Immerse Community Gathering
Saturday 10th September | 14:00 - 18:00
The Trampery, 239 Old St, London, EC1V 9EY
14:15 - 14:30 - Introduction and welcome
14:30 - 15:50 - Keynote and panel discussion: Networking
16:00 - 17:50 - Floor open to: Community-led conversations, networking activities, mentoring, stalls and food
17:50 - 18:00 - Close event
Keynote panel speakers
Networking is crucial for multiple reasons such as creating new connections and opening up new opportunities for yourself. Our panel will explore the topic of networking and its power and importance for building confidence and community. There will be a further deep-dive into facing your fears, networking in the virtual space, how to build power of influence and build community. This will be followed by a live Q&A for our founders to ask questions.
16:00 - 16:30 - Conversation with Claudine Reid: Priorities of a Social Entrepreneur
16:40 - 17:10 - Conversation with Sonya Barlow: Failure and overcoming imposter syndrome as a founder
16:00 - 16:25 - Mentoring session 1
16:35 - 17:00 - Mentoring session 2
17:10 - 17:35 - Mentoring session 3
For the first hour, we will host mini-games and activities to encourage more structured networking.
16:00 - 17:00 - Activity based networking
17:00 - 17:50 - General networking
Activity based networking
All participants will be wearing a wristband to represent their intention for networking. The 4 colours are:
Orange - I am looking to connect with founders
Green - I am looking to build my community
Pink - I am an industry expert e.g. consultants, coaches, mentors, VCs etc.
Blue - am looking to connect with industry professionals e.g. industry members in finance, built environment, health etc.
To help you network, we have put together some prompts to support conversation among the community. These can be found below.