Why should I attend PACE 2018?

• Absorb the latest in parking technologies and innovations from exhibitors 
• Engage with world-renowned experts during information sessions 
• Connect with your parking industry peers from around the world to develop your personal network of like-minded colleagues 

When and where is the PACE 2018 being held?

PACE 2018, the Parking Australia Convention & Exhibition, is being held from Wednesday 31 October until Friday 2 November 2018 at The Star Gold Coast, 1 Casino Drive, Broadbeach QLD.

Who should attend PACE 2018?

Industry professionals from all settings who are involved in parking.

Delegates attend PACE from a variety of sectors including airports, universities, consultants, planners & architects, commercial operators, hospitals, local councils, private owners, state government, equity investors, property trusts and shopping centres.

What are the PACE 2018 registration fees and where do I register?

Early bird registration is $950 for members and $1200 for non-members (ex GST). Visit the registration page for further details. 

When and how do I make my hotel reservations?

For details on accommodation and to find the special discount code visit the Venue Page of the website. 

How do I contact the PACE 2018 Secretariat?

Contact Concept Event Management

Tel: +61 2 9436 0232   
Fax: +61 2 9436 4462   
Post: PO Box 1179, Crows Nest NSW 1585
Email: pace2018@conceptevents.com.au 

What is the dress code for the PACE 2018?

The dress code for the Business Sessions and Welcome Reception is business casual.

The dress code for the Convention Awards Dinner is evening wear.

What are the exhibit hours?

31 October – 5pm – 7pm (Welcome Reception in expo)

01 November – 8am – 5pm

02 November 8am – 3.30pm

Do I have to register for social events?

Yes, you must register to attend all social events. Registration for social events takes place during the registration process. Please refer to the social program section on the Convention website.


Are transfers being organised from the airport?

No, transfers are not being organised from the airport to The Star Gold Coast. However, there are several transport options for getting to and from Gold Coast Airport including SkyBus Airport Shuttle, taxi, buses, trains and trams.

For more transport information please see the Travel Information page of the website.


How do I submit a nomination for the Parking Industry Awards at PACE 2018?

The 2018 applications for the Parking Industry Awards are open from 3 April – 19 July 2018. Learn more here.

Parking Australia would like to thank the PACE 2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors


31 October – 2 November 2018

The Star Gold Coast
1 Casino Dr
Broadbeach QLD 4218


Key Dates

31 July 2018
Parking Industry Awards submissions close

16 August 2018
Deadline for early bird registration

31 October 2018
Conference Commences

1 November 2018
Parking Industry Awards Dinner

31 October – 2 November 2018


PACE Program Released

Parking Australia is pleased to release a ‘sneak peak’ of the PACE 2018 Program. Highlights include; keynote speaker sessions with Dr Elizabeth Taylor from RMIT, Manchester Airport’s Nolan Hough, technology futurist Steve Sammartino and Hans Oortwijn, from RDW (the...

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Parking Australia will shortly be releasing a sneak peak of the program for PACE 2018. The good news is that you now have until 16 August to take advantage of the early bird discount which saves you between $250-$400 per registrant for PACE 2018. Registration includes...

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Early bird registration closes next week

Early bird delegate registration for PACE 2018 is available for Parking Australia members and non-members until 27 July. Book now to save between $250 and $400 per person. Registration includes 2 full days of conferencing, exhibition access, lunch, morning tea &...

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