2019 AIP National Technical Forum

The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to advise that the biennial National Technical Forum is moving alongside the annual Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards for Australia and New Zealand. Having served the industry for over two decades the AIP National Technical Forum brings together packaging technologists, designers, sales and marketing people from all industries to better understand the technical side of packaging design.

The 2019 AIP National Technical Forum will be designed to focus on showcasing best-practice and award-winning Save Food & Sustainable Packaging Designs and Innovative packaging across Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Domestic Household. This educational event will allow attendees the opportunity to be inspired by what other companies are already developing in key industries and markets. Walk away with new ideas and inspiration for your next packaging project.

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Whether you’re looking for a spot to grab a quick sip in the sun with the family or settle in for a big session with your mates, Summertime Social is the perfect place to hang this summer.

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Expect a riot at Canberra’s original game-changing dining space, as GOMA chef Matt Blackwell rolls into town for this one-night-only Good Food Month presented by Citi dining event at Monster Kitchen and Bar.

Tikaram joins Good Food Month to share a culture-clashing menu with Canberra at a special two-night event (Friday 13 March and Saturday 14 March) at the award-winning Malaysian-inspired Lanterne Rooms. Tikaram, a former Good Food Guide Young Chef of the Year winner, earned early recognition during stints at Sydney kitchens Bentley and Tetsuya’s, then as head chef of the now-closed but much-loved Longrain.

Guided by award-winning chef Ben Willis, this year’s round of young chefs will be serving up a feast you won’t forget. The full line up of talented young chefs will be announced soon. With four courses including wine and beer, this is a rare chance to meet the chefs before they gain their inevitable hats.

If the future is female, Alanna Sapwell is leading the way for chefs in Australia, and this is your chance to see her in action.

The 13th Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival is set to grow even further in 2020, adding a new street venue to cater for the Festival’s record popularity. The Festival, which will be held on Saturday 21st March between 11am – 6pm, will now be staged in Batman Street and Gooreen Street (adjacent to Mercure Canberra) to showcase an even wider range of premium craft beer and cider exhibitors.