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Australian Swim Schools Association leads aquatics industry through SPLASH! Week

Australian Swim Schools Association leads aquatics industry through SPLASH! Week
August 4, 2018

A remarkable week showcasing Australia’s aquatic industry has wrapped up on the Gold Coast with more than a thousand attendees and delegates attending the biannual SPLASH! Pool and Spa Trade Show and related events through SPLASH! Week.

While the SPLASH! Expo is largely aimed at the dometic pool market, many of its 150 exhibitors used the event to also display products for the commercial market.

Beyond this, SPLASH! Week’s education and industry development events drew together commercial pool managers including the, appropriately named, 2018 International Swim Schools Spectacular (ISSS).

Bringing together the Australian Swim Schools Conference, the World Infant Aquatic Conference and the Australian Swim Schools Awards Gala, ISSS was delivered in partnership with the International Swim Schools Spectacular.

Attracting 450 attendees, representation from 18 countries (including over 90 overseas delegates and an unprecedented 22 international presenters), delegates heard from leading national and international experts and speakers from both within the learn-to-swim and water safety industry, as well as from a wide range of external industries and businesses. 

Other highlights included:

• Pre-events in Sydney for overseas visitors,
• The Australian Swim Schools Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and
• Brisbane Swim Schools Tour, post-event.

SPLASH! Week also included SPASA Australia educational seminars, including the 2018 Women in Leadership Seminar, and the Australian Leisure Facilities Association Queensland Learning Session.

The 2019 Australian Swim Schools Conference will be held in Cairn from 29th to 31st July.

The SPLASH! Pool and Spa Trade Show will return in 2020.  

Click here for details of the 2019 Australian Swim Schools Conference in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Images: International Swim Schools Spectacular delegates (top), ASSA Events and Inclusion Manager Emily McNeill and Chief Executive Ross Gage at the event (middle) and the SPLASH! Pool and Spa Trade Show (below).

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26th July 2018 - Aquatic industry professionals head to 2018 SPLASH! Expo

23rd July 2018 - More than 450 participants to be present at 2018 International Swim Schools Spectacular

6th July 2018 - SPLASH! Expo to present week of education and training opportunities

28th May 2018 - SPASA Australia to host Women in Leadership Seminar

26th April 2018 - World Infant Aquatics Conference to feature international award winners

10th April 2018 - Australian Swim Schools Association completes ISSS 2018 program

8th January 2018 - International partnership to enhance drowning prevention

5th December 2017 - ALFAQ calls for greater investment in Queensland’s public pools

18th October 2017 - Australian Swim Schools Association’s Ross Gage honoured with prestigious international award

26th April 2017 - ASSA looks to globalise the swim school industry


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