Network with Industry Professionals

The 2019 Industry Networking Events are included in the Conference Registrations.
Additional social function tickets are also available.


Networking events that fall on the days you are registered are included in your registration.

Tuesday 19 November

Welcome Drinks and Networking Event

With its cascading greenery, modern
design, and fresh seasonal menu,
Garden Kitchen & Bar has all the
ingredients for an incredible welcome
reception and networking experience
you won’t forget.

The first networking
event for the 2019 AAA National
Conference at the Gold Coast will be
one not to miss. Indoor and outdoor
exclusive use of the Garden Kitchen
and Bar we look forward to welcoming
all delegates, partners and exhibitors to
the event.



Wednesday 20 November

AAA National Airport Industry Awards and Gala Dinner

The AAA National Airport Industry Awards acknowledge organisations and individuals achieving excellence within Australia’s airport industry. The Gala Dinner will provide the perfect platform at which to present these prestigious awards and celebrate the success of the recipients and the success of the 2018 Conference. There are seven opportunities to sponsor awards at this exclusive event.

» Special Guest MC: Paul McDermott

Paul McDermott has remained
at the forefront of the Australian
entertainment industry since the Doug
Anthony All Stars stormed to national
and international success in the 1980s.
Since then this immensely popular
entertainer and artist has proven to be
one of the most versatile in Australian

His career spans writing and
presenting national radio and
television programs. In the comedy
arena he has performed sell out
shows in Melbourne, Adelaide,
Montreal and Edinburgh to both
public and critical acclaim. In recent
years Paul has distinguished himself
in the arena of film, and is also an
accomplished artist. Paul McDermott
is without doubt one of the most
successful and popular performing
artists Australia has ever produced.

Thursday 21 November

Thursday Night Networking Event

The final evening function of the Conference will allow delegates to relax and network.

It could be the back streets of
Thailand, Barcelona or New York City
but it is right in Miami on the Gold
Coast. Marketta Street Food, a laneway
dining experience with 25 food vendors
of all nationalities in the one space,
take your entree from Spain, your
main from Thailand and sweets from

You will experience the recently
opened Gin Bar and then be invited to
select from a range of locally brewed
craft beers, uniquely selected boutique
wines, hand crafted cocktails and
street food from every corner of the
globe, all under one roof to the sounds of a retro vinyl DJ.


Networking Partner