2021 Annual APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner

14/07/21 update: Please refer to the FAQs further down this page for details of our cancellation policy. Further updates to be provided in due course.

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.

Tickets are available now. Stay tuned for more information about the program.

Book now

 

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 are on sale now online. You can click on this link, or navigate to the Event page and select the 2021 conference. 

 

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 Day Pass: Two tickets 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 day pass 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?

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

**The early bird period has been extended to 31st August 2021 due to the current COVID outbreak in Sydney**

Early Bird (up to 31st August 2021)  After 31st August 2021
Individual Member Ticket - $395 + GST $475 + GST
Shared Day Pass - $545 + GST  $635 + GST 
Individual Non-Member Ticket - $545 + GST $635 + GST 

Breakfast Seminar - $65 + GST

GALA DINNER

Individual Member - $300 + GST

Individual Non-Member - $360 + GST

Table of Ten - $3,000 + GST

When does the early bird discount period end?

Early bird discounts were initially available for Conference tickets until 9th July 2021, but this period has been extended to 31st August 2021 due to the current COVID outbreak in Sydney.

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 Day Pass, how many people can I share it with?

A Shared Day Pass can be shared by two people (you and one other). Both people need to be from the same organisation. For registration purposes, both people will receive a ticket, but only one ticketholder can attend a session at any one time. 

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

A Shared Day Pass 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 pass in the foyer however the person entering the Conference must be in possession of the pass.

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 Day Pass 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 cancellation policy?

APIG National Conference & Gala Dinner

Attendee Cancellation Policy

The APIG National Conference & Gala Dinner will comply with all health and safety requirements in place at the time by NSW Health to ensure the safety of all attendees. In addition to regulations and venue policies, we will increase sanitisation and cleaning and implement appropriate social distancing. Food service throughout the event will be provided in a way to ensure hygiene and minimising contact.

If you feel unwell in any way, we ask that you do not attend the APIG Conference and Gala Dinner.  You are welcome to send a colleague in your place at no charge. Please notify us of this as soon as you can.

The safety of our attendees, speakers, sponsors, and venue staff is paramount and we will work to ensure the safest environment possible. Our cancellation policy is displayed is below.

Cancellation

If you cannot attend, including if you are subject to travel restrictions:

  1. You may transfer your Conference or Gala Dinner ticket to a colleague up to the day of the event at no charge.
  2. You may cancel your ticket up to two (2) weeks prior to the event and will be fully refunded.
  3. Cancellation within the two (2) week period prior to the event will incur an administration fee of $100 per ticket.  

Postponement

If the event is postponed, your ticket is transferrable to the new date and the above cancellation policy applies.

COVID Lockdown 

If due to a COVID lockdown our event is cancelled completely, a full refund or full credit towards the next APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner or other APIG event will be available. 

Ticket transfers and cancellations must be notified in writing to the Event Organiser: 
cecelia@marketingelements.com.au 

 

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.