The morning starts bright and early as your conference hosts preview the day and we welcome a representative from the Enoch Cree Nation which is a proud First Nations situated on Treat No. 6 territory in central Alberta, bordering the city of Edmonton’s west side to bring greetings.
Child Sexual Abuse – Awareness and Education in Sport
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, a national charity that works to reduce the incidence of child sexual abuse and exploitation, will provide an overview of their organization, the work they are doing in sport, the scope of the problem of sexual abuse, and highlight tools available for sport to help mitigate risk.
Join your conference delegates over lunch as the long-term legacy effects of hosting major events in Alberta are shared by representatives from the Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games and Edmonton International Triathlon Union
An exciting way to learn about what a community can do for your sporting event
This business to business marketplace allows destinations and sporting event rights holders to quickly meet and explore hosting opportunities in a fast, efficient, and fun environment. For this session, you will be assigned a set of appointments (5-7 ‘dates’ lasting 12-15 minutes each).
A maximum of two people from your sport organization may sit together at your table and take part in the appointments.
Blair McIntosh a long-time amateur sport leader will bring greetings in his new role as the President of the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance.
Sport Tourism is one of the fastest growing segments within the tourism industry and Canada is seen as a preferred sport tourism destination. The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance promotes the development of partnerships between event rights holders and host cities, measures the economic impact of sport events and enhances the profile of sport tourism.
Blair will share his overall assessment of the inaugural Alberta Provincial Sport Tourism Conference and make an announcement in regards to the 2020 Sports Events Congress.