Visitors will be able to enjoy our main program especially the exciting Pitch Captain Competition! You can also explore and get inspired by our Showroom area where designers exhibit and market their practices. You are welcome to join *ship and network with our startups, mentors, and other visitors!

Accommodation options

Keskuskatu 21, 48100 Kotka
Distance from the event 4.2 KM

Special Price for XAMK
Single room 121€ /night
And for twin or double room 141€/night

For booking with discounted price,
contact with caption SOKOS HOTEL

Satamakatu 9, 48100 Kotka, Finland
Distance from the event 4.2 KM

Single room (80€/night)
Double room (98€/night)
Superior double room (120€/night)
Triple room (135€/night)

by phone +3585215222 or by the email
(Remember to mention *ship Startup Festival for the mentioned price)

Kyminlinnantie 18, 48600 Kotka
Distance from the event 5.4 KM

Single room 73€ /night
Double/Twin room 89€ /night

Phone +358 05 460 50100
Booking by email: with code: Ship Startup Festival 2023

Mastotie 1, 48310 Kotka
Distance from the event 9.5 KM

Range from 80 to 200 euro (Depending on guest number)
Single room, Double room, Family room

Booking online:

*ship 2022

Check out what happened on Day 1 at *ship 2022. Annually held in the City of Kotka, *ship Startup Festival consists of two main parts: the Mentoring Program and the Pitch Captain Competition. The last man standing in the competition will earn the title of Pitch Captain and the final prize.


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