Bohol is a promising destination for tech events this year. It is by then when the successful event hosted by the province, Geeks On A Beach, alters such crowd of geeks, tech innovators and developers. Hereafter, the successful hosting of the 5th VICTOR Conference, 1st Education Summit and 3rd Creative Congress, Bohol is embarking on hosting another first in the Philippines.
The 3rd Startup Weekend Bohol will be happening this April 28, 29 and 30 at the renowned Bohol Bee Farm focusing on the convergence of technology and tourism.
Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism will be the first themed vertical Startup Weekend in the Philippines.
It’s an event where we bring together different stakeholders in the tourism and tech sector to work together to create a number of projects that would help and improve the tourism industry in Bohol and the Philippines.
The event seeks to provide a platform where these two industries (the tourism industry and the tech industry) to come together and work on issues in the tourism sector that could be resolved with the help of modern technology.
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour program that encourages entrepreneurship, engages the community, and fosters a mentality of “learning by doing” amongst its participants.
Startup Weekend has held 2000+ events in 135+ countries around the world, and we are looking forward to making a big dent in Bohol.
By organizing Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism, we hope for a strong partnership with the ICT players and tourism industry stakeholders in developing Bohol as a world class technologically advanced tourism hub in the country wherein we use ICT as a tool in steering local tourism, economic development and poverty reduction in the province. and the country.
We welcome partners from different industries especially from the technology and tourism sector to help us in making Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism a success.
We are looking forward to experts sharing to participants their insights in the tourism industry’s needs to further enhance existing programs, tools, and systems but to also witness and be able to take part in the nurturing of our budding entrepreneurs that are hoping to make a dent in the tourism sector.
This event is organized by members of the Bohol ICT Council.
You can register for Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-bohol-tourism-tickets-31317567688?aff=erelexpmlt