My trips in March and April

My trips in March and April 835 537 Hans Muench

My first trip was Wednesday March 9th to watch a German top league (DEL) ice hockey game in Villingen-Schwenningen between the VS Wild Wings and the third placed Wolfsburg Grizzlies (the son of a high school friend was playing).

March Trips to Cologne, London, Hatfield, Bromsgrove, Birmingham and Manchester

Then, two events as part of a longer trip, starting Thursday 17th, visiting:

  • Cologne, Germany (DSSV Industry Data presentation)
  • London (PerformX Live event)
  • Hatfield (5 Club tour with Duncan Green of Momentum)
  • Bromsgrove (Jon Nasta visit) including Stratford-on-Avon and Birmingham City tour
  • Manchester: meetings with Shapemaster’s David Heathcote,
    LFX/MH1’s Lynne Briggs/Graeme Hinde and a visit to the new G Squared club

Weekend outings:

Constance (German side, 30 minutes from where I live) – Lake Walensee (CH) – Bregenz (AT);

05.-09.04. Cologne (FIBO): a celebration of the a return of the industry and live events. FIBO had 500 exhibitors in six halls, with over 53.000 exhibitors of the four day event (B2B / B2C)

10.04. Amsterdam: a 9 boutique club tour with new Australian client Body Fit Training

15.-19.04. Lago Maggiore – Locarno – Bellinzona: Easter break excursions to nearby towns

Spring is in the air: over 20 degrees centigrade, flowers blooming, the tennis season has opened

New clients:

  • Wise Club (Finland): market research
  • Idiag (Switzerland): international development
  • Calls with private equity fund managers (UK/US) on market opportunities

Upcoming events:

6.5. Fitfair, Utrecht (speaking on Hybrid Fitness Models)

7.5. Glucker Kolleg PT Congress (speaking on Covid-related market changes and
post-pandemic opportunities)

21.-23.03. French Open, Roland Garros (invite to Federations reception on opening day)

26.-29.05. Meet the Top (hosted buyer event), Frankfurt (I hold the opening session)

08.-12. 06. International Lawn Tennis competition, Prague Czech Republic

15.-16.06. Elevate, London

16.-17.06. Fitness Challenges, Aix-en-Provence

18.-19.06. Functional Training Summit, Munich

22.-24.06. IHRSA Convention and Trade Show, Miami Floriday USA