Networking Events

The National Sports Convention is committed to providing prime networking opportunities both formal and informal over the three days in person as well as links to participants, collaborators, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers before and post the NSC. There will be a range of Networking Events including:


By collaborating with one of the globes leading sports communication and networking app providers we will launch the NSC App on the Team App platform on 1st July 2017 for all participants, collaborators, sponsors and speakers. It will provide all NSC participants with the opportunity to network prior to the event, during the Convention and for up to four weeks’ post conference by its unique and simple communication and networking infrastructure.

App Sponsor

Welcome Drinks

Speakers and Sponsors Welcome Drinks – Wednesday 19th July to allow speakers, collaborators and sponsors the opportunity to network informally prior to the conferences at the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park. By invite only.

Cocktail Reception

The Tuff Turf  Industry Networking Evening  aims to encourage all participants to stay after the first day Thursday 20th July 5pm – 7pm) to celebrate the award of the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards.

Industry Networking Evening Sponsor

Networking Breaks

Allows delegates to visit the Sport and Recreation Expo to explore the industry’s latest technology and solutions. Key refreshment areas will be colour coded to align with the interest streams of the conferences so that people can network with other interested parties.

Meetings and Workshops

There are a substantial amount of informal meeting areas around the conference venue. Meeting rooms are available for peak bodies to use for their own networking events.  These can be provided (at cost) by contacting the NSC organisers.