Public sauna facilities currently have to master a balancing act in the face of escalating energy prices: On the one hand, there is a need for energy-efficient management and, on the other hand, guests are always demanding new attractive highlights. With this in mind, the 18th International Sauna Congress will be held in Stuttgart from 25 to 27 October to accompany the leading trade fair for swimming pools, saunas and spas, interbad.

International Sauna Congress in Stuttgart from 25 to 27 October to accompany interbad

Every four years, this format for the sauna industry is held in alternating host countries. After Bielefeld (1956) Munich (1966 and 1970) Düsseldorf (1978) and Bad Aachen (1999), the largest meeting of the sauna trade is now being held in Germany for the sixth time and is organised by the German Sauna Association.

Three expert groups will take centre stage at the congress, providing impetus and suggestions on topics relevant to the industry: The theme group «Ecological and technical challenges in sauna construction and operation» addresses the requirements and issues of sustainability, energy efficiency and climate neutrality in business management. The 'Quo vadis Sauna?' theme group presents current trends and market research results from Germany and abroad and answers questions about future-oriented offers and services for public sauna baths.

The series of events 'More than just sweating - sauna and health' centres on the effect of the sauna on the body. Experts will present the results of current research on physiological processes and will indicate the possibilities of using individual health care through the health benefits of the sauna in a way that supports corporate marketing.

In addition to the congress visit to Stuttgart, the hybrid format of the conference enables online participation for the first time. All new ticket options and prices can be found at Members of the German Sauna Association receive a 10 percent discount on the ticket price.