Immersive Education at the Speed of New York City

We help corporate teams stay one step ahead of industry disruption, reach target innovation growth, and meet strategic goals by immersing them in tailor-made Learning Expeditions in the NYC ecosystem.

Learning Expedition Overview

Our Learning Expeditions expose corporations to the latest trends in innovation through a combination of meetings and networking with key players, as well as site visits to NYC's leading innovation hubs.


Participants acquire skills and knowledge related to specific topics and work methodologies. Workshop modules and sessions are designed to validate key takeaways of the learning expedition.


Participants engage with key stakeholders, business leaders, and startups in their fields of interest through informal meetings, inspirational talks and networking session.


Participants go through inspirational sessions visiting innovation hubs, meeting with innovation leaders and startups and getting their hands dirty  with emerging technologies.


We are Leaders in Corporate Innovation

For 18 years, NUMA has operated within Corporate Innovation and Startup ecosystems, running 150 Innovation projects and accelerating over 550 startups. 

Areas of Specialization

We run Learning Expeditions for a variety of different industries including: 

  • Finance and Banking

  • Retail

  • Broadcast and Marketing

  • Smart Cities

Our 3-Step Process



Preparation & Program Design

​We work with you to define your objectives and then build a program with the relevant speakers and experiences to bring about the greatest insight and added value.

Immersion & Discovery

We deliver the learning experience and its various modules, informal meetings, inspirational talks and networking with innovation leaders to understand the drivers of the new economy.


Follow-up & Apply


We have wrap-up sessions to help you locate innovative, yet practical, ways to apply your newly acquired knowledge to your own work, department, and company.

*Plans & Packages


3 to 5 modules a day

Best for groups up to 4

Scout Example Program

We curated a 2-day Food Service Innovation LEX for our clients. Participants engaged in a schedule filled with In-store experiences with 8 restaurants, boutiques and retail companies + 11 meetings with key players innovating in the food service, retail, and payments space.


5 to 7 modules a day

Best for groups up to 12 

Inspire Example Program

We crafted a 3-day Education Technology LEX for our clients.  Strong focus on understanding the Educational Technology ecosystem and new education products in New York. Three days of exploration and testing of key hypotheses for the global executive education market.


Flexible Schedule

Most high-touch experience for any size group

Transform Example Program

We developed a 5-day immersive experience for a major cloud provider to discover the latest trends and innovations in the retail sector. 20+ meetings with industry leaders, in-store guided visits and tailored workshops. First class accommodations, dining at New York’s finest restaurants + extra activities (e.g. hockey match, city tours, cocktail events).

* We offer Learning Expeditions in other major northeast cities such as Boston, Philadelphia, and D.C upon special request.


They did a Learning Expedition.

A very comprehensive experience of the innovation trends reshaping the retail industry, mixing experts insights and in-the-field examples.

—Edouard Francois,



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