Queensland's Digital, Innovation and Technology Festival. 

October 24-28, 2022.

About Something Fest.

We are infinitely more powerful when united. But it takes a little something special to bring everyone together.
Introducing Something Fest.
Queensland's digital, innovation and technology festival.

Running from October 24 to 28 and spearheaded by the teams at Something DigitalRiver City Labs and Proptech BNE. - Something Fest is created around three core principles:

>> Bringing people together.  People need people. After two years of unprecedented distancing, it's time to bring everyone back together ... in real life. From startups and small business to large corporations, government and educational institutions ... Something Fest. will have something for everyone.

>> Enabling collaboration. Our ecosystem is full of incredibly talented humans. And when we unite and collaborate, we become infinitely more powerful. Something Fest. will focus heavily on enabling collaboration across our ecosystem.

>> Amplifying our success. Queensland has alot to be proud of and now is our time to shout it from the rooftops. Queensland needs something big. And that something... is Something Fest.

Presented in collaboration with

A full week of activity.

In 2022 Something Fest. will be comprised of:

One // Something Digital exists to bring together the entire digital innovation ecosystem - from startups and small business to large corporations, government and educational institutions. Over 4 days, Something Digital will feature: Roundtables, a 2-day flagship Conference, Open Studios and The Something School. 


Two // Something Tech. is powered by one of Queensland’s most established incubators, River City Labs. Running on Thursday and Friday, Something Tech. will bring together leading startups and investors from across QLD and interstate. Something Tech. will include Showcases, Tradeshows, Investor Matching, A Startup Catalyst Walking Mission, Office Hours, RiverPitch and more.

Three // Industry Deep Dive In 2022 Proptech BNE. will deliver our first industry showcase, a half-day Founders’ Conference for the Australian Proptech economy followed by industry networking drinks.

Four // Something Fest. Networking Drinks. Strategically placed in the middle of the Something Fest. week, we will be inviting participants from all activations to come together for one huge evening of networking and fun!

Getting Involved.

There are two key ways in which you can get involved in the Something Fest. activities:

Partner with us. We are inviting leading organisations who value digital, innovation and technology to help bring the Something Fest. to life.

Partnership opportunities are available for the overall festival level, as well the individual activities being run throughout the week.

If you are interested in participating as a partner, please do get in touch on hello@somethingfest.com.au

Attend our events. The easiest way to get involved is to attend the events which make up Something Fest. Come in groups and come often!

Be the first to find out when event tickets become available.

The Founding Team.

Something Digital exists to bring together and strengthen Queensland’s digital innovation ecosystem.

Whilst technology is key to solving complex problems, it is the digital piece that transforms the technology into human-centred platforms which can be used, marketed and sold. Digital innovation is the bridge between technology and humanity.
River City Labs is an incubator for Queensland's tech start up ecosystem. We are focused on driving innovation by providing resources to empower, support and connect tech entrepreneurs, startup and scaleup businesses.

We facilitate a diverse range of programs, events and engagement opportunities through our community of Entrepreneurs, Alumnis, Mentors, Private and Government partnerships, our Investor and global network, to elevate the local Queensland ecosystem. 
Proptech BNE. exists to support the development of the proptech community here in Brisbane and Southeast Queensland.

Proptech BNE. focusses on supporting all aspects of the property technology sector from Residential Real Estate to Construction and everything in between by being a centralised platform for promotional activities for the sector, facilitating industry connections, and regular events. 


Collaborative Partner

The Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur (OQCE) is the first of its kind in Australia with a strong goal – to accelerate Queensland through innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Queensland Chief Entrepreneur’s priority areas include:
>> Connecting Queensland’s innovation ecosystem
>> Contracts, not grants
>> Attracting capital
>> Unlocking the Olympic and Paralympic Games  



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Get in Touch.

Keen to learn more about Something Fest. or want to chat about an idea you have? Drop us a line on hello@somethingfest.com.au or give us a buzz on 07 3666 0924.

Alternatively if you want to specifically reach out to any of the founding team, you can do so on:
Something Digital  hello@somethingdigital.com.au | 07 3666 0924
River City Labs  info@rivercitylabs.net07 3316 5777
PropTech BNE.  info@proptechbne.com | 0428 655 507

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