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Myriad Festival 2017—unlocking the future of business, tech & lifestyle

Silicon Valley, London, Tokyo and now Queensland! The attention of some of the world’s most innovative minds all focussed on Queensland in March 2017 for the southern hemisphere’s inaugural Myriad festival.

Featuring a world class line up of speakers and entertainment, entrepreneurs, investors, business owners, tech-lovers, and innovators Myriad 2017 filled the Brisbane Powerhouse with ideas and innovation for two and a half days.

Breaking it down, Myriad 2017 in numbers:

  • 3300 total audience participation (including satellite events)
  • 46% of ticket holders were associated with the startup sector
  • 56% are decision makers within their business
  • 11% attendees from interstate (highest percentage from NSW), 3% international, 86% Queensland
  • The highest motivations for attending were for networking and professional development opportunities
  • The average number of new contacts made during Myriad was 8.9
  • 164 exhibitors
  • 149 speakers (33 interstate, 49 interstate, 53 local, 14 regional), 22 facilitators, 98 sessions
  • 1000 high school and university students participated in Myriad High program

Myriad 2017 in photos

Designed by the team behind legendary events like SXSW (USA) and Slush (Finland), Myriad 2017 built on the success of the 2016 Advance Queensland Innovation and Investment Summit.

Myriad is presented in partnership with the Queensland Government through a three-year $2.1 million agreement with Myriad Technology Conferences to host the festival from 2017 to 2019.

See you all again in 2018!

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Last updated
6 June, 2017

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