Developed By The industry, For The Industry

                    The National Sports Convention is Australasia’s leading community sport and recreation convention. This year’s program consists of numerous conferences, each focussing on relevant topics and specific codes to encourage productive discussion and exchanges amongst delegates and speakers. The program is the largest yet for the […]

Announcing the Sport & Recreation Expo & Education Program!

                        The National Sports Convention will bring together Australia’s leading suppliers and peak bodies under one roof for the Sport and Recreation Expo. Free to attend, the Expo will host an impressive list of over 60 exhibitors including indoor facilities, sports equipment, sports technology, sports surfaces and […]

Do We Need Behavioural Change?

                            Is Behavioural Change Needed to Encourage More People to be Active? Recent insights from the Australian Sports Commission’s Ausplay data results on the levels of activity that adults and children are participating in, is concerning. With only 59% of adults and […]

Only 1 Month to Go! Master of Ceremonies Announced!

            Have you registered yet? With a myriad of conferences, activities, forums and events to share knowledge, showcase good practice and provide an array of networking opportunities, it is THE industry event to attend. The National Sports Convention is very excited to announce the Master of Ceremonies and Chairs for […]

Encouraging Youth Participation in Sport and Active Recreation

            How can we Increase Youth Participation in Sport and Active Recreation? The National Sports Convention is fast approaching – with less than 6 weeks to go! One of the salient topics to be covered at the event, across several different conferences, is encouraging more youth to participate in sport and active […]

The Sports Surfaces Conference is almost here!

        The highly-anticipated National Sports Surfaces Conference is being held as part of the National Sports Convention from 17-18th July in Melbourne. If you’re interested in attending, or learning more about this Conference, then don’t forgetEarly Bird Registration closes on 1st June (this Friday), so don’t miss out! One of the key topics to be […]

Building the Best Sport Development Model for Australia’s Sporting Future

            With more people involved in active recreation and community sport, it is important that athletes have the opportunity to progress and achieve their ultimate performance level. In order to do this, there are several critical success factors that require a change in the way we approach thinking about the […]

The Inaugural National Disability Sports Conference

            In conjunction with Disability Sport & Recreation, the leading peak body in disability sport, we are pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural National Disability Sports Conference. The National Disability Sports Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 17-18 July 2018 as part of […]

Developed by the Industry, for the Industry

                  If we are going to instigate the changes that truly encourage more participation and growth in community sport and recreation for the future AND genuinely meet the needs of our communities, then networking is critical. Did you know that this year’s National Sports Convention will host […]