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Social Events

The 2018 FIA Conference has an exciting range of social and networking events, meet new friends, reconnect with old ones and get to know your fundraising peers!

The social eevnts calendar includes:

Add these social events to your conference must-do's - register today.

First Timers Networking

Is this your first time at the conference? Come along for afternoon tea in the lounge at the back of the exhibition on Wednesday afternoon and get to know other first time conference delegates. Network with your peers and make lasting connections at #FIAConf2018.

Date: Wednesday 7 March
Time: 2.45pm - 3.20pm
Venue: FIA Exhibition, Hall Two, International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney

Ticket included in conference registration.

Welcome Reception

Join us for the official welcome reception of the FIA 2018 Conference! Network with friends and colleagues over a drink and some canapes in the exhibition hall.

Date: Wednesday 7 March
Time: 5.15 – 7.15pm
Venue: FIA Exhibition, Hall Two, International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney

Ticket included in full conference registration. Additional tickets at $75 each.

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Fellows and CFRE Function

If you are a Fellow or CFRE, you are invited to this special function to network with fundraising colleagues over a drink or two.

Date: Wednesday 7 March
Time: 6.45pm - 7.45pm
Location: to be announced

Ticket included in conference registration.

 

Emerging Leaders Networking

Under 35 and keen to meet other like-minded young professionals in the fundraising sector? This is the conference event for you! This casual networking event, specifically for young fundraisers, offers you a unique opportunity to deepen your relationships with fellow emerging leaders from across the country.

Date: Wednesday 7 March
Time: 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Location: to be announced 

Ticket included in conference registration.

 

A Tropical Oasis
Fundraisers' Gala Awards Dinner

Join us in a Tropical Oasis for the Fundraisers' Gala Awards Dinner! We'll recognise outstanding fundraising and announce the winners of the FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising before we party the night away with live music.

Date: Thursday 8 March
Time: 7.00pm till late
Venue: Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf
Tickets: Members $175; Staff of Organisational Members $190; Non-Members $210

Conference and Dinner Packages available. Members save over $75

Principal Award Sponsors:

      

Farewell Drinks

Stick around for the farewell drinks following the closing plenary session, to unwind at the end of the conference and network with the new friends you've made.

Date: Friday 9 March
Time: 4.20 - 5.30pm

Ticket included in conference registration.

 

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