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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 982
Number of Event Attendees to date 24977
Figures last updated 23 August 19, entire EPIC lifespan estimation
*definition of Q C = Number of business development connections for Partners through the EAA

What We Do

Tenancy

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.

EAA

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

August 2019 27 EPIC Innovation Centre
Coffee and Jam #310
  Coffee & Jam is Christchurch’s longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great ...
August 2019 28 EPIC Innovation Centre
Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD
Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   B...
August 2019 29 Te Ōhaka-Centre for Growth& Innovation, K Block-Ara
Startup Breakfast Club: Exporting
Ministry of Awesome’s Startup Breakfast Club – powered by MYOB and sponsored by DHL – is your monthly morning caffeine hit wher...

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Smart Christchurch Innovation Expo 2019

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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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