11th Australian Mango Conference

The 11th Australian Mango Conference will focus on growing profitability through innovation and new technology. 

A number of presentations on a wide range of topics will be discussed, that will help growers to streamline processes in both the orchard and packing shed. 

The conference will also be a great opportunity to catch up with your industry colleagues, reflect on another mango season and plan for future seasons. 

Don’t miss this year’s conference, at the birthplace of the Australian mango industry.

Sponsorships and trade exhibit spaces are now available. Please contact AMIA on 07 3278 3755 or IDM@mangoes.net.au

Presentations will include*:

  • Robotics in the orchard
  • Robotics in the packing shed 
  • Managing your crop through flowering and fruit set
  • New methods to manage fruit fly and other insect pests
  • Comparing spray applicators
  • Changing trends in retail and its impact on our industry
  • Quality assurance programs - harmonisation 
  • Developing new protocols for export markets
  • Nitrogen use in the canopy 
  • Maximising pollination
  • Understanding Magpie Geese
  • Updates on managing fruit spotting bug

[*Program subject to change]

The Program

Tuesday 2 May

Evening - Welcome reception

Wednesday 3 May

Retail and market trends, new markets,
Major retailers, importers and exporters
Evening - free

Thursday 4 May

A mix of presentations and field activities
Evening – Gala dinner

Friday 5 May

A mix of presentations and field activities
Evening – Farewell drinks

Conference Accommodation

Accommodation will be available at the following resorts, please book directly with the providers below and mention that you are there for the Australian Mango Conference to access special delegate rates:

Rose Bay Resort

Rooms starting from $160 per night
[Breakfast not available at the resort.] 
2 Pandanus Street, Bowen, QLD
Phone: (07) 4786 9000

Port Denison Motor Inn 

Rooms starting from $120 per night
[Continental breakfast available on request for $10 per person.]
11 Darlymple Street, Bowen, QLD
Phone: (07) 4786 6822

Bluewater Harbour Motel

Rooms starting from $129 per night
[Continental breakfast for $15.90 or full breakfast for $22.90 available on request.]
1 Powell Street, Bowen, QLD
Phone: (07) 4786 6289

Whitsunday Sands Resort

Rooms starting from $125 per night
[Limited breakfast options available. Please contact the resort for further information.]
2a Horseshoe Bay Road, Bowen, QLD
Phone: (07) 4786 3333

Coral Cove Apartments

Rooms starting from $225 per night
[Breakfast hamper available for $12 per person. Must be ordered in advance and will be delivered to rooms on the evening before.]
2B Horseshoe Bay Rd, Bowen QLD
Phone: (07) 4791 2000