The Technogym Village opening in the presence of Bill Clinton
Technogym will inaugurate the first Wellness Campus in the world on September 29th
On September 29th Technogym will celebrate the opening of the Technogym Village in the presence of Bill Clinton and Giorgio Napolitano, the President of Italy. For the event, 800 guests will arrive in Cesena to represent Institutions, the scientific and cultural world, entrepreneurs and international media from more than 60 countries.
The new company headquarter represents the first Wellness Campus in the world. 60,000 m2 of covered spaces to spread across the 150,000 m2 site, designed around the human being by Antonio Citterio, Patricia Viel and Partners, one of Italy's most internationally renowned architecture studios, which has been inspired by the concepts of eco-sustainability and bio-architecture, and by the principles of health and wellness on the workplace.
The Technogym Village is a cultural centre, a laboratory for innovation and a production centre where staff, customers, suppliers and guests from across the globe can experience and enjoy a full-immersion Wellness experience. The project combines the production sites and company headquarters with a Wellness centre including an avant-garde gym, conference centre, library and restaurant serving zero-mileage food.
The project is fully integrated into the "Romagna-Wellness Valley" initiative promoted by Nerio Alessandri, which aims to create Europe's first wellness district in Romagna, a laboratory of experiences to raise the quality of life and to leverage wellness an opportunity for economic development in the Romagna area.
Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym declares: "After 25 years of commitment on the development of Technogym and the spread of the Wellness philosophy all over the world, our dream continues. The Technogym Village represents the new starting point for the future of Technogym" and adds: "together with my brother Pierluigi and the whole Technogym team, we are proud to know that Bill Clinton and Giorgio Napolitano have decided to honor our company with their presence at the Village Opening".
During the afternoon, the 20° Wellness Congress will take place, an international convention with the title: "Let's Move for a better world", where the topic will be Wellness as a social opportunity to plan a sustainable socio-economic development starting from people's health.
The lecturers will be renowned professionals, institutions, media, opinion leaders, sports champions and entrepreneurs. Among the others, a relevant panel of MD from all over the world, the Italian Ministers Passera (Economic Development) and Balduzzi (Health), the Executive Director of the "World Food Programme" Ertharin Cousin, the Editor in Chief of the technology and innovation magazine "Wired", David Rowan, and the and the President of the Italian National Institute of Statistics Enrico Giovannini.
The closing speech will be held by the President Bill Clinton – his Foundation is dedicated to the fight against childhood obesity.