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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 1024
Number of Event Attendees to date 26111
Figures last updated 3 October19, entire EPIC lifespan estimation

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.

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Current Events

October 2019 22 EPIC Innovation Centre
Coffee and Jam #318
  Coffee & Jam is Christchurch’s longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great ...
October 2019 22 Signal ICT Graduate School
Tech Careers and Pizza Night at SIGNAL_ICT
This fun and informative event includes free pizza and is perfect for those who are curious about where a career in tech can st...
October 2019 23 EPIC Innovation Centre
Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD
Please contact us on, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   B...

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Smart Christchurch Innovation Expo 2019

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Australian VCs in Chch

Want to meet and hear from Australian venture capitalists who have backed incredible Kiwi and Australian startups, as they demystify their investment and speak on how they identify, invest and work with startups? Join us for a special panel event – Australian VCs in New Zealand, on 3rd September in Christchurch. Spaces are limited, register for your ticket today:…

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Lightning Lab Tourism Demo Day

For the last three months ten early-stage businesses have been honing their concept, building their business proposition and are ready to showcase their sustainable tourism venture to the world. Come and see their concepts! When:    Tuesday 20 August, 5.30pm to 8pm Venue:   Christchurch Town Hall, James Hay Theatre, 86 Kilmore Street RSVP here Read more about Lightning Lab Tourism and the participating ventures here.

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