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FIBO 2017

More exhibitors, new trends – here’s what to expect at FIBO 2017


with its reputation for educating, motivating and shaking up the health and fitness sector, is set to be bigger than ever in 2017. The leading international trade show for fitness, wellness and health is expected to attract approximately 1,000 exhibitors and 150,000 attendees from around the world when it takes place in Cologne, Germany from 6–9 April 2017. FIBO 2017 will focus on competence and practical knowledge. “We’ve put

together a packed yet to-the-point programme,” says FIBO director Ralph Scholz. “Everything revolves around continuing education, networking and inspiration for the entire fitness industry.” This is possible thanks to FIBO’s extensive network, which includes such organisations as FISAF International, the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS), the International Fitness Academy IFAA and European industry association EuropeActive.

Two central stages will present the latest fitness class concepts

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GROUP FITNESS The question of how to strengthen group identity and prevent churn will be explored in the new Group Fitness World in Hall 4.1. Two centrally located stages will provide information for decision-makers on which new classes to add to their club’s offering. For an efficient overview of what’s new and popular in the industry, visitors are advised to attend the FIBO Innovation and Trend Show.