Networking Events​

In addition to the numerous networking opportunities throughout the two and a half days of the conference, we invite you to join us for our Welcome Reception on Monday evening and our exciting Gala on Tuesday evening.

Join us as we celebrate The IIA’s 2017 International Conference with a culinary excursion to delight the senses and world-class entertainment that will leave you breathless.

International Conference Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception
Monday, 24 July 2017
5:30 p.m. -​ 7:00 p.m.

Additional tickets to the Welcome Reception is $230 AUD

The Welcome Reception will be the perfect opportunity to network and socialize in one of Sydney’s newest locations in the heart of the city whilst sampling some of Australia’s finest food and wine. The theme “A Taste of Australia” will provide you with the opportunity to be exposed to the overall Australian culture and attendees will have the chance to meet some of Australia’s most memorable “Aussie” animals!

Come along and refresh old friendships and meet new acquaintances at the official opening of the conference.​

International Conference Gala

Gala Party
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
7:00 p.m. - 11: 0​0 p.m.

Additional tickets to the Gala Party is $340 AUD

Sydney Shines - The IIA 2017 International Conference Gala Party will be the perfect opportunity to network and socialise with fellow colleagues and friends in one of Sydney’s most scenic and iconic locations, whilst sampling some of Australia’s finest foods. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to dine and dance the night away at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, overlooking the beautiful Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House.

Choose your own culinary adventure as you wander amongst food stations and sample roaming gourmet bites and bowls that showcase Australia’s multi-cultural culinary offerings. Taste a little bit of everything, taking the chance to broaden your palette across a roving style menu that offers the substance of a traditional meal. Whether you wish to relax, network with colleagues, be entertained or experience every element of the evening, there is something for everyone.


Social Event Pricing

This social event option is included with your conference registration. (Local registrants: just add on this opportunity.​)

Welcome Reception Tickets: US$150 per person
Gala Tickets: US$250 per person​

​Sponsors and Exhibitors​

Sponsors and Exhibitors

During networking breaks, conference delegates will have the opportunity to expand and strengthen their pee​r network, and visit with a wide variety of exhibitors showcasing the very latest in products and technologies designed to make their jobs easier. Take advantage of this unique opportunity by visiting these sponsors and exhibitors.

IIA Conferences are the absolute best way to make face-to-face contact with the internal auditors and risk management professionals from around the world who are defining the future of the profession. No other events offer the exposure you’ll get at an IIA event — access to both senior executives with budgetary control AND the next generation of employers and leaders from all aspects of the internal audit profession. Create new connections to current and new customers, employees, and partners at the 2017 IIA International Conference. Learn more about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities​.​​​​​​​​​

​​Things to do in Sydney

Conference delegates enjoy special discounts on Gray Line Sightseeing Tours. We’re excited to offer you a variety of indoor and outdoor expedition opportunities to add a bit of adventure to your stay. You can also explore Sydney with ease via an integrated public transport network of trains, buses, light rail, and ferries, as well as taxis and more.

k.d. lang Ingénue Redux Tour

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 7.30 pm
ICC Sydney Theatre at Darling Harbour

GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang will tour Australia in July on her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of her first all-original album Ingénue. Ingénue is certified multi-platinum in Australia and around the world, and it produced some of the most memorable songs of the 90’s including Constant Craving, Miss Chatelaine, Save Me, and The Mind of Love.​ The Ingénue Redux Tour is going to be an unmissable night for k.d. lang fans.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Please be advised that the above concert tickets are offered by separate operators and do not have any connection with Arinex Pty Ltd or The Institute of Internal Auditors. This information is provided to delegates on a general basis, and it is the delegate’s responsibility to research, make a booking,​ and pay for the service provided directly with the supplier. Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions on the operator website before proceeding with payment to avoid any problems. Any issues relating to this are at the expense of the delegate and not the responsibility of Arinex Pty Ltd or The Institute of Internal Auditors.​

Learn, connect, and discover in 2017 as Sydney welcomes the world’s best professional services conferences: Sydney Shines Professional Services​.