The Connect Conference

Recreation Manitoba hosts an Annual Recreation Conference. This year’s conference marks our 27th annual conference and it will take place March 13-15, 2024 at the Hockey for All Centre. Our Connect Conference is part of Recreation Manitoba's investment in the development of recreation and parks practitioners and volunteers in Manitoba. It is designed to help our attendees grow their skills and knowledge through sharing your energy, passion and ideas. There are many unique opportunities for your business to be involved with the 2024 Connect Conference. View our sponsorship package below for more details. 

Conference Details

Date: March 13-15, 2024

Location: hockey for all centre; 3969 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3K 1W4

Connect 2024 Trade Show will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2024.  

Conference Theme: Serious About Play

In recreation play means serious business, representing economic opportunities, health promotion, and community. As we connect in 2024 you'll get to experience the elements that make play so impactful in the recreation and leisure sector.

To secure your sponsorship opportunity, please contact us today!

Sponsorship Package 2024 

    Why Be A Sponsor?

    The success of the Connect Conference is not possible without the commitment of our sponsors, partners and supporters. We are confident you will find the right fit within our opportunities to connect with Manitoba leaders in recreation and leisure.


    Who Attends?

    This conference brings together delegates and speakers from different sectors to discuss and share current and innovative topics, unique partnerships and promising practices. Over 200 delegates from across Manitoba representing:

    • Recreation and sport organizations
    • Municipalities
    • Community Agencies & Non Profits
    • Health Organizations
    • University and Colleges
    • Recreation and Parks facilities
    • Urban Planning & Landscape Architecture Firms
    • Long-term Care Facilities
    • Adult Day Programs


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