Interesting upcoming conferences to follow in the tech startup world

Gartner Symposium ITxpo

Gartner Symposium/ITXpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives, providing a strategic view on the trends that shape IT and business. No other conference in the world attracts more than 24.000 attendees including 7000 CIOs. An edition of the Gartner Symposium ITxpo will be held in Barcelona on 6-10 November 2016.

Mobile World Congress

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is a combination of the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.[1] The event, initially named as GSM World Congress and later renamed as the 3GSM World Congress, is still often referred to as 3GSM or 3GSM World.

The Mobile World Congress will be hosted in Barcelona from 27 Feb to 2 Mar 2017.

Web Summit

Web Summit (originally Dublin Web Summit) is a technology conference held annually since 2010. The topic of the conference is centered on internet technology and attendees range from Fortune 500 companies to the world’s most exciting tech companies. This contains a mix of CEOs and founders of tech start ups together with a range of people from across the global technology industry, as well as related industries. Web Summit will take place on Nov 7-10 in Lisbon (Portugal)


South Summit is the leading startup conference in Southern Europe. A platform created with the aim to bring together startups, international investors and leading corporations in the search for innovation. South Summit takes places on Oct 5-7, 2016 in Madrid.
They are also running a Startup Competition

EmTech France 2016

EmTech is the most important conference worldwide for emerging technologies, the stage where the most innovative ideas converge. It is a place where the community of MIT Technology Review gather with the companies with the greatest outreach and the most relevant experts capable of transforming our society and the future economy.
October, 6 & 7th Quai des Savoirs, Toulouse
They also have reduced rates for students, through the registration platform.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *