2019 Spring Meetings CSO Innovation Fair
The CSO Innovation Fair is an opportunity for CSOs to showcase innovative products, flagship reports, and ground-breaking campaigns that produce improved development outcomes and contribute to a continued dialogue in the field of Human Capital. The CSO Innovation Fair will take place at the MC Atrium on Wednesday, April 10 in the afternoon (TBC). This central location will allow for enhanced interaction, innovation, and networking with WB and IMF staff, CSO participants, and other Spring Meeting participants.
To see a list of last year's exhibitors, please click here.
CALL FOR FAIR STAND PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN AND WILL CLOSE ON MARCH 1, 2019.
***Please note that this call for proposals for a stand at the Civil Society Innovation Fair is separate from the call for proposals to organize a session at the Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF).***
This year, the fair theme will be Human Capital.
We welcome CSO participation from around the world who can showcase innovative work focusing on Human Capital in a visually attractive and compelling manner. We are especially interested in CSOs who have a desire to engage more actively on the ground on human capital projects and the coordination capacity with other CSOs at the local, national or regional level.
What will be provided [TBC]
- Space of the stand: approximately 3 square meters (32 square feet)
- 1 table and 2 chairs
- A large screen on a stand connected to a laptop with access to the internet
- 450W power outlet
You will have to personalize and decorate your stand with your visual identity, communications materials (infographics, brochures, posters, reports, etc.) and bring one roll-up banner.
We are looking for a diverse range of topics on display at the pilot CSO Innovation Fair. The following criteria will guide the selection process.
|Content (40%)||Interactivity (40%)||Visual display (20%)|
|Stand must be innovative and results-oriented. In your application, you must demonstrate how your organization’s campaign, project or report presents concrete and tangible results in the Human Capital field.||Must put forward creative ideas by using video, animation or activities that engage the audience. Original interactivity proposals will offer fair attendees the opportunity to see, touch or experience what is being presented.||Roll-up banner, hard copies of report, infographics, brochures, giveaways, etc.; that help communicate the key information that is being showcased at the booth.|
There is no cost to have a stand at the CSO Fair. However, each organization is responsible for the cost of all relevant communication products and bringing them to Washington, D.C. for the Fair.
Next steps and deadline
Complete the Stand Proposal form online by Friday, March 1, 2019.
Click on the box below to open the online submission form: