5 May 2021
10:30am - 5:30pm
We're taking over Golden Boy and Africola for one special night to remember. It'll be hard to forget the year that was 2020: bushfires, a global pandemic, an economic crisis... events outside of our control forced many of us to change our relationships with eachother, and take a closer look at the benefits and drawbacks of the tools we use to connect when we can't be together physically. 'Zoom fatigue' is now part of the lexicon. But things are looking up. So we think it's time for us all to come together in South Australia, for an EMERGENCE* Festival Supper Party! We invite you to come together to enjoy some of the nation's best food and drink, alongside some of the world's most interesting, curious people. Step away from your screen, and join us in this unique opportunity to come together for a night of connection and celebration. Space is limited - so please don't hesitate. We want to celebrate with you.
309 North Terrace
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_SOUTHSTART is about people coming together, collaborating, talking ideas, and passing stories through generations.
Karl Telfer, Co-Founder at Yellaka
It’s been a super productive week at _SOUTHSTART. Great insights and learnings for me to take back home.
Anna El Tahchy, CTO at Nourish Ingredients
The energy in the room was amplified. The smiles multiplied. The connections strengthened. We all ended up on the winning team.
Julie Trell, Chief Play Officer at Playful Purpose
You guys throw a mean party. Nice to be a part of it. Thanks for the fun!
Simon Thomsen, Editor at Startup Daily
An incredible week at _SOUTHSTART, revelling in human connections, stories and new ideas.
Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder at HEX
The [Fintech] event I went to translated to real $$$ for us. [That] is the real impact of _SOUTHSTART events. Thank you!
Alison Nikula, Care App
I woke up this morning thinking, what the heck did I just experience? Very grateful to have met you all and will be back next year unconditionally. Thanks you absolute legends!
Lauren Black, Atlassian Foundation
I was struck by the uniqueness of this event as it started and continued to focus on us as humans – not just superstar entrepreneurs, but humans. We need this approach if entrepreneurs are to deliver the social and economic changes we need in the world.
Dr Sarah Pearson – Investor, Board Director, Advisor & Innovation Leader
All the team at _SOUTHSTART did an amazing job of making me feel welcome in their city, and the event itself was one of the most organised I've had the privilege of being involved in.
Cameron Adams – Co-Founder at Canva
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