about the fair

Tirana Tech Open 2019 - About the Fair

TIRANA TECH OPEN 2019 welcomes entrepreneurs, startups, students, and other interested visitors during 25, 26 and 27 September 2019 at Expocity Albania.

A UNIQUE EVENT

Tirana Tech Open 2019 it’s a multi-dimensional unique event aiming to promote innovation and creativity for the community of Information Technology sector. It aims to bring useful information to satisfy the needs of the country and the region by creating new partnership opportunities for participating businesses and visiting ones; It will also showcase success stories and achievements for applied technologies.

‘ForumZone’ arena is designed to serve to an interested audience eager to learn from successful stories on themes such as: education, innovation & technology; it will address the improvement needs of the entrepreneurships’ eco-system, as well as the needs for excellence in business innovation strategies. Lastly, it will evaluate the potential of the investments in the sector – all of these will be presented by distinguished special guests and entrepreneurs at this edition.

‘StartupZone’ represents a particular zone of Tirana Tech Open, dedicated to showcasing startup success practices. Over the last three days, a considerable number of startup’ representatives will show their stories, products and efforts.

‘B2B Zone’ will be available for participating businesses at different levels (including young startup-intiatives) aiming to encourage exchange know-hows, and information on the latest developments, respective outcomes, products and services, as well as to enable new areas of cooperation between the parties.

EduZone is the area dedicate to young enthusiasts passionate about the use of technology and its applications. Representatives of universities and vocational schools will pursue the practice under the guidance of specialized mentors. The closing ceremony will announce special awards for winning teams. In addition, the ForumZone thematic presentations over three days will be useful tools that intend to serve students with knowledge and motivation. This platform will create contacts opportunities with different companies which may offer internships or/and job opportunities.

The Digital Platform (web & app), properly designed for three categories, respectively ‘participant’, ‘visitor’ or ‘student’ will serve users to easily obtain useful information on the event and the list of mentors and participating entrepreneurships. Also, it will provide information on activities at EduZone & ForumZone, real-time latest event news, available bookings on required activities with limited availability, as well as other services such as: free dedicated transportation options. Overall it will serve as an useful tool for communication among stakeholders. In particular, it will enable feedback and recommendations from visitors and participants.

PARTNERSHIPS

With the participation of over 60 enterprises, among which a considerable number of start-ups, corporations and operating companies in the country, investors & donor institutions, 100 young people enrolled in 3-day workshop led by dedicated mentors and expecting a number of over 3,000 visitors during this event – this will be an invaluable platform! It will welcome participation of some distinguished companies from the region (Bosnia & Hercegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) that will share their success stories and explore new cooperation opportunities.

Expocity Albania will offer a quality event will international standards, while securing equipment and services as needed, and offering a team of dedicated experts and specialists.