January 2019

Taipei, Taiwan

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Taipei Game Show 2019

24 January 2019 - 25 January 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Taipei Game Show is the Asia-Pacific’s third-largest gaming show, and is the ideal place to connect with Taiwan’s digital and game-related industries. The show attracted nearly 2,500 global buyers from 29 countries in 2018.

The Taipei Game Show is the Asia-Pacific’s third-largest gaming show, and is the ideal place to connect with Taiwan’s digital and game-related industries. The show attracted almost 2,500 global buyers from 29 countries in 2018.

Event details

Date Thursday 24 – Friday 25 January 2019
Location Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 3
No.6, Songshou Road
TAIPEI TAIWAN 110
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To show and see the latest in gaming in the Asia-Pacific, and connect with buyers from around the world

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Taipei Computer Association
Mr Vincent Liu
Email: vincentliu@mail.tca.org.tw

Ms Kea Hong
Email: kea@mail.tca.org.tw

Game show website

Dubai, UAE

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Arab Health 2019

28 January 2019 - 31 January 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Arab Health highlights the latest innovations in health care, featuring thousands of products from more than 68 countries.

Arab Health highlights the latest innovations in health care, featuring thousands of products from more than 68 countries.

Accompanying the exhibition are business, leadership and continuing medical education conferences and workshops, providing updates into new health procedures, techniques and skills.

Event details

Date Monday 28 – Thursday 31 January 2019
Location Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road
DUBAI UAE
Time See website for details
Cost Free

Why attend?

To gather with healthcare and trade professionals from the Middle East and North Africa region to generate new business, increase brand exposure, network with potential buyers, and launch products and services

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Arab Health website

Various locations in Queensland

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ATO small business workshops (free, throughout 2019)

29 January 2019 - 30 November 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Australian Taxation Office runs regular free workshops on taxation-related topics for small businesses.

The Australian Taxation Office runs regular free workshops on taxation-related topics for small businesses. Workshop topics include:

  • tax essentials for small business
  • record keeping for small business
  • employer essentials for small business.

Workshops run monthly at a range of locations throughout Queensland.

Event details

Date Various throughout the year
Location Various around Queensland
Cost Free

Why attend?

To learn taxation essentials for your business, learn about government initiatives that may help your business, and get up to date on digital tax services

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ATO Eventbrite page

February 2019

Brisbane

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CEDA 2019 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane

14 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Be briefed on the environment your business will operate in over the coming year by leading economists, political commentators and policy influencers offering trusted analysis and forecasts.

Be briefed on the environment your business will operate in over the coming year by leading economists, political commentators and policy influencers offering trusted analysis and forecasts.

Presented by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, this event will brief you fully on the politics at play, key economic trends, and strategies to minimise disruption to your business.

Event details

Date Thursday 14 February 2019
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner Merivale and Glenelg Streets
SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101
Time 10.00am–2.00pm
Cost $320 per person for members
$2,880 for table of 10 for members
$470 per person for non-members
$4,700 for table of 10 for non-members
See website for details

Why attend?

To receive trusted business intelligence for the year ahead

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Email tamika.hartwig@ceda.com.au

CEDA event page

Brisbane

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Techstars Startup Weekend Brisbane

15 February 2019 - 17 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.

Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.

Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.

Participants create working start-ups during the event and can collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs.

Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, the Techstars Startup Weekend is the perfect environment to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own start-up.

Event details

Date Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February 2019
Location River City Labs
Level 2, 315 Brunswick Street
FORTITUDE VALLEY QLD 4000
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs and create a working start-up

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Event webpage

Dubai, UAE

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Gulfood 2019

17 February 2019 - 21 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Gulfood is the world’s largest annual food event, featuring 5,000 food and beverage exhibitors and welcoming almost 100,000 visitors from 198 countries.

Gulfood is the world’s largest annual food event, featuring 5,000 food and beverage exhibitors and welcoming almost 100,000 visitors from 198 countries.

Exhibitors showcase products from 8 market sectors:

  • beverages
  • dairy
  • fats and oils
  • health, wellness, ‘free from’
  • pulses, grains, cereals
  • meat and poultry
  • world food
  • power brands.

Austrade will host a webinar at 3pm AEST on 23 January for people considering attending. Register now.

Event details

Date Sunday 17 – Thursday 21 February 2019
Location Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road
DUBAI UAE
Cost TBC (See registration link for details)

Why attend?

To be part of the world’s largest annual food event

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Gulfood website

Abu Dhabi, UAE

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International Defence Exhibition & Conference 2019

17 February 2019 - 21 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence.

IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region.

Event details

Date Sunday 17 February – Thursday 21 February 2019
Location Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)
Khaleej Al Arabi Street (also known as Coast Road or 30th Street)
ABU DHABI UAE
Time See website for details
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To reach an important audience of international decision-makers from Gulf Cooperation Council and MENA countries within the defence industry, alongside key representatives from governments, armed forces and key military personnel

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Email: info@idexuae.ae

IDEX website
Brochure

New Delhi, India

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18th Coaltrans India

18 February 2019 - 20 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Coaltrans India brings together 600+ key decision-makers from India and beyond for 3 days of networking, knowledge-sharing, and deal-making.

