Special Interest Group Day

PMA Fresh Connections has teamed up with organisations across the value chain to offer one jam-packed day of forums, master classes, leadership events and tours to fit your unique interests and business needs. With flexible registration options, it’s easy to add one of these events to your conference and trade show experience, or register for just the event that suits your needs.

Key features

  • Critical information and educational contents tailored to specific interests, products, groups, and services.
  • Greater opportunities to connect with those who share your specific business interest.
  • Lower registration fees and better flexibility in registration options
  • More accessibility for every segment of the industry
Who should attend?

If you are an existing or aspiring exporter and if you are interested in understanding the opportunities of horticultural trade in Australia, this forum is for you.

Benefits of attending for you and your business

• Existing and new market opportunities
• Understanding the importance of research and development to enhance export opportunities
• Fundamental issues in Australian Horticulture – the road ahead
• Educating and exposing you and your staff to trade opportunities

Who should attend?

Wholesalers, foodservice distributors, Procurement Managers, Operators across a spectrum of restaurants, organisations and institutions

Benefits of attending for you and your business

• Gain vital tips on proper food safety and handling
• Re-inventing fresh on the menu
• Understanding and keeping up to date with consumer insights
• Networking

Who should attend?

Any business that has the desire to learn about the opportunities in fresh produce innovations. Find out how you link with others to be a leader in delivering quality and developing new fresh products. Your business success can be achieved through innovative and effective chain analysis and management.

Benefits of attending for you and your business

• Learn how research and development can be of commercial value to your business
• Understanding the opportunities in innovation across the supply chain
• Opportunities and growth of undercover cropping
• Using health benefits to be innovative in product development and marketing

Who should attend?

Anyone who is involved in the organic value chain, conventional producers, in conversion producers.

Benefits of attending for you and your business

• Understanding the agronomics around the “Organic Way”
• Understanding the Organic customer
• Opportunities and threats in exports
• Existing and new market opportunities


A tour to the beautiful Sunshine Coast region, offering some of the most technology advanced innovative agribusinesses that Queensland has to offer. See the delights of our sub tropical fresh produce at their peak production, plus much much more.


A great line up of some of the best retailers and independent retailers and wholesalers that Queensland has to offer. Showcasing some of the best quality produce and new concepts in fresh produce retailing.