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2022 Flavours of NSW zone

Apply for a $5,000 subsidy to exhibit in the Flavours of NSW zone at Fine Food Australia 2022. Applications close 30 May 2022.

About Fine Food Australia

Fine Food Australia is the largest food industry trade show in the southern hemisphere. Over 26,000 trade visitors from over 50 countries visit the show every year.

In 2022, the event will be held from 5 to 8 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

The Flavours of NSW zone showcases the diverse food and beverage manufacturing capabilities of NSW and promotes NSW Government support for the industry.

About the subsidy

The NSW Government will subsidise up to 12 businesses to exhibit in the Flavours of NSW zone. 

Subsidy recipient will receive $5,000 towards the exhibition costs at Fine Food Australia.

Successful applicants are subject to the event organiser’s standard contractual arrangements. 

Benefits of exhibiting in the Flavours of NSW zone

As a subsidy recipient, you will:

  • display your products to domestic and international buyers, distributors and industry representatives
  • be invited to attend networking events during the exhibition
  • attend a Trade Show Readiness and Marketing Workshop in Sydney (date to be confirmed)
  • be included in NSW Government promotional marketing, including media releases, editorial content and socials
  • have direct access on-site to NSW Government agency representatives
  • be assisted to engage with other NSW Government support programs such as the Going Global Export Program
  • explore opportunities to grow your manufacturing capability in NSW. 

Eligibility

Applicants need to: 

  • be a small, niche and premium food and beverage business
  • manufacture commercial food or beverage products in NSW from mostly domestic sources
  • have at least 2 staff to work at your event booth in Melbourne from 5 to 8 September 2022
  • be willing and able to travel to Sydney approximately 6 weeks before Fine Food Australia for the pre-event workshop (dates to be confirmed). 

Application process and key dates

The application process will occur in 2 stages:

  1. Submit an application by 30 May 2022. Your application will be assessed by a cross-agency panel of NSW Government staff by 3 June 2022.
  2. Selected applicants from stage 1 will be invited to submit a 1-minute self-recorded pitch video by 17 June 2022. These videos will be assessed by the judging panel. 

Successful applicants will be notified by 30 June 2022.

How to apply

Apply now

Applications close 30 May 2022.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the application process or exhibiting, contact Investment NSW.

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