Bright Sparks:The Spark Festival kicks off this week – here are 5 events to light your fire

- October 11, 2021 2 MIN READ
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Spark Festival – Australia’s biggest event for founders, business owners and anyone looking to hustle their way out of COVID and into 2022 is starting this Wednesday, so we asked Spark Festival director Maxine Sherrin to pick out 5 things worth putting in the diary for the week ahead.

The full program is massive so to help you out, and you can always take in more, but here are her five must-see events happening this week.


Spark Festival director Maxine Sherrin

Light Your Spark: Meet the Spark Festival Community

6pm AEDT, Wed, Oct 13

The opening night online event is a terrific way to hear from 30 event hosts from across the Spark Festival community and get a 90 second executive summary of their upcoming event. 


Music Startups: The Next Aussie Tech Goldrush

11am AEDT, Thu, Oct 14

Here’s one for investors looking to think outside the box. Australia has a rich history of entrepreneurship in the music industry and innovative Australian companies are starting to break through on the global stage. Meet some of the Australian music industry’s most forward-thinking investors who are backing the next generation of music tech startup founders.


Growth Hack Your Revenue

3pm AEDT, Thu, Oct 14

Looking to grow your revenue in the next 12 months? Um, yeah. Tune into this interactive event to find out about a range of proven ways to grow revenue with little or no additional cost and demonstrable results within weeks or months.


Ignite your Financials

10am AEDT, Fri Oct 15

Whether you’re an emerging entrepreneur or a seasoned innovator, you can’t afford to gloss over the financials. Effective accounting is not just a matter of compliance – it can determine your business success. Businesses with a strong handle on their financials are better able to make quick, data-driven decisions. Bring your tricky questions to this interactive event!


NFT Sparkle – A Deep Dive Into This Fascinating New World

12:30pm AEDT, Fri, Oct 15

Non-Fungible Tokens, widely known as NFTs, seem to have come out of nowhere over the past 6 months and positioned themselves as the latest cool thing. Is there anything more going on here than just another bubble? Hear from six local luminaries who’ve been in the Blockchain space for years, and make up your own mind!

Interested in more events like this? Check out the upcoming Spark Festival 2021 program.