When and where is foodpro 2017?
foodpro 2017 will be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, from the 16-19 July 2017.
Sunday 16 July 2017 11am – 5pm
Monday 17 July 2017 10am – 5pm
Tuesday 18 July 2017 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 19 July 2016 10am – 3pm
Can you tell me who is exhibiting?
Please refer to the Exhibitor Directory for the most up to date list of exhibitors signed up.
How can I register? Is it free to attend?
Online registration is now open. By registering online you will be able to fast track your entry and skip the queues.
foodpro is free for all professionals working in the food processing & manufacturing industry. Each visitor is required to complete an individual registration, in order to generate a personalised entry badge, allowing entry on any of the days during show time.
Can I register my colleagues?
Yes, there is the option to register up to 5 additional colleagues during the registration process. Each visitor will receive an unique email confirmation to the email address provided.
Can I attend the AIFST Annual Convention?
The Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology (AIFST) Annual Convention is a two day ticketed event. Conference passes can be purchased via the AIFST website.
Do I need a Visa for Australia?
Most visitors will require a Visa to enter Australia. Applications need to be made well in advance at the Australian Consulate in your own country or in some cases can be made online. It is not our company policy to provide invitation letters to visitors wishing to attend our shows. For more information on applying for a Visa visit the Department of Immigration website.
Are children allowed?
foodpro is a business event, therefore we ask visitors not to bring anyone under the age of 15 to the show. Tertiary students with valid student ID will be admitted. Due to OH&S, prams, strollers and trolleys (ie shopping trolleys) are strictly not permitted at the event. Under no circumstances are any children permitted into the exhibition halls during the setting up and disassembling of the show.
Can students attend?
Students enrolled at a tertiary level or registered apprentices may attend the show if they have the appropriate student identity card. Primary and Secondary school students will not be admitted at any time, regardless of any courses they are studying. Students must be mindful that foodpro is a business event and as such need to be respectful of Exhibitors and their time. Exhibitors are present to engage in business conversations. Please be considerate of their time and also any promotional material available.
Will I need to bring identification with me?
Yes. Proof of Industry involvement may be requested at the registration counters or the entrance, and can include:
A business card in your name; or
Employee verification on company letterhead;’ or
Evidence of membership of a relevant professional or industry association.
Who can attend?
foodpro is strictly a trade event. The show welcomes professionals working in the food and beverage manufacturing industries. Persons not in these industries, including children and students under the age of 15 will not be admitted at any time.