Good Design Australia
Good Design Exchange
The Good Design Exchange will feature two main sessions. More details below.
Session One: They Stole My Design 2.00pm - 3.30pm
What would you do if someone else profited from your original design?
This Forum will focus on IP and Design Rights in Australia. Hosted by Good Design Australia and Presented by the Australian Design Alliance [AdA] and the Authentic Design Alliance, Five renowned Australian furniture and product designers will share their experiences of replica design.
Session Two: Design Entrepreneur Awards Pitch and Awards Presentation 4:00pm - 5.30pm
New for 2016, the Design Entrepreneur Awards were created by Good Design Australia and CtechBA to recognise entrepreneurial startups in the design and business community.
Finalists will pitch their ideas to a live audience and a panel of design, business and venture capital professionals. The winner will be invited to join CtechBA's Business Acceleration Program, valued at $25,000, where they will gain investment, expertise and access to distribution channels to realize their concept.
Good Design Festival Closing Cocktail Party 6:00pm - 7.30pm
Guests will be invited to stay on for networking cocktails and drinks and savour the spectacular Vivid Sydney lightshow overlooking Sydney Harbour.