Libraries

Emerging creatives bootcamp

Emerging Creatives Bootcamp

City Libraries are excited to present the Emerging Creatives Bootcamp for young Gold Coast creatives aged 15 to 24, hosted by Triple J's Tom Tilley.

Kickstart your creative business or idea during an intensive weekend with experts including top entrepreneurs Jock Fairweather, Alyce Cowell, Mitch Hills and Scott Millar. Boost your entrepreneurial skills with other emerging creatives in an exciting and unique range of immersive workshops and clinics at this first-time Gold Coast event.

This exciting weekend event will be held on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 2018 at the Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre.

The full bootcamp program will be available online shortly.

Interested? Bootcamp places are free but by application only, and places are strictly limited. You must be a Gold Coast resident aged 15 to 24 and able to attend the whole bootcamp on both Saturday and Sunday.

Applications are now open.


Meet our MC

Tom Tilley, MC

Tom Tilley, Triple J presenter and journalist

As our bootcamp MC, Tom will guide us through the weekend. Best known for presenting Triple J's Hack program, he began his journalism career in the ABC newsroom in 2005. He is a bass player for Client Liason during their live shows, and was a finalist in Cleo's Bachelor of the Year 2016.


Meet the entrepreneurs

Jock Fairweather

Jock Fairweather

Our keynote speaker is founder and director of thriving innovation and co-working space Little Tokyo Two. Jock launched his entrepreneurial career with a luxury shoe label in London, achieving record breaking success in the fashion industry. Now a serial entrepreneur, his passion is supporting the start-up ecosystem in Queensland.

Mitch Hills

Mitch Hills

Mitch is an Australian entrepreneur and marketer. Through his company Mastered Marketing, he helps people grow their businesses through the most effective use of social media. He is a motivating speaker and passionate about developing strategies that put the right messages in front of the right people.

Alyce Cowell

Alyce Cowell

Former Gold Coaster, writer, stylist and social media consultant, Alyce is the Westfield Insider, the official blogger for Westfield. She runs her own agency, Bossy Creative, focused on building brands for creative enterprises, and setting the tone and style for successful social media content creation.

Scott Millar

Scott Millar

Seventeen year old Scott Millar is the CEO and founder of BOP Industries, a Brisbane based holographic projections startup. Launching his company as a part of a grade 9 business venture, Scott has grown BOP from selling key rings at local markets to now running events and workshops across Australia. Having just graduated year 12, Scott is an entrepreneurial success story, and encourages other young people to embrace technology and think as entrepreneurs.


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