Venture Café Cambridge Session Proposal Venture Café Cambridge hosts weekly events featuring a blend of our own curated content as well as community-sourced content. Use this form if you are interested in proposing a session for one of our weekly events. Please complete this form to propose hosting a talk at Venture Café Cambridge only, located inside the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) at 1 Broadway (5th floor) in Kendall Square. Contact InformationPlease input contact details for the primary contact for the proposed session or series.First Name*Last Name*Contact Email*Note that this email address is where all future email correspondence regarding notification of status participation will be sent to. Contact PhoneDay of Event Contact*Organization InformationPlease input organizational affiliation for the proposed session or series to be used for marketing. Organization NameOrganization Website: Organization Twitter:Organization Facebook:Is your organization one of the following:Woman-ownedVeteran-ownedMinority-ownedNAOrganization Logo:minimum resolution is 800x800px or largerAccepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg.Group AffiliationIf applicable. Please only pick one.Babson WIN LabCICFounders InstituteGolden SeedsGreentown LabsHarvardMassChallengeStartup Leadership ProgramTechstarsLearnLaunchNot ApplicableOtherOther Group AffiliationSession InformationPlease list details of the session or series you are proposing. A session is a one-time talk. Check our calendar at www.venturecafecambridge.org/calendar for examples of sessions hosted at the Café. A series is comprised of multiple, related sessions through-out the year. See information about existing series on our Affinity Groups page: www.venturecafecambridge.org/affinitygroupsProposal for:SessionSeriesSession Title*Session DescriptionUp to 100 words that describes what you plan to offer at your event.Session TypePanelRoundtableWorkshopPresentationPitch CompetitionOther (please explain below)Other Session TypeNote: We love to include creative and new formats. Some popular sessions include: panels, hackathons, pitch events, unconferences, speed geeking, roundtables, and workshops.How does this session benefit the innovation community?How does your information or topic help the innovation community? Up to 200 words.First Proposed Event DateAvailable booking days: Thursdays only. Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Second Proposed Event DateAvailable booking days: Thursdays only Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY Proposed Start TimeNote: Please note that Venture Café Cambridge is in session on only Thursdays and start times can be between 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM. HH : MM AM PM Session SpeakersSpeaker NameTitleOrganizationTwitterLinkedInHeadshotAccepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png.Audio/Visual RequirementsIf this question does not apply, write “not applicable” or “N/A” in the space.Estimated # of Event AttendeesWe use this to place the event in the correct space.Other OpportunitiesHow did you hear about Venture Café Cambridge?SponsorshipAre you interested in Annual Sponsoring or Event sponsorship at Venture Café Cambridge?Annual SponsorshipEvent SponsorshipNot InterestedGuidelinesBEFORE SUBMITTING AN EVENT: – Attend a Café Night (held each Thursday from 3 PM – 8 PM at 1 Broadway, 5th floor in Kendall Square.) at least once before requesting to host an event. Event hosts or sponsors should understand what the Venture Café is about before submitting an event request. – Please note, **If you wish to host an event outside the Café Night hours, please contact the CIC events team: https://cic.us/cambridge/ SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: – Events are NOT designed to support selling services. It is important that at the end of each session, guests leave with information they are able to apply without follow up. Hosting an event at Venture Café Cambridge allows you to showcase you and your business as a thought leader in our community. You share the knowledge, let the customers come to you. – Events are ALWAYS free and open to the public. Events can be targeted to specific groups, however any and all guests will be encouraged to attend the event. – We value diversity and prioritize content that features diverse thought leaders. – Events are INTERESTING. We like out-of-the-box thinking. Unusual sessions typically yield the best results and amazing collisions. SUBMISSION APPROVAL TURNAROUND TIME: – All events will be screened for – mission, capacity, and calendar availability. After submitting the request, Venture Café Cambridge event staff will respond back to you to communicate if the event request has been accepted. Typical turnaround time is 2 to 3 weeks. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.