International Blueberry Summit

ibo_logoThe International Blueberry Organisation (IBO) will be hold its fifth annual event at the Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia,  from 7-9 September 2015. The seminar will bring together representatives from the world’s top producing countries with the objective of sharing information and analysis on the current state of the industry.

The IBO is a global organisation that brings together leaders from around the blueberry world in all segments of the industry, to learn, to share, to increase understanding, and purvey information, to address mutual challenges and coordinate potential solutions and to explore opportunities.  Ultimately the organisation exists to advance the health and sustainability of the blueberry industry.

Coffs Harbour is the home to the world famous ‘Big Banana’, being one of the first ‘Big Things’ in Australia. The city also boasts three major shopping centres as well as numerous beaches closely located to the CBD. According to the CSIRO, Coffs Harbour has the most liveable climate in Australia, and it is nestled between a high mountain backdrop and dozens of “unspoiled” beaches. Coffs Harbour’s economy is based mainly on farming (of bananas), tourism, and manufacturing.

Novotel Pacific Bay Resort is a globally managed resort of the Accor Company, located at Charlesworth Bay Beach, 3kms north of Coffs Harbour. The resort offers luxurious and flexible facilities including various types of accommodation, Bayside Spa Centre, Kids Club, golf course, tennis courts, restaurant and bar and pool and fitness facilities, direct beach access and equipment hire. The resort is renowned for its new Pacific Conference Centre which is recognised as one of the most attractive and workable conference and incentive venues in Australia. The venue is approximately 15 minutes by car from the airport.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the IBO Summit 2015, contact Jayne Hindle by emailing or phoning +61 2 6650 9800.

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Posted 7 April 2015