Complementary Healthcare Council


Upcoming events

    • 25 Oct 2017
    • 26 Oct 2017
    • Dockside Darling Harbour


    Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) welcomes you to attend the 2017 Annual Conference, to be held at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Cockle Bay, Sydney on Thursday, 26 October 2017.

    This year’s event introduces a new component, the CMA Innovation Seminar & Supplier Expo, which will be held the preceding day at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, on Wednesday, 25 October 2017.

    CMA Innovation Seminar & Supplier Expo

    Hosted by CMA in partnership with Lipa Pharmaceuticals

    This year, CMA, in partnership with Lipa Pharmaceuticals, will be hosting the Innovation Seminar & Supplier Expo, an event that has successfully been hosted by Lipa for the previous two years, attracting a diverse line-up of contemporary speakers and a number of international attendees. With the theme ‘Innovation: The Next Big Thing’ this year’s expo provides the opportunity to learn from the experts, discover the latest developments in complementary medicines research and to showcase the latest innovative products. With whole-of-industry support, the Expo is slated to become a showpiece of the Australian complementary medicine industry calendar and to attract growing interest from around the world.

     Theme:  Innovation: The Next Big Thing
     Time/Date:  09:00 - 17:00, 25 October 2017
     Location:  Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
     Inclusions:  Full day conferencing & exhibition, lunch, morning & afternoon tea
     Dress:  Corporate


    CMA 18th Annual Conference

    Sponsored by (Holding for IMCD)

    The Annual Conference is the key industry event of the year, and 2017 is expected to be our largest conference held to date as we expand upon the theme ‘The Science in the Story’. A diverse range of experienced keynote speakers, including Australian and international 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 200 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 following the conference from 17:00 - 17:30.

     Theme:  The Science in the Story
     Time/Date:  09:00 - 17:00, 26 October 2017
     Location:  Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
     Inclusions: Full day conferencing & exhibition, lunch, morning & afternoon tea
     Dress:  Corporate


    2017 Networking Reception
    Sponsored by Aker Biomarine

    Theme: Krills, Thrills & Spills

    The 2017 Networking Reception will be hosted by CMA and Aker Biomarine, held immediately after the Annual Conference. Join us for canapés and drinks, and take the opportunity to discuss the highlights from the day with your industry colleagues, catch up with acquaintances and meet new contacts. (Sentence from Aker?) This is the perfect occasion to meet colleagues in an intimate setting before the formal opening of the 18th Annual Industry Awards evening.

    Attendance at the Networking Reception is complimentary for all conference delegates.

     Theme:  Krills, Thrills & Spills
     Time/Date:  17:30 - 19:00, 26 October 2017
     Location:  Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
     Inclusions: Drinks & canapés 
     Dress:  Corporate


    CMA 18th Annual Industry Awards

    Sponsored by DSM

    A valuable and informative day at the Annual Conference will be capped off with the Industry Awards, a night to relax and enjoy the celebration of our industry’s success stories.

    Join us for a fantastic evening of networking with over 350 of your industry colleagues 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.

     Time/Date:  19:00 - 23:30
     Location:  Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
     Inclusions:  Three course dinner, drinks and entertainment
     Dress:  Semi-Formal/Cocktail


    CMA has access to discounted accommodation rates.

    Contact for more information.

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