Investment in Sport & Activity
The Economic Impact of Sport
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INVESTMENT IN SPORT & ACTIVITY
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPORT
11TH OCTOBER 2016
MANCHESTER UNITED FOOTBALL GROUND

Morning Plenary

08:15-09:20 Registration and Networking
09:20-10:45 The Business of Sport - Investments and Commissioning
09:20
Morning Chair Opening Remarks
Geoff Thompson (confirmed)
Executive Chair MBE, FRSA, DL
The Youth Charter
09:25
Keynote Speaker - Department for Culture, Media and Sport
  • An overview of governments 'Sporting Future' strategy
Nick Pontefract (confirmed)
Chief Operating Officer
Sport England
09:45
Local Government Leading Sport and Physical Activity
Mr Ian Stephens (confirmed)
Chairman - LGA Culture, Tourism & Sport Board
Local Government Association
10:00
Commissioning Support for Local Authorities
  • Increasing the understanding of the commissioning agenda
  • Improve the ability of the sector to engage as a strategic partner
  • Building relationships with commissioners
Mark Allman (confirmed)
Chair
Chief Cultural & Leisure Officers Association
10:15
Infrastructure Act 2015 - Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Ben Ridehalgh (confirmed)
Head of Cycling and Walking Policy and Programmes, Sustainable Active Travel
Department for Transport
10:35-10:45 Panel Debate Q & A
10:45-11:15 Coffee & Networking
11:15-12:45 Achieving Financial Sustainability and Improved Governance
11:20
“Towards and Active Nation”
  • An outline of Sport England’s new strategy and the impact it will have on the sports sector.
  • How we as a sector need to change to be able to deliver sport and physical activity to a wider audience.
Judith Rasmussen (confirmed)
Strategic Lead in the North
Sport England
11:40
Outcome Based Investments
Yvonne Harrison (confirmed)
Managing Director
Project `92
Steven Pleasant (confirmed)
Chief Executive
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
11:55
Building an Active Community
Dr William Bird (confirmed)
MBE
Intelligent Health Limited
12:10-12:30 Headline Sponsor
12:10

David Kreyling (confirmed)
Managing Director
Creative Sport and Leisure
12:30-12:45 Case Study Presentation - Leeds Beckett University
12:30
Organisational change in preparation for the Sporting Futures strategy: A pilot workshop programme with sporting NGBs
  • The focus of this presentation is to discuss the progress of a four workshop pilot programme, created and led by Leeds Beckett University, ORD Consultants, and Sports Coach UK in partnership with a number of sporting National Governing Bodies (NGBs), that is helping organisations develop a blueprint for a new and comprehensive Coach Workforce Strategy.
Leanne Norman (confirmed)
Senior Research Fellow
School Of Sport
12:45-13:45 Lunch and Networking
13:45-14:30 Workshop Session 1 - The Manchester Suite
13:45
Using Social Investment to Enable Sports for Social Good

Social Investment, the use of repayable finance to help charities and social enterprises deliver their impact. 

Big Society Capital’s session will cover: 

  • An introduction to social investment as one funding tool in the toolkit for Sports organisations.
  • A deep-dive into Social Investment Tax Relief, including case studies from Sports organisations already making use of the relief.
  • Signposting available resources for organisations and where to go next for help.
Camilla Parke (confirmed)
Strategy and Market Development Associate
Big Society Capital
Freddie Waite (confirmed)
Investment Associate
Big Society Capital
14:30-16:00 Afternoon Plenary
14:30
Afternoon Chair
Geoff Thompson (confirmed)
Executive Chair MBE, FRSA, DL
The Youth Charter
14:40-15:30 Question Time - Topical debate with political and media figures answering questions from the audience.
14:40
Our panel will include;
Dr William Bird (confirmed)
MBE
Intelligent Health Limited
Justine Blomeley (confirmed)
Local Government Relationship Manager
Sport England
Mark Lawrie (confirmed)
Deputy CEO
Street Games UK Ltd
Mr Ian Stephens (confirmed)
Chairman - LGA Culture, Tourism & Sport Board
Local Government Association
Anna Thompson (confirmed)
Assistant Editor
BBC
15:30-16:00 Networking and Refreshments
16:00-17:00 Drinks Reception - Event Close
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