Only 2 Weeks Left to Register for Australia’s Leading Community Sport & Recreation Conference

There are only 2 weeks to secure the remaining tickets for the National Sports Convention, with the largest collection of opportunities under one roof, focussing on growing community sport participation at community level.

With 50 global, national and local speakers and an expected 500 delegates, this is an ideal opportunity for organisations and individuals who are responsible for the planning, policy delivery and funding of programs and facilities to come together, network and knowledge share on how to encourage the community to be more active more often.

Over three days there is an array of options to choose from including:

National Sports Conference

Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July
With 80 speakers, including keynote speakers from England, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Asia. A clear focus on what needs to be done to encourage more people to play, recreate and participate in community sport. Click here for program

National Football Conference

Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July
There will be over 40 speakers including keynote speakers Moya Dodd, Executive Committee Member – Asian Football Confederation; Emma Highwood, Head of Community Football – Football Federation Australia and Ian Kendall, Board Director – Bury FC. With support from Football Federation Australia, Football NSW and Football Federation Victoria there will be great discussion around growing the game whilst ensuring the grass roots game is sustainable. Sports, working with local government to secure facilities for future generations is top of the agenda. Click here for program

Community Sport Think / Australian Sports Commission National Sports Plan Forum

Wednesday 19th July
How do we as an industry encourage another 2.4 million people to be more active and how does this integrate into the National Sports Plan? Register here to participate

Sport and Recreation Expo

Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July
A complete sell-out with over 40 exhibitors offering solutions, equipment and services to the industry including: sports surfaces (indoor and outdoor); sports equipment; lighting solutions; sports IT and indoor facilities and free to attend. Register to secure your pass for the day and visit the latest technology. Click here to register

Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards

Thursday 20th July
Australia’s key innovation awards, looking at the success of the industry including Programs, Activities and Events; Sports Turf; Technological Solutions and Products; Playgrounds; Young Innovator; Marketing and Communications and Facility Design and Development. These awards are judged by peers with trophies and cash prizes provided to all winners. Click here to enter

Sports Surfaces Tour

Wednesday 19th July
As the community continues to grow many local sports, local governments and education suppliers need more space to play sport. The Sports Surfaces Tour explores the latest technology and thinking around how to increase carrying capacity of natural, hybrid, synthetic sports turf and other hard sport surfaces. Click here to register

Innovative Leisure Facilities Tour

Wednesday 19th July
The provision of community aquatic, leisure and sports centres continues to evolve and attract the broadest community, with centres embracing holistic health services and their designs. Working with Victoria’s leading peak body for community aquatic and leisure centres this Tour will visit some of the latest facilities and listen to the leading architects and thinkers on where facilities will be going over the next 20+ years. Click here to register

High Performance Centres of Excellence Tour

Wednesday 19th July
As professional sport continues to enhance its capability to embrace the latest technology and integrate it into their facilities for its own athletes, what does this mean for accessibility for the community and what can be learnt? This Tour aims at showcasing some unique designs, technology and thinking on what some key sports are designing and which aspects could be transferrable for community facilities. Click here to register

For full program details, visit the website: www.nationalsportsconvention.com.au

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