National Conferences

'Solutions Begin With A Conversation'

National Conference Overview

This is the premiere event in the IPA calendar. Held over 2-days with keynote and specialist speakers addressing critical aspects of business operations. It is also an opportunity to showcase our specialist partners and enjoy an evening of drinks, nibbles and networking.
This event attracts around 150 senior leaders from sections of industry with a common purpose, to engage in great conversations, learn new and innovative solutions and be part of our thriving IPA community.

The Details:

  • Registration is not included as part of IPA Membership
  • Event focused around our six categories*
  • These events are ideal for anyone wanting to stay abreast of industry-related topics
  • Meals and refreshments are provided during conference hours
  • Held over two half-days
  • Thought-provoking presenters and keynote speakers

The Benefits:

  • Network with like-minded peers
  • Learn from topic-related keynote speakers and presenters
  • Presentations available via member library
  • Build networks and professional relationships

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you cater for dietary requirements?

Yes, if you have specific dietary requirements, please add this to your event registration or notify your local Engagement & Events Manager.

To enable us to arrange the necessary catering for your requirements, we need all information at least ten days before the event.

Is there a COVID-19 safe plan for events?

All external venues used by Industry Partners Australia have a COVID-19 safety plan in place and abide by State legislation.

An email before the event will be sent asking not to attend if experiencing a fever or symptoms of respiratory infection or are a close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

What time should I arrive?
We ask that all attendees arrive at least 20 to 30 minutes prior to the event start time so the registration process can be completed before the event starts.
*What are your six categories?

Industry Partners Australia's focus and events fall under six industry categories.

  • Assets & Maintenance
  • Business & Strategy
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • People & Culture
  • Process Improvement
  • Supply Chain
How can I find a presentation from an event?

A link to the presentations will be provided after the completion of the event. These will be available for you to download for two weeks.

Beyond that, the event presentations will be moved to our exclusive Member Library on our resources page.

What payment methods are available?
During the registration process, you will be given two options for payment, credit card or invoice (Purchase Order). 
What are your cancellation procedures?

Cancellation at least 30 days before the event.

The total amount paid, less any booking fees can be credited towards another event or can be refunded upon request. If credit is used towards another event and the ticket price is lower than the credit amount, the remainder of the credit can be used towards another event. If credit is used towards another event and the ticket price is higher than the credit amount the balance will be invoiced.

Cancellation within 30 days of the event.

The total amount paid, less any booking fees, is non-refundable. Registration can be transferred to another person within your company. Registration cannot be transferred to another event.

Do I need to be an IPA member to attend?
No, registration to the National Conference is open to members and the general public.

Interested in Becoming A Member?

Contact your local Business Development Manager