Past 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!

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Coffee & Jam

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

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Coffee & Jam

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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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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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

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #214

When: 4 Jul 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-07-04 12:30:00 2017-07-04 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #214 Speaker One: Peter Wells// Otakaro Orchard Peter spoke about the progression of the Otakaro Orchard which is a project by Edible Canterbury serving as a starting point to the... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP:Coffee and Jam #215

When: 11 Jul 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-07-11 12:30:00 2017-07-11 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP:Coffee and Jam #215 Speaker One: Eve Lafferty// Child and Youth Friendly Otautahi Initiate They are the heart of our community, they are the foundation of our cities future, they use many spaces... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Coffee and Jam #216

When: 18 Jul 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-07-18 12:30:00 2017-07-18 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee and Jam #216 This week Cecilia Clavijo is pitching VitaBag and some rapid pitching!Don't know what rapid pitching is? Come on down to EPIC and see what we mean. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #217

When: 25 Jul 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-07-25 12:30:00 2017-07-25 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #217 Speaker One: Jake Crouchley & Matt Marffy// Lab3  Lab3 is a Christchurch based software development startup. They bring ideas to life by solving problems using software. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENNT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #218

When: 1 Aug 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-08-01 12:30:00 2017-08-01 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENNT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #218 Speaker One: Anna & Sam from Imagination Station  Imagination Station is a creative and imaginative space in the heart of Christchurch city. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Brainstorming Group

When: 3 Aug 2017 5:30 PM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph St

How Long: 2 hours

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2017-08-03 17:30:00 2017-08-03 19:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Brainstorming 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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Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam #219

When: 8 Aug 2017 12:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-08-08 12:30:00 2017-08-08 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Coffee & Jam #219 At this session we have our Lab5 students pitching their ideas and Donna Morris pitching Webfair. Epic Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP:Coffee & Jam #220

When: 15 Aug 2017 12:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-08-15 12:30:00 2017-08-15 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP:Coffee & Jam #220 Speaker One: Central City Street Party/Urban Regeneration   Urban Regeneration is an initiative from Christchurch City Council, which started off after the earthquake, to help foster a sense of belonging. Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #22

When: 17 Aug 2017 2:00 PM

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

How Long: 5 hours

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2017-08-17 14:00:00 2017-08-17 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #22 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... Awesome HQ, 192 St Asaph Street, Christchurch CBD Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #221

When: 22 Aug 2017 12:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-08-22 12:30:00 2017-08-22 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #221 At this session, we have our Lab5 students pitching their new ideas and Prudence Walker pitching Celebrate Us.  Speaker One: Lab5 Lab5 is a youth accelerator programme that disrupts... Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #23

When: 24 Aug 2017 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ- 192 St Asaph Street, CHCH

How Long: 4 hours

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2017-08-24 09:30:00 2017-08-24 13:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #23 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... Awesome HQ- 192 St Asaph Street, CHCH Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #222

When: 29 Aug 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-08-29 12:30:00 2017-08-29 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #222 At this session, Ministry of Awesome shared some exciting news with the introduction of our new Chief Awesome Officer (CAO) Marian Johnson and our second speaker was Izzie Guo... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #223

When: 5 Sep 2017 12:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-09-05 12:30:00 2017-09-05 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #223 Speaker One: Lab5 students  The Bees: This team found a problem with bees dying around New Zealand and that local farmers were spraying harmful pesticides on their crops that were... Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #224

When: 12 Sep 2017 12:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-09-12 12:30:00 2017-09-12 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee & Jam #224 Speaker One: Forbes Howle of The Anchorage The Anchorage is the cafe or rather the home of Sailers Son, the coffee brand that sponsors Coffee & Jam. Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

The Workshop Series

When: 14 Sep 2017 5:30 PM

Where: Awesome HQ & other venues

How Long: 7 months

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