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Vivid Ideas

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Vivid Ideas turns inspiration into action: learn how to build a creative career or a business, hear advice from the best in the world, and discover how innovative productions and projects become reality.

Must Do


The Vivid Ideas Exchange

Future-proof your career at one of the many inspiring events held during Vivid Ideas. Network, develop your skills, and explore creative and commercial opportunities in Australia’s fastest-growing sector, the creative industries.

Many jobs of the future will be built on imagination: more than 150,000 people in NSW currently work in the creative sector, with industries from design to gaming growing at a rapid rate. With Sydney the creative capital of Asia Pacific, it’s the place to be to celebrate local talent, expand opportunities, and connect with the global leaders during Vivid Ideas.

Over an action-packed 18 days, creators and innovators come together in a series of major public events, featuring world-leading talent, exclusive to Sydney for Vivid Ideas. Expand your horizons at creative conferences, the dynamic Vivid Ideas Exchange and a public event series presented by creative industry associations, educators, and businesses.

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Vivid Sydney 2015

Vivid Sydney is set to shine even more brightly in 2015 when the country’s best festival delivers its biggest program yet.

For 18 nights, from 22 May – 8 June, Vivid Sydney will once again transform the city and harbour.

Be dazzled by bright shimmering lights, be amazed by spectacular music performances , and be inspired by new leading ideas.

Vivid Sydney 2012
Vivid Sydney 2011
Sydney Harbour Bridge Interactive Lights Artist Impression