Avenir 2020

Start-Up the Future: March 8 & 9, 2020

The 2020 Avenir event for high school students creates authentic opportunities for sustainable entrepreneurship, social enterprise thinking, positive networking, & the value of critical feedback from experts & other global student teams working towards imagining future businesses that work for the good of all & sustainable development of the world

Start-Up the Future

Avenir 2020 will take place on March 8-9th, 2020.

Cost of Entry per person: 250 RMB Early Bird (register before December 31st, 2019); or 350 RMB Late Registration (deadline January 31st, 2020). 6% additional charge for Fapiao.

What does that get you?

  • Entry into a dynamic networking event including dinner
  • Two lunches and snacks
  • Certificates and Awards
  • Exclusive feedback with real entrepreneurs

Day 1:

  • Meet your Mentors, an experienced entrepreneur interested in hearing your ideas and providing you with the essential feedback
  • Listen to inspiring keynote speakers talk about their experiences setting up businesses and the challenges they overcame
  • Learn how to level up your business plan with a focus on sustainability
  • Network with mentors, keynote speakers and fellow participants at an evening event

Day 2:

  • Pitch your business idea to a panel of judges
  • Compete and win big prizes to further your business idea

Benefits of getting involved:

For teachers:

  • Free Professional Development with Inspire Citizens
  • Provide students with real world experiences
  • Bring IBDP Business Management to life
  • Give MYP Personal Project a platform
  • Listen to Keynotes from local entrepreneurs
  • Networking opportunities

For students:

  • Pitch ideas to real entrepreneurs
  • Chance to win prize money to implement ideas
  • Listen to Keynote Speakers from local entrepreneurs
  • Receive feedback from entrepreneurial mentors
  • Collaboration and networking opportunities - WeChat group, feedback sessions and social events.

If you are interested in participating in Avenir 2020, either as a sponsor, participant, mentor or judge, please scan the QR code below: