Australia’s Leading Knowledge Sharing and Networking Event for the Play, Recreation and Sport Industry.


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The NSC Team would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the whole sports, recreation, facilities, sports grounds, government, play, schools and aquatics ecosystem for making the NSC | IAKS 2024 Global Convention an incredible event! The industry hailed it the ‘best ever’ with 1,500 industry professionals attending the event again on 27 – 28 June 2024! The collaboration in 2024 with the International Association of Sport and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) enabled us to share an unprecedented amount of global knowledge to further benefit the industry.

NSC 2025 will be held on 25 – 26 June 2025 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre where the industry can gain industry leading professional development for community sports, recreation, play, leisure facilities and sports grounds at the National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC) APAC’s largest industry convention and expo.

NSC is an incredible place to connect and network with the industry and discover the largest range of products, services, technology and innovations in the industry’s largest Free-to-Attend Expo featuring industry first Activations for attendees to experience.

The epicentre for everything related to exercise, play, recreation, and community sport. It’s where industry professionals come together, connect, and network in a unique environment shaped by those who know it best—the industry itself.

With the support of 50 industry peak bodies, experience a comprehensive program for knowledge sharing and business connections at the ultimate industry event.

The program will feature 8 streams, NSC Oration, 3 Global Thought Leader Keynote Sessions, 8 Big Issue Keynote presentations, 20+ workshops, site tours and APAC’s largest free-to-attend expo, where you can explore the latest products, services, and technology tailored to industry professionals. It’s the sports and recreation industry’s meeting place – a one-stop-shop for over 80 products, services, innovations, and technologies.

Join us on 25 – 26 June 2025 for APAC’s only event that brings the entire sports ecosystem under one roof, from recreation and play to facilities, finance, technology, and government. Collaborate, share knowledge, and establish valuable business connections at NSC 2025.

Who Should Attend?

NSC25 will collaborate with industry key bodies including: Health; Education; Sport; Physical Activity and Fitness; Government; Sport and Recreation Facilities; Play Industry and Tertiary institutions that can provide the latest research and insights.

It is expected that the following industry sectors will participate at NSC25 with the following audience in attendance:

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NSC IAKS 2024 Highlights

NSC | IAKS 2024 HIGHLIGHTS The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention | IAKS 2024, held on June 27 and 28, was a resounding success, uniting industry leaders, enthusiasts, and professionals. We extend our heartfelt gratitude

The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention | IAKS 2024 was again host of the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards for 2024. The purpose of these awards is to recognise individuals, government, not-for-profits, the

The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC) Expo on 27 – 28 June 2024 is set to revolutionise the Australian sports and recreation industry, offering a groundbreaking experience for the first time ever. This year’s

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