State based conference

Unite & Transform

As the industry goes through a period of change, one thing’s for sure – we need to operate agile, customer-focused businesses. The 2019 Connective Conference will deliver thought leadership and practical takeaways from a line-up of experts to put you in a prime position to grow your business. There will be opportunities to network and form relationships which is more important than ever during this challenging time. At our flagship event this year, we will unite to lead a positive transformation of our industry, reinforce the strength of our profession and find new ways to continue growing consumer confidence in the services we provide.

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Des Dowling
Chris Helder
Create a belief system to support your success
Justin Dry
Harness your customers to promote your business
Janine Garner
Unleash your brilliance to generate extraordinay results



11.30am - 12:40pm
Registration, Lunch & Lender Expo
12.40pm - 12.50pm
Welcome from your local State Manager
12.40pm - 1.20pm
Industry update
1.20pm - 2.30pm
Keynote speaker: Chris Helder
2.30pm - 3.00pm
Afternoon tea and lender expo
3.00pm - 4.10pm
Keynote speaker: Janine Garner
4.10pm - 5.00pm
Economic and market update
7.00pm - 11.30pm
Gala awards dinner
10.00am – 10:10am
Welcome back
10.10am – 11.20am
Connective broker champion
11:20am – 11:50am
Morning tea and lender expo
11:50am – 12:50am
Keynote speaker: Justin Dry
12:50pm – 1.00pm
Lender giveaways
1.00pm – 1.10pm
Connective close
1.10pm – 2.00pm
Lunch and lender expo

Ticket inclusions and prices

Connective's 2019 Conferences are jam-packed with amazing speakers, there are great opportunities to network with other brokers and lenders and we have awesome regional venues lined up.

Find the right ticket option for you.

Full delegate
Delegate no accomodation
Gala dinner only
Attendance to all conference sessions
One-night accommodation
Breakfast on Friday
Lunch on both days
Gala awards dinner
Access to the lender expo

Five fabulous destinations over five weeks

Dates & Locations

Novotel Barossa Valley
42 Pioneer Ave, Rowland Flat SA 5352

Novotel Barossa Valley Resort's tranquil 4-start accommodation is adjacent to Tanunda Pines Golf Course. Wake to sunrise views from your balcony over rolling hills and Jacobs Creek Vineyard, and start the day brightly at the regional, seasonal breakfast buffet.

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Mantra Lorne
35 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne VIC 3232

Mantra Lorne offers wonderful accommodation in one of Australia's most sought after destinations, the Great Ocean Road. Built around the oldest guesthouse in Victoria, Mantra Lorne is now a part of the rich history of Lorne and the surrounding region.

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Mantra Salt Beach
Gunnamatta Ave, Kingscliff NSW 2487

This Kingscliff hotel is just 15 minutes from Gold Coast Airport, but a million miles from the everyday. Mantra on Salt Beach offers exceptional facilities and a beautiful beachfront location.

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Pullman Bunker Bay
42 Bunker Bay Rd, Naturaliste WA 6281

Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, located in the superb South West of Western Australia, nestled alongside the crystal clear waters of beautiful Bunker Bay in the world renowned Margaret River Wine Region. Please note this accommodation is made up of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments which means some delegates will need to share apartments. Note all delegates will have private bedrooms and bathrooms.

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Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale NSW 2325

Ideally located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just over two hours north of Sydney, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers premier resort accommodation with a scenic golf course, breathtaking vineyard views and great leisure facilities right on our doorstep.

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Yes, thanks to the generous support of our lender partners your tickets are subsidised. A standard ticket is valued at over $1,500!
Yes, they can join you and attend our gala dinner and share your room. You will just need to purchase a gala dinner ticket for them and cover their breakfast cost directly with the hotel. Just let us know if they will share your room so we can give the hotel the heads up.
Yes, though please note there may be additional charges to upgrade your room to accommodate them. Please let our team know when you’re purchasing your tickets if there are children attending too.
Yes, when purchasing your tickets, you can let us know if you would like to extend your stay and one of our friendly team members will provide you with prices and availability.
Our list of speakers are available to view here
Smart casual for the daytime Conference sessions and dress to impress for the Excellence Awards dinner.
We understand plans change. If you need to cancel your ticket we are happy to issue a full refund up to 30 days prior to the event. If you are cancelling with less than 30 days to go, then there is no refund available unless we can find someone else to take your place.
Sure thing, if you would rather not stay onsite or if you live close by please purchase a non-accommodation Conference ticket.
If you would like to share a room with another delegate, please make a note of this at registration.

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