2021 AFSA National Conference

Fertiliser Fuelling Production

The Australian Fertiliser Services Association (AFSA) is embracing the theme “Fertiliser Fuelling Production” for anyone with an interest in the fertiliser industry, with product quality and spreadability, soil health, industry safety and latest equipment and technology featuring on the agenda.

The 2021 AFSA Conference will be held at The Bend Motorsport Park, near Tailem Bend in SA. 

Find out from our keynote speaker, Steven Bradbury (Speed Skater and 2002 Winter Olympics Gold Medallist) on "How to be the Last Man Standing"

What are we planning?

All events and activities are subject to change due to COVID restrictions and availability

28th July 2021

  • Industry Bus Tours – choose to visit either Langhorne Creek or Meningie/Lower Lakes

  • State Meetings as required

  • Welcome event

29th July 2021

  • AFSA Conference (from 8.30 until 4pm) covering topics such as product quality and spreadability, soil and nutrients, equipment and technology updates and road transport issues with NHVR. Our keynote speaker for the day is Steven Bradbury (2002 Winter Olympic speed skater and Gold medal winner)
  • Machinery displays and demos (throughout day)
  • Partner activity during the conference - Ox Art Resin Workshops - Two sessions available (8.30-11.30am or 1.15 - 4.15pm)

  • Fun events including Go-Karts, Hotlaps and Gin Tasting (4 – 6pm)
  • A celebration dinner in the evening (from 7pm)

30th July 2021

  • AFSA meetings


The 2021 conference will provide exclusive opportunities to further develop relationships and build new ones with those who recommend, supply and apply soil and crop nutrients, amendments and inputs to assist their communities to sustainably produce food and fibre across Australia.

There are several partnership options available

  • conference
  • exhibitor
  • hospitality

The 2021 Partnership & Exhibitor Prospectus is available below for your information 


We look forward to partnering with you in 2021.

AFSA Partnership and Exhibitor Prospectus


Partnership / Exhibitor Booking Form




Click the button below to see the different packages are available

Accomodation Options

We will offer a range of accommodation options for the Conference in July 2021

1. Rydges Pit Lane Hotel

is a brand-new hotel situated in the main building of Australia’s world-class motorsports facility 

Click here to reserve your accommodation at The Bend

2. BIG4 Holiday Park

situated within the motorsport complex, the Big4 has 3 and 5 bedroom Cabins, Dormitory Style Quad Dorms or powered sites available

10% discount for those that phone to book and quote AFSA Conference (does not apply to web booking) - call 08 8165 5740 to make a booking

3. Holiday Rentals

There is a range of options available within 20 minutes of The Bend.  Contact Luke Medlow at Coorong Realty www.coorongrealty.com.au on 08 8572 4555 or 0488 724 155

Fun Events

Experiences at The Bend -  Bookings for all of these activities MUST be booked and paid for prior to the Conference.

They will be scheduled from 4pm to 6pm on the day of the conference and bookings must be made direct with Krysteen McElroy (events@afsa.net.au or mobile 0408 655 108)

(Bookings close 30th June 2021 with limited numbers available)

Karting Experience

20 Minute Go Karting session with 2 sessions available (Up to 26 people per session, with groups encouraged to book)

$55 per person

Mustang Hot Lap

Limited sessions available - Allow 30 minutes (including registration and lap)

$99 per person

Ambelside Gin Tasting Session

From 4 – 6pm - No booking required, cash bar

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