FIBO 2024

FIBO is the world’s leading trade fair for fitness, wellness, and health, held annually in Cologne. The organizer’s vision is to create a strong fitness industry and a healthy society. The main motto of the 2024 edition of the event is “An active and holistically mindful lifestyle is more important than ever.” FIBO 2024 will be held April 11-14. Attending the trade show is an ideal opportunity to meet entrepreneurs from all over the world.

When and where is FIBO 2024 held?

The first edition of the FIBO was organized in 1985. Originally held in Cologne until 1991, it was later moved to Essen before returning to Cologne in 2013. The event is held every year, each time attracting up to 140,000 participants.

Event date: April 11-14, daily 9 am-6 pm

Location: Koelnmesse GmbH; Cologne Trade Fair (Messegelände Köln, Messeplatz 1,50679 Cologne)


Organizer: Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH


Who is FIBO 2024 for?

The FIBO trade fair is dedicated primarily to:

  • doctors, pharmacists, dieticians
  • hotels owners, spa managers and wellness experts
  • professional athletes, bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, healthy lifestyle fans, as well as amateur athletes
  • physiotherapists
  • trainers and instructors
  • owners and managers of gyms, sports clubs
  • insurers, travel agencies.

FIBO 2024 program

The FIBO trade show is divided into three segments:

  • experiences
  • education
  • exhibitions.

Experiences at FIBO 2024

The experience sector creates the opportunity to actively participate in the event, meet fitness idols, and enter the gaming zone. It will provide unforgettable experiences, as well as exciting challenges. Among many of the attractions, you will find:

  • bodybuilding competitions
  • a beauty zone
  • interviews with famous athletes
  • a diagnostic center
  • and much more.

Education at FIBO 2024

As the leading platform for fitness, wellness and health, the FIBO trade show, attracts top industry experts and speakers. This provides a unique opportunity to learn from the best while attending organized lectures. Expand your skills and gain new contacts during educational forums, and stay up to date on the latest developments in the fields of sports and health. 

The organizer’s website has more details and a detailed space plan for the event.

Exhibitions at FIBO 2024

At FIBO, attendees have the chance to explore the fitness, wellness, and health offers of several hundred exhibitors from dozens of countries. A detailed list of this year’s exhibitors can be found in the catalog.

Categories of products and services available at FIBO 2024:

  • consulting services
  • sporting goods and small household appliances
  • group fitness, training concepts
  • fitness studios
  • wellness and beauty
  • tourism and hospitality industry
  • retail and e-commerce
  • education and training
  • healthy nutrition in sports
  • corporate health management
  • CBD and hemp products
  • interiors and services
  • technology
  • therapy, prevention and rehabilitation
  • exercise equipment (including for home use)
  • video and audio
  • exergaming (a combination of video games and physical exercise)
  • EMS (electrical muscle stimulation)
  • fashion.

Many exhibitors come from European countries (Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Czech Republic, the UK, Poland, etc.), as well as from other continents – North America, Australia, and Asia. The event will also feature exhibitors from China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong, so it’s a great opportunity to make contacts with Chinese partners without having to leave Europe!

Registration and admission tickets for the FIBO 2024 fair

You have to purchase tickets to attend the FIBO 2024. To purchase tickets online, register or log in to an existing account. The price varies depending on the type of attendee.

Business ticket (proof required, e.g. business license in the area, certificates, university diplomas)

  • one-day business ticket: 40 euros
  • two-day business ticket: 66 euros
  • four-day business ticket (entire event): 88 euros

Non-business ticket (valid for entry on April 13 and/or 14)

  • premium pass for Friday or Thursday: 99 euros
  • pass for Saturday: 37 euros
  • student pass for Saturday: 33 euros
  • Sunday pass: 37 euros
  • student pass for Sunday: 33 euros
  • weekend pass: 59 euros
  • student weekend pass: 54 euros
  • VIP weekend pass: 159 euros

Ticket for those interested in attending the conference:

  • one-day conference ticket: 129 euros
  • one-day conference ticket – extended: 89 euros
  • two-day conference ticket: 199 euros
  • three-day conference ticket: 259 euros
  • three-day conference ticket – extended: 171 euros.

The website for purchasing tickets can be found here.

Images: FIBO Global Fitness,