Dear [name],


My name is [XXXXXX] and I'm a member of the organizing team for the next Startup Weekend, a 54 hour event that supports early stage entrepreneurship. We're excited to announce that we're planning our [1st, 2} event here in [CITY]! and we'd love to discuss the opportunity to invite the community to [VENUE] for our next Startup Weekend. The following is a breakout of what would be required:


Current Date being requested:

BEGIN DATE - END DATE (ex: 3/28/14-3/29/14)

Venue Requirements:

· Chairs/Tables for everyone (approx. 150 people)

· Wifi (at least 100 Mbps)

· Projector/Screen

· Microphone/PA System

· Power Strips/Outlets

· Whiteboards


Standard Event Hours:

· Friday: 5:30pm – 12am (arrive at 3pm for setup)

· Saturday: 9am – 12am

· Sunday: 9am – 10:30pm


The Benefits:

Hosting a Startup Weekend will give your space and team some great exposure to local entrepreneurs. You will also be publicly seen as a community supporter, bringing people together for the benefit of economic growth within entrepreneurship. Together we’ll be supporting tomorrow’s forward thinking leaders in the startup community.


If you would like to get a better feel for what Startup Weekend is take a look at our Youtube Channel, which has several examples of Startup Weekend across the globe. Please let me know if you have any questions at all, and I hope to hear from you soon!




The Startup Weekend Team