About Us

The BSPF was formed in 1999 and members include BISHTA, SPATA, SPATEX, PIP and also the STA. The STA is the world’s largest swim teaching and lifesaving organisation.

The BSPF is managed by a Board made up of representatives from BISHTA, SPATA, SPATEX, PIP and the current president is Will Dando. Details of the BSPF staff that work in Andover can be viewed here. There are committees that work on behalf of the BSPF, BISHTA, SPATA, SPATEX and PIP. These committee members represent the Wet Leisure Industry, working in an advisory and guidance capacity. To view a copy of our Memorandum and Articles of Association click here

Annual General Meeting

The BSPF AGM will be held on Tuesday 20th November 2018. The venue will be Eastgate House, East Street, Andover SP10 1EP. The AGM will be open for all BISHTA and SPATA members and the STA to attend, but both the BISHTA and SPATA annual conferences (including their own respective AGM’s) will be covering BSPF business ahead of the BSPF AGM if members can only get to one date, then their Trade Association event will be the most productive one.

President’s Weekend

Every other year, a new President is confirmed and they host a weekend where the whole industry is invited to attend. Costs will vary depending on the type of weekend event being organised. Will Dando will be hosting his event in Brighton on the weekend of Friday 14th – Sunday 16th September 2019. Details about this event will be promoted during 2019.

Need a meeting room in Andover?

The office in Andover has an excellent meeting room, complete with AV equipment and it is suitable for up to 16 people Board room style, or 50 people theatre style. Competitive rates are available on request. For more information, please contact us on 01264 356 210.