Tickets available until Wednesday 14 August for the inaugural Food & Fibre Gippsland Excellence in Agribusiness Awards Gala Dinner.
GALA DINNER - EXCELLENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS AWARDS
When: Friday 16th August
Where: The Stables, 199 Raymond Street, Sale
What time: Welcome drinks commence at 6:30pm
Cost: $85 per person
Dress: Lounge Suit
Ticket includes welcome drinks and a three course meal created by Gippsland's own Albert & Co featuring local Gippsland produce.
All alcoholic drinks at the conclusion of the welcome drinks will be via a cash bar. Soft drinks and mineral water will be served throughout the evening.
The Agribusiness of the Year will be awarded a $15,000 scholarship that provides them a spot on an international agribusiness tour with KPMG.A 7-day international tour that offers the opportunity to access unique insights into emerging agribusiness technology from leading agri-food locations around the world.
Prize Partner: KPMG
The Young Agribusiness of the Year, sponsored by the Commonwealth Bank, has a unique opportunity to connect with peers via a TRAIL Leadership course with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF), where they will develop deeper leadership skills via a challenge based program that involves workshops, panel sessions and seminars, combined with a four day outdoor experience.
Prize Partner: ARLF
The Award categories include; Excellence in Service, Excellence in Workforce Capability, Excellence in Exporting, Excellence in Research and Development, Excellence in Food Manufacturing, Excellence in Innovation, Excellence in Sustainability and Excellence in Adaption to Change.
Every category winner will also receive two tickets to Global Table Melbourne.
Being able to attend this high-profile event in early September is a valuable opportunity for the award-winning Gippsland agribusinesses to be showcased to a new, diverse and potentially lucrative audience.
Global Table Melbourne is hailed as a unique environment in which businesses are able to make connections, capitalize on new advances and connect to the global food network.
The Awards attracted an impressive lineup of category sponsors in its first year including Agriculture Victoria, Baw Baw Shire Council, Dyers, Federation University, Latrobe City Council, Wellington Shire Council, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank and Southern Rural Water - along with Prize Partners KPMG and the ARLF.