It has been a busy summer for SKLZ International as several tradeshows and coaches' summits occurred all over the world. Our partners and team hit the road and represented SKLZ with style and pizzazz, bringing further awareness to the brand and products we have to offer. Check out some of the events we attended here.
International Trainer Kongress (ITK) in Augsburg, Germany from July 30th to August 1st
This summer was the 55th annual International Trainer Kongress hosted by Bund Deutscher Fußball-Lehrer (BDFL). Over 900 coaches from all over the world were present at this year's summit. The show was a good mix of lectures, podium discussions and on-field training. It was a great opportunity to see some training drills in action, hear great speakers and introduce top flight coaches to the SKLZ brand. Our very own European Marketing Manager, Jenny Greune was there with a trainer to show some of our soccer training drills and products.
Home Run Festival in Seoul, South Korea July 13th to September 2nd
Our partners in Korea, Rainbow Bridge took part in the Home Run Festival. This exhibition took place for over a month and there was a huge SKLZ presence with several of our top baseball training aids taking center stage. There were about 9,000 visitors to the SKLZ training area alone making it great opportunity to show kids and their families SKLZ baseball at its finest.
13th Annual IHRSA/ Fitness Brasil Latin American Conference & Trade Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 30th to September 1st
Our Brazilian partners PratiqueNet kicked off their first trade show with flare and star power by having soccer great Elano represent SKLZ at their booth. Elano met with fans, signed autographs and sat for interviews during the event. There were over 140 exhibitors present this year and over 10,000 attendees. With Brazil hosting the World Cup and Olympic Games, the world's focus is on their sports, fitness and wellness industry more than ever. This was fantastic exposure for SKLZ at the premier event for the fitness industry in Latin America.