Host a strengthened Innovation Week during October Business Month


Increased attendance during Innovation Week; positive feedback from participants; actions agreed and implemented that achieve outcomes.


The 2020 October Business Month was delivered across the Territory in a roadshow format by local experts to help business owners, operators and employees navigate through the COVID-19 economic and operating environment.

B2B Expo's were held in:

  • Nhulunbuy - Thursday 1 October to Friday 2 October
  • Tennant Creek - Wednesday 7 October to Friday 9 October
  • Alice Springs - Tuesday 13  to Friday 16 October
  • Katherine - Wednesday 21 October to Saturday 24 October
  • Darwin - Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October.

In 2019 the department hosted a Business Innovation Showcase during the innovation series. An additional 12 events ran throughout the innovation series:

  • Croc Pitch
  • CDU Innov8
  • The Digital Innovation Network: what do you do with a bright idea?
  • Doblin Innovation Workshop
  • Business Innovation Showcase
  • Sunset Stories at the Solar Centre
  • Digital Springboard: Social Media Strategy
  • EHS Essential Services Drone Capabilities Practices and Spatial Thinking
  • Territory Space Industry Forum (Nhulunbuy)
  • Territory Space Industry Forum (Darwin)
  • Engineers Australia: The Unique Challenges for Regional Industry
  • Territory Space Industry Forum (Alice Springs)
  • Create Your Local Talent Pipeline Through P-TECH Partnerships.
Last updated on 04 June 2021