17th of May
Maribor, Slovenia
 

1:1 NETWORKING BETWEEN HARDWARE STARTUPS, DISTRIBUTORS & RETAILERS

PODIM Marketplace is a special daylong post-conference event that will take place on 17 May 2018 within the PODIM Conference. The goal of the event is doing business and exchanging best practices between up to 30 best hardware startups & scaleups from the Alps-Adriatic region, the area of Western Balkans and the wider region, and most propulsive regional and global distributors & retailers.
 
 

The initiators behind the organization of PODIM Marketplace are successful Slovenian hardware startups & scaleups: ChipoloVisionectEQUAXVIDA and SipaBoards. The event is co-organized by the PODIM Conference and hardware accelerator Katapult
 



Take advantage of the excellent opportunity for successful networking and doing business. Book your table for meetings in Maribor! The number of places is limited, so hurry up with your registration.

 

Why PODIM Marketplace

HARDWARE STARTUPS

20+ meetings with distributors & retailers in one place. 
Exchange of experience with the best startups and scaleups.

Free attendance for PODIM startup ticket holders.
Application until 27th April 2018.

Early-bird applications (until 6th April 2018): 599 € (VAT included) 
Regular price (until 27th April 2018): 899 € (VAT included)

Detailed description of the package >>>


Startup application form
 
DISTRIBUTORS & RETAILERS

20+ meetings with hardware startups & scaleups
Opportunity for promotion in the region.
 
Free attendance for confirmed distributors & retailers.
Applications until 27th April 2018.



Detailed description of the package >>>
 




Benefits for startups & scaleups

Take advantage of an excellent opportunity for networking and weaving new business ties with distributors and the best startups & scaleups.
 
The event will take place in the Habakuk Hotel in Maribor on Thursday, 17 May 2018 between 9.00 and 15.30. You will also be able to attend, at no charge, the second day of the PODIM Conference on 16 May, and spend the night in Maribor.

At the event, up to 30 best hardware startups & scaleups will be able to participate, chosen by the organizers on the basis of their applications. For PODIM ticket holders, participation at Marketplace is free (with obligatory prior registration and confirmation by the organizer).
 
The special ticket for PODIM Marketplace, valid for up to 2 people from the company, includes
  • booked table for setting up introductory material,
  • organization of 1:1 meetings with distributors & retailers,
  • lunch and banquet at the final get-together,
  • ticket for the second day of the PODIM Conference, on 16 May 2018, and
  • 1 double room for an overnight stay in Maribor from 16 to 17 May 2018.
Price for PODIM startup ticket holders (application until 27th April 2018): 0 € (VAT included) Overnight stay is not included.
Regular price for early-bird applications (until 6th April 2018): 599 € (VAT included) 
Regular price (until 27th April 2018): 899 € (VAT included)

The number of places is limited, so hurry up with your registration.

Startup application form







  

What do we offer to distributors & retailers?

Take advantage of an excellent opportunity for networking and doing business with up to 30 chosen startups & scaleups from the Alps-Adriatic region, area of Western Balkans and the wider region.
 
The event will take place in the Habakuk Hotel in Maribor on Thursday, 17 May 2018 between 9.00 and 15.30. You will also be able to attend, at no charge, the second day of the PODIM Conference on 16 May, and spend the night in Maribor.

At the event, up to 30 best hardware startups & scaleups will be able to participate, chosen by the organizers on the basis of their applications.


Additional benefits you receive by collaborating at the Marketplace event:
  • Attending the second day of the PODIM Conference (16 May 2018, the day before the Marketplace event).
  • Socialising with PODIM Conference participants (lecturers, investors, corporate representatives and startups).
  • Meeting up to 30 best hardware startups & scaleups, which will be chosen especially for this opportunity.
  • PODIM Conference organizers will cover your costs of staying in Maribor (one overnight stay).
  • The event will be accompanied by a strong PR campaign, through all communication channels of PODIM and Initiative Start:up Slovenia.
 
The organizers reserve the right to choose the best and most suitable distributors & retailers from amongst those that apply.
 

Distributor & retailer application form



 

Contact information

The event is co-organized by the PODIM Conference and hardware accelerator Katapult.
 

Matej Rus, PODIM team

matej.rus@startup.si

+386 31 604 137

Tjaša Bizjak, Katapult team

marketplace@katapult.si

+386 3 56 12 422