Prepare the room
Prepare a room where the number of invited experts will move freely without standing on their toes. Requirements for a room are
- place about ten pinboards at all in form of a vernisage
- place five pinboard side by side with room between
- enough place for all the attendees to move freely between pinboards and discuss
- one or two tables in the background to place moderation material, marker, sticky notes, ...
Place sticky notes in different colors (useful are yellow, green and light red ones) on the tables in the background together with markers and sticky points at least in three colors (red, green, blue) needed for the rating process.
Now your room is prepared and the Innovation Arena is ready to start.
|3:00 pm||As moderator: prepare the room, place the pinboards with the ideas|
|4:00 pm||The Get-Together
The experts are entering the room.
When all experts arrived, the pitch light for all ideas runs
Pre-selection picks out the five ideas for the following nurturing and selection process.
|4:30 pm||The Idea Pitch
The idea owner of the five pre-selected ideas pitches their ideas.
Each idea is pitched time boxed within three minutes plus seven minutes feedback by the experts.
|5:30 pm||Rating of ideas
All experts rate the ideas using the everybody well know criteria.
|6:00 pm||Short break to discuss and add additional feedback to the ideas|
|6:15 pm||Presentation of results
The ranking of the five ideas is presented to the audience. The Feedback is given back to the idea owners.
|6:45 pm||After Session Social Event
Serve something the audience like pizza, cola, ...
You can download an agenda template (as .docx or zipped .docx) to prepare your company specific agenda.
The following blogs will discuss the steps in the agenda.