TRADE EVENTS

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE EXPO

The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) is the largest dedicated coffee industry event in the Southern Hemisphere. The show is a destination for coffee lovers across the planet, to keep abreast of the latest developments, with Australia serving as a beacon for the global specialty coffee industry. The event regularly welcomes more than 120 exhibitors, featuring the latest in espresso equipment, coffee brewing devices, exotic and expensive coffee beans, roasting equipment, and more. Over 9,000 people attend the event, including café owners, coffee roasters, and coffee lovers.

BULK EXPO

BULKEXPO will showcase the bulk handling industry as a standalone exhibition with the benefit of co-location with MEGATRANS, which integrates intrinsically with the logistics and multimodal freight sector and is supported by the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling (ASBSH), who will host an industry conference, will the trade expo will showcase the latest in bulk materials handling equipment and technologies.

BULKEXPO is designed for businesses who are bulk commodity producers and require the use of equipment for the movement of bulk goods, either domestically or internationally.

MEGATRANS

MEGATRANS is Australia’s first business-to-business international trade and conferencing event for the logistics, materials handling and freight industry. Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, MEGATRANS takes up all 20 bays in the venue, with an anticipated 500+ national and international exhibitors expected to showcase their products, technology and services. It will attract visitation to the expo and conferences from around the nation and the globe and will be a major event for the logistics, materials handling and freight industry worldwide.

NO-DIG DOWN UNDER

No-Dig Down Under is the southern hemisphere’s only large scale conference and exhibition dedicated to trenchless technology. Organised in partnership with the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT), No-Dig Down Under has grown over the years to become the second largest no-dig technology event in the world, and is now considered a ‘must-attend’ for all industry professionals.

INSIDE CONSTRUCTION EXPO

Inside Construction Expo is Melbourne’s own leading exhibition and conference for the major vertical construction and infrastructure sector. With a robust conference program featuring 100+ speakers across four stages, and a world-class exhibition showcasing the latest in equipment and technology, Inside Construction Expo is a must-attend event for industry members.

PNG EXPO

PNG2023 is a premier meeting place for industry trade and a forum for establishing high-quality customer contacts and conducting business, as over 100 major suppliers from across the Asia-Pacific showcase their latest innovations in the supply of services and equipment across a broad industry reach. The Exhibition offers the potential to acquire tender information directly and engage with peers, colleagues, contractors, suppliers, installers and end users over two action-packed days. In addition to the trade show, delegates across all sectors are invited to attend the two-day Conference, to gain insight into how suppliers can support a positive future for key industry developments and projects through their individual products and services.

AWARD DINNERS

MANUFACTURERS’ MONTHLY ENDEAVOUR AWARDS

The Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards is Australia’s premier national awards program for manufacturing excellence. The awards recognise the essential role manufacturing plays in Australia’s economy. The Endeavour Awards are the only national awards specifically for the nation’s manufacturing industry. They celebrate and recognise the achievements of industry leaders in their drive to achieve best practice and excellence.

WOMEN IN INDUSTRY AWARDS

The Women in Industry Awards recognise and reward the achievements of women working within the mining, engineering, transport and manufacturing industries, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as well as promote and encourage excellence. Australian Mining, PACE, Manufacturers’ Monthly, Logistics & Materials Handling and Prime Mover magazines are partnering to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their respective sectors.

AUSTRALIAN MINING PROSPECT AWARDS

Launched in 2004, the annual Australian Mining Prospect Awards is the most esteemed and prestigious awards program for the mining and minerals processing industry in Australia. The awards allow companies and individuals to raise their profile, be awarded for their achievements, join a network of exceptional individuals and be seen by the professionals in the mining industry. The Australian Mining Prospect Awards champion a safe, sustainable and more productive industry.

MHD MERCURY AWARDS

The Logistics & Materials Handling Mercury Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and successes of companies across the logistics, supply chain and materials handling sectors. The awards allow companies and individuals to raise their profile, be awarded for their achievements, join a network of exceptional individuals and be seen by the professionals in the logistics, materials handling and freight industries.

AUSTRALIAN BULK HANDLING AWARDS

The Australian Bulk Handling Awards are the only Awards program for the bulk solids handling industry. The Awards gala dinner is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements and successes of companies and individuals that have demonstrated innovative practices and superior performances across the year.

WASTE INNOVATION AND RECYCLING AWARDS

The Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards is the premier awards program for anyone working within the waste and resources recovery sector.

FOUNDATION AWARDS

The Inside Construction Foundation Awards proudly shine a light on the Australian major construction and civil infrastructure industries, showcasing the innovative people and projects that seek to promote core standards around safety and environmental sustainability throughout major and local projects.

NCR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

The National Collision Repairer Lifetime Achievement Awards ceremony is held annually to induct recipients and acknowledge each individual for their outstanding service to the collision repair industry. Inductees have been involved for a minimum of 20 years in the collision repair industry and have a history of industry contributions beyond the scope of their local area and of their direct employment.

INSIGHT ASPECT AWARDS

The Insight Aspect Awards proudly shine a light on the Australian ophthalmic industry in acknowledging both individuals and businesses for their commitment to communities and eyecare health. The Gala dinnerAwards will bring together ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists and optical dispensers in one room on one night for a glamorous night of celebration.  

CONFERENCES & NETWORKING EVENTS

MEGATRANS

The MEGATRANS conference is held as part of the integrated expo and focuses on topical issues facing the freight and logistics supply chain industry, from both a global and domestic perspective. The conference has a predominantly strategic and business improvement focus, designed for the C-Suite and senior operational management who are looking for growth opportunities and have the ability to make structural and operational changes.

BULK CONFERENCE

The Australian Bulk Handling Conference is held in partnership with the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling. The conference features a plenary of top-level industry insights, followed by deep dive technical streams covering a range of topics. The conference is designed for a mixture of senior executives, as well as senior engineers and technical operational management.

INSIDE CONSTRUCTION EXPO

Inside Construction features a robust industry conference program, featuring 100+ speakers across four stages inside the exhibition hall. With a focus on major vertical construction and infrastructure projects, the conference will focus on key themes of safety, the current skills shortage and the digital transformation of the sector.

NO-DIG DOWN UNDER

No-Dig Down Under’s technical program will invite and encourage speakers from around Australia and the globe to present papers covering case studies, new and emerging technologies, challenging projects and environments, industry skills and training, risk management and more. CPD hours can be claimed for attending this conference through Engineers Australia.

NATIONAL COLLISION REPAIRER SYMPOSIUM

The Symposium is a one-day program of keynote speakers and interactive panel discussions, featuring local and international industry experts engaging in a deep-dive into current and topical industry issues and how they affect the sustainability of the industry. Drawing representatives from manufacturers, repairers and other industry stakeholders, the Symposium provides an opportunity for robust industry discussion as well as networking with peers.