Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

On behalf of the Conference Committee, we warmly invite your organisation to support as a partner, sponsor or exhibitor at the Developing Northern Australia Conference.

After four years of successful results, we know this Conference is critical to connecting industry leaders and sharing pivotal information on the strategic direction for the progress, growth and investment above the Tropic of Capricorn.
Each year, the Conference grows in engagement, collaboration and calibre of presentations. 2019 is already projected to surpass an outstanding 2018.

We appreciate your consideration of support for this event and look forward to the opportunity to develop a mutually beneficial partnership, not only for 2019, but well into the future. On behalf of the team, I hope you choose to partner with us as we work together to create the best Conference to date.

Sam Stewart
Chief Executive Officer

Host City Partner - City of Karratha

Located in the dynamic Pilbara region of Western Australia, the City of Karratha, is fast transitioning from a mining town into sustainable, economically diverse port city and capital of Australia’s North West. In the last decade the City of Karratha has been a powerhouse of economic growth for Western Australia and the nation. Its extensive resource exports have resulted in the City of Karratha being recognised as one of the largest LGA economies in Australia. The City of Karratha has worked closely with all levels of government and business partners to undertake a range of initiatives that have unlocked opportunities, created jobs and transformed the City into a far more attractive place to live, work and invest.

Conference Silver Partner - CQUniversity Australia

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967, CQUniversity was granted full University status in 1992. Now delivering more than 300 courses from Certificate to PhD level, the University has more than 30 000 students and has firmly established itself as one of the largest universities based in regional Australia. A renowned research institution and a benchmark leader for how Universities should engage with their communities, CQUniversity is now recognised among the best universities in the world, and as a leader in the area of social innovation.

Keynote Speaker Sponsor - The Asian Renewable Energy Hub

The Asian Renewable Energy Hub project is an 11,000+ MW wind and solar project being developed in the Pilbara. 5,000+ MW will be dedicated to large energy users in the Pilbara region, which could include new and expanded mines, downstream mineral processing and the large scale production of hydrogen for domestic and export markets. 6,000 MW will be exported to South East Asia through undersea High Voltage DC transmission cables.

Conference Host - Association for Sustainability in Business Inc.

The Developing Northern Australia Conference is hosted by the Association for Sustainability in Business Inc.

The Association provides a platform for industry and academic leaders to share sustainability knowledge and is committed to supporting the sustainable business practices of their members. The Association is creating a community for industry to work together on challenging sustainability issues.

ConferenceDates: 11-12 July 2019


Conference Delegates

Federal Government inter-agency representatives | State Government representatives from QLD, WA and NT | Local Government representatives including CEO, General Managers, Mayors and Elected Officials | Economic and Community Development Managers and Groups | Sustainability and Environment Groups | Organisations representing indigenous affairs | Town Planners, Architects, Builders, Project Managers and Engineers | Chamber of Commerce, RDA and Economic Development Groups | Banking, Finance and others interested in Economic Development | Academics and Researchers, Education Bodies with representation in Northern Australia | Local Business Owners and Managers | Resource Sector, Tourism Operators and Agricultural bodies | Northern Australia Special Interest Groups

2018 Conference Partners