CLOA AGM & Members Meeting 2016

This annual event was themed around Placemaking and also featured the recently launched Sport England strategy.

Presentations for all our key note speakers and papers from the Annual General Meeting are available for download.

Location: The International Centre, Telford  Date: Tuesday 28 June 16

Speakers Notes

Thanks to ukactive for hosting our event - Steve Ward, Director welcomes delegates.

Steve Ward welcome

  • Mike Diaper, Director Community Sport, Sport England pptxpresentation on the recently launched new Strategy Towards and Active Nation 2016- 2021.
  • Tony Jameson-Allen, Co-founder & Director Sporting Memories Network pptxpresentation on their initiative to support dementia, depression and loneliness in the elderly.  
  • Jon Pywell, 2017 City Lead, Hull City Council zippresentation on the cultural programme for Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
  • Jason Jones-Hall, Head of Development, Creative Industries Federation gave pdfan address on the major contributor to placemaking made by the creative industries.

Sponsor platform – Alliance Leisure and Xn introduced themselves and profiled new products/services.

  • Tom Fairey, Business Development Manager, Alliance Leisure talked about how they are helping local authorities with underutilised space (indoor and outdoor) and developing new, engaging and commercially sustainable facilities pptxhere.
  • Paul Baker, Business Development Manager, Xn Leisure about Xn ticket a new multi-funcational, stand alone, web based ticketing solutionthat can help maximise sales and provide valuable intelligence about audiences pdfhere.
  • 1Life were unable to attend, but sent an article for delegates highlighting how they harnessed skill and innovation in Milton Keynes pdfhere.

Once delegates had heard from the speakers, they considered a number of Placemaking topics in round table discussion groups.  You can view the headlines from their deliberations regarding Belonging, Digital, Austerity and Collaboration pdfhere.Discussion group


Papers from the AGM

pdfProposed Budget for 15/16

pdfTreasurer's Statement

pdfMinutes of the AGM