The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is a two day conference for farmers, led by farmers

Established in 1998, we provide a forum for those involved in the South Island dairy industry to evaluate and apply knowledge, skills and technology to their business. 

SIDE has grown to become New Zealand’s premier dairy conference and the largest event of its type in the country. 

SIDE 2023

28-29 June at the ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill

SIDE 2023 has lined up industry experts to deliver keynote addresses, networking sessions and practical workshops.

Registrations Open on

Friday 31st March 2023

BrightSIDE Logo

Wednesday 28th June 2023

ILT Stadium Southland
9:00am - 5.00pm


BrightSIDE is all about inspiring, encouraging and uplifting those starting out in dairying to show them the positive side and the opportunities that a dairying career can provide. It will give attendees the drive and confidence in themselves to progress.

If this sounds like you, then BrightSIDE is the event to attend!