Additional Functions

Additional Meetings and Functions 2021

A range of additional meetings and social functions will be held during the conference. ADU forms the central pillar of “Africa Week”, which comprises a full week of satellite events on research, education, infrastructure, sustainable development, capacity building and energy.

This page will be updated as further information about each event becomes available.

All queries contact Christine Oelschlaeger

Tuesday 31 August

  • Welcome Reception – Bar Uma (Lobby Lounge), Pan Pacific Perth
    *All ADU delegates welcome
    Sponsored by ASX

Wednesday 1 September

  •  Africa Awards Ceremony
    17:00 (tbc) onwards – Further details regarding the 2021 Africa Awards can be viewed here

  • 18:00 (tbc) onwards – AAMEG Awards Cocktail Function, Exhibition Area, sponsored by Perenti

Thursday 2 September

  • Africa Down Under Football Cup
    15:00 to 19:00 *timing subject to change – Langley Park, Perth (located at the end of Hill Street)
    Come and support the football cup with competing teams from Perth’s African Communities
    *All welcome

  • Africa Down Under Football Cup Cocktail Function
    – Exhibition Area, Conference Level


  •  Africa Down Under Conference Closing Drinks
    17:30 – Bar Uma, Pan Pacific Hotel
    *All ADU conference delegates welcome
    Sponsored by PwC


Saturday 4 September

  • West Australian African Community Awards Gala Dinner
    18:00 – Pan Pacific Hotel
    The Western Australian African Community Awards (WAACA Awards) recognise the positive contribution and impact of African-Australians in WA. The awards acknowledge young people, innovators, business leaders, community leaders and champions for their contributions to the African Australian community locally, state-wide and nationally. The Awards also reward outstanding community groups and organisations that support the state’s multicultural agendas.
    **Purchase your tickets today!


November 2021

**Important update**