World Routes 2019

The 25th World Route Development Forum

Adelaide, Australia
21 - 24 September 2019

Networking Events

To celebrate the 25th World Routes and provide even more informal and formal networking opportunities, we have enhanced our hospitality programme for World Routes 2019. 

Welcome Party 

Saturday Reception

Our hosts, South Australian Tourism Corporation, Tourism Australia and Adelaide Airport, will welcome delegates to Adelaide during the first official networking event. Offering iconic views of the Adelaide Oval and across the River Torrens, the Adelaide Convention Centre will provide a spectacular setting for the Welcome Party. In true Australian style, delegates can expect a relaxed evening from our hosts in central city location, where they can then go onto to explore the city.

Date: 21 September 2019
Location: Adelaide Convention Centre
Time: 17:30-19:30

Festival 25 

Festival 25

New for 2019, Festival 25 will see the global route development community celebrate 25 years of World Routes. It will provide delegates with the opportunity to visit our exhibitors whilst they join the celebration and showcase their organisation. There will be a number of exciting activities taking place on the Routes stand and around the exhibition halls to kick start the festival, after which delegates can discover the exciting activities and entertainment our exhibitors will be offering.

Date: 22 September 2019
Location: Exhibition Halls at Adelaide Showground
Time: 16:30-18:30

Networking Evening

Networking Evening

Home to some of the country's most icon festivals, our hosts have been inspired to transform the Adelaide Convention Centre into a festival inspired venue for the highlight of the networking programme. The Networking Evening, which includes the World Routes Awards, will celebrate achievement in the industry and deliver the perfect event for delegates to establish relationships with their key targets. Our hosts have a lot of exciting plans in store and this is an event not to be missed!

Date: 23 September 2019
Location: Adelaide Convention Centre
Time: 19:30-23:30

Farewell Reception

Handover Ceremony

The final networking event of the event will be hosted by SEA Milan Airports and their partners the Lombardy Region, the Municipality of Milan, ENIT – Italian Tourist Board and Bergamo Airport. The Farewell Reception will provide the global route development community with a taste of Milan's famous hospitality. The Farewell Reception will include the Handover Ceremony and offer delegates the opportunity to consolidate the new business relationships made at the event. 

Date: 24 September 2019
Location: Adelaide Showground
Time: 17:30-19:30

View the full event programme