Venue Webinars

The LTA is hosting a series of support webinars that could help you manage, develop and grow your tennis venue and get more people playing tennis.

You can use these pages to access upcoming webinars and recordings of previous webinars.

How to book?

Click into your area/s of interest below, find a date that suits you, and click on the link titled 'Click here to register'. This will take you to a Zoom registration form.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Introduction to Active Together Crowdfunding Introduction to Active Together Crowdfunding addremove

The Active Together programme, in partnership with Sport England, is giving sports clubs and community groups the skills and support they need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. This FREE online workshop, delivered by the Active together Team will show you how crowdfunding can be an effective way to raise funds.

See how Manor Park Sports Club raised £25k through Active Together Crowdfunding - got to the Finance and Funding section in the webinar archive below!

For your next Active Together Webinar click here

(Please note that some webinars are region or sport-specific)

easyfundraising - free funding for your club easyfundraising - free funding for your club addremove

easyfundraising is a simple way to generate additional income for your club and will be particularly useful in the coming months when lots of players, parents and supporters will be shopping online anyway.

Whether you have already introduced easyfundraising to your club or you are looking for new ways to diversify your income, this session will give you all the information you need to ensure you don’t miss out on free funds this year.

It’s estimated that we will spend £6 billion as a nation on the Black Friday sales alone, so join us to get your club's share!

Wednesday 3 November 2021 – 19.30-20.30

Click here to register

Wednesday 1 December 2021 – 19.30-20.30

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Tuesday 11 January – 19.30-20.30

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Good Governance - understanding GDPR Good Governance - understanding GDPR addremove

Still not sure whether you are GDPR compliant? Join Brabners LLP, our legal helpline specialists for this webinar on how you can make sure your club doesn't fall foul of these regulations.

Tuesday 7 December 2021 – 18.00  

Registration link coming soon

 

Webinar Archive

 LTA National Marketing Campaigns

LTA Summer Campaign - U in? LTA Summer Campaign - U in? addremove

Find out the latest on the new LTA Summer campaign - U in? We will aim to ensure you all have an understanding of what the campaign is, how we aim to build on the Play you Way banner throughout the summer and capitalise on this national promotion of tennis; converting interest into bookings, players and members as well as supporting the future of tennis.

Download the LTA Summer Campaign - U in? presentation

LTA Youth - Level up campaign LTA Youth - Level up campaign addremove

Find out the latest on the new LTA Youth programme. We will aim to ensure you all have an understanding of what the programme is, how we aim to promote LTA Youth and how you can benefit from this national promotion, converting enquiries into bookings, players and members as well as supporting the future of tennis.

LTA Youth - Level up campaign 2021

Find out more via our FAQs page.

 

Finance and Funding

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has implemented a variety of measures to support UK businesses and self-employed individuals.

This webinar aims to give a simple overview of each of these measures in order to ensure that as a LTA registered venue you are tapping into the range of business support measures available to you.

Club Forum Presentation - Covid Financial Support

Covid-19 Government Financial Suport- Brabners LLP Summary Guide

How Manor Park Sports Club raised £25k through Crowdfunding How Manor Park Sports Club raised £25k through Crowdfunding addremove

 

Facility Development

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This webinar aims to give an overview of the options available for covering tennis courts, how to plan and manage the project and how to operate once the facility is in place. It will also explain the LTA Quick Access Loan scheme and explore other funding sources.

Low cost indoor structures webinar

Advice on court surfaces Advice on court surfaces addremove

The webinar provided guidance on court surfaces with a focus on Artificial Clay and Artificial Grass. 

Download the Advice on Court Surfaces presentation

Floodlighting courts Floodlighting courts addremove

The LTA Property Team talked through the costs and options for floodlighting courts, how to approach your project and planning advice.

Download the Floodlighting Courts presentation

Quick Access Loans Quick Access Loans addremove

The webinar covered the LTAs Quick Access Loan scheme, including priorities for investment, funding criteria and the application and assessment process.

Download the Quick Access Loans presentation

Floodlighting courts Floodlighting courts addremove

The LTA Property Team talked through the costs and options for floodlighting courts, how to approach your project and planning advice.

Download the Floodlighting Courts presentation

Quick Access Loans Quick Access Loans addremove

The webinar covered the LTAs Quick Access Loan scheme, including priorities for investment, funding criteria and the application and assessment process.

Download the Quick Access Loans presentation

 

Membership Growth and Retention

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Updated for 2020, a chance to revisit the growing your membership club forum from last year. Over 850 clubs have now taken advantage of a local profile report in order to understand more about their members, understand their catchment and potential, enabling them to build successful recruitment campaigns. 

Webinar recordings coming soon

Membership Retention - seize the moment! Membership Retention - seize the moment! addremove

Given the influx of new members and players to the sport during the Covid19 pandemic now is a great time to be focusing on your clubs’ retention strategies. This webinar will show you why you should focus on retention; share some simple tools to start measuring your attrition rates and support you with your future plans around keeping your members and visitors happy. 

Webinar recordings coming soon

 

Club Marketing

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The final webinar in the marketing series partnership with Deloitte will focus on supporting your club to use social media channels (e.g. Facebook, Google SEO) to create and manage a digital marketing campaigns and track effectiveness and ROI.  

Club Forum Presentation - Creating a Digital Marketing Campaign

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In partnership with Deloitte this webinar will give you an overview of the most effective social media channels available for digital marketing. In addition, how you can identify which channel(s) are most appropriate to attract certain a customer group(s) on and some simple do’s and don’ts for effective social media marketing.

Club Forum Presentation - Social Media Marketing

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In partnership with Deloitte this webinar will give you an overview of the most effective social media channels available for digital marketing. In addition, how you can identify which channel(s) are most appropriate to attract certain a customer group(s) on and some simple do’s and don’ts for effective social media marketing.

Club Forum Presentation - Social Media Marketing

 

Club Utilisation and Programming

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From calculating your own court utilisation through to building an effective programme, this webinar will give you some top tips to help you review the quality of your own programme to ensure it meets the needs of your members as well as the wider community.  

Webinar recordings coming soon

 

Club Governance

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An effective strategic plan should be at the heart of any well run sports club. This webinar aims to set out what constitutes an effective plan, its value, function and who should be involved in the process. We will give you a simple framework to start building out your own plan towards a healthy future.

Webinar recordings coming soon

 

Padel Development

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A series of one hour practically focussed webinars hosted by Tom Murray Head of Padel.

Padel Development Plan

Adding padel tennis courts at your venue Adding padel tennis courts at your venue addremove

Delivered by the LTA Property and Padel teams, the webinar will cover the benefits of Padel tennis, the cost of installing courts, the potential financial returns and how to approach your project.

 

Play and Compete

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The LTA is introducing the ITF World Tennis Number – a brand new, inclusive and modern rating system for all players in Britain which will replace the LTA Rating System in spring 2021. This webinar introduces you to the ITF World Tennis Number, providing further detail around the principles and the practicalities of how the number can be introduced and used at your venue.

Find out more about the ITF World tennis Number

Briefing video

 

Partners

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In addition to LTA led webinars, we are working closely with the TIA UK as part of our partnership with the tennis trade body. The TIA UK’s annual ‘Business of Tennis Forum’ is this year being converted into a series of webinars - aimed at larger clubs but will be of interest to all clubs. The topics focus on some key business issues affecting clubs, illustrate best practice and how clubs can maximise opportunities to grow and increase revenue.

Further information can be found on the TIA UK’s website.