EEAA 2019 Leaders Forum and Conference

When5 - 6 June 2019
Website o-tix.com
Event Type Consumer

5-6 June 2019
Melbourne

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is pleased to announce that our flagship events- the Leaders Forum, Global Exhibitions Day Dinner Conference and Annual General Meeting and Reception- will be held in Melbourne from 5-6 June 2019 this year. The two-day program will coincide with 2019 Global Exhibitions Day, 5 June.

5 JUNE, DAY 1: EEAA 2019 LEADERS FORUM & 2019 GLOBAL EXHIBITIONS DAY DINNER

Each year, the EEAA brings together the CEOs and decision makers in the exhibition and event industry for a day of high-level professional development and networking. The EEAA Leaders Forum engages the leaders from our Organiser, Association Organiser, Venue and Supplier community in discussions that will shape the direction of the industry and provide essential business insights at the highest levels of management.

The Global Exhibitions Day dinner (#GED19) celebrates the worldwide movement that promotes the importance of the exhibition and events industry. #GED19 is an opportunity for our industry to celebrate the Power of Exhibitions and our sector’s contribution to the economy.

DAY 1 DETAILS
Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2019
Time: 8.30am – 5.00pm (Leaders Forum)
6.30pm – 10.00pm (Global Exhibitions Day Dinner)
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
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6 JUNE, DAY 2: EEAA 2019 CONFERENCE & 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND RECEPTION

The EEAA Conference content will include keynote sessions as well as specialist clinics for Organisers, Association Organisers, Venues and Suppliers in the business events industry. EEAA Members from all sectors, States and New Zealand will gather for this full day event packed with learning and networking opportunities.

The Conference will comprise six specialist clinics covering practical learning opportunities for participants. These will be delivered by specialists in each of the key areas of marketing, operations, sales and business development, crisis management and event tech and maximising ROI.

Following the Conference is the official Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association. It will also include the presentation of certificates to Gold and Platinum Partners and be followed by networking drinks. Members must register for both the AGM and the Networking Drinks.

DAY 2 DETAILS
Date: Thursday, 6 June 2019
Time: 8.30am – 5.00pm (Conference)
5.00pm - 5.30pm (AGM registration and voting)
5.30pm - 6.45pm (AGM)
6:45pm - 8:00pm (Reception)
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
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6 JUNE, DAY 2: EEAA YOUNG STARS MEET-UP WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS

The EEAA and Young Stars Committee is giving emerging leaders the opportunity to meet with one of our industry champions at an informal "Meet-up" over dinner.

Regine Vandenberg, Executive Director of Exhibitions & Events Australia will share her story within the industry as well as her insights about careers in the sector - and how to succeed.

Those who have worked with Regine know of her tremendous talent as an Organiser - and we are pleased she has agreed to have dinner with our EEAA Young Stars.

The event will be held at Goldfields Cafe, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and will follow the AGM Closing Reception.

We have limited spaces available - so register now to secure your ticket.

Register now

EVENT DETAILS DAY 2: EEAA YOUNG STARS MEET-UP WITH INDUSTRY LEADER
Date: Thursday, 6 June 2019
Time: 7:15pm – 9:00pm
Location: Goldfields Café, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

WHO CAN ATTEND:

The EEAA 2019 Leaders Forum and Conference is open to EEAA Members and Non-Members. We encourage participation by a broad cross-section of business events industry professionals, stakeholders and partners to help inspire lively and thought-provoking discussion, learning and networking.

Contact EEAA for more information:
P: 02 9413 9520 | E: events@eeaa.com.au


BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION WITH QUEST NEWQUAY

As Principal Partner, Quest Apartment Hotels is offering exclusive rates for delegates to stay at Melbourne’s newest Apartment Hotel, Quest NewQuay at exclusive rates for visiting delegates. Quest NewQuay is a new apartment hotel ideal for the business traveller.

Delegates of the EEAA 2019 Leaders Forum and Conference can book accommodation at Quest NewQuay from 1 June to 10 June for these exclusive prices:

$184 per night for a studio apartment
$214 per night for a one-bedroom apartment
$294 per night for a two-bedroom apartment

Follow these steps to take advantage of these special rates:

  • Visit www.questnewquay.com.au

  • Enter your stay dates and click on ‘Enter Promo/Corporate Rate’

  • Enter EEAA2019 and click ‘Apply Discount’

For more information, click here


OUR LEADERS FORUM PRESENTERS

Click here to view the program 


OUR CONFERENCE PRESENTERS

Click here to view the program


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Interested in sponsoring the EEAA 2019 Leaders Forum and Conference?

Check out the sponsorship prospectus and contact Gretel Ambrose on p: 02 9413 9520 or e: gambrose@eeaa.com.au


GETTING TO THE MCEC

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf and overlooks the Yarra River.

To find out more about getting the venue by public transport or parking, visit the MCEC website here

View the location of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 


View the EEAA 2018 Leaders Forum photo gallery

View the EEAA 2018 Conference photo gallery