Level Playing Field will host its first-ever National Forum at Stadium MK, Milton Keynes.

The event, bringing together stakeholders from across the game with disabled fans from England and Wales, will be held on Monday 4 November 2019.

The National Forum is open to all members of the sporting community and aims to continue bringing people together creating beneficial networks and partnerships between fans, disabled supporters association, clubs and governing bodies.

The conference will provide an opportunity for panel discussions and questions, key notes speakers, along with break-out sessions to break down key areas.

Tony TaylorTony Taylor, the Chair of Level Playing Field, said, “We are very excited to launch our first National Forum. Over the years we have seen our regional forums grow and expand and the feedback has been extremely positive. Fans, Clubs and DSAs have had the opportunity to share and discuss best practice and common themes to improve the match day experience of disabled fans."

"We at Level Playing Field believe working together to achieve greater standards of access and inclusion is an important part of achieving our vision and the vision of many; A world in which all disabled fans can freely access and enjoy live sporting events”, added Tony.

Owain Davies, Chief Executive of Level Playing Field, said, "The opportunity to share best practice and to listen to disabled fans about their matchday experience is fundamental in improving access and inclusion. The forum will provide an opportunity to hear what clubs and DSAs are doing well whilst also hearing of challenges that fans experience when attending live matches”.

This National Forum is an opportunity to see what’s going on across England and Wales, and to build a network and share best practice.

If you are interested in attending the Level Playing Field National Forum, please download and complete the National Forum registration form here, and return to LPF Fans Liaison Officer Liam Bird at [email protected].

For more information, please visit the Level Playing Field website here.

Published 11/09/2019