Convention 2023

Australian Steel Convention 2023: Choose Steel

10 -12 September 2023

Sofitel Melbourne, VIC

ASI convention to flag exciting careers in steel

Steel as the preferred building material and why you should Choose Steel as a career will be key themes at this year’s Australian Steel Convention at Sofitel Melbourne on 10 - 12 September 2023.

What to expect:

  • A young achievers panel will share their career stories - and help shape a new Australian Steel Institute's (ASI) ‘careers-in-steel’ strategy.
  • Project case studies are back by demand, showcasing the innovative solutions across a myriad of project applications and steel product groups.
  • Popular TV personality and academic Adam Spencer will guide us through an entertaining and informative program, full of energy and valuable insights for your business.
  • There will be valuable insights as to what is happening around the globe, and how these topics affect your business from a global and local perspective.
  • The 2023 convention will present the ASI Choose Steel campaign – an exciting promotional campaign putting steel at the forefront of the public eye as Australia’s preferred building material - and how you can get involved with your steel solutions.

The convention will run over three days, and will include a unique opportunity for networking, learning and celebration in a single package.

Sponsorship and exhibition packages available now, download the prospectus by clicking on the button below. Please contact Convention Manager, Jessica Abbey at to find out more.

Social functions:

Welcome Reception

  • Sunday 10 September 2023
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Old Melbourne Gaol 377 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Tickets: Included in full registration types and some one day ticket types

Guest tickets: $125

Hosted at The Old Melbourne Gaol the Welcome Reception will be the kick‑off of the Convention and be an opportunity for delegates to catch up, enjoy the historical site and some fantastic hospitality.  

Convention Dinner

  • Monday 11 September 2023
  • 7pm - 11pm
  • Plaza Ballroom 191 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Tickets: Included in full registration types and some one day ticket types 

Guest tickets: $195

Accessed via a small gated entrance situated next to the landmark Regent Theatre on Collins Street, the Plaza Ballroom is the perfectly breathtaking venue for the Convention Dinner. Guests will be treated to a memorable evening of entertainment and a sumptuous meal. 

Registration fees:

ASI Member Registrations

Full Registration$1325
One Day Registration$625
One Day + Welcome Reception$725
One Day + Convention Dinner$725
One Day + Welcome Reception + Convention Dinner$850
Workshop/Forum Only$220

Non-Member Registrations

Full Registration$1525
One Day$725
One Day + Welcome Reception$825
One Day + Convention Dinner$875
One Day + Welcome Reception + Convention Dinner$950
Workshop/Forum Only$250
  • All registration pricing is quoted in AUD and inclusive of GST.
  • Full Registration Ticket types include access to all sessions, catered breaks and social functions.
  • Should you need to confirm your membership status please contact 
  • Non member attendance at the Convention is subject to approval by the ASI and ASI board. Your registration is considered an application to attend until approved. 
  • Please note that some workshops/forums being held as part of the program may be restricted to ASI members only.

Full event terms and conditions can be found here:


Accommodation for the convention has been secured for attendees at the following:

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins 25 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Room types and costs:

  • Superior King Room (room only) = $330 per room per night
  • Superior King Room (+ 1 breakfast ) = $375 per room per night
  • Superior King Room (+ 2 breakfasts) = $400 per room per night

Twin rooms available upon request

Adina Apartments on Flinders 88 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Room types and costs:

2 bedroom apartment = $430 per apartment per night