ASOFIA 22nd National Conference

VIC Division

What: AFL Final Fever Event & Trade Show

When: Friday, 13th September 2019 | 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Carlton Brewhouse | 24 Thompsons Street, Abbotsford

The ASOFIA VIC Division would like to invite you to our Finals Fever & Trade Show featuring AFL guest speakers Kevin Sheedy and Alastair Lynch.

Last year was a hit and this year we’ve added more value with an ASOFIA Trade Show.

  • See the latest industry products and services
  • Get Footy Finals insights from AFL legends Kevin Sheedy and Alastair Lynch
  • Network with fellow ASOFIA members and industry colleagues
  • The winner of the 2019 ASOFIA VIC Division AFL Tipping Comp will be announced

Feel free to stay and network with your industry colleagues after the event concludes. Drinks and finger food will be served between midday and 4pm.

For more information about exhibiting, contact Erin Schliebs via

There are two sponsorships available for this event. For details, contact Erin.


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QLD Division

What: Annual Breakfast

When: Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 | 6:30am – 9:00am

Where: Queensland Cricketers Club, 411 Vulture Street, East Brisbane

Join us for a delicious breakfast overlooking the beautiful Gabba, whilst hearing from some informative and entertaining speakers.  The topic for this year’s event is ‘Change Management’. Our speakers will approach the subject from three perspectives; Project Management, Business Leadership and Personal Career Changes.

Well known designers from Collectivus, Mikaela Walker & Deborah Klokman Thomas, will share how they tackled and overcame obstacles and challenges on their award winning project ‘The Cove’.

Jim Snelson, CEO at The Borg Group, will discuss how he has driven performance improvement programs on the back of his absolute commitment to success driven by cohesive teamwork and employee engagement. All of which are paramount to successful change management.

Former Channel 7 News Reporter, Media Training Expert & National Ambassador for ACT for Kids & the Daniel Morcombe Foundation, Kim Skubris, will chat about why storytelling in your business and embracing change can be so positive.

The morning will be co-ordinated by our entertaining MC, Channel 9 & Triple M’s ‘Rush Hour’ Announcer, Ben “Dobbo” Dobbin.

Remember to arrive at 6:30am so you can be seated by 7:00am for the start of the breakfast event, and be on your way to work at 9:00am!

Cost: (All Prices Include GST)
Single Tickets $95.00 | Tables of 10 $850.00


Sponsorship opportunities are available!

DOWNLOAD the sponsorship prospectus or contact Tamara Hughes for more information:

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What: AGM

When: Thursday, 8th August 2019

Where: TBC

Stay tuned for more event details!

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What: Annual Gold Coast Golf Day

When: Friday,13th September 2019

Where: Parkwood Golf Course

Stay tuned for more event details!

SA Division

What: SA Connect Event

When: Wednesday, 14th August 2019

Where: TBC

Stay tuned for more information!

WA Division

What: Laminex Trade Expo & AGM

When: Wednesday, 21st August 2019

Where: Laminex Showroom | 426 Scarborough Beach Road, Osborne Park

The Trade Expo will be an opportunity for shopfitter, supplier, architectural and retail designer members to come together, network and share information. Hosted by Laminex, the ASOFIA WA TRADE EXPO will provide an opportunity for members and industry representatives to discuss, touch and observe new and current products and services available. Laminex will be showcasing their new Colour Collection, the largest development of product innovation and design-led decors marking a new era for Laminex. The collection reflects a connection to Australian design, authentic in colour and texture.


Canapes and drinks will be served. The ASOFIA WA AGM will be held during the Trade Expo event.

Don’t miss your opportunity to exhibit!

Exhibitor Investment:

MEMBER: $550 inc gst per exhibition space (max. 3 people per space. Extra cost $30pp)

NON MEMBER: $770 inc gst per exhibition space (max. 3 people per space. Extra cost $30pp)

Exhibitor space is limited, book your place now! For more information, contact Dayle Scarlett via or CLICK HERE to download the Exhibitor Booking Form.

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NSW Division

What: Icons & Awards Evening + AGM

When: Thursday, 15th August 2019 | 6:00pm–11:00pm

Where: Deckhouse | 2-4 Clarke Road, Woolwich

Join us at this Gala Evening as we recognise the icons of the Shop & Office Fitting Industry and present awards to our outstanding 2019 Apprentice and Design Students.

$125 inc. gst per ticket
$1,150 inc. gst for a table of 10
includes a three-course meal with beverages and entertainment

Dress Code: Dinner Attire

Please Note: The NSW Division AGM will be held 4:30pm – 5:00pm

CLICK HERE to book now!

Sponsorship opportunities are available! DOWNLOAD the prospectus for more information.

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What: Annual Golf Day 

When: Friday, 20th September 2019

Where: TBC

Save the date and stay tuned for event information!

Upcoming Industry Events



What: Sydney Build 2020 Expo

When: 14 – 15 March 2020

Where: Hordern Pavillion & Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney

Sydney Build has firmly established its reputation as one of the leading construction shows in all of Australia. Sydney Build is free to attend and features 15,000+ registered attendees, 150+ speakers, 250+ exhibitors and extensive networking.

Since its launch 3 years ago, Sydney Build has quickly built a loyal following, drawing in attendees due to its focus on Sydney and its surrounding region; its fresh content; exclusive networking events; and entertainment. Last year’s show was met with huge success, with 157 exhibitors; 11,839 pre-registered visitors; 56 supporting partners; and 92 speakers. After reaching full capacity last year, Sydney Build will be taking up both the Royal Hall of Industries and its neighbouring venue – Hordern Pavillion – for its next edition.

At Sydney Build, win contracts, promote products, learn from leading thought leaders from Sydney and the wider region, enhance your brand awareness, forge new business opportunities, meet pre-qualified buyers and much more.

CLICK HERE to register to attend

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What: NSW Regional Safety Conference & Expo

When: 4 – 5 July 2019

Where: Wests City NEX, Newcastle West

The NSW Regional Safety Conference & Expo will be held at Wests City NEX, 309 King St & Union St, Newcastle West and provides an opportunity for regionally based businesses to access a quality, world-class event with a range of educational and interesting information.

The high-quality speakers will deliver a wide range of presentations, including keynote speakers, panel discussions, targeted sessions and masterclasses. A range of global, national and local speakers will be talking about general workplace safety, mental health, hygiene, wellbeing, resilience, technology and leadership.

CLICK HERE for more information.