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ASSA’s National Conference returns to the Gold Coast in August

ASSA’s National Conference returns to the Gold Coast in August
April 12, 2021

The Australian Swim Schools Association has announced that is annual conference will be returning the to the Gold Coast from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th August 2021. 

Returning an in-person event after only being held online in 2020, the conference theme - RE: ENGAGE, RE: PURPOSE and RE: CONNECT - reflects how the virtual world has taken a more prominent place in people’s lives over the last 12 months.

Introducing the conference, an Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) spokesperson advises  “this event will be jam-packed with speakers who will expand your knowledge, RE: SPARK your creativity, RE: INSPIRE you to dream big, and challenge you to take your team and business to the next level. And, trust us, the Gold Coast is the best place to be in winter.”

With a particular focus on RE: CONNECT, networking events will see the addition of a Golf Day along with a swim school tour, the Australian Swim Schools National Awards of Excellence dinner, the SPLASH Pool & Spa Expo as well as the annual Vorgee Welcome Drinks.

Conference topics covered include ‘From Surviving to Thriving’, ‘Business Sustainability & Essentials’ and ‘Strategy, 2022 and beyond’ through a three-day schedule with presenters and subjects that will enhance attendees’ knowledge and give practical advice to implement in delegates’ swim schools.

Australian Swim Schools National Awards of Excellence 
ASSA is now accepting nominations for the Australian Swim Schools National Awards of Excellence, with information available at

ASSA Communications
ASSA advises “during this time, when we need to be working together and remain connected, ASSA wants to assure all of its members and delegates that we are taking the utmost care and precautions for this event and gatherings in light of COVID-19. 

“The ASSA team is working extremely closely with our venue, suppliers, contractors and everyone involved with our event to protect our community’s health and wellbeing.”

Click here for more information on the ASSA National Conference in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

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