We’re one industry. It’s time to show it.

APPEX is Australasia’s largest showcase inspiring manufacturers to innovate by experiencing world-class equipment, new technologies, and the exchange of ideas.

APPEX will showcase manufacturers and suppliers from across the whole Australasian processing & packaging industry.

With over 400+ exhibitors, APPEX will be attended by 10,000 decision makers across all major vertical markets including food manufacturing, beverage manufacturing, bakery & confectionary, dairy, meat, pharmaceutical, cosmetics & wellness, retail & distribution, and industrial & household. 

APPEX is an expo that will truly represent all sectors of the industry, including machinery, ancillary equipment, materials and packaging, food processing and industry services. It will provide a comprehensive range of all processing and packaging equipment and services under one roof.

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More Exhibitors

400+ exhibitors

More Visitors

10,000+ decision makers across all major vertical markets

Bigger Show

20 bays at MCEC growing from 13 bays at AUSPACK 2022

What's On

APPEX Leaders Forum
APPMA Gala Dinner & Awards
APPEX Seminar Series

What's New

Food Processing Machinery Innovation Stage
Packaging Innovations Conference
Innovation Showcase
Networking & Matchmaking Program


APPEX will be run by the industry, for the industry: exhibitors, members and key players are all represented, and will have a strong voice in the show’s development
APPMA members enjoy member-only stand rates, representing significant savings
Having the largest showcase of processing and packaging equipment will attract more targeted visitors across all of industry
APPMA will continue to reinvest the exhibition’s profits to further support and develop the processing and packaging industry Australia wide
"As a long term supporter of AUSPACK and APPMA, Linco is excited to see AUSPACK develop and embrace the whole of processing and packaging into a single all of industry event"
Geoff Bourke, Managing Director
LINCO Food Systems
“As a supplier of both packaging and processing equipment, these are great changes that will bring the whole machinery sector in Australia together. We are looking forward to APPEX 2024”
Andrew Hutchison, Managing Director
MULTIVAC Australia

Why Melbourne?

The MCEC is Australia’s premier venue for holding larger shows in the marketplace
MCEC’s facilities will allow APPEX and Processing & Packaging Week to grow, while still retaining AUSPACK’s renowned experience
Operationally it facilitates easier move-in and move-out for exhibitors

Why three years?

This is the optimal cycle for a large show with more exhibitors and visitors
We can build the experience that industry expects from large international shows
It is a neater flow with other international shows
It facilitates better alignment with developments in new technology
“We had never thought joining APPMA until we learned about these changes. This is a great change for the industry in Australia and one we believe will set future expo’s on an exciting new path”
Tania Carey, General Manager (AUS/NZ)
Food Processing Equipment Australia & New Zealand
"It’s exciting to be involved from the inception with the process of creating a new exhibition that will be driven by the industry for the industry. Bring on 2024!!"
Shane Parks, Managing Director
ULMA Packaging (Australia)

Thank you to our Partners

  • APPMALogo

Owned and presented by the APPMA

  • Registration Sponsor
  • Lanyard Sponsor

Exhibition Sponsors

  • Registration Sponsor
  • Registration Sponsor

Leaders Forum Sponsors

  • Sustainability Award Category Sponsor
  • Australian Machinery Manufacturing Award Category

APPMA Awards of Excellence Sponsors

  • dairyassociation

Partners and Supporters

  • pkn1
  • manmonthly4
  • F&Bnews2
  • processtechnologylogo
  • whatsnewinfood
  • print21
  • fooddrinkbusiness
  • insidefmcglogo
  • packaginginsights
  • Baking Business logo 200
  • taitaly
  • asiamedialogo
  • allmanet

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