Audience Overview

Exhibiting at thinkfood provides your company with the opportunity to showcase your brands, products and services to key decision-makers within Australia’s food and beverage manufacturing industry.

thinkfood Live is aimed at industry professionals with real buying power and specialist knowledge. They come to meet trusted suppliers and explore new ingredients and ideas to keep their products at the forefront of this competitive market.

thinkfood visitors cover the breadth of new product development, from creatives looking for the latest in packaging design to technical buyers on the lookout to streamline their production process.

Who you will meet on the show floor

NPD & Product Managers

Technical Buyers & Purchasing Managers

Research & Development Professionals

Brand Managers

Marketing Managers

Operations Managers

Where they come from

Food Manufacturing & Production

Food and beverage production is Australia's largest manufacturing sector, from large FMCG companies to smaller brands meeting the demand for niche items. This sector is highly dynamic and looking for the latest food innovations to meet the needs of today's consumers seeking diverse and quality foods.


Today's retailers are looking to increase the basket value of their shoppers, with many of Australia's biggest retailers now offering home brand products that match the quality of branded versions. These retailers are looking for quality ingredients for good value to drive margin in this competitive sector.

Foodservice & Hospitality

A sector which has seen steady growth as the 'foodie' culture continues to grow in Australia. New businesses pop up in Australian cities each week, an increase in consumer demand has seen business owners creating and sourcing their own products to drive consumer interest and industry reputation.

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