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AGM, Stronger Clubs Conference and National Recognition Awards

Saturday 14th March 2020

Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Rd, Eastwood, Nottingham NG16 3SS.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

British Canoeing's 40th AGM will be taking place at 10am. More information about this will be released closer to the date. 

Stronger Clubs Conference

The conference aims to bring together club officers, club coaches, event organisers and volunteers who all contribute to the growth and development of paddlesport in England. 

The day will provide the latest insights from across paddlesports to keep your club up to date, helping your volunteers to feel better informed, better equipped and even stronger together.  

Key workshop themes will include: updates on personal performance awards and the online club portal, safeguarding, the club experience, marketing your club, recruiting volunteers and the new access charter. Most importantly, the day will encourage clubs to take the opportunity to learn from each other, share best practice and develop networks.

Attendees can choose up to three workshops throughout the afternoon. 

The workshops available are:

  • She Paddles
  • Clear Access, Clear Waters
  • Talent Development
  • Developing Independent Young Paddlers
  • Developing Coaches and Leaders
  • Running a Safe Club
  • Recruiting and Retaining Members Using Social Media
  • Using the Paddle Awards to Develop Confident and Competent Paddlers
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children
  • Regional Waterways Advisors

Take a look at the conference programme by clicking here or download the PDF below.

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Volunteer and Recognition Awards

In the evening, the Annual Volunteer & Recognition Awards will be taking place from 7.30pm onwards.

The evening will consist of a host of amazing volunteers and their stories, a keynote speaker based around exploration and adventure and a three course dinner.

If you would like to attend the evening tickets cost £30. 

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Registration & Booking

To book for the conference and dinner, please click here