TICKETS

 
 

 
 

The third Global Atheist Convention, Reason to Hope, will be a full weekend of fabulous speakers, great entertainment, and wonderful food in a brilliant venue!

Tickets will go on sale in June 2017 - sign up to the 2018 Global Atheist Convention mailing list to be kept informed of the latest developments.

Tickets to the 2018 Global Atheist Convention include:

Friday night

  • Opening night – welcome address and entertainment
  • An hour of hot & cold canapés and alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages prior to the opening night entertainment

Saturday

  • Full day of world-renowned speakers
  • Opportunity to meet speakers at book signings throughout the day
  • Fully catered lunch, plus morning and afternoon teas

Sunday

  • Full day of world-renowned speakers
  • Opportunity to meet speakers at book signings throughout the day
  • Fully catered lunch, plus morning tea

In addition, there is a Saturday night Gala Dinner – tickets sold separately – which includes:

  • An elegant all-inclusive three-course meal with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Live entertainment throughout the evening
  • The chance to socialise with fellow attendees and featured speakers

All catering will be provided by the award-winning team at the MCEC, and covers all dietary requirements.


Ticket Sales

Tickets will go on sale to AFA Members on 8 June, prior to release to the general public. AFA members will receive an email with details of how to purchase tickets a few days prior to the commencement of ticket sales (AFA members who do not have an email address may call the AFA for details). Further, as a special offer to AFA members, for two weeks the following tickets will be on sale at 2012 prices:

Gold Pass$440
Silver Pass$310
Silver Pass (Concession)$270

* Ticket prices exclude booking fees, which will be stated at the point of ticket purchase

After the two-week AFA member offer, tickets will go on sale to the general public on 22 June at 2018 ticket prices:

Gold Pass$490
Silver Pass$360
Silver Pass (Concession)$300

* Ticket prices exclude booking fees, which will be stated at the point of ticket purchase

The concession price only applies to holders of a Companion Card, Pensioner Concession Card, HealthCare Card or full time students. Seniors cards holders are not eligible.


Tickets for the Saturday night Gala Dinner will be available to AFA members during the two-week period. However, due to the increase in food and beverage prices since 2012, there will be no discount available for these tickets. Tickets to the Gala Dinner tend to sell out quickly as there are a limited number available, so don’t miss out!

Gala Dinner Pass$180

* The ticket price excludes booking fees, which will be stated at the point of ticket purchase


Event Timings (subject to change)

Friday
 4:00pm – Registration opens
 6:15pm – Drinks and canapes commence
 7:00pm – Doors open
 7:30pm – Convention opening and entertainment commences
 9:30pm – Close

Saturday
 8:00am – Doors open
 8:30am – Day session commences
12:30pm – Lunch
 5:45pm – Close

 7:00pm – Gala Dinner commences
11:00pm – Gala Dinner closes

Sunday
 8:30am – Doors open
 9:00am – Day session commences
 1:00pm – Lunch
 4:00pm – Close