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Central Coast Industry Festival 6th & 7th March

By 28/02/2024February 29th, 2024No Comments

Now is the time to register online as a Visitor to the 2024 Central Coast Industry Festival.

This will be the largest event held specifically for the manufacturing sector on the Central Coast in 2024. It will feature around 60 of the region’s most innovative and successful manufacturers, food producers and sector service providers.

Global household names such as Mars and Sanitarium will exhibit alongside some of our region’s very best manufacturing businesses, including Baltimore Aircoil, Trendpac, EastCoast Beverages, Signarama, 4iD Solutions, Bioaction and more. A full list of exhibitors can be found HERE.

From Collaboration Comes Innovation – Connect to Grow

The aim of the Central Coast Industry Festival is to “Connect to Grow” by:

  • Strengthening local networks
  • Nurturing relationships and connectedness
  • Promoting and facilitating collaboration
  • Supporting capability building.

Visitors will have the opportunity to explore world class innovations and technologies that have been developed within the Central Coast and adjacent regions. Manufacturers and service providers will be able to connect with other leading businesses to explore potential partnerships and collaborations to assist in solving business problems, increasing efficiencies, strengthening supply chains and creating new avenues for growth.

Expert Speaker Sessions

On each day of the Expo, a series of speaker sessions will be held covering a range of topics such as:

  • Future opportunities and challenges in the food and beverage industry
  • Reaching new consumers via food and beverage distributors
  • Improving your chances of being successful on Amazon
  • NSW Government and Defence procurement opportunities
  • Transforming industries through sensor solutions
  • How to make your business thrive in the era of sustainability and ESG
  • Pit falls of implementing Lean.

See the full list of speakers and topics  HERE

Key Expo Activities & Displays

Other exciting features of the 2024 Central Coast Industry Festival include:

  • A dedicated display room for Circular Economy initiatives showcasing leading manufacturers in the sustainability space such as Star Scientific, iQRenew, Arc Ento Tech, 4 Seasons Insulation, Hydrogen at Home and Mil-Tek.
  • A one-stop-shop for Government Agencies providing on-site advice and assistance through Investment NSW, Services NSW and Regional NSW
  • A program of local student visitations to learn about diverse career pathways in manufacturing and food production.

Visiting the Central Coast Industry Festival

The inaugural Festival attracted over 800 visitors including business leaders, suppliers, buyers, distributors, service providers, students and the general public over three days. This year we are expecting a higher attendance with representation from other clusters and business groups across Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter regions.

Admission to the 2024 Central Coast Industry Festival is free. Simply register at  HERE or at the door on the day.

Event Details

Dates: Wednesday 6th

Time:  10.00am to 6.00 pm

Speaker sessions: 11.00am to 4.00 pm

Thursday 7th March 2024

Times: 10am to 4pm

Speaker sessions: 10.00am to 1.30 pm

Location: Mingara Recreation Club

Central Coast Industry Festival is brought to you by Central Coast Industry Connect with the generous support of our Major Sponsor – Investment NSW, Silver Sponsor – Dyson Logistics, Infrabuild and Media Sponsor – Central Coast Business Review.

For further information, please visit or email Amy Scurr-Smith at

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