Registration & Payment Options


Please contact the Convention Secretariat should you require a hard copy registration form.




Registration Fees


All rates are in Australian Dollars and are inclusive of GST.


Until 23 August 2018
From 24 August 2018
COBA Members – Assets under $200 million $1,300.00 $1,650.00
COBA Members – Assets over $200 million $1,550.00 $1,900.00
Emerging Leaders * $975.00 $1,325.00
Other Non Member Delegates $2,400.00 $2,900.00
Sponsors $1,550.00 $1,900.00
Exhibitors ** $495.00 $495.00


* To register as an Emerging Leader you are required to attend the full Emerging Leaders program.   You must also be an employee of a customer owned banking institution or a confirmed COBA 2018 sponsor or exhibitor, and you must be 35 years of age or under at 31 December 2018.


** An Exhibitor pass allows access to the Exhibition only. It does not entitle attendance to any of the Convention Business Sessions.




Group Registration Discount


If your organisation registers more than 5 delegates, the sixth and additional delegates will be entitled to a $50 discount per registration at the applicable above rate. Please contact the Secretariat if you wish to make a group booking – To complete an online Group Registration form please click here


Social Event Tickets

For full details about the Social program events, please click here.


  Registered Attendees Additional Tickets
Welcome Reception Included for all above registration types $60 per person
Convention Dinner $120 per person $120 per person


Registration Type Convention Sessions Lunch & Morning & Afternoon Teas Welcome Reception EL Networking Function Convention Dinner
COBA member – Assets under $200M $120.00
COBA member – Assets over $200M $120.00
Emerging Leaders + EL Stream $120.00
Sponsors $120.00
Exhibitors $120.00
Other delegates $120.00

Note: access to the exhibition halls is only for those individuals registered as a delegate, emerging leader, sponsor, and exhibitor or holding a valid social event ticket. Security will not allow access to the exhibition if you are not displaying a Convention name tag.

Note: COBA will be taking photos of the Convention and associated events. By registering for the Convention or purchasing additional tickets for social events you are providing authority for COBA to use these images in future publications and communications.

Note: Exhibitor and sponsor registrations are only available to confirmed COBA 2018 sponsoring or exhibiting organisations.


Method of Payment

– Payment of fees must accompany all registration forms.
– No registration will be confirmed until payment is received.
– Payment can be made by the following methods:

Credit Card –
MasterCard, Visa, American Express accepted
Please note, if you elect to pay by Credit Card a 1% surcharge is applicable for all Visa, MasterCard and American Expression cards and will be added to the total amount.

EFT Direct Deposit –
Account Name: Customer Owned Banking Association Limited
Bank: National Australia Bank
BSB: 082172
Account: 835679381
Please put your surname or invoice number as a reference.

Cheque – 
Made payable to Customer Owned Banking Association.


Cancellation of Registration

Cancellations received in writing by Wednesday 12 September 2018, will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations received after Wednesday 12 September 2018 will receive NO refund. A replacement delegate can be sent with no penalty charged but must be advised to the Convention Secretariat in writing.


Registration Desk Opening Hours

The registration desk is located in the Auditorium 3 foyer of the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Registration Desk will open:

Sunday 21 October 2018               0930 – 1730
Monday 22 October 2018               0730 – 1730
Tuesday 23 October 2018              0830 – 1730

COBA 2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Convention Dinner Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Women in Mutuals













21 - 23 October 2018


Melbourne Convention &
Exhibition Centre

Key Dates

23 August 2018
Early Bird Registration Closes

12 September 2018
Accommodation Cancellation Deadline