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?|

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!|

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|

SPATA – AGM & Conference Day 2016

This year’s SPATA conference took place on Thursday 13th October at the BSPF Offices in Andover. With an exciting, educational and varied day of content supported by a host of guest speakers.

The day started with the SPATA and BSPF review presented by SPATA’s Managing Director, Chris Hayes. Chris outlined the work that has been carried out by SPATA and […]

By |October 14th, 2016|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on SPATA – AGM & Conference Day 2016|

British and European Standards at Your Fingertips

Whatever your personal views about the recent EU Referendum result, our industry will continue to want to benefit from the hard work already undertaken at home and abroad to ensure that there are suitable standards that are applicable for commercial and domestic swimming pools, spas and wellness products (such as saunas). There is every indication at present that the […]

By |September 19th, 2016|SPATA Blog|Comments Off on British and European Standards at Your Fingertips|

SPATA Annual Conference 2016

Thursday 13th October 2016 – Andover Office

Keep the date for your diary which promises to be an action packed day dealing with a number of industry topics the program is currently being finalised. we look forward to seeing you in Andover.

The Event will count towards some CPD points.

By |March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

European Pool & Spa Awards 2015 – EUSA

Celebrating Industry Excellence in 2015
 We report on the prestigious European Pool & Spa Awards
and showcase the winners in each category
The third European Pool & Spa Awards hosted by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA) took place in the opulent surroundings of the Palacio de Pedralbes (a former Royal Palace) on Wednesday 14th October, during […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

2015 SPATA Conference & AGM

Your Say, Your Industry, Your Association – One Voice!

The SPATA annual general meeting at the BSPF Andover Offices. Providing association members with a full day of specific content, aimed to deliver a review of the associations actions and plans. Along with sharing information on the main industry concerns, bringing together topical business information from industry and business experts and the […]

By |October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

President’s Weekend 2015

A Good Old London Knees Up!

The 2015 President’s Weekend was hosted by Richard Carrington (BSPF President & SPATA Chairman) and his partner Lisa Hall, and took place this year in the fabulous surroundings of Greenwich, London. The President’s Weekend is a chance for members to join the President for a celebration of their year in office and meet up […]

By |October 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

2014 AGM’s and President’s Weekend

The 2014 AGM’s for BSPF, SPATA and BISHTA took place last Friday (19.09.14) in the stunning surroundings of the Cricket St Thomas Hotel, Chard in Somerset. The AGM shared its setting with the President’s Weekend hosted by Issy Rickards-Sanger, which began on the evening of the 19th. Our thanks go to everyone who supported the AGM meetings and the […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

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