We’re happy to let you know about an upcoming Hospitality & Travel Industry Global Forum and Startup Competition, called Welcome Challenge™.
The annual Welcome Challenge™ Global Forum will provide an opportunity to test-drive the newest & most innovative business models, concepts and project ideas to an audience of prominent investors and corporations in hospitality & travel fields, possibly leading to high-level mentorships, development partnerships, and investment.
As a business accelerator, you might be interested in sending one of your startups to the forum to participate at Forum’s startup competition and pitch in front of hospitality industry’s leading companies and investors.
Besides technology-driven innovations, the forum will also test newest business models and experience-based concepts that can become the hospitality industry’s sustainable environmental standards in the future.
Date and location – October 24-26, 2018, in Tbilisi, Georgia.
What kind of startups can participate – Startup companies and individual entrepreneurs who aspire to revolutionize the hospitality & travel industry by developing technology-driven innovations, and experience-led concepts.
What types of projects are eligible – any innovative ideas, methods, technologies, or concepts that offer solutions to challenges in various fields in or related to the hospitality and travel industry – accommodation, entertainment and recreation, food and beverage, events management; financial modeling, mobile money, app development, design, logistics and other auxiliary areas are also eligible.
How to apply – for the convenience of the applicants, and to make the selection of the startups fair, Welcome Challenge™ has incorporated a startup-registration and jury-evaluation platform, YouNoodle.com. To apply, please go to our website, www.welcomechallenge.com and click on the APPLY icon.
Application deadline – October 1, 2018.
Contributors and Supporters – This pioneering, annual event is supported by UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) and WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and funded by the Government of Georgia, thus allowing a free-of-charge registration, accommodation, meals, entertainment, and sightseeing for 30 chosen startups.
There is one primary reason to attend Welcome Challenge™ – BE FIRST to know what innovations are coming – to customize them for your benefit, to anticipate the changes, and to learn how they can/may disrupt your business.
The Welcome Challenge Global Forum believes that entrepreneurship, individual enterprise, mentorship and the ability to be heard are all essential elements in creating a more just and inclusive world with opportunity for everyone.
Welcome to Welcome Challenge Global Forum™
Welcome Challenge Global Forum Organizing Committee
2 Paliashvili Street, 0179, Tbilisi, Georgia
Telephone: +995 322 478 438