Preparation for the Youth Impact! Forum Showcase

Preparation for the Youth Impact Showcase

Specific materials are required for the project showcase, including a foam project board as well as a digital and paper flyer.

Conference Details

  • Information about the YIF Showcase

    During the first day of the conference, youth leaders learn from one another and from other experienced young social entrepreneurs. They receive feedback on the refinement of their project ideas and they clarify how to brand their projects and harness social media to generate interest and reach stakeholders.On the second conference day, students pitch their project ideas to specialists and receive professional feedback on how to actualize their project goals. Specialists include sector experts, NGOs, foundations, members of the UN community, and impact investors. They are paired with mentors for dedicated individual guidance and support on their project ideas which will continue through the actual launch of the project.

Student Showcase Materials

Discuss and engage with other students, experts, and investors, it is required that they develop their promotional materials for their proposed project idea. These materials include:

  • Easel board display (24×36 inches on foam board)
  • Proposed project summary sheet (letter size paper: front and back)
  • Proposed pitch to be given during the showcase
  • Any materials for auditorium presentation for 8 exhibitors
  • Any eventual prototypes

These materials need to detail all the salient information on the proposed project, its development status, and what the student is requesting for support.  The easel display materials MUST include the “required” information indicated in the following table and the students are encouraged to use images and diagrams to make the easel display eye-catching. The details should be left for the printed flyer (front/back letter size) as well as the additional topics listed in the following table. 

Specifications of the Displays

Each YIF student must create and bring a project display board (24×36 inches on foam board) with the requested information from the previous section.  Please also include the YIF logo on this board, as well as the relevant SDG logos (we provide the logo files).  This project display board will be held on an easel next to each student as he/she pitches his/her project idea to other students and experts during the showcase fair.  

Your display board must also include a sleeve to hold any flyers you will be provided for distribution.

Download YIF logo

Download template

Download SDGs images

Specifications of the Project Flyer

The sample flyer must cover all of the topics in the previous table – the format should be front/back printed letter-size paper (approx. 10 copies of each proposed project). MMUN has developed a template in PowerPoint with some icons that can be used for your flyer or you can develop your own. The editable digital file (NOT PDF) should be sent to before the 17th of January 2020 at 3:00 PM Eastern. 

Download YIF logo

Download template

Download SDGs images


If you have a prototype, please contact to ensure appropriate facilities for showcasing your prototype near your easel board. We need to know the size, whether you require a table for support, and any electricity requirements you will have by the 17th of January 2020.

Conference Fees

Conference Package Participant Fee
Starting at 622 USD for quadruple occupancy

This fee covers the participation in the conference, the venue costs, personnel costs, and hotel costs.

Cost is per person for ALL participants (delegates, observers, chaperones, teachers, group leaders, visitors).

Services included in conference fees will not be sold or booked separately.

Conference Package Participant Fee for Local Residents
400 USD

Option available ONLY to those schools with registered locations within a 50 mile radius of the venue.

Visitor Fee
Starting at 622 USD for quadruple occupancy

If you are not a member of a school group and would like to attend a MMUN conference, you can register yourself as a visitor paying the participant registration fee.

    • Accommodation Options and Pricing
      Non-Delegate Children Observers NEW CONTENT

      Children Under Age 1 (free)
      Children between ages 1 to 7 (-300 USD starting from the Conference Package Participant)
      Children Ages 8 and up (same price of adults)

      All non-delegate children must be on the MMUN Dashboard to access the venue.

Key Dates

Opens 12th September 2019

Registration possible for:

  • School Registration

Opens 7th October 2019

Registration possible for:

  • Finalization of Conference Package – Not Payment (Step 2A)
  • Finalization of Participant Numbers and Conference Package Desired – Financial Commitment Locked In (Step 2A)
  • Accommodation Selection and Payment for Conference Package for all participants (Step 2A)
  • Rooming List Assignments (Step 2B)
  • Rooming List/Configuration for each purchased room for all individuals on portal (Step 2C)

Conferences fill-up fast so ensure your first choice of accommodations

Deadline for dropping delegates, refunds: 14th October 2019 (Midnight Eastern Time)

  • Final Deadline for the financial commitment of school delegation within portal, in terms of participants as well as hotel conference package preferences
  • Selection of Accommodation Packages
  • No refunds are possible after this data

Deadline for Full Payments: 10th December 2019

Last date for:

  • Payment of Conference Package for all participants (a fee of 250 USD per participant is incurred when payment is not received by December  10th)

Deadline for Final Logistics and Full Payment with Late/Liability Fees: 10th January 2020

  • Last date for:
    • Submission of all the outstanding logistics for participation in the conference.

    • Confirmation of on-site group leader with contact information (to be printed on badges)

    • Flight information (to receive your dedicated registration time-slot)
    •  Flag Bearers assignments for the ‘Flag Procession’ (2 persons per delegation only)
    •  Applications for the Cultural Performance Night and/or Design Contest (both are optional

Deadline for Project Specifications and Final Flyer Content: 17th of January, 2020

  • Submission of all Project Specifications (you will be provided a link for uploading all these materials, as a follow-up from your YIF project registration), including an overview of your project description.
  • Submission of an editable digital file of the sample flyer (Word, Google Sheets, etc.).

Optional activities

Post-conference Official Tour

Find the program here

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