Local CommUnity Summit

Document created by Falko Döring Partner on 23-Aug-2017Last modified by Falko Döring Partner on 24-Apr-2018
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At the local annual CommUnity summit all CommUnity members gather together to meet in a relaxed atmosphere with like minded people. The event is designed to update the members about the CommUnity, to meet new people and to reconnect to other Community members.

In locations, where a new batch of first year students arrive, a pre-event will be organized on which they are introduced to the CommUnity.



XXX CommUnity Summit

XXX = City, where it takes place.
For example:
Barcelona CommUnity Summit



All CommUnity members are invited to this event, including students, alumni, InnoEnergy employees, InnoEnergy entrepreneurs, professors, young professionals, senior professionals. 

Externals are welcomed to the event with limited places. A recommended ratio is 1 out of 5 participants can be external. 


Time and duration

The pre-event, in case a new intake of students is arriving, shall be before the main event and can take up to 1 hour. 

The main event starts with a break after the pre-event and takes officially up to 2 hours. Nevertheless it is an open-end event and participants are highly encouraged to stay and continue networking with new fellows. 

The whole event shall take up to 1 evening, during the week or a weekend. 



Free for CommUnity members.
Externals need to cover the expanses calculated per person, in general food&beverages.



No limit, mainly depends on venue size


A venue providing sufficient space for all members to be in the same room. Audiovisual support is needed.

The venue shall not transmit neither a university or work feeling. Therefore both, university rooms or InnoEnergy Offices are not suitable. Beside this, the venue choice is open and shall suite the intention of the event to enable networking. 



Catering shall be organised for the event including food and beverages.



The suggested program points below is a basic guidance to design the event. Feel free to add and adjust the programme to your local needs. 


Pre-event (if new students arrive)

Local CommUnity ManagerOpens the event and introduces the new students to the CommUnity.
Talks about the past events, current structure, future planning and call of action to join and participate in CommUnity
InnoEnergy CC CEOStudent relevant information about vision of InnoEnergy and other business lines
InnoEnergy Program director or Education OfficerStudent relevant information about education
BCS / EntrepreneurExperience as entrepreneur or about his startup or "how business creation works"
I-project / PMStudent relevant information on cool project description



Main Event

Local CommUnity ManagerPresentationOpens main event, Overview of CommUnity, last year activities, plans for this year, introduction to event
Local CommUnity ManagerQ&AGive time to ask questions and suggestions
Whole AudienceIcebreakerIcebreaker activity -> share your goal, dreams.vision with others
Whole AudienceGroup work, build groups, high diversity within each group is goal!
30 min to 1 h suggested
Dream Big! Build a CommUnity where you can live your dream/ vision
Whole audienceFood & drinksShare the vision you build within your group with others, explore, enjoy