Startup Weekend Amman | Tourism edition

    Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018

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Startup Weekend Amman | Tourism edition

Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018

Thursday, November 15 - 17, 2018
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Zain Innovation Campus - ZINC
King Hussien Business Park - KHBP
Amman, Jordan

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Startup Weekend Amman | Tourism edition

English Below,
ستارت أب ويكند هو حدث يجتمع فيه رواد أعمال محليين، مبرمجين، مصممين، خبراء تسويق، مديري إنتاج، أناس متحمسين لبدء شركات ناشئة، وأي شخص مهتم ببدء عمل أو شركة لمساعدة المجتمع المحلي. يجتمع هؤلاء معاً ليشاركوا الأفكار، يشكلوا الفرق ويطلقوا شركات ناشئة.

تهدف هذه النسخة من ستارتب ويكند إيجاد حلول وأفكار لشركات ناشئة في مجال السياحة
في الأردن خاصةً وفي العالم بشكل عام, حيث يواجه قطاع السياحة في الاردن العديد من التحديات اهمها :
عدم الاستقرار الامني والسياسي في الإقليم.
الحاجة إلى عمالة مدربة وملهمة بشكل ممتاز.
قلة الأجور والرواتب للعمالة في القطاع السياحي.
ضعف التسويق والترويج السياحي.


 Startup Weekends is an event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!

This edition of Startup Weekend aims to find solutions and ideas for startups in the field of tourism
In Jordan in particular and in the world in general, where the tourism sector in Jordan faces many challenges, which are
The security and political instability in the region.
The need for a well-trained and inspiring workforce.
Lack of wages and salaries for employment in the tourism sector.
Weak marketing and tourism promotion.

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Thursday November 15th

6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Friday November 16th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6:30 pm

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday November 17th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Amman is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Ziena
  • Mahmoud
  • Saif
  • Waleed
  • Ali
  • Masoud
  • Salahaldeen


Salahaldeen Alazaizeh

Salahaldeen is the Founder of the Entrepreneurship Community, a place in universities that aims to empower and develop student by providing them with the necessary tools, practical experiences, mentorship and comprehensive training to implement positive change.
Beside his Bachelor degree in computer engineering, he is an alumnus of the Global business Institute at Indiana University-Kelley school of business. He did also get a diploma from the European Innovation Academy in entrepreneurship and innovation. 
Salahaldeen is a member of the board of directors of US department of state Jordanian Alumni Association, and a global shaper with the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Amman Hub where he and the other shapers trying to make a positive impact in their community.

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