As the heat rises, so does the excitement for our sizzling social events.  Join us for a symphony of sounds and connections, where professionals from around the globe will come together to amplify their knowledge and create unforgettable memories.  Get ready to ignite your passion for audiology in a vibrant, heat-themed atmosphere like no other! 

smoking ceremony 

DATE: Wednesday 8th May, 2024

TIME: 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm

VENUE: City Terrace, Cairns Convention Centre

DRESS: Smart Casual

COST: $35 per person (inc GST). 

A smoking ceremony is a tradition that has been performed by First Nations people for centuries, and is one of the oldest ceremonies practiced in the world today.  Usually at the beginning of a ceremony it accompanies a Welcome and assists in cleansing the area and the people of bad spirits and to promote the protection and well-being of visitors.  This is a limited ticket event following the Smoking Ceremony will be a two hour all inclusive Cocktail Party. 

welcome function

Join us for an evening of scintillating conversations and a sizzling atmosphere.  It’s the perfect opportunity to ignite connections and kickstart a conference that’s sure to be red-hot.  Let’s raise our glasses to our upcoming days filled with passion, innovation, and the heat of audiology! 

DATE:      Thursday 9th May 2024
TIME:       4.30 PM - 6.30 PM
VENUE:    Exhibition Hall - Arena A
DRESS:     Smart Casual
This event is included in all Full Registrations. Tickets for day delegates or guests are $100 per person (inc GST).      

gala dinner 

DATE:      Friday 10th May 2024
TIME:      6.30 PM - 12.00 MIDNIGHT
VENUE:    Esplanade Lagoon Events Lawn
DRESS:     Formal
 This event is a limited ticket event and is complimentary to the first 600 registrations or until supply is exhausted additional Tickets for day delegates or guests are available at a cost of $180 per person (inc GST).    

Prepare to be dazzled at the grand finale of the ACAud Congress – our scorching “The Heat is On” Gala!  Join us for an unforgettable evening of glamour and excitement.  Elegance meets passion as we celebrate the achievements of our audiology community.  Get ready to turn up the heat on the dance floor, enjoy gourmet delights and bask in the warmth of camaraderie.  It’s the night where audiology’s brightest stars shine the brightest!