The latest news for pool and spa professionals

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. 
EuroSpaPoolNews met Alan Thorne - Ocea UK's Director - on the company' stand at SPATEX 2024. 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. 
The year 2023 has witnessed a series of actions and tech breakthroughs built on the commitment to the ‘iGarden’ vision, which engaged Fairland with global partners to promote new eco-innovations that enrich people’s 4 seasons of living experience outdoors.
Carropools BV, Belgian manufacturer of exclusive custom made swimming pools, have opened a new office in Germany : Carropools Deutschland GmbH. A team of 100% German professionals will give dedicated product, sales and service support to German pool builders. 
After four days, the co-located events aquanale and FSB drew to a successful close on Friday, 27 October 2023. The two leading International Trade Fairs for Swimming Pools and Wellness and for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities attracted an audience of around 25,000 trade visitors from...
Vita Bad started building high-quality swimming pools 40 years ago, while already taking into account sustainability at that time. Today, this company based in Ermensee (near Lucerne in Switzerland) is celebrating 40 years of success and hard work. It celebrated this anniversary with its...
Organised by Fira de Barcelona with the support of the Spanish swimming pool industry association ASOFAP, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona will open its doors soon, from 27 to 30 November at the Gran Via venue.  
Guests from Germany and abroad, an entertainment programme bursting with colour and a top presenter: the festivities for the 20th birthday of the company BINDER featured many highlights.
Prague‘s International Design Festival Designblok is the largest design expo in Central and Eastern Europe. The 25th edition took place from 4th to 8th October, and presented inspiring works by more than two hundred creators... USSPA was there.
The 2023 International Pool Spa Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) is November 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 
The annual ‘Anti Kajlich Masters Cup' water polo tournament was held in Piestany, Slovakia on the 28th and 29th September 2023 - the over 35-year-old Master's polo event celebrated its 23rd year with teams from around the world.
The BSPF shares views on why it has implemented an EDI policy and how it will be communicating the news.
CF group has chosen to unveil CF, its new multi-expert brand, at the aquanale trade fair. The group intends to redefine the world of pool maintenance products and equipment by fully incorporating the environmental dimension and, more specifically, energy sobriety. The objective: to create a more...
This bilingual edition (German and English), published at the aquanale fair in Cologne from October 24 to 27, 2023, showcases new products and reveal all the news from the swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and hammam market ...
On Tuesday October 24, 2023, the winners of the 2023 EUSA Awards were announced at the aquanale trade fair in Cologne, Germany. This year, 282 pools from 11 countries participated in the 11th event.  Winners from 7 countries have been announced.
SwimmingPool International is a series of podcats produced by the German company Behnke and Fluvo - Schmalenberger specialized in the manufacturing and global distribution of pool products. Hosted by Angela Herrmann and Michael Visser, two old hands in the swimming pool industry. During these...
Rob Carlin, Managing Director at Superior Wellness took part in a 30-day study in June 2023 to assess the benefits of using a Chill Tub in his daily routine.  
Ocea does not want to be known only as “a” swimming pool cover manufacturer. Much more than that, the company prides itself on providing solutions to complex covering projects where there’s a need for one-shot designs. In 2023, they have seen an increase of demand of such more complex...
From 24 to 27 October 2023, one of the most important events in the pool, sauna and wellness sector will be held. An event that is already attracting a high level of exhibitor participation.le
It is said that trade fairs are platforms for dialogue. And that’s true at aquanale. In addition to the conversations that take place on exhibitors’ stands, visitors can learn about current developments in the trade fair congress. What’s on this year’s agenda of the international swimming...
In response to the growing demand for sustainable swimming pools that are integrated into their surroundings, Piscina & Wellness Barcelona is expanding the ‘Outdoor Living Experience’ space to include all the proposals from leading companies specializing in interior design, architecture and...
Saving energy and providing energy: the swimming pool and wellness industry is set to showcase itself as a revitalising, sustainable and confident sector. Energy and water – two topics that are the focus of attention in the swimming pool and wellness industry. 
Sauna from Finland will be present at aquanale 2023 with a dedicated section. They will provide attendees a unique opportunity to explore the world of Finnish sauna culture and innovation. Among experiences, they will offer Finnish sauna bathing in the outside Saunatruck with Löyly...
Thailand has already been named the“spa capital”of Asia and the market for pools is expanding rapidly, mainly due to the increasing number of expatriates, the ongoing rise in tourism and significantly higher living standards. ASEAN Pool & Spa Expo is a part of Asia Pool & Spa Expo, which is...
Marseille, 1973. The company Coordination Electrique Industrielle was founded - dedicated to manufacture and market of a pre-wired electrical panel for swimming pools. Does this sound familiar? What if we told you: CCEI. 50 years later, nothing has changed. Well, almost...
Which highlights are our neighbours bringing with them, aside fromtheir culinary delights? It will be exciting to see what they unpack. «It’s enough to make you melt» is not a rare sentence when talking about Switzerland.
France is often considered to be the largest pool market in Europe. Special PROS is the leading magazine for pool and spa professionals. Published in French with a circulation of 6000 copies, it is distributed in France, the French overseas territories, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia and...
Walter Pool, the designer and manufacturer of pool and spa covers, is renovating a new production site located in Dettwiller (Bas-Rhin), a few kilometres from its current plant in Brumath, to the north of Strasbourg. The T&A Group sales teams recently visited the facility. 
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 pool federations from Europe for the most beautiful private used swimming pools.
The evening event organized by CF Group Benelux at the Beerse site on September 14, 2023 was a success! The presence and enthusiasm of the numerous visitors have embellished the evening and helped to make this event a great success.
Four weeks before the start of aquanale, International Trade Fair for Sauna.Pool.Ambience., all the signs point to it being a success. The international event is primed to bring the who’s who of the industry together in a single location once again. The world’s leading industry event is a must...
The new web platform launched by Pool Technologie enables all its clients to easily access user manuals at all times. The manufacturer has made available quick installation guides, user manuals, maintenance notices and general information at www.pool-documentation.com. This valuable support will...
FITT has, over the years, produced solutions capable of resolving critical installation issues, facilitating laying and avoiding extraordinary maintenance cause by breaks or faults in the piping systems.
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Last June, CF Group Benelux inaugurated a new agency in Beerse, Belgium, receiving a warm welcome from professionals in the Pool and Spa sector. On September 14, 2023, the team will open its doors for a nocturnal from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a very friendly program to tackle the back-to-school...
T&A Group has organised a photo competition for its partners until 1 October, 2023. Send a photo of the most beautiful T&A Group pool cover you have installed and try to win the prize.