VOICE OF THE
AUSTRALIAN RETAIL COMMUNITY

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse national retail body, representing a $400 billion sector that employs 1.3 million Australians and is the largest private sector employer in the country. As Australia’s peak retail body, representing more than 120,000 retail shop fronts and online stores, the ARA informs, advocates, educates, protects and unifies our independent, national and international retail community.

FEATURED EVENTS

ARA Leaders Forum 2023

Wednesday 22 February 2023
9:00am - 7:00pm

Sydney

Exclusive, unmissable conversations from keynote speakers, CEO panel sessions and fire-side chats.
Conference

ARA International Women’s Day Lunch 2023

Wednesday 8 March 2023
12:00pm - 2.30pm
Melbourne

The Australian retail community are invited to the ARA’s inaugural lunch in recognition of International Women’s Day. Hosted by ARA CEO, Paul Zahra, the program will feature a stellar panel of influential female leaders who will shine a spotlight on gender equity.
NETWORKING

ARA Gala No.1 2023

Tuesday 8 August 2023
5:00pm - 10:30pm

Melbourne

We invite you to join us for the annual ARA Gala No. 1, a spectacular black-tie dinner celebrating the future and innovation of Australian retail.
Gala event
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