European Tech Events & Conferences in 2020

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

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E-Commerce Berlin Expo

Berlin   February 13  

Europe's premier B2B Expo & Conference for e-commerce service providers.

Why you should attend

With more than 7000 expected visotors, 2020 is set to be a great year for this fast-growing conference. Come for the inspiring talks and valuable insights of the B2B world, stay for the community of diverse, forward-thinking people.

TechChill

Riga   February 20  

TechChill is the place to meet the most relevant investors, learn about the industry trends and gain visibility within and beyond the Baltics.

Why you should attend

TechChill celebrates the best of the Baltic startup community by annually bringing together 2000+ attendees, including the fastest-growing startups, most innovative corporations, investors active in the region and talented tech enthusiasts. If you're interested in the Baltic startup ecosystem, this is the place to be.

4YFN

Barcelona   February 24  

4YFN is an event of MWC Barcelona made up of a combined attendance of over 100,000 tech-centric visitors aiming to connect and advance in business.

Why you should attend

Being an event inside another, bigger event, can have its downsides and upsides. In the case of 4FYN, most of it are upsides. This conference brings together an insane percentage of the Barcelona startup community, and puts them all together in one place, under the roof of the reknowned MWC Barcelona event. 100,000 tech visitors and counting...

The UX Conference

London   March 2  

Join The UX Conference and meet speakers with experience working in Abstract, Transport for London, OpenTable, The Paciello Group, Nike, 1Password, Government Digital Service, Airbnb, Shopify, InVision, DuckDuckGo and others.

Why you should attend

The only design-centric conference to make it to our list, this two-day event is a must. Insightful talks on day 1 and hands-on workshops on day 2 – short & sweet. Plus excellent prizes to win from our partners. 14 speakers and 300 guest. Small, cozy and everything UX.

Internet World Expo

Munich   March 10  

Internet World Expo is an information platform for every trader who wants to secure the future of their business through digitalization.

Why you should attend

Exciting exhibitors and special lectures, held by the stars of digital trade, and many hands-on lectures. There's also a trade fair, in which you'll learn how to better prepare your e-commerce business, stationary trade or omni-channel business for the future.

Polar Bear Pitching

Helsinki   March 12  

Polar Bear Pitching helps you crystallize your message and The stage could not be any cooler, literally: a hole cut through the ice in the frozen Baltic Sea.

Why you should attend

Now this is a unique event –– the kind renowned for both how crazy and effective it is. Come for the plunging and one-of-a-kind pitch competition, stay for the after swim activities, world class workshops and inspiring talks.

Paris Blockchain week Summit

Paris   March 31  

Paris Blockchain Week Summit brings together 1,700+ entrepreneurs, investors and medias from all over the world to talk about blockchain and cryptocurrency in order to make France the first G20 country to create a business-friendly environment for this rapidly growing ecosystem.

Why you should attend

If you're passionate about all things Blockchain, this event is a dream come true. 2500 attendees, 130 speakers and 100 media partners, all focused on the Parisian and European blockchain ecosystem.

Arch Summit

Luxembourg   April 1  

Arch Summit is a B2B Expo & Conference for e-commerce service providers connecting tech startups and scaleups with corporate decision-makers.

Why you should attend

Arch delivers a dynamic two-day programme of keynote speeches, tailored meetings, startup pitches, master classes, industry roundtables and two floors of cutting-edge exhibitions. Join founders, industry leaders, investors, policymakers and tech experts and help shape the future.

Seedstars Summit

Lausanne   April 3  

Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Seedstars Summit is its flagship conference.

Why you should attend

The Seedstars Summit brings together the most progressive startups and makes it possible for them to connect. Join investors, a community of your peers and even potential employees, and change the future of your company for the better. If you happen to be a tech-centric individual that just wants to meet some awesome people and even look for new career opportunities, you'll also have one hell of a time at this conference.

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.

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 reknowned 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.

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.