E20X gives innovative hospitality technology startups an opportunity to pitch their cutting-edge ideas to a room full of HITEC Europe attendees and a panel of expert judges at the Mallorca version of the globally recognized pitch competition.
Two E20X awards will be awarded.
- Judge's Choice Award Winner: the expert panel of judges includes hospitality CIOs, angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry insiders who select a winner to receive a €2,500 EUR prize. The judge's Choice Award Winner will be announced immediately following the E20X competition.
- People’s Choice Award Winner: this is a popular vote determined by HITEC Europe attendees who visit the E20X Innovation Lab and cast a ballot to vote for their favorite startup. Votes can be cast through the HITEC Europe app. Voting opens following the competition.
QUESTIONS ABOUT E20X? Please email the E20X team at: E20X@hftp.org
E20X Europe Fast Facts
- Startups are selected from a field of applicants.
- One person from each startup will pitch for 4-minutes to a packed room and a panel of judges.
- Each startup will compete for the grand prize, or E20X Judge’s Choice Award. The winner will take home €2,500 Euros.
- The winner is guaranteed the opportunity to be promoted as the winner to the industry.
- Each startup also competes for the People’s Choice Award, which is selected by HITEC attendees.
- Each selected startup will be allowed a spot on the HITEC Europe show floor in the E20X Innovation Lab area.
- Each selected startup will receive two full conference exhibitor registrations.
- Each selected startup will receive extensive promotion by HFTP.