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Prowinter Startup Village

Revolutionizing alpine sports tourism

Revolutionizing alpine tourism

Alpine pioneers wanted. Become part of Prowinter, one of the leading B2B alpine exhibitions for snow, rental and mountain innovation in the Alps. Present your product or startup to leading technology companies, customers and opinion leaders. Use your chance to successfully grow your network and change the industry. Apply now!

  • Alpine industry
  • Ski tourism
  • Future
  • Startup

10.04. - 12.04.2018

Apply early and increase your chances

Bolzano, South Tyrol

Messe Bozen AG | Messe Platz 1, 39100 Bolzano, Italy

IDM Südtirol




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Prowinter Startup Village 2018

Revolutionizing alpine tourism. Present your startup at one of the leading B2B alpine exhibitions in the Alps.

Questions? Contact us

Patricia Schandlbauer
Patricia Schandlbauer +43 660 7029787

Who are we looking for?

Get your booth in the Startup Village! You should already have a first prototype to demonstrate to the audience and be looking to grow your network with leading tech companies, customers and opinion leaders. We will select the 10 most exciting startups which offer innovative products or services in the fields of mountain tourism, products and services for the rental industry, or mountain sports clothing, equipment, technology.

Scope of the project

Prowinter is the only B2B exhibition for alpine sports in Italy, with special attention to the rental sector. Every year around 6000+ people meet at Prowinter to discover novelties, network and share their ideas about trends and opportunities in the industry. Next to winter sports equipment, services and technologies, Prowinter also offers summer related products as well as new inspiration on what to do once the snow melts. Visit for more information.

We’re looking for startups that offer services/products for:

woman on mountain
Mountain tourism
ski equipment
Products and services for the rental industry
Mountain sports - clothing, equipment, technology

What’s in it for you?

Exclusive Discount

Get a 3-day booth for a reduced startup price of € 295 instead of € 3.000.


Take part in the only alpine meet-up in Italy and one of the leading in the Alps.

Opinion Leaders

Expose your startup technology to a mixed crowd of opinion leaders.

Media Coverage

Get mentioned in the official exhibitor catalogue (online catalog and printed visitor plan) and press coverage.

Booth at Prowinter 2019

The winner of the day receives a free booth at Prowinter 2019

Beautiful Bolzano

Have a great time in beautiful Bolzano. 🙂

Prize for the winning startup


The winning startup will receive an exhibition stand of 9m2 at the Prowinter 2019 in value of € 2.000.

Agenda Prowinter Startup Village


9:00 – 17:00

Exhibit your startup

11:00 – 13:00

Visitors Matchmaking

15:00 – 16:00

Pitch your startup with Jury

16:00 – 16:15

Keynote Speaker

16:15 – 16:30

Announcement: Winner of the Day

16:30 – 18:00

Get together


9:00 – 17:00

Exhibit your startup

11:00 – 13:00

Guided visits to leading exhibitors


9:00 – 17:00

Exhibit your startup

10:00 – 11:00

Pitch your startup with Jury

11:00 – 11:15

Keynote Speaker

11:15 – 11:30

Announcement: Winner of the Day

11:30 – 12:30


12:30 – 14:30

Visitors Matchmaking


Innovation Day on Snow with IDM

Get your chance and be part of the Innovation Day on Snow in Schnalstahl. Find more information and apply here.


The list of participating startups will be constantly updated:


April 10, 2018:

April 12, 2018:

This was the Prowinter Startup Village 2017

  • woman on mountain
  • ski equipment
  • Prowinter 2018 Exhibition Image
Prowinter 2018 Exhibition Image

Get your booth at the Prowinter Startup Village

Present your startup at one of the leading B2B exhibitions in the apline industry.

Use your chance to successfully grow your network revolutionize the market.


How to apply

Applying for this outstanding experience is straightforward. Please press the “Apply now” button and fill out the provided questionnaire and submit your application. It will only take a couple of minutes. Following your completed application, we will contact you for a personal interview.
Rolling Admission; latest admission deadline: January 21st, 2018
We are looking forward to your application!

What type of startups are we looking for?

We are looking for startups in the B2B as well as B2C field in the three categories mentioned above. Important is that you already have a first prototype to demonstrate at Prowinter. You should also have first (pilot) customers.

Is the participation for free?

Every startup will be charged a reduced startup-package fee of € 295 instead of € 3.000. You need to be at your booth for all 3 trade show days.

What is included in the startup package?

The startup-package includes the stand (info desk, light wall with logo, wifi and electricity), parking slot (if needed) and entrance fee for the trade show for 3 days.


Accommodation recommendations are provided through the Messe Bozen as soon as your participation is confirmed. Costs for accommodation will not be covered.

Non-disclosure agreement not available

It will not be necessary to sign a non-disclosure agreement to participate at the camp. The aim of the project is to create an open platform for communication and exchange of knowledge.

Prowinter 2018 Exhibition Image

Are you ready to revolutionize alpine tourism?
Get in touch.

Patricia Schandlbauer Patricia Schandlbauer +43 660 70297872

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