Lead Aspire 2024 Guardian Conference

Essential Information

When: Thursday 29th August & Friday 30th August 2024

Where: Melbourne, Victoria

Accommodation: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Rd, Albert Park VIC 3004

Conference Venue: Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, 65 Queens Rd, Albert Park VIC 3004

Awards Venue: The Glasshouse, Olympic Park Oval, Olympic Blvd, Melbourne Victoria (transportation details are in the FAQ)

Awards Night Dress Code: The dress code is cocktail attire, and the theme is FEATHERS & PEARLS!

Times: The Conference will run from 12.00pm-4.30pm on day one and 8.30am-4.00pm on day two. The Aspires Awards night runs from 6.45-11.00pm on Thursday 29th August.

Registration: Registration will be open from 10am-12pm on Thursday 29th, we ask that Melbourne based team members arrive between 10-11am to avoid congestion at the registration tables as the out-of-state teams will be arriving between 11am-12pm. Please drop your bag with concierge before proceeding to the Grand Ballroom on Level 1 for registration and lunch.

Attendees: The Centre Manager from each centre will be attending, along with members of the Network, Quality & Curriculum and People & Culture teams. The top two finalists from each award category will also be invited to the Aspires Awards night.

Flights: There will be one flight from ACT and SA and our regional areas and two flights from NSW and QLD on the Thursday morning to Melbourne and the same number of flights back again on Friday evening, flight times will be confirmed in a few weeks, please refer back to this page for any updates.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday 28th June 2024 to allow time to book flights and accommodation. Please refer to the FAQ tab on this website for all other information and logistics. If you have any further questions, please email [email protected]

We look forward to connecting and celebrating with you.

The Conference Agenda is coming soon!


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