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 400 PARTICIPANTS FROM MORE THAN 50 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 Seoul 2017

World Congress

The 25th TAFISA World Congress

will be held from 15th to 19th November 2017 in Seoul, Korea, with the theme “Active World 2030 – Defining a New Horizon”.

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 27th TAFISA World Congress in 2021 will open in January 2017, for a decision during the TAFISA General Assembly taking place in Seoul, Korea, November 2017.

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 Buenos Aries – Argentina 2007
Chiba – Japan 1993 Taipei – Taiwan 2009
Netanya – Israel 1995 Antalya – Turkey 2011
Penang – Malaysia 1997 Enschede – Netherlands 2013
Limassol – Cyprus 1999 Budapest – Hungary 2015
Cape Town – S. Africa 2001 Seoul – Korea 2017
Munich – Germany 2003 Tokyo – Japan 2019
Warsaw – Poland 2005