CBFCA National Conference 2019

24 October 2019 – 26 October 2019

Crown Promenade
8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Melbourne, VIC 3006The CBFCA is hosting the National Conference at Crown Promenade, Melbourne on 24 – 26 October 2019. The conference theme will address the policy and process implementation of recent Government positions on border clearance and the interaction with service providers as to regulatory compliance. Representatives from a variety of Australian regulatory agencies including the Department of Home Affairs, Australian Border Force, Department of Agriculture and other entities from the private sector will participate and provide insight into the international trade challenges and the regulatory trade interface.

Conference Theme “The Changing Face of International Trade”

With an impressive program attracting leaders from government and industry the CBFCA National Conference 2019 is the event not to be missed!

The Conference will be in held 24 – 26 October in Melbourne at The Crown Promenade.

Located in the vibrant “Southbank” district the Crown offers magnificent views over the Yarra River and the Melbourne CBD. Come and enjoy the elegant surroundings and service and everything the city of Melbourne has to offer including premium shopping, entertainment and dining right at your doorstep for you and your partner.

Inventions will be extended, among others, to
–    The Hon. Scott Morrison – Prime Minister
–    The Hon. Bridget McKenzie – Minister for Agriculture
–    Australian Border Force (ABF) and the DHA on how the integration has progressed and the impact that has had / will have  to stakeholders
–    Department of Agriculture
–    Office of Transport Security and the impacts from the security changes
–    The Hon. Melissa Horne – Minister for Public Transport, Ports and Freight – Victorian State Government

The Full Conference Registration includes: 
–    Two full days of informative and interactive discussion .
–    Conference materials
–    Entry to the Trade Display Exhibition
–    Attendance at the two social functions (facilitating valuable networking opportunities as well as the breakouts for morning tea and lunch throughout the days)

Thursday, 24 October  
Annual General Meeting – Meeting Room M6  (1700 – 1800)

Friday, 25 October 

Registration (0730- 0830)
Day one Conference Plenary Sessions, Promenade Room  (0830 – 1530)
Welcome Function – Tonic Bar (1830 – 2030)

Saturday, 26 October 
Registration (0730 – 0830)
Day two Conference Plenary Sessions, Promenade Room  (0830 – 1600)
Gala Dinner & Awards Night – Promenade Room 1 & 2 (1900 – 2359)

Registration options are as below and exclude GST.

 Member Student Non-Member
 Full Conference 1170.00 760.00 1500.00
 Two Plenary Days ONLY (no social events) 920.00 495.00 1330.00
 Friday OR Saturday plenary sessions ONLY 460.00 248.00 665.00
 Welcome Cocktail Function105.00 105.00 105.00
 Gala Dinner and Awards Night 160.00 160.00 160.00

CPD Accreditation

Sessions will all be assessed for CPD and allocated when presentations are received.

Program Details

For a detailed program of speakers please click HERE (in development)

Event Sponsors / Supporters

Theses events are not possible without the support of our sponsors.  Please take a minute to view those who support us and where possible support them.  To view please click HERE

Accommodation –

Crown Promenade has created an accommodation booking page (see link below).

Accommodation WEB SITE.

A block of rooms have been secured  for October 24 thru 26 HOWEVER it is crucial that you book as early as possible so as to avoid disappointment. Also please note room bookings need to be completed 4 weeks prior the event 

Standard Room
$ 290.00 per night (no breakfast included)
$ 323.00 per night includes 1 buffet breakfast
$ 356.00 per night includes 2 buffet breakfasts

there are other room options once you log into site

NB: Alternative accommodation can be sourced using web sites such as www.trivago.com.au – however please note location of alternative accommodation so as to ensure timely access for the plenary sessions and social events. Also please note the Sheraton rate includes breakfast.

Sponsors Packages

There are a range of sponsor options available – to obtain a sponsor package booklet please email Zoran Kostadinoski

Cancellation Policy

All course registrations are subject to CBFCA’s Cancellation Policy

Register Now WHEN24/10/2019 – 26/10/2019WHERECrown Promenade
8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Melbourne, VIC 3006 Australia

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