Upcoming Events

  • ASE Business Camp
    Wed, Jan 13
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Jan 13, 9:00 AM – Jan 15, 4:00 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    Your child can start a business in just 3 days! This is a call out for young Aussies aged 7 to 14 years who want to make a positive change in the world through business and entrepreneurship! Sign up now to get an exclusive $50 off with the code SPNQ2021
 

Past Events

  • Smart Precinct NQ Christmas Party!
    Thu, Dec 10
    Tiny Mountain Brewery
    Dec 10, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Tiny Mountain Brewery, 20 Palmer St, South Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    It's been a crazy year so let's unwind and celebrate together at the SPNQ Christmas Party!
  • Understanding Human Performance: How AI is advancing Workplace Health and Safety
    Tue, Dec 08
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Dec 08, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    KJR is joining with partners to host an interactive and informative afternoon with the theme of Understanding Human Performance: How AI is Advancing Workplace Health and Safety. This two hour event showcases how AI can provide physical performance insights on the sports court and in the workplace
  • Smart Precinct NQ Investors Evening
    Thu, Nov 26
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Nov 26, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    This event is designed to help local investors learn how to invest in high-growth Australian businesses at early stage. Investors will also learn about the due diligence process, average investment ticket, mechanisms available and what options will best fit their investment capability.
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Nov 24
    Online Event
    Nov 24, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Game Changers: in conversation with Gemma Lloyd | SPNQ Watch Party
    Wed, Nov 18
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Nov 18, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    The grand finale of the 2020 Game Changers series showcases Gemma Lloyd, CEO and co-founder of WORK180 - a company with a purpose to empower every woman to choose a workplace where they can thrive.This event is a great opportunity for our Female Founders community to network and learn together.
  • Game Changers: in conversation with Gemma Lloyd | Watch Party
    Wed, Nov 18
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Nov 18, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    In collaboration with CityLibraries Townsville we present our very first watch party!
  • Big Ideas Youth Challenge
    Tue, Nov 17
    Thuringowa State High School
    Nov 17, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Thuringowa State High School, 26-54 S Vickers Rd, Condon QLD 4815, Australia
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Nov 10
    Online Event
    Nov 10, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • STARTUP ONRAMP Inaugural Graduation
    Wed, Oct 28
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Oct 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Oct 27
    Online Event
    Oct 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Module 14: Bonus Content/ Where to Next?
    Thu, Oct 15
    Online Event
    Oct 15, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Oct 13
    Online Event
    Oct 13, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Founder2Founder | Jindou Lee (HappyCo)
    Fri, Oct 09
    Online Event
    Oct 09, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Online Event
    Founder 2 Founder is a series of informal events with entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a high-growth start-up. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Jindou Lee, co-founder of HappyCo, a software company that builds mobile property operations.
  • Module 13: Advice for Teams
    Thu, Oct 08
    Online Event
    Oct 08, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • Effective communication: dealing with tricky situations in person.
    Wed, Oct 07
    Online Event - FREE
    Oct 07, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+10
    Online Event - FREE
    Difficult customers? Giving staff feedback? Reviews and comments to respond to? Sometimes those tricky conversations can leave us lost for words. Join this session for real examples, workshop your responses and take away ideas to help in future.
  • Module 12: How to Pitch your Company
    Thu, Oct 01
    Online Event
    Oct 01, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Sep 29
    Online Event
    Sep 29, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Founder 2 Founder
    Fri, Sep 25
    Online Event
    Sep 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Online Event
    Founder 2 Founder is a series of informal events with entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a high-growth start-up. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Alon Matas, founder of BetterHelp is the world’s largest counselling service.
  • JCU Ideas Lab Fireside Webinar Chat
    Thu, Sep 24
    Online Webinar
    Sep 24, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Online Webinar
    Join us as we chat with Kelvin Ross, Director, Queensland AI Hub. AI is a rapidly growing technology. Join us as we discuss the opportunities for industries based in regional Queensland.
  • MONTHLY BUZZ - The Space Age: Closer Than We Think?
    Thu, Sep 24
    Online Event
    Sep 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Online Event
    As exciting as space is, many may feel it is far removed to our lives and work here on Planet Earth. But this a common misconception and one we are partnering with Moonshot to put to rest. The reality? Space goes beyond rockets and satellites to span all industries, current and emerging.
  • How to delegate and outsource by Dante St James
    Fri, Sep 18
    Online Event - FREE
    Sep 18, 2020, 1:30 PM GMT+10 – Sep 19, 2020, 2:30 AM GMT+10
    Online Event - FREE
    It's your business. But you need help. Yet you don't want to let go of the important stuff. It's time to learn how to delegate! This workshop is brought to you by Business Station and AusIndustry under the ASBAS Digital Solutions Program
  • Hobby or Startup? - Tips for Market Validation with Keagan Chisnall
    Wed, Sep 16
    Smart Precinct NQ
    Sep 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Smart Precinct NQ, 143 Walker St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    The most important activity in entrepreneurship is validation. From those with a fuzzy idea of something cool to the seasoned business expert, this Q&A is for you! Come along to meet Keagan, one of our region's most passionate founders, to get the energy, direction support you need to take the leap.
