27 October – 3 November 2022

Adelaide Convention Centre


Please click the button below to access information on what ‘Team Adelaide’ is doing to ensure this event and attendees are COVID Safe whilst in South Australia.

All Occasions Group played an integral role in developing these safe COVID measures as the health and safety of our conference attendees is paramount.

The World Rose Convention will be hosted by the National Rose Society of Australia Inc. with the support of its five State Rose Societies, the Government of South Australia, the Adelaide City Council and the Adelaide Convention Bureau. The Convention will be held in the internationally acclaimed and recently upgraded Adelaide Convention Centre.

Australia is renowned for all aspects of rose culture as the climate provides ideal growing conditions. With nearly 3 500 members, the National Rose Society of Australia is one of the most respected and successful societies of its kind worldwide.

An exciting feature of the 2022 Convention is a large scale public exhibition, which will bring together an indoor rose and green life showcase that incorporates the Australian Rose Championships and floral display.


The World Federation of Rose Societies World Rose Convention will be held from 27 October to 3 November, 2022 in the beautiful City of Adelaide.

Convention Chairman, Kelvin Trimper AM, confirmed that the convention will proceed as both a “face-to-face” convention as well as offering online registrations to rose lovers around the world. The world-class Adelaide Convention Centre will provide a high-quality streaming service for the Opening Ceremony, 3-day Lecture Series and WFRS Gala Awards Dinner for Online Registrants.

A number of exciting before and after tours offer an incredible range of holiday experiences for the international delegates and we know they are going to enjoy our iconic attractions and see many beautiful gardens.

Registration Now Open

For more information relating to the convention and to be kept informed and receive regular updates join the mailing list below.

Kelvin Trimper AM, Chairman, 2022 World Rose Convention Committee



Please view the three proposed pre and post Convention tours below. To reserve your place on the tours, or for more information, please contact Oliver Travel.


What is included in the registration fee?

The Earlybird Registration Fee of AUD$850 represents excellent value for money, as it includes many items previously labelled “extras”. This amount includes the Grand Opening Ceremony, a world-class Lecture Program together with morning tea and lunch included on 4 days, and also a wonderful Full Day Tour and special lunch at an elegant, historic landmark. As part of your Registration, the Day Tours and visits include the Adelaide Botanic Garden, Cleland Wildlife Park, Carrick Hill, an afternoon of city tours to rose gardens, and take a walking tour to see the 19th century places of interest along our picturesque boulevard, North Terrace.

In addition, your Registration gives you entrance to the ‘International Rose & Garden EXPO’ held in conjunction with the convention, also conveniently located at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Here you will see the National Rose Show, beautiful floral displays, visit the stallholders who will have garden related products for sale and enjoy the speaker’s program which runs daily at the EXPO.

Registration Pricing (please note that virtual registration will be offered from mid-2022 at approximately 50% of the Earlybird Registration fee and feature high quality streaming of the Opening Ceremony, 3-day Lecture Series and WFRS Gala Awards Dinner):



Adelaide is South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital. Its ring of parkland on the River Torrens is home to renowned museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia displaying expansive collections including noted Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, devoted to natural history.

What most visitors notice, however, is the sense of light and space, and the range of things you can do in a day without feeling rushed. That’s what makes Adelaide a great convention city, and why both Lonely Planet and The New York Times rated it in the top 10 paces to see in 2015.

Adelaide is an easy city to enjoy, whether you prefer 5-star dining, quirky laneway bars, exploring the bustling Central Market, cycling in the parklands, strolling in the picturesque Adelaide Hills or relaxing on a beautiful stretch of beach.

Adelaide’s diverse cultural mix guarantees the food is sensational, with Rundle Street in Adelaide’s east offering a mix of historic pubs and family-run cafes and restaurants. Dine alfresco, morning, noon and night. Five minutes away, Norwood Parade is famously European influenced while Gouger Street, which is close to Chinatown and the Adelaide Central Market is full of Asian fusion restaurants.

You will also find plenty of accommodation in Adelaide including boutique hotels, apartments, seaside resorts and heritage cottages. Most hotels are in the city centre, however there are a number of hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts in nearby North Adelaide and along the coast.

Adelaide’s weather is moderate and year-round blue skies means average winter temperatures of 16 degrees Celsius and 28 degrees Celsius in summer.

Follow these links for a Map of Adelaide and attractions or to download the Adelaide Visitor Guide for further information.

You may also experience the cosmopolitan and rural surrounds of Adelaide through a guided sightseeing tour.

Alternatively, you could join Foodi and discover hidden gems in the realms of brunch, high tea and desserts. From raw treats and night safaris to beer tastings and secret food destinations, there’s a tour to tickle every tastebud.

For other activities in and around the city, Experience Oz have collated a list of the top ten things to do whilst in Adelaide.

For any assistance or further information whilst in Adelaide, the Visitor Information Office is located at 9 James Place, just off Rundle Mall and can be contacted on 1300 588 140.


The Adelaide Convention Centre is conveniently located in the heart of the city centre and nestled within the beauty of the Riverbank Precinct, surrounded by parklands and the River Torrens. The Centre is a world class venue containing multiple halls, banquet rooms, meeting rooms and outdoor spaces.

The centre is also within close proximity to the medical hub, entertainment, cultural and sport precincts and is also a short walk to international and boutique hotels and accommodation. Public transport, the Adelaide Railway Station and taxi ramps are also at the Centre’s doorstep. For more information, please visit the Adelaide Convention Centre website here.

The Adelaide Convention Centre is a Fully Vaccinated Venue

As a result of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions within South Australia from Tuesday, 23 November, 2021, the World Rose Convention venue, the Adelaide Convention Centre, has made the decision to be a fully vaccinated venue.

Effective Tuesday, 23 November 2021, all persons aged 16+ entering the Adelaide Convention Centre, including staff, will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration. Proof of vaccination will be required in order to gain entry.  Please visit the website for a full list of approved vaccines here.

To gain entry, patrons will need to show their COVID-19 Digital Certificate on their smart device OR provide personal photo identification and printed immunisation certificate. Any person with an official medical exemption will need to provide proof of a negative COVID test result for the 72 hour period prior to seeking entry and full exemption details. Venue bans apply for non-compliance. Please visit the venue website for further information:  Adelaide Convention Centre COVID information.



Please contact the Convention Organisers with any queries:

All Occasions Group
12 Stirling Street

Thebarton, South Australia, Australia 5031
Phone: +61 8 8125 2200
Email: conference@aomevents.com
Website: www.alloccasionsgroup.com

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