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Trevor Smith

Trevor Smith

Consultant Curator
Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Trevor Smith is a Consultant Curator to the Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum, which has designed and developed a ground-breaking interactive gallery called the Activation Zone which uses digital and mechanical applications to promote positive engagement in physical activity.

As owner and Managing Director of Sportsmith Ltd, a private consultancy, Trevor specialises in promoting the wide and varied benefits of engagement with sport and physical activity and developing initiatives to encourage more people to be more active more often. With a Diploma in Leisure Management, he has over 35 years of successful experience managing and coordinating public sector sports and leisure services departments, national and local voluntary sector delivery teams and private sector organisations to design, develop and deliver community engagement, participation and sports development programmes across the world.

His work has included programme and training delivery in the education, leisure services, community services, youth services and culture and heritage sectors in Europe, Africa and Asia. This has included designing and delivering major event legacy participation programmes and government strategies for sports development, physical education, physical activity and health promotion.

Trevor is Vice Chair and Trustee of the International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA) and a Board member for other UK and overseas sport and physical activity organisations.

MuseumNext Digital Exhibitions Summit
Tuesday, 6th December 2022

3-2-1 Let’s Get Active

Showcasing the ground-breaking Activation Zone at the Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum. This gallery uses bespoke digital and mechanical interactives to help visitors create a personal physical literacy profile before recommending physical activities that might suit, and then signposting them to clubs and providers across the country. This is part of Qatar’s National Physical Literacy Journey, led by the Museum in partnership with the International Physical Literacy Association, UNESCO, the Qatar Olympic Committee and the Ministries of Public Health and Education. Its aim is to activate the inspiration of the museum collection and promote personal engagement in physical activity.

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Trevor Smith