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National Club Development Conference 2017 PDF Print E-mail



"Growing and developing your club"

Bowls Scotland will be hosting its third National Development Conference on Sunday 26th February 2017 at the GTG Conference Centre in Glasgow. 

(Buy your tickets here: https://bowls-scotland-conference-2017.eventbrite.co.uk)

This year’s theme will be Club Development and we are delighted to have secured a fantastic line up of speakers for the day. Topics covered within the workshops include:

-       Hints and tips on how to develop clubs in local communities

-       Relevant and up to date information on club governance and structure

-       Effective Committee’s

-       Examples of good practice from Clubs and Bowls Scotland Development Officers

Keynote Address: Club Committees: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly? (Kevin Fish)

Workshops

Workshop 1- Step by Step- To Great Club Governance: Kevin Fish
- this will be a continuation from the Keynote Address providing a prac
tical session andfurther insight.

Workshop 2- More Than A Bowls Club: Svend Elkjaer (Sports Marketing Network)

Workshop 3-Been there, done that: The 3 R’s of Club Support:  Bowls Scotland Regional Development Officers & Guests

Find out more about all workshops here:
http://www.bowlsscotland.com/coaching/coaching-conference/workshop-sessions-2016
Find out more about the speakers here: http://www.bowlsscotland.com/coaching/coaching-conference/speaker-biographies



Schedule:

10:00-10:45

Registration

10:45-10:55

Welcome

10:55-11:40

Keynote Address

11:40-12:00

BREAK

12:00-13:30

First Workshop

13:30-14:15

LUNCH

14:20-15:50

Second Workshop

15:50- 16:00

BREAK

16:00

CLOSE

Registration will commence at 10:00am and the day will close at 4.30pm

NB:   Places within the workshops will be strictly limited; therefore you must ensure you select the workshops you would like to attend at the time of booking. We anticipate some of the workshops will be extremely popular and can only guarantee a place where there are spaces available at the time of booking.

Ticket prices are as follows:

**Early-bird extended until midnight on 31st January

Members - £10

Non-members - £15

**Bookings made after the 31st of January:

All tickets £25

**TICKET SALES ENDS AT 1PM on 18th FEBRUARY**

 

Please note that although sales end on the 18th of February we anticipate that this event will sell out in advance of that date, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Places can be booked online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through Eventbrite : https://bowls-scotland-conference-2017.eventbrite.co.uk


Sign Interpreters 
We have organised for sign interpreters to be present at the Conference for the Keynote Address and during Workshops where required. 


Directions

GTG Conference Centre, 1330 South Street, Glasgow, G14 0BJ

Directions to GTG Glasgow

Parking

Free on-site parking is available at GTG Glasgow.  Additional parking is available in surrounding streets.

Train

The nearest train station is Scotsounhill which is a 10 minute walk away from GTG. (Trains run from Glasgow Central to Scotstounhill)

Bus

From Hope Street you can get the following buses: No. 9, No.42 , No. 62 First Glasgow Service to Dumbarton Road and GTG is a 6 minute walk from there.

By Car

Eastbound

Leave M8 at Junction 25 (Clyde Tunnel) and merge with the A739. Continue on A739, entering Clyde Tunnel and staying in left lane. On exiting Clyde Tunnel, take immediate left slip road signposted Whiteinch, Turn left onto Dumbarton Road and then take second left on to Squire Street. Continue to the end of Squire Street, take a right onto South Street and continue for 1 mile. GTG is on the right hand side. 

Westbound

Leave M8 at Junction 19 and take Exit A814 (Clydebank/SECC) At traffic lights, take first right onto Stobcross Street/ A814. Continue on this road for approx. 2 miles and then take exit for Whiteinch/Broomhill. At roundabout take first exit on to Sawmill Road and then take a right onto South Street. Continue on South Street for approx 1.5 miles and GTG will be on the right hand side.