Social Functions

Our Everlasting Roads – Enabling Future Mobility

Plant and Equipment Expo & Family Day

Proudly sponsored Wirtgen (Platinum Sponsor) 

This year’s conference is complimented by a Plant and Equipment Expo showcasing the best in industry from Australia and around the world.This event is open to the public and showcases the road construction industry, its employment and training opportunities and career pathways.

Date: Sunday, 18th August 2019
Time: 12pm – 4:00pm
Venue: International Convention Centre, Sydney,NSW
Address: 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
Where: Exhibition Hall 2

Plant and Equipment Expo

The Expo will provide the opportunity to discuss employment, training and career pathways with some of the largest Flexible Pavement Employers in Australia, along with providing an opportunity for the public to engage with the industry.

Family Day

Bring your family, friends and kids along to enjoy the Plant and Equipment Expo and get up close and personal with road machinery, see what the industry is about and how road worker safety is approached. Grab some giveaways, enjoy a free BBQ and support the Smith Family Charity through SAMI’s coffee cart.

Expo Feature Charity Carts

Proudly sponsored SAMI Bitumen Technologies (Platinum Sponsor) 

The plant & Equipment Expo will feature two coffee carts sponsored by SAMI Bitumen Technologies. SAMI will supply each delegate with a keep cup showcasing the company’s commitment to the environment. All takeaway cups used will incur a GOLD COIN donation, with the proceeds going toward SAMI charity of choice The Smith Family.

Date: Sunday, 18th August 2019
Time: 12pm – 4:00pm
Venue: International Convention Centre, Sydney,NSW
Address: 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
Where: Exhibition Hall 2

Conference Welcome Reception

Proudly sponsored Caterpillar (Platinum Sponsor)

Networking Drinks and  finger food to welcome delegates and exhibitors including a next generation equipment launch.

Date: Sunday,18th August 2019
Time: 4:30pm – 6pm
Venue: International Convention Centre, Sydney,NSW
Address: 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
Where: Exhibition Hall 2

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Conference Opening Function

Proudly sponsored Puma Bitumen (Diamond Sponsor)

Join us at the International Conference Opening Function on The Starship Sydney, the largest and most contemporary glass boat in the world. A spectacular tour around Sydney’s stunning Harbour whilst Networking with delegates and exhibitors.

Date: Monday 19th August 2019
Time: 6pm to 10pm
Launching from: King Street Wharf 4, Darling Harbour

Please note that the cruise will launch from King Street Wharf 4, Darling Harbour. If you are departing from the International Convention Centre, allow for a 20 – 30 minute walk. The event starts at 6pm sharp. Please arrive at least 20 minutes earlier.

Click HERE for a walking map to the cruise.

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AAPA Gala Dinner & National Industry Awards 2019

Proudly sponsored Viva Energy (Diamond Sponsor)

A glamorous night to award and celebrate the best individuals, projects, safety initiatives and innovation in the Australian Flexible Pavement Industry. Includes a three course dinner and entertainment. All State winners are nominees for the National Awards so come and see who wins!

Date: Tuesday, 20th August 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 11:30pm
Venue: Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf
Address: Level 3/26-32 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Where: Heritage Wharf

Please note that the event will commence at Level 3/26-32 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009. If you are departing from the International Convention Centre, allow for a 20 – 30 minute walk. Cocktail/Networking commences at 6pm and Awards will commence at 7 pm sharp.

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