Innovation Summit

6th - 8th November 2019
Helsinki, Finland

The summit is invitation only, but everyone can join us for the HundrED 2020 Global Collection Launch or watch the live stream.

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Register for HundrED Innovation Summit Online Stream

You can now join the HundrED Innovation Summit for free by registering for the live-stream. All keynotes from the summit program will be available for watching after the summit. Share your email address to get more information closer to the event.


The HundrED Innovation Summit brings together the world's most inspiring innovators and funders in education.


The HundrED Innovation Summit is a 3-day, high profile invitation-only celebration of the world's most inspiring education innovations – with talks, workshops and discussions. All innovations selected in HundrED 2020 collection are invited to join us in Helsinki to celebrate the amazing, innovative things going on in education.

See the 2019 program here.


This year, we were joined by:

World's most inspiring education innovators gather in Helsinki

HundrED selects annually 100 inspiring education innovators annually. At the beginning of November 2019, HundrED Global Collection 2020 will be announced at the HundrED Innovation Summit in Helsinki, Finland!

This invite-only event broughts together the most inspiring education innovators, educators, youth and other engaged stakeholders from across the world to celebrate innovation in education on a global scale. It is all about sharing ideas, forging connections and building a movement. 

About the summit

The HundrED Innovation Summit is a 3-day celebration of education innovation, with talks, workshops, and discussions. Each year the jam-packed program is built around the innovators who will be attending and every innovator gets the opportunity to share their work! 

The summit is a not-for-profit event with a small non-refundable fee. All refreshments will be provided, including celebratory dinners. However, please note that HundrED is not able to cover the cost of travel or accommodation. 

Did you get an invite?

The summit is an invite-only celebration event for our selected HundrED 2020 innovators and funders. Due to a limited capacity, the remaining seats go to HundrED Ambassadors & Youth Ambassadors. This year, the event is capped at 250 attendees with a small number of places available to other stakeholders in education. If you have received an invitation, please register as soon as possible through the personal registration link in your email - the places are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

If you need any help, please contact us. We are delighted to see you soon in Helsinki! 



Helsinki can be reached easily from all over the world. 

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The location of the Finnish capital is optimal as part of the Nordic region that borders Russia, is close to the Baltic markets and offers fast flight connections to Asia.

Helsinki is the Capital of Finland and the centre of the Helsinki Region, a functional urban region of about 1.5 million inhabitants. Finland has been an EU Member state since 1995 and in 2018, Helsinki is considered one of the fastest growing cities in Europe.

You can reach Helsinki easily via plane, train, ferry or even bus. Find more information here:


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Helsinki has many accommodation possibilities from Hostels, Hotels to AirBnBs.

The pickup point for the HundrED Innovation Summit transportation is Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti in the middle of Helsinki. We recommend staying in this hotel or somewhere nearby for your convenience. 

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

All pre-booked rooms have been reserved.

Please contact sales office for the best daily rate. 

Sales office:

Telephone: +358 20 1234 600 / individual room reservations

Please quote the allotment code  BHundrED  when making a booking. - Reservation code  BHUN191106


Hotel address:
Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100 Helsinki,  

More information on the ​​hotel website.


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In Helsinki

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In Helsinki

One of the world's northernmost capitals, Helsinki is an exciting city with visible intersections amongst minimal Scandinavian design, art museums, and cozy cafés. Just 456 km from St. Petersburg, the city is also where east meets west. Mixed in with Art Noveau architecture, Russian-built neoclassical churches remind visitors that Helsinki was once ruled by Czar Alexander I. Today, visitors flock to Helsinki for the beautiful, harbor-side location and the eclectic mix of old churches, modern museums, and pleasant parks. (Not to mention the Finnish saunas!)

Helsinki was also chosen as World Design Capital for the year 2012. In 2014 Helsinki was awarded City of Design status as part of the Creative Cities Network established by UNESCO.


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