What: People from various skills backgrounds get together and solve problems the travel industry faces using Big Data, culminating in a commercially viable product over the course of one weekend. The participants pitch competing for prizes in front of a jury.
Who: Software developers, data scientists, UX/UI designers, business developers, marketers and travel lovers with ideas
How: Participants in the Hackathon:
Conference attendee: take part of the ambiance, numerous workshops and talks by industry experts as a support by visiting only the conference part of the event.
Prizes: Cash and travel related prizes
Technology partners: Big Step, Dataiku
The BUILD Challenge compared with other similar events: