Food, Agribusiness & Logistics - Speed Networking for Jobs

From paddock to plate, from intern to innovator

Partnering with RDA, FIAL and Deloitte Parramatta | Location: Deloitte Parramatta | Monday 11 September 2017, 12.30pm - 3.00pm


Do you want to develop skills and work in an innovative food-tech, agribusiness or supply-chain company or startup?

Are you interested in career opportunities with leading NSW food-tech, agri or supply-chain businesses?

**Do you have skills in IT, programming, engineering, marketing, accounting, operations, food technology, logistics, industrial design, business and finance

Are you a university undergraduate, recent graduate, masters or PhD student?

Register your interest below by MIDNIGHT Friday 1 September.

This is a great way to meet companies seeking to build their capabilities using student talent.


This event offers you the chance to meet company leaders and find part-time roles and/or internships through speed-networking.

A unique opportunity for students to meet industry leaders seeking to build the talent pipeline.

You will also get to meet and networking with some great mentors listed below including a Pitchdoctor who will run you through your own personal pitches and help you perfect them.


  • Students studying IT, programming, engineering, marketing, accounting, project management, administration, operations, food technology, supply chain, transport & logistics, industrial design, business and finance
  • Sydney and Greater Sydney based food-tech and grocery companies, food innovation, agri-business, food-production and supply-chain startups, innovative companies and government agencies


  • Arrive at 12.30 to start by 1pm
  • Welcome and introduction by VIPs
  • Senior leaders each provide a brief (30 second pitch) overview of their company.
  • Overview of how the speed dating works.
  • Students meet business leaders they want to work with in consecutive 6 minute sessions
  • Students should expect between 5-8 speed dates within 90 minutes.
  • Students are offered individual sessions with a mentor and a coach
  • Refreshments provided


Please note that we will try to accommodate everyone, but we may need to shortlist students who are the best match with the skills that businesses need. You can increase your chances considerably by completing a full profile which showcases your talents to your best advantage. We will confirm your spot with an offer one week before the event.


This is free event, with refreshments provided.

This event is hosted by:

Food Innovation Event Sponsors

Register as:

Student or Employer


Are you a food-tech, agribusiness or supply chain/logistics company looking to innovate and grow your business?

Are you interested in meeting university or TAFE student talents with the latest skills as part of your talent pipeline?

Then join us for a fun and productive 2-hour session of speed networking at Deloitte's Parramatta CBD venue.

This is your opportunity to meet a large range of students that may suit your business needs at a single event.

Students are interested in part-time, casual, internship or project-based based work and graduate roles.

Then you should attend this event

If you have a role and are thinking of getting a student on to help your business, please by contact us by Friday 8 September.

Register here

Check out video coverage of one of our speed dating events:

Ribit on ABC News


The Protein Bread Company Pty Ltd
The Low Carb Living Group
Monster Health Food Co
Delta Agribusiness
Harvest Trails and Markets
Australian Food & Grocery Council
Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd
Lively Linseed Products
The Cartel
Provyda Pty limited
Food Lever Pty Ltd
MLA Donor Company