The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is seeking the most innovative business models from around the world. The participants will have an opportunity to win the Start-Up Innovation Award and a prize worth $20,000. The event will take place in Switzerland on May 3-5, 2017. Deadline to apply is 15th of March.
The candidates will have a chance to present their ideas to high-level judges including investors, government ministers, and CEOs of international companies. Moreover, a two-year coaching program will be available for participants after the Camp. The organizers will select 16 start-ups that meet the requirements listed on the official website and will provide the selected candidates with accommodation and airfare.
The Start-Up Innovation Camp will be beneficial for companies and projects seeking financial support as there will be a number of investors willing to contribute to the further development of the participants’ ideas.
- Start-ups should be newer than five years and should represent an existing product;
- Start-ups should reflect the ambition and the potential to create an impact in a community;
- Start-ups should fall into one of the following categories: destination, hospitality, impact, transaction.
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