Sports Tourism and Events Conference

December 7, 2016

09.30 – 10.15Economic impact of Sports Events – Canada case study
Rick Traer – Chief Executive, Canada Sports Tourism Alliance
10.15 – 10.45Developing Tourism through Sports Events – Japan Focus
Dr. Munehiko Harada – Chairman, Japan Sports Tourism Alliance
10.45 – 11.15UNICEF – Special presentation – The Power of Sport and Sporting Events
Liz Twyford – Head of Sports Programmes, UNICEF
11.15 – 11.45Environmental sustainability in sports – mobilizing the winter sports community through winter games
Niklas Kaskeala – President, Protect our Winters Finland
11.45 – 14.00Lunch, Exhibition Dedicated Time and Networking
14.00 – 14.30Developing and Engaging with Modern Pentathlon
Shiny Fang – General Secretary, UIPM
14.30 – 15.00Host City model and Development for International Cycling – City to approach to events
Jerome Lacroix – Head of Business Development, UCI
15.00 – 15.30Marketing Northern Ireland
Geoff Wilson – Board member, Tourism Northern Ireland

15.30 – 18.00 Exhibition Dedicated Time and Networking
18.00 – 21.00Drinks and Networking

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