Creative Innovation 2019 (Ci2019)

Who Will Attend?

Creative Innovation Global is for future­-shaping leaders seeking an Australian, Asia Pacific and global perspective. Creative Innovation 2019 is a very important opportunity for developing agility mindsets and building a realistic understanding of the context and speed of change across all sectors. It is especially important for leaders, emerging talent and stakeholders involved in operations, systems, reform, innovation, human resources, customer experience, digital and strategic transformation and work, education and skills of the future.

It is also for anyone who wants to use the latest knowledge, future forecasts and scenarios in the field of business, Government, industry, leadership, advisory, education, science, technology, creativity and innovation.The learnings and strategies offered will assist in your work and life and will inspire you to think differently and improve individual, team and organizational performance.

Ci2019 Delegates by industry sectors:

  • CEOs and senior executives (including CIOs, COOs, Chief HR, EGMs, Chief Innovation, Corporate Affairs, R&D, Policy, Government Advisory etc.) of major corporations looking for insights into organizational performance, digital transformation and future trends
  • Transformation Leaders (Organisational Development, Innovation, Design, Customer Experience, Marketing, Strategy, Digital transformation, IT & Change Management leaders)
  • Leaders and executive teams who are responsible for championing a new vision for the future.
  • Board Directors and governance advisors
  • Resources Leaders & Change Makers
  • Consular and other cross-border leaders and advisors
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Professional Services (Lawyers, Accountants, Insurers, Investment Managers, Family Offices etc.)
  • Principals and consultants in the financial, advisory, M & A, education, technology, AI, robotics, manufacturing and health fields
  • Executive and organizational coaches
  • Organisation development consultants
  • HR executives and learning and development professionals
  • Human performance consultants, trainers and facilitators
  • Educators, K-12 and tertiary
  • Not-for-profit, NGOs, Ethics and CSR professionals
  • Media, creatives and performers.
  • Change-makers, policy makers, thought leaders, activists, influencers, innovators, provocateurs, business advisers, industry, community and government leaders who want to make a difference

    Ci2019 Delegates by location:


Ci2019 Delegates age breakdown:


  • 20 to 30 years old: 20%
  • 30 to 55 years old: 60%
  • 55+ years old: 20%

"Without a doubt the best conference in Australia with a delightful mix of creativity and big thinking bringing together an eclectic group of industry, community and education leaders. Once again, I’ve come away enthused by new ideas, more aware of future trends, and heartened by the kindness of humanity. We all have a role to play and it should be a collective one." Kerry Anderson, Founder of Operation Next Gen

"Conferences are boring. Creative Innovation is more like a rodeo for ideas, and you are guaranteed to leave wanting to make the world better for everyone." Andrew Despi, A.kin

"Kudos to Tania for organising the the 2019 CI Conference in Melbourne - it is the best I have attended so far. All the speakers and sessions were very well-planned. I have attended many conferences and this is the first I did not have the 'luxury' to skip any sessions. Your effort in this space has truly made Melbourne a global innovation and entrepreneurship hub." Danny Ong, Deakin University

"I wanted to pass along how incredible I thought Creative Innovation was and how much your passion for life and for humanity was inspiring to all of us. It was a privilege to be included and one that I am very grateful for." John Pickering, Chief Behavioural Scientist

"Creative Innovation is a transformational platform built by changemakers for changemakers. It is an educational adventure showcasing the forefront of ideas internationally." Melissa Warner, Ci2019 Scholarship Winner & Education Officer, Mind Medicine Australia

"Creative Innovation 2019 was one of the most well-organised events I’ve ever taken part in. From beginning to the end, every detail had been planned through and taken care of. Secondly, are the production values. As a result, it was possible to attend all the sessions without suffering conference burn-out, happy in the knowledge that the next piece of content was guaranteed to delight and challenge the senses." Richard Claydon (Singapore)

"Well done on another successful Ci conference. Your energy, passion and sheer determination to ensure the conference delegates get a fantastic experience is admirable." VP People & Global Capability | P&GC, Woodside Energy


There are a host of incredible opportunities to partner with us on this world class innovation event. If you are interested in becoming a partner or creative collaborator for the upcoming conference, please contact:

Tania de Jong AM // Founder and Executive Producer
Tel: +61 (0)3 8679 6000

Alrick Pagnon
Tel: +61 (0)3 8679 6000

“Remarkable, mind blowing, brilliantly choreographed – easily the best conference ever and I’ve been to plenty. Truly wonderful and amazing.”

Jim Grant, Partner, Dattner Grant

“Thank you for a challenging and rewarding couple of days. The quality of the team you had at the conference was extraordinary! These events will change people and thereby the world.”

Craig Carolan, Director Private Wealth, ANZ

“I came to learn – I came away inspired! Best conference ever.”

Paul Duldig, University of Melbourne