The IT and Hi Tech Sector

South Australia offers a fertile ecosystem for growing IT, creative and hi-tech enterprises within a culture of creativity, connectivity and collaboration. By positioning Adelaide as Australia’s leading smart city, embracing the Internet revolution and supporting technology innovation, the opportunities for jobs in South Australia are limitless, and the most exciting applications are still to be imagined. Game-changers such as the Gig City project and the vibrant Tonsley Innovation Precinct, as well as the presence of a range of industry leaders make IT and hi-tech businesses thrive in South Australia, and render our State the nation’s most advanced start-up environment. Find out what opportunities in IT and hi-tech are available to you at JOBEX.

JOBEX Adelaide will feature over 100 of the State’s leading businesses including Maptek and Fleet Space Technologies from the IT and Hi-Tech sector.


Joe Thorp

As Chief Executive of state government agency TechInSA, Joe Thorp works closely with entrepreneurs and start-up companies to grow South Australia’s hi-tech sector.

An award winning CEO and seasoned company director, Joe has worked in a number of industries including manufacturing, mining and construction services, health, education and energy in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America.

Joe has led domestic and off shore development centres and has a track record of successfully managing joint ventures with international technology partners.

He will share his extensive experience in product conceptualisation and realisation when he speaks at JOBEX.

Discover other sectors

JOBEX will feature over 100 business exhibitors showcasing job opportunities available in South Australia’s emerging industries. Major projects and investment across these industry sectors means there has never been a better time to look for a new job, consider a career change, or to get a better understanding of the State’s growth sectors.