Registration


2017 Registration Fees

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Registration

Classification

Early Bird – by 13 Oct 2017

Standard

Full Registration Member Current PCOA Member $850 $1100
Full Registration Non-Member* Non PCOA Member whose core responsibility is the coordinator and/or management of conferences, meetings and events including directors/owners, in-house, conference and event management educators. Not for profit organisations and Convention Bureau’s. $1150 $1400
Full Registration
PCOA Business Partner
Current PCOA Business Partner (Limit of two (2) per Business Partner) $1400 $1650
Full Registration Supplier/Venue Suppliers and Venue staff in the events sector $2000 $2250
Day Registration Member Current PCOA Member $630 $880
Day Registration Non-Member Non-PCOA Member  whose core responsibility is the coordinator and/or management of conferences, meetings and events including directors/owners, in-house, conference and event management educators. Not for profit organisations and Convention Bureau’s. $750 $990
Workshop Registration – Full Registration Delegates Only (Cost is per workshop) PCOA Members, Non-Members, Business Partners, Supplier/Venue  $33 $33
Workshop Only Registration (Cost per workshop) PCOA Members, Non-Members, Business Partners, Supplier/Venue  $220 $220
Welcome Reception Ticket (Members, Exhibitors & Full Registration only) Guest Ticket  $145 $145

*Non-Member registration includes 1 year’s membership to the Association for eligible PCO’s and In house Event Managers.

Full Registration Includes:

  • Attendance at all conference sessions and keynote presentations
  • Welcome Function on Sunday 26 November 2017
  • Networking Function on Monday 27 November 2017
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunch as per the program
  • Conference materials including name badge, conference handbook and conference satchel
  • Access to the trade exhibition
  • Access to presenter podcasts following the conference

Day Registration Includes:

  • Conference sessions and keynote presentation for the selected day of attendance
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunch as per the program
  • Conference materials including name badge, conference handbook and conference satchel
  • Access to the trade exhibition
  • Access to presenter podcasts following the conference
  • The Welcome Function and other social functions are NOT included.  Tickets can be purchased through the registration form for the welcome function only.

SIG Meetings
The In-house and Owner/Directors SIG Meetings will be held on Sunday 26 November 2017 and are included for full delegates who hold these positions.

Conference Workshops
The conference workshops will be held on Sunday 26 November 2017 and are an additional cost of $33.00 per workshop.  Workshop numbers are limited.

Welcome Function
The Welcome Function (included in full registration) will be held on Sunday 26 November 2017  in the exhibition area at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.  Additional tickets can be purchased from the registration page at $145 each.

Networking Function
The Networking Function (included in full registration only) will be held on Monday 27 November 2017  at Sea World from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.  Additional tickets cannot be purchased for this function.

Early Registration
A discount is available for registrations received and paid before the 13 October 2017. Any registrations not paid by that date will be re-invoiced at the standard rate.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
The PCO Association understands that circumstances can change. At any point prior to the event you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge.

A full refund less a $150 service fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before Monday 30 October 2017. Registration cancellation received between the Tuesday 31 October and Thursday 9 November 2017 will receive a 50% refund on the registration fees. No refunds will be issued on or after Friday 10 November 2017.

Non-payment does not constitute cancellation.

Accommodation Cancellation
All accommodation bookings will be subject to the individual hotel cancellation policy. Please contact the PCO Association for the hotel cancellation policy.

Payments
Once registration is received a confirmation email and tax invoice will be issued. Any accounts must be paid in full 7 days from the invoice date or 10 business days before the conference start date, whichever comes first. The organisers reserve right, without notification, to cancel outstanding accounts anytime after 7 days from date of tax invoice being sent.

If payment is not received prior to the conference, access will be granted only after full payment is made via credit card or cash.

Insurance
It is strongly recommended that delegates have insurance to cover medical, travel, and registration expenses.

Disclaimer
The conference organisers reserve the right to change activities, topics and presenters where necessary. “The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation of the conference where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term “Force Majeure” means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, natural disasters, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the conference despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause.

Privacy Policy
By completing this registration form, you acknowledge that the details supplied by you may be made available to the PCO Association Inc, the venue and accommodation providers (for the purposes of room bookings and conference options only).