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Jul. 29, 2020 4:18 pm

What not to miss at the 2020 Millennial Summit, based on your interests

MillSummit 2020 has so much content, it's hard to know where to start. Here's a breakdown to help you choose events you'll connect with from Aug. 3 through 5.
Zack Jones, Margaret Arzón, Cierra Hall and Sebastian Little on a #MILLSUMMIT 2019 leadership panel.

Zack Jones, Margaret Arzón, Cierra Hall and Sebastian Little on a #MILLSUMMIT 2019 leadership panel.

(Photo by Holly Quinn)

Full disclosure: Technical.ly is serving as a media partner for Millennial Summit 2020.

The 2020 all-virtual Millennial Summit starts on Monday, Aug. 3, on Zoom — and you can expect three days packed with keynote talks, workshops and breakout sessions.

Each of the three days is themed to make it easy to decide which day(s) you want to attend: Day 1 is focused on entrepreneurship, Day 2 on leadership and Day 3 on nonprofits.

If you’re attending all three days, there’s a lot to choose from. We’ve already published an early list of the impressive speakers coming through. Here’s a breakdown across the full event to help you make your itinerary, based on your more specific interests:

If you’re interested in COVID-19 content:

  • Connections: Building Great Relationships with Anyone… Virtually (Tuesday, 10 a.m.)
  • Breakout 3B: Welcome to the ‘Ronaissance: Navigating the Post-COVID Arts Scene through Collaboration and Innovation Innovation (Tuesday, 3 p.m.)
  • Workshop 1B: Leading a healthy Team through COVID-19 (Wednesday, 12 p.m.)

If you’re interested in racially inclusive/Black voices content:

  • Fireside Chat: Our Shark Tank Experience (Monday, 9 a.m.)
  • Money in the Bank: Startup Funding 101 (Monday, 10 a.m.)
  • Breakout 2A: Zero to 100 Real Quick: Scaling Your Business (Monday, 2 p.m.)
  • Keynote & Fireside Chat: John Henry (Monday, 4 p.m.)
  • Breakout 1A: Perception vs Reality: Is Your Business Really Diverse?
  • Leadership Keynote & Fireside Chat: Logan Herring (Tuesday, 4 p.m.)
  • Building High-Impact Non-profits of Color (Wednesday, 9 a.m.)
  • Breakout 1B: From the Corner to the Boardroom: Taking Ownership of Your Thought and Voice (Wednesday, 2 p.m.)
  • Breakout 3A: Community 2.0: How to Build and Engage Community Through Social Media Influencing (Wednesday, 3 p.m.)
  • Breakout 3B: People of Color and Philanthopy: A Time of Change (Wednesday, 3 p.m.)
  • Closing Session: “The Connect” (Wednesday, 4 pm.)

If you’re looking for women-centered/led content:

  • Breakout 1B: Integrating the Light and Dark of Our Creative Selves
  • Five Strategies to Up Your Networking Game (Tuesday, 9 a.m.)
  • Connections: Building Great Relationships with Anyone … Virtually (Tuesday, 10 a.m.)
  • Leadership Keynote & Fireside Chat: Kimmi Wernli (Tuesday, 11 a.m.)
  • Breakout 1B: A Beginner’s Guide to the End
  • Breakout 2A: How to Lead on Any Level (Tuesday, 1:30)
  • Workshop 1A: Getting Started in Grantwriting: Identifying and Approaching Funders  (Wednesday, 10 a.m.)
  • Breakout 1A: Making an Impact is My Day Job: A Conversation with Young Nonprofit Leaders

If you’re interested in finances and funding content:

  • Money in the Bank: Startup Funding 101 (Monday, 10 a.m.)
  • Breakout 1A: I Got 99 Problems But a Pitch Ain’t One (Monday, 12 p.m.)
  • Breakout 2B: How to Financially Plan the Arts: Creative Pricing Strategies (Monday 2 p.m.)
  • Breakout 2B: Is it a Scam? (Tuesday, 1:30)
  • Workshop 1A: Getting Started in Grantwriting: Identifying and Approaching Funders  (Wednesday, 10 a.m.)

If you’re interested in wellness content:

  • Breakout 1B: Integrating the Light and Dark of Our Creative Selves
  • Leadership Keynote & Fireside Chat: Kimmi Wernli (Tuesday, 11 a.m.)
  • Breakout 1B: A Beginner’s Guide to the End (Tuesday, 12 p.m.)
  • Breakout 3A: The Future Health of Millennials: An Open Dialogue and Listening Session  (Tuesday, 3 p.m.)
  • Leadership Keynote & Fireside Chat: Logan Herring (Tuesday, 4 p.m.)
  • Workshop 1B: Leading a healthy Team through COVID-19 (Wednesday, 12 p.m.)

If you’re interested in Election 2020 content:

  • Your Vote is Your Power (pre-recorded) (Tuesday 10 a.m.)
  • The National Battleground for Election 2020 (pre-recorded) (Tuesday 12 p.m.)
  • Making Sense of the Media in the 2020 election (pre-recorded) (Tuesday, 2 p.m.)

If you’re interested in branding and marketing content:

  • Workshop: Personal Branding: How to Score as an Entrepreneur (Monday, 11 a.m.)
  • Breakout 3A: Community 2.0: How to Build and Engage Community Through Social Media Influencing (Wednesday, 3 p.m.)

If you’re interested in the arts:

  • Breakout 2B: How to Financially Plan the Arts: Creative Pricing Strategies (Monday, 2 p.m.)
  • Breakout 3B: Welcome to the ‘Ronaissance: Navigating the Post-COVID Arts Scene through Collaboration and Innovation Innovation (Tuesday, 3 p.m.)

If you’re interested in helping the houseless community:

  • Breakout 2B: How the Veterans Community Project had Made Big Impact with Tiny Homes (Wednesday, 2 p.m.)

If you’re interested in pitch competitions/investing:

  • Breakout 2A: Nonprofit Pitch Competition (Wednesday, 2 p.m.)

The full schedule is here. There’s still time to get tickets — and you can use the code TECHNICALLY20 for 10% off. A portion of the ticket sales from those using this code will go toward the Techncial.ly Journalism Fund and to our reporting, both by our newsroom and via additional freelance writing.

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