Registration

Registration

Registration Open. Accommodation Booking Deadline 18 August

Registration & Payment Option

Registration Fees

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

Please contact the Convention Secretariat (coba@conceptevents.com.au) should you have any queries regarding registration.

If you are registering 2 or more delegates, you may use the group registration portal.  This can now be completed by a Group Co-ordinator even if they are not attending the event.  Full instructions on how to complete are shown in the portal.

Early bird registration rates are available until 28 July and we encourage you to take advantage of these discounted rates.

Note: access to the exhibition halls is only for those individuals registered as a delegate, emerging leader, sponsor, and exhibitor or those holding a valid social event ticket. Security will not allow access to the exhibition halls if you are not displaying a Convention name tag.

* To register as an Emerging Leader, you are required to attend the full Emerging Leaders program. You must be an employee of a COBA member or a confirmed COBA 2023 sponsor or exhibitor, and you must be 35 years of age or under as at 31 December 2023.

** To register as an International Sector Delegate, you must be employed by a credit union, building society or other cooperative/customer owned banking institution based outside Australia.

*** To register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor, you must be employed by a confirmed sponsoring or exhibiting company at COBA 2023.

Registration Fees

BY REGISTRATION CATEGORY
INCLUSIONS & ENTITLEMENTS
EARLY BIRD
(UNTIL 28 JULY 23)
STANDARD
(FROM 29 JULY 23)
COBA MEMBERS
COBA Member Delegate – Assets under $200m
COBA Member Delegate – Assets over $200m
Emerging Leader (EL)* Delegate

COBA Member – Hall Only one-day exhibition hall access only
Sessions, exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception
Sessions, exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception
Sessions (including EL only sessions), exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception, EL networking event
Exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, (NO SESSIONS)
$1,500.00
$1,750.00
$1,200.00
$300.00
$1,850.00
$2,100.00
$1,550.00
$350.00
INTERNATIONAL SECTOR DELEGATE**
International Sector Delegate
Sessions, exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception
$1,750.00
$2,100.00
SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS***
Sponsor Delegate
Sponsor – Hall Only two-day exhibition hall access only
Exhibitor Delegate
Exhibitor – Hall Only two-day exhibition hall access only
Sessions, exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception
Exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, welcome reception (NO SESSIONS)
Sessions, Exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, welcome reception
Exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, welcome reception (NO SESSIONS)
$1,750.00
$600.00
$1,750.00
$600.00
$2,100.00
$750.00
$2,100.00
$750.00
OTHER DELEGATES
Other Delegate
Sessions, exhibition hall, refreshment breaks, Welcome Reception
$2,500.00
$3,000.00

Registration Fees

Social Event Tickets


For full details about the Social program events, please click here
Registered Attendees
Additional Tickets
Welcome Reception
Included for all above registration types
$80 per person
Convention Dinner
$150 per person
$150 per person

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 Expression 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
It is the priority of COBA to ensure a face-to-face event is held.

In the event, however that the 2023 COBA Convention is unable to be held as a face-to-face event due to circumstances beyond COBA’s control, the Convention will be held as a virtual event, and all registrations will be transferred to virtual registrations. If this occurs, specific instructions on how to login and access the Virtual Convention will be sent out to delegates prior to the event.

COBA is not responsible for the loss to delegates of any travel, hotel or other related costs as a result of the cancellation of the face-to-face 2023 Convention. Participants are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance.

Cancellations received in writing by 18 August, will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after 18 August 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 24 September 2023                 0900 – 1730
Monday 25 September 2023                0730 – 1730
Tuesday 26 September 2023                0730 – 1730

Get in touch

Convention Secretariat
Email: coba@conceptevents.com.au
P: (02) 9436 0232

Customer Owned Banking Association
Email: scontempree@coba.asn.au
P: 0415 425 869

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 Expression 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
It is the priority of COBA to ensure a face-to-face event is held.

In the event, however that the 2023 COBA Convention is unable to be held as a face-to-face event due to circumstances beyond COBA’s control, the Convention will be held as a virtual event, and all registrations will be transferred to virtual registrations. If this occurs, specific instructions on how to login and access the Virtual Convention will be sent out to delegates prior to the event.

COBA is not responsible for the loss to delegates of any travel, hotel or other related costs as a result of the cancellation of the face-to-face 2023 Convention. Participants are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance.

Cancellations received in writing by 18 August, will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after 18 August 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 24 September 2023                 0900 – 1730
Monday 25 September 2023                0730 – 1730
Tuesday 26 September 2023                0730 – 1730

Important Dates

Early Bird cut-off - 28 July 2023
Accommodation Booking & Cancellation Deadline - 18 August 2023

© 2023  Concept Event Management.  All Rights Reserved.

Get in touch

Convention Secretariat
Email: coba@conceptevents.com.au
P: (02) 9436 0232

Customer Owned Banking Association
Email: scontempree@coba.asn.au
P: 0415 425 869

Important Dates

Early Bird cut-off - 28 July 2023
Accommodation Bookings - 18 August 2023

Accommodation Cancellation
Deadline - 18 August 2023

© 2023  Concept Event Management.  All Rights Reserved.