The Premier Global Event for Fitness Professionals

17-19 October • Lisbon Portugal

The 20th European Congress features presentations delivered by leaders from inside and outside the health and fitness industry. Explore some of the latest and greatest product offerings in the Sponsor Marketplace, network, and attend sessions providing thought-provoking commentary on best practices and trends shaping the business world.


Dynamic Speakers

Global perspectives from industry experts

The 2023 IHRSA European Congress will feature expert speakers from around the world offering unique perspectives on leadership, sales, marketing, and more. Join us for three days packed with education and opportunities to network with your industry peers!


Sponsor Marketplace

We invite industry suppliers and partners to take part in the European Congress through sponsorship. This is a unique opportunity for companies to build relationships with industry leaders—attend executive level education sessions, network at social events, and showcase products and services at the Sponsor Marketplace. The Congress is a must-attend event for your company to grow in Europe and beyond. Industry suppliers and partners interested in attending should check out sponsorship opportunities. For more information, contact Lynne Devaney at lsd@ihrsa.org.

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Keynote Speakers

Attend high-value sessions with renowned business professionals

Become an exceptional leader with Pete Cohen, author, performance coach, and human behavior expert. Take notes on how to create a high-performing team from Michelle King, co-CEO & founder of The Culture Practice, author, and researcher. Find out how to apply ChatGPT in your strategy with Manuel Dias, national technology officer and Board member of Microsoft Portugal. Gain insights to the European market at the CEO Fireside Chat, featuring a variety of European club operators and industry influencers.

Elite Club Tours

Go behind the scenes at some of Lisbon's best health clubs

Join Congress attendees on 20 October to tour some of the best fitness facilities in Lisbon. Find inspiration in innovative designs and programming at Lisbon's elite clubs. *Limited availability, additional fee required. 

Interested in showcasing your facility as a tour stop during IHRSA’s Lisbon Club Tours? Email events@ihrsa.org.


Make it Yours

Experience the conference in your native language

Participate in roundtable discussions in Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, or English. IHRSA will also offer live translation through the IHRSA App on your smartphone or tablet!


Thank you to our incredible group of sponsors!