- Western Australia to host AgriFutures Australia's evokeAG. Conference in 2024, supported by the McGowan Government
- The event connects the agrifood innovation community across the Asia-Pacific and around the world
Agriculture and Food Minister Jackie Jarvis has announced today that the Asia-Pacific region's premier agrifood tech event AgriFutures evokeAG. is heading to Perth in 2024.
The conference will attract agrifood innovators from around the world such as farmers, processors, innovators, accelerators, start-ups, researchers, universities, corporates, Government and investors.
These innovators will look at future possibilities to enhance technology and investment across the agrifood, fibre and fisheries industries.
evokeAG. will partner with the McGowan Government to connect national and international representatives, and to showcase innovation.
The event has grown in popularity since its inception in 2019 and was most recently held in Adelaide where it attracted more than 1,600 delegates from 20 countries.
evokeAG. will be held at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 20 and 21 February 2024.
BE Perth CEO, Gareth Martin, said hosting the largest Agritech conference in the Asia Pacific region will further position Western Australia as a global leader in the sector.
"Primary industries and Tourism are two of the eight priority economic sectors identified for growth by the Government of Western Australia’s Diversify WA strategy and Business Events Perth is focused on securing business events aligned to these sectors, as a key catalyst to promote a diverse and thriving economy in Western Australia.
"As the premier Agritech conference in the Asia Pacific region, evokeAG 2024 hosted in Western Australia will provide a platform for the state's rich Agritech industry and drive increased visitation, trade and investment opportunities for the state."
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