The latest news for pool and spa professionals

The 23rd edition of the Sao Paulo International Swimming Pools, Spas, Leisure and Wellness Exhibition - ExpoLazer - received 8,000 professionals from the sector over 4 days. From August 2 to 5, the profession met in Brazil for 4 days of exchanges, conferences and demonstrations around new products...
AQUAFUN 2nd Pool, Spa and Water Attraction Exhibition updated the previously announced dates and took the fair 2 weeks ahead. Instead of the previously announced 2-4 February 2023, the new dates became 12-14 January 2023.
Fluidra Commercial, S.A.U., an indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary of Fluidra, acquired one hundred percent (100%) of the share capital of the Danish company Swim & Fun Scandinavia ApS (“Swim & Fun”), a market leading distributor operating in the Nordic countries.
A group of investors led by NEXCAP Partners has acquired a majority share in Gecko. This latter is one of world leaders in the design and manufacturing of control systems, keyboards, pumps and accessories for the hot tub industry.
Fluidra, the global leader in equipment and connected solutions in the pool and wellness sector, was responsible for building two temporary pools for the European Aquatics Championships run by the European Swimming League (LEN) that will be held in Rome between 11 and 21 August 2022.
Following a dynamic and convincing restart in October 2021, the trade fair duo of aquanale – International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience – and FSB – International Trade Fair for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities – is entering the intense preparation stage ahead of next...
Expolazer & outdoor living, the trade show for the outdoor living industry in Latin America, will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from August 2 to 5, 2022, at the Expo Center Norte.
Continuing its growth dynamic, T&A, a major player in the pool cover market, has just acquired the Aquacover company based in Andenne, Belgium. Aquacover - managed by Frederic Poty and his wife - was founded in 1994. Over the years, the company has established itself as a technical and reliable...
Team Horner Europe is delighted to announce the arrival of Brice Nicolas as Deputy General Manager for Europe. Brice Nicolas will be in charge of guiding the company’s future developments, but also the upgrades made and any potential acquisitions in Europe for Team Horner for years to come. It...
The British trade association's Information and Networking Days annually provide an invaluable opportunity to get together with members to share topical industry information, hear about the trade associations' work, get the latest industry updates, see presentations from industry specialists and...
The Pool Department of Pentair Europe is delighted to welcome Philippe Soille to the position of Sales Promoter for the Benelux countries. A role that he will also ensure for Germany by providing support to Oliver Fruehwald.
San Juan Fiberglass Pools, the oldest manufacturer of fiberglass pool & spa swimming pools in the United States, introduces the first-ever 3D printed fiberglass swimming pool.
A collaboration for sustainablewater filtration solutions Dryden Aqua signed a global collaboration agreement with Genesys - PWT & H2O Innovation for its AFM® for Water & Waste Water Treatment. 
Aqua Drolics is a major player in the Leisure Industry in the field of polyester water play products for children's pools. With the takeover of BlowUps, both companies intend to combine their strengths to further expand their positions in the industry. BlowUps, founded in 1990, is located in...
The pool and spa sector is booming, and currently facing several significant challenges including recruitment to a wide range of job positions, and building the skills of its workforce. Piscine Global Europe has built a reputation as a place for discussing and finding solutions to assist...
Wellis, the Hungarian manufacturer of spas and swim spas, offers high quality products and services to its customers and partners and aims to bring an unforgettable wellness experience to the home.
Golden Coast is the largest independent UK distributor of swimming pool components. Pollet Pool Group consists of 9 distribution companies and two manufacturers. Together with the group's current office, PPG UK/Ireland, Pollet Pool Group is thus firmly expanding its UK operations.
Tecnova Piscinas is renewing its image, making it more dynamic, flexible, up-to-date and modern - an image that reflects movement, thus adapting to the new trade fair project tailored to a more technological, sustainable and digitised sector, while focusing on people and their wellbeing at all...
Fluidra, a worldwide leader in the pool and wellness industry and global manufacturer of equipment and connected solutions, today announces it has reached an agreement to merge its Hungarian subsidiary Fluidra Magyarország Kft (“Fluidra Hungary”) with the Kerex Group (“Kerex”), a leading...
