2020 Syngenta Australian Melon Conference & Field Day

The Syngenta 2020 Australian Melon Conference & Field Day will be held in Perth and Waroona, Western Australia from 30th March to 1st April 2020. The event will feature presentations from international experts as well as break-out sessions for different sectors of the supply chain. It will also feature field trials featuring the latest melon varieties. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn and socialise with growers and industry people. Don’t miss it!

The Conference will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth including a welcome function on Monday 30th March 6-8pm in the tradeshow area and followed by a day of conference sessions

The Conference Dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday 31st March 6-10pm is being hosted at the Optus Stadium. This is an amazing venue and optional tours of the stadium will be available to all delegates prior to the dinner.

The Field Day on the 1st April 2020 will be held at Capogreco Farms near Waroona.

Program

Monday 30 March 2020 5pm Registrations commence Pan Pacific Hotel 207 Adelaide Terrace Perth, WA.

Monday 30 March 6-8pm Welcome Drinks, Pan Pacific Hotel

Tuesday 31 March 8:30 – 4:30 Speaker sessions Pan Pacific Hotel

Tuesday 31 March 6-10pm Industry Dinner Optus Stadium Perth

Wednesday 1 April 9-4pm Field Day, Capogreco Farms, 142 McClure Road Hamel near Waroona, WA

Sponsors and Exhibitors Information

Sponsor or exhibit at the 2020 Syngenta Australian Melon Conference & Field Day in Perth and Waroona in Western Australia. This is a great opportunity to showcase your company and products to melon growers Australia-wide.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is happening at the conference?

The conference will have a focus on supply chain and marketing. The Field Day will showcase trade displays, machinery and field trials of melon varieties.

Social events include the Welcome Drinks, Industry Dinner and Optus Stadium tour.

 What is my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Perth is serviced by a number of airlines and the taxi to the venue will take about 20 minutes.

Parking is available at the Pan Pacific hotel for $25.00 for 24hrs, a Day rate of $18.00 (6am-6pm) and a Night Rate of $12.00 (6pm-6am) per car per day, entry is via Hill Street. Please note that car parking spaces are subject to availability at time of entry and therefore non-guaranteed.

The Industry Dinner will have courtesy buses between the Pan Pacific Hotel and Optus Stadium.

The Field Day will have courtesy buses running to the farm or you may drive and park.

What accommodation is available?

There are many types of accommodation in Perth. The conference organisers have worked with the Pan Pacific to offer discounted rates to delegates. Please book directly with the Pan Pacific Hotel:

Hotel Direct – Ph: 08 9224 7777 Email: group.ppper@panpacific.com – quoting the melon conference as a reference

Deluxe Room: $190.00 per night (includes breakfast and Wi-Fi)

Premier Room: $200.00 per night (includes breakfast and Wi-Fi)

Club Room: $230.00 per night (includes breakfast and Wi-Fi, Club Lounge Facility)

Where is the Field Day?

The Field Day will be held at Capogreco’s Farm, 142 McClure Rd, Hamel WA 6215.

Where is the Industry Dinner being held?

The Dinner will be held at the Optus Stadium in Perth, Western Australia. An optional tour of the stadium will be available before the Dinner.

Where and when is the Welcome Event?

The Welcome Event will be held on 6-8pm Monday night, 30th March 2020 at the conference Trade Show, Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth.

Can I visit the farm trials at any time?

No, the Field Day is 1st April 2020. Due to biosecurity concerns, that is the only day that the farm will be open for visitors.

What’s the refund policy?

Refunds are available until 16th March 2020.

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your ticket.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, visit the event booking page to change details.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, but you MUST notify us of the change.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

No, your ticket MUST match the person who attends.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact Dianne Fullelove 0413 101 646 idp@melonsaustrala.org.au

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