By Melisa Manrique, Community builder and Author at MigrantMama
Networking and keeping on eye on the most promising tech stars in your field is key to your personal and professional growth. Here we have selected for you, 10 inspiring tech events in Europe that will allow to keep yourself up-to date in the fields of digital age, fintech, proptech, women in tech and digital nomad lifestyle.
There are so many tech events, how to choose?
No worries, the OurPlace team is here to help you out! Not only by creating your dream working space, but in this case, also by doing the research for you and selecting the most interesting events of the year for its community. In the jungle of the European tech events, we have decided to suggest to you 2 tech events per field. The fields we have chosen are based on the interests of our growing community.
Let’s get started!
The Digital Age
TOA | Berlin | 2 – 5 July, 2019
TOA stands for “Tech Open Air” securing the prize for the coolest conference name of the list. Born in 2012 in the German capital – where open airs are in fact beloved – TOA brings together technology, work and life. The main location is the Funkhaus Berlin, yet the conference offers a city experience with different satellite events around the capital. Great for networking, job opportunities, and inspiration.
Web Summit | Lisbon | 4 – 7 November, 2019
In the enchanting city of Lisbon, the Web Summit gathers founders, CEOs and Start-ups envisioning the future of the digital age. Offering presentations, talks, and networking events, the Web Summit is praised by the Huffington Post as “the premier event in tech”. Whether you are looking for growing your knowledge or your exposure, the Web Summit has a fitting event for you.
FinTECH4Life | London | 26 – 27 March, 2019
A global conference on financial services to serve the largest consumer group of the world: the over 55s. The FinTECH4Life shines the light on ageing economies and the need for Fintech to focus on this customer segment. Why? Because it will be steadily growing and because it is the wealthiest consumer group! Join this global FinTech ecosystem in the city of London.
European Payment Summit | The Hague | 25 – 26 April, 2019
For 2 days, the EuropeanPaymentSummit unravels the progress in smarter and instant payments, cyber-security, transaction infrastructure, and related security challenges. Through keynote presentations, panel discussions and awards ceremonies, the 2 day program brings together experts in FinTech as well as policy and decision makers in the dutch city of The Hague.
Mipim- PropTech Europe | Paris | 1 – 2 July, 2019
If you are working in the field of Property and Technology, the MIPIM – PropTech Europe will have a spot in your calendar this July. The conference showcases the key players combining tech and real estate. It offers exhibitions, a startup village area, a startup competition and a property tour! Do not miss the networking opportunities at the opening party in Paris.
Future: PropTech 2019 | Berlin | 5 September, 2019
The world’s largest real estate companies´ founders and investors will travel to Berlin this September to meet the innovators of the ProTech scene. A one-day conference to move from a panel to a tech display, to get inspired by an expert speech and get connected during a networking event.
Women in Tech
Women in IT awards | London | 30 Jan, 2019
Only a few days left to join the IT awards dedicated to female innovators in London. This is the largest technology diversity event and we could not miss to point it out! Considering the gender diversity disproportion in the tech world, this award event series celebrates women making a difference in the tech industry.
Women of Silicon Roundabout | London | 25 – 26 June, 2019
London is hosting another gender inclusion tech event this year: the Women of Silicon Roundabout. This conference brings together over 300 speakers and 150 sessions for its participants. These are professionals of the tech industry who aim at tackling the gender gap by becoming its future role models and protagonists.
Digital Nomad Festival – DNX | Berlin | 8– 9 June, 2019
A weekend dedicated to meet like-minded individuals celebrating the digital nomad lifestyle. Not only keynotes but also workshops and masterminds to discover the growing interest in remote work and location-independent work. A rather lively conference where “happiness at work” becomes real.
Nomad City | Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | 7 – 9 November, 2019
The city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is well known by the community of location-independent entrepreneurs. Professional digital nomads from all over the world will gather at the Nomad City to speak about the future of remote work, its challenges and benefits for both companies and freelancers. Get inspiration and tools to embrace the possibilities of location-independent work in this 2-days conference.
Which tech conference, open air or festival will you be joining this year? Let us know!