The traditional kick-off to the ARN ICT Industry Awards, the ARN Judges' Networking Lunch, was held in the Ballroom at the Ivy in Sydney. More than 100 IT industry leaders gathered to hear an outstanding address by ARN Hall of Fame inductee and senior vice-president and managing director of Insight Enterprises Asia-Pacific, Andrea Della Mattea, who spoke about doing business in China. The gathering was also addressed by ARN president and publisher, Susan Searle, ARN associated editor, Jennifer O'Brien, and ARN Editor, James Henderson. Nominations for the 2016 ARN ICT Industry Awards open on May 24 and close on June 24. The Celebration Dinner will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney on September 15. Photos by ARN's Maria Stefina.