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News and Events
CeBIT startups focus promotes the future of business
The CeBIT Australia StartUp Conference and PitchFest 2018 will bring a fresh wave of innovative technology ideas to the showfloor of the Asia Pacific's largest ICT exhibition and conference.
Lismore startups pitch to Jobs for NSW Board
Local startups in Lismore had the opportunity to pitch their business ideas today to some of the best business minds in Australia, including ex-Telstra CEO David Thodey, when the Jobs for NSW Board visited Southern Cross University.
Indonesia marine and fisheries experts get insights from NSW
Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair and NSW research scientists yesterday met with a visiting delegation of marine and fisheries experts from Indonesia who are visiting Australia to learn more about marine science and sustainable fishing practices
International food companies visit NSW for technology inspiration
Some of the state’s most innovation food technology companies were showcased this week to an international delegation of food companies, equity investors and venture capital firm, with support from the NSW Government.
Food + Hotel Asia Singapore
Held every two years, Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) is the largest international food tradeshow in Asia and arguably the best route to the Asian market for Australian food and beverage exporters. It provides the opportunity to develop real trade opportunities in the region.
#ACCELERATE RegTech 2018
#ACCELERATERegTech 2018 is the inaugural RegTech Association eco-system event.
Tocal Field Days
The Tocal Field Days are held every year on the first Sunday in May.
NSW Introduction to Exporting workshop for Wine businesses
The NSW Government invites you to an introduction to exporting workshop in Cessnock. This workshop aims to help aspiring and existing exporters in the wine sector.