EventDescriptionDate – Location
The Business Show AsiaThe Business Show Asia is Asia’s premier event for business growth, innovation, and networking. Connect with industry leaders, discover cutting-edge solutions, and unlock new opportunities to elevate your business.Aug 28-29, 2024
Singapore
TechBBQTechBBQ is the leading startup and innovation summit in Scandinavia. It offers insights, strategies, and networking to drive entrepreneurial success.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Sep 11-12, 2024
Copenhagen, Denmark
DMEXCODMEXCO is the leading digital marketing and tech event, showcasing the latest innovations, trends, and networking opportunities in digital marketing and technology.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Sep 18-19, 2024
Cologne, Germany
Oslo Innovation WeekOslo Innovation Week is a premier event for innovators and entrepreneurs. It features insights, networking, and collaboration to drive global innovation.
Twitter / LinkedIn
Sep 23-27, 2024
Oslo, Norway
Bits & Pretzels Founders FestivalBits & Pretzels Founders Festival gathers startup founders and innovators to share insights, strategies, and networking opportunities to drive entrepreneurial success.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2024
Munich, Germany
The Business Show LAThe Business Show LA is Los Angeles’ leading event for entrepreneurs and business owners. It offers unparalleled networking, expert-led seminars, and the latest business solutions to drive growth and success.Oct 9-10, 2024
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Expand North StarExpand North Star, taking place in the international business and economic hub of Dubai, unites founders, VCs, ecosystem enablers and tech leaders from around the globe to secure business and investment deals, increase their partner networks and share knowledge.Oct 13-16, 2024
Dubai, UAE
GITEX GLOBALGITEX GLOBAL is the world’s largest tech event, bringing together global innovators, startups, and tech leaders to explore the latest technologies and drive digital transformation.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Oct 14-18, 2024
Dubai, UAE
Disrupt by TechCrunchDisrupt by TechCrunch is the ultimate tech event featuring startup pitches, cutting-edge innovations, and networking with industry leaders and investors.Oct 28-29, 2024
San Francisco, CA, USA
Web SummitWeb Summit gathers global tech leaders to explore cutting-edge innovations, trends, and networking opportunities in technology.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
Nov 11-14, 2024
Lisbon, Portugal
Going Global Live UKGoing Global Live UK is the ultimate event for businesses looking to expand internationally, providing insights, resources, and connections to enter and thrive in global markets.Nov 13-14, 2024
London, UK
The Business Show UKThe Business Show UK is the UK’s most prominent business event, bringing together innovative solutions, expert advice, and networking opportunities to help businesses thrive in a competitive market.Nov 13-14, 2024
London, UK
SlushSlush is a leading startup and tech event that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders to drive innovation, growth, and global impact.
Twitter / LinkedIn
Nov 20-21, 2024
Helsinki, Finland
sTARTUp DaysTARTUp Day unites startups, investors, and industry leaders to share ideas, strategies, and innovations driving the startup ecosystem.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
Jan 29-31, 2025
Tartu, Estonia
TechChillTechChill is the leading tech event in the Baltics, offering insights, innovations, and networking to drive the tech ecosystem forward.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Feb 5-7, 2025
Riga, LA, USAtvia
IoT Tech ExpoIoT Tech Expo explores the latest IoT innovations and applications, offering insights and networking for industry professionals.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
Feb 5-6, 2025
London, UK
SiGMA EurasiaSiGMA Eurasia gathers leaders in the gaming industry to discuss innovation, regulation, and market trends in the Eurasian region.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Feb 23-25, 2025
Dubai, UAE
4YFN4YFN connects startups with investors, corporations, and mentors to drive innovation and growth in the tech industry.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Mar 3-6, 2025
Barcelona, Spain
Hello Tomorrow Global SummitHello Tomorrow Global Summit connects deep tech entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders to explore cutting-edge innovations and solutions.
LinkedIn
Speakers
Mar 13-14, 2025
Paris, France
GITEX AFRICAGITEX AFRICA is Africa’s largest tech event, showcasing groundbreaking technologies, innovative startups, and industry leaders to drive digital transformation and economic growth across the continent.Apr 14-16, 2025
Marrakech, Marocco
Startup Grind Global ConferenceStartup Grind Global Conference is a dynamic gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators, offering unparalleled networking, insights, and inspiration for startup success.
Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
Apr 22-23, 2025
Silicon Valley, CA, USA
The Business Show MiamiThe Business Show Miami is Miami’s top business event, featuring industry leaders, innovative solutions, and valuable networking opportunities to drive business growth and success in a dynamic market.May 7-8, 2025
Miami, FL, USA
ViennaUPViennaUP is a major European startup event featuring diverse sessions, innovations, and networking opportunities to boost entrepreneurial success.
LinkedIn / Facebook
Speakers
May 8-16, 2025
Vienna, Austria
PodimPodim is the CEE region’s leading startup and tech conference. It features insights, innovations, and networking to drive startup growth and success.May 12-14, 2025
Maribor, Slovenia
GITEX EUROPEHosted in the innovation capital, Berlin, GITEX EUROPE is the most global, collaborative tech and startup event in Europe. It catalyses the tech ecosystem, sparking public-private synergies, and propelling Europe’s digital economy to new heights.May 21-23, 2025
Berlin, Germany

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What topics are typically covered at startup conferences?

Startup conferences focus on essential aspects of launching and growing new businesses, such as funding strategies, pitch development, and scaling operations. Discussions often include technological innovation, navigating regulatory landscapes, and network building with potential investors and partners. These events also emphasize entrepreneurial skills, market validation, and leveraging social media for brand visibility.

What is the most prestigious startup conference?

TechCrunch Disrupt is considered the most prestigious startup conference. Known for its Startup Battlefield competition, it attracts innovative startups, venture capitalists, and influential speakers from the tech industry. This conference is a significant platform for new companies to gain exposure, secure funding, and connect with mentors and potential collaborators, playing a crucial role in the trajectory of emerging businesses in the tech landscape.

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