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Tech Innovation & Collaboration In The Heart Of The City

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Epic Innovation Christchurch

EPIC is comprised of a unique blend of entrepreneurs, collaborators and innovators. Whether you’re seeking a quiet spot to delve into your workload or hungry for engagement with the local tech community, we’ve got the space to suit your needs.

Number of Events to date 629
Number of Event Attendees to date 14890
Figures last updated 19th of July 2018, entire EPIC lifespan estimation
*definition of Q C = Number of business development connections for Partners through the EAA

What We Do


EPIC’s collaborative ecosystem is comprised of organisations whom between themselves host a wide variety of industry experience and unique skill sets. From enterprise e-commerce technologies, training and video games, to next generation web development, innovative hardware solutions and virtual realities.

Meeting Rooms

EPIC has a selection of well kitted-out meeting rooms of different size and structures depending on how many participants are joining you. Rooms can include displays, whiteboards and video conferencing technology so please advise us as to your requirements!

Host An Event

EPIC is well suited to accommodate all manner of events from full scale presentations to focus groups, workshops and board meetings. Our events space is kitted out with a centrally connected media system, 4 large TV screens, HD Projector and two high end wireless microphone systems.


The EAA (EPIC Awesome Alliance) combines EPIC’s collaborative ecosystem and vast global network with the Ministry of Awesome’s powerful initiatives geared towards support, guidance, capability training and network growth for entrepreneurs and small to medium businesses.

What's Happening at Epic

Current Events

July 2018 24 EPIC Innovation Centre
Lab5 powered by Christs College is a program that takes Year 10 students out of class for the week and immerses them into the l...
July 2018 24 EPIC Innovation Centre
LINC ACTIVATOR – Weaving Diverse Team Culture
This free, public event will focus on how we can embrace diversity in our communities and organisations. Speakers have experien...
July 2018 25 EPIC Innovation Centre
Lab5 powered by Christs College is a program that takes Year 10 students out of class for the week and immerses them into the l...

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