The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence 2018 Awards, presented by Qantas.

The Australian Financial Review and Qantas look forward to welcoming you to the 2018 gala awards evening to be held at Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday 17 October, 2018.

For further information regarding the gala awards evening, please see below. If you have any additional questions, please contact us via the email address provided at the bottom of this page.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Finalists to arrive 5.30pm
All other guests to arrive 6.00pm


Sydney Town Hall

483 George St, Sydney NSW

Lower Town Hall

via Druitt Street for registration

Dress code
Black Tie

Evenings Program


Pre drink and registration

Guests to be seated and entree served

Welcome and category announcements

Main served

Category announcements

Dessert served

Announcement of overall winner


We have secured discounted accommodation rates at the following CBD hotels. Please use the provided booking links and codes to secure your discounted accommodation rates.

Fraser Suites Sydney
Click here to book 
Discount: 10% off best available
Code: MEET10

QT Sydney 
Click here to book
Discount: 15% off best available
Code: WOMEN18

Grace Hotel
Click here to book 
Discount: 10% off best available
Code: GRACE10

Please note, the event organisers are not holding rooms at any of the above hotels. Accommodation is subject to availability at the time of booking and for event dates only. If you have any questions regarding your booking, please contact the hotel directly.


Should you choose to drive, the two car parks nearest to Sydney Town Hall are:

QVB Parking
Phone (02) 9267 1627
Entry and exit via York Street.

St Andrews Parking
Phone (02) 9267 6331
464 – 474 Kent Street,
Sydney NSW 2000


If you have a dietary requirement, please ensure to include this in your booking details. If for any reason you were not able to do this at the time of booking, please email us at the below email address.

Seating requests 

We will do our best to accommodate your seating requests however we may not be able to guarantee this. Again, please email the below email address for any seating request enquiries.

Contact email 

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