Leading a NEM event has never been easier! We took the guess-work out of planning and created comprehensive toolkits that support you throughout the process. Check out the following links to get some helpful tips and tricks for making your event incredible.

Design Challenge Toolkit

Running a design challenge should be fun! To help things run smoothly, we developed resources and tools to help you along the way. With the design challenge toolkit, we’ll walk you through every step of running an incredible event.

Networking Toolkit

Networking events promote meaningful connections among students and/or professionals and encourage the development of valuable relationships.

Panel Discussion Toolkit

A panel discussion gathers diverse perspectives to consider a (hopefully) engaging topic, often facilitated by a moderator. It’s not all about the panelists, audience members are encouraged to ask questions and share perspectives as well!

Event Promotion Toolkit

This toolkit will provide you with the tools to help you increase the engagement with your audience and broaden the visibility of your event!

Networking Prep Checklist

Networking is a skill, so we’ve put together a checklist to help spark meaningful connections at your event.

Ice Breaker Activities

An ice breaker is an activity, game, or event that is used to welcome and warm up the conversation among event participants. Check out our great list of activities.

Facilitator Training Guide

Facilitators! this is your guide during the design challenge process. As a facilitator, your participation is critical to the event. You will lead participants as they journey creatively through the challenge.

Following up after an event

Phew, your event is over! But now it’s time to follow up.
We’ve outlined some tactics to make following up easier than ever!