Only two weeks left to secure tickets at 25% off!

(Thursday, 28th November 2019) Keen to learn the skills needed to transform yourself into an innovative and creative powerhouse? How about generating game changing ideas and discovering how you can thrive in this post-digital world? Emergence 2020 is where’s it’s at, and tickets are 25% off for just two more weeks! Join Festival MC Nicole Velik, founder and director of The … Read More

Google, Facebook and leading creatives to attend Emergence

(Wednesday, 20th November 2019) Emergence Creative Festival, to be held from March 25-27, 2020 in the Margaret River region’s newly built HEART complex, will host keynotes from leading companies like Google and Facebook. Joining them for the festival’s seventh instalment will be heads of leading creative, tech and digital agencies from across Australia and the world for the region’s own home-grown creative … Read More

Jetstar launches direct flights between Melbourne and Margaret River Region

(Monday, 7 October 2019) Have you heard the news? Jetstar announced on Friday that it will commence direct flights between Melbourne and Busselton, the gateway to the Margaret River region, in March 2020.  If you live in Melbourne or on the East Coast, getting across to Emergence just became so much easier.  Flights commence on Wednesday 25th March, 2020 (which also … Read More

2020 Early Bird tickets now on sale!

(Tuesday, 23 September 2019) The first release of tickets for Emergence 2020 are now on sale! This year, we’ve offered up a very attractive Early Bird price on both AAA Passes and Conference Only Passes (over 25% off!), so you can get access to the full Emergence Conference from $500 and a AAA Pass from $650. The AAA Pass (Access … Read More

Emergence Creative Festival Back in 2020

(Wednesday, 28 August 2019) Emergence Creative Festival announced today it will return to the Margaret River region in 2020 after taking a gap year in 2019. The festival, which attracts professionals and emerging creatives from disciplines like music, film, photography, advertising, digital and the visual arts, will run from Wednesday 25th – Friday 27th March, 2020 and feature a two-day … Read More

How to get your boss to say yes to 3 days down south

                          (Thursday, 14 November 2019) What if we told you that three days Down South, hanging with creative minds at the top of their game, could inject a whole lot of success into the business you work for? Emergence Creative Festival isn’t your average conference. It’s a space … Read More

Hey juniors: Beg, borrow or steal a ticket to Emergence

(Wednesday, 10 January 2018) Meerkats graduate Simon Thuijs, Communications Council 2017 Jumpstart Program Winner, shares his experience at the ‘anti-conference’. “It’s a creative conference” I said to my partner, stuffing patterned socks and a watermelon t-shirt into my sports bag. “At a winery? Down south?” he said with a puzzled look on his face. I should’ve known by his response, … Read More

Create live: Moonlighter video clip

(Tuesday, 9 January 2018) Each year during the Emergence festival, we create live collaborative projects with local emerging creatives and visiting creative professionals. Last year, local rockers Moonlighter teamed up with Emergence Creative to shoot a videoclip for “The Fool” with local filmmakers Zaneta Van Zyl, Rex Nink and students from SAE at Wharncliffe Mill. Check it out!  

2018 Collaboration Artwork

Each year Emergence works with a number of local artists to create a piece (or in the case of the past 2 years, multiple pieces that come together as one) that becomes the event artwork. This year, delegates of the 2017 conference were treated to seeing this come together live at Vasse Felix – with Ian Mutch, Chloe Wilder, Andrew … Read More

Pilerats Interview: Five Minutes with Nick McFarlane

Emergence Media Partners Pilerats recently did an interview with keynote speaker Nick McFarlane to find out more about his seemingly double life as a senior designer for advertising agency FCB New Zealand and a graphic agitator, drawing attention to the bigger issues and injustices of the world through art – take a read of “Five Minutes With Nick McFarlane” here. … Read More