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EVENTS CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 20–21 | Leisure Industry Week NEC, Birmingham, UK

A trade show, plus educational streams including health, fitness and sport (see p94). www.liw.co.uk

21–23 | Interbike Expo

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, US With hundreds of exhibitors on one floor, this is where the bike industry gathers to celebrate, educate and conduct business. www.interbike.com

OCTOBER 12–14 | Club Industry Show

Hyatt Regency, Chicago, Illinois, US An event aimed at leading, connecting and inspiring the fitness community. www.clubindustryshow.com

17–20 | 16th Annual IHRSA European Congress Seville, Spain

Seminars are designed to help the 500+ visitors improve and grow their business. www.ihrsa.org/congress

NOVEMBER 9 | ukactive Summit

QEII Centre, London, UK The largest political event in the activity sector’s calendar, attracting influencers from physical activity, health, policy, brand, media, research, charity and local authority. www.ukactive.com

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19–22 January 2017 Alpine Challenge The Alpine Challenge is a winter team event in which teams of four battle it out to race over 150kmplus of skiing or snow boarding runs across 15 resorts in Portes du Soleil, France, for two days. The team that visits the most checkpoints across the 15 resorts and clocks up the most distance (tracked via GPS) wins. The event is organised by youth charity Snow-Camp, which uses a combination of winter sports and life skill programmes to support young people in inner cities. Various fundraising packages and prices are available. www.snow-camp.co.uk

16–19 | SIBEC Europe

29–30 | BASES Conference

The UK and Europe’s major health and fitness operators join leading suppliers for one-to-one meetings. Extensive networking opportunities are also on offer throughout the event. www.sibeceu.com

The annual conference of BASES, the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. www.bases.org.uk

Ritz-Carlton Abama, Tenerife

17–19 | International Council on Active Aging Conference Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, US

Connect with leading active ageing experts and learn about older adult wellness at this popular annual conference. http://icaa.cc/ C H A R I T Y

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9 October 2016 London Bridges Challenge Join supporters of Diabetes UK in a 10mile hike that takes in some of London’s most iconic bridges. Participants will cross 13 bridges, with the route starting at the home of Chelsea Football Club and on through the heart of London and over Tower Bridge. Families are encouraged to take part; children under 12 go free. Registration is £5 per person with no set sponsorship. Details: www.diabetes.org.uk

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East Midland’s Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK

J A N U A RY 2 0 17 18–19 | The London Health Show Olympia, London, UK

Encompasses nutrition and supplements, beauty and anti-ageing, complementary health, sports and fitness, organic/natural products, and healthcare equipment. www.londonhealthshow.com

26 | FIBO Innovation Tour UK London, UK

FIBO’s Innovation Tour kicks off in London with presentations on the market situation, plus new developments in the fitness, wellness and health industry. www.europeactive.eu

31 January–2 February | Spatex 2017

Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK The 21st year of the UK’s largest pool, spa and wellness show. www.spatex.co.uk

Profile for Leisure Media

HealthClubManagement September 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

HealthClubManagement September 2016  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.