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We’re closing off Adelaide’s Vardon avenue, taking over some of our favourite bars, restaurants and morning coffee haunts and loading up the laneway with tasty BBQ’s, pop up bars and vibrant entertainment. Bask in the brilliance of good hospitality, interesting people and exciting conversation at SOCIAL.

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Date

8 March 2023

Time

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Location:

Vardon Avenue

SOCIAL

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We’re closing off Adelaide’s Vardon avenue, taking over some of our favourite bars and restaurants, while loading up the laneway with tasty BBQ’s, pop-ups and vibrant entertainment. Kicking off with Happy Hour, you’ll bask in the brilliance of good hospitality, interesting people and exciting conversation. For those who are in search of connecting with the industries and sectors relevant to your business, an upgraded ticket option will be offered, to wine & dine with industry peers at a selected restaurant in Adelaide’s East End.

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Head over to Vardon Avenue on Adelaide’s East End for an evening affair with your fellow ODYSSEY attendees. Whether you’ve come from CAMP(US), ANGEL SUMMIT, SCALEUP SUMMIT or are commencing your odyssey at this event alone - it will surely set the tone for what’s to come. With the smell of delicious food wafting through the air & available in abundance, drinks flowing and a street alive with the sounds of new & old friendships igniting; you'll be welcomed into the warm arms of Adelaide's Mad March atmosphere. Please note, we have a limited number of dinner options available to ODYSSEY ticket holders on a first-come, best-dressed basis. However, if you don't end up at an additional dinner, have no fear; this SOCIAL experience is carefully designed to encompass an intimate supper party atmosphere from the get-go!

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Join us for a special dinner for leading founders, investors & field experts with a direct interest in the Space Industry, powered by PwC & Fleet Space. Throughout the evening we'll explore current industry trends, major opportunities and challenges - underpinned by connection & camaraderie.

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Join us for a special dinner for leading founders, investors & field experts with a direct interest in the AgriFoodTech Industry, powered by Agrifutures. Throughout the evening we'll explore current industry trends, major opportunities and challenges - underpinned by connection & camaraderie.

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Vardon Avenue

Vardon Avenue

Vardon Avenue

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Our tickets are designed as multi-day experiences, which unlock access to several events, designed to optimise your festival journey.  Our main ticket (aka General Admission) is: ODYSSEY; ACCESS CAMP(US), SOCIAL & VILLAGE. We also have additional options for qualified attendees; to ensure that we’re connecting you to the right content track from the get-go. Upon purchasing a ticket, you will unlock access to AFTERGLOW events as an add-on experience.

From $399

ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

This is our hero ticket, and unlocks access to our core events: CAMP(US) + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th). This includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. What’s more; you’ll unlock post-purchase AFTERGLOW (10th)  & SOCIAL add-on options that will only amplify your experience. A special FOUNDER // ODYSSEY rate is available at checkout, alongside the chance to apply for Rampersand VC’s THE GIANT WARM INTRO & our PITCH STAGE program, hosted by Startmate. Applications close on 24th of Feb, so you’ll want to get in quick!

$599

ANGEL // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you an active Angel Investor? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Southern Angels. You’ll unlock access to: ANGEL SUMMIT + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. Limited to 100 places, you’ll have the opportunity to share best practice approaches amongst other Angels, including how to avoid unconscious bias, how to approach deal-specific due diligence and how to manage follow-on rounds after the cheque. You’ll also have ample moments to find your next great investment opportunity at SOCIAL & VILLAGE with other ODYSSEY guests.

$599

CORPORATE // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you a Corporate Executive or Board Director? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Stone & Chalk. You’ll unlock access to: SOCIAL (8th) & CORPORATE INNOVATION SUMMIT (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride and connection with guests attending VILLAGE. Limited to 150 places, we’ll dive deep into Australia’s opportunity to innovate our corporate sector. This includes identifying the challenges that we must consider, in a global context, to progress into the future; highlighting what is working well and dive into the world of corporate venture, as a key method to effectively engaging with startups.

$429

SCALEUP // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you a Founder of a Series A+ Stage Company? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Mckinsey & Company. You’ll unlock access to: SCALEUP SUMMIT + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. Limited to 90 places, you’ll connect with key industry experts, other founders and leaders to discuss pathways for support in your growth journey. This includes insights into the opportunities and challenges of scaling across borders while navigating the path from Series A to IPO, fundraising, legal and more. Join us as we seek to foster a better understanding of the growth journey, its complexity and the resources needed to navigate it.

$29

START(UP) ACADEMY

From

7 March 2023

To

7 March 2023

Join us at START(UP) ACADEMY (7th); a summit for future founders. Created to ignite minds, challenge perspectives, and expose young people to the world of entrepreneurship. Early Bird tickets are now available for educators and students

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