The DJAA National Conference is where you can learn from other amazing DJs & MCs just like yourself!

2018 DJAA National Conference | Adelaide | 7 & 8 August 2018

What is the DJAA National Conference?

The DJAA National Conference is an opportunity for DJs & MCs to improve their performance and business skills. With a diverse range of topics presented by guest speakers, industry professionals, local & international DJs & MCs coupled with awesome networking opportunities, it is becoming the MUST ATTEND annual event for DJs & MCs wishing to continually improve.

The 2 Day National Conference is held every year, in different locations across Australia and anyone can attend! No matter what stage you are at in your DJ or MC career, this is the Conference for you. If you want to learn, grow individually and take your business to the next level, you should attend the Conference.

The DJAA National Conference is held annually in August and currently attracts 50+ DJs from around Australia & New Zealand each year. It is a competition free environment allowing you to network and learn from those presenting and leading discussions on a variety of relevant topics.

Previous & Current Topics Discussed

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Lighting & Understanding DMX
  • DJ 101 – Music Selection
  • DJ 201 – Music Mixing
  • Evolution of a DJ
  • Breakout Sessions and Round Tables
  • International Speakers (USA)
  • Budgeting for your DJ Business
  • Dropping it on the 1
  • Kids Parties & Young Adult Parties
  • Getting Your Business Found Online
  • Getting Out From Behind Your Console
  • Q & A Panel
  • Believing In Your Brand

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Frequently Asked Questions

The 2018 DJAA National Conference will be held on 7 & 8 August 2018

Anyone can attend!

If you are a beginner or seasoned professional DJ and/or  MC, this is the Conference for you. Essentially, anyone who wants to learn, grow individually and take their business to the next level, should attend the Conference. The DJAA National Conference is held annually in August and currently attracts 50+ DJs from around Australia & New Zealand each year who are at different stages of their career path. It is a competition free environment allowing you to network and learn from others presenting and leading discussions on a variety of relevant topics.

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Ticket Cost:
Full Conference (2 Days)# 31/12/17 Closed
Full Conference (2 Days)# 31/03/18 Closed
Full Conference (2 Days)# After 31/03/18 $520
One Day Rate* $440

# Includes tea & coffee on arrival, morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea on both days
* Includes tea & coffee on arrival, morning tea, buffet lunch and afternoon tea on the individual day selected

Each year the location of the Conference changes, previous locations have included VIC, QLD & NSW.

The 2018 DJAA conference is being held in Adelaide, South Australia.

Rydges South Park
1 South Terrace,
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Accommodation Options

Rydges South Park
Rydges South Park Adelaide, the Conference host Hotel, is situated in the vibrant south-west quarter of Adelaide’s central business district and has 98 well-appointed accommodation rooms.

The DJAA has negotiated a special rate for 2018 National Conference attendees. To secure this rate head to the special DJAA National Conference Accomodation Booking Page at .

The negotiated rate of $129 per room includes breakfast daily for one. If there are two persons sharing in a room, an additional $20 per night will be added for breakfast for the extra person.

There has been an initial block of 15 rooms reserved for the DJAA. Should you try to book and are advised that the allocation has been exhausted, please notify The Secretary – and a further allocation will be requested, providing there are still rooms available. In order to avoid disappointment, it is advised that you book early (no payment is processed until you check in), so reserve your room now!

There are alternate accommodation options, however the closest to Rydges South Park is two and a half blocks away.

Rydges South Park is about 20 minutes drive or taxi ride from Adelaide domestic and international airport.

From Adelaide Airport, turn right onto Sir Donald Bradman Drive and travel east until you reach West Terrace. Turn right onto West Terrace, then left onto South Terrace. Rydges South Park is on the corner of West and South Terraces.

Taxi is a convenient way to get to and from the airport. There is a designated taxi rank located at the left of the pedestrian plaza as you walk out of the terminal. Concierges provide a safe environment and allocate taxis to passengers. They can also organise five-seaters and maxi taxis for larger groups or station wagons for large amounts of baggage. There is a $2 levy added to fares for taxis leaving the airport.

Northern Flyer runs a door to door Airport City Shuttle service to the CBD and Hotels. Bookings are not required. On arrival please make your way to the Information and Tourism Bookings Booth located on the ground floor of the terminal in a central location. The friendly staff will help you with your booking and inform you of the next shuttle time. Service runs appoximately every half hour. .

