The International Networking project has been developed to ensure that the Australian Vegetable Industry remains competitive on a global scale, by enabling industry leaders to represent the Australian vegetable sector at international events. In doing so, this establishes and maintains connections with relevant industry players from around the globe. International networking is also imperative for the future of the Australian Vegetable Industry as it allows for key members of the industry to gain valuable industry knowledge and be privy to new innovations that can be relayed back to Australian growers through various methods of dissemination. Previous International networking tours have allowed members of the Australian horticulture industry to increase their relationships and contacts overseas. The second year of this International Networking project also provided, for industry leaders, an insight into how other global industries do business and how to showcase Australia in the most rewarding way. For the final year of this three year project, delegations were sent to India, Europe and China. The first of these educational tours was attended by Vegetable IAC representatives Peter Ward and Denise Ellement. Mr Ward and Ms Ellement travelled to India to participate in the Research and Development (R & D) Workshop: Identification of key research priorities facilitated by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research and Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL). The key objective of this workshop was to identify areas for potential partnership research and discuss collaboration towards mutual priorities. In 2014 the Australian Vegetable Industry was represented by Mr Richard Mulcahy, AUSVEG CEO and Mr John Brent, Grower and AUSVEG Board Member. The AUSVEG CEO also joined with Mr John Lloyd and Mr Selwyn Snell during meetings with many horticulture industry researchers and suppliers as well as government officials. These meetings were sought by the Australian Horticu