Grand Finale Day
A grand finale consist of a three step rocket where everything happens on the same day.
GSAwards Alumni event
During the day of the Grand Finale Gala, NSAwards will host a closed exclusive event for the GSAwards Alumni Network of 100-150 people. The GSAwards Alumni Network consists of the following elements from all the active regions:
Current & former finalists
Current & former winners down to national level
Current & former jury members
Current & former ambassadors
Current & former collaboration partners
Current & former country partners
Current & former advisory board members
Current financial partners
At the event, special invites will also be given to:
Selected Startups from the Nominations.
Corporates who are interested and are paying to attend.
Investors from the other regions with special interest in the Nordic.
Founders from other regions.
The GSAwards alumni event has two elements
One to one meetings
One to one meetings where individuals can book each other for meetings. Before the event, all participants will receive a list of everyone that is participating and will be able to connect and pre-book one to one meetings in specific timeslots.
When not participating in the one to one meeting, the participants can be part of panels and or listen to panels. The topics of the panels will primarily be about cross regional topics and GSAwards will ensure to have participants from outside the Nordic region participating in the panels.
The gala show will be in a theater setting and will have a true award show atmosphere. It will be an entertaining evening with high-end video elements supporting the experience. Between handing out the awards there will be entertainment and interesting keynotes. The aim is to deliver an evening that everyone talks about and makes all the participants feel special and important. There will also be special treatment for VIP’s and finalists.
For this part of the rocket event the participants from the GSAwards Alumni plus other relevant stakeholders will participate. It doesn't have to big the biggest crowd but instead focusing on the quality of the people and the experience (could be between 300-700).
Examples from the last four Grand Finale evenings.
The afterparty party as the last step of the rocket where it will the less formal. Here everyone can meet in the bar. The afterparty party could be open for everyone and also involve a ticket sale with a VIP section.
The scope and theme of the afterparty party is pretty open as long as the the attendees will have an amazing night.