IHRSA is working closely with country associations to build a stronger European industry. Further we strive to provide additional pan-European networking and learning opportunities, and to quantify and track the growth of the European health club industry.
13th Annual IHRSA European Congress
Plan now to attend the 13th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Barcelona, Spain 17-20 October. If you're a health club Owner, Manager, or Department Manager you won't want to miss this event!
Benefits of membership include the latest industry news and information on successful practices in sales, marketing, operations, and programming from around the world; valuable operations, management, and research information to help you run your club more efficiently; education, motivation, and inspiration for you and your staff; optional reciprocal access to thousands of clubs worldwide; and more!
Club memberships are available to investor-owned fitness, racquet and athletic facilities which pay property taxes and do not accept tax-deductible contributions for capital or operating costs. Associate memberships are available to manufacturers or suppliers of products and services of use to IHRSA members.
How IHRSA Membership Can Benefit You:
The European Market
Sponsored by Technogym, is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of data available on the European fitness market, a great tool for researchers, banks, investors, governments, insurance companies, club owners, and suppliers.
Sponsored by Life Fitness, this comprehensive report was published in June 2011. It focuses on the health club industry in Europe and the Asia-Pacific. Highlights of this publication include: a fitness macroeconomic overview; prevalent club operating models; competitive analysis; individual country market reports; and industry prospects and trends.
Sponsored by Life Fitness, this condensed report, published in June 2011, provides an overview of the health club industry in Europe and the Asia-Pacific. This report should be the first stop for anyone in the health club industry looking for credible data about international markets poised for growth. It examines membership penetration rates, market size, business models, economic impact and more.
Magazines and Publications
IHRSA publishes a variety of magazines and publications, providing you with industry news and information on successful practices in sales, marketing, operations and programming from around the world.
Club Business International Magazine (CBI): the world's leading magazine for the health and fitness industry, is read by nearly 24,000 health club owners, managers and professionals in 74 countries around the world. Read the current issue
Club Business Europe: CBE is currently on hiatus. Archives from 2003 to 2010 are available online.
The IHRSA Store: This is your source for valuable operations, management & research information to help you run your club more efficiently! Visit ihrsa.org/store for publications, videos, and mp3s on the issues that matter to your club.