EYA Impact Weekend

At the EYA Impact Weekend in Sarajevo more than twenty renowned international and regional experts share their experiences in interactive workshops and meet you on eye-level in coaching sessions.

Sixty young participants have the chance to transform ideas into concepts, benefit from knowledge transfer and learn how to better impact society. It’s a two-day bootcamp for change-makers!

Who is it for?

Everybody with a passion for improving society is welcome to the EYA Impact Weekend! 60 enthusiastic participants (16-30 yrs) get the chance to meet international experts, benefit from workshops and develop projects that impact society.

The EYA Impact Weekend is for:

Open Minds

Contribute and make an impact!

  • Generate a concept on the spot and form a team
  • Or join an existing team and help others improve society


You have an idea or concept and want to make it reality?

  • Interact and learn from experts
  • Find likeminded people to work on your idea
  • Make a prototype


For people with an existing prototype, project or start-up

  • Advance your project technically
  • Develop your business
  • Scale-up and internationalize

Your benefits

Dive into the weekend as you attend the innovation campfire and meet international experts in person!

Learn from numerous interactive workshops throughout the weekend on topics from AR Superpowers and Blockchain to Business Development, Project Writing and Storytelling.

Level up your project! Work on your impactful idea or project – with the input from outstanding coaches.

Get rewarded!

The most motivated and productive teams will be awarded! The winners will be decided by the expert on-site Impact Weekend jury, right after the pitch presentations.

  • The best team will receive an exclusive project management workshop by NOMCENTAR!
  • Win tickets to the EYA Festival – the EYA contests “Winners Event”, taking place in Graz from November 27–30, 2019

How to participate?

  • Apply before Sept 16!
  • Your participation will be confirmed by Sept 16 by IT Girls.
  • The event is free of charge!

REFUND for travel costs and free accommodation can be provided by IT Girls for participants from Bosnia & Herzegovina!
(Please note: only participants living in and travelling from BiH are eligible for the refund and accommodation. Participants from other countries will not be refunded nor provided with accommodation).

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