Coaching Association of Canada

2023 Petro-Canada™ Sport Leadership sportif conference

November 2 – 3, 2023 – Calgary, Alberta

The Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference (#SLS23) is Canada’s largest conference for coaches, researchers, sport executives, and administrators. It consists of learning, professional development, and networking with the top minds and leaders of the Canadian sport, business, and education communities. We are excited to welcome delegates from across the country to join us from November 2 – 3 at the Westin Calgary Hotel.

Conference Objectives

The conference will strengthen leadership in the Canadian sport system with the following objectives:
•    Educate delegates through collaborative and quality breakout sessions with tangible take-away skills; 
•    Inspire delegates with topical and respected keynote speakers; 
•    Unite colleagues from sport organizations and energize and broaden potential networks of interest; and
•    Recognize and celebrate Canada’s top coaches at the Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala.

For more information, please contact


Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities? 

The CAC provides sponsorship opportunities in 4 categories:


  • Goal: To be recognized as a supporter of learning and skill development within the sport industry.
  • Examples: Plenary and breakout sessions.


  • Goal: To create a memorable opportunity for members of the sport industry to interact with your brand and each other.
  • Examples : Welcome Reception, Coaches Lounge, Conference Recess, Awards Gala –After-party, coffee break stations. 


  • Goal: To demonstrate the value offering of your company to stakeholders and potential new clients in the sport industry. 
  • Examples: Tradeshow booth, onsite contest.


  • Goal: To increase recognition and knowledge of your brand within the sport industry.
  • Examples: Conference wifi, social media contest, virtual delegate bag, simultaneous translation.

For more information on sponsorship opprotunities, please contact Evelyn Anderson at


Thank you to our SLS23 partners!


Thank you to our Awards and Trophy provider:

Globe Awards & Promotions