2019 Annual APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner


Thursday 22nd August 2019
The Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park


The APIG Conference Organising Committee is pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for this year’s APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner.

We have an exciting new venue, engaging program and more opportunities for networking.

The APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner will bring together key industry participants as an opportunity to educate, network and canvass new ideas.

Our 2019 program has an impressive line-up of speakers both from within our industry and beyond and will cover a range of topical issues affecting our industry.

Download the full program here.

The Gala Dinner is now sold out. Limited Breakfast Seminar and Conference tickets are still available.

Book now


Last Chance for Sponsorship!

Only a few sponsorship packages remain so if you would like more information on how to partner with APIG for this event, please contact our Event Organiser, Cecelia Haddad (P: 02 8819 6921, M: 0411 264 948, E: cecelia@marketingelements.com.au).



  • "The Annual APIG conference is a terrific event with great content and great opportunities to meet and network with industry colleagues. I attend industry events around the world and I can say that the APIG event is one of the best. Well-run, well-organized and well-attended. First class in every way."

    -- Kevin LaCroix, The D&O Diary
  • "It is a wonderful event to be associated with and the premier event on the calendar for insurers and lawyers alike. A great opportunity to listen, learn and network."

    -- Michael Russell, Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley
  • "Very good topics and presentations"

    -- Matt Clarke, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
  • "Varied topics and overall relevance to current issues in industry"

    -- Andy Wass, JMD Ross Insurance Brokers
  • " Industry led and focussed. Highly relevant topics."

    -- Keith Bethlehem, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers
  • "This remains a cornerstone educational event due to its relevance and depth of discussion."

    -- John Davaine, JMD Ross Insurance Brokers
  • "Useful and entertaining presentations by competent presenters. Great to hear some non-insurance presenters. Panel sessions and interactivity are good at holding delegates' interest."

    --David Rostron, Finlaysons


Frequently Asked Questions

When do the Conference and Gala Dinner each start and finish?

The APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner will be held at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park, 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney on Thursday 22nd August 2019.

Conference Registration and breakfast* commence from 8:00am. The Conference begins at 8:30am and will conclude by 5:30pm. There will be morning, lunch and afternoon tea breaks during the day. Networking Drinks will be held after the Conference and before the Gala Dinner for ticketholders only from 5.30pm-6.30pm.

Seating for the Gala Dinner will commence at 6.30pm for a 7:00pm start, wrapping up by 11:30pm.

*A light breakfast is provided during registration. This is separate to the Breakfast Seminar.

When does the Breakfast Seminar start and finish?

Breakfast at the Breakfast Seminar will start from 7.00 and the seminar will run from 7.30am to 8.30am.

What types of tickets are available?

Individual Ticket: One ticket holder to attend the full day of sessions. Includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and networking drinks. The Breakfast Seminar and Gala Dinner are not included and need to be purchased separately.

Shared Ticket: One transferable ticket provided the attendee(s) are from the same organisation for the Conference.

Note: Our ticketing system records a single Shared Ticket purchase as two tickets, so that you provide us with the names of both attendees.

There can only be one ticketholder attending a session at any given time. The ticket includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and networking drinks for the ticker holder present at those times. The Breakfast Seminar and Gala Dinner are not included.

For group bookings please contact our Event Organiser – Cecelia Haddad, cecelia@marketingelements.com.au or 0411 264 948.


Breakfast Seminar: One ticket holder to attend the Breakfast Seminar. Includes full breakfast. The Conference, Networking Drinks and Gala Dinner are not included.


Gala Dinner: Tickets can be purchased individually or as a table of ten and include Networking Drinks.

When does the early bird discount period end?

Early bird discounts are available for Conference tickets until 19 July 2019.

What if I (or one of my guests) have special dietary requirements?

When purchasing your ticket(s), please indicate any dietary requirements, including allergies, with the ticket holder's name and we will work with the venue to do our best to accommodate your request.

If I have a Shared Ticket, how many people can I share it with?

A Shared Ticket can be shared by two people (you and one other). Both people need to be from the same organisation.

Note: Our ticketing system records a single Shared Tickets as two tickets, so that you can provide us with both attendee names.

Can two people with a Shared Ticket be at the Conference at the same time?

A Shared Ticket gains entry for one person at a time - this means that for the second person to attend at any point, the first person has to leave. You can swap the ticket in the foyer however the person entering the Conference must be in possession of the ticket.

I am an APIG member. Do I get a discount?

Yes, there are members' discounts available. See above or go the APIG website for details of available ticket types and pricing.

I cannot make it for the full day of the Conference. Can I buy a ticket for just a few sessions?

While we do not offer tickets for individual sessions, you can purchase a Shared Ticket and share it with another person from your organisation.

What is the dress code?

The Conference dress code is business attire.

The Gala Dinner dress code is business to business formal (although cocktail is always optional).

What about CPD points for the Conference?

Event accreditation details will be available soon.

Please note that NIBA and ANZIIF CPD/CIP points are available for attendance at the Conference. Points are available to claim for 3 months from the date of the Conference.

If you require a certificate to validate your attendance at either session, please email Julie.morgan@zurich.com.au who will be able to arrange one for you in due course. Please submit your requests for points by no later than 31 October 2019 so that we can arrange for the points to be certified.