If you wish to use public transport to/ from Adelaide Airport, Adelaide Metro offers an express double decker bus service called JetExpress between the airport and the city. There will be some walking required to get to Rydges South Park.

Rydges South Park Adelaide offers $10.00 car parking (subject to availability). Entrance is on South Terrace. Please press the buzzer located at the South Terrace entrance, park your car and then see Reception on check in.

Tickets now available for the upcoming 2018 DJAA National Conference!

Dont miss out on this HUGE opportunity to grow your business. Covering everything from marketing and business issues to music and performance ideas, each session will be packed with practical advice, hints and tips, with something on offer for everyone from beginners to seasoned pros to help grow your business, improve performance, raise professionalism and build working relationships.

Purchase your tickets now and receive exclusive access to the DJAA National Conference Facebook Group where you will be kept up to date with and can discuss, all things National Conference with other attendees (both past & present).

Mitch Taylor's S.A.L.E.S 4 Event Pros Workshop

Jeffrey Gitomer Licensed Trainer Mitch Taylor of Taylored Sales presents the FIRST EVER groundbreaking sales WORKSHOP for EVENT PROS, DOWN UNDER!

Date: 6 August 2018

This 8 hour intensive workshop, which is limited to 12 participants, will help you:

Why and HOW to research your client most effectively
How to book client meetings in your sleep – TRUE STORY
How to start your meeting for maximum effectiveness
Discover the 2 questions you NEED to ask before talking about anything
How to position yourself as the EXPERT – and get HER to realize (and say) it
Tips you can use to establish rapport immediately and close more sales
Create a NEW way to present your services at the close
How to handle ANY objection you may face in the sales process
What to do IMMEDIATELY after booking a client

Should you have any questions about the workshop or wish a payment plan to attend the workshop, feel free to contact Mitch directly at

To secure your S.A.L.E.S 4 Event Pros Workshop ticket, click on the BOOK NOW button below.


Rydges South Park
1 South Terrace

S.A.L.E.S. 4 Event Pros Workshop - Down Under!

Diversity of Members

Members with different skills & backgrounds in DJing, Mixing, MCing, Lighting, Weddings, Clubs, Young Adult Events & more…. Learn from others who want to help YOU succeed.

Monthly Online Hangouts

Join in our monthly online hangouts where we discuss latest issues, trends, and events. Ask questions, or get some tips on problems you might be facing in your business.

Yearly National Conference

Attend our annual National Conference event for DJs & MCs which combines interesting and inspirational seminars, workshops, panel discussions, demonstrations and more.

Training & Development

Gain access to mentoring and other educational opportunities to assist advance self improvement, help grow your business and give you the opportunites to step up.

What is the DJAA?

The DJ Alliance Australasia is a committee of passionate DJ & MC Entertainers from across Australia and New Zealand who have joined forces to create a quality benchmark of minimum standards for their industry. Becoming a member of the DJ Alliance of Australasia not only gets you accredited but links you with like-minded professionals across Australia, New Zealand and worldwide. The Alliance is all about furthering the Association and the industry as a whole.

The process is designed to help grow your business and give you opportunities to step up along the way. Most importantly the DJAA sets out minimum standards you must meet to proceed to the next level.

The DJAA provides peace of mind through assurance that DJAA Members have met and continuously maintain certain minimum standards. All Members adhere to a Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics and Accredited Members also go through a number of reference checks before being approved for membership.


Who can join the DJAA?

Any DJ can join the DJAA providing they meet the minimum standards set by the Constitution. We have a variety of members that DJ, DJ & MC, and even those that DJ, MC & offer Photo Booths. Whether you are just starting out, or have a few years or more behind you, membership offers the opportunity to help you grow. All members must adhere to our Code of Conduct & Code of Ethics.

Join the DJAA!

The DJAA was created to encourage through training and providing information, the art of being a DJ and MC and also to help raise standards throughout the community.

Find a DJ/MC

With membership growing throughout Australia, the DJAA ensures you are finding someone who is reputable and continually meets minimum standards giving you peace of mind when you book a DJAA Member.

DJAA for Industry

By choosing a DJAA member you can be assured that the entertainer has not only been judged a professional by their clients, but also by their industry peers.