Introduction, The World Conference on Sport for All is organised under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee, in cooperation with the World Health Organization and SportAccord (Beijing Municipal Government).
The World Conference on Sport for All has since its formation been dedicated to promoting broad dissemination of the sport for all philosophy globally; pursuing the promotion of health, fitness and well-being and the harmonious development between mind and body and between men and nature by motivating, inspiring and encouraging more people to participate in sports activities. This is a direct and effective way to carry forward the Olympic spirit. In April 2010, the IOC Executive Board granted right to host the 14th World Conference on Sport for All to Beijing. The Conference will be held from September 20–23 2011.
Hosted by the Chinese Olympic Committee and the Beijing Municipal Government the Conference will be organised by the Beijing Olympic City Development Association (BODA). Holding the 14th World Conference on Sport for All in the most populous country, China, and in the youngest Olympic City, Beijing, will greatly enrich the meaning of sport for all and present a new opportunity and driving force for sustainable development of the global sport for all movement.
Beijing will ensure completely free and smooth exchange among all participants in an atmosphere of friendship and equality by providing an ideal platform for exchange of ideas and experience on sport for all. Beijing will provide efficient and high-quality services to ensure availability of first-class meeting, accommodation and transport facilities to the participants and enable you to fully realize the goals of participation. Beijing will ensure that all guests will receive the warmest welcome and hospitality, with a wonderful impression on your trip to Beijing, China.
After having successfully hosted the 2008 Olympic Games, China and Beijing are looking forward to joining hands with our friends from all over the world under the Olympic flag to turn the 14th World Conference on Sport for All into an unforgettable-ever conference, make a new contribution to the burgeoning development of sport for all movement worldwide, and add more brilliant splendor to the Olympic Movement!