As vaccination efforts intensify and countries slowly open their borders, we are glad to see more and more events returning to their personal versions. While virtual conferences have come in handy as we struggle through the pandemic, we are all relieved to reap the benefits of meeting face to face and the opportunity to get inspired at the latest in-person events!
Are you looking to catch up on the latest developments and connect with technology industry experts? Below we share our list of 15 tech conferences we’d be excited to see back in 2022! If you’re not quite ready to get back into the IRL interaction, don’t worry, we’ve indicated the possibility of attending a virtual event.
From 7 to 11 February 2022
Amsterdam, Netherlands, live stream online.
Cisco Live, a pilgrimage for many, is known for its range of speakers and opportunities to gain new skills. If a trip to North America is out of the question, the European version will arrive in Amsterdam in February.
While the technical seminars will provide the opportunity to delve into great topics, we think the networking opportunities in the accompanying breakout sessions may be even more inspiring after two years of zoom calls! After listening to engaging presentations, take advantage of the Cisco Certification Program, which participants can obtain for free during the conference.
At lunch, head out for a break in nearby Beatrix Park, one of the most picturesque green spaces in the Dutch capital, before an evening full of liveliness and socializing.
Feb 28 – Mar 3 2022
We may be a little biased, but we can’t be thrilled to see MWC back in Barcelona! The scaled back edition last year was still a focus for those in the tech space, with 20,000 attendees and unparalleled opportunities to network with C-Suite executives and CEOs.
Covering everything from blockchain to botnets, MWC has created an app to ensure you don’t miss out on any crucial opportunities to interview decision makers. In the last year alone, the app generated more than 3 thousand meetings and 48 thousand contacts.
If you need more convincing to book your visit to the Spanish Sun, previous keynote speakers have not included any keynote speakers other than Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk.
From 22 to 24 March 2022
Set in the grounds of an amusement park, there are plenty of opportunities for serious business and play at this unmissable tech conference! Frequented by the heads of IBM, Apple, and Nasa, the flagship event for cloud computing and hosting providers in 2022 returns with three main themes.
The first is called smart edge, analyzes the next steps for the industry in the wake of recent global events. Our digital future He seeks to ascertain what the new status quo will look like sustainable cloud Focuses on eco-friendly ways to advance cloud-based businesses.
The three-day event features an agenda filled with inspiring talks from industry leaders with past speakers, including Steve Wozniak, Edward Snowden and father of the Java programming language James Gosling.
From 25 to 27 April 2022
The Datacloud World Congress, hosted on the sparkling waterfront of Monaco, returns to gather tech professionals in person two years later. From its enviable location to its carefully curated sessions, Datacloud’s Global Conference is designed for leaders.
This conference is known for brokering deals and creating connections, bringing together senior executives from fintech to saas to speak and network with investors. This year’s steering committee, led by a team of industry leaders, includes Joe Cava, Vice President of Data Centers at Google, and Michael Tobin OBE, Entrepreneur and President of EdgeConneX.
While appointments are still being finalized, leaders of goal-driven organizations should not miss this unique opportunity to network with like-minded entrepreneurs and executives. Previous speakers have included CEOs and Chiefs of Social Impact from popular companies such as eBay, Headspace, and Innocent Drinks.
As sustainability becomes an increasingly important focal point, companies looking to shape a more environmentally and socially responsible future can find inspiration in this one-of-a-kind event.
Additionally, those looking for long-term professional relationships can join the accompanying FutureX Plus community to receive year-round support and network with global business leaders dealing with the planet’s biggest challenges.
From 8 to 10 June 2022
Could there be anything better than combining a trip to sunny Spain and an inspiring meeting of the tech industry’s biggest disruptors? The Southern Summit is a hub for innovators who come together to shape a different business world based on more sustainable practices.
The highlight of these few impactful days is the South Summit 100, a competition where selected startups can connect with investors and establish new relationships with potential clients. With a focus on crafting beneficial alliances throughout the year, the organizers stress that this isn’t “just another event.” If your company is excited about the transition to a more environmentally friendly future, you won’t want to miss this attractive event.
From 13 to 17 June 2022
London, United Kingdom
Celebrating London Tech Week for Innovation in the summer of 2022. Changing the welcome schedule from last year’s September edition Participants can soak up the British capital in the sun while checking out the latest developments from the world of technology.
LTW focuses on building connectivity, and also aims to increase diversity in the technology landscape. Last year’s speakers alone included twice as many female CEOs as males in a massive step toward inclusion. If you are interested in learning how technology can change both business and society, this is the event for you.
