We hope this note finds you well and that 2021 is off to a positive start. It promises to be a big year for FAN and our members as we continue to grow our ecosystem and facilitate new connections, collaborations and opportunities. I’d like to highlight the following upcoming FAN activities:
- Domestic Market Pathway Program – starting 1 February. Developed for our members to help them grow their regional/national distribution. Read more / Sign-up (Note a recording from the 1st session will be made available to those who sign up after 1 Feb).
- Meet the Makers 2021 – it’s officially ON! Monday 15 March at Sunshine Coast Airport. Exhibitors spots are filling up fast so book soon. Sign-up / Read more.
- FAN’s Future Direction – FAN is evolving in 2021 and implementing a new business model. This will deepen our understanding of our members’ needs across our regions and enable us to enhance and expand our services and partnerships to deliver greater impact. View our recent online session / Read more.
As a membership organisation, your voice is so important to us. I’d love to know if FAN could help you with one thing this year, what would it be? Let us know here.
Thank you for your ongoing support, involvement and collaboration. We look forward to making great things happen with you this year.
Table of Contents
FAN News & Updates
Domestic Market Pathway Program
Meet the Makers 2021
80 stands are available for FAN Industry Members. Please note spots are still available but are filling fast!
Secure your spot here
Buyer session 2.00pm – 6.00pm
In this session we welcome sponsors, media and buyers from the following categories: Retailers / distribution / foodservice / tourism / events. Register your interest for this session here.
Networking session 6.00pm – 9.00pm
FAN members not exhibiting, stakeholders and passionate foodies are invited to attend this session.
Feedback, input and tips welcome!
Member Meet Ups
Are you connected?
FAN Members Facebook Group
Small business webinar series - Moreton Bay
Build a better business program Sunshine Coast
Hong Kong Market Insights
AusIndustry Drop-In Sessions
FAN Member News
Glasshouse Agritourism Group
Largest range in Australia!
New cafe opening
Taking the road less travelled
GABs Hottest 100
Bumper numbers at The Ginger Factory
Congrats to the very hard working team at The Ginger Factory on recording one of their busiest ever seasons. After the tumultuous year suffered by many tourism operators, The Ginger Factory had 40,000 visitors in December alone! Watch the story here. The team are rolling out a series of instore Meet the Maker sessions – and will themselves be an exhibitor at FAN’s March event.
Sunshine Coast Council
Special thanks to FAN’s Major Sponsors and Partners that provide significant resources towards the ongoing sustainability of FAN and the growth of our regions’ food and agribusiness industry.