Active Living Conference

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Active Living Conference

The ALC invites post-secondary students and educators to increase their awareness of inclusive sports & recreation programming initiatives.

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Variety Village 3701 Danforth Avenue Toronto, ON M1N 2G2 Canada

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About this event

This year’s Active Living Conference takes part in combination with the 3rd annual Active Living Tradeshow formerly the Access Expo. The inaugural expo took place in 2019 and has since seen over 2000 attendees each year with upwards of 100 exhibitors. The conference, in its 24th year, has welcomed over 4,800 students and professionals.

This popular one day event attracts students, classes, schools, leadership programs, educators, coaches, families and volunteers and now includes:

  • The Active Living Tradeshow featuring various exhibitors
  • Guest speakers
  • Sports activation challenge: try a new sport
  • Networking opportunities and resources
  • Innovation sport and recreation design projects
  • Certificate Introduction to Inclusive Participation-Level One

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Check-in/Registration
  • 10:00 -12:00 p.m. Speaker Series
  • 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch. Not included in registration. BBQ/Cafe available.
  • 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Activity Sessions and Tradeshow
  • Sledge Hockey
  • 5-a-side Soccer
  • Sitting Volleyball
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Seated Fitness
  • Curling
  • Facility Tours

TRADESHOW DETAILS

Friday, November 4: 9:00am-7:00pm

Saturday, November 5: 9:00am-2:00pm

Variety Village, 3701 Danforth Ave, Scarborough, ON. M1N 2G2

  • FREE Admission
  • FREE Parking + Accessible Parking
  • FREE Wif
  • iService Animal Area
  • Closed Captioning
  • Accessible Venue
  • ASL Interpreters

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

THE TRADESHOW

Alexandra Turnbull (she/her)

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ontario & Variety Village

Phone: (416) 699 7167 x294

Email aturnbull@varietyontario.ca

THE SUMMIT & CONFERENCE

Archie Allison (pronouns: he/him)

Director, Access & Awareness, Variety Village

Phone: (416) 699-7167 extension 236

Email: aallison@varietyontario.ca

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORSHIP

Jeff Yamaguchi (pronouns: he/him)

Phone: (416) 508 2382

Email: promedia@rogers.com

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ABOUT THE ACTIVE LIVING TRADESHOW

The 3rd annual Active Living Tradeshow merges together what was formerly the Access Expo with the Active Living Conference. The Access Expo first started in 2019 and saw over 2000 attendees each year with upwards of 100 exhibitors. In its 24th year, the Active Living Conference has welcomed over 4,800 students, young professionals and educators.

A premiere event for the disability community the free Expo offers consumers the opportunity to browse and explore vendors who provide the latest in accessible technology, products, sports and services and healthcare.

Not only will guests have the opportunity to learn and shop. The expo will also provide access to a job fair, education fair, and sports demonstrations. These demonstrations build upon what is already working for participants and exhibitors while creating new opportunities to engage, showcase, and learn. All ages and abilities are welcome to attend!

ABOUT VARIETY VILLAGE

Variety world-recognized authority providing integrated sports, life skills, and learning programs that impact lives and strengthen communities. To learn more about the facility visit www.varietyvillage.ca.