In this post, we bring you the top 5 tech events you can’t afford to miss across the world. With the 2018 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit coming up, we know the value of a fabulous tech conference. Been to some of these? Let us know what you learned, and don’t forget to sign up for the 2018 Summit!
This conference switches cities regularly, attracting a varied and supremely startup friendly crowd. With several unique events like thier famed startup battlefield to bring fame and fortune on the winner of the Disrupt Cup, and startup alley, a chance to hear from the latest and most brighteyed new companies, TechCrunch Disrupt is a great event.
Dec. 4-5 2017 Berlin, Germany.
SXSW is one of those events you have to experience at least once. This larger-than-life Texan bonanza is largely focused on interactive film, media, and music, but is a boon for technology surrounding those industries. With multiple tracks, SXSW Interactive shows off emerging technology to the hottest audience.
March 9-18 2018 Austin, Texas.
This conference is held in eight cities across North America, from Dallas to Miami, highlighting the best of their local ecosystems. With their angle on what they deem “Hero Companies”, aka those companies making an impact towards growth and sustainability, it looks beyond the flashiest new startups and recognizes many local upstarts.
Varying dates. Detroit, Toronto, Chicago, Kansas City, D.C., NY, Dallas, LA and Miami.
One of the oldest tech conferences, CES is essentially a tradeshow on steroids, and is the largest event of its kind. With thousands of exhibitions, 170K attendees, and everything tech from hardware to new tech delivery system, this event is a mainstay for conference junkies. It is closed to the public, so be sure to register.
Jan 9-12 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada.
This conference features the best of what the famous Israeli tech ecosystem has to offer, with 100 speakers, 70 exhibition booths and many more surprises, this high-energy one day event shines in the heart of the startup nation. Every breakthrough in AR/VR, AI, deep learning, MedTech/digital health and of course new Israeli darling Mobility Tech, the Summit is a remarkable event put on by equity crowdfunding leaders OurCrowd. Bringing a more international vibe, tiny seed stage startups share the spotlight with corporate giants in a delightful futuristic mashup. And unlike its counterparts, which can run upwards of $1,000, the event is entirely free. Apply here.
Feb 1, 2018, Jerusalem, Israel.