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Social Functions

Engage With Friends and Industry Professionals

Social functions are included in your Corrosion & Prevention 2018 full registration.


Welcome Function and Exhibition Opening

The Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to relax, network and collaborate with friends and colleagues and establish new business relationships.  This function will be held in the exhibition area and  guests will be impressed as they enjoy quality produce and fine wines.

Adelaide Convention Centre (Exhibition Halls L&M)
Sunday 11 November
6:30 – 9:30pm
Dress Code:  Neat casual
A three hour cocktail function

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First Time Conference Attendees Function

This function will take place immediately prior to the C&P2018 Welcome Reception.  All first time delegates are encouraged to attend this event and to take this opportunity to network and meet some key industry figures.

Sunday 11 November
5.30 – 6.30pm
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre (City Room Foyer)
Dress Code:  Neat casual

by invitation only

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1st timers

Young Corrosion Group Social Evening

Under 35 or new to the industry and keen to meet other like-minded young corrosionists?

This casual networking event offers you the opportunity to make connections and re-connect with others in the industry.

Join us for drinks, music, good food and better company! Register Here!

The Young Corrosion Group  was set up to organise and run events of interest and value to young corrosionists and those new those new to the corrosion industry.  The YCG provides a platform of access to information and networks which are of benefit to personal, professional or business development.


Monday 13 November
Time: 6.30 – 9.30pm
Venue: Strathmore Hotel (Birdcage), 129 North Terrace, Adelaide
Dress Code:  Neat casual

Criteria Apply

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ACA Foundation Social Event

This is a very popular event on the Conference calendar.  Guests can enjoy themselves with deluxe beverages and premium canapes.  The DJ has a playlist to please all ages and will play your special requests.  Come along and have fun.  Catch up with friends and colleagues in a relaxed and welcoming environment.   Purchase individual or group tickets during the registration process and don’t miss out on one of the most enjoyable events at Conference.

The funds from this event will go towards:
  • Provide money for eligible scholarships, bursaries and prizes
  • Promote the education of a recipient of any scholarship bursary or prize in relation to approved courses
  • Make awards of scholarships, bursaries and prizes for reasons of merit or equity Centurions are encouraged to wear their Centurion Pin with pride to show that they support the ACA Foundation Ltd and are committed to the advancement of education for the benefit of the community

Tickets are limited – Click here to register!

Monday, 12 November
7.30 – 10.30pm
Venue – Hotel Richmond (Balcony Room), 128 Rundell Mall, Adelaide
Dress Code:  Neat Casual

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ACA Awards Dinner

The ACA Awards Dinner is one of the most highly anticipated industry social events of the year.  This year’s event will be held in the at the Adelaide Convention Centre and will feature top class entertainment, gourmet food and wine from the region and plenty of opportunities to network and collaborate with your friends and colleagues.

Tuesday 13 November
7:00pm – midnight
A five hour three course sit down dinner
Adelaide Convention Centre (Panorama Ballroom)
Dress Code:  Lounge Suit  (men) or cocktail (ladies)

Delegates will have the opportunity to pre-allocate their seating on site from 10.30am Monday 12 November to 1.30pm Tuesday 13 November 2018 at the C&P2018 Registration Desk.

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Farewell Function

Conclude another successful C&P Conference and Exhibition and join fellow delegates, colleagues and friends  for drinks and canapes for a final opportunity to network, collaborate and debrief after an information packed event.

Wednesday 14 November
4:30 – 6:30pm
A two hour cocktail function
Adelaide Convention Centre (Panorama Room Foyer)
Dress Code:  Neat casual

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