The SPLASH! Pool & Spa Trade Show runs on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 June at the  Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The industry’s patience is being rewarded with the biggest pool and spa trade show ever held in Australia.  Exhibitors are just as excited as the rest of the...
Tickets for the XVIII Sauna Congress have officially been on sale. Taking place for the 18th time already, the International Sauna Congress will be held from October 24 to 27, 2022 and run concurrently with interbad, the leading trade fair for swimming pools, pool and bath technology, saunas,...
World Sauna Forum was organized on Tuesday June 7th, for the fifth time in Finland. This year the event took place in the World Sauna Capital Tampere. Over 300 guests from 16 different countries attended the event. The Embassy of Finland in London brought a group of journalists with them.
Having won the innovation prize of the Franco-Italian FriSart2 programme, Ynéom will be present, in Paris on 17 and 18 June, among the most innovative European companies at the Vivatech exhibition. The manufacturer of home automation equipment for automatic pool management will participate in...
Following the fire which occurred in July 2019, Iberspa built new manufacturing premises and offices for its spas “Aquavia Spa” in Cervera (Lleida), Spain. Iberspa’s new facilities, built on a surface area of over 9,500 m², opened on 7th May 2022.
World Sauna Forum welcomes more than 300 international business decision-makers and media representatives in Tampere, Finland at the beginning of June. ​World Sauna Forum on June 7th in Tampere attracts international wellness business leaders and media.
The annual version of the Spécial PROS COLLECTIVITES Special Edition – by EuroSpaPoolNews – is currently being prepared for the 7th year running and will be released at the end of September 2022.
Superior Wellness is delighted to announce they are the proud finalists at the EMEA Inspiring Workplace Awards. The awards recognise forward-thinking and people-first organisations. Originally, called The Employee Engagement Awards, they have since evolved into Inspiring Workplaces.
And it’s for the best! After a short spell with Pentair Pool Europe, Stéphane Ledru is back as sales manager for Europe at this company which has shown the true sense of innovation in the world of swimming pools, with truly amazing equipment, at an affordable cost. 
As Jamie Smith, the British Swimming Pool Federation's President, ends his two-year period in office; we asked him to reflect on his time as BSPF President.
Our special edition EuroSpaPoolNews Special Germany 2022 is in preparation. Grab this opportunity in order to target the players of the german pool and wellness market.
Wellis, the leader of European spa manufacturing are pleased to announce they have won one award in WhatSpa? Best Buy 2022 awards, and one award in WhatSwimspa? Approved awards 2022. What Spa? awarded the company for Elbrus230 and What Swimspa? admitted Danube W-Flow.
The international Pollet Pool Group is taking over Welldana, the Danish Pool Specialist. Welldana is one of Scandinavia’s largest wholesalers in pool, spa and sauna. Pollet Pool Group comprises 8 distribution companies & 2 manufacturers. With the takeover of Welldana, Pollet Pool Group gains a...
Piscina & Wellness Barcelona is already preparing its next edition, which will be held from 27 to 30 November 2023. With the constitution of the Organising Committee, the Fira de Barcelona trade show is getting underway to bring together business, knowledge and networking at the highest level to...
What happens when an electronics engineer meets a pool specialist with over 30 years of experience? A formidably efficient collaboration to which each can bring totally different but perfectly complementary expertise. Everything seems easy with them... so why complicate things?
Bob Kulstad came to AquaCal AutoPilot, Inc. four years ago and quickly became an integral and respected member of the leadership team at the manufacturing facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. He rounds out the Leadership Team of Team Horner®, by becoming Vice President and Chief Financial Officer...
The 26th edition, SPATEX 2023, returns Tuesday January 31 to Thursday February 2 at the Coventry Building Society Arena. Don’t miss out, catch the Early Buy Ratebefore it expires on Tuesday May 31 for your space on the industry’s stage.
Superior Wellness are delighted to announce they have won three awards in the prestigious What Spa? Best Buy Awards 2022.  The Best Buy Awards are published in the 2022/23 edition of What Spa? magazine.
Discover EuroSpaPoolNews Special Spring 2022 online. This bilingual edition (French and English), printed in 8,000 copies and sent to professionals across Europe, is also available in digital version.
