THE ULTIMATE PAUSE EXPERIENCE WITH INDUSTRY WORLD LEADERS

Experience an intimate weekend of creating, innovating and connecting with the people who define and redefine tech. Immerse yourself in this visceral experience as work and play collide with Emmy Award winning creative director, Gwen Gordon. Spend quality time with the industry’s savviest insiders from Brian Green from Pixar, Mike Butcher from Tech Crunch, Michael Sui from Airbnb and more tbc.

Get exclusive access to:

  • An intimate bespoke retreat for only 25 people
  • Meaningful experiences with industry leaders
  • Incredible creative workshops that will transform your thinking and your business
  • All-inclusive gourmet catering, cocktails, transport and three-nights accommodation in the spectacular Otway Ranges
  • Like-minded innovators, rule-breakers and change-makers

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Pause with Emmy Award winner
Gwen Gordon

Discover the art of play with our headliner, Emmy award-winning creative director Gwen Gordon, whose extraordinary career started at Sesame Street designing and building Muppets before heading to the MIT Media Lab as part of an Apple research group. Plus learn about the future of work and play from Merrilee McCoy of The Moth and Dara Simkin of Project Play.

PLAY ON PURPOSE

Pause to Play is a space to reconnect to a basic sense of joy, freedom and ease.

The weekend is packed with experiential activities and workshops using the LEGO® SERIOUSPLAY® methodology, applied improvsation, game storming and Trash Puppets.

Weekend takeaways:

GOURMET MEALS & ACCOMMODATION

Participants will share delicious meals prepared fresh daily and cozy cottage accommodation at the King Parrot Cottages & Event Centre, nestled on the north-facing hillside of the spectacular Pennyroyal Valley in the Otway Ranges.

Each of the five cottages offer comfort and character including a dining and living area plus shared bathroom and accomodation.

THE HOTTEST TICKET IN AND OUT OF TOWN

A Pause Retreat ticket includes all-inclusive access to Pause Festival, as well as the immersive weekend. That’s a total of five days of ultimate Pause.

So jump on this exclusive offer to be one of the select 25 to play, connect and rewire your creative neurons for the new year.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Three-day Company ticket to Melbourne’s Pause festival
  • Weekend immersion access
  • Gourmet catering and cocktails
  • Three nights shared cottage accommodation in the Otways Ranges
  • Curated workshops by leading industry experts
  • Transport to and from Melbourne CBD
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