Use Coffee to Fuel Entrepreneurial Success in Your Community

Why Organize?

  • Foster relationships with entrepreneurs and engage local startups in your community
  • Opportunity to coach and mentor startup presenters
  • Grow your skills in community organizing through the 1MC Organizer Playbook and hands-on experience
  • Plug in to a global entrepreneurial network and national resources
  • Connect entrepreneurs with your community
  • Attend summits with organizers around the nation
  • Network with the community and build your personal brand with growing companies
  • Opportunity to manage digital resources, including web, mobile and social

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What's Next?

  • Build a team: 7-10 community members who are well connected and engaged in your community with at least 3.5 available hours per week
  • Find a location: Centrally located, easy to access and with free parking
  • Find partners: Locally owned and operated companies that are less than 5 years old, in any industry; engaging speakers with interesting stories

1 Million Cups Organizer Summit

Each year, the 1 Million Cups Organizer Summit brings together organizers from around the country to share best practices, collaborate together, and learn from each other. The Summit provides opportunities to learn how to better engage your community, support your presenters and connect entrepreneurial-minded individuals around your city. The event provides new and experienced organizers with the tools and information they need to better from their communities.