ACCI events inform and stimulate our member base, offering discussion and debate surrounding the critical issues impacting Australian business today.

Jim Charmers speaking at an event

Upcoming events



National Events

ACCI’s annual national events provide access to thought-provoking discourse from Australia’s most prominent opinion leaders

ACCI’s Business Leaders Summit and Annual Gala Dinner are our biggest events of the year and an incredible opportunity to network with some of Australia’s most influential leaders in the political and business spheres, providing a platform for discourse between government and business leaders. Through these events, ACCI aims to achieve a true cross-pollination of ideas with a practical focus on Australia’s future.

Past events

16 May 2023

Post-Budget Business Address by the Hon.…

The roadshow arrived in Sydney with Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivering his ACCI and Business NSW Post-Budget Address. Treasurer Chalmers is confronting complicated global conditions on a number of fronts as well as the need to address budget repair, raising the spectre of politically difficult spending restraint.

4 May 2023

Cyber Security: the role of businesses…

ACCI members and guests heard from Dr Derek Bopping, First Assistant Director-General Cyber Engagement and Strategy of the Australian Cyber Security Centre which sits within the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), a key national security agency. Dr Bopping was later joined by a select panel of cyber security experts.

20 Apr 2023

Jobs and Skills Australia Webinar with…

We strive to create an Australia where the skills of our workers reflect our desired state of economic growth, all to build a bigger, fairer, stronger, more sustainable, and smarter Australia. ACCI invited members to hear directly from Professor Peter Dawkins AO, Director of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA).

19 Apr 2023

The National Electric Vehicle Strategy with…

ACCI had the pleasure of hosting the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy after launching Australia’s first National Electric Vehicle Strategy. The Minister this week announced a new fuel efficiency standard – a first for Australia – and funding for EV charging. Australia is on its way to a more sustainable future.

MP Allegra Spender speaking at an event

12 Dec 2022

End of Year Celebration with Allegra…

ACCI members came together to celebrate the end of 2022 and to hear from Allegra Spender MP, Federal Member for Wentworth and a local business leader herself. ACCI thanks Ms Spender for her time, words of encouragement and advice to the business community – relationships matter: engage your local MP, bring solid ideas and have a clear ask.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in front of a lectern

30 Nov 2022

ACCI Annual Gala Dinner

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese addressed members and special guests at ACCI’s much-anticipated annual Gala Dinner. Close to 500 delegates made up of business and industry leaders, federal ministers, regulators, dignitaries and VIP guests came together at Australian Parliament House in Canberra for an evening of conversation and to enjoy a wonderful musical performance by Kate Ceberano AM and Noiseworks.

Andrew Keller and Sussan Ley sitting and speaking on stage.

23 Aug 2022

ACCI General Council Dinner with the…

As part of ACCI’s General Council Meeting of Industry Association and Chamber Members at Parliament House, the Hon. Brendan O’Connor MP previewed the Government’s upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit. Members also had the opportunity to raise issues direct with the Minister during a Q&A session. In the evening, the Hon Sussan Ley MP provided the Opposition’s perspective

A Better Australia Luncheon with Daniel Petre, Peter Singer and Prof. Kristy Muir

28 Jun 2022

A Better Australia Luncheon with Daniel…

Harmony between ethics and profitability and how it can be achieved with a long-term perspective and a keen focus on reputation was the focus of our Better Australia Luncheon today. Our esteemed panel pushed forward the idea that, “if you’ve been lucky in life, it’s your responsibility and not your choice to give back.”

Crowd of people seated listening at the summit

30 Nov 2022

ACCI Business Leaders Summit

At the Business Leaders Summit delegates attended sessions focusing on the geopolitical economy, the new climate and sustainability agenda, the future of Australian technology and Australia’s post-pandemic workforce. Speakers included: the Hon. Richard Marles MP, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia; the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy; the Hon. Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science; the Hon. Peter Dutton, Leader of the Opposition; the Hon. Andrew Giles...

Labour party politicians at the major election address

5 May 2022

Major Election Address with the Hon.…

To ensure our members were kept aware of the Opposition’s agenda ahead of the federal election, ACCI, in conjunction with Business NSW, hosted Opposition Leader, The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP for a major election address in Sydney. Members were able to ask Mr Albanese directly about his plan to boost productivity should Labor form government.


Extend your organisation’s reach and enhance its reputation by sponsoring ACCI Events

ACCI events deliver feedback to policymakers and ideas to the business community. Our events are attended by federal and shadow ministers, senior executives, regulators, industry leaders and corporate CEOs. Receive a range of benefits that provide high-level engagement to enhance your organisation’s reputation and to raise the quality of discussion and debate on policy pertaining to economics, education and skills, health, international trade, tourism, and workplace relations.