The Irrigation Australia Conference and Exhibition 2 – 6 June 2014 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Irrigation Australia Conference and Exhibition is less than 2 months away. Exhibition floor space is sold out with more than 90 exhibitors expected to be showcasing their latest products, services and applications that the Irrigation Industry has to offer. Keynote speakers have been appointed for the conference and delegate sales are in high demand.

What are the Exhibitors saying?

Akif Jeka of Xylem Water Systems Australia, an exhibitor at the exhibition discussed his vision and objectives for their participation in the exhibition. As a global company Xylem Applied Water Systems of course is a large player in the Agricultural and Irrigation market and the Irrigation Australian Exhibition is our chance to showcase our products for this specific market segment. We are looking forward to being part of the show and networking to increase our brand awareness of our main Brand “Lowara”.  We will be displaying a range of products including, Borehole pump and motors, End suction ISO pumps and booster set packages. The benefit for us is to let our competitors know that we are a big player and that we are here to stay and increase our market share in the market.”

Tony Shepley, sales & marketing director at Nelson Australia says “Our company has been a member of Irrigation Australia since we started trading in Australia in 1994. We have been exhibiting at Irrigation Australia’s trade show since then.  We will be showing our full portfolio of irrigation products; agricultural, industrial, turf and golf which includes products such as the new R2000 rotator, R55A end gun and the extended range MP rotator from both Nelson and Hunter.”

The show offers unparalleled networking opportunities and chances for information exchange. The Irrigation Australia Trade Exhibition is the ideal platform to reach a wide range of contacts face-to-face in just two days.

Who can I expect to see presenting at the conference?

The conference program will look to the future of irrigation covering such issues as:

·                 sustainable water resources for agriculture

·                 climate and cloud based irrigation scheduling and control

·                 micro irrigation

·                 water regulation

·                 water management & efficiency analysing the impact of issues on both rural and urban communities.

Key Note Speakers Include:

Professor max Finlayson’s

Mr Matt Linnegar, CEO National Farmers Federation

Mr Chris Thompson, Tasmania

Mr Andrew Curtis, CEO Irrigation New Zealand

Mr Ben Fee, Rural Solutions South Australia

What other events are taking place during the conference and exhibition?

In addition to the conference and exhibition a series of concurrent activities have been launched to be held throughout the course of the week during the 2014 Irrigation Australia Conference and Exhibition.

·        Irrigation Australia Conference

3       – 5 June , Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

·        Irrigation Australia Exhibition

4 – 5 June, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

·        Exhibition opening day breakfast

Wednesday 4th June

7.30am – 9.00am Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

·        Gala Dinner

Wednesday 4th June 6.30pm – 11.30pm

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

·        Family golf day

Friday 6th June

1.30pm The Surfers Paradise Golf Club


For further details on any other these events or to register to attend please visit or contact Luke Kasprzak event manager on 02 9556 7972 or email

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