NENA Perth Hub UnConvention
Activity Description

An event un-convened by NENA Perth Hub - The Gateway to New Economy Network Australia (NENA) 
in conjunction with KommunitiHQEnkel Collective and Galactic Cooperative.

The event will take place in The Naval Store in Fremantle and offer talks, panels, exhibitors, display stands and demonstrations by people and organisations working to build a new economy, focused on ecological health & social and economic justice.

There will also be food trucks and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)


The 2020 New Economy Network Australia Annual Conference

“New Economy—Work in Progress” held online on the same weekend, will be LIVE into the un-convention during the day, and we will be LIVE back to say hello from WA.

Speaker and panellist topics

  • Arts and Culture
  • Circular Economy
  • Cities and Urban Communities
  • Community Wealth Building
  • Cooperatives
  • Democracy and Governance
  • Doughnut Economics
  • Education
  • Energy
  • First Nations Economics
  • Food
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Inner Dimensions and Healthy Cultures
  • Just Transitions
  • Law Reform and Legal Services
  • Localisation
  • Money and Local Currencies
  • Rural and Regional Economies

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General Admission

For the cost of $10 the general public gets entrance for the day including all presentations, panels and demonstrations.

Exhibitor Package

For the cost of $80 exhibitors get: 

  • Free entry to the un-convention for 3 co-workers from their organisation
  • One 3m x 3m exhibition space (powered)
  • A 15 min slot to present during the day. 
  • Their logo on promotional material
  • A small table

In un-conventional style, we will allocate 50% of speaker spots beforehand and 50% at the venue at opening time, so if you are late, the good ones may all be gone!

About the New Economy Network Australia Annual Conference

The theme of NENA’s 2020 Conference is “New Economy—Work in Progress” and the intention is to share the amazing work being done by individuals and organisations across Australia, to build a new economy, focused on ecological health & social and economic justice.

This year’s conference will bring together people from around Australia, to discuss topics as diverse as food, energy, housing, health, sustainability, local economies, commons, local currencies, cooperatives, social enterprises, universal basic income, creating systems change, degrowth and the steady-state economy, participatory democracy, Modern Monetary Theory, alternatives to GDP and much more.

NENA’s Annual Conferences offer a space for NENA members and the wider community to meet up, share experiences, ideas, research and project updates, spark connections and collaborations and work together to progress our network and shared vision for a new economy.

About Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.

The initiative launched in 2008 and has since grown to 125 countries—with 24,008 partner organizations planning 33,846 activities that directly engage millions of participants every year.

Please park on Beach Street on the river bank below the venue. (Google Maps: N Worrall Park, Fremantle).

COVID-19 and Ticket Refunds

In case stricter covid restrictions will be put in place by the WA government all ticket sales will be refunded to ticket holders and exhibitors.


See you at the un-convention!! // Big Al, Kate and Adam, NENA Perth Hub convenors