NeverDoneBefore 2024

The Facilitators' Research & Development Department

A global online community for facilitators
who want to grow their skills to the next level.

NeverDoneBefore in a Nutshell: The What

NeverDoneBefore provides an ecosystem for facilitators who are curious to leave the beaten tracks of facilitation and grow beyond what they know. 

“We learn while nobody teaches.”

NDB is method- and tool-agnostic. We mix and match methods and tools to expand the definition of facilitation. Community members learn with each other, at eye-level, everyone at their own pace.

We grow our facilitation skills
  • Participating in live, online workshops.
  • Hosting our own workshops.
  • Interacting with community members asynchronously
This makes a NeverDoneBefore-Workshop:
  • We try the new instead of showing the tested.
  • We don’t talk over slides.
  • We invite all voices to contribute.
  • We learn by experiencing.

Our Shared Agreements



We are generous with our knowledge, our energy, and each other.


We are willing to take risks, step playfully into the unknown, trusting that we cannot learn without failing.



We respect our shared purpose, our time, each other’s uniqueness, and ourselves

The Workshop Programme

Serving a global community, we offer live sessions from Monday to Friday and are committed to servicing different time zones equally. Community members contribute to our calendar by hosting their NDB workshops or inviting other members to conversations, exploration and peer support. 


What you can expect

What we speak about when we speak about facilitation:

The act of leveraging the power of groups by providing a space in which everyone feels permission to contribute and participate authentically.

NeverDoneBefore aims to attract facilitators who are grounded in their practice.

This is what NeverDoneBefore won’t offer you

  • certification
  • standard facilitation training
  • a done-for-you programme
  • polished or tested workshop experience

The Membership Programme

NeverDoneBefore follows a yearly membership model with three intajes per year and a maximum of 20 members per intake.

New members can apply online. 

  • December (application from Nov 18 – 30),
  • May (application from April 14-30), and 
  • September (application from September 1-15)

Outside these periods, we do not accept new members. Please join the waiting list to receive updates via email.


The membership fee includes:

Become a Member

Become a member. One year with unlimited access.

Annual Membership

One-time payment

€995 EUR

Enjoy 12 months for the price of 11

Monthly Instalments


€95 EUR / Month

12 months membership

Purchasing Power

Adjusted Fee

For those who live in lower-income countries

Join the next cohort

The next cohort will start in September 2024 and is limited to 20 members. You may apply from September 1st.

The yearly membership costs 1,450 EUR.

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Satisfaction guarantee

We believe in the value we deliver. Contact us to join a free taster workshop or, sign up, knowing that you can cancel your membership and get your money back without any questions asked (within 30 days for the yearly and 14 days for the monthly option).

Send an email to or schedule a 15 min exploration call.

What others say about

This is what others say about NeverDoneBefore

Aleksandra Potrykus-Majewska
Co-founder of WeWent

“In the last 9 months, I got to not only learn on a weekly basis from the podcast but also had a choice of 3 to 4 weekly offerings from workshops, open spaces, and discussions and a very active and responsive online community on Circle.

Here I could tap any time into the rich and extremely diverse knowledge and experience of the global community.”

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Julio Maria Muhorro
Power Coach, Facilitator and Speaker

“NeverDoneBefore is a dream come true! From amazing people to brand new tools and exquisite expertise.

Here I feel I can find it all, and if we can’t find it, we create it!


Matthew Bassett
Founder of Seshboard

“NeverDoneBefore isn’t just one of the best facilitator communities I’ve come across, but one of my favorite communities period.

There’s just something so special about having a friendly group of new and experienced facilitators coming together in the spirit of exploration, to try out brand new techniques and tools, explore new ideas, and learn from each others’ experiences in a deeply curious, open-minded and accepting way.”

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Frequently Asked

To facilitate the onboarding of new members, you can join us 3 times per year: In September, December, and May.

Members have to purchase a yearly membership to enter the community and can choose between a one-off payment and monthly instalments.

Those who live in a country with a weak currency can request a purchasing-power-based-price by filling in a form. 

Yes! The membership includes all workshops and online events, including the 24-hours Festival and its afterglow. 

All curated NDB workshops are recorded and recordings are accessible to members as long as they remain part of the community. 

Many of our members don’t call themselves ‘facilitator’.  The programme is self-guided and experiential in a way that we learn through participating and experiencing. 

To fully benefit from the community programme, you have to be grounded in your (facilitation, training or coaching) practice so that you can reflect on the experience on a “meta-level” (with your facilitation-hat on).

We host all official NDB sessions twice to cover as many timezones as possible.

Community-led workshops depend on the offers by community members who are encouraged to host the sessions at any time that’s convenient for them.

Our community is truly global with members joining from over 40 different countries, covering five continents. 

NDB in Action

NDB was born from the pandemic and grew into a global community that celebrates the art of facilitation.

Our trusted partners


Dr Myriam Hadnes

NeverDoneBefore is a project of B.V.



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