The FSPA at a Glance
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  • la b od y representing 18 T ra d The Federation of Sports and Play u mb r el eA ss o Associations (FSPA) cia e th ti o ) is ns SPA in tssociations (F he UK ’s Spor ts, Pl l ay A ay, P and o lf G ts a or nd p S An of n ng g li tio a In d er u s tr i e The Fed s.The Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) Federation House, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2RF Tel: 024 7641 4999 Fax: 024 7641 4990 FSPA: AT A GlAnce Email: info@sportsandplay.com www.sportsandplay.com
  • FSPA: At a Glance FSPA: At a Glance Who we are… “ The Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) is the national trade body responsible for representing 18 associations in the sports and play industries… The Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) ” The Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) is trade body it works for the good of the industry as a the national trade body responsible for representing 18 whole rather than any single private interest. associations in the sports and play industries. The FSPA also has Accredited Trade Organiser (ATO) As Europe’s largest trade body, the Federation is known status which enables the organisation to support and as the voice of the UK sports and play industry, as its promote export opportunities for UK companies at umbrella spans across four main sectors; Sport, Play, overseas trade events. The Federation has strategic Golf and Angling. partnerships with Sport & Recreation Alliance, the Youth Sport Trust, Sport England, as well as open dialogue with Uniting industry the FSPA’s mission is: DCMS and BIS Government departments. The FSPA also "To work in partnership to represent and promote has an important partnership with the CSPN to facilitate expertise on behalf of UK sports and play businesses“ the forging of mutually beneficial partnerships between CSP’s and FSPA members. The FSPA membership base consists of over 400 UK manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of sports The FSPA is an active member of both the Federation of and play equipment and apparel and includes some of the European Play Industry (FEPI) and the Federation the countries leading brands. This membership base of European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) and works contribute a collective £3.1bn turnover to the UK alongside UK partners such as National Governing economy and employ some 15,000+ employees. Bodies, County Sports Partnerships, The Youth Sport Trust and various government departments and The FSPA has official status as a lobbying organisation in agencies. the EU parliament in Brussels, enabling it to have greater power than any private business, and as a not for profit The FSPA’s aims: • To represent 18 associations across the sports and play sectors • To act as the voice of the UK sports and play industries • To liaise with UK Government and the EU Commission on all legislative issues directly affecting association members. • To promote expertise on behalf of UK sports and play businesses • To work in partnership with UK Government Partners, Governing Bodies and National Associations on behalf of member companies. The Structure of the Federation and its 18 Associations • To actively lobby government on matters affecting its associations and member companies as and before they arise in the UK • To ensure it remains at the forefront of strategic thinking in Whitehall and Brussels as members of both FESI & FEPIFederation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA)