Our exceptional Partners
Partnering with world leaders in agriculture and agrifood tech innovation.
evokeAG. offers a number of partnership opportunities for Australian and international companies to showcase their innovative offerings at and in the lead up to evokeAG. 2024.
To learn more about partnership opportunities download the Partnership Prospectus.
Platinum Partner - Elders
As rural Australia’s most trusted agribusiness, Elders has played an important role in the agriculture sector for more than 180 years. Elders is committed to a sustainable and prosperous future for rural and regional communities and creating value for all stakeholders in the agricultural supply chain.
Our expansive network across Australia offers links to markets, tailored advice and specialist knowledge across a range of products and services, including farm supplies, agronomy, livestock, wool, grain, finance, insurance and real estate.
Although our clients vary, they have one common goal: to maximise the performance and returns of their farming enterprise. Whether you’re looking for assistance during the launch of your business or are looking to increase the value and size of your established business, Elders has the resources and experience to help you reach your goals.
Host City Partner - Government of Western Australia
Driving innovation and increasing adoption of technology across the agrifood supply chain is a key priority for the Western Australian Government. Through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), the WA Government is committed to attracting investment into WA’s agribusiness, fisheries and food industries. With diverse climatic regions, vast natural resources and shared business-hour time zones – WA is a globally-connected State ideally positioned to support the development of agtech and foodtech initiatives.
DPIRD works to protect the sustainability of natural resources and accelerate ongoing economic growth, job creation and regional development. DPIRD supports primary producers, businesses, investors, and stakeholders to protect and grow WA’s agriculture, fisheries, food, fibre, and forestry industries which represented more than $12.2b of exports in 2021/22. DPIRD works with these industries through:
- Partnerships in research and development programs.
- Operating industry and market development activities.
- Managing biosecurity, stewardship of land and aquatic resources.
- Funding programs that help exporters access global markets.
- Facilitating new and expansion-focussed investment projects.
DPIRD encourages agrifood businesses operating in WA to adopt innovation and technology to improve production, processing, and distribution of products and to adapt to increasing customer demands for sustainability. DPIRD promotes a vibrant ecosystem of start-up businesses developing innovative and technology-based solutions for the industry.
The CBH Group is Australia’s largest co-operative and a leader in the Australian grain industry, with operations extending along the value chain from fertiliser to grain storage, handling, transport, marketing and processing.
As a Western Australian grower-owned co-operative owned by around 3,500 grain growing businesses, our purpose is to sustainably create and return value to WA grain growers – current and future.
We have operations extending along the value chain from fertiliser to grain storage, handling, transport, marketing and processing.
From humble beginnings in 1933, CBH was continuously evolved, innovated and grown. Its storage and handling system is one of the best in the world, receiving and exporting around 90 per cent of the Western Australian harvest to over 30 countries worldwide.
Carbon Sync is a Western Australian agricultural education and extension service, specialising in soil carbon farming. We provide a full-service “boots on the ground” project development service and are focused on farmers’ agricultural profitability and legacy.
Our experienced team provides education and advice in all aspects of agricultural decarbonisation, including soil carbon farming, on-farm emissions measurement and monitoring, offsetting, insetting, and biodiversity and nature repair market access. Carbon Sync’s approach ensures farmers have access to the latest science and methods, as well as market knowledge to enable access and brand premiums for their low-carbon and carbon-neutral commodities.
We build our projects on the basis that drawing down carbon from the atmosphere and sequestering it in the soil is the gateway to increasing the fertility, productivity and profitability of agricultural land. We believe in restoring the land as well as the communities which it supports.
CommBank has been supporting the Australian Ag industry for over 100 years and have representation of local Agribusiness bankers located right across Australia. In addition to our general banking products and services in lending, working capital and transactional needs, we also have Agri-specific sustainable finance solutions, to help unlock profitability and build resilience. These include Australia’s first sustainability linked loan for Agriculture and our Agri Green Loan. Find out how CommBank can support your business today commbank.com.au/agri
Craig Mostyn Group
Craig Mostyn Group is one of Australia’s oldest, largest, and most trusted family-owned food and agricultural businesses.
With a history tracing back to 1923, Craig Mostyn Group has established itself as the trusted source, consistently delivering high quality produce to local and international markets.
The company operations span across some of Australia's most renowned agricultural brands, including Linley Valley Pork and Amelia Park, solidifying its position at the forefront of the industry.
Founded by Robert Mostyn and George Craig, the company’s origins are in trading tallow which is still an integral part of the business today.
This legacy has played a pivotal role in shaping Craig Mostyn Group into an innovative and dynamic company, constantly pushing the boundaries in emerging business sectors and new product prospects.
Craig Mostyn Group has transformed into a global agricultural powerhouse, managing all aspects of pork, lamb, and beef production.
Business Events Perth
Funded by the Western Australian Government through Tourism Western Australia, the City of Perth and our member partners across the State, Business Events Perth has been securing high value conferences and incentive groups for Western Australia for 50 years.
Our charter is to market, in conjunction with local organisations, Western Australia nationally and internationally as a destination for conventions, exhibitions and incentive travel groups. We want you to hold your conference in WA and we can help you do so.
Business Events Perth’s bank of in-house expertise and industry knowledge ensures that a meeting, incentive or exhibition planner will have access to current market intelligence, local support and assistance to help bring an event to Western Australia. We know what our great State has to offer and we know what you need to stage a successful event. So, let us help you make your next conference the huge success you want it to be.
The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)
The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian cotton industry. A partnership between cotton growers and the Commonwealth Government, CRDC exists to grow the sustainable future of cotton through innovation with impact. We deliver world-class RD&E outcomes, governed by our five-year strategic plan: Clever Cotton.
Clever Cotton sets out CRDC’s vision for a sophisticated, prosperous and sustainable Australian cotton industry that is strongly connected to its value chain. Through Clever Cotton, we aim to invest $125 million into cotton RD&E, delivering $1 billion in value back to Australia’s cotton industry.
Achieving this ambitious plan requires close collaboration with the agri-innovation community, which is why we’re proud to partner with AgriFutures for evokeAG 2024.
The Lucas Group
For over three decades, The Lucas Group has been recruiting the right people for the right positions.
We're Australia's premier agri-industry recruitment firm. Providing human resource consulting services, executive search, and agribusiness recruitment across the industry.
Our thorough search methods have no parallel. We combine a robust digital advertising campaign with direct contact, so you can be sure we've turned over every rock looking for your perfect fit.
The Lucas Group team comes from regional backgrounds, with many of us spending our weekends on farm. We live agriculture, so we understand agriculture.
Recruiting for agribusinesses takes more than just sitting in an office. This is why we're out and about at major industry events throughout the year, adding to our 100,000+ network of qualified candidates and keeping up with industry news.
We're here to help your agribusiness if it involves your people, you need our people.
RSM Australia is your trusted partner for audit, tax and consulting services. We empower rural businesses to reach their goals and face the future with confidence.
For over a century, we've stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Australian businesses, working together across the nation. Our focus on your needs drives us to truly understand your goals, to help you make confident decisions about your future.
With 32 locations across Australia and a global network, we're perfectly positioned to support your growth, no matter where you're located. We combine local knowledge and personal service with national resources to deliver superior results.
RSM Australia delivers comprehensive business solutions designed with rural success in mind. Our specialized offerings encompass:
- ESG and sustainable farming solutions
- Support for maximizing R&D tax incentives
- Facilitation of grants and funding access
- Technology guidance tailored to your needs
- Expertise in mergers, acquisitions, and securing capital
- Ensuring robust risk management and governance
University of Sydney
The Sydney Institute of Agriculture brings together research from across the University of Sydney and contributes valuable knowledge to the agriculture and food sector.
The University of Sydney has been a leading contributor to Australian agricultural knowledge for more than a century. The Sydney Institute of Agriculture is at the forefront of research and outreach for agricultural innovation, business and policy. Our contribution remains vital and what we offer is highly valued by our industry stakeholders, making us a leading participant in transforming Australian agriculture. We are playing a leading role in the design, creation and integration of components required for the ‘new agriculture’: a high-tech, ecosystem-aware, value-added and consumer connected food production framework with benefits for consumers, producers and the environment.
Our research staff are industry leaders influencing policy locally and internationally. They are finding solutions to the biggest challenges our planet faces, from sustainable food production for an increasing population, to environmental management issues.
AuctionsPlus, an industry pioneer, has transformed the Australian agricultural business landscape in its remarkable 36-year journey – from a mere concept and a fax machine to an online destination that has become an integral part of Australian agricultural.
The distinctive call of an auctioneer resounds across the online realm, with the unmistakable A+ bid, signifying that the AuctionsPlus marketplace is in full "play."
In today's landscape, AuctionsPlus transcends being a mere livestock marketplace. We bolster the industry with cutting-edge news and invaluable insights while offering Australia's largest and most trusted agricultural platform. Our online network has become the cornerstone of the industry, connecting and empowering agricultural professionals nationwide.
AuctionsPlus is a destination where the heartbeat of Australian agriculture pulses with innovation and opportunity, delivering our users with an 'Exceptional Edge'."
Clean Energy Finance Corporation
The CEFC is an experienced specialist investor with a deep sense of purpose: we’re Australia’s ‘green bank’, investing in our transition to net zero emissions by 2050. With access to more than $30 billion from the Australian Government, we’re backing economy-wide decarbonisation, from renewable energy and natural capital to energy efficiency, alternative fuels and low carbon materials. In parallel, we’re focused on transforming our energy grid, backing sustainable housing and supporting the growth of our climate tech innovators. We collaborate with co-investors, industry and government, recognising the urgency of the decarbonisation task. We also invest with commercial rigour, aiming to deliver a positive return across our portfolio.