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MBIE is investing in Techweek’18 to raise the international profile of the New Zealand tech sector, grow exports from New Zealand tech firms, develop the capability needed to support continued tech sector growth and raise awareness of the need for a ‘tech- savvy culture’ with all New Zealanders.

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Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, and we are proud to support 3 million Kiwis who regularly use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. We are proud to be supporting Techweek by bringing you Techweek TV powered by Facebook Live at headline events around the country.

Callaghan Innovation is a proud supporter of Techweek'18, and through our involvement we’re helping build New Zealand’s innovation capability, and economy through technology. We provide technical and scientific expertise, advice, skills development, access to industry networks, and grant funding. We're proud to be sponsoring the Techweek'18 headline event series webcast. Watch here >>

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Activate Tairawhiti believes that, as a community, we must proactively drive economic development and generate solutions that make sense for our region. Only then will we will live in a place where business thrives, whanau have access to sustainable and well-paid jobs, and communities prosper.  Tech innovation is a critical component in ensuring sustainable success, and we simply couldn’t go past the opportunity to plug our thinkers, tinkerers and changemakers into the national ecosystem.

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) supports Techweek’18 as a platform to amplify our world-leading technology and the innovative people behind it. Auckland’s technology sector is dynamic and exciting. ATEED works to stimulate  innovation and tech entrepreneurship as we strive to become a major innovation hub of the Asia-Pacific.

ChristchurchNZ is excited to support Techweek‘18 - the perfect occasion to showcase our city’s world class, connected and creative community and to host the Hi-Tech Awards. Christchurch is a city of opportunity, with the second largest tech sector in New Zealand made up of a diverse number of software, services, electronics, high-value manufacturing, health-tech and agri-tech businesses – from small start-ups to global multi-nationals.

Dunedin is a competitive knowledge centre where enterprise and creativity support a productive and cohesive city. Renowned for its edgy fashion, iconic music, and design thinking, the city fosters talented people and services and a dynamic ecosystem. The proof can be found in the businesses that have emerged from Dunedin to produce cutting-edge, world- class products and services. Dunedin’s interconnectedness and ease of doing business makes it a natural place to celebrate Techweek.

NZ Story is proud to be a partner of Techweek to support all of the incredible innovation stories our nation has to tell. We know we are world leaders in so many sectors and we have ingenuity built into our DNA. Together we can tell these amazing stories to each other and the world. 

VentureCentreNZ exists to increase entrepreneurship. Working with NZTech through the Techweek Festival provides a great opportunity to shine a light on the dreamers and doers who are building the new in our world. From our home in the most progressive city in New Zealand we pursue our mission is to connect people on enterprising journeys with each other locally, nationally and internationally, nurturing the mindsets, skillsets, toolsets, networks and resources our countries next-gen leaders need to succeed.

As the region’s economic development agency, Venture Taranaki aims to encourage innovation across all sectors of our economy, and boost skills and enterprise to grow Taranaki into a modern, high-value economy. Partnering with Techweek'18 provides a week-long opportunity to amplify Taranaki’s emerging tech profile, strengthen connections with the energy and food sectors, and grow our innovation community.

We market Wellington as a destination for visitors, migrants and investors; help businesses grow and innovate; advocate for Wellington’s economy; attract and promote major events and run civic venues. We're not shy in our vision for Wellington; we're aiming that by 2025, this will be the most prosperous, liveable and vibrant region in Australasia

Wharf42 is the Tauranga-based consultancy that connects New Zealand agritech and other tech companies with Silicon Valley. Co-organising the ’10 billion mouths’ headline agritech event with Techweek’18 on Wednesday 23 May in Tauranga, they have, in partnership with NZTE & the Sprout Accelerator, secured the largest ever in-bound delegation of global agritech thought leaders & investors to New Zealand for the event.


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