2010 LegaciesNow works in partnership with community-based organizations to develop and support participants and athletes from Playground to Podium, and to develop vibrant volunteer sectors, healthy and active communities and diverse arts and cultural activities.
The CSTA's mission is to increase capacity and competitiveness of communities across Canada in hosting sporting events. Some of the key objectives include:
The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) is the CSTA's counterpart in the United States. The NASC is the primary network for communication and information sharing on all topics relating to the sports event industry.
Sport BC, as a federation of sport organizations, provides leadership, direction and support to foster the growth and development of amateur sport in British Columbia. Sport BC advocates a collective position for amateur sport in British Columbia on key cross-sport issues and provides management services to enhance the effectiveness and growth of affiliated sport organizations.
To view a list of sport associations in BC, to http://www.sport.bc.ca/Content/Membership/Membership Directory.asp
Sport Canada supports the achievement of high performance excellence and the development of the Canadian sport system to strengthen the unique contribution that sport makes to Canadian identity, culture and society.
Volunteer Vancouver is the community leader in promoting volunteerism and strengthening the volunteering sector in Vancouver.
Tourism Vancouver is one of the founding partners of BestCities.net, the world's first and only convention bureau alliance with eight partners on five continents. The BestCities.net alliance n international alliance is leading the way in developing global best practices through innovation, knowledge exchange, professional development and client servicing in the meetings and events industry.