Tags: connect series
The show will go on: Covid-19 presents us with exciting new event opportunities
At the beginning of March, 400 guests came together for the London Sport Awards. Two months later, the physical activity and sport sector, and the country, is in a very different place. Events Manager Rachel Rowe looks at the move from physical to digital events and the potential opportunities it presents.
London Sport's Review of the Year
With preparations for the London Sport Awards 2020 in full swing, we take a moment to reflect on 2019 and how we have made further steps forward to achieving our aspiration of making London the most active city in the world. The past year has seen many highlights including:
High-quality consultation is vital to creating active environments
The physical activity and sport sector must recognise the importance of listening to communities and local voices to understand their needs in order to improve both public health and activity levels.
Connect Series Round-Up: Working in partnership and the economic benefits of active developments
Physical activity should be part of developers’ thinking from the very outset of design, ensuring they tap into the expertise of the sector, the Connect Series audience heard on Tuesday (5 November).
Speakers and agenda finalised for second Connect Series event
Housing, Health, Happiness? Laying the Foundations for London’s Physically Active Future will bring together experts from planning, property and sport to discuss how physical activity responds to the ever-changing needs of London.
Why we must avoid retro-fitting activity into built environment - again
Relationship Manager Matt Roebuck has done extensive work with urban sports in recent years and, in this blog, explains why the sector must work with developers now to ensure activity is front and centre of future plans for London.
Connect Series Round-Up: Working alongside young people to reduce Serious Youth Violence
London will achieve nothing in its attempts to reduce serious youth violence unless it works more closely alongside young people warned Director of the Violence Reduction Unit Lib Peck last night. The event was the first in a new series by London Sport looking at how to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the capital and the role which the physical activity and sport sector can play.
Connect Series launches with sold-out event on Serious Youth Violence
A brand-new London Sport event series looking at the most pressing issues facing the key decision-makers in the capital will launch tomorrow to a sold-out audience. The first Connect Series event on Tuesday 9 July will focus on serious youth violence.