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The purpose of our events is to share insight and inspire people to develop great skill in the pursuit for making positive lasting impact that benefits us all. Our events also aim to cultivate our collaborative creative community of virtuosos, where we form connections and celebrate others creative acts.

Upcoming Community Events

Little Inventors Workshops
Aug
31
to Sep 1

Little Inventors Workshops

  • Hanger 5 - Classic Flyers Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Little Inventors is an inspiring and imaginative educational workshop with a playful and practical blend of science, design, engineering and math, along with a good dose of storytelling. Little Inventors is designed to engage young kids in all the fun that comes from problem solving and creativity and help give littlies confidence to try new things, openly think about new ideas, and positivity to learn that they can achieve whatever they set their mind to in life. 

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Sports Performance Innovation Forum
Sep
5
9:00 AM09:00

Sports Performance Innovation Forum

  • Bay Oval, Blake Park, Kawaka Street Mount Maunganui (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

How do you advance human potential is performance sport? This year’s Sports Performance Innovation Forum explores this concept and the convergence of food nutrition, equipment design and athletic endeavour, with distinct perspectives from leading professionals in the world of sports innovation.

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The Sandbox - Design Accelerator
Sep
6
to Sep 30

The Sandbox - Design Accelerator

Open minds and open spaces let creativity flourish. To be truly innovative you need a place to experiment, to play, to build things and break things. Welcome to The Sandbox. Sandbox is The Bay of Plenty's new accelerator pilot being run this year in The Mount. This year the Sandbox forms an extension of the SPI-2019 Forum within Groundswell, bringing a focus on active sport innovation. So, how might we advance human potential through innovation? Stay tuned, more will follow.

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