RYA Affiliated Clubs Conference

Saturday 21 November 2020

'A different world with new opportunities'

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This year’s online conference which is sponsored by Gallagher, will explore the theme of ‘a different world with new opportunities’, in recognition of the challenging times clubs have endured over the last few months, the changes that have taken place and the innovative ideas that have since emerged. The online format will make this years Affiliated Clubs Conference more accessible than ever for clubs wanting to catch up with all the latest insights and learning.

Our host is Double Olympic gold medallist and broadcaster Shirley Robertson and key note speakers including Ben Ainslie and Chris Grant will ensure this is an informtaive, insightful and enjoyable event.

The headline conference on Saturday 21 November will run from 10am to 1.30pm

Throughout the weekend there will be an online expo area with interactive ‘stands’ – Friday 12:00-19:00, Saturday 09:00-17:00 and Sunday 10:00-12:00 – with access to RYA expertise with our legal, racing and training teams, with bookable 1-1 appointments, live text Q&As, club case studies, regional and Home Country updates, downloadable resources and on-demand video.

Conference delegates will also be able to access our club development workshop streams which will start week commencing the 23rd November and will be available live at the days and times below. They will also view as a recording the following day. Each stream will consist of 3 – 4 sessions with a session delivered each week.

Further details about each stream are available on the booking form.

  1. How can your club use the RYA’s development model to help ensure a positive future for your club and members?
  2. How can your club successfully recruit and manage your team of volunteers?
  3. How can your club keep members supported and satisfied to reduce churn? ·      
  4. Why a diverse membership matters and how to use a person-centred approach to deliver a great experience to a wider audience?
  5. How can your club promote itself to potential new members?
  6. How can you minimise the impact of club activities on the environment?
  7. How can your engagement with the local community enable you to explore your full potential creating impact through the power of sport?
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The full agenda is available here

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