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Hackathon + Conference: Travel Meets Big Data

The first B.U.I.L.D Challenge event titled “Travel Meets Big Data”, consists of a Hackathon + Conference happening between the 18th and the 20th of November 2016 in Dublin’s city centre!

The B.U.I.L.D Challenge is a European series of technology events enabling innovation and the creation of commercially viable ideas and prototypes for various industries. The aim is also to connect entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses with multinational corporations in those specific industries.

The event is organized by the people behind Entrepreneurs Anonymous. EntAnon enables 3500+ Dublin entrepreneurs to meet regularly, usually in the evening of the last Tuesday of the month for sharing experiences and best practices with each other.

The innovative event format of B.U.I.L.D Challenge and Travel Meets Big Data combines the best parts of Startup Weekend, Kaggle competitions and the proven Hackathon formula and combines it with an industry-centric conference, promoting innovation and new solutions to challenges that the travel industry is facing, by using big data.

For more information about the event please visit the website below:

Travel Meets Big Data Hackathon + Conference

Early Early Bird tickets are available in limited numbers until May 31st for the awesome price of €25 granting admission to the whole weekend event with complimentary food, talks, workshops and networking. What a deal!

Conference attendees can enjoy the electric atmosphere of the competition but stay free to attend the expert workshops and talks provided by amazing corporations like Hostelworld and TripAdvisor and network with representatives of world-class innovative companies such as Accenture, BigStep and Dataiku. Everything is better with friends, so bring one with you to avail of our 2-ticket pack on Early Early Bird for Conference attendees!

Hackathon participants compete in the B.U.I.L.D Challenge in teams (either pre-selected or chosen at the event) with the opportunity to win cash, travel and technology related prizes. Hackathon participants either solve existing challenges proposed by real-world companies, using state of the art technology and pre filled data sets or bring their own ideas! Hackers can choose to participate as a Tech (Software developer/UX/Data Scientist…) or Evangelist (Business Developer/Marketer/Graphic Designer)

At “Travel meets Big Data” contestants learn new methods and tools for processing, visualising and analysing big data, get a chance to win cash and cool, travel technology related prizes, network with influencers and get mentored by travel industry and big data experts.

We want to make sure that the Irish scene and companies get the first call on tickets, but hurry because after May 31st for the Hackathon & Conference, prices will rise when the tickets are launched internationally! Book you Early Early Bird tickets here (offer expires soon)

Reserve your tickets for Travel Meets Big Data

New entrepreneurs and startups are supported as we invite them to take part in the Travel meets Big Data Hackathon & Conference. This means attendees might be one of the first to meet the next AirBnB or Uber among the startups or perhaps the next disruptor will be discovered in one of the hackathon competition teams. Find some of the startups the B.U.I.L.D Challenge is partnering with here.

More details about the B.U.I.L.D Challenge Travel meets Big Data event in Dublin city centre the 18th-20th November 2016 is available at

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