Following the recent launch of Elder’s new specialist agricultural consulting business, Thomas Elders Consulting, and a leading R&D division, Thomas Elder Institute, the partnership is an ideal fit.
“We’re thrilled to be supporting this cutting-edge event that will bring the world and Australia’s brightest agriculture and technology minds together,” said Managing Director for Elders, Mark Allison.
“We are in an exciting growth period as a business so it’s important for us to support initiatives that will nurture our industry and help to move Australian agriculture into the future.”
In February 2019 AgriFutures Australia will host evokeAG in Melbourne, an unprecedented, large scale event that will herald the first event of its kind in Australia and provide a common platform for the food and agriculture sector to exchange information and share best practices on how technology can and will shape the future. evokeAG will position Australia’s, New Zealand’s and the Asia Pacific’s agrifood tech industries on the global stage and involve experts and delegates from around the world.
AgriFutures Australia Managing Director, John Harvey praised the willingness of Elders to take the lead in partnering with the unique event.
“Elders is a truly iconic and respected brand in rural and regional Australia, with a long history of supporting farming families for 179 years. Along with this impressive legacy, Elders has a modern and future-driven focus, investing in innovations and technology to positively impact Australian agriculture and productivity, which makes them the perfect partner for our event,” said Mr Harvey.