Events

Ministry of Awesome hosts countless educational and networking events to support you to grow your idea, network and learn about cool things that are happening. You can also count on us to know about all the other awesome happenings around town!

If you'd like to speak at one of our events, get in touch. We'll provide pitch practice, support and connections in the lead up to the event!

Upcoming Events

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Coffee & Jam

Coffee and Jam #213

When: 27 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-06-27 12:30:00 2017-06-27 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee and Jam #213 This Tuesday John-Jo Ritson is pitching his business Flashworks Media, and Stefan Warnaar is speaking on 'Peak to Patau'. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event Partnerships

Red Zone Design Jam

When: 30 Jun 2017 5:30 PM

Where: Awesome Lounge, EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 2 days

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2017-06-30 17:30:00 2017-07-02 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Red Zone Design Jam  presents DESIGN JAM powered by Regenerate Christchurch. Design Jam is a 48-hour design challenge that brings architectural, design, community, entrepreneurial and sustainable minds together to come up with potential solutions for... Awesome Lounge, EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is the city's most innovative networking event. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, meet people, learn about other events in Christchurch. As always, there's free coffee, tea, Grizzly Bagel bread, and jam for everyone!

At every Coffee & Jam, there are two speakers. One pitches their idea, project, event, or business and the other is an educational speaker who shares information for the community to share with their own networks, projects, events, and ideas.

Sound like your cup of tea (or coffee)? Join us every Tuesday at 12.30 in the EPIC building!

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Coffee & Jam

Coffee and Jam #213

When: 27 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-06-27 12:30:00 2017-06-27 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee and Jam #213 This Tuesday John-Jo Ritson is pitching his business Flashworks Media, and Stefan Warnaar is speaking on 'Peak to Patau'. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #212

When: 20 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-06-20 12:30:00 2017-06-20 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #212 Coffee and Jam #212 Event Recap.    Speaker One: Gina Papahadjis// Design Jam- Christchurch Red Zone.  Design Jam is a 48-hour design challenge that brings architectural, design, community, entrepreneurial... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #211 SEWF Special

When: 13 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-06-13 12:30:00 2017-06-13 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #211 SEWF Special Coffee and Jam #211 – Social Enterprise Focused   First Speaker: Jason Pemberton – Akina Foundation, SEWF 2017 Jason invites us to attend the tenth annual Social Enterprise World... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #210

When: 6 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-06-06 12:30:00 2017-06-06 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #210 Welcome to Coffee and Jam #210! Today Ruby Arrowfield and Di Foster will be sharing their journeys.    First Speaker: Ruby Arrowfield - My Entrepreneurial Journey  Remember that children's... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Double Shot Sessions

Double Shot Sessions are monthly events that inspire, engage and up-skill the community. At these high-powered gatherings, you can expect to hear an inspirational speaker sharing their own story of success (or failures!) or dive into a workshop that highlights one of the many different facets of entrepreneurship.

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Double Shot Sessions

Double Shot Session SOLD OUT

When: 6 Sep 2016 5:30 PM

How Long: 2 hours

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Double Shot Sessions

Bold Women: Comms, Brand Building and Crowdfunding 101

When: 18 Feb 2016 6:00 PM

Where: XCHC (376 Wilsons Road)

How Long: 2 hours

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2016-02-18 18:00:00 2016-02-18 20:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Bold Women: Comms, Brand Building and Crowdfunding 101 Ministry of Awesome is joining forces with PledgeMe and Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) to bring you this collaborative event. XCHC (376 Wilsons Road) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Double Shot Sessions

Double Shot Session: Social Enterprise

When: 22 Jan 2016 5:30 PM

Where: Exchange XCHC (376 Wilsons Road)

How Long: 2 hours

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2016-01-22 17:30:00 2016-01-22 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Double Shot Session: Social Enterprise Ethique & Food Resilience Network Ethique founder Brianne West started her first natural skincare company when she was 19. Exchange XCHC (376 Wilsons Road) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Start-Up Activation

We are tailoured a variety of innovative and educational workshops and events to better support Ideators up-skill, connect and accelerate their idea.

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Start-Up Activation

Brainstorming + Creative Mastermind Group

When: 25 May 2017 6:00 PM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph St

How Long: 2 hours

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2017-05-25 18:00:00 2017-05-25 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Brainstorming + Creative Mastermind Group A great starting-point to bring a project, start-up or problem. Or maybe you just love brainstorming and helping on other projects? Get new perspectives, next steps and a supportive... Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #21

When: 4 May 2017 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 Saint Asaph Street

How Long: 6 hours

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2017-05-04 09:30:00 2017-05-04 15:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #21 Are you trying to start a company or a social enterprise? Working on a new idea? Activator Caffeine Adventure (ACA) is an opportunity to seriously discuss your idea with... Awesome HQ, 192 Saint Asaph Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #19

When: 17 Feb 2017 9:00 AM

Where: Awesome HQ. 192 St. Asaph Street Christchurch

How Long: 7 hours

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2017-02-17 09:00:00 2017-02-17 16:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #19 Are you trying to start a company or a social enterprise? Working on a new idea? On Friday, February 17th (9:00am - 4:00pm), our Start-Up Activator, Catarina Gutierrez and the team will be... Awesome HQ. 192 St. Asaph Street Christchurch Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

The Launch Club

When: 9 Feb 2017 5:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus 100 Manchester street

How Long: 2 hours

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2017-02-09 17:30:00 2017-02-09 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland The Launch Club MINISTRY OF AWESOME'S LAUNCH CLUB WORKSHOP IS PACKED WITH VALUE! "It's like a gym membership for your business! I can go outside and run for free but sometimes I... EPIC Innovation Campus 100 Manchester street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Event Partnerships

We partner with a number of local, national and international organisations to deliver you awesome events.

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Event Partnerships

Red Zone Design Jam

When: 30 Jun 2017 5:30 PM

Where: Awesome Lounge, EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 2 days

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2017-06-30 17:30:00 2017-07-02 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Red Zone Design Jam  presents DESIGN JAM powered by Regenerate Christchurch. Design Jam is a 48-hour design challenge that brings architectural, design, community, entrepreneurial and sustainable minds together to come up with potential solutions for... Awesome Lounge, EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Startup Weekend

When: 19 May 2017 6:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 2 days

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2017-05-19 18:30:00 2017-05-21 21:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Weekend Launch a startup in 54 hours. A high-energy weekend filled with aspiring and proven entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is the place to launch an idea, meet co-founders, and grow your networks... Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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From Start-up to Scale-up

When: 19 May 2017 9:00 AM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 3 hours

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2017-05-19 09:00:00 2017-05-19 12:00:00 Pacific/Auckland From Start-up to Scale-up It’s easy to start up a start-up... but what about when it's time to scale-up? Once you’ve validated your idea fits a market need, you need new skills, a... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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National Coworking Day

When: 11 May 2017 9:00 AM

Where: Awesome HQ. 192 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch,8

How Long: 8 hours

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2017-05-11 09:00:00 2017-05-11 17:00:00 Pacific/Auckland National Coworking Day Co-working spaces across New Zealand open their doors to the public, to showcase what sharing a working environment is all about. Awesome HQ. 192 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch,8 Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com