APAC Summit 2024 wording
Monday 12th - Tuesday 13th August 2024
Join us in Sydney for World Commerce & Contracting's 2024 APAC Summit where we explore our theme for the year, Contracting for Outcomes: uniting process, technology, and skills


Join us in Sydney this August


WorldCC's 2024 APAC Summit offers CCM, legal and procurement professionals a roadmap with which to navigate this changing world. It looks at how to move beyond transactions to focus on outcomes, by uniting process, technology and skills.

Prepare to be inspired, informed and empowered by connecting with 300+ industry leaders, innovators and professionals from the APAC region, both in person and online. 

In-person ticket includes
  • Two-day entry to the Summit at the Shangri-La Sydney Hotel
  • Access to all interactive and non-interactive sessions
  • All food and drinks, including a spectacular gala dinner event
  • Exclusive pre-event Secret networking on Sunday 11th August
  • 12 CPD points
Your virtual ticket includes
  • Access to non-interactive sessions, streamed live from the Sydney event
  • 3 CDP points
Event highlights
  • Keynote presentations
  • Industry insights
  • Panel discussions
  • Case studies and Speed Tech Demos
  • Interactive workshops
  • Networking opportunities
Key themes
  • AI adoption, challenges and tools
  • Career advancement and skills development
  • ROI of contract economics, and commercial acumen
  • Contract simplification and collaboration
  • Supply chain resilience, diversity and procurement 
  • Sustainable contracting practices
  • Agile and relational contracting
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Sustainable contracting practices

In-person ticket price

  • Member: AUD $1195 + GST
  • Non-member (includes one year membership to WorldCC, saving over AUSD $300): AUD $1595 + GST

There are a limited number of subsidized in-person tickets for members who wish to attend from outside of Australia. Please contact atyrrell@worldcc.com for more information.

Can’t join us in person? For the first time, the APAC Summit will be streamed online. Even if you can’t make it to Sydney, you can still hear the content, experience the event and interact with other online attendees. 

Virtual tickets

  • Member virtual access: AUD $50
  • Non-member virtual access: AUD $95

Methods of Payment
Click register to pay by credit/debit card or if you would prefer to receive an invoice, email finance@worldcc.com.

Join us together with over 300 CCM, legal and procurement professionals in Sydney this August!

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We have a stellar agenda in-store that is guaranteed to inspire, inform, and empower you as you connect with industry leaders, thought innovators, and fellow professionals from around the globe.

This year we are running three tracks, so no matter your skill set or experience level, WorldCC's 2024 APAC Summit is a beacon for the contracting community from across the region. It is set to be an inspiring convergence of cutting-edge technology, innovative contract management strategies, and forward-thinking perspectives.

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Technology and Process Track

Designed for professionals looking to enhance their day-to-day operations. This track provides practical skills and insights to immediately enhance, upgrade, or transform daily operations for more effective contract management. 

Gain a toolkit of operational skills that will have a direct impact on day-to-day work, ensuring tangible improvements and operational success.

Strategic Development Track

From navigating global trends to mastering innovative practices, this track offers strategic leaders a high-level perspective on contracting, covering adaptability, transformation, relationships, team-building and more.

Gain foresight to shape the future of contracts and strategically position your organization for long-term success.

Skills Track

This track focuses on leadership, career growth, communication skills and handling difficult conversations. It goes beyond technical skills to address the interpersonal and leadership abilities needed for career advancement and fulfillment.

Gain valuable skills and strategies for handling difficult conversations, CV writing, and the crucial skill of effective communication.


Claire Allen Follow me on LinkedIn

Ventures and Acquisitions Legal Integration Lead

Sean Barnes Follow me on LinkedIn

Commercial Procurement Leader, NZ Government Procurement
Department of Business, Innovation and Employment

Gareth Benson Follow me on LinkedIn

CEO and Group Practice Leader
Gareth Benson Lawyers & Associates

Kirsty Buchan Follow me on LinkedIn

Contract Manager
Transport for NSW

David Cade Follow me on LinkedIn

Vice President, BDS Supply Chain Core Contracting

Jon Collis-Bird Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Commercial Manager, IPAC

Andrew de Celis Follow me on LinkedIn

Legal Executive - Group Owner, Product & Propositions Sustainability, External Affairs and Legal

