CMA ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND 20th INDUSTRY AWARDS
Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) welcomes you to attend the 2019 Annual Conference and Industry Awards, to be held at Doltone House – Darling point and Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney on 9 October 2019. Please be aware that these events take place at separate venues and plan accordingly.
This year’s event will comprise of three main components: the Annual Conference, the Pre-Dinner Networking Reception and the 20th Annual Industry Awards Dinner.
Annual Conference: A World of Opporunities
Major Sponsor: Swisse
09:00 – 17:00, Wednesday 9th October 2019
Location: Doltone House – Darling Island
The CMA Annual Conference has secured its reputation as the primary event in the complementary medicines industry calendar. This year the program will focus on key global speakers, to support the theme A World of Opportunities. Delegates will also hear from notable Australian presenters, regulators and government. Speakers and industry experts will explore this theme through a range of key topics affecting our industry, including but not limited to:
- Research and Evidence – the vital science behind the products
- Political Science – strengthening the position of our industry in a volatile political landscape
- Regulatory – where encouraging innovation meets consumer safety
- Geopolitics – fostering a competitive Australian industry in an uncertain world
- Marketing and Social Media – the science of consumer engagement
Over 250 delegates are expected to attend the conference this year, making it a vital opportunity for networking and business development, as well as an informative event to engage you and develop your knowledge and skills.
CMA members are invited to attend the annual AGM in the plenary space during the lunch break at the conference.
Program coming soon.
Pre-Dinner Networking Reception
Sponsored by Ferngrove Pharmaceuticals
18:30 - 19:00, 9th October 2019
Dress: Semi Formal/Cocktail
Location: Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf Balcony
The Networking Reception will be held immediately prior to the Awards Dinner. Join us for canapés and drinks and take the opportunity to discuss the highlights from the day with your industry colleagues. This is the perfect occasion to catch up with acquaintances and meet new contacts in an intimate setting before the formal opening of the 20th Annual Industry Awards evening.
Attendance at the Networking Reception is complimentary for all Awards Dinner guests.
20th Annual Industry Awards Dinner
19:00 – 23:00, 9 October 2019
Dress: Semi Formal/Cocktail
Location: Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf
Please join us as we celebrate a special milestone, our 20th Annual Industry Awards Dinner.
Not only is this a special night for CMA and our members, but a chance for you to relax and enjoy the celebration of our industry’s success stories after a stimulating day of conferencing.
Over 450 of your industry colleagues will be present for a night of great food and top notch entertainment to celebrate the outstanding contributions from companies and individuals to our industry.
Please note that the Industry Awards is a ticketed event, seats are not included in all conference registrations.
Award nominations will open in late August 2019.
Sponsorship and Exhibition
The Annual Conference & Industry Awards are your opportunity to stay ahead of the game, network with influential people in the CM industry and get the best out of your business.
We have sponsorship and exhibition packages to suit any brand or budget, all designed to be simple and cost effective for your business.
Click here for the Sponsorship Prospectus
If you have a specific sponsorship opportunity in mind, or would like to tailor a package, let us know! Contact Alice Callahan.
CMA have secured a limited amount of discounted accommodation rooms at The Star, valid for bookings from 8 - 10 October.
Please note the discount applies to the flexible rate. Guests may be able to purchase accommodation at a lower price at the non-refundable rate.
Accommodation can be booked online via their website or by calling the reservations team on 1800 700 700.
To view room types availability and rates, guests need to insert the promo code CMA2019 in the empty space before the desired arrival and departure dates and click on 'book room' as shown in the image below:
When a registration is processed and invoice has been issued, the registration is final. In the case that a delegate does not attend the event, and does not notify CMA in full seven (7) days prior to the event the invoice must be paid in full.
Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to receive a full refund for your registration is seven (7) business days before the event.
Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Registrations are transferable within the same company, provided CMA is notified of the change no later than seven (7) days before the event.