The Premier Global Event for Health & Fitness Industry Leaders

21-23 October 2024 • Barcelona, Spain

The 21st European Congress will be back this fall, powered by the Health & Fitness Association (formerly IHRSA). Our location this year is in the beautiful city of Barcelona — a hub of culture, fashion, and cuisine that embraces the creativity of its artists and designers while respecting local traditions.


Industry Insight

The Intersection of Fitness, Health & Wellness

The European Congress features presentations delivered by leaders from inside and outside the health and fitness industry. Explore 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 industry. Sessions will be conducted in English with simultaneous translations in Spanish, French, Portuguese, and other languages as demand exists.  



Industry suppliers and partners take part in the European Congress through sponsorship. This unique opportunity allows 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 presents an advantage for companies to grow in Europe and beyond.


If you are interested in sponsoring, please email Lynne Devaney at



Thank you to our incredible group of 2023 sponsors!
Learn more about our 2024 sponsorship packages.

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Club Tours

A Half-Day Tour of Barcelona's Best Health Clubs

Extend your stay in Barcelona by half a day to gain even more takeaways from some of the most innovative and interesting clubs in Barcelona. You'll be inspired by their programming, operations, and design. 



Barcelona is one of Europe’s trendiest cities, offering a wide range of unique leisure activities that beg visitors to return time and again. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture, this hub of culture, fashion, and cuisine embraces the creativity of its artists and designers while respecting local traditions. In Barcelona, the charm and slower pace of the old town combines with a fast pace and avant-garde vibe of modern neighborhoods to create one of the world's most visited cities.