Sauna from Finland organizes the annual international networking event World Sauna Forum in the sauna capital of Tampere this year. The event takes place on June 7, 2022. It is the most relaxing B2B event focused on the Finnish sauna to discuss the potential of the Finnish sauna, future trends,...
On the 7th of June 2022, Tampere, Finland, will be the world capital of sauna! World Sauna Forum in Finland will be one of the most important sauna business event (B2B) of the year to discover the most recent sauna business innovations. Early Bird tickets until May 1st!
Hayward Holdings, Inc. (“Hayward”), a global designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad portfolio of pool equipment and technology, has opened a new manufacturing facility in El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. Hayward will manufacture advanced IoT-enabled automation and water...
SPATA (and its forerunner, the Association of Swimming Pool Contractors) has set the standards in the pool industry for more than sixty years. These standards are renowned throughout the world. As part of the SPATA membership package, contractors are provided with a comprehensive set of standards...
In the continuation of its external growth strategy, CF Group acquires the Dutch company Starline, a leading manufacturer and distributor of polypropylene and composite swimming pools, pool covers and water treatment systems in the Benelux and UK markets.
With celebrations put on hold due to the pandemic in 2021, and the annual Industry Gala Evening unable to go ahead, BISHTA and SPATA have carried forward their milestone anniversaries to 2022. This allowed the two trade associations to bring the industry together again at the annual Gala Evening...
Fluidra has recently opened five new "Fluidra Pro Center" stores in Brazil, Switzerland, Belgium and two in Spain.These five new centers, dedicated only to professionals for sales, service and exclusive customer advice, have more than 1,200 products references in stock of the best brands in the...
Australian-based global aquatic sport equipment supplier Anti Wave Global has advised of the ongoing success of its top performance products over the last year, led by its new and innovative range of Global Anti Goals, a premium full sized Polo Goal shipping globally by flat rate Air Courier door...
Our bilingual edition, written in French and Dutch, EuroSpaPoolNews Special BENELUX n ° 8 has been published and is now available online. Discover it...
Fluidra and Fundació Fluidra used Tuesday March 22, World Water Day, to launch 2022 Fluidra Day, aimed at financing inclusive pool-related projects. The call to participate in the competition began on March 22 (coinciding with World Water Day), launched as 2022 Fluidra Day, and is scheduled to...
interbad will be the meeting point for the swimming pool, sauna and spa industry for the 29th time from 25 to 28 October 2022. Together with the German Association for the Recreational and Medicinal Bath Industry, Messe Stuttgart will offer the industry an ideal platform with a combination of a...
The 13th edition of the International Pool and Spa Expo and Congress  gave great satisfaction among operators, organizations and institutions involved in the event.
Record numbers are expected at the 2022 pool & spa trade show, SPLASH!, to be held on the Gold Coast, Australia in June. The expo is 30% larger than the last show held in 2018 and now occupies all the available exhibition space at the Gold Coast Convention Centre.
EuroSpaPoolNews Special Spring, published in French and English, is being prepared and will be distributed in April 2022. Grab this opportunity to communicate on the European swimming pool and wellness market to reinforce your the season.
Superior Wellness is ranked among the world’s fastest growing hot tub manufacturer, creating premium, high quality products focused on improving the health and well-being.
Piscine Global Europe, the leading event in the pool and wellness sector, will be back at Lyon-Eurexpo for a face-to-face event from 15 to 18 November this year. An opportunity for professionals in the sector to gather, exchange views and boost their business, but also - at long last - to meet up...
After a long time, the pool, sauna and wellness sector in Turkey met at the Aquafun fair. Organized for the first time in Turkey, AQUAFUN Fair, with its special and different concept, was held at Istanbul Expo Center on February 3-5 as the leading event of the pool, sauna, wellness, water...
Just four months after aquanale 2021 the team behind the International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience is already working hard on the next event. aquanale 2023 will be held on 24–27 October 2023.
Develop your business in the pool and wellness market in Switzerland/Austria by communicating in our special edition.
