Learn, Look, Lead, Link and Laugh at Sport Events Congress 2016 in Ottawa, March 6-8!
Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) – Get ready to Learn from the past, Look into the future, Lead the way, Link and Laugh together with other like-minded sport and tourism professionals.
If you haven’t already registered for SEC 2016, this is your chance to lock it in!
Learn from the past:
Peter Montopoli, General Secretary, Canadian Soccer Association, shares the success story of the largest single sport event ever hosted in Canada, FIFA WWCC 2015.
Keith Rayes, Sales Manager Discover Saint John, offers insight from the East Coast Games on how to manufacture and stage a new multi-sport event.
Featured panel: Winning Business – Collaborating to win bids and roles for all
Look into the future:
Andrew Campbell, Senior Executive Director, Canada 150 Federal Secretariat, outlines the opportunities for sport tourism as Canada gets ready to celebrate its 150th birthday in 2017.
Greg Stremlaw, Head of CBC Sports, shares CBC Sports’ long-term strategy to tell the tremendous stories of Canadian athletes.
Featured panel: Third Party Operators – The way of the future for sport events in Canada?
Lead the way:
Choyal Brown, Founder, Sports Canada.TV helps you explore the ever-changing landscape of online broadcasting from local to international events.
Rob Mullowney, Vice President of the St. John’s IceCaps serves up revenue generation models in sponsorship activation, community engagement and game operations.
Featured panel: Ticket Sales – The Financial Base of a Great Event
Link and Laugh together:
Sport Events Exchange brings together events rights holders with host cities in a business-to-business ‘speed-dating’ style marketplace.
The Tim Hortons Brier, and the world-famous ‘Brier Patch’ will engage everyone in the Canadian iconic sport of curling on Marathon Monday’s evening social activity.
Featured activity: The 10th annual PRESTIGE awards recognize the best in 7 different categories of event hosting and sport tourism, hosted by Scott Russell, host of CBC’s Road to the Olympic Games.
Lock it in!
Take advantage of the Early Bird registration deadline ….. register on or before January 20th to save on Congress delegate fees and be entered to win a trip courtesy of Porter Airlines. See who else has committed to attend – over 200 events rights holders, destinations and suppliers have already registered.
Details are updated regularly at www.canadiansporttourism.com and follow the news on Twitter @sporteventscong using #SEC2015.
Executive Director, Marketing & Events
Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA)
116 Lisgar Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0C2