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Tech Summit

September 12, 2018

2018 Canterbury Tech Summit – 12th September at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

The Canterbury Tech Summit explores trends, opportunities, and major shifts on the horizon. In 2017 over 700 members of the tech ecosystem gathered to be inspired by world-class speakers, build lasting connections and grow New Zealand’s technology sector.

How to get involved:

Our call for speakers and sponsors is now open, please contact summit@canterburytech.nz if you would like more information. Registrations for the event will open early June.

Why attend?

  •  Make deals and do business with serious entrepreneurs, industry leaders, innovators, and investors.
  •  Get access to Canterbury’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and meet up with decision makers in a collaborative environment.
  •  Engage with multipliers and community members who actively support our ecosystem including Callaghan Innovation and ChristchurchNZ.
  •  Challenge yourself to create solutions that could change our world.
  •  Cross-pollinate your business with innovative new ideas

Who should attend?

The Summit is for everyone with an interest in the tech sector particularly if you:

  •  are a founder/ entrepreneur wanting to hear other people’s success stories
  •  sell software products
  •  support a tech company with your professional expertise (e.g. marketing, HR, legal, finance)
  •  manage a dev team
  •  are a student interested in joining the vibrant tech industry

 Attendee feedback from 2017:

“It is the best value must attend IT networking event in NZ.”

“Some of the staff at our company were attending for the first time. I think it gave them a sense of just how big and important the IT scene is in Christchurch”

“The standout event on the annual calendar for our sector to get together, and increasingly to demonstrate how well the sector is faring here in Canterbury.”

“The Summit was well run with a very high calibre of speakers and excellent opportunities to network.”

“It’s an essential event for anyone working in the tech sector in the South Island.”

See highlights from the 2017 Canterbury Tech Summit:

You can view all the presentations from the 2017 Summit on our Canterbury Tech YouTube channel.


September 12, 2018


Air Force Museum
45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch
Christchurch, Canterbury 8042 New Zealand
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03-343 9532
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