Sallie

About Sallie

Sallie Golding - PR & Marketing Manager at SPATA - sallie@spata.co.uk

Let’s talk SPATEX 2018

With anticipation, now counting down the days until the curtain rises on SPATEX 2018 (Tuesday 30th January to Thursday 1st February). The UK’s only dedicated wet leisure show has this week released news of some of the speakers it has lined up for its highly popular double seminar and Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) Workshop programme. It is […]

By |November 21st, 2017|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on Let’s talk SPATEX 2018|

The First World Alliance Meeting – Swimming Pool and Wellness Associations

Swimming Pool and Wellness Associations from all over the World form an international alliance at Aquanale

On 8 and 9 November 2017, representatives of swimming pool and wellness associations from 16 countries met in Cologne to form an international alliance of associations. The following countries were present at the “kick-off”: Australia, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Austria, Portugal, Romania, […]

By |November 21st, 2017|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on The First World Alliance Meeting – Swimming Pool and Wellness Associations|

Exciting Swimming Pool Trends in 2017, to give you Pool Envy!

 

SPATA (the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association) has recently reported that the demand for home swimming pools in the UK has been on the rise for several years, and this trend has continued its upward course through the economic peaks and troughs in the UK over recent years. 

Installing a pool needs careful planning to reap the rewards of […]

By |September 18th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Exciting Swimming Pool Trends in 2017, to give you Pool Envy!|

Where else in the UK can you make over a THOUSAND Industry wet leisure contacts?

 

Answer… nowhere! SPATEX, now entering its 22nd year of being the UK’s ONLY dedicated water leisure Exhibition, is in January coming back BIGGER, BETTER and STRONGER! With well over a hundred exhibitors from all over the world, showcasing spas, pools, saunas, enclosures and much more, the Ricoh Arena is the place to be – Tuesday January 30th to Thursday February […]

By |September 14th, 2017|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on Where else in the UK can you make over a THOUSAND Industry wet leisure contacts?|

Evening Standard – July 2017

The demand for private pools is showing no signs of slowing with ownership numbers on the rise. An estimated 250,000 pools are now in residences across the UK according to The Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA).
“The popularity of staycations has seen hotels invest in pools and there has also been a steep rise in the number of […]

By |July 20th, 2017|In The News|Comments Off on Evening Standard – July 2017|

Are we failing our children by not teaching them to swim?

The National – Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA), has put out an alert ahead of the summer, urging parents to plan in more water skills time with their young children. Providing essential life skills that will make a big difference to children’s lives.

There is nothing quite like getting out and swimming in a pool. However, whether it’s […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Are we failing our children by not teaching them to swim?|

Arming our children with the skills to survive and enjoy the water safely!

Life for so many of us can be very ordinary, wonderfully ordinary of course.  We were that family in the summer of 2014.  But on the 9th July, everything changed.  On his third birthday, our son Jack walked off, slipped into a swimming pool and drowned.

Without Jack, our ordinary lives changed.  For his sister, two brothers and for us […]

By |May 19th, 2017|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on Arming our children with the skills to survive and enjoy the water safely!|

European Industry Awards Dive into the blue at Forum Piscine!

 

Each year, EUSA holds an awards event to celebrate the amazing work of the National Association members. The events are usually held at different European pool and spa exhibitions. The EUSA (European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations) 2016 awards are being held at Forum Piscine (Bologna, Italy) on Friday 17th February at 12:30pm, announcing 15 winners across […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on European Industry Awards Dive into the blue at Forum Piscine!|

Fifty Shades of Blue – 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Award Winners Revealed!

Winners of the 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards have been revealed at the industry gala evening, held during SPATEX at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry (on 31st January 2017) with a guest appearance from British Paralympian Swimmer, Ellie Simmonds OBE. Who presented a number of awards and received a standing ovation from the crowd in recognition of her […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Fifty Shades of Blue – 2017 British Pool & Hot Tub Award Winners Revealed!|

The first-ever National Baby Swimming Week

The first-ever National Baby Swimming Week runs from Monday 31 October, urging mums and dads across the UK to take their little ones to their nearest swimming class for some fun family time, as well as gaining a host of health benefits along the way.

Research*1 has shown why many families are heading to the pool, with some babies as […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The first-ever National Baby Swimming Week|

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