The B!G Idea Showcase Event

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The B!G Showcase 2021

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The B!G Idea students have been working hard for 15 weeks to produce innovative creative solutions to the B!GGEST issues. We will celebrate their achievements by awarding the top projects, showcasing student work. If that is not enough you will experience inspirational talks from the best thinkers and doers in Ireland!

Nab your FREE ticket and celebrate the next generation of creative innovators and experience their work as we launch an interactive exhibition showcasing every student project!


Creative thinking is the no.1 skill we need in 2025 and we will share how inspirational leaders from a range of industries and sectors use aspects of the Creative Mindset to succeed;

MC - Emma Power 2FM

Problem Solving - David Pollard

Resilience - Davy Fitzgerald

Divergent Thinking - Lara Hanlon


Stay tuned as we announce the best of the best, students from across the country have worked exceptionally hard over 15 weeks to propose solutions to current social issues that are affecting them and their communities.

Find out who wins each category, The B!G Idea overall winner, and Teacher of the Year!


Experience The B!G Idea students' projects to the world in a 3D interactive online exhibition. Learn how they have employed creative thinking to the B!GGEST challenges. Experience their learning journey and the impact they are making to their own communities and the world!


We would not be here without them! We are so thankful for our amazing partners who have made The B!G Idea 2021 possible!!

Creative Ireland, MSD, University of Limerick, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design at the National Disability Authority, IT Carlow, Blacknight, Netwatch, Portwest, UX Design Institute, Applegreen, Skechers Ireland, Bradley Brand, Sonica, Each & Other, Design Partners, DCCI, How Might We, Designfolk, Unum, Carlow Tool Making.


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