FAQs

Where’s the conference happening?

The Mercure Brisbane is the chosen conference partner for Qualcon 2018. Mercure Brisbane is located at 85-87 North Quay, Brisbane QLD 4000.

Mercure Brisbane

The Mercure Brisbane is centrally located on Brisbane’s bustling river and entertainment districts. All guestrooms are bathed in natural light and offer everything to make your stay a comfortable one. The CBD, major shopping precincts and tourist attractions, including river boat cruising and transport as well as the Entertainment Centre, are all within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Conference Facilities

The Mercure Brisbane ensures that every meeting is a memorable and successful one, from a corporate boardroom meeting to a spectacular gala banquet. The purpose built function rooms span 3 levels, over 1,400 square metres, to accommodate meetings of 4 to 3000 guests. The Ballroom, on the 1st floor of the hotel, has an impressive pre-function area with a sun filled balcony, original features and high ceilings.

Accommodation

The Mercure and the Ibis Hotels offer Delegates and Guests accommodation and other facilities to make your stay ultra comfortable. For Conference Bookings and further information, keep scrolling.

When does the conference start and finish?

Registration, cocktails and canapes begins at 6pm on Sunday October 14th. Registration and coffee opens on Monday at 9am and we finish at 5:20pm. Registration and coffee opens at 8:30am Tuesday and we finish at 3:35pm.

What’s the conference cost?

There are various costs depending on how many days, inclusions, and how many in your group. Click here to view the prices.

Can I download a full program?

Yes. Download the program here.

How do I access the Speaker’s portal?

If you’re a speaker at Qualcon 2018, click here to access the Speaker’s portal.

What are the 3-minute snippets?

I’m glad you asked! This was a hugely popular part of our 2016 conference, so we can’t wait to see what our snippers come up with this year. Click here to see what we’re talking about.

Who should attend the conference? What kinds of people come?

Anyone and everyone who works in Quality! This includes:

  • Assisting Quality Managers
  • Associate Professors
  • Business Assurance Managers
  • Business Developments
  • Business Improvement Managers
  • CEOs, owners and partners
  • Compliance and Risk Managers
  • Directors of Quality
  • General Managers
  • Group Managers – Quality & Business Improvement
  • Group Managers, Quality & Systems
  • Health & Safety Environment Quality Managers
  • Lean Managers
  • Managing Directors
  • Managing Partners
  • Risk Engineers
  • PhD Candidates
  • Policy and Compliance Officers
  • Principal Consultants
  • Principal Economic Development Officers
  • Quality Managers
  • Quality & Compliance Managers
  • Quality & Process Improvement Analysts
  • Quality Advisors
  • Quality and Business Improvement Managers
  • Quality Certification Leads
  • Quality consultants
  • Quality Management Lead & Audits, Analytics and Improvement
  • Quality Management System Managers
  • Quality Managers – Pathology
  • Quality Outcomes Catalysts
  • Quality, Environment & Sustainability Business Partners
  • Quality, Environment & Sustainability Managers
  • Senior Internal Auditors
  • Senior Supplier Quality Assurance Officers
  • Team Leader Supplier Quality Assurance
  • TLS Operations Managers

What if I need to withdraw or cancel my ticket? What’s your policy on this?

You can check out our policy on ticket purchases at the bottom of this page.

 

What accommodation do you recommend?

We recommend that conference delegate stay at the Mercure Brisbane and book directly with them. The address is 85-87 North Quay Brisbane QLD 4000. www.accorhotels-group.com . Phone is (07) 3237 2300.

Delegates can call or email the hotel direct via the details noted on the attachment and just note that they are attending the Qualcon2018 conference – QUALCON ACCOMMODATION OFFER 2018.

Accommodation Rates

Qualcon Guests are offered 15% of standard room rates. There are a number of different styles and budgets to choose from.

You may choose to stay at the Mercure or at the Ibis, depending on your budget.

Both the Mercure and the Ibis Hotels are in the same complex and adjacent to the Conference Area.

Breakfast is available upon request at the time of booking.

Check-in/ Check-out Time

Check-in time is 2pm on day of arrival.

For guests arriving prior to this time, the venue will do all possible to provide earlier access to rooms. Alternatively pre-registration (i.e. payment of the room from the night prior) will guarantee immediate access to guests’ rooms.

Check-out time is 11.00am on day of departure.

Late departures or day-use can be arranged, upon request and subject to availability.

Guestroom Features

Broadband access, Remote controlled Television, Tea and Coffee making facilities, Iron and ironing board, Radio with alarm clock, Spacious work desk with lamp, In-house pay per view movies, ISD/STD telephones, Individual climate control, Ice machine on 2 guest floors, Foxtel channels, Refrigerator and mini bar.

Property Features: 24 hour reception and room service, Concierge, Daily housekeeping service, Daily newspaper, Full laundry, Express Check out available, outdoor heated swimming pool, Gym and spa.

Property Features

Property Features: 24 hour reception and room service, Concierge, Daily housekeeping service, Daily newspaper, Full laundry, Express Check out available, outdoor heated swimming pool, Gym and spa.

Parking

Secure parking is available at a discounted rate of A$21 per day.

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