Networking Events

Saturday, 10 June 2023

Midwives’ dance for women’s empowerment

Location: Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre
Address: Kawasan Terpadu ITDC NW/1 Nusa Dua – Bali 80363
Timing: 16:00 – 18:00

The Saturday pre-Congress event, to announce that the midwives of the world have arrived in a city for their triennial congress, has become hugely popular. From the Road to Durban, to Prague’s Voices of Midwives and Toronto’s MARCH FOR MORE MIDWIVES now Bali’s Dance for women’s empowerment.

This increasingly popular curtain-raiser will allow hundreds of midwives to stand together in solidarity, united in the message that the world needs more women in charge, needs more midwives and that all women need equality end empowerment.

The event is open to the public.

Pre‑registration is not necessary.

Sunday, 11 June 2023

Multifaith Celebration of Midwifery

Location: Singaraja Hall
Timing: 13:30 – 14:30

Described by some midwives as an opportunity for rededication to midwifery, this event offers several short faith contributions. It also provides a massive feel-good factor. Whatever the reason for attending the multifaith celebration you can be certain of leaving with a ‘spring in your step’. Seats are available on a first-come basis. This meeting room can seat 1,200 delegates so the event is sure to be full.

Confirmation of attendance at the networking events (Opening Ceremony and Multifaith Celebration of Midwifery) will need to be made during the registration process.

This networking event is fully funded by the Foundations of long-term ICM partners.


Opening Ceremony

Location: Nusa Dua 5 (Plenary Hall) – Ground floor
Timing: 15:30–17:30
Sponsored by Johnson’s

It is known as the “midwifery Olympics” as over 113 country flags of member associations are prepared. With many midwives in amazing national costumes or wearing country emblems, this colorful extravaganza is full of fun, laughter and joy.

An opportunity to experience top-class cultural contributions in the form of dance, music etc. A short address from ICM President, inspiring Young Midwife Leader and other presentations provides a perfect programme for the official opening of ICM 2023 Bali. The opening of the exhibition is followed by a Welcome Reception with drinks and canapes.

Tickets: Included in the registration fees for full delegates

Seats are available on a first-come basis.

Welcome Reception

Location: BNDCC – Ground floor
Timing: 17:30-19:00

The ICM 2023 Bali will be officially opened with drinks and canapes whilst catching up with old acquaintances and networking with your friends and colleagues. This is an informal reception prior to the upcoming scientific discussions, also a first opportunity for delegates to meet with sponsors and exhibitors to hear about the products and services on offer over the next four days. Many of the sponsors are providing added value through side sessions, panel, workshops.

Tickets: Included in the registration fees for full delegates

Tuesday, 13 June 2023

Bali Night

Location: Taman Bhagawan Bali
Timing: 19:00 – 22:30
Price: 85 USD

Something is always going on at Taman Bhagawan. One of Bali’s most unique outdoor venues, a green oasis of comfort and excellent gastronomy in the heart of Nusa Dua offering the perfect balance between Indonesian artistry and international sophistication.

Join us for a culturally inspired evening set on a beachfront destination to host the midwives of the world for an unforgettable evening of celebrations.

An evening guaranteed to be filled with emotions through the meticulous organization of live cooking, fun, and dancing.

Tickets: NOT included – 85 USD (capacity limited, places not guaranteed)

As the venue has a limited capacity, we urge you to buy your tickets as soon as possible and book yourself a seat for $85 only. Please note that alcoholic drinks are not included in the ticket price to make the gala night ticket affordable to all. Alcohol will be sold on a cash basis on-site.

Please note transportation to the venue and back is not provided.

We strongly recommend to book a taxi in advance to make sure it will be available at the desired time.

How to get to the Gala Venue:
The Gala Dinner is taking place at the Taman Bhagawan Bali.

The address is:
Jl. Pratama No.70, Tanjung Benoa,
Nusa Dua – Bali 80363

From the Congress center – The venue is a 10-minute taxi drive from the Congress Centre.