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National Sports Convention 2021 to present ‘bold and sustainable agenda’

National Sports Convention 2021 to present ‘bold and sustainable agenda’
June 11, 2021

Set to deliver a “new look” for its 2021 edition in Melbourne, the National Sports Convention has launched its new and extended convention program with a rebranding to the National Sports and Physical Activity Convention (NSC) and a myriad of new initiatives.

Scheduled to be held from 9th and 11th November, the Convention has the support of Sport Australia, Sport New Zealand, Sport Singapore, The Victorian Government, Play Australia, various State/Territory Governments and over 30 peak body collaborators.

With a focus this year on a Bold and Sustainable Agenda, exploring innovation, growth and future investment, the NSC has a stronger focus this year on physical activity post-Covid, exploring how more physical activity and recreation participation, can be embraced by the industry, encouraging a more active community into community recreation and sport participation programs and alignment with sports clubs.

The NSC’s reputation for attracting global Thought Leaders continues this year with a range of key global and Australian thought leaders including:

NSC Curator and co-founder, Martin Sheppard explains “this year’s event is excited to expand and bring not only excellent Global Thought Leaders, with the themes around investment, growth and future investment needed for the sector.

“In addition, we have over eight hours of networking time and the integration of the new NSC Academy, like a ‘Netflix’ for our industry with resources for all registered delegates. By the time the Convention starts there will be over 100 detailed interviews with leaders in the industry, hundreds of insights, research papers and documents to help delegates in their roles.

“With over 30 plus partners and collaborators, we are looking forward to welcoming 500 plus delegates to the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park this November.”

Community Sport & Physical Activity Expo
The NSC’s Community Sport & Physical Activity Expo will be more intimate and connected to the conference program and limited to only 30 three mete2 stands. Focusing on facility design and management, sports technology, sports fields, sports equipment, play, fitness and consultants. There will be insights for everyone to benefit from.

The NSC has grown since 2016 as Australasia’s largest and most prominent community sport and recreation convention and expo attracting over 1,500 people annually.

Due to COVID-19 challenges the organisers have worked with its 40+ collaborators to adapt its offering for 2021 and with the continued support of the Victorian Government are hosting this year’s NSC at the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park.

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