Innovate Barbados is an immersive event that brings learning, creativity, inspiration, networking and fun into one singular experience. Currently in its third year, Innovate Barbados has become the hot spot for creative problem solving, a gateway through which innovative solutions are engineered for a smart and sustainable future, a place where business and creativity collide and ideas become solutions.
GREAT THINGS HAPPEN WHEN PEOPLE CONNECT
On November 7 & 8, over 300 conference attendees will come together at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to engineer connections of the extraordinary kind. With new insights from a diverse body of experts and business practitioners Innovate Barbados has become the home of big ideas and bold endeavours.
But it all starts with a conversation
Let’s Talk at
Innovate Barbados 2018
“The more that people are connected electronically, the more hunger there is to meet face to face”
- Michelle Russell
Editor of Convene magazine
Ready to engage?
Collaborations can deliver new opportunities and unexpected outcomes. By engaging people across communities, generations and countries we can awaken new perceptions of innovating for the greater good and solve some of our most perplexing problems.
Be a part of the solution at Innovate Barbados 2018.
Ready to connect?
Engineer the connections you want as you rub shoulders with important decision makers, disruptive innovators, angel investors and financiers, industry experts and thought leaders. Make new connections and strengthen existing ones. Tap into a diverse range of expertise and resources that can propel you and your business forward. Connect at Innovate Barbados 2018.
Ready to transform?
Don’t just think up new things, do new things! Delve into our immersive and hands-on workshops and unleash the innovator inside you.
On November 7 & 8 the Innovators will rise!
3 unique experiences
2 inspiring days
THE INNOVATORS WILL RISE
On November 7 & 8, the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre will become the hub of innovation. Take your place in this one-of-a-kind setting where regional and international investors, new startups and young entrepreneurs, visionaries, creatives, industry experts, business leaders, policy-makers and disruptive innovators bring their ideas and expertise to Innovate Barbados, the Region’s biggest innovation and networking event.
“Knowledge is generated anew from connections”
- Margaret J Wheatley, Leadership and The New Science
Sample the Innovate Experience
Every experience more remarkable than the last
Enjoy unparalleled access to all conference activities
Take away great insights to help you ignite and optimize your ideas
Leave with more connections than you ever imagined
Grab a delicious lunch, connect with someone new and join one of our hotspot conversations with experts and conference attendees at one of our Bajan bus-stops.
Experience a new networking zone that is lit with excited energy and conversation as ideas rain and individuals connect.
Make the Connection
Taste, engage and connect in a uniquely stimulating environment. This is where the visionaries clink and link.
Take in tradition, flavour and new mixes. Find new friends and feel your spirits soar with the world’s oldest and finest rum at the Rum Café.
Work hard and play hard at the only conference to mix business and pleasure in a virtual reality space.
Dream big, fuel your imagination and propel your business ideas.
Some of Our Past Innovative Speakers
Ambassador of Barbados to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of Barbados to the Organization of American States.
Evolutionary Biologist, Biological Innovation Consultant
Representative of the IICA Delegation
DR. KEITH NURSE
Senior Research Fellow
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
“Innovate was well organised, very informative and engaging. ”
“Beautifully branded, marketed, organised and managed."
Living Barbados/Construction Caribbean magazine
“It was truly a pleasure to speak for your conference.”
Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker
Innovation has been ignited.
The Blue flame Challenge is bringing the heat! Follow the journey of multidisciplinary teams competing to bring their ideas to life and contribute to national development.
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