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Recent blog posts

Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive: Alliant recap

We recently explored the Alliant platform as part of our Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive series. This robust resort-style platform provides a way to connect via voice and personal avatars, rather than video. Here’s the gist: Alliant Connect definitely provides a welcome break from the Zoom fatigue of everyday virtual convening life, but for most…

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Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive: Cadence recap

We recently explored the Cadence platform as part of our Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive series. It’s an all-in-one platform for planning, executing, and experiencing your dream in-person or virtual event. Here’s the gist: Our overwhelming impression spending time in Cadence is of a platform with grand ambitions in all the right directions (person-to-person connection…

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Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive: Airmeet recap

We recently explored the Airmeet platform as part of our Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive series. It’s an all-in-one platform that gives you the ability to host immersive events in an effort to build connections with participants. Here’s the gist: Even with the significant tech glitch we experienced on our test drive (one thing we…

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Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive: Maestro Conference recap

We recently explored the Maestro Conference platform as part of our Virtual Convening Platform Test Drive series. It’s a complete webinar platform aimed at increasing interaction between participants. Here’s the gist: Our first reaction: a big miss with this platform is the chat. This is a big miss, as it doesn’t promote participants interacting with…

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OUR IMPACT

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Systems Change

Capacity Building

THE CHALLENGE
Hewlett’s Madison Initiative team needed guidance on designing a convening that would respect the culture and expertise of their Representative Democracy Grantees. They set a goal to build strong relationships and catalyze collaboration among their grantees that address pluralism, political tolerance, negotiation and compromise in our democracy.

THE SOLUTION
The Conveners.org team tailored a multi-day experience for over 100 participants (their entire grantee portfolio) that promoted idea exchange and shared practices. In addition to providing planning and logistics support, the Conveners.org team crafted a unique agenda and lead on-site facilitation.

THE IMPACT
Using this new experience design as a framework, they were able to streamline future events, which continues to make their convenings meaningful and impactful. They now have the capacity to pivot quickly to a virtual forum, following the cancellation of their events during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Conveners.org provides us the opportunity to share best practices, develop partnerships, create collaborations, and network with like-minded innovators.”

Jill Ultan | Skoll World Forum

“The calls illustrate the magic of Conveners.org in creating spaces and combining networks in new ways.”

Ryan Ross | Halcyon Incubator

“Conveners.org has shown us by example how to deepen connections and collaborations through intentional meeting experiences.”

Patricia Marquez | University of San Diego

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