THRIVE Hawaii Agrifood Summit



What is the THRIVE Hawaii Agrifood Summit?

The THRIVE Hawaii Agrifood Summit is an annual event that brings together stakeholders from the agrifood and aquaculture industries to discuss the latest trends, innovations, and opportunities in sustainable and resilient food, agriculture and aquaculture.

Who should attend the summit?

The summit is open to all stakeholders in the agrifood and aquaculture industries, including farmers, startups, investors, researchers, policymakers, and corporate and community leaders.

What are the benefits of attending the summit?

Attending the summit provides opportunities for networking, learning, collaboration, and business development in the agrifood industry. You can gain insights into the latest trends and innovations, access funding sources, showcase your own innovations, and meet potential partners and customers.

When and where is the summit taking place?

The summit takes place annually in Hawaii. The exact dates and location of the next summit will be announced on the summit website.  The 2023 Thrive Hawaii Agrifood Summit will take place September 26 and 27, 2023 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu.

What does registration cover?

Registration covers access to the pre-summit reception on September 25, 2023.  Registration covers access to the summit based on registration type.  Registration includes lunch, coffee and refreshments. 

How do I register for the summit?

You can register for the summit only via the summit website: Registration Page. Early registration is recommended as spaces may be limited.

What is the cost of attending the summit?

The cost of attending the summit varies depending on the type of registration and any special discounts or promotions that may be available. Details of registration fees will be available on the summit website.

What COVID-19 protocols will be in place at the summit?

The summit organizers will be following all relevant Federal, State, County and venue COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, including social distancing, mask-wearing, and other safety measures. Any updates or changes to these protocols will be communicated to attendees via the summit website and other channels.

What is the refund policy?

Refund requests must be made 30 days prior to the summit or prior.  No refunds will be issued within 30 days of the summit.

Can I sponsor or exhibit at the summit?

Yes, sponsorship opportunities are available for companies and organizations that wish to promote their products, services, or innovations to the agrifood and aquaculture industries. Details of sponsorship packages will be available by contacting summit organizers at

Who can I contact for more information about the summit?

You can contact the summit organizers by email –


Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii Convention Center:

Entrepreneurs Sandbox

Ala Moana Hotel

Where To Stay

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees.  The rates are good for September 25 and 26, 2023.  The summit rates are also available for a 3-day shoulder before and after these dates.  Detailed information about the room types and rates can be found at following link:

Ala Moana Hotel – Special Summit Rates

***Rates will be available on an as-available basis. Please make your reservations as soon as possible to ensure your booking dates. Rates are good for the time period including three days prior and three days after the summit.

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