AHEIA - Providing leadership to support and strengthen Australia's trade in horticultural produce.

AHEIA announces 2018 Industry Forum

The AHEIA annual industry forum is a must attend event to find out the latest developments and opportunities direct from the people who represent our industry to our international trading partners.

When: Thursday,23 August 2018, 9.30am

Where: Holiday Inn, Melbourne Airport

RSVP by 17 August 2018 to admin@horticulturetrade.com.au or call 07 3379 4983

Price: AHEIA members free, non members $60 +gst



Forum Registration/Coffee



Morning session

  • Opening and introduction - AHEIA Chair - Joseph Saina

  • Michael Rogers, Trade, HIAL

  • Exports - David Ironside, A/g Assistant Secretary, Plant Export Operations, DoAWR

  • Imports - Douglas Kerruish or Bussakorn Mpelasoka, Assistant Secretary, Plant Import Operations, DoAWR

  • Anita Langford or Thomas Lees, Office of Transport Security

  • Travis Brooks-Garrett, Director, Freight and Trade Alliance






Afternoon session

  • Statistics Presentation - Wayne Prowse Principal & Senior Analyst, Fresh Intelligence Consulting

  • Ben Reilly - Steritech

  • Moderated Q & A

  • Opportunities in 2017/2018 and Close - AHEIA CEO, Dominic Jenkin




Cost $60+ gst for non-members, free for members

RSVP by 17 Aug - please respond as to whether you are attending the AGM and/or Forum 

Phone: (07) 3379 4983

Email: admin@horticulturetrade.com.au 


The AHEIA 2018 Industry forum is sponsored by Steritech