DUBLIN, IRELAND and BOSTON, MA — October 18, 2019 — Over 500 fitness industry professionals came together in Dublin, Ireland for the 19th Annual IHRSA European Congress, which took place from the 14-17th October. Participants travelled from 35 countries from 5 continents to network and learn about what leaders need to know now as the health club business continues to undergo rapid change.
“IHRSA is especially grateful to our local partner Ireland Active for their close collaboration and support in the run-up to this event 10 years after our last visit. With new additions such as our first-ever European Women’s leadership panel, and our ability to attract speakers from all corners of Europe, IHRSA continues to make the European Congress the leading educational and networking event for European club leaders,” said Alison O’Kane Giannaras, IHRSA’s associate vice president of international development and operations.
“Ireland Active are delighted to have hosted the IHRSA European Congress in Dublin this year, ten years on from its last visit to these shores. The variety and quality of speakers were great and our members enjoyed the opportunity to network and learn from experts from across the world,” said Conn McCluskey, CEO of Ireland Active.