Stands and aisles bustled with happy visitors and the sound of chatter filled the air – there was something tremendously comforting about SPATEX returning to its ‘normal,’ familiar formula.
Leading the way for the water leisure industry, the UK trade associations, SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association) and BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) annually invite their members to enter the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards.
Superior Wellness currently offers a wide range of hot tubs and swim spas from leading brands including Platinum Spas, Be Well, Thermals Spas and California Spas. The company is delighted to announce the launch of two new brands for 2022, both welcomed extensions to its growing brand portfolio.
The largest HVACR and pool exhibition in Russia - Aquatherm Moscow runs successfully from February 15 till February 17 in Moscow. For the first 2 days Aquatherm Moscow was attended by 17 991 visitors which is 93% more than in 2021. It confirms that Aquatherm is highly appreciated and extremely...
Wet Leisure Survey Results 2021 were presented at Spatex. The digital report is now available for download online. This year the survey has once again had the support of the BSPF, Swimming Pool News, ISPE, Swimming Pool Scene, Hot Tub and Swim Spa Scene, SPATA, BISHTA and WhatSpa.
The thirteenth Pool and Spa Expo will be held in the Fair district of Bologna (Hall 19). Three days spent doing business and networking, where the trade operators will have an opportunity to share their experiences about new scenarios and solutions to boost growth, technological innovation and...
Develop your business in the pool and wellness market in the Benelux by communicating in our special edition “EuroSpaPoolNews Special Benelux ” 2022 #8.
From the 22 to 25 February 2022, at the IFEMA MADRID Exhibition Centre. The upcoming edition of the International Technology and Innovation Fair for Aquatic Installations, TECNOVA PISCINAS, already has 150 exhibitors, confirming the high expectations for the event in the swimming pool industry. ...
EuroSpaPoolNews interviewed František Petrášek, Sales Director of Albixon,  a traditional manufacturer of complete pool sets. Output of pools, enclosures, pool technology... benefits for foreign sitributors... Read the interview.
Latham, The Pool Company, the largest designer, manufacturer, and marketer of in-ground residential swimming pools in North America, Australia and New Zealand, announced the appointment of Sanjeev Bahl as Chief Operating Officer, effective January 24, 2022. 
This special edition, published in English and distributed at the Spatex fair from February 1 to 3 in Coventry, is also available in digital version. Discover it.
BSPF Managing Director Chris Hayes updates Eurospapoolnews readers on what has been happening in the UK wet leisure sector over the past 12 months, highlighting some key items to look out for in 2021.
There are myriad answers to that question but put quite simply – SPATEX 2022 is literally THE BIGGEST in the show's 25-year history, and will provide the ultimate trade exhibition experience.
Develop your business on the italien market. Communicate in our journal EuroSpaPoolNews "Speciale ITALIA 2022", a special edition distributed at the ForumPisicne fair in Bologna and via our digital media of diffusion.
Fluidra has been entrusted with building the new wellness area of the Club Natació Atlètic-Barceloneta (CNAB) in the club's iconic facilities located on Barcelona’s San Sebastià beach.
Powered by the Northeast Spa and Pool Association (NESPA), The Pool & Spa Show will take place in person on January 24 – Jan 27 at the Atlantic City Convention Center.  This Show will celebrate its 41st anniversary this year.
Plastipack Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors, Tim Fielder as Commercial Director and Steve Harris as Finance Director, effective from 1st January 2022.
Leading wet leisure distributor Golden Coast will be making its return to SPATEX this year, where Team GC will be on hand to share expert advice and recommendations to the trade.
KAP AG, a mid-sized industrial holding company listed on the stock exchange, signed a purchase agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in plastic specialist Haogenplast Ltd. 
The European spas and swim spas manufacturer USSPA has increased its manufacturing capacities. A new factory has recently opened in the Czech Republic, helping to meet growing market demand.
Expand your business in the Spanish market. Our EuroSpaPoolNews Especial ESPAÑA 2022 special edition is in preparation. Don't miss this opportunity to target the Spanish swimming pool and wellness market.
As January is the month of change, and February is the month of lasting change, make the change worthwhile by visiting the 25th anniversary biggest, boldest & best Spatex to date!
