Delegates are strongly encouraged to register early to make use of the significant early-bird discounts that are available. With Hort Connections 2017 continuing to incorporate more industry groups, members of the Australian horticulture industry will benefit from the largest premier horticultural event in the southern hemisphere.

All Access Passes
All Access Pass – Early Bird Member/Standard Member $665/$745
All Access Pass – Early Bird Non-Member/Standard Non-Member $725/$805
*Early Bird prices end at midnight on 28 February 2017.
**All Access Pass includes access to the Gala Dinner
***Discounted pass eligible for members of AUSVEG, PMA A-NZ, Irrigation Australia, Onions Australia, Australian Organic, Potatoes SA, Growcom, CMAA-FMA,  AUSVEG SA, New South Wales Farmers Association (NSWFA), AUSVEG VIC, Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TGFA), Vegetables WA, Potato Growers Association of WA (Inc), Seed Potatoes Victoria (Inc) (SPV), Bowen Gumlu Growers Association, exhibitors and Strategic Partners.
Day Passes

Tuesday Day Pass

Includes Tuesday Speaker Sessions, Trade Show and Theme Night


Wednesday Day Pass

Includes Wednesday Speaker Sessions, Trade Show and Hort Connections Gala Dinner

Individual Events
Welcome Reception $125
2 Day Speaker Sessions $325
Tuesday Speaker Sessions $200
Wednesday Speaker Sessions $200
2 Day Trade Show $200
Tuesday Trade Show $125
Wednesday Trade Show $125
Tuesday Breakfast $75
Tuesday Theme Night $160
Wednesday Breakfast $75
Women in Horticulture $100
Hort Connections Gala Dinner $190


Accommodation for Hort Connections 2017 has been conveniently selected to be within close proximity to the Adelaide Convention Centre. Discounted rates have been negotiated with The InterContinental, The Mayfair, The Playford, Hilton, Hotel Grand Chancellor and Oaks Horizons Apartments. Delegates who register through Hort Connections will be able to access the discounted accommodation rate at any of the previously mentioned hotels. To book accommodation, please register online by clicking below.

 Hilton Adelaide – Queen Hilton Guest Room $225P/N
 Hilton Adelaide – Deluxe Plus $260P/N
 InterContinental  Adelaide $255P/N
 Mayfair Hotel $229P/N
 The Playford $200P/N
 Hotel Grand Chancellor $155P/N
 Oaks Horizons – 1 Bedroom Apartment $193P/N
 Oaks Horizons – 2 Bedroom Apartment $263P/N

*Hotel rates listed below are only available if booked through Hort Connections


Hort Connections 2017 will bring together the leaders in the world of fresh vegetables, fruit and cut flowers to conduct business and examine trends and topics of common interest. If you are a part of the industry, looking to do business with the industry or simply want to learn more about future opportunities, Hort Connections 2017 has something for every segment of the fresh produce value chain and all the industries that support it. Attendee analysis indicates a diverse cross-section of the produce industry, with those identifying as grower/packer/processors forming the largest segment.


  • Adelaide is South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital. Its ring of parkland on the River Torrens is home to renowned museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia, displaying expansive collections including noted Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, devoted to natural history. The city’s Adelaide Festival is an annual international arts gathering with spin-offs including fringe and film events. (link to South Australia Tourism Website


  • Location – Adelaide is a city found in South Australia, Australia. It is located -34.93 latitude and 138.60 longitude and it is situated at elevation 59 meters above sea level. Adelaide has a population of 1,225,235 making it the biggest city in South Australia. It operates on the ACDT time zone.


  • Climate – Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate, with mild to cool winters with moderate rainfall and warm to hot, dry summers. For the latest conditions, visit the Bureau of Meteorology site and follow the South Australia links.