Moreton Bay Innovations Day 2024 - Terms and Conditions

Innovations Day Terms and Conditions

Event Purpose

  1. The purpose of the event is to showcase innovative businesses from the Moreton Bay Region in a collaborative, learning and idea-sharing forum.
  2. The event does not provide businesses with an introduction to Moreton Bay Regional Council or any other event partners for the purposes of securing procurement opportunities.
  3. Moreton Bay Regional Council (the Organiser) provides no commitment to businesses for activities or engagements other than the delivery of the event, including but not limited to, future promotion, networking, procurement, partnership, joint venture and/or investment.
  4. All non-event activities and discussions are independent to the event and are not the responsibility of the Organiser.

Expression of Interest (EOI)

  1. The EOI period commences Monday, February 05 and ends on Tuesday, April 30.
  2. Late EOIs will not be accepted. Only one EOI per business will be accepted by completing the EOI form.
  3. Information about the EOI and how to submit an EOI form part of these terms and conditions. Submission of an EOI constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  4. These terms and conditions may be amended at the discretion of the Organiser. Any updated terms and conditions will be posted on Moreton Bay Innovations Day - Innovate Moreton Bay.
  5. EOI’s are open to those aged 18 years or older as at the date of EOI.
  6. Businesses must provide all mandatory information as requested on the EOI form and must be physically operating within the Moreton Bay Region.
  7. By submitting an EOI, businesses warrant that:
  8. the details contained in the EOI are true and correct;
  9. they are authorised to accept these terms and conditions;
  10. any information they provide in support of the EOI to the Organiser will not infringe the rights of any third parties.
  11. Businesses who are successful from the EOI process must be available to showcase at the Innovations Day event on 10 November 2022, 11am - 3pm (AEST).
  12. Employees of the Organiser that have a material interest in a business are ineligible to submit an EOI.


  1. An expert panel with at least two representatives from Moreton Bay Regional Council will be selected by the Organiser.
  2. The expert panel will review all EOIs and select the top 10 - 20 businesses based on key criteria and these businesses will be notified of their selection to pitch at the Innovations Day Event on 10 November 2022.
  3. The selection process is at the expert panel’s sole and absolute discretion.
  4. The expert panel may disqualify any EOI which the expert panel deems not an eligible EOI.


  1. The Organiser collects business and personal information in order to conduct the event.
  2. Personal information of participants will be handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) and Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Information Privacy Plan which is available at:
  3. The Organiser may disclose business information provided by businesses for the purposes of the event, including but not limited to:
  4. the EOI short listing process;
  5. attracting targeted audiences to attend the event; and
  6. in-kind event sponsorship with potential partners.
  7. Information provided and disclosed in relation to the event is at the discretion of the business.
  8. Businesses acknowledge that they will be conducting pitches in a public forum and any ideas shared over the course of the event are considered contributions to the overall event experience.
  9. The Organiser does not guarantee confidentiality of any information presented at the event. Businesses should exclude sensitive or confidential information from their pitch or limit their pitch to information that they are willing to share in the public domain.

Organisers Rights

  1. The Organiser’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into regarding the outcome of the EOI process.
  2. If the event is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated or is interfered with in any way due to a reason beyond the Organiser’s reasonable control, the Organiser reserves the right, subject to the requirements of any relevant permit authorities for the event, to:
  3. cancel, terminate, modify or suspend Innovations Day, where the Organiser deems appropriate; or
  4. disqualify any EOI.
  5. The Organiser shall not be liable for any damage, loss, or injury suffered by reason of the EOI process and participation in the event.
  6. The Organiser excludes liability for loss of income, loss of opportunity, personal injury, and damage to property, whether direct or indirect, consequential or foreseeable due to some negligent act or omission or otherwise.
  7. The Organiser accepts no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected EOIs whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise.
  8. The Organiser has no control over telephone communications, networks, or lines and accepts no responsibility for any problems associated with them, whether due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction, or otherwise. The Organiser is not liable for any consequences of user error including (without limitation) costs incurred.


  1. Businesses are expected to behave in a professional and appropriate manner at the event.
  2. The Organiser reserves the right to refuse entry or remove a participating business from the event if their behaviour is deemed inappropriate, disruptive or unacceptable to the Organiser.

Publicity and Promotional Activities

  1. Businesses participating at the event agree to participate in all promotional activity (including publicity, photography, filming and recording) requested by the Organiser..
  2. Businesses consent to the Organiser using their business name and image in promotional materials including the Organiser’s various media platforms without acknowledgement and without being entitled to remuneration or compensation.
  3. If an image of a business is published on Council’s website, it will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence, which allows any person to lawfully share, adapt or re-use the image, including for commercial purposes.


  1. These terms and conditions shall be governed in accordance with the laws in force in Queensland.
  2. If any of these terms and conditions is deemed invalid or unenforceable, all or part of that provision will be severed from these terms and conditions and will not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions.
  3. No waiver of any terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Any failure to assert any right under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right.