22-23 november 2019
the university of hong kong
* REGISTRATION EXTENDED until 10 November 2019 (23:59) - or until the last spots fill-up
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
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.
Quality of idea
Originality of idea
Potential for implementation and impact
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
Cash award of 5,000 HKD for the team
VIP tickets to the GREEN Hospitality Conference 2020
Cash award of 3,000 HKD for the team
Tickets to the GREEN Hospitality Conference 2020
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