Promotion and Increasing Participation in Orienteering

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Promotion and Increasing Participation in Orienteering

By Finn Van Gelderen

When and where

Date and time

Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:00 - 17:00 GMT


Maldron Hotel Portlaoise Abbeyleix Road Portlaoise Ireland

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A one day seminar of promotion of orienteering covering the following topics:

  • The role of the PRO
  • Social Media and how use it effectively
  • Other ways of reaching your audience (that is not social media)
  • Cost effective advertising and marketing tools.
  • What the target market for orienteering is and getting new members (for example families and adventure racers)
  • National strategy and available resources to clubs

The seminar will be a combination of lecture, discussion, exercises and examples.
It will be an opportunity to both learn and to share experiences of promoting the sport.
There will be press & media packs available for all attendees.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Una May, Director of Participation and Ethics, Irish Sports Council.
  • Adrian Carmody, Director - Training Point (Social Media & PR)

The course will run from 10am - 5pm. Registration and coffee 9:30am.

This event is only for members of affiliated IOA Orienteering Clubs.

About the organiser

Organised by
Finn Van Gelderen