Hotel 2016 Startup Village

Revolutionizing tourism

Pioneers in the hotel industry wanted. Become part of the “Hotel 2016”, one of the leading B2B hotel exhibitions with a success story reaching back over 40 years. Present your startup to leading companies, numerous customers and opinion leaders. Use your chance to successfully grow your network and change the industry.

Bozen, South Tyrol
Fiera Bolzano, Piazza Fiera, 1, 39100 Bolzano
Pioneers in the hotel industry wanted. Become part of the leading B2B hotel exhibitions
Get your booth at the Startup Village
Present your startup at one of the leading B2B exhibitions in the hotel industry.
Get your free ticket to Hotel 2016
Find out everything about new innovation concepts in the hotel industry.
Get your free ticket
Discount Code: HTL166000000104C

Who are we looking for?
Get your booth in the Startup Village!

For the exhibition, we are looking for dedicated startups in the hotel industry. You should already have a first prototype to demonstrate to the audience. It’s your chance to grow your network and exchange knowledge with leading companies, customers and opinion leaders. The spots are limited, so apply now! We are looking for startups which offer an innovative product or service in the following categories:

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Wellness & Activities
 
 

Gastronomy
Hotel industry & Gastronomy
 
 

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Marketing & innovative Booking Systemss
 

Rocket Benefits

What’s in there for to you?

The Startup Village is a dedicated area for your startup to present your innovative product or service. Next to the special media attention you have following benefits:

  • Get a 1 – 4 day booth for a reduced startup price of € 290 instead of € 2000.
  • Take part at one of the largest meet-ups in the hotel industry and one of the leading in the Alps.
  • Meet leading players in your field during the exhibition.
  • Utilize a large variety of innovative networking-possibilities.
  • Expose your startup technology to a mixed crowd of opinion leaders.
  • Get mentioned in the official exhibitor catalogue (offline/online)
  • Receive press coverage and be features on the startup-village website.

Startups

About the event / Hotel 2016

Celebrating it’s 40th edition, the HOTEL is one of the most successful exhibition and has developed into an essential platform for exchange in the hotel industry. Main markets are addressed in the Tyrolean market area between Austria and Italy. HOTEL covers the full spectrum of products, services, equipment and technologies for the hotel and food sector and offers an overview of the latest trends in this industry. HOTEL represent a must for all companies that want to present their products to the hotel and food market in South Tyrol and Trentino and therefore establish valuable contacts. This year we are proud to firstly present a dedicated area for innovative startups - the Startup Village. Through the separate design and announcement of the village, the area attracts investors, media and customers.

 
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25000

m2 Exhibition area

in the wonderful Bozen

600

Exhibitors

from 10 countries

20700

Visitors

from over 5 countries

Agenda
MO 24.10.2016

9.30 - 18.00
Startup Exhibition
11.30
Startup Pitches
16.00
Startup Pitch incl. Jury
16.30
Jeannine Hermann (Wellness & Hotel Cluster Manager at Standortagentur Tirol) talks about digitization in the hotel industry.
16.45
Announcement “Winner of the day”

 
DI 25.10.2016

9.30 - 18.00
Startup Exhibition
11.30
Startup Pitches
16.00
Startup Pitch incl. Jury
16.30
Daniel Lathan (Managing Director at sonami AG - Winner of the European Health & Spa Award 2016) talks about his experience as an entrepreneur in the hotel industry.
16.45
Announcement “Winner of the day”

 
MI 26.10.2016

9.30 - 18.00
Startup Exhibition
16.00
Panel discussion between Armin Hilpold (President, Messe Bozen), Hubert Hofer (Director Developemnt, IDM) and Viktor Matic (Management, Strategy, Creative Direction, Zukunvt) about "What does it mean to be in the hotel industry today? Discussion between innovative, young and established companies."

 
DO 27.10.2016

9.30 - 17.00
Startup Exhibition

Jury

Composed from various industry leaders, investors and entrepreneurs.
Details will be announced shortly.

The last Startup Village at Messe Bozen

The Prowinter Startup Village was an amazing opportunity to connect with opinion and market leaders in related industries.

Wolfgang Fallmann

Stabylizr | CEO | Winner of Promountain Startup Village Stabylizr

Get your booth at the Startup Village
Present your startup at one of the leading B2B exhibitions in the hotel industry.
Get your free ticket to Hotel 2016
Find out everything about new innovation concepts in the hotel industry.
Get your free ticket
Discount Code: HTL166000000104C

FAQs

We are looking for startups in the B2B as well as B2C field in the three categories mentioned above. Important is that you already have a first prototype to demonstrate at the Hotel 2016 exhibition. You should also have first (pilot) customers.
In order to apply for the Hotel Startup Village, we ask you to fill out the following application form HERE.After you submitted the application form we will contact you for a personal interview.
Every startup will be charged a reduced fee of € 290 for your stand instead of € 2.000. You can choose to have your stand between 1 to 4 days.
The startup-package includes the stand (table, chair, electricity), parking slot and entrance fee for the fair for up to 4 days.