Innovation Fest promotes sustainable ideas

Published 5:00am 25 June 2024

Innovation Fest promotes sustainable ideas
Words by Nadia Chapman

The 2024 Tropical Innovation Festival took place in Cairns this year from June 17-21, with 11 delegates representing the Moreton Bay region.

The purpose of the festival is to showcase, promote and celebrate innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in the tropical region.

This year, there were more than 100 speakers and 23 investors across the week-long festival, with the key themes being sustainable development, technological advancements, creative industries and social innovation.

Some of the highlights of this year’s event include inspirational keynote speeches from industry leaders and workshops and hands-on sessions on cutting-edge technologies and innovative practices.

There were also pitch competitions for start-ups with opportunities for funding and mentorship and exhibitions showcasing innovative products and services.

The Tropical Innovation Festival focused on sustainable and eco-friendly innovations and offered collaborative spaces for co-working and the ability to exchange ideas.

Inclusively, there were also youth innovation programs to inspire the next generation of innovators.

All participants were able to gain insights into the latest trends, connect with potential business partners and investors, learn from success stories and improve on professional development and enhance their skills.

For more information, visit the website.

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