24–26 June 2019 | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Major Partners

Hort Innovation is a grower-owned, not-for-profit company that delivers more than $100 million in research, development and marketing activities across the horticulture sector each year with funding from the Australian Government, grower levies and other sources.

CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60 countries. CHEP offers a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk while improving environmental sustainability. CHEP’s 12,500 employees and approximately 300 million pallets and containers deliver comprehensive coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group. For more information, visit www.chep.com or www.brambles.com.


The Agriculture portfolio is supported by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR). The purpose of DEDJTR is to create the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment.A strong, competitive and sustainable economy is vital for Victoria’s future. It will provide the confidence, investment and job opportunities that will enable a better quality of life for all Victorians, both for current and future generations.The Victorian Government has identified the food and fibre sector as one of a number of growth sectors vital to the future economic prosperity of Victoria.

Agrictulture Victoria

Agriculture Victoria has been created to give greater visibility to the agriculture activities of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR), giving a clear identity to agricultural services and initiatives with the department.

The Agriculture Victoria brand and logo emphasise the clean, green nature of Victoria’s farming produce and will be used to promote the state’s agriculture industry and its world-class farmers.

Agriculture Victoria Services is the commercial interface between DEDJTR and private industry. It protects, manages and commercialises new technologies generated by the agriculture research and development divisions of DEDJTR.