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.


NEM Presentation Template

Searching for a blueprint to use for your event?  Look no further. This branded presentation template takes the guesswork out of creating a professional presentation so you can focus on the content. *NOTE: You will need to download and create your own file to be able to use this template.

NEM Logo

Looking to use the NEM logo? Here you’ll find some different versions of the logo (white, colour, etc.) that you can use on your web materials.

Branded Zoom Backgrounds

Want to give your Zoom background a makeover? These branded virtual backgrounds will make your Zoom events look amazing,. All of these backgrounds include the NEM logo, hashtag and come in a variety of colours to choose from.

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!

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.