Digital Innovation Festival Victoria

Digital Innovation Festival 23 August to 6 SeptemberCelebrate the 'Victorian Difference' that drives entrepreneurs, students and industry to not only be different but make a difference through digital technology. The Festival brings together and promotes a range of digital innovation and technology events across the State including awards, forums, workshops, showcases, hackathons and much more. Run annually around the national iAwards the 2017 festival runs for 15 days from 23 August to 6 September.

Get involved

The Digital Innovation Festival - or DIF - is seeking out excellence across the digital and tech community/sector to host an event that reflect the difference digital innovation delivers. If you are planning your 2017 program we invite you to consider being part of this year's festival. Get your diary out and plan which events you’ll attend once the calendar is released later in June. More events will be added on a rolling basis so check in regularly.

Become a Host

If you already have an event planned like your monthly meetup or annual summit then schedule it between 23 August and 6 September and be part of the Festival. We encourage activities far and wide from CBD laneways, university campuses, community and co-working spaces – wherever digital innovators use technology to make a difference. If you’d like to be involved but aren’t quite sure where to start, consider the Festival core values as inspiration. Get in contact to talk through options.

Register your event

Once you are clear on the details of your event please register to be an Event Host on the Business Victoria Events Submission Portal. bit.ly/DIF_host to be included in the calendar and be part of the festival.

Register your event

If you'd like to be kept informed about the 2017 program you can register for news updates here.

Digital Innovation Festival Core Values

2016 Festival highlights

Thank you to all our 2016 partners who stepped up and showcased what makes Melbourne and Victoria different. Our 40+ partners hosted over 70 including 3 awards, forums, workshops, 2 showcases, 2 hackathons and many more activities. You all make this State the vibrant, innovative, creative place to live, work and play. You all make this state the vibrant, innovative, creative place to live, work and play. We look forward to you joining us again in 2017.


Media releases

30 August 2016 - Victoria Kicks Off First Digital Innovation Festival



This page was: