10-14 October 2016 | MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA

Social Program

Welcome Reception

Held in the Exhibition Hall, a short walk from the plenary auditorium, the welcome reception will be a chance to connect and catch up with colleagues from the transport industry.

Enjoy a glass of wine and some delicious local food from the region whilst being entertained by iconic Australian performers. Chat to larger than life football players and cricketers and be rescued by giant lifesavers. Be treated to a self-portrait by a world renowned caricaturist and be dazzled by vibrant lifesize flowers. You might even get the chance to meet Crocodile Dundee!

Date: Monday 10 October 2016, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Melbourne Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
Tickets: Included with Fulltime registration type - additional tickets can be purchased for exhibitor passes and other guests.
Additional Tickets: $80 per person (incl. GST)
Dress Code: Business casual


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Gala Dinner

Join us on a truly immersive dinner experience that will be a celebration of the eclectic and urban style Melbourne is famous for.

The journey will begin as a sit down dinner and as the evening unfolds dazzling spaces will come alive with magical wonder, mesmerizing music and enthralling entertainment.

Guests will be delighted by the humour and quick wit of MC James O’Loghlin. Entertainment will include the soulful sounds of one of Melbourne’s best jazz quartets. After dinner, stunning trio The Sapphires will mesmerize with a sensational show featuring music from the original sisters of swing and soul, to the modern divas of disco and pop.

Date: Thursday 13 October 2016
Time: 6:30pm -  midnight
Location: Peninsula at Docklands
Tickets: $198 per person (incl. GST)
Dress Code: Business

Return bus transfers from Melbourne Convention Centre and selected nearby hotels are provided.


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National ITS Awards Presentation Night Dinner

The ITS Australia National Awards are a celebration of excellence in the Intelligent Transport Systems industry, and are proudly hosted by ITS Australia annually.

This year the Awards Presentation Night will be held on the last day of the 23rd ITS World Congress 2016 Melbourne and in conjunction with the World Congress Board of Directors Closing Dinner. Not only will it be a night to celebrate excellence in the Australian ITS industry, but also a night to celebrate the accomplishments of the World Congress in Melbourne. A double celebration!

About the Awards Click here to download flyer

The National ITS Awards program is a major ITS Australia initiative to recognise professional ITS expertise and to raise awareness across all levels of government and community about the benefits of ITS technologies to our everyday lives. Terrific prizes include international travel and registration benefits.

Categories are: Government, Industry, Research, Young Professional, Lifetime Achievement and Autonomous Vehicle. Nominations close: Monday 1 August 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities

Excellent packages available include high profile industry branding, to present awards, and complimentary tickets to the Presentation Night Dinner to host key business targets, contacts and reward staff.

Awards Presentation Night Dinner

Where else to host such a prestigious celebratory industry event and yet capture the essence of Melbourne, but at the home of Australian sport, the MCG. The evening will include pre-dinner drinks in the Melbourne Cricket Ground’s Jack Ryder Room followed by sit-down dinner in the AFL Dining Room – offering stunning views over the arena and city skyline. The evening will include an optional guided tour of key MCG highlights including the famous Long Room, player change rooms and a walk out on the arena.

The Awards Night will see approximately 250 industry professionals gathered to celebrate achievements. A perfect opportunity to host key business targets on your own reserved table, reward staff and your final chance to network with leading ITS professionals from around the world.

Date: Friday 14 October 2016
Time: 6:30pm - 11:30pm
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
Tickets: $242 (Non Members), $198 (ITS Australia Members) per person (incl. GST)**
Dress Code: Business

Return bus transfers from Melbourne Convention Centre and selected nearby hotels are provided.


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