Social impact

Community engagement is the key to successful innovation.

In today’s society, it is more important now than ever to conduct meaningful engagement with the community and those that need support.

To address complex social issues requires innovative thinking through comprehensive understanding of the factors that can improve your social impact. This is why FutureX provides an array of informative workshops, Q&A sessions and Ted-Talk inspired discussions on the future of social impact, challenges, compelling messaging, engagement strategies, and methods of scaling impact.

With incredible suffering and challenges being endured, both supporting and initiating change is crucial in creating an impact on the lives of others. However, understanding how to strategically improve your initiatives and engagement is essential in developing an impactful, forward-thinking and successful business strategy – providing positive change for as many individuals as possible.

That leads to how this is relevant for you… maximum impact. Through FutureX, you will be provided with knowledge from industry experts to assist you in formulating a strategic business approach to maximise your social impact.

In order to facilitate maximum positive impact in the lives of others, businesses must be proactive through strategic planning to improve the outcome of initiatives. This will be explored at FutureX with industry experts conducting informative sessions on various topics to assist you in developing a strategic business plan to ensure that you are maximising your efforts.

Register for FutureX to join our panel of social impact experts for insightful discussions on the future of our society, and how YOU can successfully assist in tackling prevalent social challenges.

target audience

Who will get the most out of this track?

Don’t miss out on this thought-provoking opportunity if you are a…

  • NFP Organisation desiring an innovative understanding of how to maximise your social impact
  • Small Business Owner that is eager to for opportunities to make an impact


Does this sound like something you would be interested in?

Key Takeaways

What will you walk away with?

At FutureX, our insightful sessions will provide you with…

  1. Guidance from movers and shakers that are navigating the optimisation of community engagement
  2. Valuable knowledge into how to create successful partnerships
  3. Practical advice to develop an engaging story through data visualisation and narrative
  4. Insights on how to scale your impact through various strategic frameworks   
  5. Drafted Stakeholder map which may guide future engagement strategy
  6. The bones of a new 60 second elevator pitch for introducing yourself and your organisation.
Unique Professional Development opportunity

Ticket Options

1 Day Access Pass
Access to FutureX Main Stage
Access to 40+ Daily Dose sessions

Early Bird $249 (ends 31st July)

General Pass $299 (ends 28th Sept)

2 Day Access Pass
Access to FutureX Main Stage
Access to 80+ Daily Dose sessions

Early Bird $349 (ends 31st July)

General Pass $399 (ends 28th Sept)

Social impact options

Daily Dose Sessions

Engaging Your Community

(Panel Discussion)

Driving Social Impact and NFP Sustainability

(Panel Discussion)

Authentic Storytelling with metrics

(Case Study)

Accelerating change  – Theory of Change


NFTs. Creatives. Charities – oh my.

(Presentation + Q&A)

Stakeholder Mapping – Building Strategic Partnerships.


60 Second Introductions


Our sessions align with following 3 core themes

Tech & Innovation

Connecting innovators and intrapreneurs to accelerate growth and drive positive change through sustained innovation of existing products, services and processes – targeted to the needs of current customers and employees.

CX & Marketing

Exploring new ways to invest and build effective and targeted CX and marketing strategies that boost sales, enhance customer retention and forge stronger relationships in today’s evolving business landscape.

Future Skills

Understanding that technological advancements power much of the revolution but embracing that cognitive, interpersonal, leadership and digital skills are essential for future sustainable and scalable growth.


Track Partner


SunCoast Angels

Social Impact Hub

Social Impact Hub collaborates with purpose-driven organisations to accelerate change. Through advisory services, thought leadership, education, and capital mobilisation, they help create a world where people and the planet thrive. Social Impact Hub specialises in supporting social enterprises, not-for-profits, and purpose-driven organisations to design, demonstrate and scale their impact.

Forward Festival Sunshine Coast partner Social Impact Hub

Program Partners

Silicon Coast would like to thank the support of these key partners in delivering Forward Fest 2022

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