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Registration Information

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Registration Fees

All rates are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST.

Please contact the Convention Secretariat should you have any queries regarding registration.

If your organisation registers more than 5 delegates, the sixth and additional delegates will be entitled to a $50 discount per registration at the applicable above rate. Please contact the Convention Secretariat to receive a group registration form to register 5 or more delegates.

*To register as an Emerging Leader you are required to attend the full Emerging Leaders program. You must be an employee of a Customer Owned Banking Institution or a confirmed COBA 2019 sponsor or exhibitor, and you must be 35 years of age or under as at 31 December 2019.

** An Exhibitor pass allows access to the Exhibition only. It does not entitle attendance to any of the Convention Business Sessions.

From 30 August 2019
COBA Members – Assets under $200 million$1,650.00
COBA Members – Assets over $200 million$1,900.00
Emerging Leaders*$1,350.00
Other Delegates$2,900.00
Exhibitor Registration**$495.00

Social Event Tickets

For full details about the Social program events, please click here.

 Registered AttendeesAdditional Tickets
Welcome ReceptionIncluded for all above registration types$60 per person
Convention Dinner$120 per person$120 per person


Registration TypeConvention SessionsLunch & Morning & Afternoon TeasWelcome ReceptionEL DinnerConvention Dinner
COBA member – Assets under $200MX$120.00
COBA member – Assets over $200MX$120.00
Emerging Leaders✓ + EL Stream$120.00
Other delegatesX$120.00

Note: access to the exhibition halls is only for those individuals registered as a delegate, emerging leader, sponsor, and exhibitor or holding a valid social event ticket.

Security will not allow access to the exhibition if you are not displaying a Convention name tag.

Method of Payment

Payment of fees must accompany all registration forms. No registration will be confirmed until payment is received.

Payment can be made by the following methods:

Credit Card – MasterCard, Visa, American Express accepted
Please note, if you elect to pay by Credit Card a 1% surcharge is applicable for all Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards and will be added to the total amount.

EFT Direct Deposit
Account Name: Customer Owned Banking Association Limited
Bank: National Australia Bank
BSB: 082172
Account: 835679381
Please put your surname or invoice number as a reference.

Cheque – made payable to Customer Owned Banking Association.

Cancellation of Registration
Cancellations received in writing by Tuesday 1 October 2019, will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after Tuesday 1 October 2019 will receive NO refund. A replacement delegate can be sent with no penalty charged but must be advised to the Convention Secretariat in writing.

Registration Desk Opening Hours
The registration desk is located in the main foyer of the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Sunday 10 November 2019                                       0800 – 1730
Monday 11 November 2019                                       0700 – 1730
Tuesday 12 November 2019                                     0700 – 1730