Networking Functions

Networking functions are a great way to interact with other delegates, exhibitors and sponsors. The LASA National Congress offers a range of opportunites to network with the industry. LASA welcomes all attendees to participate. You will find the schedule of networking functions below. LASA encourages you to book your tickets in advance to ensure that you do not miss out! Simply click which networking functions you would like to attend during the registration process.

Delegates and exhibitors who purchase a full congress registration will have a ticket to the Welcome Reception, Pre-Dinner Drinks and Congress dinner included. If you are purchasing a single day registration, you can purchase a ticket to the networking functions that you would like to attend. Ticket prices are listed below.


LASA invites you to our Welcome Reception to offically welcome all attendees to the congress as well as to introduce you to our wonderful trade exhibition over a glass of winne and canapes. Over the course of the three days, all of your catering will be served in the trade exhibition so we want to you to familiarise yourself with where your food and drinks will be served. 

Date: Sunday 28 October 2018
Time: 5.15pm – 7pm
Venue: Trade Exhibition, Adelaide Convention Centre
Tickets: Inclusive for full registrations. Additional tickets are TBC
Dress code: Business Attire

Pre-Dinner Drinks

Enjoy a refreshing drink after your first full day at Congress after the sessions conclude on Monday with our Pre-Dinner Drinks networking function. You can build on any relationships formed during the day and visit our amazing exhibitors.


Date: Monday 29 October 2018
Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Venue: Trade Exhibition, Adelaide Convention Centre
Tickets: Inclusive for full registrations. Additional tickets are $TBC
Dress code: Business Attire


Please join us as we celebrate another fantastic LASA National Congress. We encourage you to come dressed in your best. Iron your suits and dust off your ball gowns! The Congress Dinner is a night not to be missed as we also annouce our National Excellence in Age Services Awards winners. Proudly sponsored by HESTA. 

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: TBC
Tickets: Inclusive for full registrations. Additional tickets are TBC
Dress code: Red Carpet