How to get on the main stage at .NEXT? Compete in our Hackathon

  • 19 March 2018
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This year at .NEXT we are holding our very first Hackathon. This is super exciting time as 10 teams of five members get together and creatively collaborate on building solutions to one of three challenge areas. The hackathon is taking place May 8 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

What are the prizes?
In addition to being recognized in front of their peers, the top team per category will win a meet and greet with celebrity chef and personality Anthony Bourdain on Thursday, May 10th during .NEXT, plus a $2,500 cash prize plus a donation of $2,500 to the nonprofit organization of your choice.

The hackathon categories for this year are:
  • Management Automation
  • Application Automation
  • Next Generation IT
You can learn more about the challenges here.

As a thank you for participating, each team member will receive:
  • A free conference pass
  • Complementary 2 nights hotel stay
  • Swag and gifts
  • Plus, a chance to win one of 3 grand prizes!
Do you have what it takes to compete in our first ever Hackathon? Apply today for an invitation and I hope to see you and your team on the main stage celebrating your victory.

2 replies

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Hi Angelo,

will be the Hackaton repeated in the European .NEXT?

Let me know


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Hi @RickP

At the moment I don't know but fingers crossed it will. Watch the community for more news and announcements around .NEXT Europe - Hope to see you there!