The Australian Cotton Conference is not only a platform for the cotton industry to exchange knowledge, but also an opportunity to network with peers, friends and their families in a social setting.

The Gold Coast offers a multitude of opportunities for business and individuals to dine out, share a few drinks and take time out from a busy conference schedule.

First Timers Welcome
First Timers Welcome

Tuesday, August 2 at 5 pm

Hosted by Wincott, first time Conference attendees will be welcomed at an intimate gathering, providing general information and an introduction to key industry organisations. If its your first time to Conference, please join us for a drink and an opportunity to meet fellow delegates.

Incitec Pivot Fertilisers Welcome Reception
Incitec Pivot Fertilisers Welcome Reception

Tuesday, August 2 – 6 – 8 pm in the Trade Hall

Incitec Pivot Fertilisers Welcome Reception
Welcome to Conference! Come along and meet Tim Horan. Tim as Incitec Pivot Fertilisers' special guest will help kick-off proceedings. Some great prizes to be won during the evening.

John Deere Cotton Club
John Deere Cotton Club

Open until 8 pm Tuesday and Wednesday and 6 pm on Thursday.
An ideal location to network in the Trade Hall.

Get Physical
Get Physical

Get Physical with Vesna!

Your own personal trainer at Conference! Vesna Sloman will be hosting group fitness sessions on Wednesday at 6.30 am and Thursday at 6.30 am.

Everyone welcome and all fitness levels will be catered for.

Meeting point is at the top of the Broadbeach Mall (Oasis Shopping Centre) which is directly opposite Pratten Park. Don’t forget your towel and a water bottle.

Australian Cotton Shippers Association Fashion Parade
Australian Cotton Shippers Association Fashion Parade

Wednesday, August 3 at 1 pm in the Trade Hall

Association of Australian Cotton Scientists Annual General Meeting
Association of Australian Cotton Scientists Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, August 3 at 3.30 pm
Room 5
Afternoon Tea provided

Wincott Luncheon
Wincott Luncheon

Women in Cotton AGM
Thursday, August 4 at 10.30 am
Foyer E

Women in Cotton Industry Networking Luncheon
Thursday, August 4 at 12.30 pm
Foyer E

Wincott and ANZ invite you to join us for lunch on Thursday, August 4 and are extremely excited to announce Jane Cay, Founder and Director of online fashion retail business, Birdsnest, as our guest speaker. Her booming business is based in Cooma, where she employs 120 locals. Jane is also a board member of Jobs for NSW, a founding member of the National Online Retailers Association and a passionate supporter of The Body Image Movement.

All enquiries to Sally Dickinson on 0407 992 495 or sally.dickinson@cottoninfo.net.au

Australian Cotton Industry Awards Presentation & Dinner
Australian Cotton Industry Awards Presentation & Dinner

6.30 pm for pre-dinner drinks on Thursday, August 4.

Tickets may be purchased via the registration portal. For information about the evening and for tabling/seating enquiries please click here.