FAQs

When is ALIA and how much is it to attend?
ALIA will be held on Wednesday 12 October 2016 at Randwick Racecourse Ballroom.
Pre-drinks commence at 6.00pm and the event commences at approximately 7.15pm.
Individual tickets can be purchased at a cost of $250 (ex.GST) or $2500 (ex. GST) per table of 10.

When do ticket sales open & close?
Ticket sales are now open and close on Wednesday 5 October 2016.

How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets are purchased online.

Are sponsorship opportunities available for ALIA?
Yes, sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please click click here.

Who hosts ALIA and for how long have they been around?
ALIA is hosted by online publication, TheShout, as well as Australian Hotelier, bars&clubs and National Liquor News magazines. ALIA was first held in 1994, making this year ALIA’s 22nd birthday.

When does voting open and close for ALIA?
Voting for ALIA 2016 is now open, click here to vote; voting closes on Friday 12 August, 2016.

When are finalists announced?
Finalists are announced on Monday 22 August, 2016

Is there a cost to vote?
No, it is free to vote in ALIA.

How can I submit my vote for ALIA?
You can vote on the ALIA website or via the printed voting form, found in Australian Hotelierb&c and National Liquor News magazines.

Can I vote for myself?
Self-nominations are not accepted and will be refused.

Are the ALIA results audited?
Yes, the ALIA results are audited by an external auditor for complete transparency.

Do I need to be a member of an association to enter ALIA?
No, however, you must be employed in the Australian liquor and hospitality industry to be eligible to vote.