Media Enquiries

Please direct any media enquiries to:
Erin Hart
T: +61 3 8844 5536
Michael Worthington
T: +61 409 181 034
EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: High-res images available on request. To download a selection of high-resolution PMA Fresh Connections images, please click here.

Media Passes

A limited number of media passes are available for accredited media wishing to attend the PMA Fresh Connections 2014 conference and trade show. The passes are valid on Wednesday 25th June from 9.30am -5pm and Thursday 26th June from 9.00am - 3pm. Tickets for social functions including the Welcome Reception, Gala Dinner, and Tours can be purchased at an additional cost. To request a pass, please email Erin Hart on


Media Releases

29 January 2014: Unprecedented Trans-Tasman collaboration yields first-ever PMA Fresh Connections in New Zealand

Australasian fresh produce Conference and Trade Show to create business-building hub of up to 1000 fresh produce buyers and sellers from around the globe in Auckland this June

Australian Release  |  New Zealand Release  |  Global Release



4 February 2014: PMA Australia-New Zealand & Produce Plus Magazine “Marketer of the Year” Award 2014: nominations open

Nominations are now open for the third annual PMA-Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award, the prestigious accolade for the Australian and New Zealand fresh produce and floral industries.

Global Release



17 March 2014: State-of-the-art technology, premium products to feature in tour of New Zealand's most innovative fresh produce companies 

From state–of-the-art growing and harvesting facilities and premium new products, to cutting-edge technology, research, and equipment, PMA Fresh Connections delegates will experience a diverse and fascinating look at all stages of fresh produce production when the post-conference tour heads to the Pukekohe region south of Auckland following the conference and trade show this June.

New Zealand Release  |  Global Release  
High-res images kindly provided by tour venue Plant & Food Research



14 April 2014: Speakers at June PMA Fresh Connections Will Help Delegates Innovate, Collaborate, Thrive

Delegates attending PMA Fresh Connections 2014 in Auckland on 24-26 June will enjoy a global line-up of speakers, event organisers have announced.From cutting-edge technology, to the trends set to shape the future of the global fresh produce industry; speakers at PMA Fresh Connections will provide delegates with the tools they need to innovate, collaborate, and thrive in 2014 and beyond. .

New Zealand Release  |  Global Release  
13 May 2014: Finalists announced for the PMA - Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award 2014

Three Australian and two New Zealand fresh produce companies have been named among 5 finalists announced for the PMA-Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award 2014.

Global Release

20 May 2014: PMA Fresh Connections Australia & New Zealand offers business value for every business type, job function

Educational sessions will offer real-world value for every member of the fresh produce and floral supply chain, from grower to chief executive, and across all business functions.

Global Release


19 June 2014: Australian and New Zealand Ministers for Agriculture to jointly open next week’s PMA Fresh Connections conference and trade show in Auckland

New Zealand’s Primary Industries Minister Hon. Nathan Guy will welcome delegates when PMA Fresh Connections 2014 opens 24-26 June in Auckland. Minister Guy will appear in person, and will be joined by Australia's Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Barnaby Joyce, via video.

Australian Release  |  Global Release



25 June 2014: Aus & NZ Ministers for Ag jointly open PMA Fresh Connections, emphasise Trans-Tasman collaboration

NZ Minister for Primary Industries Hon. Nathan Guy, and AU Minister for Agriculture Hon. Barnaby Joyce, address record-breaking crowd at official opening of PMA Fresh Connections conference and trade show in Auckland.

Global Release


26 June 2014: PMA-Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award 2014 Winner Announced

OneHarvest’s Marketing Team, led by Andrew Francey, announced as winner of the PMA-Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award 2014.

Global Release

3rd July 2014: Attendees from across the fresh produce supply chain laud successful PMA Fresh Connections 2014

PMA Fresh Connections 2014, the fresh produce industry’s largest conference and trade show in the Australasian region, set attendance records and was widely lauded by attendees, conference organisers from Produce Marketing Association Australia-New Zealand (PMA A-NZ) have announced.

Global Release



Program out now!


From cutting-edge technology, to global trends; this year's speakers will help delegates Innovate, Collaborate, Thrive.

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