AIBC Conference 2018:
Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change

11 Nov 2018 7:00 pm - 13 Nov 2018 1:00 pm
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
158 Ferny Ave
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217


*** Register NOW! Early Bird Pricing Closing Soon ***

Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change


The AIBC 2018 National Conference will be held at The Marriott Resort and Spa on the Gold Coast, one of Queensland's premier tourist attractions and entertainment precincts.

The Gold Coast is also developing into a high-tech knowledge hub, with a focus on education, health, innovation and the City's cultural and community life.  To see more about the Gold Coast, click here


With evolving relationships between world powers, a challenging international economic system and new business models and technologies, what are the opportunities as Australia and Indonesia seek to strengthen a partnership for mutual prosperity?

The Program will feature:

  • Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland
  • Hon. Karen Andrews MP, Australian Minister for Industry, Science and Technology
  • Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
  • Hon. Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Australian Shadow Assistant Treasurer & Shadow Minister for Trade in Services
  • H.E. Tom Lembong, Chairman, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
  • H.E. Gary Quinlan AO, Australia's Ambassador to Indonesia
  • H.E. Kristiarto S. Legowo, Indonesia's Ambassador to Australia
  • Hamzah Thayeb, President, IABC and former Indonesian Ambassador to Australia
  • Mayor Tom Tate, City of Gold Coast
  • Bill Farmer AO, Conference Patron and Former Australian Ambassador to Indonesia
  • Prominent business, government and academic leaders from both countries

Other Dignitaries are expected to include:

  • H.E. Budi Karya Sumadi, Minister for Transport, Republic of Indonesia
  • H.E. Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia 
  • The Rt Hon. Graham Quirk, Lord Mayor of Brisbane 

The Hon. Andrew Robb AO, Chairman of Asialink and Asialink Business, and Australia's former Minister for Trade and Investment, will deliver the Keynote Address at the Gala Dinner on the Monday evening.

To view the Program, please click here.  Pricing and additional participant information can be found here.

To Register as a participant, please click here for more details, then click the “Register" button above and enter your details.   Please note, by registering you consent to your contact details being provided to Sponsors, Presenters and participating Delegates.  Please enter NO in the Participant Consent field if you do not wish for your details to be shared.

Register before 15th October 2018 to receive the discounted Early Bird Rate!

To take advantage of this unique event as a Sponsor Partner, please click here for more details.  

To book Accommodation and receive the discounted Conference rate at The Marriott Resort and Spa, please click here.  For alternative room types contact The Marriott Reservations Team on +61 7 5592 9800.

AIBC are delighted to again welcome our Platinum Sponsor Partners Telstra and telkomtelstra

Gold Sponsors:

For further information please click here, or contact Sharon Enriquez on 1300 902 878 (for International callers +61 3 9027 5638).  



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