Top End IDEAS FEST – 22 April

Ideas Fest 22 April 2017

POST EVENT EDIT: Our hunch worked! Our feeling that the  ideas and entrepreneurs across our communities were impatient to be brought together and unleashed proved right- the Top End Ideas Fest’s immediate legacy was a step up and outpouring of action. Designed  like a start up weekend, but condensed into one intensive day the Ideas Fest was an exhilarating whirlwind on the 22nd of April 2017 at CDU Darwin Waterfront. Teams formed in the morning, then worked on creating ideas or tackling problems to come up with innovative solutions. Each team could draw on support along the way from mentors/ coaches / resource people galore. In the late afternoon each team pitched their concept to a judging panel, trumpets sounded, prizes were given…  and then there was the after party!

Winner winner chicken dinner!

An exciting inaugural event that Rust490 was stoked to coordinate in partnership with ThinkLab and ThinkSmart NT, with Luke Gosling MP as our wonderful host.

We’re cooking up more spicy events right now…

For further info about Ideas Fest please see www.topendideasfest.com

 

 


 

Top End IDEAS FEST is the NT’s first community led innovation festival – a one day challenge!

Its designed  like a start up weekend, but condensed into one intensive  exhilarating  day. Teams form in the morning, work on ideas or problems to solve helped by mentors/ coaches / resource people galore. By the  late afternoon teams are ready to pitch their concept to  a panel of judges with prizes to give- and then there’s the after party.

Its SOON- Saturday 22nd April 2017, at CDU Darwin Waterfront.

Read more here and register to join us

Ideas Fest Flyer

Three Darwin based entrepreneurial start up organisations are coordinating this event – Rust490, ThinkLab and ThinkSmart NT . Luke Gosling MP is the host. We are people who know that ideas and entrepreneurs across our communities  are impatient to be brought together and unleashed- come and join us, no matter what your interest!

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