Why does the summit cost $90/ticket

Quite a few people have asked this question, so I wanted to answer it publicly so everyone knows 🙂

Anyone who has organised big events like this would recognise that the ticket price is very reasonable, however, I am being as transparent as possible to ensure all questions are answered.

What’s included in the price?

  • Unlimited canapes
  • Unlimited beer, wine, and bubbly. Coffee, tea and soft drinks.
  • A safe and secure indoor venue for 5.5 hours.
  • It’s a beautiful venue too by the way, you’ll be very impressed when you arrive.
  • An evening with great new initiatives and networking with like-minded people.

Here is a list of expenses for these events;

  • Countless staff and Monica work hours.
  • All the designing of website, promotions, getting speakers to come…all takes up A LOT of hours
  • Food and drinks
  • Event organisation
  • Photographers/videographers
  • Beautiful Indoor venue for 5.5 hours
  • Security
  • Staff travel to event

What will RDA do with any profits made?

  • Every cent goes back to paying RDA staff and costs.
  • RDA is the only organisation that has a phone line, admin staff, and free legal services. All of which cost money. If we manage to cover a few weeks of wages from this event, that is a good outcome.
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  1. Thanks so much for being transparent!

    A big ask I know, but you could be even more transparent by listing how much you are paying to each person/payee for how much work of what kind, or, even better, make your frequently updated books publicly accessible online.