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BRISBANE - RUN THE WORLD Female Entrepreneurs Conference

  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Gardens Theatre 2 George Street Brisbane City, QLD, 4000 Australia (map)
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On Saturday, April 6th, League of Extraordinary Women will be bringing you it's eleventh annual conference, Run the World, to Brisbane! For Australia's leading and up and coming female entrepreneurs, makers, creators, and innovators.

Run the World is full day extravaganza of inspiration for entrepreneurs and women in business alike - whether you're thinking of launching a side hustle, are an established entrepreneur, or you simply want to be inspired and motivated by some of the brightest and most awe-inspiring women in business, creators, and makers, shaping a life they love.

We've uncovered some extremely special female entrepreneur speakers - some who have never shared their stories on stage before, so prepare to be inspired, learn, and grow.

You'll leave Run the World 2019, fuelled with the confidence and courage needed to start visualising how to live your best life. Your inner Beyonce will be channelled, and you'll be ready to fiercely pursue what makes your heart sing.

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  • A jam-packed day of keynote presentations and panels with extraordinary female entrepreneurs. We've uncovered legends that will share experiences with us to inspire us to take it to the next level. We're talking about companies that have changed the world, social media phenomenons, and women that do what they love every single day

  • A light lunch

  • Run the World gift bag full of awesome treats from our partners

  • Meet and connect with like-minded female entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers to create synergies, collaborations, and real friendships - you might even meet your new bestie!


League members get a discount on all ticket types. Click tickets to see League member ticket pricing. *Cannot be applied retrospectively. 



Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Gardens Theatre,
2 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4000




A Park-and-Pay carpark is now available in the Science and Engineering Centre. See section on Parking at Gardens Theatre below.


Gardens Theatre is a 15-20 minute walk from the city down George Street, or from South Bank Parklands, across the Goodwill Bridge.


Methods of public transport to Gardens Theatre: bus, train, ferry or CityCat.

All you need to do is go to the Translink Website, and click on the timetable links, as well as a journey planner on the right. The journey planner is extremely easy to use; just type in your address, then '2 George St, Brisbane', and it will tell you the best routes and modes of transport to get you to Gardens Theatre.

Bus: From the northern suburbs, exit at the Queen Street bus terminal (15-20 mins walk to Gardens Theatre). From the southern suburbs, exit at the Mater Hill or South Bank Busway stations (10 mins walk across the Goodwill Bridge).

Train: From the northern suburbs, exit at Roma Street Station (25 mins walk to Garden Theatre). From the southern suburbs, exit at the South Bank Station (10 mins walk across the Goodwill Bridge). Gardens Theatre is a 5 minute walk from the QUT CityCat terminal.


Download Gardens Point map, PDF - 215 kB

FAQs //

What time is registration?

Registrations open at 8.00am, and the conference will kick off at 9:00am.

Are men welcome to attend?

Of course! Whilst this conference will be showcasing Female Entrepreneurs, just like other years, we welcome all to attend and be inspired. We encourage men to be part of the conference and conversation with us.

What ID requirements do I need to bring to enter the event?

League Members: If you are a League of Extraordinary Women member you will need to show any form of photo ID with your full name at the registration desk, so that we can double-check that you're on our League member list.

Please ensure that you bring photo ID on the day, failure to do so may result in an additional charge for the difference to a general admission ticket.

What should I bring to the event?

Just your extraordinary self. But also don't forget to bring your business cards, your smartphone (so you can take part in competitions and get social), a jacket (because you know..Melbourne...winter) and last but not least, an open mind and positive attitude.

Can I sponsor the event with my product?

If you would like to sponsor the conference, please contact us

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

In the interest of helping to save the trees, there's no need to print your ticket and bring to the event. Simply have your ticket ready to be scanned on your smartphone.

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

Tickets are non-refundable, however, name changes are permitted. Please email if you need to change the name on your ticket.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email us at