6-8 August, 2025
RACV Royal Pines Resort
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6-8 August 2025

RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast

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About Congress 2025

Welcome to the Australia Banana Industry Congress! Held biannually, Congress offers a unique opportunity for all those involved in growing and supplying the nation’s most beloved fruit to to come together, network, and exchange ideas. It serves as a vital platform for staying on top of the latest advancements in technology, innovation, and essential research and development shaping the industry.

Join us at Congress to connect with peers, gain insights into cutting-edge technology, and delve into the forefront of research and development. It’s where the industry converges to foster collaboration, drive innovation, and shape its future.


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Congress venue

This years Congress will be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort, in the heart of Queensland’s Gold Coast, midway between the beaches of Surfers Paradise and the rainforests of the hinterland. Only an hour from Brisbane Airport and just 25 minutes from Gold Coast Airport, the resort can cater for the largest of events.

Congress program

We know there are many things people know and love about Congress. The Gala Ball and Awards of Honour will return, and our much-loved Banana Women’s Luncheon will also be part of the program. Building on the success of previous years, the Science Symposium will be held the day prior to Congress. This is a huge drawcard for researchers, as well as science-minded growers and industry stakeholders.

Partnership & Exhibition

Banana Congress is a way for you to throw your support behind the industry we’re all so passionate about. It’s a tangible way of backing growers and showing that you see a bright future for Australia’s favourite fruit. Partnership and exhibition opportunities are now open.


Registration for the Australian Banana Industry Congress 2023 is now available!

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Support the congress by becoming a partner. Partnership & Exhibition Prospectus now available.

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About the Congress

The Australian banana industry’s premier event is coming to Cairns in 2023.

A chance for all those involved in producing the nation’s favourite fruit to network, share ideas and hear first-hand about cutting edge technology and R&D.

Held every two years, Congress is a unique chance for all those involved in producing the nation’s most-loved fruit to network, share ideas and be brought up-to-date with latest cutting edge technology, innovation and essential research and developments affecting industry.

Congress is back on the coast!
See you at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast for ABIC 2025
Register now