3 - 6 October 2017, North West University - Potchefstroom, SA

Sports Professionalisation

South Africa’s Sport federations as well as their member organisations are currently facing major challenges such as growing competition in top-level sports, transformation of sports for inclusivity of all especially in rural sports as well as enabling the platform to be the glue that binds the nation through social cohesion.


Is your organisation in need of assistance in transformation your sporting code so that it attains the level of organisational efficiency and business-like management needed for professionalising it?


Then this conference will benefit your organisation immensely.

Sports Professionalisation - Why Attend?

To help you and your organisation:

  • • Understand what “Professionalisation of sports” is & its benefits to growing a sporting code
  • • Gain insights on how can SA’s sporting codes & federations professionalise?
  • • Understand the status of professionalisation of South African sporting codes’ landscape
  • • To critique the system in relation to the state of professionalisation of sporting codes in SA

Sports Professionalisation - What?

  • • A step by step framework of how to professionalise a SA sporting code
  • • Highlighting the winning mechanisms used by the current SA sporting codes who have professionalised.
  • • An in-depth analysis into SA’s 3 top professionalized sports
  • • A case study review of some of the sporting codes which are running leagues in SA & their advancement in professionalisation of their sporting codes

Sports Professionalisation - When?

  • DATE: Wednesday, 04 October 2017
  • TIME: 09:00 - 16h30
  • NB: Please note that attendance of workshop is by invitation.