ukactive has today (18 December) announced the unmissable events for your diary in 2020, with all tickets released together for the first time.
Building on this year’s success, 2020 will see the return of the sell-out boutique event, Sweat; the industry-leading Active Uprising conference and ukactive Awards; and the unrivalled policy event, the ukactive National Summit.
Tickets for all events have been released today, offering early-bird rates for those who want to book now to avoid disappointment, or those looking to invest any remaining budget before the end of the calendar year.
Details of the themes for each event provide a flavour of the main topics for 2020, with the full agenda and speakers for each event set to be confirmed closer to the time.
Speakers in 2019 included Olympian Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Health Secretary Matt Hancock, Chair of the RCGP Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, economist Lord Gus O’Donnell, cricketer Jeremy Snape and Olympian Joanna Rowsell-Shand MBE – with a host of incredible speakers being kept under wraps for 2020.
ukactive CEO Huw Edwards said: “As the physical activity sector continues to grow, ukactive’s events will continue to push the boundaries, setting the benchmark for learning and networking.
“ukactive’s events in 2020 will introduce exciting new speakers and topics to delight our members and partners, while also generating further interest from influencers outside of our sector that are keen to collaborate.
“These events play a crucial role in bringing our members together to address the risks and opportunities facing our sector, so we look forward to a year of fresh perspectives and new insights.”
Click on these events to find out more and to book:
Sweat: Thursday 20 February. The Old Truman Brewery, London
In 2019, Sweat asked “Have we reached peak boutique?” The answer, emphatically, was no. Now in its fourth year, Sweat will explore the opportunities for further growth and expansion within boutique fitness, as well as the lessons for the wider sector.
FIBO 2020: Thursday 2 April. Cologne, Germany
ukactive is delighted to once again offer a complimentary ticket to our members for FIBO 2020. Visit the website to apply for your complimentary ticket. We will also host our popular Members Dinner – watch this space for details.
ukactive Awards: Thursday 4 June. Manchester Central, Manchester
The ukactive Awards enters its third year, with each year bigger than the last and generating higher levels of entries both from inside and outside the sector. The awards are an opportunity to celebrate excellence together, benchmark your business and raise your profile.
Active Uprising 2020: Thursday 4 June. Manchester Central, Manchester
‘Together we learn, Together we lead, Together we grow’ – Active Uprising 2020 will focus on these principles of collaboration and shared insight to drive growth. Join us for our final year in Manchester, where we will welcome two A-list sport stars as well as the leading lights from the sector.
National Summit 2020: Tuesday 20 October. London
The ukactive National Summit is moving to a new home in the capital, following many successful years at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster. ukactive will be partnering with an iconic institution to deliver the big policy messages to Whitehall, support the growth of the sector and deliver a more active nation.
Full details of each event will be released closer to the date.