Victorian Fair Trade Festival Program 2017

Victorian Fair Trade Festival 2017

Check out the program below

We’re inviting like-minded organisations to be part of this exciting event, and make their mark.

The 2017 Fair Trade Festival is going to bigger and better than ever. The annual event hosted by Moral Fairground has been attracting hundreds of visitors for years, and together, with partners like you, we can extend our reach. Here at Moral Fairground we advocate for sustainable and ethical business practices, so communities across the world can have a brighter, and fairer future. If like us, you too share these values, we strongly encourage you to get on board the Fair Trade Festival. In unity we can inspire and educate so everyday people can make informed choices, for positive outcomes.

If you or your organisation, individual, business or school is interested in running a program or an activity during one of our events during the Victorian Fair Trade Festival, please submit the attached form with a brief overview of what you would like to do.

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Fair Trade Markets

The Fair Trade and Sustainable Markets are free to enter and lots of fun for the whole family with:
  • Ethical Shopping and Sampling
  • Free Workshop & Activities
  • Fashion show
  • Family friendly event

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION VISIT OUR MARKET EVENT PROGRAM

Market 1

Sunday 6th of August 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Preston City Hall, Gower Street Preston

Market 2

Sunday 13th of August 2017, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Preston City Hall, Gower Street Preston


Documentaries and Ethical Networking Events

Networking Event 1

River Blue Documentary

Documentary Screening of “RiverBlue” followed by panel discussion.
Friday 4th of August 2017
6.30pm – 9.30pm
Northern Blues Football Club Preston
Grandstand Function Room
23 Cramer St, Preston VIC 3072

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Directed by David McIlvride and narrated by avid water-supporter Jason Priestley, “RiverBlue”  follows river conservationist Mark Angelo on a journey across the globe where he reveals the darker side of the fashion industry and its disastrous impact on the world’s water resources.

The documentary film will be followed by discussion with Luke Mitchell – Founder of Yuki Threads, Shannon Threlfall – Founder of Project Selvage and Nicki CollsFibreshed Melbourne.

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Networking Event 2

Profit-With-Purpose and Social Enterprises – What’s driving them and how do they work?

Profit-With-Purpose and Social Enterprises – What’s driving them and how do they work?
Thursday 10th of August 2017
6.30pm – 9.30pm
Northern Blues Football Club Preston
Grandstand Function Room
23 Cramer St, Preston VIC 3072

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We’re inviting founders from four different enterprises (two BCorps & two social enterprises) to discuss the issues that matter to them, the challenges they have faced choosing these models and what are the benefits if any?

Host Speaker: Mindy LeowB Lab Australia & New ZealandSpeakers: David LaityGoodwill Wine, Antonette GolikidisLittle Innoscents, Martin GleesonArktisma and Jim DinuccioWise Employment.

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Networking Event 3

A New Economy Documentary

“A New Economy” followed by panel of speakers.
Friday 11th of August 2017
6.30pm – 9.30pm
Northern Blues Football Club Preston
Grandstand Function Room
23 Cramer St, Preston VIC 3072

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The documentary film “The New Economy” presents a fresh alternative to business as we know it by demonstrating how a grassroots movement of new enterprises can tackle complex social and environmental challenges.

The film will be followed by a chat with Cameron NeilFounder of Ethical FieldsSerenity HillOpen Food Network and Mirjam GrotenFairtrade ANZ. Guest Appearance by Paul Hellier of Fair Food Forager.

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Leaders of Change School Conference

Leaders of Change School Conference

Monday 14th August 2017
Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, Cnr Bell St and Georges Rd, Preston

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schools program

Interested in running an activity, talk, program at one of our events?

If you or your organisation, individual, business or school is interested in running a program or an activity during one of our events during the Victorian Fair Trade Festival, please submit the attached form with a brief overview of what you would like to do.

SUBMIT AN EVENT
The Fair Trade Event Trail

Be part of the celebrations – host your own event, run your own campaign, create your own special offers,  be part of the Fair Trade Event Trail

The Fair Trade Event Trail encourages individuals, groups and business to be part of the Victorian Fair Trade Festival and celebrate Fair Trade during the Fair Trade Fortnight from the 4th of August to the 17th of August 2017.

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Major Partner

City of Darebin

Sponsors and Supporters

Fairtrade Australia New Zealand

Transitions Film Festival

 

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