Social Program

MEA 2018 Social Program

The MEA conference social program is the time to relax, meet friends (old and new) and experience what the host city has to offer while exploring new ideas. In 2018 the social program will include:

Welcome Reception

Date: 6 May 2018
Time: 1830 to 2030
Venue: National Wine Centre
Dress: Business Casual

Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
*Additional tickets: $110 per person

The opening social event provides the perfect opportunity to touch base with the events community. The National Wine Centre is delighted to offer an exciting food and wine experience, think mini-festival, to kick-off the MEA2018 social program.

With South Australia's growing passion for food and wine experiences, the Welcome Reception will showcase various Australian wineries along with locally sourced produce. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet the Executive Chef and kitchen team as they create dishes from live food stations and of course SA’s famous wine will flow throughout the night.


Casual Night

Date: 7 May 2018
Time: 1830 to 2130
Venue: Adelaide Oval
Dress: Show Your True Colours

Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
*Additional tickets: $110 per person

From the moment you cross the famous Footbridge, Adelaide Oval will demonstrate why it is one of Australia’s most acclaimed sporting venues. Themed ‘ Show Your True Colours’ this event will showcase all that the Oval has as an events centre, from amazing audio visual displays to the incredible foods and wines available.

So come dressed in your team’s colours and be prepared to party!


Gala Awards Night

Date: 8 May 2018
Time: 1900 to 2300
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre
Dress: Cocktail

Tickets: Included in the registration fee.
*Additional tickets: $195 per person

The events industry’s night of nights. The dinner and Awards recognise and celebrate the successes of our industry and those who have been judged to have excelled in the delivery of events. This event is the highlight of the MEA social calendar.


Club MEA

The place to go after the social events if you still have more talking to do!

After the Welcome Reception

Date: 6 May 2018
Time: 2030 til late
Venue: NOLA Adelaide

ADDRESS
28 Vardon Ave, Adelaide

After the Casual Night

Date: 7 May 2018
Time: 2200 til late
Venue: Neon

ADDRESS
Adelaide Riverbank, Under the footbridge by Festival Centre

After the Gala Awards Dinner

Date: 8 May 2018
Time: 2330 til late
Venue: La Boca, Stamford Plaza Adelaide

ADDRESS
150 North Terrace, (Under Stamford Plaza Adelaide), Adelaide

REGISTER TO ATTEND