Summit 101

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If you're new to UpDayton, you are probably seeing a lot of posts everywhere about the UpDayton Summit. Very simply put, the Summit is UpDayton's yearly gathering where we decide on what major projects we want to work on to help make Dayton a better place to work, live, and play. Attending the Summit is one of the most impactful ways for Daytonians to get involved in their city. 


Who: YOU! 

What: 2017 UpDayton Summit

When: The evening of Thursday, April 27th

Where: The Dayton Art Institute

How: Register HERE (sign up by March 17th for Early Bird pricing!)


Earlier this month, Daytonians with a vision for our future submitted their project ideas for the UpDayton Summit. After guidance from UpDayton leaders, the list of projects will be narrowed down to final ideas that will be pitched at the 2017 Summit on Thursday, April 27th. The audience will then vote to select which three projects will each receive $1,000 in seed money and a year of support from UpDayton staff, leaders and volunteers. After the Summit, attendees can then volunteer to help make their favorite project idea into reality. 

Past UpDayton projects have included The Longest Table and the New Dayton Icon. 

No matter if you're new to Dayton or you have lived here your whole life, the UpDayton Summit is a great way to meet new people and see what this city is all about. To learn more about our organization, or to sign up for more volunteer information, check out this cool primer about UpDayton. We hope to see you soon!