New organizer of the FIBO Congress: FIBO cooperates with DHfPG/BSA from 2020
Neuer Veranstalter des FIBO Congress
Professional information and further training are the top priorities at FIBO. This is why the leading international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health will be seeking expert support from 2020 for the organisation of the FIBO Congress. Together with the german university for prevention and health management (DHfPG) and the BSA-Academy (BSA), experienced specialists, who have been working in the education sector for over 35 years, are responsible for the organisation and implementation of the congress under the direction of FIBO. Thanks to many years of experience, also in organizing congresses, the professional character of the congress will be raised to a new level as a part of FIBO 2020 (2-5 April).
„Our training program at the trade show is our top priority“, emphasizes Silke Frank, Event Director of the FIBO. „This is why we are placing this issure in the hands of the DHfPG/BSA, while we focus on our core business, the organization of trade fair.“
Expertise on a new level
„We are looking forward to support FIBO in offering trade visitors a high-quality and recognised training program to enhance the market with additional valuable impulses for further development.“, explains Gerd Maurer, congress organizer of DHfPG/BSA. The content will be „from practice for practice“, so that the participants can implement the impulses directly in their daily work.
In the context of content management of fitness and health facilities, health oriented training, nutrition and mental strategies will be in the focus in particular. Additionally, topics like corporate health management, EMS training, Sun, Beauty & Care as well as comprehensive information on start-ups will be on the agenda.
The congress program includes interesting information for different specialists in the fitness and health market: For owners and managers topics like (online-)marketing, employee management, controlling, digitalisation , service management, corporate health management, sales and distribution are available. Motion specialists benefit from current information about strength training, cardio training, EMS training and functional training/athletic training. Nutrition specialists get valuable tips to be able to consult customers in a health oriented and/or sport specific way. To increase the customer satisfaction, the congress program includes content about coaching, mental training and stress management. For wellness specialists another thematic block with the topics Sun, Beauty & Care, which deals with specific customer segments, offers and support services, is available. The fitness and health market offers many approaches to become successfully self-employed. How to do this successfully is worked out in special business start-up workshops, including the topics of business model, financing and risk hedging. A seperate thematic block will be dedicated to the topic physiotherapy either, which lasts the entire duration of the congress and offers diverse impulses to the participants.
The scheduling of the event is during FIBO from Thursday to Saturday at the Congress Center North. One thread of themes per day will be simultaneously translated into English – a step that will be further expanded in the future, because in the long term, the congress is visioned to become the international flagship of FIBO.
About the DHfPG/BSA
The german university for prevention and health management (DHfPG) is one of the ten largest private universities in Germany and was founded in 2002. Currently more than 8,000 students are enrolled in the dual Bachlor´s and Master´s degree programs. More than 4,300 companies are partners within the frameworks of dual study programs which, in addition to the operational activity, also consist of distance learning with attendence phases at regional study centres. The university is one of the leading educational providers in the field prevention, fitness, sport and health, just as the BSA-Academy (BSA), whick can look back on over 200,000 courses participants since its foundation in 1983 and offers more than 70 state-certified and accreddited courses in various specialist areas today. The courses include distance learning with compact presence phases and can be completed avocational.
Together DHfPH/BSA have more than eleven study centres and 20 course centres in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
About the FIBO
It is the world's largest exhibition for fitness, wellness and health and the eptiome for innovation, investment and trend: At FIBO in Cologne, around 1,100 exhibitors and 145,000 international trade and private visitors from almost 140 nations gather. FIBO offers international business and networking oppertunities, but also inspires fitness fans with a great live experience. In 2020, the trade fair will take place from 2nd to 5th of April. With further FIBO-Shows in China, Mexico, Africa and the USA, the FIBO additionally enables the access to the most dynamic and important fitness market worldwide.
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