LGNSW ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Registration

Registration

For assistance contact conference secretariat Bradley Hayden on 0412 461 392 or bradley.hayden@lgnsw.org.au

Member Early Bird Registration (paid by 17 August 2022)* $1,088.00
Member Standard Registration (paid between 18 August 2022 and 10 October 2022)* $1,430.00
Conference Dinner Ticket (optional) $250.00
Non-Member Standard Registration* Application Process Applies $1,980.00
Non-Member Conference Dinner Ticket (optional) Application Process Applies $330.00
Sponsor’s Extra Staff registration* Application Process Applies
Sponsor's Conference Dinner Ticket Application Process Applies
President’s Welcome Reception Partners and Guests of members to be accompanied by Member $198.00
Member Conference Dinner Ticket Partners and Guests of members to be accompanied by Member $250.00
Workshops (select one of four options - incl afternoon refreshments) Members Only $99.00
ALGWA Breakfast (25 October) Members Only $88.00
Bus transfers from selected hotels to and from Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Per person (return = $22.00) $11.00
Bus transfers from selected hotels to and from Hope Estate Vineyard for Conference Dinner Per person (return = $22.00) $11.00

 

Registration includes:
Delegate registration fees (prices shown include GST) include online business papers, the President’s Welcome Reception, two-day business sessions including morning and afternoon tea, lunch, and name badge. The cost to attend the conference is heavily subsidised by LGNSW and sponsors.

* Conference Dinner is not included in the overall registration cost and is an optional added cost.

Members wanting to take advantage of the early bird rates, who are uncertain of the names of councillors attending, can register and pay now and confirm names later, provided they do so by 17 August 2022. If payment in full for Early Bird registrations has not been received by 17 August, the standard member registration fee will apply.

Business Paper

Member councils will be sent an electronic copy of the business paper in the week commencing Monday 10 October 2022.

Cancellations

Should you be registered but unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend in your place at no additional charge. All cancellations and amendments must be advised in writing to Conference Secretariat Bradley Hayden at Bradley.hayden@lgnsw.org.au.

An administration fee of $250.00 per registration applies for cancellations received before 5pm on 10 October 2022. No refunds will be given after this time.

LGNSW and the Conference Secretariat do not accept responsibility or liability for any losses incurred by delay, cancellation, or miscommunication. By completing and submitting the online registration form, you are deemed to have read and accepted the cancellation and privacy information.

Registration Opening Hours

Registration will be open in the Galleria (ground level) from:

12.30pm-7.45pm on Sunday 23 October 2022
7.30am-6.00pm on Monday 24 October 2022
7.30am-2.00pm on Tuesday 25 October 2022

ENQUIRIES

Commitment to the Environment

LGNSW is committed to ensuring the LGNSW Annual Conference is organised and conducted in a sustainable manner to reduce the impact on the planet. The event will adhere to LGNSW Principles and Guidelines for Event Sustainability.

Social Media

If you are posting about the LGNSW Annual Conference on social media, please use the hashtags #LGNSW2022 and #LGNSWconference. 

Photography/videography

There will be a videographer and photographer onsite during the conference to capture footage of the event. This footage may result in the imagery/sound of conference attendees being used for promotional activity included in LGNSW emails, website and social media.

If you do not wish to participate, please advise a LGNSW staff member on the day.

Delegate contact details

Please note that a name tag scanning facility will be available on site for sponsors and exhibitors to scan delegates’ nametags (with their agreement) resulting in delegate contact details going straight to the sponsor or exhibitor.

By registering for the conference, you are deemed to have acknowledged and accepted this process.

  • Bus transfers

    Bus transfers must be booked when you register for the Annual Conference.
    Tickets cost $11.00 per person each way (i.e. $22.00 return) for each trip. Please ensure you are at the pick-up points on time.

    Bus Transfers to and from Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley will be apply to the following hotels.

    • Voco: Kirkton Park Hunter Valley
    • Chateau Elan at the Vintage
    • Harrigan’s Irish Pub
    • Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
    • Spicer’s Guesthouse
    • Estate Tuscany
    • Wine Country Motor Inn

     

    Bus Transfers will run to and from the below hotels to attend Conference Dinner at Hope Estate Vineyard (Monday night only). Tickets must be pre-booked.

    • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
    • Voco: Kirkton Park Hunter Valley
    • Chateau Elan at the Vintage
    • Harrigan’s Irish Pub
    • Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
    • Spicer’s Guesthouse
    • Estate Tuscany
    • Wine Country Motor Inn
  • Conference App

    The Conference App for registered delegates includes the links to program and business papers, speaker profiles, a message facility to other delegates, along with other useful information such as the venue wi-fi password.

    You can upload the App to your device via the link emailed to you before the conference. If you require assistance with the App on-site, please see conference secretariat staff at the registration desk.

  • Condition of Entry

    It is a condition of entry that no delegate may disrupt the order of events or intent of the program. Anyone considered to be disturbing the program intent will be asked to leave. Only pamphlets and brochures approved by the event organisers may be distributed.

  • Sponsor Registration Fees

    Each sponsorship level includes a certain number of registrations. If sponsors wish to register additional staff, we have a special rate per person that includes the President’s Welcome Reception only.

    Tickets must be purchased separately for the conference dinner.

    All sponsors (whether included in your package or extra) must register attendance via the online registration portal.

  • Voting handset and electronic voting card

    Voting delegates will need sign for the programmed electronic voting card at the registration desk when collecting their name tag. On Monday 24 October, please collect a voting handset before entering the plenary room and return the handset when leaving the plenary room. NB: A $100 + GST fee applies if your handset and electronic voting card are not returned.