Welcome

FPA Professionals Congress, Perth, 23-25 Nov 2016

Join your professional financial planning community to grow, share and connect at this year’s FPA Professionals Congress. The future is what we make it. Be ready to embrace changes, challenges and opportunities. Be Future Ready.

Be inspired and challenged

A program designed by planners, for planners. You’ll hear from business leaders and respected professionals, including fellow financial planners.

Gain practical tools and ideas

Earn up to 15 CPD hours. Tailor your learning with a choice of workshops on best practice concepts, technical solutions, leadership and personal growth.

Connect and share stories

Meet, connect and learn from people who are as passionate about financial planning as you.
Attending an FPA Congress influences and drives you to strive for the best for your clients and your business.

Time left for early-bird discount

Speakers

We’re preparing an exciting speaker line up to inspire, motivate and ensure you are Future Ready.

Program

Compelling keynote sessions, valuable networking opportunities and your choice of workshops to help you become Future Ready. The 3-day program begins at lunch on Wednesday and finishes at 2pm on Friday. Why not extend your trip and enjoy a well-earned break in beautiful WA!

Functions

Opportunities to connect with your peers, relax and be entertained.

FPA Professional Practice Workshop

Wednesday 23 November

11:00am – 2:30pm

This workshop is a dedicated session for our FPA Professional Practice community and will focus on sharing best practice ideas and strategies to enhance your individual practice. Complimentary and open to those working in an FPA Professional Practice.

Paraplanner Workshop

Wednesday 23 November

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Designed especially for paraplanners, this workshop will strengthen your technical knowledge and enhance your personal development skills. It’s also a great opportunity to share and connect with your peers. Complimentary session.

Networking drinks

Wednesday 23 November

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Kicking off after the opening keynote session, spend the evening connecting with your friends and colleagues, while enjoying fine food and drinks. Complimentary event

Future2 Gala Dinner

Thursday 24 November

6:30pm pre-dinner drinks, then dinner from 7:00pm

An evening of style and entertainment. Get together with friends, unwind and support the fundraising efforts of the Future2 Foundation. Three-course dinner, drinks and entertainment. Ticket $150. Partner or spouse $130

Women in Financial Planning Breakfast

Friday 25 November

7:30am – 8:45am

Start your day with a breakfast that will uplift and motivate. Whether it be an award-winning journalist, or respected food personality and Member of the Order of Australia, our guest speaker will share their story and what inspires them to succeed. Open to everyone. Ticket $60 including gourmet breakfast

Prices

Select from these Congress ticket and social function options.

All prices include GST

Your Congress Tickets

Congress tickets

Early bird

Standard

until 31 Aug
from 1 Sep
FPA member $1,100 $1,250
Non member $1,550 $1,700
FPA Student member* $100 $100
Partner/Spouse ticket# $130 $130

Social event tickets

Future2 Gala Dinner $150 $150
Women in Financial Planning Breakfast $60 $60
Tables of 10 available for both events
Networking drinks Complimentary Complimentary
* Open to FPA Student Members who are full-time university students only.
# Discounted ticket for partner/spouse to Future2 Gala Dinner and access to opening and closing keynote sessions and networking drinks.

Congress tickets include:

  • All keynote sessions
  • All workshops
  • Access to the Exhibition Hall
  • Networking drinks
  • Congress app
  • Lunch and light refreshments
Congress tickets do not include other social functions, Future2 Gala Dinner or partner tickets. FPA has the right to review and confirm attendance.

Venue

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Perth boasts sunny weather, beautiful beaches, world-class wineries and a relaxed outdoor lifestyle.

  • Venue located in heart of Perth CBD
  • 30 min by taxi from Perth airport
  • Easy access by car, train, bus and on foot.
  • Hotels within 5 min walk with great rates secured for you

Why not arrive early or stay on and enjoy a well-deserved break?

Highlights of Perth

  • Kings Park & Botanic Garden
  • Fremantle
  • Rottnest Island
  • Swan Valley
  • Perth beaches
  • Acclaimed golf courses
  • Dolphins

Highlights of Western Australia

  • Margaret River wine region
  • Cable Beach
  • The Pinnacles
  • Bungle Bungle Range
  • Ningaloo Reef

For more on visiting WA, visit the Tourism Western Australia website or the City of Perth website.

Margaret River

Location

  • Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

    21 Mounts Bay Rd,
    Perth WA 6000,
    Australia

Stay

Book a nearby hotel at a great rate

Favourable rates on accommodation close to the venue.  Secure your hotel when you complete your Congress registration.

ADINA APARTMENT HOTEL PERTH

33 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

50m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate 1
Premier One bedroom apartment $239* per room per night

Room Rate 2
Premier Two bedroom apartment $379* per room per night (Sold out)

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

PARMELIA HILTON

14 Mill Street, Perth WA 6000

150m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

ROOM RATE 1
Hilton Queen Guestroom $295* per room per night

ROOM RATE 2
Hilton King Guestroom $315* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

CITADINES ST GEORGES TERRACE PERTH

185 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

300m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

ROOM RATE 1
Studio Deluxe $265* per room per night

ROOM RATE 2
Studio Executive $275* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

HOLIDAY INN PERTH CITY CENTRE

788 Hay St, Perth 6000 WA

500m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate
Superior Room $275* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

IBIS PERTH

334 Murray Street, Perth WA 6000

550m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate
Standard Room $200* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

RENDEZVOUS HOTEL PERTH CENTRAL

24 Mount Street, Perth WA 6000

500m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate
Guest Room $205* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

MERCURE PERTH

10 Irwin Street, Perth WA 6000

1.3km from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate
Standard Room $230* per room per night only

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON PERTH

707 Wellington Street, Perth WA 6000

1km from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate
Superior Room $235* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

MOUNTS BAY WATERS APARTMENT HOTEL

112 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

500m from Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Room Rate 1

1 Bedroom apartment $218* per room per night

Room Rate 2

2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom Apartment $353* per room per night

 

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*Rate is room only, no breakfast included. Cancellation fees apply within 30 days before arrival.

Frequently Asked Questions

Financial planners and those working in the financial planning profession from across Australia, including practice managers, paraplanners and support staff. Both FPA members and non-members attend.

Wednesday 23 November – Friday 25 November 2016. The 3-day program begins at lunch on Wednesday 23 November and finishes at 2pm on Friday 25 November.

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA 6000

Phone: (08) 9338 0300

Website: www.pcec.com.au

It will start earlier and finish earlier than in previous years, so you can be back home on Friday night if you need to. The 3-day program begins at lunch on Wednesday 23 November and finishes at 2pm on Friday 25 November.

You can cancel your registration by emailing FPACongress@ccconferences.com.au by 5.00pm Friday 21 October 2016 (subject to a $200 administration fee). After such date, refunds will only be made at the discretion of the organising committee. Please refer to the cancellation policy in Terms and Conditions.

Please visit an airline website or book with your travel agent. We encourage you to book flights to and from Perth as far in advance as possible to secure the best times and airfares.

Registrations will officially close two weeks prior to the event. Registration will be available at the event, however in order to reserve the workshops and functions of your choice we strongly recommend you register prior to this to avoid disappointment.

Yes, parking is available directly under the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visit the Centre’s website.

You can register by clicking on the ‘register now’ button found in the top right hand corner of this page or click here.

Tables of 10 tickets are available for purchase when you are registering for the Future2 Gala dinner and Women in Financial Planning breakfast. Should you have any enquiries about registering a table of 10 please email FPACongress@ccconferences.com.au

Early Bird offer ends on 31 August 2016.

You can earn up to 15 CPD hours by attending the 2016 FPA Professionals Congress.