  • Festival of Change - Striving to Thrive - Stories of Changemaking
    Wed, Sep 16
    Online Interactive Workshop
    Sep 16, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Interactive Workshop
    Connected communities are healthy communities – so how do we foster the physical, mental, emotional and social health, well-being and safety of all residents, and the community at large? Storytelling is a powerful way to learn from others, gain insight and inspire action.
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Sep 15
    Online Event
    Sep 15, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Founder 2 Founder
    Fri, Sep 11
    Online Event
    Sep 11, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Online Event
    Founder 2 Founder is a series of informal events with entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a high-growth start-up. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com the world's largest freelancing marketplace.
  • Entrepreneurs in Residence: Where to From Here
    Fri, Sep 04
    CityLibraries Townsville
    Sep 04, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    CityLibraries Townsville, Level 1/280 Flinders St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    The workshops are finished, but this is not the end of the road. Come along and celebrate your journey and let the library staff know how to continue to support you in your journey of entrepreneurship. Presented by Green Apple. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • Module 08: Sales & Marketing for Startups
    Thu, Sep 03
    Online Event
    Sep 03, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • From Idea to Unicorn - Blake Pelling, SafetyCulture (Webinar)
    Thu, Sep 03
    Webinar of Live Event
    Sep 03, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Webinar of Live Event
    It is possible to grow a 'Unicorn' business in regional Australia. Hear from Blake Pelling, one of the original SafetyCulture dream team, as he tells the captivating story of their journey so far. Including accessing funding and AusIndustry Grants.
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Sep 01
    Online Event
    Sep 01, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Life Design for Entrepreneurs
    Mon, Aug 31
    CityLibraries Thuringowa Central
    Aug 31, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    CityLibraries Thuringowa Central, 86 Thuringowa Dr, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817, Australia
    What is the difference between habits, routines and rituals? Why are they important and how can they help you get through your day and week? Find out in this workshop with Hayley Golledge. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • Module 07: Naming & Branding
    Thu, Aug 27
    Online Event
    Aug 27, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • Social Media for Entrepreneurs
    Thu, Aug 27
    Online Event
    Aug 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Join Filitsa and Mitra from Green Apple Entrepreneurs and discover the best social media platforms for your business, where to find your audience and how to engage with them. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • The Conscious Entrepreneur
    Wed, Aug 26
    Online Event
    Aug 26, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    We are going through a paradigm shift. In order to succeed we need to discover why it’s important to access our authentic power and integrate a life of purpose into our entrepreneurial landscape. Presented by Mitra Maggs. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • JCU Ideas Lab Fireside Webinar Chat
    Tue, Aug 25
    Online Webinar
    Aug 25, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Webinar
    Join us as we chat with Alan Crabbe, co-founder of Birchal & Pozible to demystify equity crowdfunding for startup founders. The question feed will be open, so don't miss this opportunity to find out how you can bring your startup to life and create lasting relationships through building a community.
  • Module 06: Building and Launching your product
    Thu, Aug 20
    Online Event
    Aug 20, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • Founder to Founder
    Thu, Aug 20
    Online Event
    Aug 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Online Event
    Entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a successful high-growth technology startup. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Larry Diamond co-founder of Zip Co. With 12 years experience in retail, IT, corporate finance and investment banking.
  • Heart of Modern Entrepreneurship
    Thu, Aug 20
    Online Event
    Aug 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
    Lessons from Silicon Valley to local entrepreneurs. Stay ahead of entrepreneurial trends & competitors by understanding the forces shaping innovation, capital growth & product differentiation. Presented by Borhan Borhani. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Aug 18
    Online Event
    Aug 18, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Module 05: Validating your Startup Idea
    Thu, Aug 13
    Online Event
    Aug 13, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • Facebook for Entrepreneurs
    Tue, Aug 11
    CityLibraries Townsville
    Aug 11, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    CityLibraries Townsville, Level 1/280 Flinders St, Townsville QLD 4810, Australia
    Build your online community and get the most from your Facebook presence. Learn to optimise your Facebook account for best results by tailoring your message to talk to your audience. Presented by Green Apple Marketing. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • Entrepreneur in Residence - Program Launch
    Mon, Aug 10
    CityLibraries Thuringowa Central
    Aug 10, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    CityLibraries Thuringowa Central, 86 Thuringowa Dr, Thuringowa Central QLD 4817, Australia
    Join us for the launch of Entrepreneur in Residence program and discover how the library can be used as a FREE resource for your entrepreneurial journey. Presented by Green Apple Marketing and Townsville CityLibraries. A FREE Townsville CityLibraries Entrepreneur in Residence event.
