Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE ELECTRIFY AOTEAROA TAKING PLACE?
19 June 2024, St James Theatre, Wellington.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE EVENT?
This event welcomes the entire startup ecosystem. If you're a Startup founder, working in a startup, an aspiring entrepreneur, a startup investor, a corporate innovator, or more generally a supporter of the NZ startup ecosystem - this is the event for you! Come along and connect with like-minded founders, innovators, and leaders from the NZ startup and innovation ecosystem.
I'M A MAN, SHOULD I ATTEND?
100%, this event is designed to bring together the entire startup ecosystem, we welcome and encourage all genders and identities to attend! Our goal is to fill the room with a vibrant community who understand the unique challenges and successes of building a startup in New Zealand.
ARE THERE ANY HOTEL DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE?
If you're travelling to Wellington for this event we have arranged some special accommodation discounts for you. When you purchase a ticket to Electrify Aotearoa you will receive all the travel discount details you need via email. Discounts are available at Oaks Wellington, Copthorne Hotel Wellington, James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor - limited availability.
HOW DO I GET A TICKET FOR THE 'SHOW HER THE MONEY' FILM PREMIERE ON 18 JUNE??
On Tuesday, 18 June, the day preceding the Electrify Aotearoa Conference, all Electrify ticket holders will be invited to attend the NZ premier screening of the award winning film 'Show Her The Money', followed by networking. You will receive an invitation to this pre-conference event after you purchase your Electrify Aotearoa ticket.
HOW CAN I PURCHASE A TICKET?
You can only purchase a ticket via this website.
WHAT IS THE TICKET PRICE?
All access tickets are $199. All tickets are all-inclusive of GST and fees. No surprises or hidden fees. This includes all meals, special activity supplies, and more. You may also purchase a "Invest In A Woman" gift ticket for $99 which will be awarded to a woman in need who cannot afford to go on her own. (We select the recipient.) Ministry of Awesome matches your purchase price to sponsor each gifted attendee. We are also offering a special $99 'Student Ticket' for anyone currently studying full time.
WHAT IS AN INVEST IN A WOMAN TICKET?
"Invest In A Woman" provides the opportunity for you to sponsor someone to attend Electrify Aotearoa, who would not otherwise be able to. This is a 50% discounted ticket for $99. (MoA will select the recipient based on applications we receive.) You can support someone to attend by generously purchasing a ticket via the GET TICKETS link. https://electrifyaotearoa.co.nz/tickets/ Ministry of Awesome will match your purchase by sponsoring the other 50% of the ticket price.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR AN INVEST IN A WOMAN TICKET?
An "Invest In A Woman" gift ticket provides the opportunity for someone to attend Electrify Aotearoa, who would not otherwise be able to. If you would like to apply for a ticket, please email [email protected] and tell us why you would like to attend. PLEASE NOTE: 'Invest in a woman tickets' are only available due to the generosity of individuals sponsoring the purchase price - they are very limited and will be awarded based on the applications we receive.
WHAT IF THE EVENT IS POSTPONED OR CANCELLED?
We are committed to Electrify Aotearoa taking place for every ticket holder in person. If the event is cancelled by us due to unforeseeable circumstances such as COVID restrictions, we will offer you a full refund. If the event is postponed to a later date then all tickets will be transferred to the new date with no additional charges. If you cannot make the back-up date, we will refund your ticket upon request. Ministry of Awesome is not responsible for your travel expenses associated with a change due to COVID or other natural events.
DO I GET A REFUND IF I CHANGE MY MIND?
We do not offer refunds if you decide to cancel your tickets due to a change of mind. However, we are happy to transfer your ticket to anyone you'd like to nominate to attend the event in your place at no cost to you.