Positive feedback from SIBEC UK
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Swimming Nature
£18 - £23 per hour
London, United Kingdom
Circadian Leisure Trust
£7.72 up to £8.28
Longwell Green, Bristol, UK
énergie group
Highbury, London, UK
star job
The Massage Company
£18,000 full-time (part-time available) plus commission
Surrey, UK
Merlin Entertainments Group
Chessington, UK

Positive feedback from SIBEC UK

Job opportunities
St. Swithuns School Winchester
location: Winchester, UK
Competitive Salary
location: Nationwide, UK
De Montfort University
£ 19,305 - £ 22,876
location: Leicester, UK
more jobs

Operators and suppliers in the fitness industry have hailed the first SIBEC UK event a resounding success.

The event was the first in the UK dedicated to the local authority, trust and educational sectors.

Initial feedback from post-event questionnaires have revealed that 100 per cent of buyers and 80 per cent of suppliers who responded would definitely consider attending SIBEC UK again next year.

Up to 20, 20-minute meetings were scheduled for each of the attending delegates over the two-day conference, with additional meeting and networking opportunities available throughout the event.

“The positive feedback we have received confirms that we have plugged a gap in the event calendar specifically serving the public sector,” said SIBEC’s event director, Nigel Wallace.

“This is a great platform from which to launch towards our November event for suppliers and operators working in the private and trust markets.”

The results of the 4th Health and Fitness Omnibus Survey (HAFOS) were also reveled at the event.

HAFOS, in association with SIBEC, is commissioned every six months.

The survey showed that people still believed in the value of exercise with nearly half of those questioned believing exercise to be very important. Nationwide, 29 per cent of people ranked physical activity as the number one factor for improving lifestyle.

A good range of equipment was seen as the most important factor in influencing peoples’ decisions to workout at a fitness facility. This was followed by friendly staff and the availability of a wide range of classes.

The sample was selected to be representative of the national population with street interviews conducted in London, Manchester and Sheffield. See Health Club Management for results of HAFOS survey.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Operators and suppliers in the fitness industry have hailed the first SIBEC UK event a resounding success.
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery.