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

We offer a range of opportunities for all who wish to partner with our organisation’s projects and events. View our Partnership Prospectus for 2018/19  here.

The Annual Partnership Prospectus Acceptance Form is also available here.

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.

From Paddock to Port Supply Chain Forum

In May 2018, CHDC with partners DAF hosted a tour of the Port of Townsville (POT), Port of Mackay (North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation) (NQBPC) and Gladstone Port Corporation (GPC) facilities for more than 60 exporters, aspiring exporters and value chain members.

The 2018 Paddock to Port Supply Chain Forum being held on 15 November 2018 brings Port Tour contacts, information and learnings back to the Central Highlands: Read More.

Export Ready: International Trade Program

Delivered in partnership with the Export Council of Australia (ECA), the Export Ready: International Trade Program for Central Queensland Agribusiness is an innovative program presented by leading international trade specialists and supported by CHDC. Read more.

Events + Workshops

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

Past Events

Been to one of our events recently?  Click here to find one of our past events.