Join the largest
Startup event in Australia!Startup Central at CEBIT 2019

Imagine getting your products and services in front of around 14,000 potential customers, investors or partners over three days at the region’s most significant business technology event! That’s the opportunity we offer 100 tech-focused Startup businesses.

There’s the Startup Co-working Zones and StartUp Showcase which offer a limited number of joint as well as individual exhibitor spaces and co-working facilities. These are heavily subsidised by CEBIT to enable the showcasing of the latest tech talent and ideas.

Plus you’ll have the opportunity to hone your skills in the biggest ever CEBIT 2019 Pitch Fest – featuring a more rigorous and tightly fought competition – to be crowned the Pitch Fest champion by an experienced panel of judges in front of a large audience of fellow Startups, investors and potential customers.

And of course, you’ll network like crazy, enjoy fascinating speakers and certainly won’t miss FuckUp Night!

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What’s on in Startup Central?3 days of targeted connections with business decision makers and investors – over 14,000 visited in 2018

29th October

On the central stage the Pitch Fest preliminary rounds take place with the chance to reach the final on the following day. Also hear from leading business minds about security, AI, Martech and the future of work

30th October

Catch a series of inspirational sessions for the startup community on The Central Stage, followed by the finals of the CEBIT 2019 Pitch Fest as twelve companies battle it out to be crowned Pitch Fest champion. In the other theatres you can learn about Fintech, Regtech, AI, blockchain and the future of space travel. Stay on for Networking drinks and the globally renowned FuckUp Night where you’ll hear three entrepreneur presenters confessing their greatest business mistakes - essential listening for Startups!

31th October

Don’t miss sessions from the leading minds in Quantum computing, allowing you to dream of what the future will look after the next computational revolution. Also get new perspectives on IOT, future mobility and smart cities and how VR/AR is helping to reshape the world.

Options to
show off
your
Startup!

Startup Co-working Zones

Just 10 Co-working Zones are available! These allow Startup hubs, incubators, corporate Startup cohorts and shared workspace communities to exhibit alongside others in their co-working spaces/cohorts/accelerators and share central meeting and time-out facilities. It’s amazing value, so get a Zone going!

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Why take a Startup Zone at CEBIT?

  • Network with fellow startups plus investors, VC’s and angels
  • Exposure to potential enterprise level technology investors for your cohort
  • Position your cohort or community in front of leading business technology professionals
  • Significant brand exposure across CEBITs PR and media channels
  • Submit key startups in CEBITs famous PitchFest, entry is included in your Zone fee
  • Enable your startups to demonstrate product face to face
  • Get instant feedback on their technology from potential customers
  • Associate your product with the trusted CEBIT brand
  • Rotate through multiple Startups across the three days to maximise the value

What’s included in your Zone?

  • 8m x 4m – 32m² of space including:
  • 10 exhibitor pods, each pod includes wall for signage and an inbuilt white counter
  • Each pod includes pre-printed signage for your company branding
  • Lighting and power
  • Listing on CEBIT Australia’s website (60 words)
  • Lounge area furniture

Startup Zone Investment

Heavily subsidised at just $350 per Startup, per day with a minimum of 10 companies per day for each of the three days.

Further furniture upgrades can be acquired directly from Harry the Hirer. Public liability insurance* costs $237 + GST

* All exhibitors need to provide a $20m public liability cover for the period of the exhibition to meet venue requirements. This can be purchased through the CEBIT organisers, Hannover Fairs Australia, for $237 + GST. Demonstrate your business technology offering at Asia Pacific’s largest business technology exhibition.

Who can qualify?

  • Startups with unique and scalable product/service delivered through technology
  • Never exhibited at CEBIT as a sole exhibitor
  • Less than 15 employees per company
  • Less than 3 years in business per company

Applications are now open for the limited number of co-working spaces.
For more information on StartUp 2019 @ CEBIT contact Daniel Mortimer:
Direct: +61 2 9282 7560
Email: [email protected]

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Startup Showcase Stands

If you’re not part of an incubator or Startup community but don’t want to miss the chance to show your wares across CEBIT Australia’s three action-packed days, then a Startup Showcase stand is for you. There is a very limited number available as we heavily subsidise them.

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Why Exhibit?

  • Network with fellow startups plus investors, VC’s, corporate accelerators and angels
  • Get the chance to submit an entry to take part in PitchFest
  • Benefit from the CEBIT marketing and PR program
  • Demonstrate your product face to face
  • Get instant feedback on your technology from potential customers
  • Associate your product with the trusted CEBIT brand

What is included?

  • 2.5m x 1.5m stand
  • Company name and stand number on fascia sign
  • Lighting and power
  • Bar table and 2 bar stools
  • 2 exhibitor passes
  • Logo on the CEBIT website with link to your site
  • 60 word listing in the online directory

What are the criteria?

  • Less than 15 employees
  • Less than 3 years in business
  • Technology driven Startup
  • Unique, scalable product/service delivered through technology
  • Never exhibited at CEBIT as a sole exhibitor

What does it cost?

Subsidised StartUp Showcase stand $550 + GST. Public liability insurance* $237 + GST

* All exhibitors need to provide a $20m public liability cover for the period of the exhibition to meet venue requirements. This can be purchased through the CEBIT organisers, Hannover Fairs Australia, for $237 + GST.

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CEBIT PitchFest

Participation is free if you exhibit or alternatively it’s a $100 entry fee. PitchFest applicants will be vetted by our expert team, those that are successful will be entered into one of the Pitch Heats.

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Previous PitchFest winners
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013

The Startup Central,
runs for three days from
Tuesday 29th to Thursday 31st October 2019

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