This year's traditional SCP Europe International Sales Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal, and was also the occasion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of SCP Portugal. From 16 to 18 November 2021, 350 people including 48 supplier partners in pool and spa equipment and accessories, joined...
The Italian family business placed sustainability at the heart of its future strategy. FITT decided to change its legal form and become a Benefit Company.  The UN Global Compact is today a voluntary subscription to a set of principles that promote the values of sustainability as a long-term...
How do you increase and develop your business on the English, Spanish and Italian markets? Discover our solutions. EuroSpaPoolNews.com is preparing 3 special editions for the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy! Don’t miss these 3 magazines.
The IMC team wishes you a Happy New Year 2022.
Superior Wellness is delighted to announce its new partnership SpaBerry. Chesterfield based Superior Wellness are now official partners with Canadian based SpaBerry Hot Tubs owned by VisionWerx Inc. to bring their SpaBerry brand to the world. 
How increase & develop your business in the UK market ? We have the solution to reply to that request. Communicate in our Special UK journal and benefit of our international media platforms to have great exposure and expand your visibility.
Ian Pratt is the Product Manager of SCP Europe. His mission is to source all the products that are going to supply the Wellness equipment range. They will include spas, saunas, swim spas, and all associated accessories and spare parts. SCP Europe will also develop new exclusive products under...
EuroSpaPoolNews.com wishes you Happy Holidays! We will be delighted to see you again in 2022 with even more news.
Chesterfield based Superior Wellness were successful in winning four awards at the prestigious event held on 13 December 2021 in Birmingham. Showcasing the best examples of spa and home wellness design from across the country, the UK Pool & Spa Awards celebrated it eleventh anniversary with...
The Technology and Innovation Fair for Aquatic Installations, TECNOVA PISCINAS, initially planned for February 2021, has decided to postpone the event until the 22 to 25 February 2022, in order to guarantee a more favourable and stable environment.
EuroSpaPoolNews, the event’s media partner, has conducted video interviews on the international trade show Piscina & Wellness, organised by Fira de Barcelona in collaboration with ASOFAP. 
The “Dryden Pool Academy” is a new online training service launched by Dryden Aqua in 2021 for all pool professionals. Live session in English on Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 9:30 am.
Alukov, one of the major players in the pool enclosure market in Europe, has achieved three significant milestones. Alukov has recently announced that they will surpass their goal of 5,000 pool covers sold by the end of 2021.
The winners of the European swimming pool prize EUSA AWARD 2021 are announced this 29 th November at Piscina Barcelona. The prize for the swimming pool sector has been awarded annually since 2013 by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA) in cooperation with the national...
Aquatherm Moscow, the largest in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe international exhibition for domestic and industrial heating, water supply, engineering and plumbing systems, ventilation, air conditioning and equipment for pools, saunas and spas, will run in Moscow on February11-14, 2020. Within...
Fluidra and Fundació Fluidra organized Fluidra Day last March. This competition for its employees is designed to identify and promote charity projects in all corners of the world to bring swimming pools. The six winning projects of Fluidra Day 2021 are: Bswim; Ciriac; the Asociación Síndrome...
Live from the Piscina & Wellness Barcelona 2021 fair, Eloi Planes, Ángel Celorrio and Pedro Arrebola present to us the sectoral Barometer drawn up by the ASOFAP.
BIO-UV Group, specialist in ultraviolet, salt electrolysis, Ozone and AOP water treatment solutions unveils its end-to-end portfolio of innovative solutions to fulfill the needs of residential and commercial pool professionals. Its complete offer will be on display at Piscina & Wellness, the...
Interview with Jean-Louis ALBOUY, General Manager of SCP Europe. The ambition of SCP Europe is clear: to continue on its trajectory and consolidate its market share in all regions. 
Jacuzzi Brands LLC ("Jacuzzi Group") has entered into an agreement to purchase Vortex Leisure Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries (together, "Vortex"), a leading spa retailer in the Australasian region.
Wellness Experience displays new innovations at a fully operational wellness centre. Thermal yoga, sound therapy, breathing techniques, mindfulness, aquatic physiotherapy and other treatments related to health, relaxation and wellness will be some of the demonstrations given by experts and...