FitTech Summit and FIBO to cooperate

Technology meets brand power in the fitness industry

FIBO further extends it modern fitness technology ranges in 2020 and to this end has enlisted the competence of the FitTech Summit. On 2 and 3 April the FitTech Summit by Hubert Burda Media will present insights from the FitTech industry on stage and project the future of fitness. This journey through the health and optimisation movement using technology innovation will focus not only on facts and forecasts from the sector. Also featuring on the agenda will be the factors that really move people on their way to physical fitness: mindset + motivation, prevention, performance and regeneration.

FitTech Summit: FIBO Edition

The speakers’ list includes, among others, co-founder and CEO of Urban Sports Club Benjamin Roth, who will explain how to motivate new members and keep existing members’ thrilled. Dr. Lutz Graumann, founder of Quaduma, team physician of the German Ice-hockey League and expert in regeneration techniques shares methods to perfect muscle regeneration and improve training effects. Even “Fitness Content Pope” Mason Bendewalt from the USA, will take part. He is the mastermind of the successful coaching programme P90X and advises FitTech start-ups such as Tonal on content. In his keynote “Connect the Unexpected” he will show to what extent Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence will shape the future of fitness – and highlight the decisive role man will play here. Other speakers are Simon Sollberger – co-founder of Pear Sports (San Francisco), Christian Dörffer – co-founder of MyCrew, general partner & co-founder of Sweet Capital (London) and Thomas Kulcsar – Investment Manager at Burda Principal Investments (London).

As already in 2018 and 2019, the team will not only stage the most relevant future fitness themes at FIBO 2020 in Cologne but also bring together the key decision-makers in the industry. “We provide the ideal setting for extending your own network and brushing up your knowledge in the field of fitness technologies. We are all the more delighted to cooperate with a long-established and strong partner like FIBO and to develop the future of the fitness industry together,” says Natalia Karbasova, founder of the FitTech Summit.

The lecture programme of the “FitTech Summit: FIBO Edition” will be embedded into the new concept of FIBO Hall 5.1, which will become the Future Hall in 2020 placing innovations and start-ups centre stage. “We have invested in a high-quality programme here,” delights FIBO boss Silke Frank commenting on the cooperation and adds: “Together with the organisers of the FitTech Summit we can therefore contribute to the further development of our industry for which technological innovations are becoming increasingly important.”

About the FitTech Summit

The FitTech Summit, established by Natalia Karbasova in 2018, is Europe’s first conference on fitness technologies and digital health, care of Hubert Burda Media. With 70 international speakers and the 50 most relevant Fit-Tech start-ups, the B2B conference pools the most important content for the future of the fitness and health industry once a year. The conference focuses on modern and efficient networking alongside selected content in the form of keynotes, panels and interviews. In a lifestyle setting some 1,000 industry decision-makers, including corporates, investors and start-ups, meet here to learn about and exchange ideas on the latest market trends and needs. With 1.4 million media contacts the FitTech Summit achieved remarkable reach already in its second year and this is set to also widen in future.

About FIBO

This is the world’s largest international trade show for fitness, wellness and health and the place for innovations, investment and trends: At FIBO in Cologne some 1,100 exhibitors meet with 145,000 international trade and private visitors from almost 140 countries. FIBO offers international business and networking while also thrilling fitness enthusiasts with a great live experience. In 2020, the trade show will be held 2 to 5 April. With additional FIBO shows in China, Southeast Asia, USA und Mexico also grants access to the most dynamic and key fitness markets worldwide.

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