The theme for the 74th Annual Conference of the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries is Journey to the Top. We invite delegates, sponsors and exhibitors to take an introspective look at their business model, to build upon their internal processes, and strengthen resilience in the industry.

In today’s marketplace, competition is fierce. However, often some of the simplest changes can help you succeed in business.

For instance, companies with a clear understanding of customer acquisition and required marketing tactics can enjoy a raft of benefits. Similarly, companies that devise and implement clear business processes, policies and procedures can streamline their operations, saving precious time. Alternatively, adopting a flexible, agile approach to your supply chain can help bolster your bottom line.

This year’s keynote speakers will cover a range of topics and strategies that are essential to the success of any business operating within the Australian wall and ceiling industries. The conference program has been designed to help all our members become more successful.

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Program Highlights

Canapes, Drinks and Walk at the Field of Lights

Canapes, Drinks and Walk At The Field of Lights

Meet your fellow delegates and experience this world-renowned and award-winning work of art. There’ll be a beautiful spread of canapes, drinks and you’ll get a chance to walk through the Field and be immersed in its wonder.

Outback Adventure, Camel Rides

Outback Adventure - Camel Farm for Rides, Bonfire and Music

Meet the animals that made the European exploration of the Red Centre possible. Go for a ride yourself and relax around the bonfire while you’re serenaded by talented musicians.

Sunrise Trip to Uluru

Sunrise Trip to Uluru and Breakfast at Sails on the Desert

See one of the world’s most spectacular natural formations at the perfect time. Watch the suns rays turn the rock all sorts of colours and return to the resort for a beautiful breakfast at Sails on the Desert.

Dot Painting Workshop

Dot Painting Workshop

Learn the inimitable art of the people that have called this area home for over 40,000 years. This workshop is not to be missed and you’ll be taught by some of the finest practitioners of this technique.

BBQ Dinner on the Lawn

BBQ Dinner On The Lawn

Relax on the resorts beautiful lawn area while you’re treated to a gourmet BBQ. The perfect chance to unwind and do some networking while you enjoy the balmy nights that make Uluru such a special place all year round.

Gala Dinner

AWCI ANZ Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner

The Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner will commence at 6.30pm for pre-dinner drinks followed by an evening of fine dining, drinking, industry awards and entertainment. The AWCI ANZ Trans-Tasman Awards of Excellence recognises and raises the profile of leaders in the wall and ceiling industry. Project winners from State and New Zealand local awards programs are nominated into the Trans-Tasman Awards and presented at the Gala Dinner and the Apprentice of the Year will be announced.

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