29 April 2022, The Star Sydney
Forum 1.30 PM - 4.00 PM & Awards Ceremony 6.30 PM - 10.30 PM
20 January – 27 January 2023, Jaipur | Delhi | Mumbai


IABCA Global Leaders Forum & Awards Ceremony - 29 April 2022

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IABCA 2022 now in its 9th Year, supported by Investment NSW will continue to navigate Australia’s relationship with India through our people-to-people links.


On Friday 29 April 2022 the IABCA Global Leaders Forum and the Awards Ceremony will transform The Star Sydney in to an exciting meeting of minds space.

The IABCA Global Leaders Forum will highlight roadmaps for continued growth across the people-to-people, economic and institutional engagements that bind India and Australia through our growing Alumni, including offering audiences continued engagement and updates across various sectors.

The IABCA Awards Ceremony will showcase the diversity and talent of our industry sectors while strengthening and celebrating the organisations, social enterprises and business leaders from across the globe who are advancing the India-Australia relationship.

'Our growing people to people links – may over time prove to be the most significant asset of all.' Peter Varghese AO, IES 2035​

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Technology & Innovation Panel

Time: 1.30 PM - 2.15 PM (AEST)


Soft Power Panel

Time: 2.30 PM - 3.00 PM (AEST)


  • Business Diaspora Leverage

  • Cultural Diplomacy 

  • Politics

  • Comparative Analysis with diasporas engagement across other nations.

  • Social Impact Projects between our two nations

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Austrade Panel Discussion

Time: 3.15 PM - 4.00 PM (AEST)


Gumaroy Newman Didgeridoo Solo

IABCA are proud to welcome Gumaroy, one of the most talented didge players in the country. Gumaroy is also an indigenous storyteller, presenter, educator, songman and poet.


A proud descendant of the Gamilaroi and Wakka Wakka nations, Gumaroy has performed in over 40 countries and is regularly called upon for major Australian events.


Students from IABBV Hindi School

IABCA are proud to welcome students from IABBC Hindi School, a school that has a motive of culture preservation through the promotion of the Hindi Language. 

The students will perform the India and Australia National Anthems at the IABCA Awards.

IABCA Wellness & Meditation Session

In today's contemporary and fast-paced lifestyle, mental health and the ability to truly control ones mind and emotions has never been more important.


IABCA are proud to announce that as part of our 2021 Awards Gala program, guests will be treated to a guided Wellness and Meditation Session from world renowned Yoga Practitioner, Yogi Chauhan! With more than 15 years experience as a Yoga practitioner, we can guarantee that he'll have our guests in the right frame of mind to kick off their weekend and IABCA experience!


Photo Opportunity with Australia's Only Authentic Mumbai Taxi

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for this incredible, authentic Mumbai Taxi when you arrive at the 2021 IABCA Gala! Dating back to 1954, it's the only of it's kind in Australia and will be available for photo opportunities throughout the entire evening.


Be sure to come dressed in your best outfit and don't miss out on this extremely rare opportunity!

A Contemporary
Bollywood Dance

IABCA welcomes  Australia’s largest Bollywood Dance Academy to the Ceremony who are on a mission to share the diversity of our Indian culture with the Australian community through performing arts and dance forms.


Join lead Choreographer and Master Instructor Vihang, who has been in the Entertainment Industry for over 20 years as he takes you on a journey with a specially choreographed dance routine to pay tribute to COVID-19 Warriors.

Apart from touring to perform at International Events across India, Dubai, South Africa and many other cities, He  has trained 400 dancers to perform in Commonwealth Closing Ceremony in Melbourne 2006 and worked in collaboration with City of Melbourne and Indian Film Festival to create a Guinness world record for the Largest Bollywood Dance class taught overseas in the year 2011.


What's On Sydney


Novotel Darling Square

Superior room (King or Twin) - $180/room nett

  • Deluxe Room - $200/room nett

  • Executive Room - $220/room nett

Please email or call (02) 8217 4000 and use the promo code ‘IABCA2021’ at checkout.


Ballroom - The Star, Sydney

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