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APAL Forum 2022 – Grow Beyond

29 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

aud105 – aud255

The APAL Industry Forum is back!

After more than two years of disruption, this is finally a chance for us to reconnect in-person, share insights, and shape the future of the Australian apple and pear industry, together.

Hosted May 29 – 30, the Forum will return to an in-person format, hosted here in Melbourne.

To kick start this journey we welcome futurist, business advisor and regular columnist with The Australian newspaper, Bernard Salt AM. He will be joined by an impressive line-up of speakers, including four-time Olympic short track speed skater, Steven Bradbury, and members of the APAL team:

  • Phil Turnbull – CEO
  • Jeremy Griffith – Head of Government Relations and Advocacy
  • Justin Smith – Industry Services and Export Manager
  • Craig Chester – Head of Commercial & Brand Development, Regional Manager S.E.A. & Americas


Full agenda to be announced soon.


Sunday, 29/05/2022, 5pm onwards

Monday, 30/05/2022, 9am – 5pm



Welcome drinks and BBQ

5.00pm – 8.30pm, Beer DeLuxe, Hop Bar, Federation Square, Melbourne CBD.


APAL Industry Forum

9.00am – 5.00pm, Zinc at Federation Square, Cnr Princes Walk &, Russell St Ext, Melbourne CBD


Cost: $105-$255



Apple and Pear Australia Limited


(03) 9329 3511




29 April 2022
30 April 2022
aud105 – aud255
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Federation Square Melbourne CBD
Federation Square, Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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