Now in its third year, Elevate is attracting a number of new exhibitors from overseas as well as start-ups from within the UK. Technology and innovation will be showcased through a range of products that will facilitate creating an active nation; sitting alongside the big brand names demonstrating the latest training equipment for gym operators
In addition to the renown free-to-attend Elevate seminars there will also be an Elevate Conference for the first time this year, sponsored by MINDBODY. The conference programme will feature an incredible line-up of speakers who will challenge the physical activity sector to live up to its full potential, analyse the challenges, assess the evidence and present the opportunities.
Speakers confirmed to date include BBC journalist Dr Michael Mosely, MP Tracey Crouch, Sir Muir Gray, This Girl Can architect Tanya Joseph, WHO’s Alana Officer, National Obesity Forum’s spokesperson Tam Fry, NHS England’s clinical lead for social prescribing Michael Dixon GP and Sport England’s strategic lead of campaigns Kate Dale.
The seminar programme will consist of four streams focusing on physical activity for health and wellbeing, strategies for an active nation, the business of physical activity and performance – maximising potential. Key issues addressed will include keeping the UK’s top killers in check through exercise; the use of physical activity during various stages of life including growing up, pregnancy, menopause and older age; redesigning sport to reach the inactive and maximising potential for everyone to get the most out of life.
London Sport Highlights at Elevate 2018 – don’t miss…
Wednesday 9 May: 9:45 – 10:25 Building the evidence and identifying the least active
Tim Copely, Director of Insight and Performance, London Sport
London Sport will be chairing this session, looking at the London systematic city-wide approach involving work with a range of sectors and new partners. This session will provide an update on progress of the strategy to date; cover strategic plans in workforce, technology and inclusivity; and role of key partners in helping deliver these plans. Speakers will include Chris Pett, Head of Sector Programmes at The Open Data Institute and Craig Blain, Development Lead Physical Activity at UK Coaching.
You can view the full programme and register for your free pass to attend now at www.elevatearena.com