  • Founder to Founder Friday
    Fri, Aug 07
    Online Event
    Aug 07, 2020, 12:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Online Event
    Entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a successful high-growth technology startup. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Stephen Phillips is the CEO of Mawson Ventures, an Australian tech firm investing in AI, materials and renewable energy.
  • Module 04: Value Proposition
    Thu, Aug 06
    Online Event
    Aug 06, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Aug 04
    Online Event
    Aug 04, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • Rollercoaster Junkie
    Tue, Aug 04
    Online Event
    Aug 04, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Are you a Rollercoaster Junkie? If you're an entrepreneur you better be! Jayne Arlett is joining us to talk about the highs and lows of small business and how to survive a difficult economic climate.
  • OQCE Town Hall Talk with Maria Macnamara, CEO of Advance
    Tue, Aug 04
    Online Event
    Aug 04, 2020, 3:30 PM
    Online Event
    Chief Entrepreneur Leanne Kemp talks with Maria Macnamara, CEO of Advance. Register via https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cvv6sMNZSo61JoG3i8-50g
  • Founder to Founder Friday
    Fri, Jul 31
    Online Event
    Jul 31, 2020, 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
    Online Event
    The Founder 2 Founder series is a series of informal events with in-person and virtual entrepreneurs sharing their journey, tips, and strategies to become a successful high-growth technology startup. This week featuring Founder2Founder chat and Q&A with Vu Tran from GO1.
  • Module 03: Startup Failure
    Thu, Jul 30
    Online Event
    Jul 30, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • NQ Inventors Meetup (Online)
    Tue, Jul 28
    Online Event
    Jul 28, 2020, 12:06 PM – 12:21 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    Have you developed a great product or have an idea for one that you'd like to see go to market? Then this is the Meetup for you! NQ Inventors Group is a community of like minded people creating innovative products and with a desire to commercialise them.
  • JCU Ideas Lab Fireside Webinar Chat
    Fri, Jul 24
    Online Webinar
    Jul 24, 2020, 1:00 PM – 1:40 PM
    Online Webinar
    Join us as we chat with Alan Jones from Remarkable & M8 Ventures to discuss startups & investment in FNQ - be sure to bring your questions!
  • Module 02: Startup Success
    Thu, Jul 23
    Online Event
    Jul 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • Module 01: Startup Basics
    Thu, Jul 16
    Online Event
    Jul 16, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Startup Onramp Founders Course
  • OQCE Toolbox Talk with David McKeague
    Tue, Jul 14
    Online Event
    Jul 14, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    Online Event
    How Businesses actually raise capital on Sand Hill Road.
  • OQCE Town Hall Talk with (Townsville's very own) Alana Kennedy
    Wed, Jun 10
    Online Event
    Jun 10, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online Event
  • Your chance to chat with two of Townsville's most talented inventors! (Online Event)
    Tue, Jun 09
    Online Event
    Jun 09, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    It's Alive!!
  • Startup Onramp Information Session with Colin Kinner
    Thu, May 28
    Online event
    May 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online event
    Your chance to meet the man himself and discuss the Startup Onramp Founders course in more detail.
  • NQ Inventors Group Meetup
    Tue, May 26
    Online Event
    May 26, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    It's Alive!!
  • NQ Entrepreneurs Virtual Happy Hour
    Fri, May 22
    Online Event
    May 22, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online Event
    Connect with Townsville's local entrepreneurs. No agenda, just Friday afternoon fun!
  • Office of the Chief Entrepreneur - Town Hall Talk with the CEO of the National Retail Association
    Wed, May 13
    Online event
    May 13, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Online event
  • NQ Inventors Group Meetup
    Tue, May 12
    Online Event
    May 12, 2020, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM GMT+10
    Online Event
    It's Alive!!
  • NQ Inventors Meeting
    Wed, May 06
    Online Event
    May 06, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    It's alive!!! Join NQ's inventor community is discussing ideas or products you've already created! Everyone welcome.
  • Developing your Career
    Tue, May 05
    Online Event
    May 05, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    DevNQ brings you a panel of industry experts answer your questions on finding a career in software development, operations and design in North Queensland.
  • Entrepreneurs Virtual Happy Hour
    Fri, May 01
    Online Event
    May 01, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online Event
    Your chance to connect with Townsville's entrepreneurs from the comfort of your very own lounge room!
  • NQ Inventors Meeting
    Tue, Apr 28
    Online Event
    Apr 28, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online Event
    Your chance to connect and talk shop with NQ's inventors!