The latest news for pool and spa professionals

On July 11, 2024, SPECK Pumpen held its inaugural Innovation Day at its headquarters in Neunkirchen am Sand, welcoming over 100 customers from across Europe. The event was designed to introduce attendees a firsthand look at SPECK's latest product innovations and highlights, ahead of the upcoming...
Ferdy De Coster has been an invaluable member of the DURATECH team for the past four years, leading the Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service departments with dedication and exceptional performance. His strategic vision and commitment to excellence have been instrumental in the growth and success...
The interbad Innovation Award will be presented once again at interbad, which is taking place from 22 to 24 October in Stuttgart. Applications are already being accepted and exhibiting companies have until 31 July 2024 to submit their online registration.
We are designing currently our special edition EuroSpaPoolNews Special Germany 2024. Grab this opportunity in order to target the players of the German pool and wellness market.
After its acquisition of Extrabat, Craftview Software, backed by Battery Ventures, continues its expansion into the craftsmanship solutions market by acquiring C'Fluide, a specialized app for HVAC and industrial refrigeration professionals, also opening up new and beneficial opportunities for...
For the past 29 years, SPATEX has been the  the first Europe's international water leisure trade of the year. In 2025, the show will return to Coventry from Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th February.
Here is the episode 7 of the SwimmingPool International podcasts from Behncke! Angela and Michael share their expertise and products to create an elegant swimmingpool with stainless steel. Exploring Stainless Steel in a pool... 
The 2024 World Sauna Forum, which was held on 7 June 2024, attracted a full house of enthusiasts from the international sauna community. The forum, now in its sixth year, was marked by a series of engaging presentations from leading figures in the sauna world.
After only 18 months of construction, the new BINDER site in Hameln, Germany, is complete. It houses an ultra-modern production site and offices, including a 7.10 x 2.70 m indoor swimming pool. In total: 15,000 m² of land for these brand-new infrastructures.
The Asia Pool & Spa Expo 2024, strongly supported by the government, associations, press, exhibitors, and buyers at home and abroad, concluded successfully on May 12. After three-day wonderful exhibition at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, it marked an awesome event for the entire industry...
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Fairlocks Pool Products Ltd  has announced an new addition to its team. Paul Lowe, formerly of Certikin and Astral Pool, has joined their business development team.
With exciting opportunities and increased momentum in the US, a market requiring complete immersion and undivided focus, PCFR PoolCop announces a new leadership team for the 2025 season to continue their expansion and development.
Alukov will be participating for the third time in the renowned trade fair The Smarter E Europe, which will take place from June 19 to 21, 2024, in Munich. As one of the leading manufacturers in the field of roofing solutions, Alukov will present its latest breakthrough: the Carport Solar Double...
ASEAN Patio Pool Spa Expo is organized by Asia Pool & Spa Expo, which is enjoying the reputation of "Oscar" in the global pool & Spa industry. It will focus on innovation, sustainability, and growth int the patio, garden, spa, and pool industry.
Hayward Holdings, Inc., a global designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool equipment and outdoor living technology, proudly announces the appointment of his new Vice President and General Manager, Europe & Rest of the World. This appointment marks a new stage for the...
As 2024 World Environment Day highlights ecological restoration, Aquark presents a new innovation in the pool heat pump industry: the Mr. Silence Bio heat pump prototype powered by InverPad ® Turbo Tech.
On April 26, 2024, Superior Wellness welcomed partners from the UK and Europe to Mythe Farm, Warwickshire, for its annual Superior Chill Fest. The 150-acre venue featured a large tipi setup, creating a high-end festival atmosphere complete with a chill-out area and fire pit.
Atrax Exhibition grew with a success story that stood out among the events held in 2024 and attracted the attention of the sector. AQUAFUN Show, organised especially in the pool and spa sector, made a name for itself with the great interest it attracted and a significant increase in the number of...
The event takes place in Bologna every year and has joined forces with Outex Outdoor and ForumClub to form a new trilateral synergy.
