European Tech Events & Conferences in 2020

Discover 30 of the best tech events and conferences in Europe.

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⚠️ Many of these events have been affected by COVID-19. You can find an updated list of affected conferences here. Please be safe.

Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin   April 22  

Dublin Tech Summit is a two-day global tech conference that sits at the heart of the Irish tech scene.

Why you should attend

This community of innovators, co-founders, developers, and c-level decision makers are turning ideas into reality and affecting global change. With 10,000 attendees from over 70 countries, 200 fascinating speakers and 300 global media representatives, DTS has become an extremely attractive platform for the world’s leading brands and companies to accelerate growth within the Irish market.

EU Startups Summit

Barcelona   May 28  

The EU-Startups Summit 2020 is a two-day events that gathers over 1,500 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe.

Why you should attend

This two-day event is a great opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies. Join over 1,500 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs and media from across Europe.

NOAH Berlin

Berlin   June 4  

NOAH Berlin is the premier conference for leaders in the European digital ecosystem – connecting 5,000+ senior executives, leading experts and world-class investors.

Why you should attend

Comprised of 5000+ senior execs, leading experts and investors, NOAH Berlin is one hell of a conference. This year, the focus is on sustainability and responsible business practices across all verticals. Come for the unique mix of CEOs of top-funded companies, stay for the 100 handpicked emerging start-ups on the Launchpad stage.

VivaTech

Paris   June 11  

VivaTech gathers under one roof the brightest entrepreneurs, executives, investors, students and academics to collaborate, network, pitch, get inspired and showcase their innovations.

Why you should attend

VivaTech has been named the world's "rendezvous for startups & leaders" and for good reason. This is France's flagship tech event every year, and with top line speakers like Jack Ma and Martin Villig, it can't disappoint."

SaaStr Europa

Paris   June 17  

SaaStr is the world's largest community of SaaS executives, founders, and entrepreneurs.

Why you should attend

3000+ B2B founders, execs + VCs. And you. If you're a part of the European SaaS ecosystem, this conference is a no brainer.

The Next Web Conference

Amsterdam   June 18  

TNW Conference is a technology festival that brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors and promising startups for two days of business and knowledge sharing – surrounded by some of the highest production values at any tech event on the planet.

Why you should attend

Vice called The Next Web both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying". Enough said.

TOA (Tech Open Air)

Berlin   June 23  

TOA is one of Europe’s leading technology festival, with a mission to help people future-proof their businesses and their lives.

Why you should attend

20,000 attendeed, 50+ satellite events, 200+ speakers and 4,600 Founders/CEO's. All of this awaits you in one of Europe's most famous, most innovative conferences.

The Europas

London   June 25  

The Europas is a conference concentrating on bringing together early, mid and late stage technology startups as well as the leading investors, academics, policy makers and media in the EMA region.

Why you should attend

The Europas is one of the few conferences out there that has opted out of the scale for scale's sake model. Small in size, yet incredibly influential, this London-based event has partenered with TechCrunch to make its 2020 edition the best yet. Come for its boutique-like feeling and amazing speakers, stay for the intimate "breakout" sessions and a chance to be the next winner of (or just witness) its world-renowned start-up competition.

SaaS Growth

London   July 9  

SaaS Growth is a unique London based conference to help companies drive revenue and accelerate sales growth.

Why you should attend

In SaaS Growth, you'll Learn from the best SaaS Founders and Sales Leaders from Silicon Valley, Europe and the UK. You'll be able to parkate in networking with over 750 Sales Leaders, Revenue Leaders Sales Professionals & the CEO’s, Founders and VC’s already in your specific industry. You'll be left with a ton of value that you can implement into your company to smash your revenue targets. If SaaS is your thing, this is the place to be at.

B2B Rocks

Paris   September 8  

B2B Rocks - by Axeleo, is the best 'human-sized' conference in Europe for B2B and SaaS startups.

Why you should attend

This event is purposefully limited to 800 founders to encourage the best possible networking opportunities and highly valuable discussions with B2B & SaaS founders. If you move fast, and are lucky enough to be one of the select 800, B2B might just change your outlook on what you thought B2B and SaaS to be.

Startup Grind Europe

London   September 9  

Startup Grind Tech is a place for meeting top investors, entrepreneurs, developers, and journalists from all around the world.

Why you should attend

3,000 attendees, 200 startups and a full day of invaluable networking and innovative content, all in the heart of one of the world's most innovative cities.

NOAH Zurich

Zürich   September 22  

NOAH Switzerland, a spinoff of NOAH Berlin, is a premier conference that focuses on connecting Top Investors, Family Offices and Entrepreneurs.

