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Tech Innovation & Collaboration In The Heart Of The City

Welcome To

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 799
Number of Event Attendees to date 19099
Figures last updated 11 February 2019, 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

February 2019 20 EPIC Innovation Centre
Weekly on Wednesdays at the EPIC Innovation Centre, cnr Manchester and Tuam Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportiv...
February 2019 26 EPIC Innovation Centre
Zigzag 101: Facebook for Business Workshop
ZIGZAG 101 Are you struggling with Facebook? Do you want to become a Facebook marketing pro and grow your business? Are you str...
February 2019 27 EPIC Innovation Centre
Weekly on Wednesdays at the EPIC Innovation Centre, cnr Manchester and Tuam Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportiv...

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Marketing updates for Kiwi tech companies.

  Read Concentrate’s February newsletter for the latest on marketing bots and other cool MarTech, how Kiwi tech companies compare to US tech companies when it comes to lead generation, and more.

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Event submissions are now open for Techweek19!

Our new website is now live and event submissions are open for Techweek19! Techweek19 will be running from 20-26 May this year, and is the world’s only nationwide festival of innovation — showcasing New Zealand as a place where leading solutions to some of the biggest global challenges are born. Techweek events vary from major conferences…

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New Zealand’s tech community picks their top trends to look out for in 2019

By IDEALOG, 01 Feb 2019 As part of  Idealog spotlight on the year ahead, they reached out to a few key players in the tech industry, such as Paymark, The Icehouse, Callaghan Innovation, Soul Machines, Fintech NZ and Method, to see what trends and categories they think will be dominating the tech sector in 2019 and why. Here are their…

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The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is now open

Sign in to see how your for school, kura and code club can get involved. Most students participate in the 123Tech Challenge as a classroom activity, however you can also enter through your local Code Club (check out for more information). How to get involved

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Applications open now for Lightning Lab Tourism

This year the nationwide business accelerator will be run right here – out of Christchurch International Airport. Up to 10 ventures will be accepted onto the programme to help build a sustainable tourism industry in New Zealand. For more information, or to apply for Lightning Lab Tourism visit: Lightning Lab Lightning Lab is New…

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GGJNext – The Jam – early March 2019!

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Global Game Jam® – Christchurch 2019 January 25 @ 8:00 AM – January 27 @ 5:00 PM

The Global Game Jam® (GGJ) is the world’s largest game jam event (game creation) taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. It is the growth of an idea that in today’s heavily connected world, we could come together, be creative, share experiences and express ourselves…

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