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AS Watson European Hackathon 2024

Are you passionate about shaping the future of retail and technology? Do you thrive in the world of innovation and problem-solving? The world's largest Health and Beauty Retailer, AS Watson, invites you to participate in our exciting two-day event: the AS Watson European Hackathon in Amsterdam!

Event Details

ūüďÖ Event Date: April 13th - 14th, 2024
ūüĆź Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
ūüĎ•¬†Participants: students from the Netherlands, UK, Italy

About the Hackathon 

At AS Watson, we believe in pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the retail industry. Our 24-hour Hackathon is a unique opportunity for students eager to make a real impact in the world of customer engagement and loyalty programs within the AS Watson Online + Offline  (O+O) strategy.  

Theme: Next Generation Loyalty

Embrace the challenge of developing innovative solutions that bridge the gap between offline and online retail experiences. Dive into the world of customer engagement and loyalty programs, where creativity meets technology to enhance the shopping journey for our customers. We invite you to solve one of the three presented challenges, all focused on the central research question: how can ASW leverage its O+O strategy to enhance customer engagement and drive loyalty?

Who we are looking for

We are seeking passionate and forward-thinking students with the following requirements:

  1. Students from colleges and/or universities, undergraduates or postgraduates (Bachelor or Master)
  2. Colleges and universities located in The Netherlands, UK and Italy 
  3. Participants are aged from min. 18 years of age with a good command of English
  4. With a keen interest in:

  • User Experience Design
  • Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Technology
  • Business Strategy and Marketing

How to apply

  • Team Registration: Grab your friends and form a team to tackle the challenges together! Collaborate, brainstorm, and showcase your collective skills. A team consists of max. 7 participants.
  • Individual Registration: Don't have a team yet? No worries! Register as an individual, and we'll help match you with like-minded participants to form a dynamic team.
Check your email

The AS Watson European Hackathon will take place in Amsterdam on April 13-14, 2024. Keep an eye on your email inbox: selected participants will get a message March 13th latest. All the information necessary for participants will be there.

Check the Prizes!

Work on your project during the hackathon and present its effects to the Jury. There will be prizes for top 3 winning teams, which The first prize being an organized trip to Hong Kong! Good luck!

Early registration is recommended to secure a spot, as participation is limited. Registration deadline is March 8th, 2024. 

For Inquiry

Do you have questions or are you seeking support? Please contact us! [email protected]