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APGA Convention is heading to Perth, WA

Western Australia: The road trip state

Attending a convention in Perth, Western Australia is a fantastic opportunity to not only network and learn, but also to explore a truly remarkable city. With its modern and well-equipped convention facilities, Perth offers the perfect setting for both business and pleasure. After a day of engaging sessions and meetings, take a break and enjoy the city’s stunning beaches, vibrant arts and culture scene, or sample the local cuisine. By attending a convention in Perth, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in all that this fantastic city has to offer and make lasting connections with like-minded individuals. So, make the most of this opportunity and book your trip to Perth today!


To receive the APGA Convention and Exhibition discounted room rate please book your accommodation through the delegate registration form.

Booking directly with the hotel will not guarantee the reduced price.


Hotels available through the Delegate Registration

  • Adina Apartment Hotel Perth (4 star)
  • Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central (4 star)
  • Parmelia Hilton Perth (4.5 star)
  • Citadines St Georges Terrace Perth (4 star)
  • Nesuto Mounts Bay (4 star)
  • InterContinental Hotel Perth City Centre (5 Star)


Conferences, Congresses and Conventions

Purpose-built for modern conferences and congresses, PCEC is the ultimate Australian conference venue. 

Uniquely located in Perth’s central business district, on the banks of the Swan River and adjacent to Elizabeth Quay, the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) is Western Australia’s only dedicated and purpose-built convention, exhibition, and meeting venue. Meeting spaces include:

  • Private boardrooms
  • BelleVue Ballrooms for 1700
  • The Riverside Theatre, Perth’s largest tiered theatre accommodating up to 2,500 seated patrons.

PCEC is the ultimate modern Australian conference venue and we are here to match a unique business solution to your precise needs.

Venue for the Convention

Perth has a diverse and thriving economy, driven by industries such as mining, agriculture, and tourism. It is a popular destination for both local and international visitors, offering a range of cultural experiences, dining options, and shopping destinations.

Perth is also known for its beautiful beaches, such as Cottesloe and Scarborough, and its scenic parks, such as Kings Park and its Botanic Gardens.

In terms of culture, Perth is home to a number of museums, galleries, and performing arts venues, as well as several festivals and events that take place throughout the year. Some of the most popular events include the Perth International Arts Festival, the Fringe World Festival, and the Perth Royal Show.

Perth is also known for its friendly locals and relaxed lifestyle, making it a popular destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of larger cities.

In Perth

There are many great places to visit in Perth, here are some of the most popular:

Kings Park and Botanic Garden: This 400-hectare park offers stunning views of the city and provides a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle. It is home to a diverse range of native flora, as well as several walking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds.

Cottesloe Beach: One of Perth’s most famous beaches, Cottesloe is known for its soft white sand, clear blue waters, and vibrant cafe culture. It is a popular spot for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing.

Elizabeth Quay: This modern waterfront development is located on the banks of the Swan River and features restaurants, bars, and shopping options. It is also home to the iconic Bell Tower, which provides panoramic views of the city.

Fremantle: This historic port city is located just a short ferry ride from Perth and is known for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture, vibrant arts scene, and bustling cafes and bars.

The Art Gallery of Western Australia: This gallery is home to an extensive collection of Australian and international art, including works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Monet, as well as contemporary and indigenous art.

Rottnest Island: This car-free island is located just a short ferry ride from Perth and is known for its beautiful beaches, scenic walks, and unique wildlife, such as the quokka, a small marsupial native to Western Australia.

Outside Perth

Here are a few things you can do just outside of the city:

Visit the Pinnacles Desert: This unique desert landscape is located just a two-hour drive north of Perth and is home to thousands of towering limestone formations. Visitors can take a guided tour or explore the area on their own, either on foot or by four-wheel drive.

Explore the Margaret River Wine Region: This world-famous wine region is located just a three-hour drive south of Perth and is home to over 200 wineries, as well as several beautiful beaches, forests, and caves. Visitors can take a wine tour, go surfing, or simply relax and enjoy the scenery.

Swim with dolphins in Rockingham: Located just a short drive from Perth, Rockingham is home to a large pod of wild bottlenose dolphins that can be seen year-round. Visitors can take a dolphin-watching cruise or swim with the dolphins in their natural habitat.

Hike in the Avon Valley National Park: This picturesque valley is located just an hour’s drive from Perth and is home to several scenic walking trails, including the Avon Descent, a popular two-day kayaking event.

Visit the Yanchep National Park: This beautiful park is located just a 40-minute drive from Perth and is home to a range of scenic walks, including a stunning coastal trail and the Yanchep Cave system. Visitors can also see native wildlife, such as kangaroos, koalas, and echidnas.


Perth has a Mediterranean climate, which is characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. October falls within the transition period between spring and summer, and temperatures in the city are usually warm and pleasant.

The average temperature in Perth during October is around 22°C (71°F), although temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 28°C (82°F) during the day. Nights can be slightly cooler, with temperatures around 14°C (57°F).

Rain is relatively rare in Perth during October, with an average of just a few millimeters of rainfall for the month. The weather is generally sunny and dry, with clear blue skies and low humidity.

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