APPLICATIONS CLOSED!

We curate our all-star player line-up and notify players shortly after.

'WHAT DO I GET?'

  • LIVE mentoring from some of APAC's greatest retail minds

  • Your chance to WIN a share in over $10,000 worth of prizes

  • A care pack full of treats, tools and resources designed to draw out your best and brightest ideas 

8

High-energy days

55

HackGames players

6 

Industry supporters

9

Tech providers

PREVIOUS PLAYERS

....Well, that's up to us as a community!

Our retail industry is hungry for new ideas, unique perspectives and unshackled innovation. Retail is ready for a shake-up, and the HackGames is here to bring it in full force!

The HackGames calls on APAC's best and brightest retail minds to apply to play in a virtual networking event like no other.

So, are you ready to make some epic connections for impactful solutions?

 
The Hack is back, and it's bolder than ever. 

INTRODUCING RETAIL WEEK HACKGAMES

1. APPLY TO PLAY

2. PLAYERS ANNOUNCED

3. TEAM BRIEFING

Gather virtually as the Hack Hostess reveals the rules, team allocation and problem statement. 

5. THE HACKGAMES

Teams will work through a virtual 4-step problem-solving process to battle it out for the best HackGames solution.

PLAYER PRAISE

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for APAC's brightest retailer minds... 

  • The C-Somethings 
  • Customer Champions 
  • Tech-Heads 
  • Marketing Masters
  • Sales Smarts 

Are bursting with bold ideas? Ready to shake up the status quo? We want you! 

DISCOVER WHERE IT ALL BEGANWATCH THE GRAND FINALE

LET'S TAKE IT BACK TO HACKGAMES 2020

3

Expert judges

5

Industry  mentors

4. CARE PACKAGES

Each player will receive a care package full of unqiue idea-awakening goodies.

QUESTIONS?


erica@milkit.com.au

Mon 01/03 - 10 -11AM

Fri  05/03 - 10 - 3PM

FAQ's

WHAT IS MY EXPECTED INVOLVEMENT?

We have revised the format of the original HackGames to make it bigger and bolder than ever. 

As a player, you will need to attend the one-hour Kick-Off (01/03) and the 6-hour HackGames (05/03).

An exclusive Slack channel will be open throughout Retail Week, but working on the problem statement before Friday is a strict no-go! 

I NEED TO KNOW THE PROBLEM STATEMENT!? 

Settle there eager beaver! 

The problem statement, rules and final team allocation will be announced on the Monday of Retail Week.

WHAT WILL FUTURE OF RETAIL LOOK LIKE?

TELL ME ABOUT THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Don't stress, you won't need to write a Pulitzer Prize-worthy essay to land one of the sought-after spots in the final HackGames player list! 

The application process is made up of 8 short discovery questions. Show us where your industry-related skills lie, what you're passionate about and your unique spark of genius! 

Players will be notified shortly after applications close.

FREE STUFF! WHAT'S IN THE CARE PACK?

In this all-virtual-world we really wanted to leave a lasting physical touch....in a non-creepy way! 

Your care package will be packed with cheeky treats, tools and resources designed to draw out your best and brightest ideas. 

You can take a sneak peek at last year's care pack here!

WHO CAN APPLY TO PLAY?

Short answer, retailers from APAC.

The longer answer, we are looking for a diverse mix of pure-play, omnichannel and bricks and mortar retailers. 

Solution provider applications will be excluded. 

  • The unique opportunity to have uncensored conversations with industry peers in a high-energy, competitive environment 

  • The opportunity to experience to how rapid ideation can be used to solve HUGE challenges + access the templates needed to inject creativity in your own business

HACKGAMES HOSTESS...

MEET YOUR

HackGames is the brainchild of Alita Harvey-Rodriguez, Founder and Managing Director of MI Academy.

MI Academy is an award-winning team training and consultancy provider. We are on a mission to spread the power of creative problem solving, enhance the potential of people and ignite organisational change through world-class transformation programs and events.

Curious to learn more? Click here!

VIRTUAL

MARCH 5th

1:30 - 3pm AEDT

A pressure cooker for innovative retail solutions and space for creativity and collaboration.

WHAT IS THE 'HACKGAMES'?

A half-day virtual event whereby teams will collaborate and pitch a solution to a key industry challenge.

An opportunity to network with your industry peers and share your challenges.

You're a retail founder or employee working in a role ranging from marketing to logistics, sales to CS. We're calling on a true diversity of minds!

You're an eager collaborator. The kind of individual that thrives in high-energy environments where ideas and innovation run riot. 

You're a tired of traditional networking and are ready to make lasting connections with your peers. 

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

DO I NEED TO BE TECHNICAL?

Absolutely not! We are looking for a diverse range of skills from all roles within the retail sphere! 

We only ask that you are an eager collaborator who enjoys sharing ideas and insight. 

Our inaugural HackGames sets the stage for what's to come in our new, revised 2021 format! 

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