From 15 to 16 June 2022
With over 8000 participants and 200 speakers, Dublin Tech Summit is fast emerging as one of the largest B2B tech events in Europe. The two-day DTS Conference in Ireland’s booming technology hub attracts top executives from the world’s leading brands.
With carefully curated sessions designed to connect delegates with key investors and decision makers, there are plenty of opportunities to build partnerships and take your business to the next level.
If a day to learn how the latest tech updates can boost efficiency with a pint long Guinness sounds like a match made in heaven, book your place today to avoid disappointment.
From 15 to 18 June 2022
Paris, France and available as an online event
Described as Europe’s largest tech conference, Viva Technology saw an astounding reach of more than 119 million people last year. As it continues its hybrid offering in 2022, those who join in person will be among the 26,000 technology leaders coming together to inspire and connect with the industry’s biggest and brightest startups.
With an impressive list of past speakers, past attendees were spoiled by talks from Apple CEO Tim Cook and co-founders of well-known organizations like Slack, Canva, and Klarna.
The conference is an ideal opportunity for those looking to boost their profile, as the conference is home to many exciting challenges and an opportunity to pitch to investors in a high-stakes accelerator competition.
From 16 to 17 June 2022
amsterdam the netherlands
Located in the heart of the historic city of Zaandam, Next Web Conference (TNW) is claimed to be the best breeding ground for tech stars outside of San Francisco. Attracting the heads of big-name brands like Nike, Lush, and Microsoft, the conference uses a sprinkle of AI magic to pair delegates and make suggestions for more meaningful meetings.
With a schedule packed with workshops, keynote speeches, and seminars, attendees can take advantage of video replays of any sessions they miss. Promising a bigger release in 2022, tech companies looking to invest or hire new talent should schedule a trip to the Dutch capital in June.
From 2 to 6 September 2022
The largest tech conference for consumer and home electronics companies, IFA returns to the German capital to release another shock-filled edition in 2022! Part Trade Show and Part Conference This event attracts over 5,000 media outlets from around the world looking for 411 on the latest technology trends.
Hosted in Berlin’s leafy Witzleben district, visitors can venture out for some fresh air in nearby Forst Grunewald National Park or take a short walk to Charlottenburg Palace to wander among the stately grounds.
1 – 4 November 2022
Sister to Collision in Toronto and RISE in Hong Kong, Web Summit has been released in two versions this year, one in Tokyo and one in Lisbon. A creative center famous for its art and history, if four days in the sunny Portuguese capital weren’t inspiring, nothing would be!
The New York Times states the Web Summit is “a great meeting of the chief priests of the tech industry” and with a list of visionary speakers who read like the who’s who of silicon valley, it’s easy to see why. This year’s event brings together prominent thought leaders to ask one simple question: What digital transformations await after so much turmoil?
From 1 to 2 December 2022
London, United Kingdom
The preeminent exhibition of artificial intelligence and data science returns to London next winter. The AI and Big Data Expo, hosted at the expansive Olympia Center, will bring together global leaders to share their strategies for the future and showcase their latest innovations.
An unparalleled opportunity to gain real-world insights, some of the top AI and big data experts will share their case studies while exploring recent advances in the field. This exhibition is an unmissable opportunity to discover how automation and machine learning can advance your business.
Guests are brimming with great speakers on its two-day schedule, and guests can expect to attend organizations like the BBC, AstraZeneca and Spotify.
From 1 to 2 December 2022
London, United Kingdom
Part of 5 simultaneous technology events in the same location, including the Artificial Intelligence and Big Data exhibition above, IoT IoT Expo will bring together more than 5,000 people to analyze the latest challenges and opportunities in the IoT ecosystem.
There’s a lot to take in with live demos, side chats, and expert panels across the two days. Previous exhibitors have included tech giants like Dell and Huawei, so save some energy for the official networking party! Don’t miss the chance to mingle with some of the industry’s brightest stars!
From 5 to 8 December 2022
London, UK and available as an online event
Since 1997, Black Hat has been a leader in global cybersecurity seminars. Over four days, the event brings together security experts to share the latest research and dive into the latest industry trends.
Cyber security professionals, known for their high-tech training sessions and vulnerability briefings, won’t want to miss Black Hat! This long-running conference is the perfect opportunity to learn about the latest knowledge and meet like-minded professionals, and is hosted in Singapore, Las Vegas and Arlington, Virginia.
However, this year’s European version is the perfect excuse to escape to the English capital and enjoy one of the continent’s liveliest cities.