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Frequently Asked Questions


How much is it to register?

Check out the Registration page for all pricing options.

How do I access Member pricing?

If you are a CMAA Member, keep an eye out for the Member Only deals in our regular updates or contact us at conference@mediaarts.org.au.

If you are not yet a CMAA Member and would like to join, you can find more information about application and membership fees here.

Can I register for single days?

Yes, you are able to register for each day individually. The conference schedule will be released closer to the event. Please keep an eye out for details.

Do I have to be a delegate to attend the Excellence in Media Awards Dinner?

No, you are welcome to attend just the Excellence in Media Awards Dinner, however seating is limited and priority will be given to delegates and nominees.

What is included in my full conference registration?

A full registration for conference gives you access to sessions on the Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, as well as the Excellence in Media Awards Dinner. It also includes your lunch each day, which is served in the Bazaar Restaurant of the QT Hotel.

A full registration does not include the Media Symposium on the Monday. If you would like to attend, you will need to purchase a separate ticket which you can do here.

Accommodation is not included in your registration and will need to be purchased independently. Our preferred travel agent is Travel With A Cause who will be able to provide you with Delegate Pricing for the Qt Hotel.

Where can I find the conference program?

We are still working on the program. Keep an eye out for the launch of more information in the coming months.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you are unable to attend, you can cancel your registration. Please email conference@mediaarts.org.au by 1 April 2019 to make a request. Requests made after the deadline will be reviewed by the Conference Team and are not guaranteed. There will be a $55 administration fee to process the cancellation.

Do I need to work in media to attend?

No, anyone is welcome. Our delegate base is predominately media and it’s a great opportunity to network.


How do I get to the QT Hotel from the Gold Coast Airport?

The QT Hotel is approx. a 35min drive from the Gold Coast Airport. Hire cars are available from the airport through most of the well-known companies, or grab a taxi or Uber.

If travelling by public transport, take the 777 bus heading north from the Gold Coast Airport for 30mins (10 stops). Jump off at Broadbeach South Station and walk 1 minute north to the Broadbeach South light rail station. Take the GLKN light rail for 13mins (6 stops). Jump off at the Helensvale light rail stop. Walk north up Surfers Paradise Blvd and turn left onto Staghorn Avenue. The QT Hotel will be on your right.

Chat to the team at Travel With A Cause for assistance in booking your travel arrangements.

How do I book accommodation?

If you would like to stay at the QT Hotel, you can book directly with the hotel or through our preferred travel agent, Travel With A Cause. Booking with Travel With A Cause will give you access to the special Delegate Rate.

For more information, see Hotel + Travel.

Where do I go when I arrive at the hotel?

If you’re staying at the QT, head to the check-in counter to your left as you enter. If you’re room is not ready yet, the hotel will be able to store your luggage.

The Conference Registration Desk is located past the hotel check-in, down the ramp and on the right, tucked in next to the stairs.

Is there parking available at the hotel?

Yes. Delegates are given complimentary parking at the QT. You can access the carpark by entering the turning circle out the front of the hotel, continue to the end and the carpark entry is on the left just before exiting. The boom gate will open automatically. Before leaving the hotel, drop by the hotel reception and let the staff know you are a delegate and you will be given a ticket to leave the carpark.