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Host a Mastermind Session
Mastermind Sessions are small peer-group meetings for top talent where you can share experiences and expertise and work to solve your freelancing challenges. At a Mastermind, you'll also find:

  • Attendees mentor each other
  • Brainstorming as a group
  • Holding each other accountable
  • Exclusively for talent with Top Rated status on Upwork

Take your business to the next level on Upwork and achieve even more than you thought possible by surrounding yourself with like-minded, success-oriented people.

We've heard from many past attendees that they often stay in touch and continue to share their experiences and wisdom with one another after attending a Mastermind session.
Ross J., Spain
"I had a blast! Great group of people who really wanted to learn, engage and be a better them (including me!). All had different backgrounds but could relate to one thing -- being really good at freelancing. These different experiences coming together in a Mastermind allow a person seeking help on a question to really get the best answers."
Harry R. E., USA
"Whenever I've attended Mastermind sessions in the past, I've loved them and have learned a lot through them. I tend to listen to a lot of podcasts about entrepreneurship and business, so these sessions seemed like a natural progression."
Frequently Asked Questions
How many people usually attend a Mastermind Session?

On average 5 to 6 freelancers participate in the Mastermind Session, including the host.

How often do the groups meet, and how long do the sessions last?

Mastermind Sessions are one-time, peer-group meetings. A session usually lasts 1 to 2 hours. However, we have heard from previous attendees that some groups continue to interact after the initial mee

Does it cost anything to attend a Mastermind Session?

Sessions are free of charge, but attendees do have to register (they’ll receive a confirmation).

How are virtual sessions conducted?

Mastermind sessions are hosted virtually via our online event hosting platform, with enabled video and audio.

Are the Mastermind Sessions recorded?

No, sessions are not recorded, to respect the confidentiality of the group and help everyone feel comfortable discussing their issues. We recommend that participants take confidentiality seriously al

If I am selected as a host, how do you build groups for my Mastermind Session?

After reviewing the applications from our community members, we create the Mastermind groups based on different criteria, such as industry, geographic region, and freelancer status.

How can I apply to host a Mastermind Session?

We’re glad you asked! If you would like to host a Mastermind Session, you can submit your request by filling out this form. Please note that you must have earned Top Rated, Top Rated Plus or Expert-V