The Conference Organising Group is grateful to all of its supporters and exhibitors – they are essential for the sustainability of the event.
sportscotland is the national agency for sport. We are the lead agency for the development of sport in Scotland. We passionately believe in the power of sport and the unique contribution it makes to Scotland’s economy, health and identity. We invest our expertise, our time and public funding in building a world class sporting system for everyone in Scotland.
We work with partners to develop this sporting system, investing in and joining up the people, places, partnerships and planning that make sport happen:
- advising the Scottish Government and supporting delivery of its policies;
- leading, supporting and coordinating key organisations involved in sport;
- investing National Lottery and Scottish Government funding;
- delivering quality products and services in targeted areas;
- promoting the power of sport and the contribution it makes to life in Scotland;
- collaborating with UK and international sporting systems to ensure Scottish sport is well represented and integrated;
- adding value to major sporting events and additional investment.
Ultimately, we see a Scotland where sport is a way of life. In everything we do we act in the best interests of Scottish sport – putting sport first. Visit: www.sportscotland.org.uk
The facilities and services at sportscotland’s National Centres Inverclyde and Cumbrae are available for training, events, courses and just to play for all types of user groups, including, SGBs, Clubs, Community, individuals and Schools
There has been a surge in interest in Handball since London 2012. We are currently focused on a development phase in our strategic plan and are seeing fast growth through Education and Local Authority programmes. Come along to our stand and discuss how we can support Handball in your area. Visit: www.scottishhandball.com
Netball Scotland’s mission is to lead the sustainable growth of netball and its people, and to be the first-choice sport for girls and women in Scotland. Visit: www.netballscotland.com
Royal Voluntary Service wants to help create a society where everyone feels valued and involved whatever their age. We are one of the largest volunteer organisations in the country. Our 35,000 volunteers help older people stay active, independent and able to continue to contribute to society. They do this by providing practical and emotional help where and when it’s needed. Visit: www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk
QBuster is the UK’s premier online event entry and ticketing system, offering a professional and high quality, free service to event organisers looking to maximise the efficiency of online entry to support their events. Visit: www.q-buster.co.uk
Winning Time is a worldwide leader in the development and production of electronic chip timing systems. A system that is and has been used for years in multiple world and European championships across a range of sports and activities. We produce results that are accurate, robust, trusted and assured to the very highest standards. Visit: www.winningtime.co.uk
With thanks also to Highland Spring and Tunnock’s for their product support and to the Westerwood Hotel who kindly used the Conference as a showcase for their inspired new collection of refreshment break offerings – which were much appreciated by the delegates.