Coaltrans India brings together 600+ key decision-makers from India and beyond for 3 days of networking, knowledge-sharing, and deal-making.

The Indian coal sector has evolved over the last few years from a net exporter to a net importer. Demand for coal-fired power has increased with population growth and increased rates of electrification.

Stay ahead of the game and join us in New Delhi to learn where the biggest opportunities are. Network with 600+ key decision-makers from the coal supply chain, and meet domestic producers, end-users and international companies working in the Indian coal market.

Event details

Date Monday 18 – Wednesday 20 February 2019
Location Taj Palace Hotel
No 2, Sardar Patel Marg, Diplomatic Enclave
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
DELHI 110021 INDIA
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To network with decision-makers, producers and end-users active in the Indian coal market

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Event website

Melbourne, Victoria

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EvokeAg – Food Farm Future (conference)

19 February 2019 - 20 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

EvokeAg will bring together leaders, farmers, start-ups, innovators, accelerators, researchers, business and more to discuss what is happening across agrifood tech and related research in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

EvokeAg will bring together leaders, farmers, start-ups, innovators, accelerators, researchers, business and more to discuss what is happening across agrifood tech and related research in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

It will also create a platform for start-ups to display their technology and create deal flow and investment into Australia.

Event details

Date Tuesday 19 – Wednesday 20 February 2019
Location Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson Street
CARLTON VIC 3053
Cost Various – see website for details

Why attend?

To learn new things, meet new people, and find out the latest in agritech and future farming

Registration – exhibitor and visitor

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EvokeAg website

Hyderabad, India

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BioAsia 2019

25 February 2019 - 27 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

BioAsia 2019 is the premier annual international life-sciences and healthcare convention and will run from 25–27 February 2019 in Hyderabad, India.

BioAsia 2019 is the premier annual international life-sciences and healthcare convention and will run from 25–27 February 2019 in Hyderabad, India. The event is an initiative of Government of Telangana in partnership with Government of India, E&Y, Invest India and Startup India.

BioAsia 2019 has gained a global recognition and each year regularly attracts some of the most influential Life Sciences and Healthcare leaders from more than 50 countries.

Event details

Date Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 February 2019
Location Hyderabad, India
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

  • To network with decision-makers, producers and end-users active in the life-sciences and health care market
  • Participate in Start-up Stage BioAsia

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Event website

Geelong, Victoria

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Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition

26 February 2019 - 03 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is a global business event, attracting senior civil aviation, air transport, aerospace and defence industry, military and government decision-makers from around the world.

The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is a global business event, attracting senior civil aviation, air transport, aerospace and defence industry, military and government decision-makers from around the world.

Avalon 2019 is strongly supported by the Royal Australian Air Force, Airservices Australia, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, the Defence Science and Technology Group and the Departments of Industry, Innovation & Science and of Infrastructure & Regional Development.

In addition, with the support of other Australian Government agencies and a range of civil industry stakeholders, invitations are also being extended to international leaders in defence equipment acquisition, civil air transport, air traffic control, general aviation, commercial aviation and aerospace technology across the globe, with particular emphasis on the Asian and Indo-Pacific regions.

Total attendances over the four industry-only trade sessions of the 2017 event exceeded 33,000, and the buzz of business was everywhere.

Event details

Date 26 February – 3 March 2019
Industry-only trade and conference sessions: Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 February; Friday 1 March until 2pm
Public sessions: Friday 1 March from 2pm; Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 March
Location Avalon Airport
80 Beach Road
LARA VIC 3212
Time See website for details
Cost Trade ticket (for industry-only trade sessions): $68 per person per day
Public tickets: See website for details

Why attend?

To showcase products, technologies and services to target audiences in the aviation and aerospace services, products and technology sectors

Registration and tickets

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Email: prichards@amda.com.au

Avalon 2019 website

Brisbane

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AgTech & Blockchain Business Luncheon

28 February 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

This luncheon is presented by AmCham (the American Chamber of Commerce) Queensland as part of its Major Industry Briefing Series. An expert panel will explore how blockchain and other technologies can revolutionise the agriculture industry and improve trust and transparency in agri-business.

This luncheon is presented by AmCham (the American Chamber of Commerce) Queensland as part of its Major Industry Briefing Series.

An expert panel will explore how blockchain and other technologies can revolutionise the agriculture industry and improve trust and transparency in agri-business.

The panel will feature:

  • Leanne Kemp, Founder & CEO, Everledger, and Queensland Chief Entrepreneur
  • Ben van Delden, Partner, Head of AgriFood Tech & Markets, KPMG Australia
  • Jackie Taranto, Managing Director, Messi International, and Chief QODE Officer
  • Professor David Lamb, Chief Scientist, Food Agility CRC.

Start-up exhibitors will also be present at the session to discuss their products.

Event details

Date Thursday 28 February 2019
Location Brisbane – venue to be confirmed
Cost $159–$199 (earlybird discounts available for tables of 10)

Why attend?

To expand your understanding of blockchain’s practical application to the agriculture industry

Registration – attendees and exhibitors

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Event website

March 2019

Anaheim, USA

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Natural Products Expo West 2019

05 March 2019 - 09 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Natural Products ExpoWest 2019 is the world’s largest trade show showcasing natural, organic and health products. It provides an opportunity for manufacturers of natural and organic foods, beverages, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, supplements and more to showcase their products to more than 80,000 trade representatives.

Natural Products ExpoWest 2019 is the world’s largest trade show showcasing natural, organic and health products.

It provides an opportunity for manufacturers of natural and organic foods, beverages, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, supplements and more to showcase their products to more than 80,000 trade representatives.

Event details

Date Tuesday 5 March – Saturday 9 March 2019
Location Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
ANAHEIM CA 92802 USA
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To connect with industry experts in the fields of health and beauty, organic and natural and specialty foods, and learn about the newest products and trends

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Natural Products Expo West website

Seoul, Korea; Taipei, Taiwan

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Australian Premium Food and Beverage Showcase – Korea and Taiwan Mission

11 March 2019 - 14 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Austrade invites new-to-market and existing exporters to participate in the Australian Premium Food and Beverage Showcase to be held in Seoul on 11–12 March and Taipei on 13–14 March.

Austrade invites new-to-market and existing exporters to participate in the Australian Premium Food and Beverage Showcase to be held in Seoul on 11–12 March and Taipei on 13–14 March.

The program is designed to maximise potential business opportunities through a program of in-depth market briefing, retail site visits, one-on-one meetings and industry networking. Queensland companies will be able to meet key buyers and identify new opportunities through these events.

Event details

Date Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 March 2019 (Korea showcase)
Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 March 2019 (Taiwan showcase)
Location Seoul, Korea
Taipei, Taiwan
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

  • Meet with key Korean and Taiwanese importers from both offline and online channels
  • Meet with key Korean and Taiwanese retail buyers, food service companies and executive chefs from five star hotels for market expansion
  • Receive direct feedback on your product from potential buyers
  • Conduct one-on-one business meetings with potential customers
  • See first-hand the market landscape and develop an understanding of consumer preferences and trends
  • Learn how to successfully operate in the Korean and Taiwanese food and beverage sectors
  • Take advantage of reduced tariff rates and improved market access under KAFTA

Registration

Apply by Sunday 20 January 2019

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Monica Lee
Business Development Manager
Austrade Seoul
+82 2 398 2814
Email: monica.lee@austrade.gov.au

Nancy Chen
Business Development Manager
Austrade Taipei
+886 2 8758 4213
Email: nancy.chen@austrade.gov.au

Austrade event website

Brisbane

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Artificial intelligence and ethics lunch

20 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Economics is pushing the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI). At this event we explore how future AI will affect individuals, businesses, our society and ask how ethical will the application of new technology be?

Economics is pushing the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI).

Hosted by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, this event will explore how future AI will affect individuals, businesses and society, and ask: ‘How ethical will the application of new technology be?’

Event details

Date Wednesday 20 March 2019
Location Hilton Hotel Brisbane
190 Elizabeth Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000
Time 12.00–2.00pm
Cost $195 per person for members
$1,755 for table of 10 for members
$310 per person for non-members
$3,100 for table of 10 for non-members

Why attend?

To learn more about the opportunities that exist for Australian governments and businesses to lead and influence global thought on how we further develop, utilise and regulate AI

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Email tamika.hartwig@ceda.com.au

CEDA event page

Sydney, NSW

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5th Annual Aged Care Procurement Conference

20 March 2019 - 21 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The 5th Annual Aged Care Procurement Conference will bring together the country’s leading Procurement, Financial, Operational and Clinical professionals and Aged Care suppliers addressing the specific challenges of Aged Care Procurement.

The 5th Annual Aged Care Procurement Conference will bring together the country’s leading procurement, financial, operational and clinical professionals and aged-care suppliers addressing the specific challenges of aged-care procurement.

The Aged Care Procurement Conference will focus on practical solutions and strategies to achieve best value in procurement in an environment of continually changing and highly demanding aged-care expectations.

The conference is for all levels of procurement expertise.

Event details

Date Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 March 2019
Location Royal Randwick Racecourse
Alison Road
RANDWICK NSW 2031
Cost See website for other details

Why attend?

To learn about best practices in procurement and supply for sustainable, affordable aged care

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Email regos@pasa.net.au

5th Annual Aged Care Procurement Conference website

Sydney, NSW

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APAC Blockchain Conference 2019

25 March 2019 - 27 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

APAC Blockchain 2019 is the 3rd edition of the biggest and only blockchain event in Australia supported by industry body the Australian Digital Commerce Association.

APAC Blockchain 2019 is the third edition of Australia’s only major blockchain event, supported by industry body the Australian Digital Commerce Association.

In 2018, the APAC Blockchain Conference brought together over 500 attendees from over 250 companies, representing the leading blockchain brains in the region and highlighting the enterprises on the path to adoption.

This year’s conference will focus on real-world examples, practical case studies and how to leverage blockchain technology to create value.

Event details

Date Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 March 2019
Location Australian Technology Park
Locomotive Street
Eveleigh Sydney NSW 2015
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To engage with senior industry end-users, join real-world discussions around blockchain challenges and opportunities, and showcase your capabilities and expertise

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Email: nischala@questevents.com.au
APAC Blockchain Conference website

Taipei, Taiwan

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2019 Smart City Summit and Expo

26 March 2019 - 29 March 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The annual Smart City Summit and Expo is a B2B-oriented exhibition focused on smart-city developments and solutions, and is the most comprehensive intelligent solutions event in the Asia-Pacific.

The annual Smart City Summit and Expo (SCSE) is a B2B-oriented exhibition focused on smart-city developments and solutions.

Considered the most comprehensive intelligent solutions event in the Asia-Pacific, it attracts business leaders, policy-makers, industry experts, and stakeholders from around the world.

The 2018 event attracted approximately 30,000 visitors from over 50 countries, including over 120 mayors and municipal representatives and 210 organisations.

The 2019 SCSE conference will focus on:

  • smart transportation
  • smart energy
  • resilient city
  • AI integration
  • 5G infrastructure
  • digital place-making
  • circular economy.

This SCSE will have a special focus on AI. Fifty AI start-ups will be selected to participate in a targeted program, which will include forum tracks, networking opportunities and matchmaking activities. International AI start-ups are encouraged to apply.

Three professional sub-expos will also be held:

  • Smart Healthcare Expo
  • Smart Education Expo
  • Intelligent Building Expo.

Event details

Date Tuesday 26 – Friday 29 March 2019
Location Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1
No.1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 110
Cost Austrade cost per city/company: A$1750 (see website for other details)

Why attend?

To showcase your organisation’s current smart-city capabilities and see the latest technology developments related to smart-city projects

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Smart City Summit & Expo website
Austrade website

April 2019

Brisbane

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QODE 2019

02 April 2019 - 03 April 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

QODE is a brand new event for Brisbane, part of the Curiocity event running in March and April 2019.

QODE is a brand new event for Brisbane, part of the Curiocity event running in March and April 2019.

Unlike any other innovation and technology event, QODE will be a live and energetic experience focused on delivering inspirational content to the start-up and entrepreneurial community.

QODE is targeted at entrepreneurial start-up and investment communities. With its strong emphasis on inspirational and educational content, QODE will also deliver critical information to company executives and government officials wanting to better understand the future business landscape.

Event details

Date Tuesday 2 – Wednesday 3 April 2019
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Glenelg Street and Merivale Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost $495–695 (See website for details)

Why attend?

To listen, speak, think and connect with innovators and tech gurus from around the world

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QODE website

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Agrishow 2019

29 April 2019 - 03 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Agrishow is the biggest and most important agricultural technology trade show in Brazil and one of the three largest in the world. It is the only trade show that brings together agricultural solutions for all types of crops and property sizes and it recognized as the launching stage for the main technological trends and innovations in agribusiness.

Agrishow is the biggest and most important agricultural technology trade show in Brazil and one of the three largest in the world. It is the only trade show that brings together agricultural solutions for all types of crops and property sizes and it recognised as the launching stage for the main technological trends and innovations in agribusiness.

Event details

Date Monday 29 April – Friday 3 May 2019
Location Rodovia Prefeito Antônio Duarte Nogueira, Km 321
Ribeirão Preto SP 14032-800
Brazil
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To attend one of the three largest agricultural technology trade shows in the world, and see a showcase of the newest trends and technology innovations for the agricultural market

Registration

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Agrishow website

May 2019

Port Moresby, PNG

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35th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo

01 May 2019 - 03 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The annual Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo brings together business, government and other interested parties active in Australia–PNG business. The event features a speaker program, trade expo, dinner, networking events and more.

The annual Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo brings together business, government and other interested parties active in Australia–PNG business. The event features a speaker program, trade expo, dinner, networking events and more.

Event details

Date May 2019 – dates to be confirmed
Location Port Moresby – venue to be confirmed
Cost To be confirmed

Why attend?

To learn about the latest Australia–PNG business opportunities and network with the who’s who of Australia-PNG business

Registration – exhibitor and visitor

Contact the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council

More information

Visit last year’s event webpage and subscribe to social media platforms to receive regular updates on this year’s expo.

Hong Kong

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HOFEX 2019

07 May 2019 - 10 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

HOFEX is Asia’s leading food and hospitality tradeshow.

HOFEX is Asia’s leading food and hospitality tradeshow. Since 1987, HOFEX has prided itself on creating a professional trading platform that brings together the latest and most exciting food and beverage concepts, products, equipment, designs and technologies from across the globe.

HOFEX is strategically located in the trading hub of Hong Kong, with only 4 hours travel time to Asia’s burgeoning and emerging markets, including China, Macao, Taiwan, Philippines and Vietnam.

Meet potential buyers and reinforce your business relationships in the North Asia region at HOFEX 2019. HOFEX offers:

  • 67,000m2 of exhibiting space
  • 2,800 international exhibitors
  • 45,000 regional buyers.

Event details

Date Tuesday 7 – Friday 10 May 2019
Location Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 1, 3 and 5D-G
1 Expo Drive
WANCHAI HONG KONG
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To join Asia’s leading trade fair for food, beverages, hotels, restaurants, catering and equipment, and network with thousands of hoteliers, retailers, investors, consultants and buyers

Registration – exhibitor and visitor

   PRE-REGISTER   

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HOFEX page

Montreal, Canada

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International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2019

20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The International Conference on Robotics and Automation is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference and is a premier international forum for robotics researchers to present their work.

The International Conference on Robotics and Automation is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference and is a premier international forum for robotics researchers to present their work.

Established in 1984 and held annually, the conference brings together experts in the field of robotics and automation to communicate through presentations and discussions.

It includes:

  • technical sessions
  • public events such as robot demonstrations
  • exhibitors’ space
  • start-up zone
  • talent program where companies can interview prospective employees.

Event details

Date Monday 20 May – Friday 24 May 2019
Location Palais des congrès de Montréal
159 Saint-Antoine Street West
MONTREAL QUEBEC H2Z 1H2
Cost Various – see website

Why attend?

To learn about the latest technical advances in robotics and automation, showcase your products, and network with leading researchers and companies

Registration and exhibitor enquiries

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ICRA website

Gold Coast, Queensland

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2019 Australian Superyacht & Marine Export (ASMEX) Conference

20 May 2019 - 21 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

As the only annual superyacht, marine export and commercial industry conference in Australia, the ASMEX Conference attracts and connects key industry stakeholders, delegates and speakers from across Australia and around the world. ASMEX holds a reputation for its provision of quality information, valuable networking and providing the industry with opportunities, solutions and outcomes.

As the only annual superyacht, marine export and commercial industry conference in Australia, the ASMEX Conference attracts and connects key industry stakeholders, delegates and speakers from across Australia and around the world. ASMEX has a reputation for providing quality information, valuable networking and updates on industry opportunities, solutions and outcomes.

This will be the 9th year the ASMEX conference has been held. The conference will feature high-profile national and international guest speakers who will address current and topical issues in the industry today.

Event details

Date Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 May 2019
Location The Marine Village
Sanctuary Cove
4601 Masthead Way
HOPE ISLAND QLD 4212
Time See website for details
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To hear up-to-date information on the global marine industry and network with industry players from around the world

Registration

Registrations will open soon

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Email: ljohnson@aimex.asn.au

ASMEX website

Brisbane

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Austmine 2019 Mining Innovation Conference & Exhibition

21 May 2019 - 23 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Austmine is the world’s leading mining innovation conference and exhibition, and a must-attend event for the mining industry and METS sectors.

Austmine is the world’s leading mining innovation conference and exhibition, and a must-attend event for the mining industry and METS sectors. Featuring key presentations and discussions on the future of technology, people and our industry, this event is an excellent opportunity to connect and learn from mining and METS thought leaders.

Be a part of the social highlight of Austmine 2019 on Wednesday 22 May and join us at the Austmine Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards, with guest speaker, paralympic athlete Curtis McGrath.

Event details

Date Tuesday 21 – Thursday 23 May 2019
Location Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Merivale Street and Glenelg Street
SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To hear international and Australian speakers from mining companies, METS, academia and government explore the latest mining technology and issues and share their insights

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Email: caustin@etf.com.au

Austmine 2019 website

Taipei, Taiwan

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Computex Taipei 2019

28 May 2019 - 01 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Computex Taipei is one of the world’s leading ICT and IoT (internet of things) trade shows. Computex covers the whole ICT industry, from established brands to start-ups and from ICT supply chains to IoT ecosystems.

Computex Taipei is one of the world’s leading ICT and IoT (internet of things) trade shows.

Computex covers the whole ICT industry, from established brands to start-ups and from ICT supply chains to IoT ecosystems.

With strong research and development and manufacturing capabilities, and sound intellectual property protection, Taiwan is a strategic destination for foreign companies and investors looking for partners in global technology ecosystems.

Event details

Date Tuesday 28 May – Saturday 1 June 2019
Locations Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Halls 1 & 2
No.1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 115Taipei World Trade Center
No. 5, Section 5, Xinyi Road, Xinyi District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 110

Taipei International Convention Center
No. 1, Section 5, Xinyi Road, Xinyi District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 110

Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To showcase your ICT and IoT products and engage with top companies in these fields

Registration

Applications for online booths close 31 January 2019 (see website for more details)

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Email inatai@taitra.org.tw

Email CPX-exhibitors@taitra.org.tw

Computex Taipei website

Gold Coast, Queensland

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Retail Global Gold Coast – conference

29 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Retail Global Gold Coast is the world’s leading conference focused on marketplaces and cross-border selling.

Retail Global Gold Coast is the world’s leading conference focused on marketplaces and cross-border selling.

An event created for retailers by retailers, Retail Global was created out of a passion for the industry and the people that lead it. Heading into our 13th year, our number-one goal is to ensure value to the online seller community, so the event continues to grow the industry and remains one of the most trusted ecommerce events in Australia.

Event details

Date Wednesday 29 May – Friday 31 May 2019
Location Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
2684 – 2690 Gold Coast Highway
BROADBEACH QLD 4218
Cost See website for details

Registration

To learn more about online retail trends and challenges, and tips and tricks to grow your online business

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Eventbrite event page

June 2019

Philadelphia, USA

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2019 BIO International Convention

03 June 2019 - 07 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The BIO International Convention is the world’s largest gathering of global biotech and pharma businesses, researchers, government representatives and related organisations.

The BIO International Convention is the world’s largest gathering of global biotech and pharma businesses, researchers, government representatives and related organisations.

Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, the convention offers:

Event details

Date Monday 3 – Thursday 6 June 2019
Location Philadelphia, USA (various venues)
Cost From $325 for exhibition access to $3,100 for full access (details)

Why attend?

To learn about the latest in biotech and showcase your product to an international audience

Registration

Registration opens February 2019.

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BIO International Convention website

London, UK

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London Tech Week 2019

10 June 2019 - 16 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

London Tech Week is Europe’s largest festival of tech, bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world. Brought to you by KNect365 and London & Partners, this unique festival connects science and creative minds, corporates and start-ups.

London Tech Week is Europe’s largest festival of tech, bringing together global innovators and tech enthusiasts to help shape tomorrow’s world. Brought to you by KNect365 and London & Partners, this unique festival connects science and creative minds, corporates and start-ups.

Attracting over 55,000 attendees from more than 90 countries across 300 events, London Tech Week is a unique opportunity for exposure to the world’s largest and most engaged tech audience. It includes:

  • Leaders In Tech Summit
  • Tech XLR8
  • AI Summit
  • Future of Work conference
  • extensive social calendar.

Event details

Date Monday 10 June – Sunday 16 June 2018
Location Various venues, London, UK
Cost Various

Why attend?

To listen, learn, network and discuss the latest in tech with innovators and enthusiasts from around the world

Registration

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London Tech Week website

Brisbane

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Energy, Mines and Money Australia 2019

11 June 2019 - 13 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Energy Mines and Money Australia will showcase strategic mineral, coal, oil and gas opportunities, matching projects with global investment.

Energy Mines and Money Australia will showcase strategic mineral, coal, oil and gas opportunities, matching projects with global investment.

With mining and oil and gas companies on display, some of the world’s largest natural resources fund managers in attendance, and a packed program of keynotes, market analysis, company presentations, panels and workshops, this event is not to be missed.

For the past 15 years, Mines and Money has run successful events in London, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Toronto and New York. Now, with the support of the Queensland Government and Queensland Resources Council, this global mining investment conference is coming to Queensland.

TIQ is a sponsor of Energy, Mines and Money Australia.

Event details

Date Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 June 2019
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Corner of Glenelg Street and Merivale Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost See website

Why attend?

To connect with more than 400 mining decision-makers, leaders and investors

Registration

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Energy, Mines and Money website

Tokyo, Japan

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SilverEco Tokyo 2019

11 June 2019 - 15 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Whether we speak about R&D, Design for All, New Technologies, Architecture, Distribution, Robotics, or Marketing, the Silver Economy is a large spectrum of innovation.

Whether we speak about R&D, Design for All, New Technologies, Architecture, Distribution, Robotics, or Marketing, the Silver Economy is a large spectrum of innovation.

The wide diversity of the Silver Economy stakeholders, their enthusiasm and engagement towards an active and healthy ageing, their innovations and great opportunities of job creating are testifying to the real economic opportunity of this demographic transition.

The Ageing-Well Tour will examine pioneering examples, sites and conceptual approaches in the burgeoning field of elderly care in a nation known for its forward-thinking treatment of the elderly. Participants will engage at an executive level with Japanese senior managers, local government representatives and top industry associations over 5 days.

The Silver Economy and Ageing Well International Awards aims to bring together all Silver Economy international stakeholders for a gala event.

Event details

Date Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 June 2019
Location Tokyo (Various locations)
Cost See website for other details

Why attend?

To gain fresh insights into care delivery, and a strong understanding of the financial, technical and cultural aspects that place Japan ahead of any other nation in elderly care

Registration

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Email awards@onmedio.com

Silvereco website

Taipei, Taiwan

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Food Taipei 2019

19 June 2019 - 22 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Food Taipei, Foodtech & Pharmatech Taipei, Taipei Pack, Taiwan Horeca and Halal Taiwan will provide a one-stop-shop for every facet of food, fresh or processed food products, ingredients, catering, packing, and preserving.

Food Taipei, Foodtech & Pharmatech Taipei, Taipei Pack, Taiwan Horeca and Halal Taiwan will provide a one-stop-shop for every facet of food, fresh or processed food products, ingredients, catering, packing, and preserving.

Last year’s event attracted 1,628 exhibitors and 4,059 booths.

Event details

Date Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 June 2019
Location Taipei World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall 1
No 5 Sec 5 Hsin-Yi Road
TAIPEI 11011 TAIWAN 110

Taipei Nangang Exhibition Centre Hall 1
Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI 11568 TAIWAN 115

Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To attend a 5-in-1 Food Show offering an international selling platform for food products, agricultural and fishing industries as well as major networking opportunities

Registration

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Email: foodtaipei@taitra.org.tw
Food Taipei website

Taipei, Taiwan

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Medical Taiwan 2019

27 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

In 2019, SenCARE will be integrated with Medicare Taiwan to be a new show, Medical Taiwan, the only B2B business platform in the medical device and healthcare industry in Taiwan.

In 2019, SenCARE will be integrated with Medicare Taiwan to be a new show, Medical Taiwan, which combines three fields – medical, health and care – to create the only B2B business platform in the medical device and healthcare industry in Taiwan.

