State Forums

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State Forum Overview

These events are larger than working groups and include multiple presentations from members or specialists on the chosen business function topic.

These larger events are typically held at function venues and run for ¾ day. The agenda includes a significant opportunity for deep group discussions relating to the topic and presentations.

The Details:

  • Registration is included as part of IPA Membership
  • Event focused on one of our six categories*
  • These events are ideal for leaders in the topic theme
  • Meals and beverages included
  • 3/4 day program at an external venue

The Benefits:

  • Network with like-minded senior leaders
  • Learn from topic related guest speakers
  • 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?

You can find event presentations in our exclusive Member Library on our resources page.

Presentations are filed under our general categories and can be searched by company name, presenter, event topic, date or event type.

How many people can I register?
As a member of industry Partners Australia, you can register up to 2 people, subject to availability, to attend this event. 
What are your cancellation procedures?

For member-only events seats are limited, so if you are registered and are unable to attend please notify the event organiser as soon as possible with the details of who within your organisation is attending in your place. If there is no replacement from within your company, we will contact members on our 'waitlist'.

Interested in Becoming A Member?

Contact your local Business Development Manager