The Delegate Wranglers has announced it has been selected from millions of other communities worldwide to participate in the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator – a programme focused on helping leaders harness the power of their community to turn ideas into action.
During the eight-month programme, participants will receive training, mentorship and funds to invest in an initiative that extends their community’s positive impact. Only 131 participants across nine global regions have been selected to participate in the program, which includes coaching, training and access to new Facebook products, tools and funding.
The Delegate Wranglers is a Facebook community for event professionals with more than 21,000 members.
Founder & MD Neil Thompson said: “We’re absolutely delighted & honoured to be part of the Facebook Community Accelerator program for 2021 and excited for the journey on which we are about to undertake. This is recognition for not only the DW team but also for every single one of our members that make it the vibrant, impactful community that it is. Look out for the group going from strength to strength with our inclusion in this program. It still hasn’t quite sunk in yet to be honest”.
One of only ten communities selected from the UK, The Delegate Wranglers team will undergo extensive business coaching and training over the next eight months to help learn, grow and scale the business for the benefit of its members.
The Community Accelerator is part of the Facebook Community Leadership Program, a global initiative that invests in people building communities.