Early Bird Tickets Are Only On Sale Only Until July 6

Early bird tickets are only on sale until July 6, so make sure you get in now so you don't miss this price. If you are a regional council, business chamber, startup, innovation leader, university or small business you are invited! 

If you haven't already we'd love to connect with you via our Facebook page and help us share a few articles you might find interesting. There's always lots to chat about over there!

If you've missed anything, here's a little recap on what's been happening lately...

We launched...

  • Can't make the conference but still want all the good stuff? LIVE STREAM it all to your home or office. Click here to purchase - https://eightpointeight.com.au/tickets/ Inclusions - Livestreaming tickets will provide access to the full 2 day conference keynote and panel sessions via livestreaming video link.
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We shared...

  • Building a clever and prosperous country also requires clever and prosperous regions, which is why it is crucial that we overcome the significant gap in educational achievement between regional, rural and remote students and metropolitan students. Read more here.
  • If we can open up regional Victoria through better rail services then that opens up better housing opportunities and it’s good for tourism and business investment. Read more here.


We thanked...

  • SHOUT OUT to White Top Venues who is one of our partners for the #8point8 conference. We are so excited to bring you our gala dinner from within one of these stunning marquees. White Top Venues pride themselves on bringing a premium marquee venue to your event with high quality furnishings and an experienced team comes with them. No need to worry about the organisation, design and set up. We can't wait to show you the finished look! 
  • SHOUT OUT to Adam Bannister Event Production who is one of our partners for the #8point8 conference. Adam will be providing production coordination and AV services throughout the whole event.

We introduced...

  • Guest speaker: Cr Kevin Mack. Session:COUNCILS CHAMBERS AND INITIATIVES- EVOCITIES: AN EXPLORATION OF COLLABORATION

Read more about our speakers and the program via our website.

Dianna Somerville