The World Gourmet Symposium

Introducing The World Gourmet Symposium, a global platform to discuss, promote and celebrate the food, drink and hospitality industry.

Led by chefs, creatives, sommeliers, food activists, business owners, and brands, the World Gourmet Symposium proudly presents thought leadership in food, drink and hospitality.

As part of the Western Australia Gourmet Escape program, the industry conference facilitates conversations amongst industry leaders who have a desire and influence to make positive change.

This intimate ‘by industry-for industry’ event has its sights set on ensuring that we strengthen, grow, and innovate by coming together to share and collaborate.

Great things happen when passionate and bright people come together. Even better with food and wine.

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September

Like cherry blossom season in Japan, the Roku Gin Sakura Pop-Up Bar is here for a limited time this spring, popping up over 12 nights this September and October in a new location in Surry Hills. Enter a world of beautiful cherry blossoms and enjoy a menu of six specially-created Roku Gin cocktails.

October

Welcome to the 2019 National Olive Conference and Trade Exhibition website. It’s the home of Australia’s premier face-to-face information exchange and networking event for the Australian olive industry. This year’s conference will be held at the Albury Entertainment Centre in Albury, NSW on Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October. An optional day of workshops and field tours will be held on Saturday 19 October.

November

The second ChemLinked Food Regulatory Conference – Oceania 2019 (CLFRC 2019) is characterised by insightful commentary and discussion on China and Southeast Asia’s latest regulatory developments in addition to the opportunity to interact with regulatory authorities and network with like-minded professionals.

Gin connoisseurs rejoice - from 21 – 24 November Gin Palooza returns to Sydney’s majestic Paddington Town Hall for a four day celebration of the wonderful world of gin.

The Cake Bake & Sweets Show will return to Melbourne this November, giving those in attendance the chance to experience the country's sweetest event devoted to the world of baking, cake decorating and all things sweet and delicious.