WHAT’S NEW

Wagyu Long Lunch

Join us for a delightful fare in The Long Paddock, The Wagyu Long Lunch, where passion for exceptional cuisine meets the perfection of Australian Wagyu beef. This is more than a meal – it’s an exquisite celebration of flavours and a tribute to culinary excellence. Surround yourself with friends, colleagues and industry representatives at this delicious new event on the Beef2024 social calendar and listen to the persuasive voice of Dr Anneline Padayachee as she takes you on a journey of food and nutrition science.

Date: Monday 6th May
Time: 11.30am – 3.00pm
Venue: The Long Paddock
Price: $200 + online booking fee

Tickets include three-course lunch and basic beverage package.

Health – from the ground up breakfast, presented by Woolworths

Join us for a delightful new breakfast event with keynote speaker Prof. John Gilliland, emceed by Greenstock’s Managing Director Anna Speer who will provide some thoughts, provocative and curious, on the topics of circularity, systems thinking, and the interconnectedness that binds us all together, spanning from the diligent farmer and the bountiful land to the discerning consumer and their consumption habits.

This event offers a unique opportunity for all stakeholders within the value chain, emphasising the necessity for long-term vision and unwavering commitment to enact meaningful change.

Don’t miss this chance to nourish both your mind and body as we explore the key ingredients for a sustainable future over a hearty breakfast.

Date: Tuesday 7th May
Time: 7.00am – 9.00am
Venue: The Stadium
Price: $100 + online booking fee

Tickets include plated hot breakfast, tea and coffee.

200 Years of Australian Agriculture, a Celebration by AACo

Honour a world of rich agricultural tradition, unwavering commitment, and deep legacy as AACo hosts a special celebration of Australian beef.

This exceptional new event to the Beef2024 calendar recognises the 200th anniversary of Australian Agricultural Company by paying tribute to an industry that helped build a nation.

From heritage to horizons, we will celebrate the spirit of the Australian beef community, the camaraderie that binds us together and look to the future as we reimagine agriculture, while of course savouring some delicious AACo beef.

Date: Tuesday 7th May
Time: 12.00pm – 3.00pm
Venue: The Long Paddock
Price: $200 + online booking fee

Tickets include two-course lunch and basic beverage package.

Ray White Rural Industry Breakfast

Rise and shine with a delicious breakfast served with a side of market insights and a touch of expertise, but not before a bit of banter from the Betoota Advocate boys Wendell Hussey and Errol Parker, at this new event on the Beef2024 calendar, the Ray White Rural Industry Breakfast.

Known for their razor-sharp wit and knack for bringing a humorous yet insightful take on Australian rural affairs, the Betoota Advocate duo will open the event with their signature banter. Their presence promises an engaging start to the morning, offering a unique perspective that combines entertainment with a deep understanding of the quirks and realities of rural life.

With rural expertise at its core, Ray White Rural understand the unique needs of rural communities and their graziers. Their tailored approach ensures the Australian beef community is supported by professionals who genuinely grasp the nuances of rural property dealings.

Industry guest speakers will also delve into insightful discussions about the agricultural sector, explore property and livestock trends, and educate yourself on market updates that matter so you can make better business decisions while connecting with professionals from across the industry.

Expect laughter, witty commentary, and perhaps a surprising angle on the serious matters discussed, making this breakfast not just informative but also incredibly enjoyable.

Date: Wednesday 8th May
Time: 7.00am – 9.00am
Venue: The Stadium
Price: $100 + online booking fee

Tickets include plated hot breakfast, tea and coffee.

ANZ Tender Steaks and Tough Talks

Indulge in a night of nourishment, both for your body and soul, at the new ANZ Tender Steaks and Tough Talks event, an evening that supports the people behind beef.

Delight in a carefully crafted menu over insightful conversations led by renowned industry & wellbeing experts.

Date: Wednesday 8th May
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: The Long Paddock
Price: $225 + online booking fee

Tickets include three-course dinner and basic beverage package.

The Main Event Dinner, presented by Teys

The Main Event Dinner, presented by Teys promises an evening that will inspire, uplift, and entertain as former Wallabies Captain, Author and Business Leader, John Eales AM takes the stage.

John Eales AM is regarded as one of the greatest rugby players Australia has ever produced but his outstanding qualities extend much further than his exceptional skill on the football field. He is both an inspirational leader and an accomplished businessman. John’s sense of fair play and genial nature made him one of the most respected figures in the game, and an extraordinary ambassador for sport and Australia.

Whether you’re an avid sports enthusiast, an aspiring athlete, or simply someone who appreciates the power of perseverance, The Main Event Dinner, presented by Teys returns to Beef2024, giving you the opportunity to dine with a legend, hear his stories of triumph and resilience, and feast on a delicious three-course dinner amongst friends.

Date: Thursday 9th May
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: The Long Paddock
Price: $225 + online booking fee

Tickets include three-course dinner and basic beverage package.

World Butchers’ Challenge Dinner

The World Butchers’ Challenge is a butchery competition of epic proportions. With butchers from across the globe battling it out for the title of the world’s best, it’s often referred to as the ‘Olympics of Meat’, and you can catch a front row seat for a friendly showdown at Beef2024.

Get ready for a thrilling night as two teams go head-to-head in a pulse-pounding preview of the spectacular event that awaits in France at the upcoming 2025 World Butchers’ Competition, live and onstage as you enjoy a French inspired dinner.

It’s a battle of skill, precision, and camaraderie, showcasing the cutting-edge talents that will soon take the global stage.

Date: Friday 10th May
Time: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
Venue: The Stadium
Price: $225 + online booking fee

Tickets include French inspired dinner and basic drinks package, including bubbles.

M’Eat Street

Step into the vibrant and delicious realm of M’Eat Street, the heart of Beef2024’s food and entertainment precincts. Feast your way through the curated assortment of food trucks and enjoy the well-stocked bar and daily free entertainment program. Think Mexican Monday, Texan Tuesday, Wasabi Wednesday, Bourguignon ‘Thursday-eon’ and Irish Fiddles on Friday, all set against the charming backdrop of picnic tables, shade umbrellas and festoon lights.

M’Eat Street is your ultimate invitation to make Beef2024 a daily destination, a place where you can relish diverse cuisines and dance your way through a world of entertainment.

BBQ Precinct

Follow the smoky goodness filling the air to Beef2024’s dedicated BBQ Precinct, the epitome of beefy indulgence. We’ve rounded up the biggest and best meat smokers and BBQs from around the country to serve you the very best cuts of premium Australian beef, expertly prepared and seasoned to perfection. 

If you’re a self-appointed BBQ, grill, or low-and-slow maestro, a BBQ novice or just love a good slow cooked beef brisket, the BBQ Precinct has your name on it. Don’t forget to bring your appetite!

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