Objectives of the Information session
- Announce the challenge problem.
- Inform attendees how the challenge works.
- Share stories from previous challenge participants (optional).
- Announce that registrations are open.
- Provide a networking opportunity for competitors to connect and potentially work together.
How to run the Information session
Preparing an agenda for the Information session
- Welcome and introductions
- The D3 Digital Challenge – process, outcome, expectations and benefits
- The Problem Statement – a brief explanation:
- invite a topic expert to outline the problem and present supporting research. Providing thought leadership is an ideal way to engage potential competitors.
- encourage competitors and Life experts to inform the problem further with their experience.
- How competitors and life experts can participate
- Presentation by previous competitor (optional)
- invite past competitors to share their challenge experience. This a great way for new competitors to hear firsthand what a D3 Digital Challenge is like
- Question and answer, and closing.
Promoting your Information session
Promoting your Information session is key to ensure good attendance. Connect with your local start-up community, accelerators, incubators, universities, government, councils and key stakeholders. They may help to cross-promote your event.
Promoting the D3 Digital Challenge after the Information session
- challenge website
- social media
- press releases
- radio and podcasts (if available)
- direct email.