Social Events

GA17 will offer a wide range of social events as part of the conference. Please indicate when completing your registration form which social events you wish to register for. 


Thursday 17 Aug 2016 - Annual Golf Tournament

Glenelg Golf Club


Ranked inside Australia's top 25 golf courses, Glenelg Golf Club offers a true world class challenge and is recognised as one of Australia's premier golfing facilities. Strategic design elements and impeccable turf quality provide a memorable challenge for all players.

 Price includes:

  • Return coach transfers 
  • Green fees and cart hire
  • Club hire
  • Continental breakfast on arrival
  • On course drinks and snacks cart
  • Post game drinks and light lunch

Pick up 07.00am - Hilton Hotel Foyer

Return to Hilton 03.00pm

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Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - McLaren Vale Winery Tour

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Only 45 minutes south of Adelaide in South Australia, McLaren Vale is home to sustainable winegrowing, world-class wines and culinary experiences, as well as pristine natural attractions and unparalleled tourism offerings. South Australia's viticultural origins began in McLaren Vale and the region's Mediterranean climate continues to drive the region's wine style and diverse food culture.

Best known for Shiraz, McLaren Vale also excels in the production of ultra-premium Grenache and Cabernet. McLaren Vale's collaborative and generous nature, unique combination of world-class wines and produce - both on the farm and on the plate - with a beach lifestyle, ensure that the region truly offers a unique and welcoming experience.


Price includes:

  • Return coach transfers
  • Sceanic drive via Christies Beach and Port Noarlunga
  • Paxtons Wines - Wine Tasting
  • McLaren Vale township - free time to explore (approx. 1 hour)
  • Tin Shed Cafe - 2 course lunch
  • Lloyd Brothers Wine & Olive Company - Wine Tasting

 Please note places are limited - be sure to register early for this event.

Pick Up 09.00am Hilton Hotel Foyer

Return to Hilton 03.00pm 

Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Welcome Reception

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The Welcome Reception is the official opening of the Conference and will be held at the Exhibition and Trade Show which will allow delegates the opportunity to mingle, network and learn from your industry peers in an open, fun and interactive environment.


Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Trivia Night

Join us for a fun-filled, healthy competitive night of complete trivia! 

Price includes:

  • Continuous buffet of hot and cold food
  • Beverages of beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Free prizes and a few surprises!

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Friday 18 Aug 2017 - Casual Dinner - Glen Ewin Estate

Just 4 minutes beyond the Adelaide suburbs awaits one of South Australia's most historic and scenic settings. Hidden in a private valley, Glen Ewing Estate is surrounded by magnificent gardens and 12,000 fig trees, all set against a backdrop of the majestic Adelaide Hills. Our Casual Dinner will start will wine and artisan food tasting. With 4-6 food and wine stations, guests will be able to experience local boutique produce.

Meander down to the pulp shed, roast a few marshmallows at the fire pits on your way there, followed by a seasonal banquet to table of platters of meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes, followed by local cheese and fruit platters as dessert.

The Casual Dinner is included in the full registration costs and includes:

  • Return coach transfers
  • All wine and artisan food tasting
  • Banquet
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks

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 Saturday 19 Aug 2017 - Design Awards and Gala Dinner


The highlight of the conference and a time to recognise all achievements from the states as well as throughout the year in the AGGA Annual Awards. A time to relax, mingle with friends and peers, and enjoy yourself as we capture some memory-making moments and celebrate all the amazing things we all do with glass.
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