Fluidra has announced the appointment of Jaime Ramirez as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 June 2024. The appointment follows a comprehensive succession planning process by the Board.
interbad will be held this year for the 30th time. The industry will meet under one roof for the first time at this anniversary event. In the L-Bank Forum (Hall 1), the largest hall at Messe Stuttgart, there will be 26,800 square metres of exhibition space (gross) available for the topic areas of...
The annual version of the Spécial PROS COLLECTIVITES Special Edition - by EuroSpaPoolNews - is currently being prepared and will be released at the end of September 2024. It will bring together all the essential news, developments and trends from the swimming pool and leisure facilities market...
EuroSpaPoolNews interviewed Jaroslav Smetana, the Founder of Albixon, a leader in the manufacturing of swimming pools and pool enclosures. He tells us about the impressive development of the company and what he wishes for it for the future.
Hexagone Manufacture, the European leader for the maintenance of commercial and public pools, has been chosen to clean the pools for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games! A source of pride for the company and three cheers for French technology!
Aquavia Spa has just launched its new website, marking a major step in its ongoing commitment to offer excellence and innovation in the spa and wellness sector. Designed to offer an appealing and accessible experience, the new website has been carefully designed to reflect the elegance and quality...
Pentair (NYSE: PNR), a global leader in sustainable water solutions, has once again been honored with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for 2024. This recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy marks...
Specialist in LED lighting for swimming pools, SeaMAID has released its 2024 catalog. To be discovered inside: a new renovation kit, the Lumilink Bluetooth control module, the ABS adapter for Ledinpool projectors... and also the new loyalty program for professionals.
The Swimming Pool International Podcast is animated by Michael Visser, Export Manager at Schmalenberger, and Angela Herrmann, International Sales Manager at Behncke. They have recorded their 6th episode, and interviewed Martin Bednar, Sales Managing Director at Diamant Unipool.
Today, with the increasing importance of environmental issues in the pool and spa sector, Warmpac, the specialist in technical and connectable pool equipment, is demonstrating its commitment to eco-responsibility. In this video interview, Bernard Philippe, founder of Warmpac, shares his vision for...
Last February, the Belgian Federation of Swimming Pool and Wellness Professionals took up the challenge of bringing together its members and partners during an event that was slightly different from usual... With resounding success! Attracted by a combination of entertainment, presentations on...
EuroSpaPoolNews Special Spring 2024 is now online. The digital version of this edition provides access to all the articles in 5 languages. Find out more about the products, equipment and novelties from the pool and spa market.
During the next edition of the exhibition - 19 to 22 November, 2024 - Piscine Global will highlight the solutions provided by the sector to respond to the challenges of managing individual and collective swimming pools in a context of inflation and climate change.
Superior Wellness announced that flagship brand Platinum Spas has been approved as a WhatSpa? and WhatSwimSpa? 2024 hot tub and swim spa manufacturer for the sixth year in a row.   
Craftview Software, a German software company specializing in soluIons for the construcIon sector, announces the acquisiIon of Extrabat, a vertical SaaS (Software as a Service) company based in Angoulême, France.
BIO-UV Group, a global leader in chemical-free water treatment and disinfection technologies such as ultraviolet, salt electrolysis, ozone and AOP, successfully concluded its participation in the SPATEX 2024 with the completion of new prestigious projects in the UK. These projects, located in the...
The SPLASH! Trade Expo 2024 will be held on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd August 2024 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCCEC), CCCEC), Quesstland, Australia.
In our digital era, people long for human connection and togetherness. Tapping into that trend, social bathing and sauna experiences are quickly growing in popularity around the world, according to Global Wellness News’s 2024 trend list.
Plastipack is bidding farewell to two esteemed colleagues, Pauline Ralph and Ian Jones, as they retire from their directorial positions. With combined decades of service, their departure marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new chapter for both individuals and the company.
A significant advancement in pool heating technology has been achieved with the development of a new inverter pool heat pump boasting a record-breaking COP of 39, extracting 39x heat per electricity unit. Pioneering TurboSilence AI control and hyper heat exchange systems power this breakthrough,...
The Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dash Ganeson as the new Honorary Treasurer. With an illustrious background in finance and a commitment to the industry, Dash brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role.
There's nothing to stop BWT... or Naty Lopez! Called upon to consolidate business units worldwide as COO BWT POOL, she hands over her position as Managing Director of BWT Pool Products France and Benelux to Carlos Muñoz, a new addition to the BWT team. Two changes that reflect the company's...
More exhibitors, more innovations, more new products, more industry support, all added up to many more visitors to SPATEX 2024 (1,707 unique). Celebrating its tenth anniversary at Coventry Building Society Arena, it is fitting that this milestone year drew a record number of visitors, with...
The British Swimming Pool Federation (BSPF) announces the new President, Dyfed Thompson-Smith, from Astralpool UK. The formal handover occurred during the annual Wet Leisure Industry Gala Evening during SPATEX 2024.
Our EuroSpaPoolNews Special Switzerland/Austria 2024 edition will be published in April 2024 in German, Italian and French and will showcase the latest products and news from the pool and wellness sector to market professionals in Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein and neighbouring...
EuroSpaPoolNews Special BENELUX 2024, our bilingual edition, written in French and Dutch, has been published and is now available online. 
OCEA UK is the distributor of HydroStar and EasyStar - the famous counter-current swimming systems from Binder. 
NextPool Capital, a portfolio company of RB Capital France 1 since December 2020, broadens its offering of covering solutions with the acquisition of the French company PBK.
The Asia Pool & Spa Expo, Asia's the leading trade fair for swimming pool, sauna, spa and bath industries, warmly welcomes your participation at China Import & Export Fair Complex. Pazhou, Guangzhou during May 10-12, 2024.
From February 21st to 23rd, 2024, USSPA hosted its Dealer's Days event at its headquarters in the Czech Republic, marking three days filled with inspiration, excitement, and the strengthening of business relationships through informal networking.
Fluidra has announced the launch of its pioneering venture capital fund, Fluidra Ventures, with an investment of 20 million euros. This corporate venture capital fund aims to spearhead innovation within the industry.
Every year, SCP Europe sends out a customer satisfaction survey* to evaluate the quality of services provided: from product selection and availability to after-sales and marketing support. During the past 3 years, SCP has increased its satisfaction rate in all categories. Today, 89.1% of customers...
From 22 to 24 October 2024, interbad will once again be the industry meeting place for swimming pools, saunas and spas. The exhibition will take place for the 30th time this year and, with its combination of trade fair, congress and attractive supporting program, offers an ideal platform for the...
EuroSpaPoolNews met Ian Pratt, Director and Simon Cook, Regional Sales Manager of SCP UK, at SPATEX 2024. They told us about SCP Europe latest news on the British Pool and Wellness markets. 
The World Sauna Forum 2024 is taking place on June 6-7, 2024, in Jyväskylä, Finland. Organized by Sauna from Finland, it aims to promote the authentic Finnish sauna experience, support international sauna businesses, and highlight sauna innovations globally. Experts from the sauna, spa, and...
EuroSpaPoolNews was at SPATEX 2024 and met a lot of major actors of the UK Swimming Pool Industry. Among them, we interviewed Bernard Bell-McManus, Sales Executive for ITS Europe. 
EuroSpaPoolNews Special SPRING 2024, to be published in April 2024, will present new products, equipment and innovations to European swimming pool and wellness professionals before the season. A double print and digital format not to be missed.
For several years now, NIVEKO Pools has experienced significant demand in the British market. In response to this growing demand and to offer an expanded distribution service throughout the country, NIVEKO has chosen to partner with HTP Group in the UK.
Showcasing the best in the business, the annual British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, organised by SPATA and BISHTA, held its ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, February 6th at the Coventry Building Society Arena. 
CF group Benelux, recognised market leader in the swimming pool and wellness sector, today announces a major change in management. Alain Servais, who has worked for the company for 37 years, including 25 years at the helm, will hand over to Gil Galle in 2024.
