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Ray Algar, Managing Director, Oxygen Consulting discussing rising competitive intensity in the UK health club industry during FIBO Innovation Tour, Milan (February 2016)

Ray Algar of Oxygen Consulting discussing rising competitive intensity in the UK gym industry during a fitness industry event in Italy (click image to enlarge)

I am regularly invited to speak at conferences in Asia, the United States, Latin America and Europe on a range of a marketing, technology, research and trends-based themes. ‘Thought-provoking’ and ‘world-class presentation’ are two comments from previous clients who booked me to deliver a talk at their event. Blending my consulting expertise, insightful fitness industry research and persuasive communication style mean that I can deliver a talk that resonates deeply with delegates.

Some of my recent talks are listed below.

  • MFORUM management event, Kazakhstan and Russia
  • Club Industry Conference, USA
  • Tren16 Conference, Norway
  • TaiSpo Fitness Forum, Taiwan
  • IHRSA Europe Conference, Portugal
  • IHRSA Convention, USA
  • SDA Bocconi University, Italy
  • MIOFF Health and Fitness Conference, Russia
  • World Class Conference, Russia
  • Rimini Wellness Conference, Italy
  • Parkwood Leisure Annual Managers Conference, UK
  • Healthy Business Conference, Sweden
  • ILAM Ireland Annual Conference, Ireland
  • ukactive ActiveLab launch event, UK

Copies of past presentations can be purchased from my Knowledge Store.

Please contact me to discuss speaking at one of your future company events or conferences.

Recent Presentations

Two November Project participants hug after completing their workout

ukactive ActiveLab launch event

Invited to deliver a talk to inaugural members of ActiveLab, a UK accelerator programme for the best and brightest physical activity start-ups.

Ray Algar speaking at Club Industry fitness conference in Chicago during October 2016

Guest international speaker at Club Industry – USA

Invited to deliver a talk at the Club Industry Conference to an audience of American health club owners discussing themes from my recent Health Club Industry Mid-Market report.

Guest international speaker at Tren16 Conference — Norway

Commissioned to give a one hour talk at the Tren16 conference to an audience connected to the Norwegian health and fitness industry. The talk was titled: 'Understand the market — build your brand.' The talk was ... Read more »

2016 TaiSpo Fitness Club Management Forum — Taiwan

One of two international speakers invited to give a one hour talk to an audience connected to the Taiwanese health and fitness industry. The talk was well received with 96% of the audience rating it ... Read more »

Leisure Industry Week Presentation by Ray Algar — UK

Below is a copy of the presentation I delivered at Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham during September 2015. The presentation theme was looking at how the health and fitness industry is evolving and how a ... Read more »

Colourful report front cover showing hand drawn illustration of a brain. From the brain is a cable and plug being held by a man in black trousers

Brief presentation of Fitness Sector Social Good Report

On 28 May 2014 I was invited to the offices of ukactive in London to present a short overview of my new report to the communications forum. The comms' forum is a quarterly event that ... Read more »

Video interview – Mercado Fitness TV

Following my two talks to the IHRSA Brasil Conference in Sao Paulo, I was interviewed by Mercado Fitness TV, based in Argentina. Here is the video:

Qual é o propósito central da sua academia e o que ela representa?

apresentação pela Ray Algar IHRSA/Fitness Brasil Sao Paulo 2012       Qual é o propósito central da sua academia e o que ela representa? from Ray Algar

Como as academias de baixo custo estão transformando o mercado global de academias

This presentation was delivered to Brazilian health and fitness operators in Sao Paulo during 2012. The presentation is available for download and purchase from the Oxygen Knowledge Store.

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Global launch of Gymtopia

Gymtopia is a digital story telling platform capturing the social impact projects powered by the global health and fitness industry. The project is now live and already features inspiring stories from the United States, United Kingdom, Argentina and Mexico. Please visit Gymtopia and get your organisation involved. Introductory video below (click on four arrows to enlarge video):