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Aquatics and Recreation Victoria Industry Conference: Working Together for a Better Industry

Aquatics and Recreation Victoria Industry Conference: Working Together for a Better Industry
September 1, 2017

With the theme Working Together for a Better Industry, the 2017 Aquatics and Recreation Victoria Industry Conference is set to bring together a diverse and knowledgeable group of industry leaders and decision makers from local government, aquatic, recreation and leisure facilities, product suppliers, service providers, consultancies, institutes of learning and state government departments.

Being held at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th September 2017, the leading industry conference will feature how the aquatic and recreation industry touches a broad section of the community, involving the building and maintenance of millions of dollars in infrastructure and community assets and provides a significant economic contribution through its multiple employment opportunities and high levels of revenue generation.

Leading presentations at this year’s conference include:

• Sophie Weldon from Human Kind Enterprises - Building community and connection
• Dr John Tower, University of Victoria - Measuring and explaining the value of public leisure services
• Philip Saikaly, Sport and Recreation Victoria - Active Water Spaces
• Derek Percival - It’s never not NOW
• Craig Harper - Becoming a high performer in business and in life
• Richard Fox, Richmond Football Club - Membership strategy and data analysis
• Kate Simpson, Life Saving Victoria - Victorian School Swimming and Water Safety Update
• Michael Farkas, Belgravia Leisure and Genesis Fitness - Performance Management: Now or Later? Today or Tomorrow?
• Other presentation topics to include: Operations Strategy, Swim School Initiatives, Health Club Innovation

This year’s conference will once again showcase a high-profile industry exhibition designed to stimulate delegate interest and provide a significant attraction for industry partners and suppliers. Thursdays program will include the ever-popular networking drinks function where delegates can relax, socialise and unwind.

Click here to view the exhibitor list.

Friday’s program will also include the Australian Leisure Facilities Association (ALFA) AGM.

Click here to view event details in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

17th June 2017 - CITY OF BOROONDARA AND YMCA VICTORIA RECOGNISED AT AQUATIC AND RECREATION VICTORIA AWARDS

10th January 2017 - SIGNIFICANT YEAR FOR AQUATICS AND RECREATION VICTORIA

12th September 2016 - ARV AND AUSTRALIAN SAILING TO PILOT ‘LEARN TO SWIM & SAIL’ PROGRAM 

23rd June 2016 - ARV AWARDS SHOWCASE THE BEST OF VICTORIA’S AQUATIC AND RECREATION SECTOR 

1st April 2016 - AQUATICS AND RECREATION VICTORIA RELEASES ENERGY BENCHMARKING STUDY FOR AQUATIC CENTRES 

21st May 2014 - LANDMARK RESEARCH INTO ECONOMIC AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF AQUATIC AND RECREATION FACILITIES 

4th November 2013 - PARENTS VALUE SWIMMING AND WATER SAFETY LESSONS ABOVE OTHER OUT-OF-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES 

23rd October 2013 - CHILDREN LEARN THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER SAFETY DURING VICTORIAN CHILDREN’S WEEK 


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However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

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