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AUSTimber2020 announced and event co-ordinator wanted

AUSTimber is held every four years and is the largest forest industry event in the southern hemisphere. AUSTimber2020 is to be held in Gippsland, Victoria, as it was in 2016 and AUSTimber Events Pty Ltd is responsible for running the event and is a company owned by the Australian Forest Contractors Association (AFCA). Source: Timberbiz

AUSTimber2016 attracted more than 80 exhibitors with over 7000 people visiting the event over a week of activities generating more than $60 million in free publicity alone. AUSTimber attracts comprehensive coverage across television, radio, print, online and social media, reaching regional, state, national and international audiences.

In 2020 AUSTimber will deliver activities over the course of 6 days and will include field trips and site visits as well as over two days of Exhibition & Demonstration field days at the HVP Flynn site, just outside Traralgon in Gippsland, Victoria.

AUSTimber is looking to grow and diversify the number of exhibitors from 80 to over 110. AUSTimber2020 will run from Monday 30 March–Saturday 4 April 2020.

To help manage the event AFCA is looking to hire an event co-ordinator to take ownership and manage all aspects of AUSTimber2020. This will include management of related events in the lead up.

The job includes the planning, marketing and stakeholder management as well as budget responsibility. The successful applicant will be required to commence no later than 19 January 2018.

For more information contact: Stacey Gardiner, AFCA General Manager call 0419 328 093 or email [email protected]