The October Business Month has successfully wrapped up, leaving a positive mark on both participants and businesses. The Darwin Innovation Hub facilitated a series of engaging events that brought together a diverse group of over 1000 passionate individuals from various industries. The enthusiasm was palpable, with a notable 80% turnout from registrants, showcasing a significant increase compared to the previous year. It was amazing to see so many Darwin locals at the events.
Throughout the month, the Darwin Innovation Hub organized, supported, and sponsored 23 events, each thoughtfully curated to cater to different audiences, themes, and skills development. This reflects our dedication to providing a dynamic and enriching experience for all participants. From fostering startups to exploring innovative technology, the hub is a thriving community focused on human connection and shared growth.
We’re delighted to announce that we have created 4 awards in various categories for our overall events, the winners being:
- Most Challenging to Tackle Award – Toward a Mentally Happy Workplace (Hosted by Institute of Managers and Leaders in partnership with DIH)
- Most Popular Session Award – Advanced Canva Editing, Videos and Presentations (Hosted by DIH)
- Dedication to Excellence Award – StartUp Sunday (Hosted by DIH)
- The Best Visitors Award – Darwin Drone Expo: The Future of Drones (Hosted by NT Drone Industry Network and sponsored by DIH)
As we reflect on the success of October Business Month, the Darwin Innovation Hub is excited about the ongoing ripple effects. The hub continues to serve as a platform for like-minded individuals to collaborate, pushing the boundaries of innovation. We are already gearing up for the next edition, promising an even more immersive and enriching experience for participants. Stay tuned for updates on the Darwin Innovation Hub website and social media channels as we continue to host workshops and events that will benefit you.
Startups & Businesses – Dedication to Excellence Award
Darwin Innovation Hub is dedicated to fostering the growth and development of startups and businesses. Our mission is centered on providing a dynamic and collaborative ecosystem where innovative ideas thrive, entrepreneurs are supported, and groundbreaking solutions emerge. Whether you’re embarking on a new business idea or seeking support for your startup journey, our commitment to your success remains steadfast, irrespective of the day of the week.
We offer workshops, networking events, webinars, and more not only during October Business Month but throughout the year. Your dedication serves as the compass guiding your path, and by choosing to participate with us, you open up boundless possibilities for learning and growth.
The first event for October Business Month 2023 was held at the DIH by Dante St James. StartUp Sunday was designed for individuals to define their ideas, figure out whether they are viable, and plan their next steps to starting a new business. The Dedication to Excellence award goes to StartUp Sunday and the participants who were zealous enough to wake up on a Sunday morning and attend a 9am workshop to kickstart their business journey.
Your journey is your masterpiece waiting to unfold!
The events we hosted and partnered with in this Startups and Businesses theme were:
- StartUp Sunday
- Learn Design Thinking
- Introduction to Shopify and Selling Online
- Codesign Strategic Planning for Work and Business
- Tapping into your Workforce – Experience from Abroad