FAQs

When is ALIA and how much is it to attend?
ALIA will be held on Wednesday 31 October 2018 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 $270 (ex.GST) or $2700 (ex. GST) per table of 10.

When do ticket sales open & close?
Ticket sales are now open and close on Friday 19 October 2018.

How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets are purchased online or by using a booking form. To find out more or to book your space, simply email bookings@intermedia.com.au.

Is there accommodation near by?
Yes, a 10% discount off their daily rack rate is available at Avonmore on the Park Hotel, less than 15 minutes stroll from the Racecourse. To book a room, check their website, choose a room style and either call them direct on: 02 9399 9388 or email them at: info@avonmoreonthepark.com.au and quote ALIA-EVENT to receive the offer.

Are sponsorship opportunities available for ALIA?
Yes, sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please 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 24th birthday.

When does voting open and close for ALIA?
Voting for ALIA 2018 will open in July and is scheduled to close on Friday, 10 August.

When are finalists announced?
Finalists are announced on Monday 20 August, 2018

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 HotelierBARS&clubs 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.