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IHRSA European Congress Schedule


18 November 2020


13:00 CET | Sponsor Marketplace Opens!

Visit and connect with event sponsors through IHRSA’s Sponsor Marketplace! Displaying the latest equipment, programming, and technology, the Sponsor Marketplace will allow you to browse and connect directly with event sponsors.


13:45 - 13:55 CET | Welcome Session

Brent Darden, Interim President and CEO, IHRSA and Chair, REX Roundtables


14:00 - 14:55 CET | BRIC Panel Discussion & Live Q&A

“BRIC Breakthroughs”: CEO Learnings from Brazil, Russia, India & China
Moderated by John Holsinger, Director, Asia Pacific, IHRSA
Richard Bilton, Owner & President, Compahnia Athletica, Brazil
Colin Grant, CEO, PURE Group Asia, Chin
Abhimanyu Sable, CEO, ABS Fitness and President, United Health and Fitness Federation (UHFF), India
Anastasia Yusina, President, Strata Partners, Russia


15:00 - 15:30 CET | Sponsor Marketplace Networking & Product Showcase


15:30 - 16:15 CET | Sessions

 

Planning for Your Club’s Future: Innovation Strategies for Success
Guy Griffiths, Director, GGFit, Ltd., United Kingdom


Through the Looking Glass: A Review of Club Design
David Barton, Founder & Owner, TMPL Gym & DavidBartonGym, USA

 

16:15 - 17:00 CET | Session

 

Industry leaders of international supplier companies


17:30 - 18:30 CET | Keynote Presentation & Live Q&A

 

The Great Reset for the Fitness Industry
Thierry Malleret, Managing Partner, Monthly Barometer



19 November 2020

 

12:45 - 13:40 CET | Sessions

Case Study Session
To be announced.


Education Session
To be announced.

 

13:40 - 14:00 CET | Sponsor Marketplace Networking & Product Showcase

 

14:00 - 14:55 CET | Keynote Presentation & Live Q&A

 

Cate Trotter, Head of Trends, Insider Trends

 

15:00 - 15:30 CET | Sponsor Marketplace Networking & Product Showcase


15:30 - 16:25 CET | European CEO Panel Discussion & Live Q&A

Looking Toward the Future: European CEO Panel Discussion
Moderated by Kate Cracknell, Freelance Journalist, Copywriter & Editor
Sophie Lawler, CEO, Total Fitness, United Kingdom
Juan del Rio Nieto, CEO, VivaGym Group, Spain
Third panelist to be announced!


16:30 - 17:15 CET | Sessions

Digital Transformation for Fitness Clubs from Offline to Online Offerings
José Teixeira, Head of Customer Experience, SC Fitness, Portugal

 

Staffing Impact of COVID-19 on our Teams and Business
Sandra Dunne, Managing Director, Gym Plus, Ireland

 

17:15 - 17:45 CET | Sponsor Marketplace Networking & Product Showcase

 

17:45 - 18:30 CET | Keynote Presentation & Live Q&A

 

Bryan O'Rourke, Managing Director, Fitness24Seven Thailand and CEO, Vedere Ventures

 

18:30 - 19:00 CET | Live Happy Hour by Language



20 November 2020


13:30 - 14:00 CET | Exercise Class


14:00 - 15:00 CET | Asia-Pacific Club Tours & Live Q&A with Club Managers


15:00 - 15:30 CET | Europe & Russia Club Tours & Live Q&A with Club Managers


16:00 - 17:00 CET | Americas Club Tours & Live Q&A with Club Managers

*Session times are subject to change

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