event, Sibec EU, has announced it will partner with FIBO ...

FIBO 2021 makes one final move to November 2021. Normal service will resume in 2022

25 Feb 2021
The world's largest fitness trade fair, FIBO, has been rescheduled to November. The event will ...

News

UK Health clubs, gyms, hotels, pubs and other leisure businesses will all receive a 50
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership
Boutique operator 1Rebel has launched its first 1Rebel Labs Studio at its club in Holborn.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment
The pandemic has had an "unprecedented" impact on physical activity levels in England, with 1
Les Mills
Les Mills
GLL and its app partner Innovatise (myFitApp) have today announced the Better UK App has
The first énergie Fitness club has opened in Spain as part of a push for
A global innovation competition has been launched to find ways to encourage and support more
Xponential Fitness has acquired Body Fit Training in a deal worth US$44m. The deal takes
Exercise has been highlighted as a crucial weapon in cancer patients’ battle against the disease.
The global health and fitness industry is returning to a busy programme of live trade
Matrix and Intelivideo have signed a strategic partnership, which will see Intelivideo's fitness content integrated
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
The best in class of the physical activity sector have been revealed at the ukactive
Nadine Dorries, the recently appointed secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport at
Mindbody has announced it's buying ClassPass, the consumer wellness subscription service that enables people to
Tanni Grey-Thompson has outlined her vision on how the physical activity sector can play "the
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has revealed the makeup of its inaugural nine-member
The 40th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show (IHRSA 2021) begins today in Dallas,
A new study has suggested that strength training can result in people losing around a
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
CEO of Orbit4, Daniel Jones, says: “There’s no reason traditional gyms and smart gyms can’t
Basic-Fit has officially opened its 1,000th club, with the launch of a new site in
Health club operator Life Time Group has become a publicly traded company again, after it
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
1 - 20 of 12,056
HCM Magazine
Policy
We aim to cement the sector’s reputation as an essential service, secure access to long-term funding and position the sector as a socially-driven industry
HCM Magazine
Interview
Gyms have a role to play in collaborating with the social prescribing movement to improve the nation’s health, the CEO of the UK’s National Academy of Social Prescribing tells Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
HCM People
Our competition need to fasten their seatbelts
HCM Magazine
Insight
Research firm Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers across 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, highlighting the ways consumers are choosing to work out as we emerge from the pandemic. Jak Phillips reports
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
In this issue, we’re focusing on sharing insights and thought leadership to highlight opportunities for the development of the sector in terms of both markets and offerings, says Liz Terry, HCM editor
HCM Magazine
Policy
Generations rarely have the opportunity to reset public opinion and effect behaviour change for good, but post-pandemic two unequal movements with a lot in common will be the focus of governments, says David Minton
HCM Magazine
Research
Changes to DNA which occur during exercise give protection against a wide range of diseases, according to new research from the Univesity of Copenhagen
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting people in nurturing their mental health, as Victor Brick explains
HCM magazine
Screens display power generated from each piece of equipment, allowing people to compete against each other for kilowatt hours produced
HCM magazine
HCM People

Danielle Obe

Chair, The Black Swimming Association
Our vision is a future with ethnic diversity in aquatics
HCM magazine
This year’s edition of the IHRSA Global Report which addresses performance from 2020, is a valuable record of the tremendous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector, creating a benchmark from which to understand the recovery. Kristen Walsh reports for HCM
HCM magazine
David Minton says the healthy movement industry is ten times bigger than the health club sector, and the care industry four times bigger and ask why we’re not rushing to collaborate?
HCM magazine
Focusing on dieting has failed to offset the rising tide of obesity, say researchers from the Universities of Arizona and Virginia. A focus on fitness gives better health outcomes
HCM magazine
Our equipment doesn't consume power but does generate it, recycling human energy
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
In the last issue of HCM, we checked with big box operators in the UK to see how trading has been going since restrictions were lifted. This month we turn our attention to boutiques and urban studios to find out how they’re faring. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: GLL Better UK App passes 1 million downloads
GLL and its app partner Innovatise (myFitApp) have today announced the Better UK App has been downloaded over 1 million times since it was launched in November 2019.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Humanising the member app experience
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to support its partners in scaling up and keeping up with rising member expectations.
Featured operator 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 operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone
Myzone is an innovative heart rate monitor and community engagement tool to track physical activity ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH
IONTO-COMED offers a wide range of treatment beds offering maximum flexibility and the symbiosis of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness