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Connecting the Dots Between Global Knowledge and Local Good Practice in a Positive Learning, Development and Networking Environment.

Sport, Recreation, Play & Exercise Can Shape Current & Future Narratives, to Create a Better World for Future Generations

Smart Connection Consultancy conducts numerous Business-to-Business events throughout the year in conjunction with industry partners. The purpose is to share knowledge, build capacity and capability, and meet the needs of our industry sectors.

The National Sports & Physical Activity Convention

Focusing on driving participation in physical activity, play, exercise, recreation, and community sport through innovation and connecting the industry sectors.

Attracting more than 1,550 delegates, speakers, exhibitors and peak bodies, this annual event is by far the largest community sport and recreation knowledge sharing event in the southern hemisphere.

The value and strength of the NSC is its unique and extensive network that:

We appreciate our industry is one large ecosystem where its leaders are always keen to connect, network and explore future thinking. To nurture this network, NSC offers unique opportunities, allowing members to learn new skills, and connect with global networks and peers. Such opportunities to share experiences and collaborate are important to have year-round, which has motivated the NSC to expand beyond its traditional 2-day structure.

NSC Summits

We will be launching a series of industry summits in 2024, focusing on building a collective approach to addressing key issues and challenges that the industry faces. To be designed in collaboration with key industry bodies, these opportunities will bring together global and national thought leaders to debate influence and curate a new narrative for a collective way forward.

Technical Workshops

Smart Connection Consultancy will host a number of technical workshops during the year to unpack issues and opportunities from the NSC or NSC Summits, to be held across Australia. For updated details, please see our News Page.

Communication Platforms

To integrate traditional and social communication platforms to share leading edge news and challenge the norms in a trusted and forward-thinking manner. NSC is committed to expanding its knowledge sharing across all industry sectors with the launch in 2024 of an integrated communications strategy through the web, social media, EDM’s and an industry magazine. More information to come.


Our expert events team creates engaging, impactful community gatherings that foster connection, promote health and drive positive change.

Anthony Reed

General Manager

Jia McLaren Hedwards

Events Coordinator