Tafisa World Congress

TAFISA WORLD CONGRESSES ARE THE PINNACLE OF THE GLOBAL SPORT FOR ALL MOVEMENT CALENDAR, AND A FLAGSHIP EVENT FOR TAFISA.


THE CONGRESSES ARE A VIBRANT, DYNAMIC AND INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE TYPICALLY BRINGING AROUND 500 PARTICIPANTS FROM MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES TOGETHER TO DISCUSS, DEBATE AND EXPERIENCE THE LATEST THE SPORT FOR ALL MOVEMENT HAS TO OFFER, AND DETERMINE ITS FUTURE DIRECTION.

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World Congress Tokyo 2019

World Congress

The 26th TAFISA World Congress

was held from 13th to 17th November 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, under the theme "Sport for All Through Tradition and Innovation"
 
In 2019, for the first time in history, TAFISA joined forces with Smart Cities and Sport for a unique joint event programme on November 14th between the TAFISA World Congress (November 13-17) and
the Smart Cities and Sport Summit (November 12-14).

TAFISA World Congresses are open to all Sport for All organisations and enthusiasts, TAFISA Members and non-members alike. The TAFISA General Assembly, at which TAFISA National Members set the agenda for TAFISA, forms part of the World Congress.

 

 

HOSTING A TAFISA WORLD CONGRESS

TAFISA Member Organizations and Municipalities* are welcome to bid to host a TAFISA Congress.

Applicants must present their bid to the TAFISA General Assembly, which selects the host through a democratic election four years in advance of each Congress. Bidding to host the 29th TAFISA World Congress in 2025 will open in January 2021, for a decision during the TAFISA General Assembly taking place in Portorož, Slovenia, October 2021.

For more information or to apply to host the TAFISA World Congress, please contact the TAFISA Office.

* Municipalities interested in hosting the TAFISA World Sport for All Games must either receive support from a TAFISA Member Organization, or apply to become a TAFISA Member themselves.

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Trim and Fitness (the predecessor to TAFISA) Conferences began in Oslo, Norway, in 1969 and took place every two years. TAFISA World Congresses commenced in 1991 and hosts include:

Bordeaux – France 1991 Taipei – Chinese Taipei2009
Chiba – Japan 1993 Antalya – Turkey 2011
Netanya – Israel 1995 Enschede – Netherlands 2013
Penang – Malaysia 1997 Budapest – Hungary 2015
Limassol – Cyprus 1999 Seoul – Korea 2017
Cape Town – S. Africa 2001 Tokyo – Japan 2019
Munich - Germany 2003 Portorož – Slovenia 2021
Warsaw – Poland 2005 Düsseldorf - Germany 2023
Buenos Aires – Argentina 2007