FAQ

GENERAL

When is Sound West?
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Sound West will take place in Parramatta from Saturday 20th August to Sunday 28th August 2022.

Where is Sound West?
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Sound West is being held in Parramatta CBD.The conference will take place at Comm Bank Stadium, with live music events taking place in a range of venues throughout the Parramatta CBD.

What are ticket prices?
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Ranging from free to $89.00. Sound West has tried to purposefully (with support from the NSW Government, Parramatta City Council, RISE, partners and sponsors) to keep the price of any Sound West events low to support the post covid recovery of the music, creative and technology industries in Western Sydney.

Is There One Ticket to All Events?
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No, tickets for all events are separate. Conference tickets can be purchased via Oztix .

For live events tickets, please head to the event page on the Sound West website and click through to their dedicated ticketing page.

Can I perform at Sound West Live Events / Can I talk at the Sound West Conference?
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Our 2022 program has been finalized. However we would still love to hear from you - head to our contact us page to get in touch, as you never know when an opportunity will open up!

I am travelling to Sound West - where can i stay?
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PARKROYAL PARRAMATTA is the official hotel partner of the SOUND WEST. Located right in the heart ofParramatta, adjacent to amazing on-and-off “Eat Street” restaurants and bar and within walking distance to CommBank Stadium, Parramatta train station, bus interchange and ferry wharf, the hotel has rooms, family suites, accessible rooms, bars and restaurants, a pool and gym.

If you are traveling to SOUND WEST for work, there is a business centre and lots of meeting rooms and PARKROYAL PARRAMATTA has a special offer for people travelling to SOUND WEST and is offering a 10% discount for stays during SOUND WEST - To book, please click here .

For more information about things to do and places to stay, please click here.

Is the program finalized?
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Our 2022 program has been finalised however, it is subject to change due to the ongoing flu / covid, travel and freight disruptions that are being experienced across Australia and the globe.

I have a business or organisation that wants to support / sponsor / partner with Sound West?
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We would love to hear from you - head to our contact us page to get in touch!

CONFERENCE

How can i get to the Sound West conference?
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By Train

The closest station to CommBank Stadium is Parramatta Station, which is approximately a 10 minute walk from the stadium. Alternatively, you can catch a train to Westmead Station then head to CommBank Stadium through Parramatta Park.There are regular trains running to and from Parramatta Station from the CBD, North Shore, Blue Mountains, North and South West. Train is recommended to avoid traffic congestion. Trains to Parramatta run every 10 to 15 minutes and bus services run regularly throughout the night. We recommend using the NSW Transport Trip Planner for up-to-date schedules and trackwork information.

Bus

There are regular bus routes that run to and from Parramatta Interchange which is within a 10 minute walking distance of CommBank Stadium. From the Interchange head down Argyle St. Church St and take either side of the Riverside Walk or walk through Prince Alfred Square to get to the stadium on O’Connell St. Alternatively some bus routes make stops along O’Connell Street.

We recommend using the NSW Transport Trip Planner for up-to-date schedules and trackwork information.

Accessibility Requirements - Conference attendees with mobility impairments or accessibility requirements can catch one of the regular bus route services that leave from bus stand A4 at Parramatta Interchange and make stops on O’Connell Street outside the stadium including routes 600, 601, 603, 604, 606 and 706.

By Ferry

The closest wharf to CommBank Stadium is Parramatta Wharf. CommBank Stadium is approximately a 15 minute walk (1.2km) from Parramatta Wharf. Sydney Ferries are popular and reach capacity - especially on weekends. Keep this in mind and consider alternative public transportation. Due to low tide, some ferry services to and from Parramatta Wharf may be replaced by buses. See the Parramatta Ferry low-tide page for information and replacement info. We recommend using the NSW Transport Trip Planner for up-to-date schedules and trackwork information.

By Car

Our partners, Parramatta Leagues Club is offering Sound West delegates the opportunity to park at the Parramatta Leagues Club. A short five minute walk from the venue, free of charge for conference attendees.

How do i book in a mentor session?
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The opportunity to book mentor sessions is limited to ticketholders of the Sound West conference. Bookings for mentor sessions will be opening shortly and will be communicated to ticketholders via a dedicated EDM.

I can’t make it to Sydney for the event..can I watch online?
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The Sound West conference is taking place as a live event and as such, will not be live streamed in 2022.

I'd like to speak or present at the SOUND West conference. How do I apply?
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Our 2022 program has been finalized. However we would still love to hear from you - head to our contact us page to get in touch, as you never know when an opportunity will open up!

What is your refund policy if I cannot attend?
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Details regarding our refund policy, is outlined in our conference ticket T&C's available on the OzTix Website.

What is the Conference about?
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The Sound West conference is a day to meet, learn, collaborate, get inspired and hear from Australia and the world's top technology brands, Australian entrepreneurs, musicians and more. It is the place to be if you are looking to build a career in music, creative or technologies industry.

Where Can I Buy Tickets?
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Tickets to the Sound West conference are available via our ticketing partner, Oztix .

LIVE EVENTS

What are the Live Music Events About?
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Sound West live music events are a platform to showcase new, emerging and established artists and their music.

Are There Any Outdoor Events?
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In 2022, our kickoff event, Saturday Sounds x Sound West featuring Masked Wolf, presented by the Parramatta Eels will be an outdoor event. Additionally, music programming will also occur at the Lennox Bridge. All other events are taking place at a range of venues throughout Parramatta, in a show of support of the hospitality industry, music and entertainment venues, the 24 hour economy and Post Covid recovery.

Are events free or ticketed?
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Sound West has a range of free, ticketed and industry only events.

How do I buy tickets to the live music events?
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Please click on the event you are interested in on the Sound West website to access their dedicated ticketing link to purchase tickets.