Frequently Asked Questions

When do tickets go on sale?

Tickets for the National Sports Convention are on sale now. Please note that this year we do have limited tickets for some key conferences. Register here.

How much do tickets cost?

Pricing for the National Sports Convention can be viewed here.

What's included in my delegate pass?

A Full Delegate Pass includes access to all NSC Conference Sessions (excluding co-located events), the Sport and Recreation Expo, refreshment breaks, lunch networking and access to provided speaker presentations.

A Masterclass Pass entitles you to attend only that session and any refreshments as stated, plus access to the Sport and Recreation Expo.

Is there a group booking discount?

Yes – if you are a current member of an NSC Collaborator Association, you have access to the Association Discounted rate for your ticket. If booking multiple tickets at the Association Discounted rate, you must hold an organisational membership (not an individual membership) of the Association.

NSC also offers a group discount rate - if purchasing five (5) tickets you only pay for four (4), a saving of 20% on the ticket price. All five registrations must be completed at the same time to receive the discount rate. 

NSC Collaborator Association members also receive a Member Discount when they register for the National Sports Convention. Contact your Association Collaborator for your special discount code.

How do I receive my delegate pass?

Following the completion of your registration and payment, you will receive an email confirmation. Delegate badges and all event material will be provided upon arrival at the event – nothing will be sent in the post.

What if I just want to attend the Trade Expo?

You can register to attend the Sport and Recreation Expo only, which is free of charge. Register here.

Is Media registration available?

Yes, on request to Convenor Martin Sheppard, by email to

What is the Cancellation Policy?

A full refund less a $250 (inc GST) processing fee is applicable on cancellation requests made in writing within 10 days of registration. No refunds are available for cancellations made more than 10 days after registration. 

Will there be a delegate list available?

Yes, a delegate list (name, position and organisation only) will be available to registered delegates and exhibitors 2 days prior to the event. Delegates will have the opportunity to opt out if they do not wish to share their details.

How can my organisation be involved in sponsorship for the event?

We are grateful for the industry support that allows us to host this important event. If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please register to receive a sponsor’s brochure. Sponsorship is co-ordinated through Convenor, Martin Sheppard, who can be contacted on (03) 9421 0133 or

How can I exhibit at the Sport and Recreation Expo?

If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact us to register for the exhibitor’s brochure. Tannia Garces can be contacted on (02) 8586 6193 or

Can I transfer my pass?

A delegate pass is entry for one person only, passes cannot be shared.