Working with AIFST

AIFST offers food industry stakeholders opportunities to promote their business/products to the broader AIFST membership. By working with AIFST, stakeholders are provided with networking opportunities to meet and greet like-minded professionals within the Australian food industry at both a geographic and discipline level.

Become a Corporate Partner of AIFST

Annual corporate partnerships/alliances will soon be available for stakeholders, incorporating a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities across the breadth of AIFST events, COIs and online and offline communications channels.

Please contact us to explore all of the opportunities available.

 

Current partnering opportunities

  • Sponsorship opportunities are available for CPD events and Community of Interest (COI) events.
  • Annual Convention sponsorship – 2017 is the 50th Anniversary year for AIFST with the Annual Convention to be held at the new ICC, co-located with foodpro. Sponsorship packages are now available.
  • Our Industry Services Portfolio can assist companies in navigating the consumer trends and insights landscape through targeted, business-specific opportunity projects.
  • Course and event co-hosting - join with AIFST to ensure the best courses and activities are arranged for our members. For example, we partner with AFGC on CPD workshops.
  • Speaking engagements - our Industry Services Portfolio team is available to speak at food industry events on a wide range of topics.
  • A 50th Anniversary Dinner will be held at the close of the Convention. Sponsorship opportunities will open shortly.
  • Advertising and advertorials in food australia magazine.
  • Advertising opportunities on our website:

- Home page banner advertising: $2,200 + GST / month
- Home page block advertising $1,300 + GST / month
- Member Portal page block advertising $1,300 + GST / month

News

Joining a member organisation means you join a community of like-minded professionals. They tend to host both professional and social events throughout the year, which are both great ways to get to know your industry peers, and more importantly, for them to get to know you.

AIFST offers industry stakeholders several opportunities to promote their business/products to the broader AIFST membership. By working with AIFST, companies and individuals are provided with networking opportunities to meet and greet like-minded professionals within the Australian food industry at both a geographic and discipline level.

Messages around nutrition can be overwhelming, so overwhelming in fact that many consumers are left confused about which product to choose. Equally, it’s confusing for food manufacturers when evaluating just what nutritional features and messaging to include in and on their products. 

Events

11 - 12 September 2018

Innovate & Excite: Acting Today to Advance Tomorrow

The AIFST Convention is the premier food industry event in Australia. Being held from 11 - 12 September 2018 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Convention will once again bring together the largest grouping of Australia’s food industry in one location.

Thursday 25 May 2017

Pit wits against the best and brightest of the Australian food industry at the Annual AIFST Victorian Trivia Evening! Form a team to take on the reigning champions, or come along on the evening and join one on the night.

VIC Trivia evening
9 December

Join us at the Regatta Hotel, on the banks of the Brisbane River - a Grand Victorian hotel offering gastropub food - for an evening of networking with local food professionals.

Friday, 2 December 2016

Catch-up with colleagues in your industry over a 2016 celebratory dinner and drinks evening at The Bentleigh Club, Bentleigh. Enjoy a buffet dinner and drinks. 

Sponsorship opportunities:
Major sponsorship and company prize donations available.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Celebrate the end of another fantastic year in the food industry and AIFST! This year's NSW Christmas Party will be held at Oliveto restaurant in Rhodes, Sydney. Enjoy a lovely two course sit-down dinner overlooking the water, with easy access to parking and public transport.

Sponsorship opportunities:
Gold and silver and sponsorship is available.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

The NSW Microbiology Community of Interest presents an evening of Fermentation Fun, including how to make fermentation work, what happens when foods are fermented and why fermentation occurs. The event will cover three specific examples of fermented foods or beverages including wine, cheese and chocolate.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

Ever wanted to know how sugar is processed? Now is your opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and find out! Join a refinery tour of Sugar Australia and see what happens to sugar during processing, a tour of their operations, an overview of Sugar Australia and its brands and products.
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

On 1 July 2016, a new mandatory Information Standard under the Australian Consumer Law was introduced regulating country of origin information for food sold in Australia. This detailed and complex standard may be difficult to navigate to find out exactly which requirements applies to your food products.