Australian Meat Business Women Networking Event

Sheep Producers Australia is offering scholarships to women working in the sheep meat supply chain to attend the Australian Meat Business Women Networking Event to be held in Melbourne in April.

The event will be the first of its kind in Australia, bringing together women from across the meat supply chain, including processors, wholesalers, retailers and smallgoods manufacturers, to help future proof the meat industry.

This inaugural event is being run by the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) and Meat Business Women (MBW).

MBW targets women working within the post farm-gate meat supply chain with three key objectives:

  • Develop the image, culture and landscape of the meat industry to make it more attractive to female talent.
  • Nurture new female entrants into the sector through networking, education and mentoring.
  • Skilfully improve networking.

See the Meat Business Women program: https://amic.org.au/mbw/

SPA would love to receive Expressions of Interest:

  • if you work in the sheep meat supply chain
  • if you are able to travel to Melbourne for the event 10:30 – 4pm on Wednesday 3 April
  • if you have a passion for sharing what you learn on the day with others in the sheep industry

SPA will provide:

  • your ticket to attend the Australian Meat Business Women Networking Event
  • introductions to some contacts at the event, including SPA staff
  • further professional development through the SPA Leadersheep Network

SPA ask you to:

Embrace the MBW slogan: Inspire. Network. Grow. This ties in with aims of the Leadersheep Network: Develop. Connect. Contribute.

  • Develop/Grow: Participate fully and gain as much from this event as you can.
  • Connect/Network: Create relationships at the Australian Meat Business Women Networking Event.
  • Contribute/Inspire: Share your experience with the SPA Leadersheep Network through social media posts on the day, writing a blog article within a week of the event and doing a short interview.

Download the MBW EOI form

Sheep Producers Australia is proud to offer this opportunity to build leadership capability for the industry.

EOIs Close: Tuesday, 12 March, 9am. Please submit to [email protected]

Further information: Melissa Neal, Industry Leadership Manager, Sheep Producers Australia, 0437 846 605, [email protected]

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