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31 Oct 2023 10:00AM - 01 Nov 2023 07:30PM

Grain-fed Cattle Grain-fed Cattle
Grass-fed Cattle Grass-fed Cattle
Sheep Sheep
Goat Goat
Lamb Lamb

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Cost: Full Registration:

AMIC Member

$660.00 (early bird)
$880.00 (standard)


$880.00 (early bird)
$1,100.00 (standard)

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) is thrilled to announce the return of the Meat Processing and Export Conference (MPEC) for 2023 after an eight-year hiatus.

Scheduled to take place from October 31 to November 1 at the Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, MPEC 2023 promises to be an industry-defining event.

Starting on Tuesday October 31, MPEC 2023 offers great pre-conference sessions such as:

  • Meat Business Women’s Master Class: Decoding Confidence with Michelle Redfern;
  • A Dealing with Detractors Workshop delivered by Alliance for Animal Agriculture’s Abby Kornegay;
  • 9-Holes of Golf sponsored by Agri-Labour;
  • A tour of the Port of Brisbane;
  • And, in the evening, a welcome function featuring an extravaganza of protein and people.

Wednesday November 1 sees the start of the conference proper where the AMIC team has developed in-depth sessions and invited influential and expert speakers that will challenge and inform those who attend.

MPEC 2023 will then celebrate the processing and export industry at the Americold Gala Dinner.

“This is the most remarkable line-up of speakers this industry has pulled together. MPEC 2023 is more than a conference; it’s a catalyst for change, innovation, and growth in the meat processing and export sector.

“MPEC 2023 is not just another conference; it’s a comprehensive platform designed to address the pressing issues facing our processors and exporters. The speakers we have organised will tackle the big questions that directly impact the industry.

“The extra sessions and activities, the welcome function and Americold Gala Dinner ensure that MPEC 2023 provides delegates with the most complete and valuable conference that a meat industry professional could attend.” AMIC CEO, Patrick Hutchinson said.

Georgie Aley, Partner, National Sector Lead (CPG) & Agribusiness of KPMG will emcee the conference.

“MPEC 2023 is a great opportunity for the industry to come together, and I am very excited to be a part of it.

“At MPEC 2023, you’ll gain valuable insights into not just on the current state, but also future industry opportunities.” Georgie Aley said.

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