The inaugural Gulf Youth Sport (GYS) Expo will gather all aspects of the youth sports sector for a day of presentations and discussions on 17th September.
The event is organized in collaboration with Dubai’s official sports governing body Dubai Sports Council. According to the reports, athletes, physical education (PE) teachers, coaches, and industry experts will have the great chance to discuss their viewpoints about the future of UAE’s youth sports sector at the in-person event, which will be held at Hartland International School, Dubai.
The Gulf Youth Sport Expo will be the first of its type in the UAE and, it allows the brightest and famous talents in the sports sector to share their acquired pieces of information and experiences with young athletes and coaches to improve the Emirate’s sports sector.
The GYS Expo intends to explore solutions to improve young engagement in sport and exercise activities, as well as boost the community’s overall health and happiness index. Further, it will include sport-specific panel discussions, industry presentations or demonstrations, and an interactive exhibition zone in addition to thought-leader presentations.
At the end of the day, the Gulf Youth Sport Awards will be distributed to athletes, coaches, and teachers who are excellent in the industry, with categories ranging from Athlete of the Year to Award for Outstanding Display of Courage and Resilience.
Speaking about the event, Gulf Youth Sport – CEO Mr. Andrew Cook remarked that “We are delighted to partner with Dubai Sports Council to bring the inaugural Gulf Youth Sport Expo to life after what has been an extremely challenging 18 months for everyone associated with youth sport in the UAE. So many of our PE teachers and coaches have competed and coached at the very highest level, so their knowledge and experience are invaluable in the quest to take sport in the UAE to the next level. Sharing this knowledge with others in the community can only help the youth sports industry go from strength to strength.”
“We’ll also have several companies exhibiting at the Expo, sharing information on how their products and services can help optimize performance. Furthermore, for aspiring athletes the Expo provides an unmissable opportunity to get the inside track on the keys to success, as well as the pathways on offer to continue their pursuit of a career in sport,” Mr. Cook further added.