Fraser Coast

Berwin Ltd presents Fraser Coast Founderfest in association with Startup Toowoomba

DATES Friday 11 August – Sunday 13 August 2017
TIMES Friday & Saturday: 8am – 8pm

Sunday: 8am – 4pm

PARTICIPANT COST $99 (includes all food and materials)
LOCATION Held at Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 22 Charles Street Pialba
DETAILS Open to participants from all Fraser Coast schools aged 15 – 18 years and 2016 Seniors


  • The Full Entrepreneurship Experience (amazing guest speakers)
  • All Meals
  • Mentoring
  • Workshops (entrepreneurship, creativity, technology, business development, sales, presentation prep, pitching)
  • Networking
  • Tickets available
  • Tickets available from Local Tickets. Call Lynette on 0428 262 531 for ticket code.


Lynette 0428 262 531


During three days, participants will experience all of the fun, pressure and excitement of taking an idea and building a viable, scalable, sustainable business, along with learning how to work within a team that compliment abilities and value strengths. With the support of mentors and sponsors, participants will receive coaching, resources and support to get started.


  • Platform to promote technology across a wide range of industries
  • Workshops to improve capability and capacity
  • Opportunity to build networks and collaborate with other entrepreneurs
  • Safe environment to test ideas and theories, where failure is allowed
  • Resources and support told to promote lean startup principles
  • Mentors to help develop scalable, sustainable solutions
  • Sponsors and contact with access to markets
  • Leadership opportunities during and after the event
  • Focus on developing communication and presentation skills
  • A culture that recognizes and promotes success
  • Experimental learning to build confidence
  • An awareness of entrepreneurship as an alternative employment pathway
  • Gateway to the Advance Queensland Young Starters’ competition

The secret to getting ahead
is getting started

Want to become a mentor?

Download the mentor brief – click here.

Proudly sponsored by the Queensland Governments Advance Queensland Initiative

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