Gold Coast announced as location for BerryQuest International

Date: 30th November 2021

Sea World Resort and Conference Centre to host BQI22 from July 25-28, 2022

BerryQuest International 2022, the largest conference and trade exhibition for the Australian berry industry, will be held on Queensland’s stunning Gold Coast from July 25 to 28, 2022.

Berries Australia Chair, Peter McPherson said hundreds of local and international berry growers and industry experts will converge on the Gold Coast for what promises to be an exciting three days.

“BerryQuest International 2022 will be an opportunity for our berry community to come together to support one another and to share recent learnings, as well as showcase the latest innovations including growing techniques, research, packaging, export development, biosecurity, labour and marketing,” Mr McPherson said.

With plenty of networking events, as well as easy access to the world-famous Gold Coast attractions, including Sea World and some of Australia’s best beaches, BerryQuest International 2022 is also an opportunity for delegates and their families to come together, socialise and relax.

Australia leads the world in the growing of berries, with production comprising of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. The industry has a combined annual value of more than $1 billion, with over 700 berry growers producing world class fruit which is enjoyed by Australians and many other consumers around the world.

Tickets to BerryQuest International 2022 are on sale Wednesday, December 1 at with a range of ticket options available including full-conference, single-day and farm tour packages. An earlybird discount for full-conference packages will be available from December 1 to February 28, with the first 200 delegates receiving a free breakfast and tour of Sea World’s Shark Bay.

Further information, including program, ticket prices and Sea World Resort accommodation packages, can be found at

Media Contact:  Rachel Mackenzie

Phone:  +61 408 796 199


Event Contact:  Dani Westport –  BerryQuest International 2022 Event Coordinator

Phone:  +61 431 293 583


For further comment please contact Rachel Mackenzie

Berries Australia is a joint venture between the Australian Blueberry Growers Association, the Raspberry & Blackberry Association and Strawberries Australia Inc.