REGISTRATION

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Evolve is the largest annual national three-day conference for the business events industry where delegates engage, learn and network with peers across the community. With an expected audience of over 700 Australian event professionals, Evolve 2020 will feature high quality international and local speakers in plenary and track sessions.  Evolve will also host the MEA National Awards dinner and a dedicated networking space that will be home to exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest in events.

Please see ticket prices below or click on register now

Registration Fees *

Early Registration – from 1 July 2019

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

Late Registration – from 3 February 2020

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)
Student Rate ** (no dinner)
$770

All fees include GST

Registration Fees *

Ultra Early Registration – up to 30 June 2019

Members
$1,100

Late Registration – from 1 July 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)
Student Rate ** (no dinner)
$770

All fees include GST

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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 Teigan Hembling,  Education and Events Coordinator at email: thembling@mea.org.au

 

The following charges will apply for cancellations:

Before 6 January 2020 full refund less $110 administration fee will be charged.
From 7 January to 1 March 2020 full refund less $250 administration fee will be charged.

After 1 March 2020, 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.

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