The Melbourne calendar of events for 2015

Whats on in the Melbourne calendar of events this year for 2015

Welcome to, our list of upcoming events from Melbourne city the Wake up on Earth Travel Network city of the year.Regular events include the Melbourne Silicon Beach meet up, and a variety of activity’s from the startup and founder community’s, innovators and creative events in the city plus one off events such as events at the Melbourne General Assembly, Pause Fest, Sustainable living festival, The Unconvention and Slushdownunder

If your new to Melbourne the silicon beach calendar can be a great place to get connected with the heart of the city and attend as series of different events that introduce you to various communities across the startup, tech and innovation, B company groups, sustainable enterprises, co working spaces and education networks. These can be great places to meet people that build websites, apps or have other tech or web related skills across all mediums including design, video advertising and social media.

The Melbourne calendar of events 2015 originally started for silicon beach members and sponsors and has extended out to include a wider hub of events across Melbourne city.

The first featured event of the month is the Silicon beach Meetup

Regular events

Melbourne calendar of events 2015

Melbourne Silicon beach Meetup

Date First Thursday of every month starting 5Th of February Venue Royal Melbourne Hotel , 629 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Website Melbourne Silicon beach Meetup   Details First Thursday of every month starting on Thursday the 5Th of February currently the fasted growing startup in Melbourne which is a powerful collective of entrepreneurs, startups, innovators, web designers, developers, founders and students from across a wide variety of creative spaces including the arts, film, photography, animation and virtual reality spaces.The group can often be a first place of call for people whom have just moved to Melbourne from overseas, expats or those leaving the corporate sector and going out on their own.The Melbourne Silicon beach meet up provides a warm welcome to those new to the city and for anyone curios about the local s tartup scene provides an express journey into the heart of the startup world of innovation in and around Melbourne.

Melbourne – General Assembly

Date Various
Venue 1/20 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Videos You Tube video filmed at GA
Website General Assembly Melbourne 
Details General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design and holds classes on tech, business, and design with top-tier instructors. Learn technology, design, and business skills from industry professionals in our global community.

One off events

Sustainable living festival

Date 7th Feb- 1st March
Venues Various
Video YouTube playlist by EATT
Website Sustainable Living Festival
Details The Sustainable Living Festival aims to inspire and empower to accelerate the uptake of sustainable living. The Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face.Attracting over 150,000 visits annually the Festival engages with hundreds of organisations and individuals to stage Australia’s largest sustainability festival.

Pause Fest 2015

Date 9-15 FEB 2015
Venue Fed Square
Videos YouTube playlist by EATT Website Pause Fest  Details Melbourne is also home to Pause fest Australia’s premier digital event that aims to support and showcase some of the best and most creative innovations and tech from Australia and all over the world.Attracting now a powerful mix of early technology adopters, a wide range of industry professionals,startups and a collection people from a broad spectrum of digital disciplines from across the country.Pause fest is renowned for addressing industry pain pointsand is perfect for people learning new skills, seeking a co-founder or an investor or seeking new ways to creativity commercialize a product or service. Pause fest was founded by George Hedon the creative director whose background includes his history as an art director in Europe for large events. The event producer, Tim Bright, is the former ACMI Intermix coordinator and digital creative with a portfolio as unique as it is sizeable . Murray Galbraith is the programming and partnership gun who has a number of creative startup projects under his belt. His extensive background in media and advertising has propelled Pause to the next level this year. Ren Butler, communications manager hails from the cultural hubs of New York & Los Angeles.Ren has a deep affinity for collaboratively bringing people together through adventure, the arts, tech and philosophy and has previously written for such publications as EATT Magazine for iPad.

Small business grants 2015

Date 16 February and closes Monday 16 March
Venue  Online
Website Enterprise Melbourne business grants The program provides financial assistance to small businesses currently located or intending to locate within the City of Melbourne municipal boundary.
All applications are made via an online form specific to each grant category.Links to the forms will be live during each funding round in February/March and July/August.

The Unconvention

28th Feb 2015
Venue Melbourne Park Function Centre
Website  The Unconvention 
Details Discover the strategies used by Australia’s top entrepreneurs to help you win more business, make more money and spend more time doing the things you love. Rub shoulders with the speakers – Australia’s best entrepreneurs. Mingle with up to 1,200 entrepreneurs all making a difference in their industry.


Date 21 & 22 April 2015
Venue Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Website  Slushdownunder 
Details SLUSH Down Under will feature Australian start-up success stories, tech innovators, Australian investors and international Venture Capitalists who are excited about the entrepreneurial talent and investment opportunities coming out of Australia.
The Melbourne Silicon beach calendar of events 2015 will be updated at regular times to show events latter in the year, please contact us to add your event.

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