we regret to inform you that the event, due to the continuous social unrest, had to be cancelled.

we appreciate all the support from our sponsors and partners and we hope to host you at our future events!


22-23 november 2019


the university of hong kong

Teams for the Hackathon will be made up of three to five people. If you would like to register to compete, you can do so as an individual or as part of a team. You do not need a team to register - we will link you up with other participants and help you create a team.

Who can form a team?

  • Students from any Hong Kong university

  • Hospitality companies and their staff

  • Members from the community, civil society organisations or entrepreneurs

Participation fee

  • Students: 150 HKD 

  • Others: 275 HKD (Early Bird 15% OFF)

Each G.R.E.E.N. Hackathon participant will benefit from the presence of mentors who are experts from relevant fields. Mentors will be available for individual team mentoring sessions to help participants shape and develop their ideas.


Who are our mentors

  • Hospitality & sustainability experts 

  • Entrepreneurs & innovators

  • Civil Society & NGO representatives

Each competing team will pitch their final project idea to a panel of judges and a larger audience on Saturday evening during the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Innovation Night. After the pitches, the panel of judges composed of hospitality and sustainability experts will select the 3 best ideas. 


Judging criteria

  • Quality of idea

  • Originality of idea

  • Potential for implementation and impact

  • Presentation

This year the G.R.E.E.N. Hospitality Hackathon will address the following challenges within the hospitality industry:

1. reduction & recycling of waste

2. environmental conservation

3. employment & empowerment

1st Place

Cash award of 5,000 HKD for the team

VIP tickets to the GREEN Hospitality Conference 2020

2nd place

Cash award of 3,000 HKD for the team

Tickets to the GREEN Hospitality Conference 2020

3rd place

Cash award of 2,000 HKD for the team

Tickets to the GREEN HospitalityConference 2020

Special Audience Award: 

To be announced.

Everyone: Goodies and gifts from our sponsors & partners including... 

Coupons for Green Common

foodpanda goodie bags with reusable cutlery & coupons

Jordan toothbrushes from Green Market


For more information, contact us at hackathon@greenhospitality.io

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