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Creativity workshop for the GYRE SmartBag
Next Wednesday, come help us solve a challenge about EVERLESS' first product: the GYRE SmartBag! This emerging brand from Amsterdam is part of the movement toward consuming fewer better products, that are design centric, sustainable and highly functional in their DNA. The GYRE SmartBag aims to prevent plastic waste before it even happens, empowering you to seamlessly have a bag on you at all times. This way you can stop relying on single-use bags and you can easily reduce your footprint. Get to know more! -EVERLESS 💡 What is a Hold-Up? It is a creativity workshop methodology that makesense community of active citizens has used all over the world to help more than 2,500 social entrepreneurs in solving their challenges! It's a free and open event, no specific skills or expertise needed, just your energy and craziest ideas! 🌍 What is makesense? makesense is an international community of engaged citizens, passionate entrepreneurs, and forward-looking organizations that work collectively for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient world. Join the local chapter: makesense Amsterdam hotspot

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makesense is an open project built by a community of people passionate about Social Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the web. The aim of makesense is to help social entrepreneurs solve their challenges and succeed in reaching their social and/or environmental goals. In that way, we can create a better world together, by helping initiatives and social businesses that aim to have a positive impact and solve pressing social and environmental issues.

Join us and help Social Entrepreneurs take up their challenges with makesense. Choose a project you like and start working with the social entrepreneur and other wonderful people on the challenge the initiative is facing and help in creating positive impact.

Social entrepreneurs are people that pursue innovative solutions to society’s most pressing problems. Our mission is to help them develop and scale their projects by connecting them to individuals like you! makesense boosts the impact of social entrepreneurs, experts, students and other like-minded players through various events that connect the local social entrepreneurial scene.

We host SenseDrinks, meant as gatherings of people around the different aspects of social initiatives, expanding the community, and help lonely change makers surface and realize they are not alone, and there is much they can contribute, and in very simple ways.
Beside SenseDrinks, which are held monthly at each of the four hotspots in the Netherlands, we host also creativity workshops, which are called Hold-Ups. These brainstorming sessions were well designed and altered continuously by the makesense community since their inception at the end of 2009.
We also host MKS rooms, SenseCamps, and anything else that makes sense ;-)

Get more info at: This group’s objective is to foster the local community of ‘SenseMakers in the Netherlands. If that sounds like a cool thing and you would also like to take part, don't hesitate to join the group.

We have 8 hotspots (locations) in the Netherlands: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Maastricht, Rotterdam, Arnhem, Den Haag, Amersfoort, and Nijmegen.

You can connect with these groups individually by joining their FaceBook groups in the following links:






Den Haag



See you online, at the events, and feel free to connect personally for any help !!!

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