29-31 March 2023 | valÈncia

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A three-day gathering, exploring the major shifts in tourism. Immerse yourself in a transformative design experience, on the key themes defining future visitor experiences and tackling the challenges faced by the industry.

Spend three days with destination pros, innovators, designers and entrepreneurs.

It's time to re-design tourism.

Watch the 2022 Recap

Have a look at everything we did at X. Design Week 2022! Five days which included in-destination experiences to discover new developments through technology, Design Thinking workshops to solve some of the most pressing challenges of the industry and talks from some of the destinations leading the transformation of tourism and its experiences.

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29 March 2023

Knowledge Summit

The main summit is all about exploring trends and best practices. Join a programme of inspiring talks, creating space to explore the urban shift and the meta shift in an inspirational environment. The Knowledge Summit is all about big thinking.

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30 - 31 March 2023

Design Summit

The design summit is all about making connections - between ideas and people. It is time to create space to solve challenges, generating ideas to boost the experience economy and moving ideas into prototypes. Sessions are designed to inspire new ideas, explore opportunities and create rapid prototypes to solve some of the most pressing challenges faced by the industry.

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XDW Central

At the core of XDW is XDW Central. An agile and fluid space which will become the central hub of ideas throughout the week. This multifunctional space will become the main stage of talks and keynotes, but also a fluid space for quick stand-up idea sprints and team huddles. Grab a seat, perch on a bench, stand and think or walk and talk, central is designed to keep your creativity alive.

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Challenge Wall

This will be the area where the main challenges will be discussed - plug-in to thrash out your ideas. Gather around this wall to think of possible solutions to the challenges submitted by destinations from across the world. This will be a collaborative space to connect, find inspiration, discuss and explore ideas.

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