Formed in 1952, the World Leisure Organization (WLO) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization in Special Consultative Status with UN Economic and Social Council and also enjoys the highest authority in world leisure area. The World Leisure Conference, founded by WLO, is the most influential academic event of leisure. Since the first session in 1988, it has been held every two years with a-week-long conference period. The past14 sessions was held in different cities including Hangzhou, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Sao Paulo, Durban, and the 15th session will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2018.
The 2020 World Leisure Congress, themed “Leisure Makes Life Better,” aims to promote the concept of all-for-one leisure for all the year and all the people, build a famous brand and establish a pillar industry.
the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020
2020 Beijing-Pinggu World Leisure Congress “Leisure Makes Life Better”
17th-23rd October, 2020
Thematic areas for papers submission
The theme of the 2020 World Leisure Congress is “Leisure Makes Life Better.” To highlight this theme and prepare for the congress, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism and the Pinggu District Government, together with other related departments, decided to hold the China (Beijing) Leisure Conference in three consecutive years (2017-19). Focusing on the leisure industry and products, public participation and leisure cities, the conference showcases the latest business forms and products in the leisure industry and releases a number of the latest research results on the development of leisure cities and leisure industry.