Avo Connections 2024

AVO CONNECTIONS, the annual forum for the Australian avocado industry, will be held on Monday 3 June at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf). CLAIM THE DATE!  This event takes place at the same venue as Hort Connections (on Day 1). Expert speakers will present on the latest industry news, export and marketing insights, and emerging developments to do with the Australian avocado industry. This event is brought to you by Avocados Australia.

Program – To be confirmed

Registration – Registration is free. A link will be provided soon.

More information – Contact Hayleigh Dawson, email mdm@avocado.org.au or call 07 3846 6566.

Hort Connections 2024

HORT CONNECTIONS, Australia & New Zealand’s Premiere Horticulture Conference & Trade Show, is happening on 3-5 June at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf). This event is brought to you by AusVeg and the International Fresh Produce Association.

Program – Click here to view their program (check regularly for updates)

Register – Click here to register

Click here to access the official website.

Blackbutt Avocado Festival 2023

 

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival or Avo-Fest is on again this year!

Avo-Fest is a free event for all ages where you can enjoy the freshest and finest avocados from professional growers and home-grown products from the region’s smaller growers. The organisers’ inaugural farmer’s market will feature a variety of home-grown products that reflect their commitment to permaculture principles and sustainability. The new management team are looking forward to hosting a vibrant new festival and carrying on the traditions that have made Avo-Fest what it is today!

It’s fun for the whole family and a great regional experience.

The organisers look forward to seeing you there on the 9th of September!

CLICK HERE to view the Program.

Gulfood

As the world’s largest annual food and hospitality show, Gulfood is where the latest tastes, trends, and innovations are unveiled. It’s where the global food industry comes together to trade, allowing you to benchmark prices, quality, service, reliability, and consistency. The Australian avocado industry is planning to exhibit at the trade show with a booth and will also organize a market visit in the Middle East, subject to the registration of interest.

For more information: https://www.gulfood.com/

Supermarket Trade Show – Japan

The Supermarket Trade Show in Japan offers the latest information in regards the food distribution industry, with a particular focus on supermarkets. The event provides an opportunity to meet leaders from the retail, wholesale, ready meal, and food service industries, enabling you to discover new partnerships, networks, and trends that can benefit your business. The Australian avocado industry is planning to exhibit at the trade show with a booth, allowing industry representatives to showcase their businesses and Australian avocados.

For more information: https://www.smts.jp/en/

Register: Link will be coming soon.

South East Queensland Export Regional Forum

SE Queensland Export Regional Forum – Celebration of the End of the Season

All South East Queensland-based growers and exporters are invited to attend this event that will provide useful information to support the exporting process.

Agenda:  To be confirmed

Register: Click HERE.

Central Queensland Export Regional Forum

CQ Export Regional Forum – Celebration of the End of the Season

All Central Queensland-based avocado growers, exporters and packers are invited to attend this free event that will provide useful information to support the exporting process. The forum aims to support the industry to grow the export sector and this event will provide information about how to prepare for exporting to India. It is a great event for fact finding and networking. As this event is nearing the end of the CQ season it will also be an opportunity for growers, packers and exporters to come together to mark the occasion.

Note: lunch included

Agenda:  Click HERE

Register: Click HERE.

Asia Fruit Logistica & Asiafruit Congress

ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA is Asia’s premier exhibition for the international fresh fruit and vegetable business. Over the last decade, the leading event has attracted many thousands of exhibitors and visitors from all over the world for a week of business meetings and discussions in Hong Kong. The Australian avocado industry is planning to exhibit at the trade show with a booth, allowing industry representatives to showcase their businesses and Australian avocados.

When: 6-8 September 2023

Location: AsiaWorld-Expo , Hong Kong

https://www.asiafruitlogistica.com/

Avocado and macadamia grower workshop

Please join the DAF Bundaberg avocado and macadamia research team for an informative morning on:
• Avocado and macadamia Canopy Management.
• Use of plant growth regulators (PGRs) in horticulture.
• New trials on methods to control vegetative vigour in avocado and macadamia.
• Canopy management in higher planting densities.

Date: Thursday, 27th of April 2023
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Bundaberg Multiplex, 1 Civic Ave, Bundaberg West, QLD.

The workshop is organised by the macadamia and avocado research team from the DAF Bundaberg research facility as part of the ‘National Tree Crop Intensification Program’. We look forward to having you there.

A detailed program will be sent out in mid-March

Please RSVP by Thursday, 13th of April 2023, through the link here.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Renata Grunennvaldt on 0475 855 445; renata.grunennvaldt@daf.qld.gov.au
or Amnon Haberman on 0421 190 089; amnon.haberman@daf.qld.gov.au