05 June 2018
In the end, the growing need for space made the difference: the fifth FIBO CHINA will take place in a new location. The National Exhibitions and Conference Center in Shanghai is the second-largest exhibition centre worldwide, providing FIBO CHINA with new opportunities to stage both the exhibition area and an extensive supporting programme. FIBO CHINA will take up approximately 40,000 square metres here in 2018.
11 April 2018
How can physical exercise be linked to brain fitness? Does the third dimension help with customer loyalty? And what can insects do to help the sustainability of the fitness industry? The FIBO INNOVATION & TREND Award 2018 lives up to its name and provides new momentum for the international fitness and health sector with its award winners. 108 companies competed for the coveted award presented by FIBO and companies from Germany, Belgium and Switzerland asserted themselves at the end of the day. They were recognised in the presence of 400 top representatives from the European fitness industry at the European Health and Fitness Forum on 11 April. The award-winning products at a glance.
09 April 2018
Fitness strengthens its position as the #1 European sports activity – about 60 million members in Europe in 2017
Die Ergebnisse und Highlights des „European Health & Fitness Market Reports“, der von EuropeActive in Zusammenarbeit mit Deloitte erstellt wurde, sind am 11. April 2018 von Deloitte Partner Karsten Hollasch vorgestellt worden.
05 April 2018
Strength, willpower and aesthetics – that’s what the athletes in FIBO’s POWER segment stand for. Bodybuilding and weight training stars from every corner of the globe will get together at the world’s largest fitness trade show from 12 to 15 April. It’s the perfect opportunity for all fans and up-and-coming athletes to experience their idols live. Here’s an initial preview.
27 March 2018
Can weight training help fight diabetes? What in the world is biokinematics? And how important is regeneration in making workouts successful? Answering all sorts of questions, both from existing and from prospective customers, is par for the course for professional fitness coaches. Scoring points by providing competent answers is a great way to build a solid customer loyalty foundation – be it at the gym or as a personal trainer. Reason enough for FIBO to launch the largest professional training event of the year in 2018, the FIBO Academy. From 13 to 15 April, studio managers, trainers, instructors and course executives won’t just learn about trendy workouts in real world-oriented master classes with leading international presenters, they’ll also get to study with the greats of the industry to deepen their training know-how and business expertise. Here are some highlights from the theory seminars.
22 March 2018
From traditional martial arts to self-defence for the whole family: FIBO’s Fighting Fit area delivers the pure joy of combat sports. From 12 to 15 April, fitness trainers, operators of martial arts schools and fitness studios, and interested private visitors are invited to attend join-in events, workshops and trial courses to learn about the latest trends and witness exciting live competitions. Newly added to FIBO in 2018, the Fighting Fit area will be located in Hall 4.1 of the Exhibition Centre in Cologne.
20 March 2018
Demand for prevention training and health offerings is on the rise. This offers great potential for fitness clubs and physiotherapists. FIBO 2018 will explain how to tap into this potential from 12 to 15 April. Club operators interested in offering preventive training will find just as many inspirations at the trade show in Cologne as will physiotherapists seeking to establish training courses. Serving as the central point of contact over all four trade visitors days will be the Meetingpoint Physio in Hall 7. Here club owners and physiotherapists can gain advice on rewarding cooperation schemes.
14 March 2018
In spring, there’s no better place for fitness enthusiasts to be than FIBO in Cologne. On 14 and 15 April 2018, the world’s largest trade show for fitness, wellness and health will put on display all the emerging trends: training devices and equipment for home gyms. New exercise and workout styles. Nutritional supplements for performance and a healthy lifestyle. Smart and cool sportswear. And last but not least: new wearables and apps. Everything can be tested right onsite. What’s more, FIBO offers a real challenge: a huge join-in programme with everything from aqua fitness to Zumba that will make you sweat even if you’re in great shape. And FIBO provides a boatload of information for those who might be interested in launching a career in the fitness sector.