Sharyn County Follow me on LinkedIn

General Manager Procurement and Real Estate

Arlene de la Cruz Follow me on LinkedIn

Managing Director, Contract Management, Growth Markets

Andrew Dunning Follow me on LinkedIn

Commercial and Risk Manager
Austal Australia

Sharon Gray Follow me on LinkedIn

Group Manager, Diversity, Indigenous and Social Inclusion
CPB Contractors

Pete Halliwell Follow me on LinkedIn

Program Delivery Manager
Essential Energy

Rachel Homer Follow me on LinkedIn

National Manager - Procurement, Contracts & Supply Chain
Randstad Australia

Deborah Hook Follow me on LinkedIn

Director, Legal Operations
University of Sydney

Frederico Huergo Follow me on LinkedIn

Head of Procurement, Asia Pacific

Mel de Jonk Follow me on LinkedIn

Commercial Director, Telecommunications Sector

Nicholas Leask Follow me on LinkedIn

Associate Director
Grosvenor Procurement Advisory

Israel Lozano Follow me on LinkedIn

Managing Director
Navantia Australia

Rob Manning Follow me on LinkedIn

Director of Contract Management
Thales Australia

Nicholas Mendoza-Jones Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Legal Transformation Manager
Gilbert + Tobin

Terri Mottershead Follow me on LinkedIn

Executive Director
Centre for Legal Innovation

Shirley Mower Follow me on LinkedIn

APAC Regional Sourcing Manager – Goods

Kylie Porter Follow me on LinkedIn

Group Head, Sustainability

Stu van Rij Follow me on LinkedIn

Influence and Negotiation Expert
Stu van Rij

Jody Rowe Follow me on LinkedIn

Chief Executive Officer; Podcaster
Rowe Advisory; Tough Talk with Jody Rowe

Priya Roy Follow me on LinkedIn

Commercial Strategy Lead
Amazon Web Service

Mitchell Scott Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Prototyping Engineer

Max Soulsby Follow me on LinkedIn

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Deborah-Anne Strydom Follow me on LinkedIn

Senior Expert Contract Management

Jennie Vickers Follow me on LinkedIn

Risk and Audit Lead
Tuatahi First Fibre

Anushri Vyas Follow me on LinkedIn

Chief Procurement Officer

Monique Ward Follow me on LinkedIn

Executive Director, Innovation & Excellence
Social Traders

Peter Walker Follow me on LinkedIn

Assistant Commissioner, Enterprise Services and Technology

Special thanks to our event sponsors!


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Special thanks to our event partners


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Australasian Procurement and Construction Council

If that's not enough to draw your attention, here is why you should attend...

Grow your knowledge: Immerse yourself in cutting-edge insights, trends, and best practices that will shape the future of contract management.

Join the WorldCC Community: Forge connections with experts, influencers, and peers who share your passion for contract management.

Global perspectives: Gain an international view of contract management practices from diverse cultures and industries, enriching your skill sets.

Highly interactive: Get creative through interactive sessions, workshops, and discussions designed to spark innovation in your approach to contracts.

Great fun: Experience learning and leisure in the iconic and diverse city of Sydney.

Learn from the best: Our line-up of inspirational keynote speakers will challenge your perspectives and encourage new ways of thinking.

Embrace technology: Discover the latest technological advancements that are reshaping contract management processes.

Growth opportunities: Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your journey, discover growth opportunities to suit your career stage.

Enjoy you stay

The luxurious Shangri-La Hotel provides the perfect setting for this transformative summit.

Sydney combines international flair with a uniquely Australian approach to enjoying life. You’ll be mesmerised by an unparalleled panorama, the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge greet you each day.

As always, we've secured a number of rooms at a special rate for Summit attendees. Book through the link below to get an exclusive WorldCC discount.


Feedback from APAC 2023 Summit in Melbourne

"I found the Summit was great for industry networking, seeing a range of new tech solutions ,and hearing from inspiring speakers on Govt procurement, AI and current industry challenges. To be immersed in this for 2 days was amazing, and highly recommend attending next year!"


2023 APAC Summit Attendee
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Collaborate and share ideas 
"The summit provided the opportunity for individuals from varied organisations to gather as a like-minded community to share, explore and understand opportunities that relate to the professionalisation of commercial management."
A like minded community
"Great for industry networking, seeing a range of new tech solutions ,and hearing from inspiring speakers on Govt procurement, AI and current industry challenges. To be immersed in this for 2 days was amazing, and highly recommend attending next year! 
Thought-provoking sessions
"A fantastic experience, especially as a relatively new WorldCC member and first-time attendee. I found everybody incredibly welcoming, eager to engage and willing to share their knowledge. The insights from the presentations were also very impactful, and it really aided being able to workshop and discuss these benefits and challenges with the people around you.
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