2021 Annual APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner


Thursday 2nd September 2021
The Hyatt Regency, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney


The APIG Conference Organising Committee is pleased to announce the 2021 Annual 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 2021 program will have an impressive line-up of speakers both from within our industry and beyond and will cover a range of topical issues affecting our industry.

Put the date in your diary and stay tuned for more information.


Want to enjoy the benefits of partnering with APIG?

Some sponsorship packages have already sold out, 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 2021 Annual APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney on Thursday 2nd September 2021.

Conference Registration and breakfast commence from 8:00am. The Conference begins at 8:30am and will conclude by 5:30pm. There will be morning tea, 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. These times may vary slightly, please refer to the program for details.

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

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets will be on sale soon. To get an alert when tickets go on sale, sign up to the APIG mailing list by clicking here


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 Gala Dinner is not included and needs to be purchased separately.

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

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 Gala Dinner is not included.

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


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

How much do the tickets cost?

Ticket costs will be released shortly.


When does the early bird discount period end?

Early bird discounts are available for Conference tickets until 10 July 2021.

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.

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 if the Conference is cancelled due to COVID?

APIG will follow the advice of NSW Health. If the Conference cannot go ahead due to COVID a refund will be provided for ticket holders.

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 2021 so that we can arrange for the points to be certified.