• Share the stage with the world’s best

    Share the stage with the world’s best
    Speaker

  • Engage in a deep conversation

    Engage in a deep conversation
    Panel

  • Interact with our audiences

    Interact with our audiences
    workshop

  • Join top 75 startups across three days

    Join top 75 startups across three days
    startup expo

Pause 2018 launched call for entries

Over three days in February, Pause 2018 will be the epicentre for the world's creative, tech and business community. If you are a leader in your field, tech savant, digital manipulator, rule-breaker or troublemaker with a dangerous idea that will one day make a difference to the world, then we want to hear from you!

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Pause 2018 launched call for entries, apply now.

Over three days in February, Pause 2018 will be the epicentre for the world's creative, tech and business community. A gathering of great minds with new ideas, or solutions to old problems. Expressions of interest are now open for...

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