SAPCA Conference, Awards and Annual Dinner

St George's Park
24/02/2020 - 24/02/2020

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The SAPCA Conference and Annual Dinner 2020 will return to the impressive St George’s Park National Football Centre, near Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire.

St George’s Park

The event will start with an informal networking buffet dinner on the Sunday evening, before the full Conference programme of plenary and breakout sessions and workshops during the day on Monday.

The Conference Programme

The conference programme will include:

Brad Burton

Making Better Decisions. Faster. Now What!?
Keynote Speaker: Brad Burton. “The UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker.”

SAPCA Strategy, 2020-2025
Speakers: Andy Reed OBE, Chairman, SAPCA
& Chris Trickey, Chief Executive, SAPCA

Innovation for Elite Sport Performance and Physical Activity
Speaker: Prof. David James, Managing Director, Labosport Ltd

Innovation in the Design of Sports Venues and Training Facilities
Speaker: Tom Jones, Senior Principal, Populous

Football Facility Forum
Speakers: Katharina Wistel, Group Leader Quality Programme, FIFA
& Mark Pover, Facility Investment Strategy Manager – Technical, The FA

Tennis Facility Forum
Speakers: Tim Freeman, Tennis Chairman, SAPCA, Colin Corline, Project Manager, SAPCA
& Chris Donkin, Investment Manager, LTA

Women in SAPCA
Guest Speaker to be confirmed

The Launch of Gen 2 Multi-Sports Areas
Speakers: Alastair Cox, Facilities & Quality Programme manager, FIH
Plus England Hockey and England Netball

New Strategies for Export Growth
Speakers: Bob Edge, Export Group Chairman, SAPCA
& Andrew Bacchus, Sports Economy Team Dept for International Trade

Marketing Workshop: Successful Social Media
Speaker: To be confirmed

Download the full Conference programme here.

SAPCA Annual Dinner 2020

The SAPCA Annual Dinner is always a highly enjoyable occasion for our members and guests. The 2020 Dinner will be no exception, and will provide an evening of excellent food, wine, entertainment and company, as well as celebrating the achievements of member companies through the SAPCA Awards.

Conference Exhibition

Members are invited to participate in the exhibition that will take place throughout the event, in order to promote their products and services to the many delegates and guests attending from across the industry.

Delegate Registration

The options and costs of attendance are as follows. (All prices shown are ex-VAT.)

Full Conference Delegate (Mon): £330
Conference Day Delegate (Mon): £230
Annual Dinner (Mon): £100
Annual Dinner plus Monday B&B accommodation: £200
Sunday evening networking dinner: £30
Sunday B&B accommodation: £95

Bookings should be made online by Friday 14 February. You can simply type in your responses and click “Submit”.

Book online [here].

Alternatively you can print the form and fax it to SAPCA on 024 7641 4773, or email it to alison@sapca.org.uk. Confirmation of your booking will be emailed to you with an invoice, which should be paid by Friday 21 February.

Conference Hotel

All accommodation at the conference hotel should be booked through SAPCA. Nestled within the National Forest, the luxurious Hilton at St. George’s Park is conveniently located close to the M1, M6 and M42 motorway links, and offers complimentary on-site parking. St George’s Park is home to all 28 English Football Teams, and is an inspirational centre for coach education. Featuring a health club, indoor pool and an executive lounge, it has everything you need for an unforgettable stay in the heart of the National Forest.

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