Event details

Date Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 June 2019
Location Taipei World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall 1
No 5 Sec 5 Hsin-Yi Road
TAIPEI 11011 TAIWAN 110
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To hear an impressive line-up of internationally renowned speakers, attend curated sessions on innovation, mobility, liveability and sustainability of cities, and meet decision-makers from the Asia-Pacific’s leading cities

Registration

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Email: shukaichang@taitra.org.tw

Medical Taiwan website

July 2019

Brisbane

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The 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (2019APCS) and Mayors’ Forum

07 July 2019 - 10 July 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

With a focus on driving cities through business and innovation, the 2019APCS will once again be a key platform for city, business, industry and emerging leaders to connect and shape the region’s urban agenda.

The 2019APCS marks the 12th anniversary of this iconic event for the Asia-Pacific region. With a focus on driving cities through business and innovation, the 2019APCS will once again be a key platform for city, business, industry and emerging leaders to connect and shape the region’s urban agenda.

The 2019APCS will offer world-class speakers, an inspiring and topical program, a dedicated business introductions program, and an array of networking opportunities. It will continue to build on its success as one of the region’s leading forums, and a key platform for driving innovation, city partnerships and economic growth in Brisbane, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Event details

Date Sunday 7 – Wednesday 10 July 2019
Location Brisbane (various locations)
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To participate in the Asia-Pacific’s most important gathering for civic leaders

Registration

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2019APCS website
2019APCS program

Jakarta, Indonesia

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Food and Hotel Indonesia (FHI) 2019

24 July 2019 - 27 July 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Food and Hotel Indonesia is the country’s leading international food and hospitality event, attracting key trade-only buyers from all sectors of the hospitality and retail industry.

Food and Hotel Indonesia is the country’s leading international food and hospitality event, attracting key trade-only buyers from all sectors of the hospitality and retail industry, which gives international companies an undisputed entry point into this thriving and lucrative market.

The 2019 edition will be largest in the show’s history with over 35,000m2 exhibiting space, providing a platform for 1,600 international exhibitors to connect with over 30,000 qualified buyers.

Event details

Date Wednesday 24 July – Saturday 27 July 2019
Location Jakarta International Expo
RW.10, Kota Tua, Pademangan Tim.
Pademangan
Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota
JAKARTA 14410 INDONESIA
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To show and see new innovations, business ideas, trends and technologies for the hospitality industry in Indonesia and the region, and connect with hoteliers, retailers, investors, consultants and buyers

Registration

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FHI website

Taipei, Taiwan

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BioTaiwan 2019

25 July 2019 - 28 July 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

BioTaiwan focuses on building a global platform to share state-of-the-art information and build strong global networks for a promising future healthcare industry.

BioTaiwan focuses on building a global platform to share state-of-the-art information and build strong global networks for a promising future healthcare industry. This year will focus on medical, industry and environmental biotechnology.

The BioTaiwan Exhibition 2018 attracted the largest number of exhibitors and visitors since the event’s launch, with a total of 1,665 foreign visitors from 27 countries and areas.

Event details

Date Thursday 25 – Sunday 28 July 2019
Location Nangang Exhibition Center
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 115
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To network, exhibit, discover biopharma innovations, capture market opportunities and explore new developments and partnerships

Registration

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BioTaiwan 2018 website

September 2019

Houston, USA

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Gastech 2019 Exhibition & Conference – Houston

17 September 2019 - 19 September 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

This world-renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for upstream, midstream and downstream gas, energy and LNG professionals, where they convene to do business.

For over 45 years, the Gastech exhibition and conference has been at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy market.

This world-renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for upstream, midstream and downstream gas, energy and LNG professionals, where they convene to do business.

Gastech has fast become a next-generation energy event, hosting major NOCs, IOCs, integrated energy companies, global utilities, EPC contractors, shipbuilders, pipeline companies, manufacturers, technology providers and service companies.

Event details

Date Tuesday 17 – Thursday 19 September 2019
Location Houston, USA
Cost Various (see Gastech website)

Why attend?

To see or showcase the latest developments in gas and LNG, and to engage with government and business leaders in the field

Registration

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Gastech website

Brisbane

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World of Drones Congress 2019

26 September 2019 - 27 September 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The World of Drones Congress brings together industry and government leaders with drone experts and enthusiasts to discuss, display and explore all things drone-related.

The World of Drones Congress brings together industry and government leaders with drone experts and enthusiasts to discuss, display and explore all things drone-related.

Around the world, drones are increasingly being used for a wide range of applications – from data collection to defence, photography to agriculture, and recreational to humanitarian purposes.

Over 1,200 delegates from across the Asia-Pacific and beyond are expected to attend, and the congress will feature an expo with exhibitors from Australia, China and Japan.

Event details

Date Wednesday 26 – Thursday 27 September 2019
Location Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
corner of Glenelg and Merivale Streets
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Cost From $1,045 (till 20 June 2019)

Why attend?

To immerse yourself in the latest in drone technology, manufacture, applications and challenges

Registration, submissions and applications

This year’s congress is now welcoming:

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World of Drones website

October 2019

Cairns, Queensland

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LGAQ Annual Conference 2019

14 October 2019 - 16 October 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The LGAQ Annual Conference brings together all Queensland councils to discuss issues of importance to local communities.

