Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015

When 13-15 November, 2015

Where Tartu, Estonia

  • Overview
  • Agenda

  • For the 3rd year in a row Garage48 events in Pärnu also motivate especially women to come out with their ideas and step into IT sector.

    We are welcoming professionals from the tourism sector, back-end and front-end developers, UI and UX designers, marketers, visionary entrepreneurs, project managers and international sales specialists.

     Come and innovate TOURISM sector, especially:
    - Food & Wellness
    - Lifestyle tourism
    - Entertainment & Activities
    - Ecotourism


    Want to be successful at the event?
    To help you be successful, we're organising pre-events that will prepare you for the main event and help you get to know your potential team members.  

    4th November @ 18:00-19:30 "Let's innovate the Tourism sector"
    in Garage48 HUB Tallinn (Rävala pst. 7, Tallinn)
    Come and hear more about the tourism sector & it's trends. We'll be having tourism sector known specialists on spot discussing the problems in the sector, giving advice and talking about the future trends.
    Speakers at the event:
    - Leah Edwards (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
    - Erik Sakkov (CCO, Nordic Aviation Group AS)
    - Veigo Kell ( travel forum)
    - Aivar Hanson (50TOP Restaurants Organizer)
    - Elise Sass (Microsost CEE Startup Lead, Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015 mentor)

    5th November @ 18:00-19:30 "Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015 - What's it all about?"
    in Garage48 HUB Tartu (Raekoja Plats 16, Tartu)
    Come and hear more about the tourism sector & it's trends. Get answers to your questions about the week-end hackathon event and share your ideas. We will be giving a chance to 5 idea owners to pitch their idea and get feedback. 
    Speakers at the event:
    - Sille Siniavski (Chairman of the Board, Tartu County Tourism Foundation)
    - Gea Kammer (Product Development Coordinator, Estonian Tourist Board)
    - Indrek Rebane (Buildit Accelerator)

    11th November @ 18:00-19:30 "Tips & tricks to succeed at Garage48"
    in Garage48 HUB Tallinn (Rävala pst. 7, Tallinn)
    You want to join the week-end event, but you are still unsure. Come and hear tips & tricks to succeed in the event. We will be giving a chance to 5 idea owners to pitch their idea and get feedback. 
    Speakers at the event:
    - Maido Parv (Visual Designer @ Skype, Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015 mentor)
    - Martin Grüner (Co-founder @ Stagehook, Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015 mentor)
    - Maarika Susi (Garage48 Tourism Pärnu 2015 main organizer)

    You want to contact the team?
    Write and we'll answer shortly

    Friday, 13th November

    •  17:30 - Check-in, networking, coffee, snacks 17:30 - Check-in, networking, coffee, snacks
    • 18:15 - Opening remarks by Deputy Mayor Rainer Aavik
    • 18:45 - Presentation of ideas
    • 19:45 - Coffee Break
    • 20:00 - Presentation of ideas continues
    • 21:00 - Team formation
    • 22:00 - Team work begins!

    Saturday, 14th November

    • 08:30 - Coffee & light breakfast.  Development continues
    • 10:00 - Checkpoint #1
    • 11:00 - Mentors go around
    • 12:00 - Lunch
    • 13:45 - Product development...
    • 16:00 - Inspirational start-up story
    • 19:00 - Checkpoint #2. Development continues...
    • 19:30 - Dinner

    Sunday, 15th November

    • 08:30 - Coffee & light breakfast. Development continues
    • 10:00 - Checkpoint #3
    • 11:00 - Pitch drill session #1
    • 12:00 - Lunch 
    • 14:00 - Pitch drill session #2
    • 17:00 - Coffee break with light meal/snacks
    • 17:30 - Final event & LIVE stream
    • 20:00 - Winners & networking

    NB! Schedule is tentative, changes are possible and likely to happen.  


    The Mentors 

    Helen Kokk
    UX & Service Design Lead at Nortal
    Elise Sass
    Advisor at Garage48
    Ülane Vilumets
    Founder & Community Manager at Like A Local Guide; founder of Tallinn Traveller Tours
    Agu Suur
    Head of Development at Clanbeat
    Andres Susi
    Tech Entrepreneur
    Martin Grüner
    Co-founder at Aplefly Games
    Willie Tran
    Product Manager atTestlio
    Rene Rumberg
    Founder and Consultant at ConsultLab
    Anna-Greta Tšahkna
    Co-founder & CCO at Timbeter
    Richard Zulu
    Co-founder and Lead at Outbox Uganda
    Alvar Lumberg
    Engineering Lead at TransferWise
    Jordan Valdma
    Co-founder at Producement


    Kai Isand
    Host, mentor and pitch coach at Garage48 
    Triin Liiv
    Social Media Marketing @ Garage48, Marketing Manager @ Lava Media
    Events & Sponsors @ Garage48
    Garage48 Volunteer, Tax Assistant @ KPMG Baltics
    Heleri Holm
    Volunteer @ Garage48, Business Development Assistent @ Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol