Sydney • 13th-15th September 2017
EARLY BIRD CLOSES 30 JUNE
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Sydney is one of the world’s most loved cities and it has a lively and vibrant buzz that makes it the ultimate destination throughout the year. Australia’s most famous city, Sydney, is nestled around the spectacular Sydney Harbour, the centrepiece of our internationally vibrant and diverse city. Sydney’s beauty is reflected in its friendly optimistic locals, intelligent business and zest for life.
As a world leading academic and business hub, Sydney provides an exceptional experience for the best minds to come together, innovate, network and push the boundaries of their fields.
Surrounded by thousands of cafés, restaurants, museums, galleries, shopping and leisure activities as well as an integrated transport system, Sydney provides something for everyone. Named the world’s most reputable city in 2013, Sydney is a busy, growing and exciting place to be.
Explore famous coastal beaches such as Bondi, Bronte, Coogee and Palm Beach. Bushwalk through Sydney Harbour National Park and visit the Blue Mountains.
Velg Training has organised travel deals with both Qantas and Virgin Australia for delegates travelling to and from the 2017 National VET Conference. Book your flights through the following links to secure discounted fares:
QANTAS Promo Code: VETSEP17
We are pleased to be able to provide participants at the conference a 10% discount off our base fares (excluding taxes, fees and surcharges) on our year-round Red eDeal fares from our regional and Domestic network to Sydney (and return). Please note that discounts will not apply to sale or other fare types. The offer will apply for travel between 6th and 22ND September 2017 and will be available for sale up to 11.59PM AEST on the 13th June 2017.
Thanks to Virgin Australia, discount flights are available through the booking panel below:
Discount available are:
•Domestic Business: upto 10% Virgin Australia Domestic Business class fares
•Domestic Flexi: upto 10% Virgin Australia Domestic Freedom fares
•Domestic Saver upto 10 % Virgin Australia Domestic Elevate and Getaway fares (excluding tactical and Sale fares)
For your reference the sale period is 02/05/2017 – midnight 15/09/2017 and the travel period is 07/09/2017 – midnight 22/09/2017
All fares purchased using the Event Direct booking tile are subject to the fare type terms and conditions provided on the Virgin Australia website.
Getting around Sydney is made easy when using the Opal smartcard. The card will allow you to tap on and tap off to pay your fares on trains, buses, ferries and light rail anywhere within the Opal network.
The International Convention Centre Sydney is a 30 minute drive from Sydney Airport, the trip will approximately cost $50.
Need a taxi?
Trains run every 10 - 15 minutes from the Sydney Domestic Terminal to the city the fare is approximately $17 per adult for a single trip. You can use your opal card on this trip.
If you are coming from Sydney CBD it is a short 15 minute walk to the ICC Sydney. All of the hotels recommended by Velg are within Sydney CBD.
Circular Quay, King Street Wharf and Pyrmont Bay Wharf all run direct ferry services to Darling Harbour.
Darling Harbour taxi drop off and pick up locations:
|Sydney Light Rail|
Travelling right through various Darling Harbour stations the Light Rail can take you to the ICC Sydney. You can get off the Light Rail at Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre.
Departing from The Rocks, Circular Quay, The opera House and Luna Park the Water Taxi is a great option for getting to and from Darling Harbour.
Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10 minute walk from ICC Sydney.
ICC Sydney has two car park facilities located within the Exhibition Centre and ICC Sydney Theatre. There are also numerous secure car parks located in and around Darling Harbour, the closest located at Harbourside Car Park, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont.
BusBus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street a 10 minute walk from ICC Sydney.
Grayline Promo Code: VETCONF