The LGAQ Annual Conference brings together all Queensland councils to discuss issues of importance to local communities. The conference is an important opportunity for councils to network, learn, and debate and vote on new policy.

The conference is also attended by state and federal government representatives, external stakeholders, and the media. Industry suppliers participate in a large trade exhibition to showcase their latest offerings to local government leaders from across the state.

Event details

Date Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 October 2019
Location Cairns Convention Centre
corner Sheridan Street and Wharf Street
CAIRNS QLD 4870
Cost See LGAQ website

Why attend?

To network with local government leaders, learn about the issues affecting the sector, and display your good or service at the conference trade exhibition

Registration and more information

See LGAQ website

Taipei, Taiwan

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PV Taiwan 2019

16 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition (PV Taiwan) is a trade show featuring solar cells; PV modules, systems, components and parts; PV manufacturing machinery and equipment; PV inspection and measurement tools; energy storage; and other wind, hydrogen fuel cell and green transport products.

The Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition (PV Taiwan) is a trade show featuring solar cells; PV modules, systems, components and parts; PV manufacturing machinery and equipment; PV inspection and measurement tools; energy storage; and other wind, hydrogen fuel cell and green transport products.

Event details

Date Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 October 2019
Location Nangang Exhibition Center
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 115
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To show, and see, the world’s best PV products

Registration

See website for details

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Event website

Melbourne, Victoria

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AusBiotech 2019

30 October 2019 - 01 November 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

The annual AusBiotech conference brings together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders, creating a forum to exchange ideas and reflect on the sector’s achievements.

The annual AusBiotech conference brings together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders, creating a forum to exchange ideas and reflect on the sector’s achievements.

Event details

Date Wednesday 30 October – Friday 1 November 2018
Location Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
SOUTH WHARF VIC 3006
Cost TBD

Why attend?

To get up-to-date info on global biotech, meet your peers and make connections

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AusBiotech 2019 website

Taipei, Taiwan

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Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum 2019

31 October 2019 - 02 November 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Asia Agri-Tech is Taiwan’s only comprehensive international agriculture technology expo and forum.

Asia Agri-Tech is Taiwan’s only comprehensive international agriculture technology expo and forum.

Asia Agri-Tech brings together manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers to exhibit seedlings and seed-cultivation technology, greenhouses, soil products, irrigation and management systems, and agriculture machinery.

Launched in 2017, Asia Agri-Tech attracted more than 20,000 visitors from 37 countries, generating sales of around US $17 million.

It is held concurrently held with the Livestock & Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum.

Event details

Date Thursday 31 October – Saturday 2 November 2019
Location Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1
No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District
TAIPEI TAIWAN 115
Cost Various (see website)

Why attend?

To show, and see, the world’s best products for use in Asian agriculture

Registration

See website for details

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Asia Agri-Tech website

November 2019

Shanghai, China

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Food and Hotel China 2019

12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Food and Hotel China (FHC) is the leading trade show for international companies looking to introduce their food, drink, hospitality, food-service, bakery or retail products into the Chinese market.

Food and Hotel China (FHC) is the leading trade show for international companies looking to introduce their food, drink, hospitality, food-service, bakery or retail products into the Chinese market.

This year, the 23rd FHC will bring together exhibitors and buyers from around the world to share market insights, explore consumer trends and discover the latest innovations.

FHC is exclusively for imported and top-quality products and is the only international food and hotel exhibition serving the China market.

Event details

Date Tuesday 12 – Thursday 14 November 2019
Location Shanghai New International Expo Centre
SHANGHAI CHINA
Cost Various – see website

Why attend?

To showcase and learn about global developments in the food and hotel sector, and to network and explore opportunities in the China market

Registration – Exhibitor and visitor

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FHC page

March 2020

Singapore

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Food and Hotel Asia 2020

03 March 2020 - 03 April 2020
Event Organiser: Other government/industry

Food and Hotel Asia attracts 40,000 buyers from 50 markets and is considered one of the key trade events on the global food calendar.

Food and Hotel Asia attracts 40,000 buyers from 50 markets and is considered one of the key trade events on the global food calendar. For 2020, FHA has moved to introduce two dedicated shows –FHA HoReCa and FHA Food & Beverage – which will offer 2 distinct identities and differentiated offerings.

FHA-HoReCa brings together the most extensive line-up of innovative HoReCa products and smart technologies from across the globe for the fast-growing demands of Asia’s food and hospitality industry, including the bakery and pastry, food-service and hospitality equipment, hospitality technology, hospitality style and specialty coffee and tea sectors.

FHA-Food & Beverage brings together the world of food and drinks industry to network and trade in extensive categories of products and services that will satisfy the evolving appetite of the markets, including in the drinks, grains and pulses, organics, meat, seafood, halal, dairy and food-tech sectors.

Event details

Date Sunday 3 – Wednesday 6 March 2020 (FHA-HoReCa)
Sunday 31 March – Wednesday 3 April 2020 (FHA-Food & Beverage)
Location Singapore
Cost See website for details

Why attend?

To meet with key industry partners, exhibitors and buyers from around Asia in sectors including dairy, drinks, meat, seafood, oils and fats, grains and pulses, fresh produce, halal, organics and snacks and confectionery

Registration

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Food and Hotel Asia website