Major tech competition coming to Melbourne

Published: 2 October 2019

The Australian Technologies Competition National Finals and Awards Ceremony is coming to Melbourne for the first time.

Hosted at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday 29 October, this event is an  opportunity to connect, network and be part of Australia’s thriving tech ecosystem.

Opened by Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D ’Ambrosio, the event will host a panel of entrepreneurs, pitches, and Q&As by 17 national finalists with the judges and audience. There will also be interviews with finalists by master of ceremonies James O’Loghlin and a speech by Federal Senator for Victoria James Paterson.

Capping off the event will be the national awards presentation across 10 key sectors and the overall award for Australian Technology Company of the Year.

Participating in the competition are four Victorian finalists:

Who should attend?

From startups, scaleups and innovators to entrepreneurs, accelerators and incubators, this is the perfect event for anyone interested in Australia’s innovation and tech ecosystem.

Supported  by the Victorian Government’s Department of Land, Water and Planning alongside the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, the event highlights Melbourne as the tech capital of Australia and a growing global hub for innovation.

Purchase tickets and view the event program on the Australian Technologies Competition website.