Social Program

Ticket Purchases

Ticket Sales Have Now Concluded for all Social Functions for the MEA National Conference 2017

Welcome Reception

Date: 30 April 2017
Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Venue: National Maritime Museum
Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
Dress Code: Business Casual

Just a short fifteen minute walk from the ICC Sydney, the Welcome Reception is being hosted by the Australian National Maritime Museum in the fabulous Yots & Waterside Rooms. You will have chance to connect with old friends and meet new faces while enjoying a custom menu by Laissez-Faire catering and taking in some of Australia’s historic ships.

*Additional tickets:  $121 per person

The opening social event provides delegates with an opportunity to start networking with everyone in the events community in Australia.

Casual Night

Date: 1 May 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: Argyle Centre
Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
Dress Code: Casual

Calling all Senoritas and Señors, our casual night is hosted by Rockpool Dining Group at the Argyle Centre.  This is the night to take a break from the days sessions and brainstorm a few ideas while you enjoy a Tex Mex flair so bring your sombrero and appetite for fun.

*Additional tickets:  $121 per person

Designed to have some fun, this event allows delegates to socialise, mingle, chill out or party.

Gala Awards Dinner

Date: 2 May 2017
Time: 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Venue: ICC Sydney, Grand Ballroom
Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
Dress Code: Black Tie
Theme: Masque

At this night of nights, will you recognise who is there??  Come wearing your best mask and make it a night of mystery.

The highlight of the MEA social calendar, this prestigious dinner will be held in the ICC Sydney’s spectacular ballroom that overlooking Sydney’s skyline.  The dinner and Awards recognise and celebrate the successes of our industry and those who have been judged to have excelled in the delivery of events.

*Additional tickets:  $195 per person

*To book additional tickets, please complete the Addition Tickets Section of the registration form.

Club MEA

The place to go after the social events if you still have more talking to do!
A variety of Sydney venues will play host to Club MEA on each night during the Conference – details are below:

After the Welcome Reception
Date: 30 April 2017
Time: 2030 til late
Venue: The Port, Harbourside Shopping Centre, 2-10 Darling Dr

Just a quick walk from the Museum to the Harbourside Shopping Centre, The Port is putting on a great evening with entertainment and some very special offers for MEA delegates.

After the Casual Night
Date: 01 May 2017
Time: 2200 til late
Venue: Tokio Bar, Home, Cockle Bay

You can get the boat transfer back from Circular Quay or make your own way but do make sure you pop in. Tokio Hotel will be offering some MEA specials for extra fun.

After the Gala Awards Dinner
Date: 2 May 2017
Time: 2330 til late
Venue: The Watershed Hotel, Harbourside Shopping Centre, 198 Harbourside Shopping Centre

For the final Club MEA just step outside the ICC Sydney to go to The Watershed Hotel. Our host is generously offering the first drink on the house so don’t miss this one.

BridgeClimb Sydney

To Book please CLICK HERE ( https://secure.bridgeclimb.com/book/climbs/?agentrefer=99507971&PROMO=DB_MEAREBOOT17 ).  Please note that the reduced rate will be visible on the second page of the booking portal after you select the number of people, date and type of Climb. You will need to click on ‘Book Now’ and the rate will appear on the next page.

Registrations are open. Contact us to register your interest