Communications Specialist - City of Greater Bendigo
Bendigo Invention + Innovation Festival starts next Monday

The Bendigo Invention + Innovation Festival is less than a week away so have you registered yet for this free event?  We’ve got an inspiring program and top speakers headlining the festival. Please visit bit.ly/2PXS9Du!

Once you’ve registered, DOWNLOAD our app for the full festival experience….the entire program is at your fingertips. Festival chair Paul Chapman doesn’t want you to miss out!

Thank you to our festival partners The Centre for Optimism, Bendigo Tech School, La Trobe University, Goldfields Local Learning and Employment Network, the Bendigo Manufacturing Group, Digital Innovation Futures Victoria and the Federal Government.

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Communications Specialist - City of Greater Bendigo
2020 Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival

2020 Bendigo Invention and Innovation Program

To mark its 10th birthday, the theme for this year’s Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival (2020BIIF) is Optimism through Innovation, celebrating Greater Bendigo’s role as Victoria’s premier regional city in innovation and manufacturing.

The free virtual festival will run over five weeks rather than the traditional one week, starting on Monday August 31.

Some of the festival highlights include:

  • An Optimistic Future for Regional Victoria – offering futurist perspectives from economic and social forecasts
  • Greater Bendigo’s New Gold Rush – the region could see its second gold boom with more jobs in mining, support and service industries

To register for 2020BIIF, please visit www.biif.com.au

Communications Specialist - City of Greater Bendigo
Hon Anthony Albanese MP endorses the Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival

Hon Anthony Albanese MP endorses Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival

The Australian Labor Party Leader Hon Anthony Albanese MP this week endorsed the work of the Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival and encouraged other areas of the country to replicate this region’s leadership in creativity and innovation.

Mr Albanese praised the innovation of the region and hoped it would lead to the creation of further jobs, creativity and innovation in a video address.

“The Bendigo Invention and Innovation Festival is a great idea. A great idea to celebrate the way in which our regional cities are leading the way when it comes to developing advanced manufacturing, when it comes to creativity, innovation, that is leading of course to job creation, it’s leading to economic activity,” Mr Albanese said.

“So, I certainly hope that this festival leads to more jobs, more innovation, more creativity, more economic activity in Bendigo, but other regions as well learn from the leadership that Bendigo is showing.”

To register for the festival, please visit www.biif.com.au