Social Functions

National Awards for Planning Excellence and Congress Welcome Function

Join us for the night of nights to celebrate the achievements of the planning profession at the National Awards for Planning Excellence and the Welcome Function of #PIACongress18

Date: Wednesday 9 May
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm* (5.30pm for coaches at PCEC)
Venue: Optus Stadium
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: $165 (Please note if you purchase a Full Registration this event in included in your registration)

*Return coaches form the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre are included. Coaches depart PCEC at 5.30pm and return from 10.00pm

Beverages, canapes and return coach to and from PCEC included.

Followed by optional late night drinks at Crown Perth at own expense.

PCEC Address: 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth **Coaches depart from 5.30pm
Optus Stadium Address: Roger Mackay Drive, Burswood


Thursday Night Social Function (Optional)

PIA acknowledges that our delegates appreciate the opportunity to continue the networking opportunities of Congress every night during the event.

We have discovered the perfect venue close to PCEC that will enable you to do just that!

Please join us for a casual evening including 2 beverages and a light dinner.

Date: Thursday 10th May
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm*
Venue: Rigby’s Bar and Grill – Rear 221 St Georges Terrace Perth
Cost: $45 This is an optional evening and NOT included in your Full Delegate Registration and must be purchased separately.

*Whilst the optional social night does conclude at 8pm, the venue is a bar and will remain open (at your own expense) – PIA has applied for an extended licence and will remain open until 2am if required.


Congress Gala Dinner

Time to celebrate the learning and networking of the past few days and join us at the Gala Dinner – be prepared to get your dancing shoes on!

Date: Friday 11th May
Time: 6.30pm – Midnight
Venue: Bellevue Ballroom – PCEC
Dress: To Impress!
Cost: $220 (Please note if you purchase a Full Registration this event in included in your registration)

Followed by optional late night drinks at Brookfield Place at own expense