Pharmacy Connect &


Pharmacy Assistant Conference Program

ABOUT Pharmacy Connect

Pharmacy Connect is an annual event for pharmacists, owners, executives, students, interns, and industry representatives featuring industry and clinical updates, business advice, and valuable networking opportunities.  

Hosted by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, the event was developed to meet the needs identified by pharmacy owners, pharmacy managers and manufacturers for a key industry conference in the second half of the year. 

Pharmacy Connect features a two-and-a-half day education program including pre-conference workshops, a 70-stand trade exhibition, Welcome Reception and Cocktail Party. 

Since 2016, Pharmacy Connect has grown in size and reputation to become a key event on Australia’s pharmacy industry event calendar. 

Whether you’re a seasoned pharmacist or a pharmacy student, Pharmacy Connect offers a dynamic platform to discover, learn and connect in the ever-evolving world of pharmacy – don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and elevate your skills at the forefront of pharmacy innovation. 

What does the conference offer attendees?

  • 2-day educational program featuring industry updates, business advice and clinical updates
  • pre-conference workshops covering Full Scope of Practice, maximising business performance and vaccination training
  • an exciting social agenda including a stand-up Cocktail Party and Welcome Reception
  • 70-plus stand trade exhibition
  • networking opportunities with pharmacy colleagues

Who should attend?

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy owners
  • Pharmacy group executives
  • Pharmacy interns
  • Pharmacy students
  • Industry representatives


For over 20 years, the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA Conference) has been the peak educational and networking event for pharmacy assistants, offering valuable personal and professional development. The conference also hosts the prestigious Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award.

Tailored specifically for pharmacy assistants, the PA Conference provides a unique opportunity to enhance your skills, expand your knowledge and forge lasting connections that will enrich your career journey.

Whether you’re a seasoned pharmacy assistant or just starting out in the field, the PA Conference offers a supportive and collaborative atmosphere to grow both personally and professionally. Join us for an inspiring experience dedicated to celebrating the vital role of pharmacy assistants in healthcare delivery!

What does the conference offer attendees?

  • 2-day educational program featuring product knowledge, personal and professional development and management skills topics
  • 3-hour Refresher Training workshop
  • an exciting social agenda including a stand-up Cocktail Party, where the Pharmacy Assistant of the Year National Winner is announced
  • 70-plus stand trade exhibition, which allows PAs to meet with suppliers
  • networking opportunities, where PAs can learn from the sharing of knowledge and experiences of other pharmacy assistants
  • insights into the Pharmacy of the Year (PATY) Award and what it takes to become a State and National Winner

Who should attend?

  • Pharmacy assistants
  • Dispensary assistants
  • Retail managers and supervisors
  • Pharmacy students and new graduates
  • Pharmacy industry service providers
  • Educators