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​​​Why Sydney?​​​​

 

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The IIA is excited to partner with IIA–Australia to bring the 2017 International Conference to Sydney. Without a doubt, conference attendees will be able to immerse themselves in a truly global experience with international colleagues while engaging in learning across core tracks around leadership, innovation, value, and effectiveness.

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Australia, which is known as "Oz," is often referred to as "the Lucky Country," and "The Land Down Under" is a great destination where the tourism in Sydney — the Harbour City — forms an important part of the city's economy. This amazing city is the 42nd most visited city in the world.

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The oldest and biggest Australian city, Sydney is home to over 4.5 million people. Sydney's western harbour is being transformed into one of the most distinctive and dynamic waterfront business and leisure districts in the world.

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The conference will be held at the International Convention Center Sydney. Having opened in December 2016, ICC Sydney is set to be Asia Pacific’s premier integrated convention, exhibition, and entertainment district. 

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​​​Where should I stay?​

The IIA has arranged for conference delegates to enjoy special discounts on accommodations at fantastic hotels in Sydney, which are walking distance from the ICC Sydney.

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​​​​How do I get there?​​

Travel Inbound and outbound international flights to Sydney, Australia will travel through (SYD / YSSY) Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.​ Transportation Explore Sydney with ease via an integrated public transport network of trains, buses, light rail, and ferries, as well as taxis and more. Conference delegates enjoy special discounts on Gray Line Sightseeing Tours. Discounts Conference delegates enjoy special discounts with Delta Airlines, Emirates, and United Airlines. Learn ​m​ore about these savings now​. ​​
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Unless you are a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, you will need a visa to enter the country.
A visa or electronic travel authority (ETA) is required to enter Australia.

For details, visit Australia.com’s visa information website.