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2024 Info Session + Q&A: The Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
14:00 CEST
Hosted by Maria Stoyanova, Claudia Brözel
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About this event

The Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism is back in 2024 – are you ready to win?

Join us online on 28 May, Tuesday, for an online Info Session and Q&A to learn more:
• What's new in 2024
• Who should apply and why
• Who are the partners and prizes
• How to get the most out of the competition

Meet the Competition team, some of the partners and supporters, and get your questions answered.

• Prof. Dr. Claudia Brözel – Founder of the Competition
• Maria Stoyanova, PhD – Competition Communication Manager
• Rika Jean-Francois – Founder MissionRespo; Head of International Business Relations, Queer Destinations; former Head of CSR ITB Berlin
• Michel Visser – Head of Societal Impact,
• Dr. Neal Bermas – Founder & Chairperson, STREETS International
• Stephanie Henicke – Manager Innovation & Sustainability, Lufthansa City Center Reisebüropartner
• Paola Vulterini – founder of Valueable Network (past participant)
• Laura Kromminga – Competition Jury member
... more participants will be confirmed soon.

👉 About the Competition

The Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism is the first worldwide competition focusing on social innovation and entrepreneurship in tourism and hospitality. Deadline for applications is 30 June 2024.

The partners supporting the Competition this year are:, Amadeus, Lufthansa City Center, Travel Massive, the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, SINA, ITB Berlin, Teejit, and WIIF.

🚀 You can apply in 2 categories:
• LAUNCH Track – for new ideas
• GROWTH Track – for existing businesses

🙋‍♀️ Who is the Competition for:
You are a social entrepreneur and you have an idea or project that:
✔️ Is related to tourism
✔️ Has social, communal, or environmental mission in its core;
✔️ Support some of the 17 UN's Sustainable Development Goals

🏆 Competition Process:
Ten finalists will receive invaluable 8-week business mentorship from our expert Mentors and will compete at the final Pitch Contest on 28 November 2024.

The winners in each category will receive marketing and business support from our partners, online trainings, feedback from industry experts, event exposure, and many more from our 2024 partners.

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