Sports & Recreation Conference
What's your next move?

Start 2018 on the right foot and register now to attend one of the FREE 2018 Sport and Recreation Conferences.


Date: Friday 4th May 2018
Venue: CQUniversity Mackay City Campus, Building 2 Theatrette 90-92 Sydney Street, Mackay
Time: 9:00am to 4:15pm

You'll have the opportunity to hear from industry experts on what's new in the sport and recreation field as well as future trends likely to impact the industry. Come along to find out how to:

  • develop winning team cultures and leaders
  • harness participation, engagement, diversity and
  • inclusion optimise the use of data.

Conference Topics

What’s Your Everest?

John Buchanan, Buchanan Success Coaching

How do you create a winning team culture? Listen to an investigation of the elements that contribute to team culture, and how they can be imbedded for organisational change.

Strategy for Success

Sam Almaliki, Activate Global

Learn how to develop and implement innovative ideas to harness participation, engagement, diversity and inclusion within your sport and recreation club.

Data Performance

Sean Callanan, Sports Geek

Hear about how the collection and analysis of data to optimise performance is transforming modern society. How can we use the data from marketing campaigns to make better decisions? Learn the information that leads to success.

Park Run

Tim Oberg, CEO Parkrun Australia

Listen to key learnings and examples of coordinating marketing campaigns and events from the perspective of a very low cost budget.

Outdoor Recreation and Space

Cathy Kiss, Senior Open Space Planner, City of Melbourne

Get an insight into the outdoor recreation industry and the crucial 4 P’s. Places, Programs and Partnerships = Participation.



Fostering & Strengthening Active Participation in North Queensland.

Contact Details

Phone:07 4724 2500

Townsville Sports House
Office 4
Redpath Street
North Ward Q 4810

PO Box 347
Belgian Gardens Q 4810

North Queensland Sports Foundation