JOIN US FOR THE 51st IAPC WORLD CONFERENCE IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 10th-13th, 2018

RISING ASIA

The IAPC’s 51st World Conference is in Sydney, Australia this November 10th–13th at the Intercontinental Hotel near the iconic Sydney Opera House.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN NOW

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AN EXCITING PROGRAM

The IAPC’s 51st World Conference is in Sydney, Australia, this November 10th–13th at the Intercontinental Hotel near the iconic Sydney Opera House.

  • 200+ campaign, political and public affairs professionals to network with

  • 10 panels from leading practitioners providing unparalleled learning opportunities

  • 4 days of networking in the industry’s leading marketplace

The 2018 IAPC World Conference will feature the most compelling and influential political and campaigning experts from across the globe. The IAPC is putting together a program of fascinating panels, touching upon the most relevant and urgent global issues in democracy and political campaigning today, including:

  • Analysis of the outcomes of the 2018 US mid-term elections by senior Republican and Democratic campaign leaders;

  • Interpreting the latest international political trends from Europe and South America leading on-the-ground influencers;

  • How to effectively engage with Asia’s rising economic powerhouses and emerging democracies. Answering questions like:

    • How China is seeking to engage the world under Xi Jinping

    • The rise of India - running national elections for the world’s largest democracy with more than 1.3 billion people

    • How social media is reshaping politics for 260 million Indonesians living on 17,500 islands

    • The increasing role of electoral research and big data in the region

    • The latest campaign tools

We are working to secure an exciting line-up of speakers, including Boris Johnson, UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Sal Russo, the co-founder and chief strategist of Tea Party Express, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

SYDNEY- A CHANCE TO BUILD NETWORKS AND ENTER ASIA

The shift in geopolitical gravity towards Asia is unmistakable, and Sydney has become a pivotal launch point into Asia for those seeking to engage in the region’s economic success. As Asia’s middle class grow, so does its ability to reshape world affairs.

Asian electoral politics is hotly contested at every level. Asia is an exciting melting pot of ideas and influences. It is home to some of the world’s largest democracies and most innovative nations, including India, Japan, Indonesia and South Korea.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE?

The IAPC is an international organisation of leading political consultants, pollsters, analysts and public affairs experts from dozens of countries. The conference will explore questions and controversies that influence politics and democracy in their regions.

In addition to existing members, the IAPC also invites non-members, including:

  • Senior election campaign staff, who are interested in the latest successful tools, strategies and trends

  • Senior public affairs executives who direct political and legislative engagement

  • Government relations specialists wanting to understand how to best use the most up-to-date influencing strategies and tools

POST-CONFERENCE PROGRAMS OFFERED FEATURING AUSTRALIA’S MUST-VISIT DESTINATIONS

This year we are offering an exciting post-conference program featuring some of Australia’s most iconic and desirable destinations, including:

  • Uluru, an ancient Aboriginal cultural site in the heart of Australia

  • The white sands and blue oceans of the Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef

  • Picturesque unspoiled island of Tasmania

Expressions of interest can be completed when you register.

RATES

The Early Bird rates available to 1 September, 2018 – save 33%

Early bird registration for IAPC Members USD$795 and for Non-Members USD$1295.

Please note, members can invite up to four (4) guests from the same firm for $700 USD for members' guests.

* Don’t forget to pay your membership dues to receive the member rate!

ACCOMMODATION

Significant room rate discounts have been secured at The Intercontinental Sydney CBD for conference delegates - save up to 20%

Hotel bookings are open now, click here to register.

If you need help with registration or you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact us at IAPCSydney2018@verveevents.net