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Social Events

There is an action-packed program of social and networking events lined up for this year’s conference, all located conveniently within the grounds of beautiful Royal Pines Resort. It’s going to be fun!

Welcome cocktail reception & pool party

Presented by Marquis Macadamias
Monday 7th November 2022, 6-8pm
Poolside at Royal Pines Resort

What’s not to love about a poolside welcome cocktail reception under the stars?! Grab yourself a cool beverage and some delicious canapes and ease into the swing of things as we celebrate the opening of AusMac2022! This is a fantastic networking event providing a wonderful opportunity to catch up with other delegates. Open to Super Saver ticket holders and Gold Trade Show (Exhibitor) pass holders.

Individual tickets can be purchased via the event website.



Women in Macadamias Luncheon

Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions

Tuesday 8th November 2022, 12.30-2pm
Royal Pines Resort

The inaugural Women in Macadamias Luncheon will recognise and support women in our industry and support those aspiring to leadership roles. Our special guest speakers will be a selection of inspiring women from all facets of the Australian macadamia industry. What a great opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues over an informal outdoor lunch.

Open to all Super Saver and Wednesday ticket holders.


Happy hour

Presented by Formatt Machinery
Tuesday 8th November 2022, 5.30-6.30pm
Royal Pines Resort

Enjoy cool beverages (wine/beer/soft drink) and a mouth-watering selection of flavoured macadamias at the end of the conference sessions on Wednesday. Another chance to catch up with old friends and new! It's also the perfect time to take a wander through the magnificent macadamia machinery expo.

Happy hour is open to all Super Saver registrations, Wednesday registrations and exhibitors.


Rise and dine! Celebrity chef breakfast

Presented by BASF Australia Ltd
Wednesday 9th November 2022, 7-8.30am
Royal Pines Resort

It’s the perfect start to the day and one of the most popular events at every conference! Right before your eyes, our celebrated chef Colin Fassnidge (of Four in Hand, 4Fourteen, Banksia and MKR fame) will create a marvellous 2-course sweet and savoury macadamia breakfast featuring our native nut in a variety of new and innovative ways. All the cooking action will be captured on the big screens while Colin talks to us about his dish, life in the culinary world and a whole lot more. The best part is you get to feast on the creations, so of course we’re already salivating at the thought! The breakfast is open to all Super Saver ticket holders. It is not included in the day registration categories or exhibitor passes. Individual tickets can be purchased via the event website.


Gala dinner

Presented by Stahmann Webster
Wednesday 9th November 2022, 6.30-11.00pm
Royal Pines Resort

Guys and gals, get your dancing shoes on! The theme for the AusMac2022 gala dinner is ‘Rockabilly’ and guests will enjoy a night of classic 1950s-style rock and roll and entertainment. The dinner is the social highlight of AusMac and will be held in the stunning Royal Pines ball room. Includes a delicious 3-course meal featuring the finest locally sourced produce, beer, wine & soft drinks. The gala dinner is included in the price of Super Saver registrations. It is not included in the day registration categories or exhibitor passes. Be quick though, as tickets to this event sell out fast!