USSPA, a member of BISHTA, situated in Dolni Dobrouc, Czech Republic, achieved distinction by securing 4 coveted BISHTA Awards at the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards ceremony.
EuroSpaPoolNews reaches far beyond France's borders! Our International Communication Consultant - Katrien Willemse - was at the Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City from January 23 to 25, 2024 and brings you the latest information on trends in the world's leading swimming pool market.
Faced with the new challenges of the sector, the show today offers a new perspective for its new edition, which will be held from November 19 to 22, 2024 at Lyon-Eurexpo. Florence Rousson, Director of the GreenTech+ Division of GL events Exhibitions Operations, introduces this new edition.
Communicate in our 2024 Benelux Special Journal and benefit from our international media platforms to have great exposure and expand your visibility.
Swimming Pool International podcast animated by Michael Visser, Export Manager at Schmalenberger, and Angela Herrmann, International Sales Manager at Behncke, have registered their 5th number. In this episode, they met Olivier Hilmarcher, General Manager for Europe at CGT Alkor. 
In this issue, the Managing Director of the BSPF (British Swimming Pool Federation), Chris Hayes, gives Eurospapoolnews readers some updates on what has been happening in the UK wet leisure sector over the past twelve months.
After a landmark year in 2023 during which BINDER celebrated its 20th anniversary, the turbine swimming system manufacturer is starting 2024 with enthusiasm to make more out of every pool.
Sandra Belle has been promoted to the position of Davey's General Manager for the European market. She is responsible for growing the Waterco and Davey businesses following the acquisition of Davey. 
SPATEX 2024 - the UK’s international water leisure show, taking place Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 February at the Coventry Building Society Arena, has a few surprises up its sleeve. With the BIGGEST number of exhibitors in SPATEX’s history (30 of which are new to SPATEX), there’s an...
EuroSpaPoolNews.com is preparing 3 special editions for Italy, Benelux and Switzerland/Austria. 3 journals not to be missed for the first quarter of 2024. To increase and develop your business in these markets, contact us to find out all the details.
The pool and water leisure industry is gearing up for the 1st major trade event in 2024: the 28th edition of spatex
Save the date! From February 14th to 16th 2024, the Bologna Exhibition Centre will be the headquarters for those working not only in the world of swimming pools in Italy, but more generally in the universe of leisure.
PHNIX was present at the Pool&Spa Show 2024, held in Atlantic City, USA, from January 23rd to 25th. 
The company, a major dealer in the swimming pool industry for over 25 years, starts 2024 with the arrival of Giorgio Ferrario, the new chief operating officer. 
From 23 to 25 January 2024, The Pool & Spa Show Experience will come alive at the Atlantic City Convention Center, USA, to create networking connections around the Pool and Spa sector.
Superior Wellness has announced the appointment of Mathew Day as the new Operations Director.  With over 15 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors, he brings a wealth of experience to the role.
Our edition EuroSpaPoolNews "Speciale ITALIA" 2024 is in préparation. Grab this opportunity in order to target the players of the Italian pool and wellness market.
It's official: the 28th edition of SPATEX - SPATEX 2024 - will be the biggest water leisure expo staged in the UK, to date. With an unprecedented number of exhibitors and working displays of swim spas, ice baths, swimming pools, and hot tubs, SPATEX 2024 is unmissable. 
The swimming pools, spas, decoration and well-being show will open its doors from August 13 to 16, 2024 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event takes place every 2 years. It will be held on 8,000 m² of exhibition space.
Angela and Michael visited the Piscina&Wellness swimming pool fair in Barcelona, one of the largest swimming pool fairs in Europe. They dived into the innovation mood of the show and had a look at every trend... Their 4th Swimming Pool International podcast was recorded there...
EuroSpaPoolNews can help you communicate on different European markets. Through its newspapers handed out at professional trade shows in the sector, its “market special” newsletters or even its online newspapers, EuroSpaPoolNews presents new features, innovations and news from swimming pool...
