Social and Networking Program

Information Networking Session

We know it can be daunting to attend a conference on your own.
Whether you have been a RIM Professionals Australasia member for a while or are completely new to the Association if this is one of your first inForum conventions make an effort to come along and meet other other first-time attendees as well as some seasoned veterans, listen to a presentation by ‘old timer’ Chris Fripp, which will help you understand and get more out of both inForum and RIM Professionals Australasia and enjoy a nice cup of tea or coffee into the bargain!

When:
Sunday, 10 September 2017
Time:
4.00pm-5.30pm
Where:
Plaza Auditorium, BCEC
Cost:
Free – Afternoon Tea provided
Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by (TBA) the Welcome Reception is the unofficial opening of inForum. It is an opportunity to catch up with familiar faces and make new contacts over some fabulous food and wine, in a casual atmosphere before the convention gets into full swing.

When:
Sunday, 10 September 2017
Time:
6.00pm-8.00pm
Where:
Sky Room, BCEC
Cost:
$88.00 (incl GST) or complimentary with a conference registration (conditions apply)
Dress Code:
Smart Casual

“Happy Hour” Networking Drinks

Whether you are a RIM listserv regular, Facebook lurker , considering joining or even just looking to meet new RIM people, come along to this annual networking event.  Make contacts and put names to faces, stay on afterward or join a group for one of the Branch Dinners. What have you got to lose?

When:
Monday, 11 September 2017
Time:
5.15pm-6.15pm
Where:
Soleil Pool Bar, Rydes South Bank, 9 Grey Street
Cost:
Free  (Nibbles provided – Buy your own drinks)
Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Branch Dinners

Organised by RIMPA Branches as an extra to the conference these dinners are held as a networking opportunity, anyone is welcome and you don’t have to live in the Branch location to join in.  See the Registration desk for listings.

When:
Monday, 11 September 2017
Time:
6.30pm onwards
Where:
See Registration Desk for details
Cost:
At your cost
Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Gala Awards Dinner

The RIM Professionals Australasia Gala Awards Dinner proudly sponsored by EzeScan, is a celebration of achievement throughout the previous year where professionals come together to network, eat and dance in a themed event we are becoming noted for. This year will be no exception with an “Heroes and Villains” theme. Fancy dress is always an option on the night, so dress up and have fun!

When:
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Time:
6.30pm-11.30pm
Where:
The Greek Club, 29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane
Cost:
$154.00 p/head (incl GST) or complimentary with a conference registration (conditions apply)
Dress Code:
Semi-Formal / Fancy Dress

Seated Prize Draw Lunch

A more formal seated 2 course lunch and an opportunity to network with vendors and delegates alike.  Prizes from the trade competitions will be drawn during lunch which will also mark the official end to the conference.

When:
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Time:
12.40pm-2.15pm
Where:
BCEC
Cost:
Included in your conference registration – no additional tickets available
Dress Code:
Smart Casual