TechWatch Live

  • TechWatch Live

    Our prestigious TechWatch Awards have been revolutionised for 2020. We’ll still be showcasing the very best events technology inspiring our industry and revolutionising our events, but this time, finalists will be pitching live!

    Five tech business owners will be offered the opportunity to take to the stage and pitch their company and product to our live audience and judging panel on Day 2 of IBTM World for a chance to become the TechWatch Live Award Winner.

    Not to mention, all five of the finalists will receive flights and accommodation for up to two people to travel to Barcelona.

    See here for the Terms and Conditions.

    All submissions must be based in Europe so as to benefit from the free flights offered, and finalists must be available to attend onsite at IBTM World for all 3 days of the show.

    Apply here for 2020

  • Meet the Judges

    These industry gurus have the power to take your innovation from start-up to global success.

    Meet the Judges

    Judging Criteria

    Do you want your entry to stand out from the competition and get you to IBTM World? Our judging panel are looking for an innovation that stands-out as the next market-changing tech innovation.

    Find out more

    Let's Talk Success

    We promote our winner and shortlist to our global online audience, through a variety of marketing channels, press releases and content before, during and even after the event.

  • 2020 Shortlist

    Who will be the five tech finalists to pitch live to our judging panel at IBTM World? Keep an eye on this space – all will be revealed in October.


    2019 winners

    Meet our Tech Watch Award winners from 2019 and get inspired to submit your application.


  • To find out more about the TechWatch Live competition, our team are on hand to answer your questions. Please contact Ella Seymour and Greg Fleming.


Host Event Partners

Industry Partners