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Vic ag in an international marketplace

agrivic logoRoyal Agricultural Society of Victoria, in collaboration with the Victorian Farmers Federation, ANZ Bank, PwC, The Global Foundation, and the Victorian Agribusiness Council, with sponsorship from State Government Victoria is conducting ‘AgriVictoria’ on 11 June at the Park Hyatt, Melbourne.

The program is compelling and focused on assisting farmers/producers/processors understand key issues associated with becoming investment and trade ready with further details at www.agrivictoria.com.au and updates through Twitter @AgriVictoria

We are thrilled to have arranged for 20 Victorian students to attend this summit and report back to Career Harvest. It’s wonderful to allow these ag enthusiasts from Uni Melb, LaTrobe Uni and Marcus Oldham to hear the latest info about the international opportunities and implications for Victorian agriculture.

Tickets are reasonably priced for farmers/producers and VFF/RASV/VAC members at $220 including GST, with professionals at $440 including GST; this has been done to allow greater affordability for SME farmers/producers.

In addition the 3rd ‘Heart of Victoria’ gala dinner will be held on the same date at Atlantic Docklands, following on from the great success of 2013 & 2014. The available seating for 2015 is strictly capped at 800 people (down from 936 in 2014), thus it is recommended to purchase tickets into the near term; $150 plus GST for VFF/RASV members and $180 plus GST for non-members. Coles, Rural Finance and State Government Victoria have again sponsored this great event. Giaan Rooney as MC, Leila Sweeney natural fibre fashion parade, Megan Sampson on guitar/vocals (Nhill Western Victoria), Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford as Keynote Speaker, and Jeremy Haw of Hussey & Co (Salad Products, Pearcedale Victoria) as motivational speaker on ‘seizing emerging business opportunities’. As always, Heart of Victoria will show case fantastic Victorian produce bring industry together for a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Further information and tickets available at www.heartofvic.com.au and updates on Twitter @Heartofvic