Creative³ 2017 speaker line-up and tickets now available 




Creative³ is the only event of its kind in Australia, featuring a series of dynamic presentations from the world’s leading creative game changers and entrepreneurs offering real-world insights into creativity, investment, and enterprise.

2017 Speakers

A selection of our keynote speakers who will present at Creative3 2017

William Bao Bean

Creative³ Forum

William is a General Partner at SOSV, a US$300M AUM accelerator-focused venture capital fund, and Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, East Asia’s first startup accelerator. Previously, William was the Managing Director of China investments at SingTel Innov8 Ventures and a Partner at Softbank China & India Holdings. William is also an active angel investor, with 39 […]

Margaret Wallace

Margaret Wallace

Creative³ Forum

Margaret Wallace is Chief Executive Officer of Playmatics, award-winning creators of digital and real-world games, products and other interactive experiences. She was named one of Forbes “12 Women in Gaming to Watch” and, in 2014, Wallace was highlighted by Fortune as one of “10 Powerful Women in Video Games.“ An entrepreneur with a strong focus […]

Tim Ruse

Creative³ Forum

Growth.Passion.Creative.Business Tim Ruse is a co-founder and CEO of Zero Latency, a world leading free-roam virtual reality technology business. He is obsessed with using emerging technology to create new business models. This passion drove him to take Zero Latency from a garage to the world stage and 40x revenue in under 2 years. He is […]

Annie Parker

Annie Parker

Creative³ Forum

Annie Parker of Code Club Australia is a startup ecosystem leader, she’s built 10+ accelerator programs globally and is an extremely active member of the Australian ecosystem. She’s invested in hundreds of startups through these programs and has lost count of how many entrepreneurs she’s worked with over the years. Originally Annie came to Australia to co-found muru-D […]

Tim Bull

Creative³ Forum

Tim is the CTO at Zeen, a video and voice conferencing solution designed to help you hold better meetings.  Working together with Chad Hurley (Co-Founder & CEO of YouTube, now Founder & CEO of Zeen) they launched Zeen on June 1st 2017. Tim’s also worked on MixBit, a collaborative video editor and Delicious, the original […]

Mark Pesce – MC

Creative³ Forum

Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster. In 1994 Pesce co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web. For seven years he was a panelist and judge on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s hit series The New Inventors. He currently produces and hosts This Week in Startups Australia, the nation’s #1 […]

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Early Bird ticket pricing closes 22 August

Creative³ Forum + Networking


+ Dynamic presentations from 15+ global thought-leaders

+ Sumptuous buffet lunch and refreshment breaks

+ Networking drinks and canapés with delegates and speakers

+ Great prize giveaways, discounts and more

+ Free entrepreneurship course with Mogul

Early Bird: $349

Save $50 – early bird closes 22nd Aug


Table of 8 Creative³ Forum + Networking


All the benefits of the Forum + Networking ticket PLUS

+ Buy seven tickets, get one free

+ Branded table signage

+ Premium positioning


Early Bird $2443

Save $350 – early bird closes 22nd Aug


Creative³ Networking


+ Connect with entrepreneurs, business leaders & investors

+ Exciting evening of drinks, canapés and networking

+ Engage with speakers and delegates via the event app


Early Bird: $79

Save $10 – early bird closes 22nd Aug


Talking Shop: The F Word Conference

20-21 September 2017

Looking to add to your Creative3  experience?  

Attend ‘Talking Shop’ The F Word Conference | 20 + 21 September

The F Word Conference features stories, workshops, activities and panel discussions. Guests hear from some of the leading voices in the tech and innovation industries. With a strong focus on successful start-up businesses and the enterprising individual who has founded them. What is the F Word? Join us at the conference to find out!


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We've been running Creative3 for over seven years

In April 2010, CEA initiated and hosted the first Creative3 to showcase the importance of creative industries as a driver of the Australian economy and the differing pathways to commercial success. Today, the creative industries is valued at US$2.25 trillion globally and more than $90 billion to Australian GDP.

Since launch, over 85 thought leaders and entrepreneurs have presented new models of creative business innovation to more than 1500 delegates.

Creative3 is now Australia’s largest conference for creative entrepreneurs. At heart, Creative3 is about providing innovators, business leaders and entrepreneurs with the insights to succeed in scaling their business.

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Media coverage of Creative3

“A slick event with a huge amount of content for the creative entrepreneur. I was blown away!”

Christie Poulos
Global Head of Video at King Content


“I had a great time, the event has a whole heap of value. The speakers involved gave perspectives you don’t normally have access to at conference style events.”

Jessica Wilson
Founder, Stashd App