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Entries in Leisure Industry Week (3)

Tuesday
Oct212014

LIW Show Packs a Punch

IHRSA Europe Council member Doug Miller and Ireland Active social media manager in the IHRSA booth.The Leisure Industry Week show at the NEC in Birmingham, England, was smaller than previous years, but there was lots of interesting things to see and experience.

A number of sponsors for IHRSA´s European Congress in Amsterdam were present, including Gartner, Keiser, MyZone, ICE, Matrix, Precor, Life Fitness, Milon, EGym, Piloxing and Virtuagym.

IHRSA had its own booth again, and between IHRSA Europe Council member Doug Miller and IHRSA´s European Director Hans Muench more than 100 contacts were made.

Muench spoke twice in the LIW theatre on Global Trends, and What´s Hot Internationally and Why. E-mail him at hbm@ihrsa.org for a link to the presentation summary. 

LIW auctioned off a registration to the just-completed European Congress in Amsterdam. The winner was Gregory Bradley of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Thursday
Sep202012

LIW 2012: Day 3

Dr. Gordon MacMillan and Lisa Taylor of MEND stopped by the IHRSA booth at LIW 2012 and show off their innovative bracelets, with IHRSA's Hans Muench, right, wearing one. It was another busy day at the trade show at Leisure Industry Week 2012 in Birmingham, England. IHRSA's Hans Muench and Alison O'Kane Giannaras manned the booth during the trade show and saw longtime and new members alike.

IHRSA Europe Council member and European Congress moderator Rasmus Ingerslev of Fresh Fitness and Wexer (Denmark) stopped by and was introduced to Fitness First´s UK COO Martin Seibold. Dr. Gordon MacMillan and Lisa Taylor of MEND, also met with IHRSA.

Fitness First´s UK COO Martin Seibold. center, stops to take a photo withj Hans Muench and Alison O'Kane Giannaras.Leisure Industry Week, which runs Sept. 17-21 in Birmingham, England, got off to a strong start earlier this week. One of the UK’s largest health industry events, LIW is divided into six sections - Health & Fitness, Sport, Eat & Drink, Pool & Spa, Play & Attractions and Leisure Facilities.  

 

Wednesday
Sep192012

LIW is busy and productive

Pictured, from left, are Hans Muench and Alison O’Kane Giannaras, of IHRSA, and David Stalker and Hayley Pavlou, of the Fitness Industry Association.Leisure Industry Week, which runs Sept. 17-21 in Birmingham, England, got off to a strong start earlier this week. One of the UK’s largest health industry events, LIW is divided into six sections - Health & Fitness, Sport, Eat & Drink, Pool & Spa, Play & Attractions and Leisure Facilities. 

The trade show was busy with Ojmar, Cybex, Matrix, Technogym, Keiser, MyZone, Les Mills, Star Trac, Precor and Vicore among the booths. 

More than 9,000 attendees are expected to see the latest products, take part in interactive features and attend educational discussions.

IHRSA staff Hans Muench and Alison O'Kane Giannaras were busy on the first two days with meetings with the Fitness Industry Association, IHRSA´s Strategic Media Partner Health Club Management, Fitness First UK, and Europe Council members Kilian Fisher and Doug Miller.