Underscoring a longstanding commitment to collaboration and industry advancement, Royal Life Saving Society – Australia will partner into the prestigious National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC) & IAKS 2024. This collaboration marks an unwavering commitment to strengthening the aquatic industry and leisure facilities ecosystem.

The collaboration will involve Royal Life Saving facilitating an engaging program stream as part of the overall national conference and convention.

Delving deep into the realm of aquatic and leisure facility management, the spotlight will shine on sustainable and inclusive practices, youth engagement and environmental stewardship, unveiling groundbreaking insights to meet the evolving needs of the national aquatic industry.

A dynamic exploration of emerging mega trends will augment facility management practices, with a focus on youth engagement, environmental stewardship, and the powerful drive for social impact through inclusive practices.

A significant emphasis of the stream will be on diversifying both the user base and the workforce within the aquatic and leisure industry, thereby enhancing the sector’s appeal and contribution to community well-being.

Martin Sheppard, Chief Executive of the NSC, shares his excitement about this pivotal collaboration, emphasising its importance in meeting the dynamic needs of communities and stakeholders.

“We are thrilled to join forces with the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia, pioneers in thought leadership on the social value and impact of aquatic and leisure facilities. They play an integral role in shaping society,” Mr. Sheppard declared.

RJ Houston, the General Manager – Capability & Industry at Royal Life Saving, echoes the enthusiasm for collaborative solutions.

“We are honoured to be part of this fantastic event and are poised to deliver an entertaining and thought-provoking program. Our aim is to engage senior leaders in transforming aquatic facilities into hubs that are more accessible, viable, and sustainable,” said Mr Houston.

Event Participation and Registration:

The NSC | IAKS 2024 joint convention is set to be a dynamic event, offering insights into leading an evolving, socially-conscious sport, physical activity, aquatic and leisure sector. Interested parties are encouraged to register early, with super early bird registration closing on 22nd December.

For further details and to register for the NSC | IAKS 2024 joint convention, visit National Sports Convention 2024.

Editors Notes

The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC) has grown since 2016 as APAC’s largest and most prominent community sport and recreation convention and expo. In 2023 had overwhelming support and participation from the largest ever gathering of the sports and physical activity ecosystem with over 1,550 attendees and a sold-out Expo of 80+ of the latest products, services and innovations. The organisers work with its 40+ collaborators to curate a program with international and Australian experts, providing the most comprehensive program on community sport recreation and sports facilities in Australia.  

Photos from the NSC can be found at www.nationalsportsconvention.com.au

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Further information contact Anthony Reed, at anthonyr@smartconnection.net.au or (03) 9421 0133.

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