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Every two years Seafood Directions brings together hundreds of seafood enthusiast from across the country to champion Australian seafood.

We invite you to spend a few days (October 9-11) in the 2019 host city, and Australia’s foodie capital, Melbourne.

Join the primary producers, transporters, retailers, educators, policy makers, fish and chip shop owners, restaurateurs and chefs who work together to put Australian seafood on our plate.

Learn from global trailblazers who are embracing change and moving our industry forward. Dine in some of Melbourne’s best seafood restaurants. Hear from experts covering everything from sustainability research, financial support, storage innovations, tech developments and more.

Our vision for Seafood Directions in 2019 is to create a unified community that values and celebrates Australian seafood.

For the first time, Seafood Directions will open its doors to the broader public. A Celebration of Australian Seafood, our 2019 theme, aims to capture the spirit in which will build upon our robust industry to welcome in a broader community of Australian seafood ambassadors.

The development of the 2019 conference will be carried out by Seafood Industry Victoria in support of steering committee of 12 committed individuals who represent the full spectrum of Australia’s seafood industry. We are primary producers, retailers, fisheries managers, writers and government representatives.

As Executive Director of Seafood Industry Victoria and on behalf of the Steering Committee we hope you will jump aboard and join us in support of this celebration of seafood.

Johnathon Davey - Executive Director

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Seafood Directions is a two-day biennial conference that brings together Australia’s seafood industry – primary producers, wholesalers, retailers, suppliers, fisheries management, scientists and government; opening the door to discussions, concepts and solutions for all levels of the supply chain. It showcases the best of the Australian seafood industry and provides a platform to connect and collaborate with business leaders and those at the forefront of the industry.

Hosted by rotating states, the 2019 conference will be hosted by Seafood Industry Victoria (SIV).

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The 2019 Awards will be presented as its own event over a casual lunch of Fish n Chips enjoyed share-feast style along long tables with cold beer and crisp dry white wine. A true celebration of the industry’s best, this relaxed format will also feature entertaining MCs, a cash bar and projected video footage.

Awards include: Business Award, Saftey Award Research and Development Award yadda yadda yadda

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