"Stronger Together, Building Resilient Adaptable Shows"

You’re invited to the Agricultural Shows of Australia Inaugural Conference.

Agricultural Shows of Australia together with Queensland Ag Shows are thrilled to announce the Agricultural Shows of Australia Inaugural Conference proudly hosted by Queensland Ag Shows Next Generation Committee. A first for the industry, the Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 January 2020.

The Conference will bring together the national Shows movement to explore the theme ‘Stronger Together, Building Resilient, Adaptable Shows’. It is a unique opportunity to connect with Show leaders from across Australia and New Zealand and not to be missed.

Targeted forums and meetings will precede the official opening on Friday 17 January, followed by the main conference program on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19.

Showmen’s Guild Think Tank

The Showmen’s Guild of Australasia has also invited Conference attendees to attend the Showmen’s Guild Think Tank event, which will be held at Yatala on Thursday, 16 January. Keep an eye out for further Think Tank details, which will be released in due course by the Showmen’s Guild.

Benefits of the Show Movement

Agricultural Shows across Australia are cherished community events, uniting communities and providing invaluable opportunities to promote agriculture to the wider public. With more than 580 agricultural shows held each year, the movement boasts the target volunteer base in the country and a combined annual economic value in excess of $965 million. ASA and Queensland Ag Shows share a vision for a strong and vibrant network of Agricultural Shows working together to engage, influence and promote the essential value of Australian agriculture.