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Big Fish Cairns 2021

Thu 8 April 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Big Fish Cairns 2021

Hosted by Cairns Regional Council, Launch FNQ, YEP Entrepreneurship Facilitators Cairns.


Are you full of bright ideas? Join us at the 2021 Big Fish Program and learn how to turn your ideas into reality!


Bringing together 50 budding entrepreneurs from our region, aged 13 – 18, for 2 days of intensive and fun learning through doing. You’ll be guided through the creative entrepreneurship process.


You WILL start a new enterprise in two days!


On day one, bright ideas will be brainstormed, and you will form teams. On day two, you will discover how to turn ideas into real business ventures.

Two days of fun and experimental workshops, inspiring mentors and good food, all culminating in a final Pitch event with special guest judges.


All participants will walk away with new skills, industry and peer connections, future career insights and inspiration. No prior knowledge of start-ups or entrepreneurship needed, just a great attitude.


When: 9am – 5pm Wednesday 7th April & 9am- 5pm Thursday 8th April

Where: CQUniversity Cairns, Level 3, Corner Abbott and Shields Streets

Cost: No cost. including lunch and snacks during the 2-day event.

We are able to waive the event cost per participant, thanks to funding and support from sponsors Y(E)P Entrepreneurship Facilitators, Aus Industry, Advance Queensland , CQUniversity and Cairns Regional Council.


There’s a limit of 50 participants from ages 13 – 18, so you’ll need to complete a short application with a few questions around why you should be chosen to attend Big Fish Cairns 2021.


Register through eventbrite – Big Fish Cairns 2021 Tickets, Wed 07/04/2021 at 9:00 am | Eventbrite


Applications close 5pm on the 30th of March. Successful applicants will be contacted on the 1st of April.


CQU University
45-52 Abbott Street & Shields Street
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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