Innovation and Investment Summit locked in for another three years
Queensland’s inaugural Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit is locked in for another three years.
Speaking from the Startup Festival on the final day of the Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit on April 29, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced event company Myriad would stage the annual innovation and startup festival from 2017 to 2019.
"Following the booked-out success of the historic Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit and Startup Festival, this deal is big news for Brisbane and for innovators and startups across Queensland,” the Premier said.
“It allows us to harness the experience of the Myriad team in shaping technology events to deliver the best of global startup culture in a uniquely Australian way, right here in Queensland.
“Myriad will host an annual program of events and activities that generate global connections for Queensland entrepreneurs and investors.”
Steve Baxter (Entrepreneur, investor, and ‘Shark’ on Shark Tank Australia), David Mann (Director, DMANN Corp). Peter Leihn (Director, Business Development and Commercialisation) – Data61 CSIRO with Premier and Innovation Minister