REGISTRATION

Evolve 2019 Registration Information

Evolve 2019 is the largest gathering of event organisers, PCOs, in-house event managers and special event managers from all sectors; corporate, association and government in Australia.  The Conference is also attended by Australia’s experts in event production, marketing, technology, delivery and design, it is the only conference that brings together the whole of the industry to network and exchange ideas and experiences.

Evolve 2019 will include the ‘Event Marketplace’ which will run concurrently with the sessions and will be the hub of the Conference.

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Registration Fees *

Early Registration – up to 8 January 2019

Members
$1,300
Non Members
$1,700
Corporate Registration
$1,200pp
(min investment $3,600 for 3 delegates)

Late Registration – from 9 January 2019

Members
$1,500
Non Members
$1,900
Corporate Registration
$1,400pp
(min investment $4,200 for 3 delegates)

Other Registration

Monday Day Registration
$750
Tuesday Day Registration
$750
(no multiple days)
Speaker Rate
$880
Student Rate ** (no dinner)
$770

All fees include GST

Registration Fees *

Early Registration – up to 31 December 2018

Members
$1,300
Non Members
$1,700
Corporate Registration
$1200pp
(min investment $3,600 for 3 delegates)

Late Registration – from 1 January 2019

Members
$1,500
Non Members
$1,900
Corporate Registration
$1400pp
(min investment $4,200 for 3 delegates)

Other Registration

Monday Day Registration
$750
Tuesday Day Registration
$750
(no multiple days)
Speaker Rate
$880
Student Rate ** (no dinner)
$770

All fees include GST

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SOCIAL TICKETS

Additional tickets will available for the social events via the online form

Registration Inclusions

Member, Non-Member, Speaker and Multi Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)**
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)**
  • Ticket to the National Awards Dinner (Tuesday night)**
  • Access to ClubMEA (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights)

Day Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (on day of registration)

Student Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)
  • Access to Club MEA (Sunday and Monday nights)

Registration Inclusions

Member, Non-Member, Speaker and Multi Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)**
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)**
  • Ticket to the National Awards Dinner (Tuesday night)**
  • Access to ClubMEA (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights)

Day Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (on day of registration)

Student Registration includes:

  • Access to the conference business program
  • Tea and coffee breaks and lunch (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Ticket to the welcome reception (Sunday evening)
  • Ticket to the casual night (Monday evening)
  • Access to Club MEA (Sunday and Monday nights)

*PLEASE NOTE: The online registration form requires a credit card payment at the conclusion of the form. If you do require an invoice prior to payment please contact the Secretariat (Teigan Hembling) at  thembling@mea.org.au for alternative options.

** Students must e-mail proof of student status (ID or letter from supervisor) to thembling@mea.org.au immediately after registration. If proof of student status is not sent the registration rate will be automatically moved to the non-member rate.

CPD

The MEA Conference Program attracts 30 CPD points for full attendance and 15 for a single day attendance.

Terms and Conditions

Payments

All payments must be received no later than two weeks prior to the Conference. Any unpaid social tickets or registrations will be cancelled. No invoices will be issued from three weeks prior to the Conference, all bookings must be accompanied by full upfront payment.

Access to Conference

Entry to the business sessions and social functions will be by badge or tickets only. Delegates must have their badge to gain access. There will be security checking badges throughout the venue.

Registration Cancellations

A strict cancellation policy will apply. All cancellations must be received in writing to Meetings & Events Australia to Anne-Marie Flynn, National Events and Education Manager at email: aflynn@mea.org.au.

The following charges will apply for cancellations:

Before 6 January 2019 full refund less $110 administration fee will be charged.
From 7 January to 1 March 2019 full refund less $250 administration fee will be charged.

After 1 March 2019, you will not receive a refund however a substitute will be accepted from the same organisation. This notification must be received before in writing.

All refunds will be processed after the conference.

*Corporate Registrations

Corporate registrations are being offered to allow organisations to share registrations with a number of staff members.

Badges will be printed with the company name only.

Organisations must take responsibility for managing the name badges as only one badge will be printed per each corporate registration and MEA will not be reissuing replacements.

Registrations must be made on the online corporate registration form. Single registrations cannot be converted to a Corporate.

Insurance

It is strongly recommended that participants take out insurance to cover loss (including registration fees) incurred in case of cancellation, medical expenses and damage to or loss of personal effects.

MEA and its organisers will not be responsible for any medical costs incurred by participants or accept any liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage or property belonging to conference delegates either during or as a result of attending the conference or pre-conference tours.

Here’s what delegates who attended the
MEA 2018 Conference in Adelaide said

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