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If you’re a FAN member, you can submit events via email [email protected] our Facebook FAN Members Page

AgVention 2019

Friday 25 October, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Showcasing Innovation, Invention and Ideas – AgVention is a field day like no other.

This inaugural event is the brain-child of Tim and Amber Scott from Bos Rural and will be “FAN Powered”. 

Who should come: Farmers, locals, businesses, companies and anyone who is interested in food production, agri-innovation and the future of farming.


Leading the Pack Hub: Exhibits from suppliers, distributors and ag-tech companies with new to market innovations, products or services.

Backyard Tinkerers Tent: Displays of innovative prototypes, products and services from local inventors, farmers and small businesses.

Services and Support Stand: A showcase of Government, not for profit groups and local organisations who offer rural support and assistance.

The Talk with the Tents: Insights and ideas from local, regional and national keynote speakers.

Young Disruptors on Display: Displays from local ag-schools, programs and initiatives.


AgVention ChallengeThere’s nothing like coming up with an innovative solution for a real-life challenge – especially one that’s specific to the local area. Full details coming soon.

Meet the Makers Market: A showcase of the amazing produce and products from our local food producers. Bring your shopping basket and stock up on some tasty treats.

The Picnic Patch: Take a load of – (for a short bit) and enjoy a bite and a cuppa from our local food providers overlooking the fields of Kandanga farm.

Sundowner Lounge: When the day is done – partake in some beers and banter at Kandanga Kitchen. Catch up with old friends and meet some new connections.

Field to Fork Feast: Join us for a feast of tasty local produce (of course) in the Field to Fork Feast. Price $65 – alcohol on consumption.


Manufacturers, companies, suppliers, distributors, organisations, startups, disruptors or industry groups who have a new-to-market or innovative product, process, service or solution for the agriculture industry are invited to submit an Exhibitor EOI – email [email protected]

AgVention Exhibitor Information

FAN Coffee Connections – August

Tuesday 20 August, 9.00am – 11.00am

Hosted by FAN & proudly sponsored by Montville Coffee

FAN ‘Coffee Connections’ is a collaboration between FAN and Montville Coffee to provide new and existing members with the opportunity to catch-up in an informal setting over a cup of freshly brewed Montville Coffee. More than 60 members attended our May event in 2019.

This August, we’re taking Coffee Connections to the next level!

Our great friends (and neighbours) Montville Coffee will host their highly successful Food and Coffee Pairing experience at Tuesday’s Coffee Connections.

Come and taste 3 specially brewed Montville Coffees paired with some tasty morsels of FAN member products. We’ll then invite you to share ‘what’s on your plate’.

It’s a morning of great connection with potential for collaboration – paired with great coffee and tasty treats.

FAN’s team will also be there to share how you can engage in FAN’s network and what’s coming up.

FAN Huddle – Farming with Integrity

Wednesday 18 September, 9.30am – 11.30am

Hosted by FAN

Join us for our first FAN Huddle – on the topic – Farming with Integrity. What it means to you, what it means to our region and how to tell the story.

Our Huddle Topics are formed on nuggets of conversations, requests from members and recurring themes or trends. It’s about bringing together like-minded members and stakeholders and creating conversations and connections leading to collaborations.

For more info or to suggest future Huddle topics email [email protected]