The whole EuroSpaPoolNews team wishes you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2024.
Superior Wellness has received multiple awards at this year’s UK Pool & Spa Awards. Founded in 2010, the UK Pool & Spa Awards is a competition that is open to all companies involved in the delivery of water leisure, regardless of trade association affiliation.
Appointment at BolognaFiere from February 14 to 16, 2024 to discover all the nuances of the leisure universe. The partnership signed by the organiser with BolognaFiere Group expands the international and business prospects of the triple event.
The ecological footprint, and  by extension the economic maintenance of public pools, is clearly at the heart of hth solutions. EuroSpaPoolNews met Steven Gallagher, European Sales Director of Solenis, at Piscina & Wellness Barcelona. He explained how much this concern impacts the design and the...
2023 is coming to a close, leaving behind a period that is still very dynamic for the pool and spa industry. EuroSpaPoolNews has been proud to accompany you throughout the year, actively participating in the major trade shows that unify our profession: Spatex, ForumPiscine, aquanale, Piscina &...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona has more than lived up to expectations in its best edition of the last decade. The trade show confirmed its position as an effective international business centre for an innovative sector that is committed to sustainability and digitalisation in order to achieve more...
ATRAX -AQUAFUN the International Trade Fair Leisure Facilities, is all set to kick off in İstanbul on 11-13 January. The trade show is a must for anyone wanting to achieve success in the pool, spaplayground, sports, public space, leisure and exercise sectors. 
The Green iGarden Solution from Fairland was exhibited at Piscina & Wellness Barcelona. EuroSpaPoolNews met Terrence Liu, Senior Manager of Fairland, who described this solution for homeowner and its benefits. 
Canadian Pool and Spa Conference and Expo of the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada ended on December 6 and 7, 2023 with the presentation of products and new developments in the industry. EuroSpaPoolNews was there...
The 28th edition of the UK’s international water leisure exhibition, SPATEX 2024, opens in Coventry Tuesday February 6th to Thursday February 8th. Over a hundred leading suppliers and manufacturers will be gathered under the convenience of one roof. 
VÁGNER POOL is a renowned producer and wholesale distributor of swimming pool technology and accessories, with almost 30 years of tradition. With more than 10.000 m2 of warehouse space it has become one of the large wholesale players on the European pool market, being active in more than 30...
Nextpool Group strengthens its business in Portugal by the acquisition of Safeswim, a Soprefa division - manufacturer of automatic covers for private swimming pools. Their clients are based in Portugal, and particularly in Spain and France.
Faced with the new challenges of the sector, the Piscine Global trade faire is now offering a new perspective for its new edition, which will be held from November 19 to 22, 2024 at Lyon-Eurexpo. Piscine Global unveils a reinvented positioning through this new baseline: “Feel the new shapes of...
The winners of the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona Awards, the Wellness Experience Awards and the International Competition for Architecture Students were announced on 27 Novembre 2023 at a gala dinner last night at Fira de Barcelona's Gran Via venue, attended by more than 300 business people and...
This bilingual edition (Spanish and English), published at the Piscina & Wellness fair in Barcelona from November 27 to 30, 2023, showcases new products and reveal all the news from the swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and hammam market ...
Warmpac, the specialist in connected and technical products for pools, has taken a major step forward by setting up a sales office in Portugal, thus announcing its expansion on the market in the Iberian Peninsula. Already present in France, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland, the company is now...
The series of podcasts produced by Behncke and Fluvo - Schmalenberger introduce the third episode. Theme of the podcast: Blackline, a new trend from Italy which is emerging. The 2 companies follow this trend with the new Blackline series: the concept applied to the swimming pool... 
During the recent Piscina & Wellness Barcelona conference in Malaga, several experts gathered at a professional meeting to discuss the relationship between swimming pools and the outdoor space. Architects, landscapers, builders and businessmen gave the 5 keys to a sustainable outdoor pool:...
The SPASA National Awards of Excellence were held on 2 September 2023 in Sidney. The event recognised the unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation in the Australian pool sector.