Empowering Local Heroes

At X. Festival we are empowering local business heroes by giving them a platform to exchange ideas and design solutions, alongside the global leaders of Tourism. Our Small Business Fund enables local heroes to drive change for the whole tourism community and get their voices heard.

Apply for SME Pass

how does it work?

Apply as an SME to access X Festival

The Small Business Fund (SBF) is designed to support any small or medium travel and tourism related business that wishes to attend X Festival 2020. Currently we have 10,000 SBF tickets available. If you would like to attend, simply register as an SME by filling in the form below. Once registered, we will verify your application to ensure you qualify. You will then receive an email with your own personal code, which you can use to purchase a SBF ticket when tickets are released.

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Back your Industry

To ensure that X. Festival the most inclusive and accessible event of its kind, we've made 10,000 passes available to SMEs through the Small Business Fund. This is our commitment to help SMEs adapt and evolve. If you'd like to Back your Industry and extend this support to many more, you can do so by hosting an Industry Cohort of SMEs. This is a great way to ensure your industry growth and development. All SMEs will also be given access to our Tourism Impact Network, an interactive platform for global travel and tourism enterprises.

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100% SMEs

Exclusively for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

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10,000 Grants

Our aim is to enable 10,000 SMEs around the world.


Make the Shift

Make the shift together with a global set of peers.

To learn more about how to support the Small Business fund, through our Host your Industry passes visit our partners page.

Are you supporting your industry?

Spread the word so that SMEs all over the globe can take advantage of this incredible initiative! Show your support to the industry by downloading your campaign kit below, that you can use or share with anyone you think could benefit. Why not attend the festival together and get more local voices heard?