February 2023, India - Delhi | Mumbai

IABCA Global Leaders Forum & Awards Ceremony
Friday, 29 April 2022

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IABCA 2022 now in its 9th Year, supported by Investment NSW and Austrade, 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 have transformed The Star Sydney into an exciting meeting of minds activation hub.

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


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.

Technology & Innovation Panel
The Star, Event Centre, Sydney

Time: 1.30 PM - 2.15 PM (AEST)

Industry Leaders

Facilitator - Kylie Bell, A/Managing Director, Investment NSW

Opening remarks: Consul General Manish Gupta, Consulate General of India, Sydney


Soft Power & Business Diaspora Diplomacy

Time: 2.30 PM - 3.15 PM (AEST)

Industry Leaders

Facilitator - Sheba Nandkeolyar, Founder & CEO, MultiConnexions

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Join Austrade and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to hear the latest on India’s economic and policy reforms and find out how the new trade agreement can benefit your business. Learn about the commercial opportunities and government support for your entry into India at this panel session.

AIBX India Market Update
Partnering for Prosperity


Time: 3.30 PM - 4.15 PM (AEST)

Industry Leaders

Facilitator - Tim White, Trade and Investment Commissioner South Asia and Lead for AIBX, Austrade 


Your Opportunity to engage in The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2022 at IABCA

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is the biggest global sporting event to be held in Australia this year, with 16 nations competing in 45 matches across seven host cities from October 16 to November 13, 2022.

In 2022 IABCA is bringing an exciting activation in collaboration with T20 World Cup that will give fans and IABCA patrons an opportunity to take photos with the actual World Cup and receive branded paraphernalia.

  The founder of IABCA is a proud ICC Mens T20 World Australia Champion.
Hailing from more than 15 different cultural backgrounds and from across the fields of sport, business, and community, each ‘Champion’ has committed to connecting people through cricket and culture to instill a sense of belonging and inclusion.

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Accommodation and Parking 

How to get there and Parking can be found here


The IABCA has 35% local and international visitation annually. Keeping this in mind, we have secured some amazing accommodation rates below just for our travelling stars at.


The Darling & The Star Grand Hotel and Residences

​​​For stay between 28 April - 1 May, ​use 'IABCA2022' at checkout to receive 25% discount promotional code.

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Dress Code


Wondering what to wear at the IABCAs?

Think Indian and Western fusion or go all out with the stunning golds and brocades of our diverse Indian Textiles.


Draw inspiration form our suggestive Mood Board.

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IABCA Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

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

Lisa & Dave Barnett Duo

6.30 PM Onwards (AEST)

IABCA are proud to welcome cultural facilitator and entertainer George and Dave once again back to the IABCA. Dave's talent features Gurringai aboriginal dancers bringing traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture to all. 

Mada's Marvels at IABCA

Australia's leading and only magician, entertainer and Magic / Illusion coach who has performed in India Adam Mada will be making an appearance at IABCA 2022.


Adam has his audiences spellbound with spectacular stage shows and cutting edge magic performances with a nod to the golden era of magic.


He’s a favourite across multiple TV networks, has charmed audiences from the Royal Bombay Yacht Club (Mumbai) to the Sydney Opera House, his incredible contemporary magic is in demand across the country for both live and online virtual “ZOOM” events.

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 A Meditation Session with Tom Cronin at IABCA

Tom’s meditation retreats are rejuvenating experiences that use an ancient sequence of yoga, breathwork and meditation to upgrade your mind, and body.

You will break free from limiting beliefs that have held you back, and get a clear vision of your life purpose through Tom’s workshops and inspiring talks.

Students from IABBV Hindi School

IABCA are proud to welcome students from IABBV 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 Anthem at the IABCA Awards.

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A Contemporary Dance Performance

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.

THE IABCA After Party for our Emerging Leaders

Thank you to Urban Agent and OPM Friday's, our IABCA ticket holders, patrons secure complimentary entry on registration here. You are welcome to continue the networking and partying at the Marquee Sydney famed after the Marquee New York and Marquee Las Vegas. The ultimate nightclub in Sydney, featuring international and local artists every week.

A valid ID is required.


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