Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

Described as “Australasia’s SXSW” and as “Woodstock for digital natives”, over the course of nine years Pause Fest (Pause) has grown to welcome 15,000 movers, shakers and creative change-makers.

Pause Fest founder George Hedon – an accomplished designer with an entrepreneurial streak – saw an opportunity to bring together this inspired new breed of thinkers, makers and doers for an annual, creativity-infused event.

George wanted to inject global innovation and excitement into Australia’s local tech culture. The goal was to create a new home for collaboration, ideas, relationships and, most importantly, for the future to take shape.

Today, Pause draws global luminaries from a huge range of industries and is the leading conference and festival of its kind in the world.

Festival details

Date: 6 to 8 February 2019
Location: Federation Square, Melbourne

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