• 12-13 NOV
    GFIA in Focus Australia | Brisbane Australia
    12-13 NOV
    GFIA in Focus Australia | Brisbane Australia

Controlled Environments & Protected Cropping

GFIA in Focus Australia is hosting two co-located exhibitions – one presenting solutions for controlled environments and protected cropping, and another showcasing solutions from companies specialising in precision agriculture and smart farming.

Entry is free and visitors can move freely between exhibitions and conference theatres with a single visitor badge. Register to attend here.

Controlled environments & protected cropping

Who should attend?

  • Farmers and growers operating any kind of indoor farm including greenhouses, vertical farms, container farms, hydroponic, aeroponic, aquaponic or aquaculture growing systems
  • Policy makers
  • Innovators
  • Researchers and scientists
  • Investors and accelerators
  • Distributors and resellers
  • Students (18+)


FIND products and solutions to help you improve productivity, make efficiencies and save natural resources in the exhibition. LEARN from the experience of other farmers and growers in Australia by attending the conference and partner workshops. MEET with suppliers, partners and other farmers and growers by using the Meeting Request Service.


  • The exhibition:

Find the latest technical solutions and services for: Vertical farms, greenhouses, system integrators, control systems, hydroponic systems, aquaponic systems, aeroponic systems, lighting systems, HVAC equipment, automation, fogging systems, data analytics, sensors, substrates, extrusions, distributors and resellers and much more.

Companies already confirmed to exhibit include: Queensland Farmers Federation | Autocrop/Sonaray | Fresh Supply | Aus Fresh Fodder | Autocrop/Sonaray | Bluelab Corporation Ltd | Ecas4 | Extrusion Technologies/Peter Doyle | Grow Systems Australia & Pacer Profiles | Growcom | Modular Farms | Netpro Group of Companies | Queensland Agriculture Technical Colleges | UBCO | Urban Crop Solutions | Vertical Farm Systems | View the full exhibitor list

Session topics include:

> Can controlled environments and protected cropping feed the world?
> International market penetration for Australian smallholder farmers
> Expert talk: Automation and robotics
> Expert talk: Substrates
> In conversation with: Global growers
> Investment: Deals worth discussing
> Innovation sessions

Including speakers from: KPMG | Modular Farms Australia | Sundrop Farms | Hort Innovation | Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation | OneCrop | Farmer Meets Foodie | Hop the Wall | Quiedan Australia | Rocket Seeder Ltd | Vertical Farming Systems | Urban Crop Solutions | Murdoch University | Austrade | AgThentic | Fresh Supply | Rocket Seeder Ltd | Produce Art | View the full programme

  • Innovations Theatre

The Innovations Theatre will present a series of 10-minute presentations from companies that have recently launched new innovations and products into the market place. See the next big thing here! View the full programme.