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Aspiring Entrepreneurs Weekend
RCC in partnership with Bop Industries


​Redland City Council is keen to identify Redlands Coasts' next generation of innovative creators and entrepreneurs, and provide opportunities for them to develop their skills and broaden their horizons.

This weekend event is especially for youth who:

  • are riding the wave of innovation either in or outside of school
  • are running their own business or looking at setting up a business
  • have a ‘creative mind’ and are ‘smart thinkers’.

This event will provide a platform for young people to work with other like-minded innovators to identify an opportunity and come up with an idea and business to help solve a challenge.

Solutions can be unique and could include hardware products, software products, YouTube channels ... or something else completely out-of-the-box.

Participants will be supported by mentors and entrepreneurs, pitch their proposed projects to a panel of judges and be able to opt-in to business development master classes.

This is a low-cost, high-impact opportunity.

What to expect:

  • an informal networking event to build connections
  • a weekend of ideas generation and factual challenges and successes
  • mentoring support to get business ideas to the next stage
  • keynote speakers to share their start-up journey with both the fun and the stresses
  • the opportunity to pitch your idea for rewards that could take you to the next stage.



Day 1 - Saturday 14 September, 8am - 5pm
Sheldon College, LINQ Precinct, 43-77 Taylor Rd, Sheldon
Optional: Fireside Chats - 5pm - 6pm

Day 2 - 15 September, 8am - 5pm 
Ormiston College, CLI Building, 97 Dundas Street West, Ormiston
Optional: Wind Down 5pm - 6pm

Book your space by midnight Friday 13 September 2019

Cost for the Weekend: $20 per person

Bookings are essential

Students must attend all sessions (except the option program)

More information:


Performance Times:
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September, 8am - 5pm
Sheldon College (Day 1) & Ormiston College (Day 2)
2 day event
2 Day Student Pass $20
Suit Children:
High School Students
Booking Information:

You can book your tickets:

  • in person at RPAC Box Office, 2–16 Middle Street, Cleveland
  • by phone – 3829 8131
  • online 24/7 using the Buy Now link below

If you require MOBILITY ASSISTANCE please contact the Collette Torrance by phone on 3120 1194.  

On Sale

Book your space by Tuesday 10 September 2019