CASH Conference held at Nova Scotia Sports Hall of fame

The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame hosted the 2015 Canadian Association for Sport Heritage (CASH) national conference in Halifax, June 10-12.

The conference, which takes place every two years, was co-hosted by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

The 2015 conference welcomed representatives from sport heritage organizations, sport governing bodies and other heritage organizations from across the country, including delegates from Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame, Skate Canada, Library and Archives Canada and many more.

There was also a strong representation from the Maritime Provinces, with delegates from many local organizations such as the Colchester County Sport Hall of Fame, the Pictou County Sport Heritage Hall of Fame and the Maritime Motorsports Hall of Fame.

The conference kicked off on Wednesday, June 10, with an education presentation, special visit and reception at the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in the Scotiabank Centre. Two days of sessions followed on June 11 and 12 at the Westin Nova Scotian. Sessions covered topics such as strategic board recruitment, the induction process, and new technology. A variety of speakers presented the sessions, including special guests from the Association of Nova Scotia Museums, Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon and the Heart & Stroke 60 Minute Kids Club.

The CASH annual general meeting took place during the conference on Thursday, June 11.

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