Social Events

The AFA community is built on great relationships. Expand your network by making new friends, strengthening relationships and discovering new business partners.

Share your passion with your peers.

Conference Orphan Night

Saturday 11 October

From 7.30pm

The Pier Bar (located adjacent to Shangri-La Hotel)

Arrived in Cairns and not sure what to do?

Join us at ClubAFA for a quiet night before the conference starts.

Show your lanyard for discount drinks.

Welcome Reception

Sunday 12 October

7.30pm – 10.00pm

Cairns Convention Centre

Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Tropical North Queensland.

Dress: Tropical (Casual) 
Theme: TropiCairns
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Casual Night – ClubAFA

Monday 13 October

9.00pm – Late

The Pier Bar (located adjacent to Shangri-La Hotel)

It’s time to network with your fellow delegates or take part in some Karaoke, Billards or Ping Pong.

Show your lanyard for discount drinks & other sponsored specials
Dress: Casual 
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AFA Adviser of the Year & Practice of the Year Gala Dinner

Tuesday 14 October

7.15pm – 1.00am

Cairns Convention Centre

The annual Gala Dinner incorporating the AFA Adviser of the Year & Practice of the Year Awards.

Join us for the glitz and glamour that is “Festival De Cairns”.

Dress:  Black Tie
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Optional Tour Information

In collaboration with Destination Cairns Marketing, the AFA have secured a number of day tours which will take place on Monday 13 October. These tours will enable you to get to know Cairns and surrounding areas, as well as bond with delegates and create lasting memories.

The following tours have been specially designed for delegates attending the AFA 2014 National Adviser Conference. All tours will be operated on Monday 13 October, 2014 and require payment at the time of booking. Information regarding each tour, dress requirements and pick up / drop off location are detailed on the tour link. The tour desk will be open onsite on Saturday 11 October in the foyer of the Shangri-La Hotel and also at some break times through out the conference.