BUCS signs up Technogym for five years

12 Mar 2018

By: Sport Industry Group

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) has confirmed a five-year partnership with Technogym, to provide value to BUCS members via development events and support of the BUCS strategy delivery.

BUCS Development Events provide a forum for BUCS members to network and collaborate, share best practice and develop new ways of working.

By partnering with Technogym BUCS will look to integrate Technogym’s expertise into BUCS Development Events, demonstrating how Technogym can support BUCS members; whether that be for those taking part in physical activities on campus or within performance sport programmes.

Technogym UK marketing director, Craig Swyer said: “Technogym is delighted to have agreed this long term partnership with BUCS as we share commons goals and aims in supporting, developing and celebrating the great work of facilities in the higher education sector.

“Our range of smart equipment is designed to help increase activity for all from wellness to sporting success as well support and develop today’s students. We very much look forward to the partnership and collaboration throughout 2018 and beyond.”

Ben Sandham, Technogym UK key account manager – health, corporate and performance, said: “Having partnered with many higher education facilities including Loughborough University, University of Leeds, University of Warwick, University of Birmingham, De Montfort University and University of Sunderland to name just a few, Technogym is delighted to work in this amazing sector. The partnership with BUCS will help share and celebrate best practices and learnings.

“BUCS is well respected across the UK for increasing participation and organisation of activity and this collaboration will help to celebrate as well as promote the benefits of physical activity, sport and wellness across the higher education sector.”

Vince Mayne, BUCS CEO said: “BUCS recognises Technogym’s long term commitment to the Higher Education sport sector and we look forward to working with them to support and further this work. The mutual aspiration of Technogym and BUCS to be world leaders in their respective fields provides a firm basis from which to form an effective and dynamic working relationship.”