2017 Social Functions

A full registration to Corrosion & Prevention 2017 includes the following social functions (with the exception of the ACA Foundation Fundraising Event) which is an optional extra for delegates:

Welcome Function

Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf (South Pier)
Sunday 12 November
6:30 – 9:30pm
Dress Code:  Neat casual
A three hour cocktail function

Dolton House Jones Bay Wharf

The Welcome Reception is a great opportunity to relax, network and collaborate with friends and colleagues and establish new business relationships at one of Sydney’s most sophisticated boutique venues.  With panoramic city skyline and Sydney Harbour Bridge views, guests will be impressed as they enjoy quality produce and fine wines.

Access Doltone House Directions and Invitation Details

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Exhibition Opening Function

Monday 13 November
5.30 – 7pm
ICC Sydney (The Gallery)
Dress Code:  Neat casual

Please join our C&P2017 Exhibitors at the official Exhibition Opening Function after a full day of sessions and learn about the latest products and technology in the corrosion industry.

ACA Foundation Fundraising Event

Monday, 13 November
7.30 – 11pm
Cohibar Lounge & Terrace, Watershed Hotel, (198 Harbourside Shopping Centre) Darling Harbour
Cost – $155 – Please note this function is not included in the Conference Registration Fee

If you would like to attend but did not book during your conference registration you can book here

Dress Code:  Neat casual

Join us for the ACA Foundation fundraising event.  Enjoy an evening of fun with DJ, deluxe beverages, premium canapes and the chance to catch up with friends and colleagues in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Located upstairs at the Watershed Hotel, Darling Harbour, Cohibar Lounge and Terrace offer panoramic views encompassing the city skyline and Cockle Bay. You can have a great evening of conversation, food, drinks and music and contribute to the Foundation’s fundraising at the same time.

All attendees at C&P 2017 are welcome to register for this event.

In addition, a Silent Auction will also be conducted in the lead up the C&P2017 via the Conference App to raise funds for the ACA Foundation.  Further details to be advised once available.

ACA Awards Dinner

Please note that as of 9 November 2017, ACA Award Dinner tickets will now be subject to availability as final numbers have now been given to the venue.

Tuesday 14 November
7:00pm – midnight
A five hour three course sit down dinner
ICC Sydney (Grand Ballroom)
Dress Code:  Lounge Suit  (men) or cocktail (ladies)

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 Grand Ballroom at ICC, one of Sydney’s premier event venues and will feature top class musicians, gourmet food and plenty of opportunities to network and collaborate with your friends and colleagues.

Delegates will have the opportunity to pre-allocate their seating on site from 9am Monday, 13 November to 1.30pm Tuesday, 14 November 2017 at the C&P2017 Registration Desk.
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Farewell Function

Wednesday 15 November
4:30 – 6:30pm
A two hour cocktail function
ICC Sydney (Cockle Bay Room Foyer)
Dress Code:  Neat casual

Close out 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.
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Separate tickets can also be purchased for the above events. Please refer to the registration web page for costs and to purchase these online.

The following events are included in a full conference registration but are by invitation only or delegates attending the YCG event need to meet criteria below to attend.  

First Time Conference Attendees Function

Sunday 12 November
5.30 – 6.30pm
Venue: Doltone House
Jones Bay Wharf (South Pier)
Dress Code:  Neat casual

This function will take place immediately prior to the C&P2017 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.
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Young Corrosion Group

The Young Corrosion Group (YCG) was set up to organise and run events of interest and value to young corrosionists and 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.

Join other Young Corrosionists at The Watershed Hotel in the heart of Darling Harbour, for a fun filled night.

The venue boasts unrivalled views of the dazzling city skyline & Sydney Harbour. Network with like-minded peers and develop professional connections to enhance your corrosion career.

Monday 13 November
Time: 6.30 – 9.30pm
Venue: The Watershed Hotel
(198 Harbourside Shopping Centre)
Dress Code:  Neat casual
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