Leaders’ lunches and dinners

Leaders’ lunches are small informal boardroom style events, limited to 20-30 senior executives engaging in Chatham House Rules discussions with key government and industry stakeholders on trending industry issues. Leaders’ lunches are free for members.
Attendance: two guests (one seated next to the speaker)

  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Board dinners

Board dinners are exclusive to Tier 1 members and Patrons who are invited to dinner with the RA Board immediately following Board meetings. Board dinners are free for members and typically host 40-50 guests at EGM to CEO level.

  • Attendance: two guests (one seated next to the speaker)
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Industry lunches

Industry lunches featuring high profile guest speakers are held regularly in capital cities across the country, attracting 300-500 attendees. These events offer an ideal opportunity for companies to book corporate tables and fly their company flags.

  • Attendance: 1 corporate table, plus 1 guest seated next to the speaker
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Spotlight

Spotlight lunches cover trending industry themes featuring high profile guest speakers are held regularly in capital cities across the country, attracting 100-300 attendees. These events offer an ideal opportunity for companies to book corporate tables and fly their company flags.

  • Attendance: 1 corporate table plus 1 guest seated next to the keynote speaker
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Annual lunches

RA holds Annual (end-of-year) lunches in capital cities across the country to celebrate
the festive season with members and invited guests. These are our flagship events attracting
up to 550 guests in major cities. Guest speakers are generally state premiers or senior ministers.

  • Attendance: 1 corporate table, plus 1 guest seated next to the speaker
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Policy forums

Every year, RA’s Board determines a national set of policy objectives with the leaders of Australia’s road and transport infrastructure agencies. We pursue these objectives by facilitating and hosting events, workshops and meetings across five policy streams:
• Capacity
• Sustainability
• Customer Experience
• Transport Reform
• Safety

  • Attendance: 1 corporate table, plus 1 guest seated next to the speaker
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Webinars

Online events for a national audience, attracting on average more than 300 registrations for each webinar. Topics vary and can be tailored to your area of interest.

  • Attendance: unlimited
  • Exclusive rights to lunch
  • Recognition and special mention at the start and end of webinar from RA host.
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Speaking or chairing role, depending on topic
  • Post-event social media recognition

Podcasts

Join the The Hub podcast series as a monthly thought-leader. Podcasts are shared with our 18,000+ strong network across Australia through social media, our newsletter and our website.

  • Exclusive branding as the monthly thought leader
  • Co-design of the podcast, including choice of speaker and theming
  • Opportunity to use the recording at your discretion
  • Social media post and recognition

Fellowship Program

The Fellowship Program is a unique mentoring initiative that matches industry ‘up and comers’ with 10-15 years of experience with some of the most experienced, senior leaders in the Australian infrastructure sector. The Program focuses heavily on mentoring and leadership and provides a strong sense of ongoing Fellowship with alumni opportunities and connection to the Emerging Leaders program. There are 40 fellows in each intake.

  • Exclusive naming rights to program
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Opportunity to provide a fellow as per criteria
  • Brand exposure at 6 annual events nationally
  • Brand exposure at end-of-year dinner
  • Brand exposure at mid-year dinner
  • Vote of thanks at all events
  • Opportunity to speak at Emerging Leader event
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Emerging leaders program

The Emerging Leaders (EL) Program was introduced in 2016 for our members 0-10 years in the industry to network and expand career horizons. The network of our young leaders is more than 2,000. The program also represents RA’s commitment to fostering young talent and attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. The EL Program also includes our Gala dinner and this year we are introducing an EL Forum to be held the afternoon prior to the Gala dinner. There are also a series of lunches and webinars held nationally focussing on leadership.

  • Attendance: 10 seats at every event
  • Exclusive naming rights to program
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Brand exposure at 12 annual events nationally
  • Brand exposure at Gala dinner
  • Opportunity to host mentoring events inhouse
  • Opportunity to provide speakers at events where appropriate
  • Vote of thanks at all events
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Exclusive naming rights to PPP award
  • Post-event social media recognition

The Insider

The Insider newsletter is a weekly news service reaching over 18,000 subscribers
nationally. It has evolved into a key service to industry and provides updates on RA activity.

  • Exclusive naming rights to the newsletter
  • Additional opportunities to contribute thought leadership and other relevant news articles

2024 Transforming Transport Summit

The Annual Transport Summit to be held in Melbourne in 2024 will bring together over 400 leaders from overseas and across Australia to discuss prevalant policy issues across two days that are drawn from the strategic plan. The Summit also encompasses the CEO Workshop bringing 40 Tier 1 CEOs of industry together with transport agency CEOs nationally to discuss policy priorities and RA’s actions across each policy stream over the following 12 months.

Pre-conference networking drinks

The pre-conference welcome drinks is held the night prior to the annual Transport Summit bringing together 150-200 guests attending the the Summit.
  • Attendance: 10 guests
  • Exclusive rights to cocktail drinks
  • Provide vote of thanks
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Option to display banners or other marketing material
  • Post-event social media recognition

Pre-conference dinner

Pre-conference dinner

The pre-conference dinner is held the night prior to the annual Transport Summit and is invite only, bringing together 100 guests from our board members, Tier 1 CEOs and major transport industry leaders.

  • Opportunity to provide a welcome and vote of thanks
  • Attendance: 2 guests to dinner (1 seat at the head table)
  • Corporate branding and 100-word profile in official program
  • Corporate branding on the program as the sessional sponsor (if chairing)
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Post-event social media recognition

RA Transport Summit

Major Partner

  • Attendance: 10 delegates to the conference
  • Ability to nominate for RA consideration a subject matter expert in a session panel
  • Corporate branding on the Screen in equal exposure with other Major Partners
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Post-event social media recognition

John Shaw dinner

The prestigious John Shaw dinner is held on the night of the annual Transport Summit and attracts over 900 attendees as the industry’s premier event. The John Shaw Medal is awarded during the evening.

  • Opportunity to provide a welcome and vote of thanks
  • Attendance: 11 guests to dinner (corporate table of 10 and one seat at the head table)
  • Corporate branding and 100-word profile in official program
  • Corporate branding on the program as the sessional sponsor (if chairing)
  • Brand exposure: branding displayed on website, invitations, and marketing collateral
  • Option to display banners and/or other marketing material
  • Attendee list and run sheet prior to the event
  • Post-event social media recognition

Contacts

Angela Grogan

Marketing Manager – Membership & Programs