SOLD OUT! i3net – 2019 Illawarra Industry Showcase

The Illawarra Innovative Industry Network (i3net) is pleased to invite you to register to attend the 8th Illawarra Industry Showcase.

The Showcase is the premier event for industry in the Illawarra and in 2019 will run over 2 days, Thursday 31st October & Friday 1st November in Wollongong.

For visitors, the Showcase is a great opportunity to visit the Illawarra and discover the Industry Capability in the region. For members, the event provides the opportunity to network with the Showcase delegates and key decision-makers.

Join us at the beautiful Novotel Northbeach. Located at 2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong, NSW, 2520.

Program of Events:
1. Delegate Bus Tour
2. Industry Dinner
3. Industry Breakfast.

Announcing Your 2019 Delegates…

Network with the General Manager AME, Maintenance & Engineering.

Australian Industrial Energy (AIE)
Network with key members of the Project Team.

BAE Systems Australia
Network with the Procurement Manager AIC, Hunter Class Frigate Program.

Network with the General Manager Manufacturing Australian Steel Products at BlueScope; the Manager Coke & Iron;  the Manager Steelmaking and the Manager Services & Manufacturing Excellence.

Bylong Coal Project
Network with the Chief Operating Officer.

Cement Australia
Network with Operations Manager, Port Kembla Milling.

Cleanaway ResourceCo
Network with the General Manager & the CEO for Sustainable Fuels.

Energy Australia, Tallawarra Power Station
Network with the Thermal Generation Lead & the Asset Leader- Tallawarra Power Station

NAVANTIA Australia
Network with the AOR Supply Chain Manager.

NSW Ports
Network with the General Manager Planning & Infrastructure.

Network with the South Coast Region Manager.

Transport for NSW
Network with the A/Director Freight Engagement and Strategy

Network with the NSW General Manager Water & the NSW Central Industrial Services Manager.

SLR Consulting, on behalf of Peabody
Network with the Technical Discipline Manager.

+ More Delegates to Be Announced. 

Showcase Dinner

The Dinner features excellent networking opportunities, panel speakers plus an expo.

The evening will be emceed by ABC’s Nick Rheinberger.


Thursday 31st October 2019

6.00pm to 10:30pm


Hear two delegate panel presentations

A whole evening to network with showcase delegates

Visit the in-room showcase expo

Enjoy a delicious dinner with drinks.

Click here to register for the dinner

About your MC

Nick is one of Australia’s most versatile creative people. He’s been in the radio business for over 25 years, and he’s also an award-winning comedy writer and copywriter, as well as a journalist, podcaster, musician and teacher.

 Nick is currently the morning show announcer for ABC Illawarra, a position he has held for the last eleven years. He is also the founder and  co-host of “The Male Room” podcast, and produces comedy for ABC Local Radio and documentaries for Radio National.

 Nick will not only be a great MC and panel facilitator on the night, he will also treat us to the use of sound looping technology to create “soundscapes,” which are always a hit!

Early bird price: $100 members/sponsors and $160 guests + GST.

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Showcase Breakfast
Exclusive Members & Delegates Event

The breakfast features excellent networking opportunities, lightning talks plus an expo.

Friday 1st November 2019

Early bird price:$50 members+GST.

7.30am to 10:30am

Hear from stakeholders and members in a lightning presentation format. Learn more about local industry capability while networking over breakfast with the Showcase Delegates.

Click here to register for the breakfast

i3net would like to thank and acknowledge the event sponsors.


Major sponsors

Wollongong City Council

Advantage Wollongong

Regional NSW.


Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Australian Industrial Energy (AIE).


Are you interested in participating in the expo? Please contact Bianca Perry on the below details.

Event contact: Bianca Perry, Executive Officer, i3net. Phone 0401 030 023 or email

Click here to register for the dinner

Click here to register for the breakfast


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