Central Highlands Development Corporation hosts a diverse range of exciting educational, innovation and investment attraction events throughout the region. Held across the calendar year, these events build our community by:

  • providing networking opportunities for local business, community and industry
  • assisting in building innovation and capacity among all sectors
  • enhancing skills and knowledge
  • highlighting important information surrounding topical local issues, and
  • celebrating significant occasions

Got a great idea for an event that would benefit our community? CHDC actively welcomes partnership on events and is happy to promote relevant business event opportunities to our local audience through a range of channels.  Contact us to discuss further.

Find out more about current and future events hosted by CHDC by clicking on the headings below.  You can find a full event calendar for the region on the Central Highlands Tourism webpage, or by clicking here.

Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards

Join us to celebrate the best in local business at the Central Highlands Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday 28 October. Read More »


Australia’s best minds in innovation, technology and agriculture will meet in Emerald on Wednesday 8 November for AgTeCH17. Read More »

Investing In Our Future Conference

Coming in October 2018, check back here regularly for more information on our diverse investment & opportunity focussed conference covering the Central Highlands region. Read More »

Events + Workshops

CHDC organise a range of shorter seminars, events, and workshops throughout the year. Read More »

Central Highlands Events Calendar

Full list of regional events »