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Active Sussex Network and Conference

The Active Sussex Network brings together member organisations and local partners that deliver sport and physical activity across Sussex.

What is the Active Sussex Network?

The Active Sussex Network brings together member organisations and local partners that deliver sport and physical activity across Sussex including: local authorities, leisure trusts, national governing bodies of sport, health agencies, educational & community organisations.

Meeting twice a year, partners receive strategic policy briefings, attend themed workshops and discussions, and have the opportunity to network with colleagues from across the county.

Active Sussex Conference & AGM 2022

The Active Sussex Conference returns this September and, for the first time since pre-pandemic, it’s live! Key players from across the county will come together to learn, share and plan for a more physically active county.

Taking place on Tuesday 20th September 2022, 10am-2pm (coffee and networking from 9:15am) at The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton.

Keynote and session:

  • Climate Change in Sussex – an unequal physical inactivity challenge – Speaker: David Gent, CEO of Active Humber and board member of the Sport Environment and Climate Coalition.
  • Getting Sussex Moving – Helping to Shape the Future Active Sussex Strategy
  • Increasing physical activity for people on low incomes
  • Partner Powerplay

Spaces are limited, so secure your place by booking today!

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Active Sussex Network 2022

The Active Sussex Network is back for 2022 – with a bit of a twist!

Introducing the ‘Active Sussex Network Festival of Forums‘ which will run from Monday 28 February – Friday 4 March.

The virtual doors will be flung open to key forums and working groups, who are ready to take action. Expect engaging sessions for you to join throughout the week that will offer a chance to network, collaborate with partners, and gain valuable takeaways for you to implement into your work.

Active Sussex Network 2021

The Active Sussex Network 2021 was held virtually on Thursday 25 February, with a fantastic 214 delegates signing up to the day of sessions. The day included plenty of local and national insight, inspirational stories and energetic discussions around hot-topics and challenges to do with physical activity in Sussex.

Watch the session recordings from the Active Sussex Network 2021 here.

Active Sussex Conference & AGM 2021

The Conference provides a great opportunity to be inspired and develop new ideas through presentations, best practice, case studies, workshops and networking.

In light of the current coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, the Active Sussex Conference & AGM took place as a virtual event on Thursday 23 September 2021.

Read about the 2021 Active Sussex Conference here.

“Thank you for today’s conference. I logged in for all 6 hours that covered everything from inclusion and diversity, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ+ support and marketing, with great speakers from Sport England and Active Sussex. Amazing networking.”

Active Sussex Conference attendee

Ed Bartram

Events Officer

Ed delivers the Sussex Sports Awards, School Games programme including the Parallel Youth Games, Active Sussex Network events and Active Sussex Conference & AGM.