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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 949
Number of Event Attendees to date 24227
Figures last updated 19 July 19, 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.

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What's Happening at Epic

Current Events

July 2019 23 EPIC Innovation Centre
Ministry of Awesome Coffee & Jam #305
Luke Ball – Founder Spring Luke is the Head of Incubation at Creative HQ and Partner at Founder Spring, an organisation t...
July 2019 24 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...
July 2019 25 EPIC Innovation Centre
ZIGZAG 101 Facebook for Business Workshop
  An interactive Facebook marketing workshop where you’ll learn how to manage your Facebook business page for market...

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The anatomy of a tech marketing superstar

Springfield in our home province of Canterbury used to be mostly famous for its giant donut (a homage to its cartoon namesake), but it has now hit the national consciousness as having the ‘’rudest café in New Zealand’. While the humble restaurant has generated a mountain of publicity, it’s not a marketing approach we would typically recommend. Here’s…

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The EPIC Podcast – Canterbury Tech- EPIC Podcast episode 2 – Sarah Heal (Information Leadership) OUT NOW

  In episode 2 of the EPIC podcast series journalist Kris Herbert interviews Sarah Heal, Director & co-founder of Information Leadership. We talk about their journey so far, their team, how they became Microsoft’s exclusive partner for information management in NZ and some of the interesting hiring decisions they’ve made. Following the interview, Andy Poulsen chats…

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Matariki: Bic Runga Live in the Great Hall

Critically acclaimed Kiwi musician Bic Runga, the first resident in The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora’s newly restored Creative Residencies programme, is performing a special concert to raise funds for the centre’s ongoing post-quake restoration. The globally renowned musician is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most loved and treasured artists. Her many accolades…

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Techweek19 event – Smart cities – What are they and how can we get there?

  Venue – SIGNAL ICT GRADUATE SCHOOL, 181 HIGH ST, CHRISTCHURCH CENTRAL  When – TUESDAY 21 MAY 1:00PM – 2:30PM Free event Hear from one of NZ’s leading Smart City Practitioners, who explores how data and new technologies can make our cities smarter, safer places for us to live, work & play. What’s it all about?…

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Tech Marketers Group: Through the looking glass on Marketing Automation

Not your usual filtered view of marketing automation – our panel reflects on what they wouldn’t do, could they do it all over again. What’s it all about? We’re going through the ‘looking glass’ on marketing automation! One of the biggest challenges facing marketers in technology companies is how to make budgets go further. Marketing…

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Techweek19-20-26 May

Did you know? The Canterbury tech sector employs 15,000 people within the region, contributing a massive $2.4 billion to our GDP. New Zealand’s week-long festival of innovation, featuring diverse and exciting tech events, is fast approaching and new events are being added daily. Techweek19 showcases cutting edge technology and amplifies brilliant local ideas that are solving the biggest global…

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  Pitch & Pizza is an event for start ups who are looking for investment in the next two to six months. The event is a relaxed “dragons den” format with panellists from the Canterbury innovation ecosystem, providing Q&A on what is an investible pitch. The primary objective is to provide start ups with the…

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