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
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.
Invitation has been 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
- 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
| Full Conference
| Two Plenary Days ONLY (no social events
| Friday OR Saturday plenary sessions ONLY
| Welcome Cocktail Function
| Gala Dinner and Awards Night
Sessions will all be assessed for CPD and allocated when presentations
For a detailed program of speakers please click HERE
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
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
$ 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
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.
There are a range of sponsor options available - to obtain a sponsor package booklet please email Zoran Kostadinoski
All course registrations are subject to CBFCA's Cancellation Policy