national symposium on seafood marketing

“Showcasing our Seafood – A Spectrum of Opportunities”

Symposium Information

Hosted by the Queensland Seafood Marketers Association, this year’s National Symposium on Seafood Marketing will be held on Friday, 28th September 2018 at the Rydges South Bank in Brisbane followed by a Gala Dinner and celebrations. 

The theme for 2018 is “Showcasing our Seafood – A Spectrum of Opportunities”.

Building on the success of last year’s symposium, the 2018 symposium program will feature 14 educational sessions presented by top national and international seafood industry experts. With presentations on new ways of seafood marketing and the industry’s future, attendees will take away informative, engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s seafood business environment.

PROGRAM & SPEAKERS

The QSMA is currently finalising the program and speakers and are excited to announce that we can confirm Monica Jain from the USA as the first keynote speaker for the symposium.

The symposium program and speaker profiles will be published on this website closer to the event. If you have any suggestions for new and innovative marketing presentations or should you require more information about the symposium feel free to contact us.

If you wish to receive event updates and/or seafood marketing information via email, please subscribe to our eNewsletter (below). 

ACCOMMODATION & VENUE

Stay at the symposium venue. Rydges South Bank offers sophisticated Brisbane accommodation with thoughtful amenities and Free WiFi in the city’s arts and entertainment precinct. Attendees can take advantage of a special 20% discount on best rate offer (subject to availability). For bookings call Reservations on (07) 3364 0800 – discount not available through online bookings.

Rydges South Bank Brisbane
9 Glenelg Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia

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REGISTRATION TYPE

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of 10% GST.
Early Bird registrations close Friday, 31st August 2018.

Full Symposium Pass

Full Symposium Pass (SIA Members)

Full Symposium Pass (ACPF Members)

Full Symposium Pass (QSMA Members)

Symposium Pass ONLY

Gala Dinner Pass ONLY

The Full Symposium Pass includes:

1x One Day Symposium Pass
Coffee Break
Lunch (Buffet)
1x Ticket/Seat at Gala Dinner

Early Bird: $300.00
Full: $330.00

The Full Symposium Pass (SIA Members) includes:

1x One Day Symposium Pass
Coffee Break
Lunch (Buffet)
1x Ticket/Seat at Gala Dinner

Early Bird: $250.00
Full: $280.00

The Full Symposium Pass (ACPF Members) includes:

1x One Day Symposium Pass
Coffee Break
Lunch (Buffet)
1x Ticket/Seat at Gala Dinner

Early Bird: $250.00
Full: $280.00

The Full Symposium Pass (QSMA Members) includes:

1x One Day Symposium Pass
Coffee Break
Lunch (Buffet)
1x Ticket/Seat at Gala Dinner

Early Bird: $200.00
Full: $230.00

The Symposium Pass ONLY includes:

1x One Day Symposium Pass
Coffee Break
Lunch (Buffet)

Early Bird: $150.00
Full: $180.00

The Gala Dinner ONLY Pass includes:

1x Ticket/Seat at Gala Dinner

Full: $150.00
(No Early Bird price available)

ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OPTIONS

All symposium passes are sold through QSMA’s Eventbrite Event Registration.

Full payment is required upon registration. Payment can be made with the following Credit Cards:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • AMEX

Online registrations and ticket sales close on 25 September 2018.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

Deadline: 28 AUGUST, 2018

Cancellations must be made in writing to the Queensland Seafood Marketers Association. Cancellations received prior to 28 August, 2018 will receive a full refund minus a $50 administration fee.

Cancellations received after 28 August, 2018 will not be refunded. The organisers will consider cancellations of registrations under exceptional circumstances.

Substitute delegates will be accepted.

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