Why you should attend

Another of the NOAH conferences, this one taking place in the awe-inspiring city of Zurich, this Swiss-centric conference is sure to not dissapoint. Past speakers have included names such the Co-Founder and CEO of Delivery Hero, and the CEO of checkout.com.

IT Arena

Kiev   September 25  

IT Arena is a tech event with a global outlook and scale.

Why you should attend

Productive networking, business matchmaking and festival spirit. Three intensive conference days that catalyze exponential growth and inspire new solutions and business ideas. IT Arena unites global tech in Ukraine and if you're interested in that... well, what else is there to do but attend?

Bits & Pretzels

Munich   September 27  

Bits & Pretzels is an application-only, three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts, and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem, all during Munich's Oktoberfest.

Why you should attend

Three days of learning, networking and vision, and you'll experience it all together with more than 5,000 founders, investors and startup enthusiasts. There's a reason why Bits & Pretzels has been dubbed 'Europe's biggest founders festival.'

South Summit

Madrid   October 6  

South Summit is the Leading Innovation Global Platform focused on business opportunities and disruptive trends, that gathers together the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Why you should attend

Asides from being one hell of a conference, you should come to South Summit just for its renowned startup competition, a benchmark for innovation which brings together the 100 most innovative startups –– the finalists of which, have in the past raised more than $2.8B. They also happen to have a 95% survival rate.

Breakit SaaS Summit

Stockholm   October 8  

Breakit SaaS is a conference focused on bringing together SaaS professionals, of all ranks, where they can learn, listen to founders, executives, meet-each other and more. Endless networking and learning opportunities.

Why you should attend

If you are in SaaS, you will fit right in at SaaS Summit – you might be a founder or employee at a startup. Otherwise, your title is CEO, Manager, Business Developer, UX-Designer or Strategist at a company that offers B2B-services. This is also a can’t miss-event for investors in businesses within cloud-native solutions and security.

SaaStock

Dublin   October 12  

SaaStock is a global community of software as a service (SaaS) founders, executives, and investors with a mission to help SaaS companies gain traction, grow, and scale.

Why you should attend

SaaStock has been called ‘Disneyland for SaaS companies’ and ‘The best conference in Europe for SaaS founders and executives.’, with good reason. The 2019 edition brought together +4,000 leaders to learn how to gain real traction, accelerate growth, and scale their businesses into category-leading SaaS companies. This year it'll be the same, just bigger and better.

TC Early Stage Paris

Paris   October 28  

TC Early Stage is a brand-new event series that offers founders an unrivaled opportunity to learn from top experts how best to move ahead in the startup game.

Why you should attend

Come to take part in several highly interactive, small group breakout sessions with top investors and ecosystem experts, in fields ranging from fundraising and law, to growth and recruiting, among others—plus get inspiration from TechCrunch interviews with top founders and investors telling their stories of success (and failure).

Web Summit

Lisbon   November 2  

Web Summit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state to ask a simple question: where to next?

Why you should attend

Forbes has dubbed it “the best technology conference on the planet” while Tthe Atlantic that is “where the future goes to be born” and the New York Times that they assemble “a grand conclave of the tech industry’s high priests.” Not bad.

SaaS Monster

Lisbon   November 2  

A crossroads for the world’s most disruptive emerging technology companies, SaaS Monster features the industry leaders in cloud computing, big data, security, marketing, customer service, and enterprise technology.

Why you should attend

At SaaS Monster, you'll get to experience a combination of amazing speakers and multiple content streams exploring the technology fueling the SaaS Monster. Everything from Cloud, big data, enterprise to enterprise technology and security. And that's not all –– If you buy a Web Summit ticket, you can access all the SaaS Monster sessions, roundtables and workshops. Why limit yourself to just one conference?

NOAH London

London   November 4  

Europe’s leading digital growth investment conference.

Why you should attend

Noah LONDON brings together 100+ of Europe’s top tech CEOs presenting on the Main Stage, 80+ selected startups on the “Startup Stage”, 400+ top investors and 300+ seasoned B2B digital facilitators. All for you to experience, learn from and take a part in. The bonus: fast and easy networking with the brand new conference app and matchmaking tool.

Slush

Helsinki   November 19  

Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship that has grown from a single gathering in Helsinki to a series of events organized all around the world.

Why you should attend

A gathering of 25,000 curious minds, including 3,500 startups and 2,000 investors. What else can you ask for?

TC Disrupt Berlin

Berlin   December 1  

TechCrunch Disrupt is said to be one of the world’s leading authorities in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators.

Why you should attend

It doesn't matter if you’re a founder, investor, hacker or tech leader. Much more than just on-stage interviews, Disrupt is where you’ll find your place - be it among the renowned Startup Battlefield competition, a virtual Hackathon, hundreds of startups or elsewhere.