Partnering with AIFST

AIFST offers potential partners 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.

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

- 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

  • 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.
  • A 50th Anniversary Dinner will be held at the close of the Convention. Sponsorship opportunities will open shortly.

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

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Please email [email protected] directly to register for this event.

This event is for students, graduates and young members. Ever wanted to learn more about McDonalds, their vision and mission and what career opportunities are available with them? Well, this is your chance to find out! Come along to the McDonalds Australia Sydney head office tour.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Presented by Chris Preston and Fiona Fleming of the Australian Food & Grocery Council, this workshop is designed to help you to find out what you need to know and do in order to be compliant with the new mandatory Information Standard under the Australian Consumer Law which regulates country of origin information for food sold in Australia.

Monday, 24 October 2016

The AIFST in conjunction with CSIRO and FIAL is pleased to present a networking event for business leaders, CEOs and SMEs based in Victoria. World-renowned speaker Dr Andre Teixeria will be presenting his ‘Must-Knows to Remain Competitive in the Food Industry for the next 12 months.’ 

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.