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 & Jam #237 FIRST ONE BACK FOR 2018!

When: 23 Jan 2018 12:30 PM

Where: Greenhouse, 146 Lichfield Street CHCH

How Long: 1 hour

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2018-01-23 12:30:00 2018-01-23 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee & Jam #237 FIRST ONE BACK FOR 2018! Please be aware this week's event will be hosted at Greenhouse at 146A Lichfield Street. In our first session of 2018, students from University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship will be pitching their projects/businesses... Greenhouse, 146 Lichfield Street CHCH Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #27

When: 25 Jan 2018 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, 801

How Long: 20 mins

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2018-01-25 09:30:00 2018-01-25 09:50:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #27 Have you got an idea for a great product? Are you thinking about starting your own business or social enterprise?  Or have you got a thousand ideas you just don't... Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, 801 Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event Partnerships

Startup Breakfast Club: The Process of Validation

When: 31 Jan 2018 7:15 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street

How Long: 2 hours

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2018-01-31 07:15:00 2018-01-31 08:45:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Breakfast Club: The Process of Validation Ministry of Awesome's STARTUP BREAKFAST CLUB powered by MYOB  is made for all you budding entrepreneurs and start-ups in Christchurch. Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space.

At Coffee & Jam, you will meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and you’ll hear from local, national, and global speakers. Every week two speakers lead the show. The first is a new entrepreneur that shares their recent entrepreneurial journey and pitches their idea, event, business or project. The second is a seasoned veteran entrepreneur or start-up authority who shares their entrepreneurial journey, wisdom, and the lessons they've learned along the way.

And, as always, there's free coffee, tea, Grizzly Bagel bread, and jam for everyone!

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 & Jam #237 FIRST ONE BACK FOR 2018!

When: 23 Jan 2018 12:30 PM

Where: Greenhouse, 146 Lichfield Street CHCH

How Long: 1 hour

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2018-01-23 12:30:00 2018-01-23 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee & Jam #237 FIRST ONE BACK FOR 2018! Please be aware this week's event will be hosted at Greenhouse at 146A Lichfield Street. In our first session of 2018, students from University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship will be pitching their projects/businesses... Greenhouse, 146 Lichfield Street CHCH Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #236

When: 12 Dec 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-12-12 12:30:00 2017-12-12 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #236 We’ve had a very busy year at Cofee and Jam with our 236th session to wrap it all up.We've sourced over 70 entrepreneurial minded speakers to encourage our community to think... EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #235

When: 5 Dec 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St.

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-12-05 12:30:00 2017-12-05 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #235 In this session, Hannah Watkinson enlightened us about the Welder Collective and Lucy Bennetto talked about the awesome journey of Bennetto Chocolate.  EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St. Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam #234

When: 28 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St.

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-11-28 12:30:00 2017-11-28 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee & Jam #234 During this session, Jacob Kohn will pitch End to End Design to us and Andy McLeod, Director of Sales at Fluent IQ will elaborate on his awesome entrepreneurial story. ... EPIC Innovation Building, 76/106 Manchester St. 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: Redefining Success and Support

When: 6 Sep 2016 5:30 PM

How Long: 2 hours

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Double Shot Sessions

Double Shot Session: Bold Women

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 Double Shot Session: Bold Women 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

Activator Caffeine Adventure #27

When: 25 Jan 2018 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, 801

How Long: 20 mins

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2018-01-25 09:30:00 2018-01-25 09:50:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #27 Have you got an idea for a great product? Are you thinking about starting your own business or social enterprise?  Or have you got a thousand ideas you just don't... Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, 801 Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #26

When: 7 Dec 2017 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St. Asaph Street CHCH

How Long: 20 mins

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #25

When: 6 Nov 2017 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St. Asaph Street, CHCH

How Long: 20 mins

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Start-Up Activation

The Launch Club Workshop Series

When: 26 Oct 2017 5:30 PM

Where: Awesome HQ & other venues

How Long: 1 month

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2017-10-26 17:30:00 2017-11-30 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland The Launch Club Workshop Series Dive deep into various aspects of your business from purpose to prospects and pricing to pitching. Network with like-minded ideators and set yourself up for success. Awesome HQ & other venues 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

Startup Breakfast Club: The Process of Validation

When: 31 Jan 2018 7:15 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street

How Long: 2 hours

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2018-01-31 07:15:00 2018-01-31 08:45:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Breakfast Club: The Process of Validation Ministry of Awesome's STARTUP BREAKFAST CLUB powered by MYOB  is made for all you budding entrepreneurs and start-ups in Christchurch. Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event Partnerships

Start-up Breakfast Club: Essentials for Success

When: 29 Nov 2017 7:15 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street

How Long: 2 hours

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Event Partnerships

Startup Breakfast Club

When: 19 Oct 2017 7:15 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street

How Long: 2 hours

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2017-10-19 07:15:00 2017-10-19 09:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Breakfast Club Ministry of Awesome's STARTUP BREAKFAST CLUB powered by MYOB is made for all you budding entrepreneurs and start-ups in Christchurch. Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street 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