Posts filed under “Presentations by Ray Algar”

MFORUM Conference in Kazakhstan and Russia

  Last week I took part in the MFORUM event in Kazakhstan and Russia. This was the third year the event has been held in Russia and the first time in Kazakhstan. The one-day event involves four international speakers who each deliver a 90-minute talk. My talk was titled: ‘The emergence ...

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Ray Algar is interviewed by MFitness Russia

At the end of June 2017, I shall be travelling to Kazakhstan and Russia to give talks as part of this year's MFORUM fitness industry event. MFORUM brings together senior members of the fitness industry and involves four international speakers who each deliver a 90-minute talk. What follows is a short interview ...

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Talk to American health club operators at Club Industry conference – Chicago

During October I was invited to Chicago to give a talk to an audience of American health club operators. My talk was discussing themes from my recent Health Club Industry Mid-market report. This was my first time attending the event and all was positive apart from the idea of running seven ...

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Gym Factory talk in Madrid

During May 2016, I was invited to give a talk to stakeholders from the Spanish heath club industry about my research into the emergence of boutique fitness. Following my talk, the organisers sent over some follow-up questions which are below. Their is also a Spanish version. In your speech you said that ...

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Invitation to give a talk at TaiSPO Fitness Industry Forum in Taiwan

During March I was invited to be one of two international speakers for the TaiSPO 2016 Fitness Industry and Fitness Club Management Forum held in Taipei, Taiwan. This annual event is organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council and the Management Forum is designed to give attendees a deeper, ...

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FIBO Innovation Tour with EuropeActive

The FIBO Innovation Tour is an annual event coordinated by EuropeActive. This year the tour visited five countries and I was invited to deliver a keynote talk as part of a series of five, one day events. Starting in Turkey, the tour then went to Russia, Poland, Italy before concluding in Sweden. ...

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Leisure Industry Week Presentation by Ray Algar

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 wide range of fitness substitutes are challenging legacy clubs.   Jak Phillips from the Leisure Media Company ...

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Rise of the Boutique Fitness Studio

During October, I was invited to speak at the IHRSA European Congress held in Amsterdam. The Congress brings together each year around 600 senior fitness industry players from 35 countries. The focus of my presentation was the emergence of boutique fitness studios which are popping up in the UK. Think ...

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Video interview – Mercado Fitness TV

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

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

Baixo custo apresentação IHRSA Fitness Brasil 2012 - São Paulo       Como as academias de baixo custo estão transformando o mercado global de academias from Ray Algar