2018 BCCM Leaders’ Summit and Industry Dinner

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Early Bird Registration extended: Closes this Friday 17 August. Final 20 tickets only.

When: 14–15 November 2018 | Where: Adelaide, South Australia

2018 Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals Taste of Australia Dinner & Leaders’ Summit

The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals Leaders’ Summit is the annual flagship event for the sector. We are delighted to host our 2018 Summit from 14-15 November in Adelaide and invite you to register with other leaders for a day of insightful discussion on the conference theme, Our Stories, Our Strength – Brand dominance, co-ops and mutuals.

The Summit kicks off with the Taste of Australia Industry Dinner on the evening of Wednesday 14 November. The industry’s ‘night of nights’ is a unique mix of stunning food, entertainment and guest speakers. The star of the night is the co-operative produce sourced from across the nation.

The Summit is a comprehensive one-day programme on 15 November featuring international keynote speakers and trade delegations from China.

The Summit is designed for senior executives, directors and business leaders from across the co-operative and mutual economy. The programme is relevant to CEOs and their senior managers in finance, strategy, member relations, communications, government relations and directors of boards.

This event has sold out every year and is restricted to 140 delegates. We have also secured discounted rates at the Mayfair Hotel in Adelaide Summit delegates.

Register and browse speakers and program on the Summit website

For multiple registrations of more than 3 delegates please contact BCCM Summit Convenor – Bev Wood on summit@bccm.coop or 0411 790 777.


Taste of Australia Dinner

Wednesday 14 November 2018

The Auditorium, Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide

  • MC – TBA
  • After Dinner Speaker – Dr. Rebecca Huntley, Head of Research, Essential Media



CEO Summit

Thursday 15 November 2018

Riverbank Rooms, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide

  • Opening Keynote – Emer Coleman, Digital & Technology Leader, Co-op Digital, UK
  • Closing Plenary Speaker – Steve Laidlaw, CEO, People’s Choice Credit Union



This signature event is limited to 150 delegates.

Registration is now open on the Summit website



Tour of the Barossa Valley & Lunch in the Vines

Friday 16 November 2018 – Optional Day

A bespoke tour to leading co-operative businesses in the Barossa ending with al fresco vineyard lunch featuring local wine and produce.


Register and browse speakers and program on the Summit website


Platinum Sponsors



Please email Beverly Wood for sponsorship opportunities.


“Thanks again for a wonderful conference in Brisbane. I found the experience really enlightening.” Elke Watson, Director, Norco