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The 2018 PPPE will be held on 30 and 31 May 2018 on the Queensland Gold Coast.

PPPE combines a pork industry trade show and exhibition with information sessions supported by Australian Pork Limited (APL) and Pork CRC Limited. This gives opportunity to Australian producers to discuss, debate and where suitable, adopt new technologies and innovations. Since beginning in 1998, PPPE has continued to grow, attracting both domestic and international participants.

Who attends?

All the key decision makers involved in the Australian pork industry supply chain. These include:

  • Pork producers
  • Processors
  • Retail and food service industries
  • Researchers
  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Subsidiary service providers such as insurers and financial institutions
  • Government officials.

Who exhibits?

  • General product and service providers for rural industries
  • Producers
  • Government
  • Subsidiary service providers
  • A broad spectrum of supply chain companies involved in the Australian pork industry.

Information for APL Members

The PPPE Committee has allocated a budget to help assist with the cost of travel and accommodation for APL Members to attend PPPE 2018. The financial assistance, available for APL Members only, can be used towards 1–2 night/s accommodation (depending on which state you have travelled from) and appropriate travel to and from the Gold Coast, including bus transfers from Coolangatta airport.

PPPE Secretariat

Secretariat services for PPPE are provided by APL. The technical program for the expo is developed in consultation with APL, Pork CRC Limited staff and industry representatives. PPPE is a major forum for APL and Pork CRC Limited research initiatives and outcomes.

The trade exhibition and social activities are conducted in coordination with APL and Pork CRC Limited staff, along with input from various industry representatives.

For more information please contact:

PPPE Secretariat, Rachel Blake
Australian Pork Limited
PO Box 4746
Kingston ACT 2604
P: 02 6270 8807
F: 02 6285 2288