Conferences and Events

Conferences and Events

The European Healthy Stadia Network regularly hosts conferences and events bringing the sports and public health spheres together to share best practices, form new partnerships and understand how the sports sector can respond to public health challenges – which all contributes to the Healthy Stadia agenda.

Our events are attended by a range of stakeholders from the smallest grassroots clubs to influential governing bodies of sports. Delegates often include everyone from academic researchers to public health practitioners and stadium operations managers to community coaches.

Past Conferences

Unhealthy sponsorship at Girona FC

Commercial Determinants of Health in Sport 2023

Healthy Stadia hosted a webinar exploring how alcohol, gambling, junk food and soft drink manufacturers promote harmful products to fans.


COVID-19 and mega events 2022

Healthy Stadia hosted an event at Wembley to discuss Project LIVE and the effectiveness of COVID-19 mitigation measures at UEFA EURO 2020


WHO Healthy Cities Conference 2018

Healthy Stadia hosted a side event at Windsor Park discussing the role that sport and sports stadia can play in improving public health outcomes


EuroFIT Launch Event 2018

The World Health Organisation, European Commission, UEFA and broader football family gathered for the EuroFIT programme launch in Brussels


Healthy Stadia Conference 2017

In 2017 delegates gathered at Emirates Stadium to hear how academic research is informing best practices in the crossover fields of sport and health


Healthy Stadia Conference 2014

One of the recurrent themes at our third conference in Geneva was partnership working and how sport can be used to deliver health promotion activities


Healthy Stadia Conference 2013

Our second conference focused on the considerable success to date of sports stadia in improving levels of health and wellbeing


Healthy Stadia Conference 2009

The inaugural Healthy Stadia Conference in Liverpool explored the findings of the a ground-breaking ‘healthy settings’ project

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