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"Being a member of the AADS has given me the opportunity to rub shoulders with peers and representatives from all corners of our industry. The invaluable knowledge and friendships gained have helped our business grow."
John Jamieson, Diesel Care

2019 AADS Annual Conference

Location: Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise 
Date: 15 - 17 March 2019 

The 2019 Annual AADS Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise over 3 days. It consists of plenary sessions, workshops, trade exhibition and a social program for delegates and their partners. 

The conference presents significant opportunities for suppliers within the diesel community to promote their products and services through exhibiting, being a conference sponsor or a speaker.


Registration Fees     
Before 01/02/19      After 01/02/19

AADS Members      $650.00   $850.00
Non Members         $800.00  $1000.00
Life Members          $400.00   $400.00
Partner                      $400.00   $400.00  

Full registration tickets include:

  • Entry to all conference sessions, including the conference Awards Breakfast
  • Entry to the conference trade exhibition
  • Morning/afternoon teas and lunches during the conference
  • Welcome Reception Ticket
  • Gala Dinner Ticket

Renew your membership before December 31 2018, and get membership valid until EOFY 2020!

For more information on the partner program and cancallation policies, check out the 2019 AADS Conference Registration Brochure.

Having trouble registering? Click here to fill out a registration form. 


Towering over one of Australia’s favourite stretches of coastline, Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise is neatly nestled between the Surfers Paradise entertainment strip and Broadbeach’s local dining scene. 

Room Rates
Superior Room (breakfast included):

    14/03/2019     15/03/2019    16/03/2019                  
      $179.00          $179.00         $179.00

All bookings can be made during the registration process online. Alternatively, please email with the below details:

Guest Name(s) and Date(s) of Stay 
We are able to make changes to your accommodation up to 8 February 2019, after this date we cannot offer a refund on any alterations/cancellations. Any amendments or cancellations must be communicated in writing via email. Cancellations and amendments cannot be confirmed by telephone.

Room Cancellations  
The conference room rates will be available to book up until Friday, 8 February 2019 – subject to availability.  Any bookings received after this date will only be confirmed subject to availability and the conference rate may not apply.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Sponsorship is a vital part of the marketing mix for any company or organisation who wishes to maximise their market place exposure, particularly to highly targeted audiences. It gives your company the opportunity to align and promote your brand in direct association with the credibility of the product and the event convenors.

This is a unique opportunity for your organisation to be aligned with the credibility and brand recognition of the Association of Australasian Diesel Specialists.

  • Share your expertise with senior decision makers from across Australia and New Zealand
  • Create a point of difference for your organisation in a cluttered market place
  • Promote and market your company’s products and services to this highly targeted market
  • Launch new business initiatives and develop key industry databases
  • Leverage the credibility of being associated with the leading diesel association in Australasia
  • Brand your business using your logo as a reminder of your products and services on tangible items such as certificates, delegate folders, satchels, pads and pens, lanyards and other promotional items
  • Significant onsite exposure at the premier Diesel Fuel Injection (DFI) and Turbo event with extensive networking opportunities
  • Prepare for the future of your industry and business, by connecting with leaders and increasing your company’s insight into  future trend

Click the button below to download the 2019 AADS Prospectus for more information on what sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. 

Thank you to our 2019 Conference Sponsors!

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    The Association of Australasian Diesel Specialists represents the particular interests and expertise of businesses and individuals operating in the diesel community within the Australasian area, particularly Australia and New Zealand.

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    Association of Australasian Diesel Specialists Inc.
    PO Box 576, Crows Nest NSW 1585, Australia
    Phone: (+61) 02 9431 8685, Fax: (+61) 02 9431 8677