Growing Globally Through Champions, Being Just One Community Manager


Sep 22, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

We're bringing Ricardo López Páramo, Community Manager @ SPEAK, one of Portugal's most hyped social impact startup, to share with us his journey as a Community Team of one and how he empowers his global community champions to enhance and scale his initiatives.

About this event

We're putting together an incredibly special event to celebrate the first anniversary of the CMX Connect Portugal chapter! Yes, that's right, we have been up and running and getting together Community Professionals in Portugal for one year.

For this edition, we will be merging with the Lisbon Entrepreneurship Week and joining the best of both worlds. We're bringing a Community Manager from Portugal's most hyped social impact startup, SPEAK, to share with us his journey as a Community Team of one and how he empowers his global community champions to enhance and scale his initiatives.

Ricardo López Páramo, Community Manager @ SPEAK, will walk us through:

  • Adapting to a Community Manager role when you're the only one doing it
  • Identifying global representatives that will execute and grow community programs
  • Empowering the community leaders members to expand the ecosystem
  • Actively involving the community members in the sharing of relevant feedback and knowledge for the community
  • Being the main point of contact of the community, by creating relationships with external stakeholders
  • Defining and adapting the user journey to different community personas

We hope you can join us for this special celebration!

The CMX Connect Portugal team

What is the CMX Connect?

CMX Connect is a global community of community managers that aims to help community professionals to thrive through local events (+50 chapters), education, support and networking.

About Lisbon's Entrepreneurship Week

Lisbon's Entrepreneurship Week (in Portuguese, Semana de Empreendedorismo de Lisboa) is a decentralized festival organized by the Lisbon entrepreneurship community to the international community and supported by the city hall.

This year, many events are online, so you can attend from anywhere in the world!

You can see them all here.

PS.: When you RSVP, you may be auto featured on this event page as an attendee.


  • Ricardo López Páramo


    Community Experience Specialist



Tuesday, September 22, 2020
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


5:30 PMWelcome & Introduction
5:45 PMRicardo López Páramo, Community Manager @ SPEAK
6:30 PMQ&A & Networking
7:00 PMEnd of event


  • Andre Forte

    Startup Portugal

    Communications Manager

  • Andreia Tulcidás


    Community Engagement Manager

  • Fernando Jardim

    Made of Lisboa

    Community Manager

  • Isabella de Brito


    Senior Community Manager

Connect Hosts

  • Francisco Fonseca

    Connect Dots

    Chapter Director

  • Ricardo Araújo


Featured Attendees

  • Catarina Pereira


  • Arthur Costa

    Olisipo Way

  • Rose Barrett

    Grow Remote

  • Vera Tiago


  • Aimara Geissler


  • Nuno Moreno

    Startup Lisboa

  • Amélia Pereira


  • Rashmi Nagendran


  • Melissa Stept

    Check Point

  • Lisanne Thee

    o9 Solutions

  • Gabriela Godoi


  • Florian Sora

    EBN - European Business & Innovation Centres Network

  • June Bolneo

    Grow Remote

  • Nadia Vieira


  • Jeanine Jue


  • Sarah Dobson

    esela - The legal network for social impact

  • Gabrielle Leith


  • Anne Durey


  • Carlos Resende

    StartUp Digest Portugal

  • Juliana Lima

    Danke Berlin

  • Kathleen Hamilton


  • Fernando Fernandez


  • Carmelito Bauer

    Billbee GmbH