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Aspire Annual Events 

Perth Convention Bureau hosts two main events that support the Aspire Program each year. The first is a free educational lunch aimed at helping potential applicants understand the application process and hear from a previous Aspire Award winner with the second event being the award ceremony. Details regarding these event dates will be released in the coming months.


Applications for the 2020 Aspire Awards will open on Monday 2 March and close on Monday 10 April 2020.  

Applications will be submitted through the online application form which will be accessible as of the open date. Applicants will be asked to submit their CV along with answers to the following questions:

  • Please tell us about yourself, your education, current employment and any associations/professional organisations that you belong to. (maximum 500 words)
  • Please tell us about the conference you’d like to attend and why it would be beneficial to you or your organisation. Tell us if you know of any possibility of this conference being hosted in Western Australia in the future (maximum 500 words)
  • Please tell us about the organisation/association that runs the conference you’d like to attend, your involvement with them any career highlights you have to date (maximum 500 words)
  • Please tell us about Western Australia’s research/industry strengths in this area. Are there any Western Australian leaders in the field (maximum 500 words)

A free information session will be held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 17 March 2020. Registration for this free event will be available on the Aspire website from mid-February. For more information on the awards, please don’t hesitate to email or call (08) 9218 2900.