Food Industry Innovation

2019 workshop planning – have your say now

The Food Industry Innovation business capability building program offerings for the first half of 2019 will include:


Marketing food and beverages in a change world – John Stanley Associates

Aimed at agricultural producers and processors to help realise market opportunities taking into consideration changing consumer and retail demands. Attendees develop a greater understanding of global retail trends and consumer analysis and the contents of a marketing toolkit.

  • One day masterclass (co-contribution of $150 with limited numbers available). Aimed at those who want to develop a practical and strategic marketing plan to grow their business. Ideally (but not compulsory), you will have previously completed the half day workshop.
    • Denmark - 7 February 2019
  • Half day workshops (free)
    • Geraldton – 19 February 2019 (jointly sponsored by DPRID and the City of Greater Geraldton)
    • Chittering/Gingin – 28 February 2019
    • Bunbury – 25 June 2019
    • Merredin – 26 June 2019


Market diversification (jointly sponsored by DPIRD, FIAL and AusIndustry)

This workshop will focus on growing sales through increasing and diversifying customer bases over a number of sales channels (including retail, hotel/restaurant/café - HORECA, food service and consumer direct) and over a number of geographical areas (including Perth metro, Western Australia, eastern states of Australia and export markets).

  • South Perth – 26 March 2019
  • Busselton – 27 March 2019


In partnership with Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) we will also be offering the following courses, dates to be determined:

  • Win-win negotiation workshop
  • Engagement protocol program
  • IP Protection
  • International brand building
  • Export development workshops (basic, intermediate and advanced) – if enough interest is received.

We welcome your feedback and expression of interest in these workshops and invite your suggestions for others topics that may benefit your business.

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