HELLO BOSS.

Sometimes, working smarter means not working at all. At least, it means not physically being ‘at work’. It means being at Pause Fest.

The world’s leading creativity-infused business event, Pause Fest is where you and your team – along the rest of the world’s finest creators, explorers and leaders – come to get the jump on the seismic shifts facing the tech, business and creative worlds.

It shouldn’t be a question of if you’re going to get your staff tickets. It’s a question of when. And the answer – you guessed it – is right now.

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DEVELOP. NETWORK. GROW. PAUSE!

1.

THE REAL SOLUTIONS

 

You’ll be completely up to speed with ideas you can’t Google. It’s professional development on steroids.

2.

DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS

 

Looking for new staff?
Need a partner to take a project to the next level?
Say no more!

3.

WE BRING THE WORLD TO YOU

 

Every Pause session is an opportunity to access the latest trends, tech and creative happenings.

4.

MEET THE TITANS

 

The best bit? You can take everything you’ve learned back your company.

5.

YOUR NETWORK IS YOUR VALUE

 

Meet potential partners, suppliers, investors and employees. Meet people.
Do business. Find answers.

6.

REASONS, NOT EXCUSES

 

Pause Fest is your opportunity to be seen,
to be heard, to engage, to learn and to grow.

WHO’S COMING?

 

 

Pause will give you the chance to bump devices with attendees and speakers from the likes of Google, Atlassian, Amazon, CISCO, Discovery Network, CERN, JWT, InVision, YouTube, Airbnb, Cloudflare plus a growing list of luminaries in the tech, creative and business worlds.

Not forgetting the media: The New York Times, Business Insider, SmartCompany, AdNews, B&T, The Australian, AFR, The Age, Herald Sun and more will all be in attendance.


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WHAT ARE THE TICKET OPTIONS?

Book in your Company pass to Pause for you and your coworkers to share and get access to:

LEADER TICKET

A shareable pass for teams that seek business development and investment opportunities. Valid for all three days. Full festival pass.

  • Entry to Pause Fest
  • Access to all stages
  • Shareable team pass
  • Access to all matchmaking
  • Access to official after-hours
  • Invitation to VIP events
  • Access to Pause Incubator data
  • Access to post-Pause Fest event report
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AND FOR THE BOSS? JOIN THE CIRCLE.

In addition to having a flexible sharing pass for your team to hop on and off sessions across the whole festival, this pass lets you – as a leader – reap the benefits of VIP and invite-only events throughout the rest of the year.

Spend over $5000 on Leader tickets to automatically join the InnerCircle – our initiative to help connect leaders at intimate, private events throughout the year. You’ll receive one invitation to these events per membership.

Other benefits include invitations to a VIP Business Breakfast and VIP Welcome Dinner at Pause Fest. You may also apply for the Pause Retreat, an intimate, bespoke getaway experience for 25 executives in the spectacular Otway Ranges.

WHO IS SPEAKING?

Pause Fest 2019 promises more action than ever, with over 200 global leaders on seven stages, 21 tracks exploring a range of themes from the Future of Work to Artificial Intelligence, Social Good, Brands & Marketing, Startup & Tech and more.

 

Speakers

Rachael O'Meara
Author of Pause, Google
Kate O'Keeffe
Founder & Senior Director, Cisco CHILL
Stephen Gates
Head of Design Transformation, InVision
Julia Khusainova
Experience Design Manager, Airbnb
Dominic Price
Head of R&D - Futurist, Atlassian
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PAUSE IS NON-STOP ACTION

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WHERE IS PAUSE FEST?

Nestled in the Federation Square Precinct in Melbourne’s CBD, Pause Fest 2019 is spread across seven venues, including ACMI, Beer DeLuxe and NGV Ian Potter.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION? YEP!

Pause Fest is built on diversity and inclusion. It’s been in our DNA since day dot, and our goal is 50/50 speaker gender diversity for 2019. For us, D&I isn’t optional. It’s essential.