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On-site rooms are now sold out. Community tickets at Moonah Links (6 minute drive) are still available with shuttles to/from included. Secure your spot today!

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An unforgettable gathering for B Corps, designed for connection and catalysing change.

26 - 28 February, Cape Schanck, Victoria

Program

THE WHAT

A Gathering

 

Assembly isn't your run-of-the-mill multi-day conference, but it's also more than just fun and games.

As B Corps, we want you to question your assumptions, rethink your role in the economy, and be challenged to do more. Pushing the boundaries of business can be scary, but the people in this room are a reminder that you aren't going at it alone.

Across the three days, be part of interactive breakouts, guided conversations, and healthy debates where we can ask the tough questions. We'll surface the issues that matter most to our B Corp community and find out what might be slowing change down.

THE WHY

We're back.

It's been five long years since the whole Australia & Aotearoa New Zealand B Corp community gathered together in person, and a lot has changed.

In that time, the number of B Corps has more than tripled. We've seen global crises of health, climate, and inequality. We've changed the way we live and work, and ushered in a new set of expectations for businesses.

 

It's time for us to come together to see what a community of nearly 650 B Corps —contributing more than $16 billion to the economy and employing over 30,000 people — can achieve together. 

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THE WHO

A place for leaders.

In this space, job titles are not important. Assembly is designed for people from organisations of all shapes and sizes. We welcome the people from your organisation who:

  • Understand the 'why' of your B Corp Certification 

  • Can influence change internally

  • Understand the ins and outs of the business, including what's slowing down progress


Does that sound like you? 
 

You'll be in the presence of people like author Carl Rhodes, Annie Pistikakis from Who Gives a Crap, and our very own Clay Brown, Head of Standards, Certification, & Product Delivery for B Lab Global.

Check out the full list of B Corps attending here.

THE WHEN & WHERE

26-28 February 2024

Cape Schanck, Victoria

Australia


This event will take place on the lands of the Bunurong People. We respect the deep and continuing connection that the Traditional Custodians have to these lands and waters, and we recognise that these lands were never ceded. Always was, always will be.

What's on the program

Get a sneak peak of the program below, and give a ❤️ to any sessions you can't wait to join. 

About the program

Want to get involved?

DAY 1:
MONDAY, 26 FEB

1-3.00 PM

3.30 PM

4.15 PM

6.00 PM

8.30 PM

Arrivals at RACV begin

Welcome to Country

& smoking ceremony

Opening sessions begin

Opening drinks & dinner

Special performance

DAY 2:

TUESDAY, 27 FEB

7.00 AM

7.15 AM

8.30 AM

9:30 AM

12.30 PM

1.30 PM

4.00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:30 PM

Breakfast opens

Optional activities: coastal

bushwalk, yoga & meditation

Breakfast with B Lab (optional)_

Morning sessions begin

Lunch & optional activities

Afternoon sessions begin

Afternoon break begins 

Evening festivities begin

Community Feast with

Red Gum BBQ

Drinks and music

DAY 3:
WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB

7.00 AM

7.15 AM

8.30 AM

9.30 AM

10.15 AM

11.45 AM

12.00 PM

Breakfast opens

Optional activities: yoga

& meditation

Breakfast with B Lab (optional)

Morning sessions begin

Closing sessions

Farewell & lunch 

Departures begin

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  • When should I arrive?
    If you need transport from Melbourne CBD to Cape Schanck, please plan your travel to arrive at Southern Cross station by 12pm. If you are making your own way to Cape Schanck, please aim to arrive by 2pm on 26 February.
  • When should I book my return flight?
    Buses will return to Melbourne CBD by 3pm on February 28. For international departures, please ensure you have plenty of time to get from Melbourne CBD to the airport. Depending on traffic, it can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Is there any bus information?
    If you booked bus transport with us when you purchased your tickets, please find the bus information below. From Melbourne CBD to RACV Cape Schanck Buses will depart from the pick up/drop off bay at Batman's Hill on Collins St, across from Southern Cross Station at 12pm on Monday, 26 February. Please note, grab-and-go lunches will be provided upon arrival at Cape Schanck, but feel free to bring snacks for the bus ride. From RACV Cape Schanck to Melbourne CBD Departures from RACV will commence at 12:15pm on Wednesday, 28 February. Buses are expected to return to the city between 2 and 3pm. Please allow up to 3pm in case of delays. Grab-and-go lunches will be provided before buses depart.
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Buy tickets

Community tickets at Moonah Links (6 minute drive) are still available with shuttles to/from included. Secure your spot today!

TICKETS

Time to assemble

The event capacity is limited. For this reason, we kindly ask that you purchase no more than 5 tickets per organisation. Find out more about the venue and FAQs below.

COMMUNITY
TICKET

For those who want the full package and a room to themselves at the venue or very close-by.

SHARED
ACCOMMODATION

For those who don't mind sharing a room with a colleague or friend. This add-on must be purchased alongside a community ticket.

DAY
TICKET

For those who want access to the whole event over the three days (including the evening celebrations), but don't need overnight accommodation.

EQUITY
TICKET

For First Nations and Māori attendees to access the full package including accommodation at a reduced cost.

In good company

Here are just some of the B Corps attending Assembly 2024. Will you be joining them?

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Brought to you with support from our B Corp partners.

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Interested in being a partner? Get in touch with us.

Thank you to our event supporters who are providing amazing B Corp products and experiences to our guests.

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ABOUT THE VENUE

RACV Resort,

Cape Schanck
(Tunnahan)

We chose this venue because we wanted you to step away from the daily grind and see some (real) horizons. Being in the city meant that people might drop in for half a day and miss out on what it means to be present at an event like this. It might sound obvious, but to connect, sometimes you need to disconnect first.

While Cape Schank may be a trek for some, you’ll surely appreciate this picturesque landscape and the clarity it can bring. It'll encourage a new perspective to help you reconnect with your business' purpose and like-minded leaders in the space.

If you've never been, we are confident you will come to love this stunning coastline as much as we do. And in the future, we hope to bring this event across Australia and Aotearoa to share the experience with as many people as possible.

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