Exhibitions in 2016: What you can expect from the FIBO

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FIBO is the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness and health. This year it is going to take place again from 7th – 10th April at the Cologne Exhibition Centre. InspiredBySports presents the main short facts about this event.


With more than 725 exhibitors from 40 different countries, the FIBO in Cologne is an absolute must do for all fitness and health addicts. It is not only Europe’s number one meeting place and event for the bodybuilding, weight training and innovative fitness trends but also an international business platform for managers, investors and decision makers in the fitness, wellness and health industry. Besides, the latest fitness fashion will be presented on a catwalk. Making it a place for fitness- loving visitors to shop in an inspiring retail environment. This years focus will be set especially on digital tranformation trends and innovative workouts.

This years exhibition will will focus on fitness topics of the future and make up a great part of the fairs agenda.

Wearable Fitness Devices, Performance Apparel or Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) are only a few divisions that will be presented. Crossfit and Group Fitness, topics that are never without interest, are also going to be discussed in detail. However, the future of fitness and health relies very much on digital modifications which brings us to a very interesting connection of real world sports and the matching digital elements.



Picture Source: Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH / Behrendt & Rausch


Messe Köln


7. – 10. April 2016

7. – 8. April only for trade visitors

9. – 10. April for trade and private visitors



IBS Publishing Team


This years FIBO is not only an absolute must do for all fitness gurus but due to digital changes, it is a place to be for people of the IT sector as well as companies and firms that focus on the connection of sports and digital media.


To name just some of the program points and features:

  • EMS
  • Wearable Fitness Devices, Performance Apparel
  • Sports Nutrition with targeting group: trade visitors
  • Hugh shopping mall
  • FIBO Passion Hall – conventions and stage show
  • FIBO POWER Hall – for all exhibitors – bodybuilding, combat and power sports.

New line, new offers and new hall plans make the international leading trade fair for fitness, wellness and health a great visitor experience.

A current location map can be found here. In addition, the European Health & Fitness Forum goes into the third round.

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