Annual BASL Conference:

June 16th 2022

BASL are delighted to announce that this year’s BASL Conference will take place in the beautiful surroundings of the The Kia Oval – Surrey County Cricket Club.

Conference agenda:

Keynote Speaker: Richard Whitehead MBE

Richard’s incredible achievements include multiple World, European and Paralympic gold medals, world records and the phenomenal feat of completing 40 marathons in 40 days.

The Richard Whitehead Foundation tackles the barriers faced by people with disabilities when accessing sport and engaging in their communities.

Panel Sessions:

“Is traditional broadcasting yesterday’s news, in the brave new world of streaming? What is in the consumers interest?”

“Geopolitics in Sport: A time of virtue signalling or the time to signal virtue?”

“Are sports selling the family silver? The opportunities and pitfalls of the increasing trend for private equity investment in sport.”

“The implications of COVID-19 and beyond.”

Ticket Prices and Packages:

BASL Member: £399 plus VAT

Non-Member: £499 plus VAT

Non-Member plus 1-year’s BASL membership (includes a 10% discount applied to both the ticket and membership): £556.50 plus VAT

BASL Student Member: £120 (VAT exempt)

Non-Member Student plus 1-year’s BASL membership (includes a 10% discount applied to both the ticket and membership): £150 (VAT exempt)

Pupils / Trainees (BASL Member): £195 plus VAT

Pupils / Trainees (Non-Member): £240 plus VAT

Further information regarding panelists and topics will be announced in due course.

To register your interest or purchase tickets please email: [email protected] 

 

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