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Knowledge sharing a key theme at 2018 National Sports Convention

Knowledge sharing a key theme at 2018 National Sports Convention
May 30, 2018

The National Sports Convention has released a comprehensive and inspiring conference program across a range of sport categories for July’s event.

Conference programs will include Britain’s Jenny Price as one of the global keynote speakers plus events covering national community sport; aquatic and recreation infrastructure; sports surfaces; and national sports development.

Other keynote presenters who will address the Convention’s vision to increase opportunities to play, recreate and participate in community sport in Australia include Greg Oliver, Group Chief Executive and Managing Director, Fitness & Lifestyle Group; Kate Palmer, Chief Executive, Australian Sports Commission; Justin Drape, Chief Creative Officer,The Monkeys and Kevin Luten, Director, Behaviour Design Works.

The 2018 National Sports Convention will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 16th to 18th July and include a series of additional events and awards.

All conference programs will share access to the global keynote speakers each morning before dispersing to their own specialised conference, and then re-join both days for networking opportunities at the refreshment breaks, as well as the industry awards and networking evening in the Community Sport and Recreation Expo.

Convention organisers anticipate that more than 800 delegates making the NSC the largest community sport and active recreation conference in Australia.

Convention co-founder Martin Sheppard explains that the merging of the Australian Sports Commission’s Our Sporting Futures Conference into NSC 2018 reinforces a “commitment to and focus on encouraging more people to be active, playing, recreating and participating in community sport.”

Early Bird Registration for the National Sports Convention 2018 closes this Friday, 1st June.

For more information on the National Sports Convention click here to view details in the Australasian Leisure Management Industry Calendar. 

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