What is the Impact Festival 2021?
The Impact Festival 2021 connects corporates, green start-ups, scale-ups and investors. The festival is divided thematically into eight different Innovation Areas, which are oriented on the EU Green Deal as well as the Sustainable Development Goals. Matchmaking, networking and expert workshops will also play a central role before and after the event.
Who can participate in the event?
Anyone interested in the topic of sustainability, especially in the B2B context, can participate in the event. Click here to get to the ticket store. If you have any questions about the different ticket categories, we will answer them in 4.2.
Where and when does the event take place?
The event will take place on April 23rd and 24th, 2021 in Frankfurt am Main / Offenbach, more precisely at the event hall FREDENHAGEN (further information on how to get there can be found in 5.1). The event will take place in a hybrid format and can therefore also be streamed online (further information on the format can be found in 3.1).
What are the opening hours of the event?
The opening hours on both days of the event are 09:00 to 19:00. In order to protect the health of the participants, both days were divided into slots of three hours each.
Slot 1: 09:00 to 12:00
Slot 2: 12:30 to 15:30
Slot 3: 16:00 to 19:00
What is the Impact Community and how can I become part of it?
Participants of the community are experts from the fields of technology, politics, business and science, ranging from innovative start-ups to large companies and investors. The aim is to network with industry colleagues, to promote interdisciplinary exchange and knowledge transfer. The community platform works via the tool “Slack”. Here you have the opportunity to introduce yourself, discuss current topics, make valuable contacts and always be up to date on the Impact Festival.The community lives through the active participation of its members, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts and ideas with others. Click here to register for the IMPACT Community.
What is the Impact Challenge?
The Impact Challenge is a competition for students. The participants will work in teams to develop a sustainable data-driven business model. During this process they will be coached and supported by experts. In total, the participants will go through 4 stages, the 5 best teams will be allowed to pitch their business idea in front of investors and experts at the festival. The Challenge takes place from March to April.
How can I participate in the Challenge?
Students who have completed at least the third semester or are already in their master studies can apply. The application is possible in teams as well as individually. The participation is free of charge. You can apply under this link.