Hotel and Travel Information

Guest Room Reservations

Many lodging options are available in the area surrounding the venue.

Special guest room pricing for this event has been arranged at the Mercure Sydney Hotel and Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney. Room availability and special rates are limited, so make your reservations now by following the instructions below.

Discounted reservation instructions:

  1. Call or email Mercure Sydney reservations on 02 9217 6797 -
  2. Quote your block code (SIGM15082016). This code must be quoted in order for the correct rates to be offered.
  3. All guests are required to provide a credit card at the time of booking to secure their reservation
  4. You will then receive a confirmation number for your booking.


Mercure Sydney

Discounted reservation instructions:

Use promo code TH8686413 when making your reservation online.


Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney

Travel Information

Event Attire

The attire for this event is business casual.

Health and Safety

View health and safety information posted by the City of Sydney.


Information for International Attendees

International Dialing

Check the international dialing instructions in your hotel room for information on dialing non-Australian telephone numbers. 

Time Zones

Sydney is in the Australian Eastern Standard Time Zone (UTC +10).

Tips for Traveling Abroad

Visit your local government websites for information about and recommendations for traveling to Australia. It is recommended that when traveling outside of your home country you register with your embassy or consulate by notifying that office of your travel dates and destination.


Anyone who is not an Australian citizen needs a valid visa to enter and spend time in Australia. View Visa Requirements for International Visitors for more information.

Visa letter Requests

Your request will be processed within 10 business days. Requests for confirmation letters must be submitted by 3 August 2016. Requests for mailed letters will be reviewed, and additional fees will apply. The confirmation letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa. Confirmation letters include only the event title, dates, location, payment confirmation of registration fees, and that you are a presenter if applicable. If you are denied a visa, we will provide you with a full refund if we are notified before Wednesday, 3 August 2016. Attendees are advised to apply for a visa as early as possible.

Submit a Visa Letter Request

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