A guide to convincing your boss about Pause Fest

The Future is Intimate. 3 days. 30 internationals. 7 stages. 200 speakers. 18 Panels. 24 Workshops. 30 startups. 21 tracks of content. Pause Fest 2019 is fast approaching.

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Sometimes, working smarter means not being ‘at work’ at all – instead, it means being at Pause Fest. As the world’s leading creativity-infused business event, Pause Fest is the place where you and your team can join the world’s best creators, explorers, and leaders in getting ahead of the tech, business, and creative curve.

Across a range of guest speakers, panels, workshops and networking events, Pause Fest offers the rare chance to get up-close-and-personal with industry-changing, culture-defining and spine-tingling ideas. Then, armed with a head full of new knowledge, you’ll return to work ready to make your company bigger, better, and bolder.

Why you should attend:

Pause offers real solutions

Across seven stages, Pause Fest will host 200 speakers, 24 workshops, 18 panels, 30 startups, and 21 tracks of content. At the end of the event, you’ll be up to speed on not just what’s happening in your industry but why, where and when it’s happening too.

Pause means business

Looking for new staff? Need a partner to take a project to the next level? Keen to invest in a startup? Want some extra insight to kick your client pitch up a notch? With over 2000 attendees on sight, Pause Fest is the best place to meet people, do business and get inspired.

Pause brings the world to you

For any business, staying on top of the latest trends, tech and creative happenings is crucial. Every Pause session is an opportunity to access that information – you’ll be on the pulse of everything that’s happening, everywhere.

Pause is a gathering of the best

From Google to NASA and local game changers, you’ll have 30 international speakers, 170 local speakers, and 2000 attendees to meet, listen to and learn from. The best bit? You can take everything you’ve learned back your company.

Pause will grow your network

Connect with peers and solve problems together. Meet potential partners, suppliers, investors and employees.  At any given moment, there are thousands of potentially industry-changing conversations just waiting to happen.

World-class speakers, world-class ideas

Across the 200 speakers taking to the Pause stage are global leaders in everything from the Future of Work to Artificial Intelligence, Social Good, Brands & Marketing, Startup & Tech and more. They include Kate O’Keefe, Founder & Senior Director at Cisco CHILL, Shawn Johnson, Global VP of Product & Design at Discovery Inc, Emma Chiu, Creative Innovation Director at JWT and Rachael O’Meara, Author of Pause at Google.

Pause Fest 2019 will take over Federation Square, Melbourne from Wednesday 6 February until Friday 8 February 2019. Tickets are available through the festival’s website.