Thursday, 13 June 2024 11:55

Registrations for dairy conference filling up fast

Written by  Staff Reporters
SIDE 2024 event chair Jonathan Hoets with wife Stacey and their children. SIDE 2024 event chair Jonathan Hoets with wife Stacey and their children.

Registrations are quickly filling up for the South Island Dairy Event (SIDE), New Zealand’s largest dairy conference.

The event, established in 1998, provides South Island farmers with a platform to enhance their knowledge and skills crucial to their businesses.

An extra session has been added this year, featuring SIDE Breakfast with Cameron Bagrie, an independent economist. He will offer his expertise on the issues and opportunities facing the dairy sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with Bagrie in an intimate setting, gaining valuable insights and asking questions directly.

Event chair Jonathon Hoets is excited about the upcoming conference.

“This is an invaluable opportunity for our attendees to gain insight into navigating uncertain times within the dairy sector,” said Hoets.

“We are dedicated to empowering individuals within the industry through education and networking opportunities.”

In addition to Breakfast with Cameron Bagrie, SIDE offers a research farm field trip, three high profile keynote speakers, 12 workshops with Q&A sessions, a celebration dinner marking SIDE’s 25th anniversary milestone, and the BrightSIDE programme for dairying future decision makers.

The South Island Dairy Event has been empowering people in the South Island dairy sector for over two decades by providing valuable insights on how to adapt and manage change within their businesses.

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