Promountain Startup Village

Revolutionizing alpine tourism

Alpine pioneers wanted. Become part of Prowinter, one of the leading B2B alpine exhibitions in the Alps. Present your product or startup to leading technology companies, customers and opinion leaders. Develop and grow a successful network and change the industry.

  Bozen, South Tyrol
Fiera Bolzano, Piazza Fiera, 1, 39100 Bolzano

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Agenda / 06.04.2016

9.00 - 17.00 Startup Exhibition
11.30 Pitch your startup
16.00 Startup Pitch (incl. Jury): 6 Startups pitch in the field of ski area operators & sport industry
16.30 Input session: "What does it take to start a successful company" by Christian Strassl, Co-Founder of Powunity
16.45 Announcement of winners of the day


9.00 - 17.00 Exhibit your startup
11.30 Pitch your startup
16.00 Startup Pitch (incl. Jury): 6 Startups pitch in the field of mountain sports & athletes
16.20 Input session: "Best-practice model on how to corporate with startups" by Alexander Koll, COO of Werkstätte Wattens (an initiative of Destination Wattens, by Swarovski and Gemeinde Wattens)
16.45 Announcement of winners


9.00 - 17.00 Exhibit your startup
11.30 Panel discussion: "How to grow the startup ecosystem in South Tyrol and Euregio" with Hubert Hofer (IDM Südtirol), Harald Gohm (Standortagentur Tirol), Hannes Offenbacher (Mehrblick), Tobias Gröber(ISPO)

About the event

Prowinter is the only B2B alpine exhibition in Italy. Every year around 6000+ people meet to exchange about trends and new offers in the industry. Next to winter related technologies, Prowinter also includes more and more summer and free time activities.

Promountain Ice Cube


Luca Barbieri
Luca Barbieri

Erich Gummerer
Erich Gummerer

Hubert Hofer
Hubert Hofer
Abteilungsdirektor Development
IDM Südtirol Alto Adige

Walter Ischia
Walter Ischia

Kurt Kofler
Kurt Kofler

Igor Marzola
Igor Marzola
Seilbahner Wolkenstein (Gröden)

Heiner Oberrauch
Heiner Oberrauch
Präsident der SALEWA-Oberalp Gruppe

Alessandro Papayannidis
Alessandro Papayannidis
Coordinatore di Corriere imprese Trentino Alto Adig

Gerald Pichlmair
Gerald Pichlmair
Geschäftsführung, Seilbahnen International Verlag GmbH

Helmut Sartori
Helmut Sartori
Geschäftsführer Seiser Umlaufbahn AG


m2 Exhibition area

in the wonderful Bozen



from 10+ countries



from 10+ countries

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Information for Startups:

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 6 most exciting startups in each category. We are looking for startups which offer an innovative product or service in one of the following categories:

Ski area operators
Startups that offer services/products for
Ski Area Operators & Sport Industry

Skihelmet and Gloves
Startups that offer services/products for
Mountain sports & Athletes
clothing, equipment, technology

What's in there for you?

  • Get a 1 – 3 day booth for a reduced startup price of € 290 instead of € 3000.
  • Take part in the only alpine meet-up in Italy and one of the leading in the Alps.
  • Meet leading technology players in your field.
  • Expose your startup technology to a mixed crowd of opinion leaders.
  • Get mentioned in the official exhibitor catalogue (offline/online) and press coverage.

What happened last year?

Für uns ist Prowinter als die B2B-Fachmesse par excellence gerade für den italienischen Markt von strategischer Bedeutung. Die Messe konnte einmal mehr eine sehr hohe Besucherzahl verzeichnen...

Alessio Meda

Generaldirektor ROSSIGNOL


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 the ProWinter exhibition. You should also have first (pilot) customers.
Every startup will be charged a reduced fee of €290 for your stand instead of €3.000. You can choose to have your stand between 1 to 3 days.
The startup-package includes the stand (table, video screen and electricity), parking slot and entrance fee for the fair for up to 3 days.
Following these easy steps you will get your free admission ticket:

  1. Visit “Online-Ticket”
  2. Insert the following code in the area “Promotion”: pwi16_freeticket
  3. Now the price of the “Ticket open” will amount to € 0,00. Enter “1” in the area “Quantity” and confirm.
  4. Log-in to our system with your access data or – in case you haven’t done it yet - create a new account.
  5. In your shopping cart you will find 1 free ticket. Click-through "confirm" to conclude the procedure.
  6. Now you can print your ticket from the confirmation page. For certainty, you will get an email with the copy of the confirmation.
With this printed ticket, now valid as free admission ticket, you can enter right away to our exhibition hall.