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Information about the Conference

Dress Code
Business attire.

Conference Room Layout
Round cabaret style setting with 8 seats per table. Power for laptops on each table. 

Throughout the day there are three breaks:

  • Morning tea (30mins)
  • Lunch (60mins)
  • Afternoon tea (30mins)

The lunch menu will be added to the agenda. 

Wi-Fi will be available for conference guests on the day. Details will be provided on the day. 

An interactive version of the conference agenda will be available through ABSIA's website or you will be able to view or download a PDF version. Printed versions will be available on the day. 

Get Involved
Throughout the day take photos, mingle with guests and speakers and share your day on social media. Don't forget to tag ABSIA and use the hashtags #DigitalBusiness #DigitalEconomy. Also, stay around after the conference for networking drinks and canapés. 

Getting to the Swissôtel

The Swissôtel is easily accessibly via public transport but if you are driving, there are a number of parking stations close by. 

Train Stations
Both St James and Town Hall Stations are a short walk to and from the conference.

Swissôtel Discount Parking
Wilson's Parking at 383 Kent Street is $45 per day which includes one exit per day. Hotel guests will need to have their parking ticket validated with the concierge to receive this discounted price. 

Directions to the carpark from the Swissôtel. It is a 5min walk back to the hotel. 

Closest Parking Stations
Find parking stations near the Swissôtel here.


If you wish to stay at the Swissôtel for the conference, the Swissôtel has kindly supplied a discount code for 10% off the best pricing upon booking. Bookings need to be made by either phone or email, please find the contact information below. 

Reservations Department - Swissôtel
Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Phone: +61 2 9238 8888
Discount Code: ABSI1019

Other Accommodation
There are a variety of other hotels nearby and the Swissôtel is easily accessible by public transport. Below is a list of hotels that are a short walk from the conference: