International Sports Heritage Association – 46th Annual Conference
“Museums Embracing Emerging Technologies”
September 26 – 28, 2016
Calgary, AB, Canada
The 2016 Annual ISHA Conference is a three-day event filled with learning and networking opportunities for the sports heritage world. This 46th edition of the event, “Museums Embracing Emerging Technologies”, focuses on innovation and interactivity in the museum experience, and will be hosted by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, in Calgary, AB. From September 26 through 28, expert speaker sessions will bring participants up-to-date on topics such as virtual learning and content, visitor experience data, mobile marketing and virtual reality, exhibit architecture, and online collections. Delegates will also take part in social events, including an evening of cocktails and dinner at The Military Museums.
Register today! Grants are available.
Post Conference Tour – Explore Banff Township
Post conference, delegates have the option to tour the beautiful mountain town of Banff and experience the Canadian Rockies. The tour fee is $40 USD.
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is an international award-winning facility with over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park, site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, it features 12 interactive galleries and a vast artifact collection. With 52 hands-on interactive exhibits like shadow boxing, wheelchair racing, rowing and 3D hockey, there’s something fun, educational and inspiring for everyone. It is a place of honour for the 605 inducted sport legends and the 65 sports they represent. Our mission is to share the stories of our inducted Honoured Members so that we can inspire all Canadians to be the best they can be in all aspects of life.