About the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

The Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region.

ACIPC is here to support the professional practice of infection prevention and control professionals by providing them with support, networking, knowledge and up to date information relevant to their area of practice.

Our vision is that the College is the peak body for the prevention and control of infection in our communities.

Our purpose is to advance the speciality area of infection prevention and control, support members by education and research, enable evidence based development of policy and practice to give improved health care outcomes.

You can learn more about ACIPC by visiting our website: www.acipc.org.au 

About the Conference

The ACIPC International Conference is Australasia’s pre-eminent conference for Infection Prevention & Control professionals.

The conference runs for 3 days, and attracts approximately 550 attendees each year. The conference provides sponsors and exhibitors delegates the opportunity to:

  • Meet face-to-face with those who make and influence the final decision on the purchase of Infection Control and Prevention products and services.
  • Demonstrate new services and programs.
  • Launch new products.
  • Maintain a high profile with your target markets.
  • Network with delegates, industry leaders and health care experts.
  • Gain industry insight and evaluate market trends to generate new business opportunities.
  • Demonstrate your involvement, commitment and support of ACIPC and the broader Infection Prevention & Control community.
  • Access & start relationships with contacts who may not be part of your current market or marketing strategy.
  • Invite current and potential clients to the pre-eminent conference for Infection Prevention & Control professionals in the Australasian region.

Who attends

The ACIPC International Conference attracts delegates from a variety of healthcare settings and professions:

Top Professions represented at the conference
Infection Prevention & Control Professional 70%
Hospital Manager 5%
Nursing 3%
Education & Research 6%
Top Healthcare settings of delegates
Acute Care 51%
Public Health 10%
Private Hospital 10%
Educational Institutions 7%
Top job categories of delegates
Clinical Nurse Consultant – Infection Control 25%
Infection Control Manager/Co-ordinator 10%
Director/CEO/Executive Management 10%
Division & Line Managers 11%
Consultant 7%
Lecturer/Professor/Educator 5%
Locations represented at the ACIPC Conference
NSW/ACT 34%
WA/NT/SA 10%
QLD 12%
VIC/TAS 37%
Asia & the Pacific 5%
Other International 2%

Data based on the 2016 ACIPC International Conference hosted at the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park.

About the venue

Multiple award-winning, the National Convention Centre Canberra is the largest, purpose-built conference and event venue in the ACT.

The exhibition component of the conference will be held in the Exhibition Hall. The most adaptable events space in Canberra, the Exhibition Hall offers 2,000 square metres of space, a ceiling height of 9 metres and vehicle access height of 3.9 metres.

Visit www.nccc.com.au to learn more about the venue.

About the location

Big ideas emerge, circulate and grow in Canberra, thanks to unique links between leading thinkers in business, government, education and research.

Canberra represents an exceptional opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors at the ACIPC International Conference to engage with a broad spanning delegate base and leverage opportunities that only exist in the nation’s capital.

Engagement opportunities at the conference

Social Functions

Tickets to the Welcome & Poster Receptions are included with all full sponsor and exhibitor registrations. Social functions are designed to allow sponsors and exhibitors the opportunity to network and mix with delegates in an informal setting.

  • Welcome Reception:
    Hosted in the exhibition area the Welcome Reception is a poular function with conference delegates. Food and beverage will be served throughout the exhibition area encouraging delegates to move and mingle throughout the entire area.
  • Poster Reception:
    Hosted in the Poster Display area, immediately adjacent to the exhibition area, the Poster Reception provides all attendees the opportunity to talk with presenters and view posters detailing the very latest break-throughs and innovations in Infection Prevention & Control. This is an excellent opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to mingle with delegates whilst brushing up on industry and scientific knowledge.  

Hosting delegates and private sponsor events

The conference committee is happy for sponsors and exhibitors to host educational or social events during the time of the conference.

These may be a breakfast or dinner event, however must not be run or coincide with event scheduled as per the ACIPC Conference Scientific program.

Sponsors and exhibitors are responsible for all organisation and costs associated with hosted events including marketing, attendee bookings, venue bookings, catering etc.

An opt-in delegate list including attendee name, organisation, state and email address will be provided to eligible sponsors and exhibitors approximately 2 weeks prior to the conference which may be used for the circulation of invitations.

App Game

All sponsors and exhibitors will be issued QR codes as part of the 2017 App Game designed to encourage delegate flow and interaction.

Exhibitors can choose to clearly display the QR code on or within your booth to avoid unnecessary interruptions or you can ‘hide’ the code to ensure interaction with your representatives.

Each QR code will reveal the exhibitors’ company name.

To enter the draw, participants will need to have collected all sponsor and exhibitor names.

Key sponsors will also be given the first opportunity to provide prizes.

Breaks

All arrival tea and coffee, morning tea’s, lunches and afternoon teas will be served in the exhibition area.

Catering stations, seating and cocktail tables will be situated throughout the exhibition area to help facilitate the even spread of delegates during catered breaks.