Club Development Conference

Thursday 16th + Friday 17th January 2020

ACPE Sydney Olympic Park
10 Parkview Dr, Sydney Olympic Park 2127

For all Club Owners, Managers and administrators, this conference has been specifically created for you! All Workshops have been designed with Clubs in mind with the information that you need to know.

We've curated a lineup of industry experts to speak with you over two full days. This gives you the opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest from marketing, business development, financial management and more to ensure you achieve your goals and help your club thrive! CDC will inspire you - setting you up for a successful 2020 and beyond. 


We want the knowledge gained from conference to be shared within your club. To support this, GNSW is offering each club in NSW that registers a staff member to attend conference, the opportunity to register another team member from your club for free!*

Conference Rate: $250.00

*Buy 1 Get 1 Free over is only available for members of the same club. 

Topics Include:

New Age Digital Marketing

Smarter not harder

Presented by Nationally respected Shunt Creative's Marketing Director, Stu Williams will clear up the unknown around what marketing activities are best received by your club's audience, and the wider gymnastics community.

Take Your Business To The Next Level 

Tool Box Talks

In this session, we open the floor up to four Gymnastics NSW clubs to deep dive into different aspects of what make a club thrive. From membership retention, to staff development plans and growing a new program, these clubs have done it and will share their experiences and tips. 

Data Insights for Decision Making

Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports in children, yet we have a churn rate of around 50% of members per club. Gymnastics NSW's Development Manager, Michael Lovell, will walk through some key data from the National Club Survey to highlight areas your club can look towards to enhance club operations. 

What Sponsors Look For

In this session you will hear from the founders of WorkPlace Law, an active sponsor of women's sporting teams, about just what a sponsor wants when looking for a club to partner with. The truth might just surprise you! 

Creating Amazing Staff and Keeping Them!

Becoming an Employer of Choice

Learn what your club can do to encourage a high quality staffing applications, and longterm retention once an employee is on board. 

New in 2020

Club Development Conference - Expo

Be exposed to the latest technology, support services and providers that can give your club the edge in 2020 and beyond. 

GNSW Club Consultations 

Start your year off with a consultations with GNSW Development and Marketing staff to discuss your club's needs and goals and what resources are available to meet these. 

Sylvia P Design Consultations 

If you are looking to revamp your club's leotard, book in with Sylvia P's Head of Design as they work with you to create your dream design. 

Networking Drinks

Unwind after a full day of conference activities with your fellow attendees at The Locker Room. The Conference dinner add-on will be $35 per head, register when booking your conference ticket. 


Located minutes from both our conference venue, and our drinks function space, Sydney Olympic Park's Accor Hotels are Gymnastics NSW's preferred conference accommodation partner in 2020.

Accor Hotels Sydney Olympic Park are offering GNSW CDC attendees special accommodation rates for stays booked for 15th, 16th, 17th and/or 18th January.

For rates and bookings please click on the below links 

Ibis: Click here
Novotel: Click here 
Pullman: Click here
2020 Expo List
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