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Networking Events

A key part of AusRAIL PLUS is the networking opportunities that are provided to attendees. There is a social function to enhance networking on every night of the event. Find out more by choosing a function below:

Welcome Reception

Monday 20 November 2017
When: 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Dress: Smart casual

Pre-registration at AusRAIL PLUS 2017 is highly recommended. With over 700 delegates attending, Why not beat the rush and enjoy some early networking by attending our pre-registration and Welcome Reception.

Receive your badge in a relaxed environment, before enjoying an informal drink with colleagues to discuss the week ahead.

Exhibition Networking Drinks

Tuesday 21 November 2017 
When: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Where: Exhibition Halls 1, 2, 3 & 4, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Dress: Business Attire

One of the major networking functions at AusRAIL PLUS 2017, the Exhibition Networking Drinks will bring together, delegates, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and other attendees to network and discuss the day’s proceedings over drinks and canapés all accompanied by some light entertainment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to network with colleagues and associates in an informal atmosphere amongst the incredible 450 exhibition stands.

RTAA Yellow Tie Dinner

Wednesday 22 November 2017
When: 7.00pm – 11.00pm, Pre-dinner drinks served from 6.30pm
Where: Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Dress: Business Attire (no need to wear a tie or scarf as you will receive your commemorative RTAA yellow tie or scarf at the event)

Eagerly anticipated every second year, the RTAA Yellow Tie Dinner is a unique social gathering where all guests receive a collectable yellow tie or scarf. Traditionally the industry’s talkfest, the Yellow Tie Dinner is the place to consolidate and grow your industry contact list. The 2017 Dinner will include the presentation of the RTAA Diversity Award.

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AusRAIL PLUS 2017 Gala Dinner

Thursday 23 November 2017
When: 7.00pm – 11.00pm, Pre-dinner drinks served from 6.30pm
Where: Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
Dress: Black Tie

The annual AusRAIL Gala Dinner is one of the highlights of the rail industry calendar and is the perfect ending to 3 full days of networking, deal making and strategic planning. Held in Brisbane City Hall’s unique circular room with its ornate sculptured sky dome and 120 year old father Henry Willis organ, the 2017 Gala Dinner will again be the occasion to celebrate the winner and finalists of the ‘Young Rail Professionals Innovation Pitching Competition’.


Please bring your business cards to be eligible to enter the lucky door prize of a hamper which will be drawn during the Gala Dinner. Business cards will be collected during the pre-dinner drinks from 6.30pm

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