AFMEA AMM AIMM Welcome Reception (by invitation only)

Date: Saturday 16 April, 2011
Time: 4.30pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Surprise – Bus departs Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at 4.15pm
Dress code: Smart casual

Welcome Reception

Date: Sunday 17 April, 2011
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Gallery of Modern Art
Dress code: Smart casual

On Sunday 17 April, MEA provides you with access to one of Brisbane’s most prestigious venues, the Gallery of Modern Art. GoMA will be taking centre stage as delegates are welcomed to the heart of Brisbane.

Casual Dinner

Date: Monday 18 April, 2011
Time: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
Venue: South Bank Piazza
Dress code: Dress to RAVE!!

The GROOVE continues on Monday when MEA invites delegates to BRAVE THE RAVE, taking you to a New World of entertainment by showcasing a brand new concept in which to party by. No need for cocktail dresses and lounge suits tonight, it’s Dress to Rave!

MEA National Awards Night

Date: Tuesday 19 April, 2011
Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Plaza Ballroom
Dress code: Colourful Black Tie

Celebrate our industry in true style as we announce the national award winners and honour our talented national award finalists. This will be the night to remember as we gather at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for this black tie event.



Sunday 17 & Monday 18 April 2011

South Bank Surf Club
With spectacular beach, river and city views and a beverage list to please any considered quaffer, the South Bank Surf Club is the ideal spot to catch up with your MEA mates for one or maybe two of the sixteen beers on offer or grab a glass of wine or a sophisticated cocktail.


Tuesday 19 April 2011

The Fox
The Main Bar of the Fox Hotel is a masterpiece of art deco reconstruction with Terrazzo polished floors, lead crystal chandeliers, Calcutta marble bars and ornate period ceilings. The room opens onto the Hope St. Boulevard where outdoor tables cater for those wishing to make the most of the balmy sub-tropical Brisbane lifestyle.




MEA have partnered with some of the local restaurants to ensure that your Brisbane experience continues after the welcome reception, as you dine with friends and new colleagues. Your conference lanyard will secure a dining discount at these restaurants.


Brisbane’s ever growing and vibrant restaurant scene is headed by The Point Restaurant Bar situated in the beautiful South Bank parklands. Head chef Russell Holmes guarantees modern Australian cuisine with international flavors and style- giving you a fresh and exciting dining experience- befitting the stylish architecture. 10% discount – Conference lanyard must be shown.

To make a booking: (07) 3846 5555

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The Plough Inn Tavern provides traditional Aussie hospitality with live entertainment, ice cold beers, sensational steaks, hickory smoked pork ribs and good old fashioned pub atmosphere.

10% discount – Conference lanyard must be shown

To make a booking: (07) 3844 7777

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Kapsali is a place for music, wine, smile and dine, its fun for the whole family, with an extensive menu featuring Greek cuisine, seafood and steaks. Kapsali presents a unique dining experience overlooking the beautiful Southbank parklands lagoon. Kapsali is open 7 days for lunch and dinner and features live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings, including a live band, belly dancer and the Kapsali dancers.

10% discount – Conference lanyard must be shown

To make a booking: (07) 3846 1803

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