Impact of ‘COVID’ Recession on Community Sport
by National Sports Convention | August 13, 2020 | News
- 80% of clubs forecast ongoing reduction of core revenue streams
- 93% of clubs have lost money since the onset of COVID-19
- 43% projecting a decline in the 3 million sporting volunteers
- Aggregate support needed is in the region of $1.2bn across 70,000 community sports clubs
The NSC Forums will be focusing on this impact and exploring options of how community sport and government is looking to support them.
1. State Government Solutions – what are the solutions to regrow and support the community sport sector
|2. Making Philanthropy in Sport the New Normal
– Courtney Henry, Head of Philanthropy, Australian Sports Foundation
|3. Retain, Engage and Upskilling our Staff and Volunteers for the ‘New Normal’
– Liz Horne, Skills Engagement Executive, SkillsIQ
|4. Risk and Impact on Sport – The Financial Consideration is Driven by the Systems Approach We All Adopt
– Simon Allatson, Chief Executive Officer, Sportscover
5. Panel members to share their insights over the three cities include
|Jane Flemming, Director, Ambassador and Partner Relations, Live Life Get Active||Mandy Nolton, Managing Director, Rec People||Emma Saleeba, Manager, Alcohol and Tobacco, VicHealth|
Megan Ryan, Recreation Planner, Social and Community Services (City of Parramatta) and Annette Maidment, President (Townsville Hockey).
Each NSC Forum has limited tickets to attend in person, with options available to participate virtually online if not able to attend personally.
With online e-delegate tickets from only $99 +GST, it is expected that demand will be high for delegates in each city to attend, and the first two weeks of registrations are demonstrating that.
If you believe that this NSC Forum is of interest to your colleagues, please pass onto them whom may be interested in attending.
Don’t forget to put the NSC Forums in your calendar.
~ The National Sports Convention Team