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Diversity & Inclusion Forum at the Sydney International Boat Show

1 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Boating Industry Association (BIA) is excited to announce the Diversity & Inclusion Forum, presented during the Sydney International Boat Show. This forum is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment within the boating sector. 

Discussion Topics: 

  • Challenging gender stereotypes 
  • Inclusivity across ages, cultural backgrounds, and physical abilities 
  • Increasing participation in all boating activities 
  • Leveraging past achievements for future growth 
  • Promoting workplace diversity for greater industry involvement 
  • Building collaborative networks to champion diversity 

 Featured Speakers: 

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia 


  • Sonia Robinson, Women in Boating, EZY Yachts 
  • Gareth Hogan, MD, Making Waves Foundation 
  • Jen Robinson, Maritime NSW 
  • Andrew Scott, CEO, BIA

This event is invite only.


1 August
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


International Convention Centre, Meeting Room E3.3
14 Darling Drive
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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