Posts tagged as Fesi

  • Strategic partners: Werner Haizmann (left) and Luca Businario, the respective presidents of Fedas and Fesi.

    Tuesday, September 22nd 2015

    Fedas and Fesi join forces for better representation in Brussels

    by Markus Huber

    Fedas, the European federation of sporting goods retailers, and Fesi, its counterpart on the side of the vendors, have signed a strategic partnership for a future joint representation of their interests at the European authorities in Brussels. The associations’ respective presidents, Werner Haizmann and Luca Businario, signed an agreement regarding their new partnership at the […]

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    Monday, September 14th 2015

    Europe inaugurates its House of Sport

    by Markus Huber

    Last Thursday, the major players in the European sports industry opened a new joint office which is set to be the headquarters for EU sports lobby work in Brussels at 43 Avenue des Arts – the House of Sport. The driving forces behind the projects are some of the most important federations in the sector. […]

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    Thursday, May 14th 2015

    #beactive: strong alliance for European Week of Sport

    by Markus Huber

    A strong alliance of partners, including Fesi, the European federation of sporting goods, and ISPO as media partner, has launched a campaign to promote the first European Week of Sport (EWOS). The event, which is organized under the leadership of the European Commission will take place across Europe from Sept. 7-13, 2015. As reported last December, […]

  • EU Commissioner of sports, Tibor Navracsics (left), signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Fesi's secretary-general, Alberto Bichi.

    Friday, December 12th 2014

    Fesi strikes major agreement with EU institutions

    by Markus Huber

    The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (Fesi) reports that its president, Luca Businaro, had the chance, in late November, to outline the importance of public-private partnerships before the European Council of sports ministers. The ministers acknowledged the sports industry as a driving force behind growth and innovation within the European economy. The published […]

  • A warm welcome for the retailer: Fesi's president, Luca Businario (left), and Lewis Kimble, chief of Foot Locker Europe.

    Monday, October 27th 2014

    Fesi opens its ranks to retailers

    by Markus Huber

    Fesi, the federation of European sporting goods manufacturers, is to open its ranks to industry retailers. The decision was taken at the association’s general meeting held from Oct. 20-21. Simultaneously, the first retailer joined Fesi – Foot Locker Europe is now its first retail member. Its president and chief executive, Lewis Kimble, has also joined the Fesi board. Our organization […]

  • Monday, September 1st 2014

    Businario is new Fesi president

    by Markus Huber

    The board of directors of Fesi, the European federation of sporting goods manufacturers, has unanimously elected a new president. New man at the top is Luca Businario, chief executive of Novation Tech and president of Assosport, the Italian manufacturers’ association. Businario has been vice president of Fesi and is also the federation’s treasurer. His main […]

  • New strategic partners: Bruno Alves of Fesi and Hugo Alonso of Aces.

    Thursday, July 3rd 2014

    Fesi and Aces team up to promote physical activity

    by Markus Huber

    Fesi, the European federation of sporting goods manufacturers, and Aces, the association that delivers the European Capital of Sport Awards, have decided to build an alliance to work on joint initiatives to promote physical activity across Europe. The cooperation is to run for at least ten years. The project is designed to develop and roll out sustained […]

  • Friday, May 23rd 2014

    Fesi invites to European Conference on Sports Innovation

    by Markus Huber

    The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (Fesi), The European Platform for Sports Innovation (EPSI) and Fesi member-partner SPORALTEC invite to participate in the 3rd European Conference on Sports Innovation: “The Sports sector as a driver for the new European economy” to be held on June 13, 2014 in Voiron, France. Latest trends in […]

  • Thursday, May 22nd 2014

    Fesi informs on calls for proposals concerning funding by the European Union (part 2)

    by Markus Huber

    As reported, Fesi, the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry and strategic partner of ISPO MUNICH, is encouraging interested parties from within the sports industry to take advantage of the list of Calls for Proposals for financial support provided by the European Union to companies and other bodies. Here below is the second part […]

  • Monday, March 17th 2014

    Fesi informs on calls for proposals concerning funding by the European Union

    by Markus Huber

    Fesi, the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry and strategic partner of ISPO MUNICH, has published a list of Calls for Proposals for financial support provided by the European Union to companies and other bodies. There are quite a few which may be interesting for players in the sporting goods industry, including: 1.) Support […]