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 Interested in getting involved or becoming a member?

We would be happy to open a discussion with you to better understand your needs and concerns as well as dig deeper into the services, outreach and capabilities FESI offers. We could present you with our different policy priorities and achievements, as well as establish a tailor-made overview of the different European topics that may impact your activities in the coming months or years.

Let us guide you through our by-laws and the other modalities of our membership.

You can get an overview of FESI by clicking on our BROCHURE and apply for membership HERE

If you want more information about FESI or the membership opportunities, we encourage you to reach out to us through the below form.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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Sue Basu
Director Digital Policy EMEA at Nike
Chair of FESI Digital Committee
“The role of FESI’s Digital Committee is important now more than ever, especially considering how digital technology is transforming the sporting goods industry, altering both consumer experiences and the inner workings of all our organizations. ”.
Diego Antončić
Senior Manager Government Affairs at adidas
Chair of FESI Corporate Responsibility Committee“Since the introduction of the European Green Deal and the related Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles, the regulatory impact on the sporting goods industry has exponentially risen. In this crucial time for our industry, FESI has demonstrated an excellent ability to participate in political debates and provide high-quality industry expertise. Against this background, FESI is ideally positioned to help shape the EU regulatory environment from the sporting goods industry perspective”.

Ingrid van Laerhoven
Director International Trade & Customs EMEA at Nike
Co-Chair of FESI Trade Committee

“FESI’s role in the advancement of the EU’s trade agenda over the last couple of years has been essential, especially in areas where trade policy and sustainable development meet. The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been a key achievement, where the sporting goods industry has been instrumental in showcasing the importance of trade”.

Manuel Pauser
Vice President Global Government Affairs at adidas
Vice-Chair of FESI trade preferences Task Force

“Over the past year, FESI has demonstrated once more its commitment to mitigating risks for our industry and building our industry’s reputation. With FESI, our industry has the best ears, the best eyes, and the best voice in Brussels”.

Marcus Kuerner
Global Director Product Safety at adidas
Chair of FESI Product Compliance Committee

adidas’ long-time partnership with FESl is a vital part of our product safety and compliance strategy. The complex regulatory environment, the permanent consultation and engagement with stakeholders and regulators is of utmost importance. The sporting goods industry represented by FESI truly has the power to change lives.”.