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NEW: One Day Registration

Day registrations are now available for those that do not have the time to attend the full conference. When registering, delegates will be able to choose which day they wish to register for and select which of the workshops on that day, that they wish to attend. A single day costs $195 incl GST and…

Message from the Chair of SIDE 2016 – Rob Wilson

We are extremely proud to be hosting SIDE 2016, it is shaping up as yet another fantastic event. We are just concluding a couple of the most challenging seasons the dairy industry has experienced for some time, so we are all looking hard at our businesses and thinking how to best configure them to cope…

A Message from the Event Committee Chair for SIDE 2016 – Heidi Williams

So, another season is flying by and I really won’t need to state the obvious about what sort of season it has been, and continues to be. SIDE provides an opportunity for farmers and agri-professionals to get together to learn new ideas, share information, be inspired, enjoy a change of scenery and most importantly realise…

Message from the Chair of SIDE 2015 – Rob Wilson

We are extremely proud, as an organisation, to be hosting “UPSIDE 2015” it is shaping up as yet another fantastic event. As we have just concluded one of the most challenging seasons in recent memory in the dairy industry and are looking forward with a degree of uncertainty and apprehension “UPSIDE” is what we need…

SIDE smartphone app launched

The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) has launched a free smartphone app to enhance this year’s conference experience. SIDE, which takes place in Invercargill June 23-25, is the South Island’s premier dairy conference run by farmers, for farmers. SIDE event committee chair Paul Marshall says this year, the introduction of the free smartphone app will…

SIDE 2014 – riding the wave

Dairying is all about peaks and troughs, and while the industry’s record pay-outs means it is riding the wave at present, industry stalwarts know that is unlikely to last. This is why South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) Organising Committee Chair Paul Marshall believes farmers should focus on building a resilient enterprise that can weather the…

Message from the Chair of SIDE 2014 – Corrigan Sowman

We are excited to be hosting SIDE in Southland again this year. It has been four years since we last held SIDE in Invercargill due to the snow damage to Stadium Southland. Typical of this great region, the community has rallied and rebuilt an outstanding facility. It will be wonderful to showcase this new venue…