IAKS Australia and New Zealand (IAKS ANZ) is excited to announce its participation in the highly anticipated 2023 National Sports & Physical Activity Convention (NSC23), taking place in Melbourne, Australia from July 27-28th, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

As a leading organisation dedicated to promoting excellence in sports and leisure facility design, planning, and operation, IAKS ANZ is delighted to collaborate with the NSC, bringing together industry professionals and experts from Australia and New Zealand and right the globe.

NSC23 promises to be an enlightening experience for architects, engineers, planners, and operators in the sport, aquatic, and leisure industry sectors. With an array of engaging sessions, informative discussions, and networking opportunities, attendees will gain valuable insights into the latest trends, innovations, and best practices in facility design and management.

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Key highlights of IAKS ANZ's involvement in NSC23 include:

  • Guest Speakers: IAKS ANZ has curated a line-up of esteemed guest speakers who will share their expertise and insights on a wide range of topics relevant to the industry. Attendees can look forward to thought-provoking presentations that explore the intersection of design, technology, sustainability, and user experience.
  • Networking Drinks held on the evening Thursday 27th July: An exclusive networking event proudly sponsored by Idwala and Trackmaster International, will provide a platform for professionals to connect, collaborate, and build meaningful relationships within the industry. This casual gathering will stimulate discussions, idea sharing, and potential partnerships, fostering a vibrant community of like-minded individuals.
  • Architect Forum Thursday 27th July: IAKS ANZ will host an architect forum, bringing together architects from Australia and New Zealand to discuss emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities in sport, aquatic, and leisure facility design. This forum will serve as a platform for knowledge exchange, fostering innovation and collaboration within the architectural community.
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) Friday 28th July: As part of its commitment to transparency and accountability, IAKS ANZ will hold its Annual General Meeting during NSC23. This meeting provides an opportunity for members to gain insights into the organisation's activities, accomplishments and future plans, while actively participating in shaping its direction.

IAKS ANZ invites all industry professionals, stakeholders, and enthusiasts to join them at NSC23 in Melbourne for a truly inspiring and enriching experience. Explore the endless possibilities of sports and leisure facility design, engage in meaningful discussions, and unlock new opportunities for professional growth.

Thank you to our IAKS ANZ NSC23 sponsors iDwala and Trackmaster International!