SIDE 2023

SIDE 2023 – we are working on a line up of industry experts to deliver keynote addresses, networking sessions and practical workshops.


SIDE 2023 is being held at the ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill


Tuesday 27 June 4.30-7pm
Pre-registration at the Brydone Hotel – drinks and nibbles in the Trade Hall
Day 1: Wednesday 28 June
Details to be confirmed
SIDE Dinner
Venue: TBC
Day 2: Thursday 29 June
Details to be confirmed


We are working on a selection of new and relevant workshops and presenters for 2023.

More details to come!


  Earlybird Full Registration
Full registration for farmers with a valid supply number $500 $600
Full registration for rural professionals $700  
Individual day registration $350 per day farmers / $450 per day rural professionals  
BrightSIDE – Weds 10am to 4.30pm $100  
SIDE Dinner $TBC  

All costs quoted are GST exclusive. Payment is available by Visa or Mastercard or will be invoiced with payment due within 3 days. Full registration includes entrance to all SIDE sessions, morning/afternoon teas, lunches and the Wednesday evening drinks and nibbles.

Oamaru has a range of hotel, motel and guest house accommodation available.

Try the Old School Enfield for luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation

The Mariner Suites for centrally located boutique accommodation

The link below has a selection of establishments. Bookings should be made directly with the preferred establishment.

All providers offer online reservations. Delegates are required to make their own arrangements directly with the provider. No reservations have been held on behalf of SIDE.

More details to come!

Terms and Conditions

The SIDE committee carefully plan the South Island Dairy Event to create the ultimate experience for farmers. This includes booking suppliers and speakers well in advance.

If you are unwell (including if you have any COVID-19 symptoms), or are awaiting the results of a non-surveillance test for COVID-19, we ask that you please stay home and, at no charge, either:

a) Transfer your ticket to someone else.

b) Defer your ticket to SIDE 2024.

c) If transfer or deferment is not possible, have your ticket refunded.

If you are unable to attend SIDE 2023 for any other reason, you can:

a) Transfer your ticket to someone else in your organisation at no charge.

b) Defer your ticket to SIDE 2024 submitting a deferment payment of 50% of the ticket purchase price.

Unless you are unwell, or we have cancelled or rescheduled SIDE 2023, we do not offer refunds.

For all ticketing enquiries and changes please email

The views presented at SIDE are the opinions of the individual speakers and are not necessarily shared by the SIDE organising committee or supporting organisations. Given the general nature of some of the views and information presented at SIDE, and the fact that every participant’s individual circumstances are different, SIDE participants should not act solely on the basis of the material presented at the event, but should obtain specific advice according to their own circumstances.

Do you want to be a step ahead in your personal development, so you can take the best opportunities the NZ dairy sector has to offer? Then BrightSIDE is the event to attend!

Find out more about BrightSIDE.

SIDE Coordinator
Tineka Johnstone

027 4046 383

PO Box 85066
Lincoln University, 7647