Innovation conferences, events & shows 2023

Innovation conferences, events & shows 2023

After having attended a lot of online conferences for the past two years, everyone is pretty excited about reuniting again. Conferences, events and shows are the perfect context to learn, network, and enjoy. That is why today we share our top conferences and events about innovation. Here you can find venues from all over the world, as well as online events.ย 


ISE 2023

๐Ÿ“… When? January 31- February 3

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IT, IoT, technology..ย 

The main event for AV and systems integration, ISE brings together technology leaders from around the world, solution providers, and all manner of Internet of Things and technology experts.

IoT Solutions World Congress

๐Ÿ“…When? January 31 - February 2

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IoT, AI, cybersecurity.

Here you can explore the potential of new products, services and business models, all of them related to cutting-edge technology, such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence or cybersecurity, among others.


Mobile World Congress (MWC) and 4 Years From Now (4YFN)ย 

๐Ÿ“… When? February 27 - March 2

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IT, mobile, technology.ย 

The most important event on mobile and technology takes place in Barcelona.ย  Year after year, both MWX and 4YFN gather thousands of participants from all over the world and the most relevant digital companies. These events explore trends on technology, IT and all things digital and mobile.ย ย 



๐Ÿ“… When? March 7-8

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Ecommerce, marketing, machine learning, influencer marketing.ย 

If youโ€™re interested in the future of the ecommerce industry, this event is for you. This event is held in two different locations and dates โ€” Madrid and Barcelona. Topics like ecommerce, and marketing are the main focus, but you can also learn how to apply other topics โ€” augmented reality, machine learning, and big data, among others.

Hello Tomorrow Global Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? March 9-10

๐Ÿ“ Where? Paris (France)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, deep tech.ย 

Hello Tomorrow brings together founders and scientists from around the world to present the best scientific solutions from a wide variety of fields: from energy transition and clean mobility, through revolutions in the health sector, to sustainable food systems.

The Adobe Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? March 20 - 21

๐Ÿ“ Where? Online

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? UX, customer experience.ย 

The Adobe Summit focuses heavily on customer experience applied to any kind of sector and platform. This year, the summit will offer more than 200 sessions, including speakers from companies such as Adobe, Nike, American Red Cross, PRADA, Real Madrid, BMW, and more.ย 

Digital 1to1ย 

๐Ÿ“… When? March

๐Ÿ“ Where? Tarragona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Digital, mobile, entrepreneurship.ย 

This ensemble of congresses takes place in different cities and seasons through the year. You can either join the spring, summer or winter edition in different Spanish cities โ€” Tarragona, Segovia, and Barcelona, respectively. Participants include leaders and C-level executives from digital companies in any sector.ย 


Startup Congress Galiciaย 

๐Ÿ“… When? April 20 -21

๐Ÿ“ Where? Vigo (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Startups from all sectors, corporate innovation, open innovation.ย 

Startup Congress Galicia is organized by Laconnetwork, a major community for the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain. This event is held every year, and participants and speakers just keep getting better. Here you can learn from the best Spanish companies, from Estrella Galicia, Eroski, Abanca, and yes โ€” Corporate Lab. The congress includes spaces for startups as well as for large corporations.ย 

Advanced Factories

๐Ÿ“… When? April 18-20

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Industry 4.0, cybersecusity, robotics, digital manufacturing, 3d printing, and more.

One of the most important Spanish events on industry 4.0. Attending this event ensures a great experience throughout its conferences, networking, and activities. Here you can learn about processes and operations from the most relevant industrial companies, such as Siemens, Bosch, or Acciona.ย 

Running Remoteย 

๐Ÿ“… When? ย April 25-26

๐Ÿ“ Where? Lisbon (Portugal)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Remote working, work optimization, new tools and technologies.

Remote work is here to stay. While many companies adopted this way of working due to the covid-19 pandemic, many of them are staying with it and its many benefits. The topic itself deserves a standalone event. If you too are interested in learning more about how to improve your professional relationships, productivity and workload while working remotely, this one's for you.


โ€Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? May 22-24

๐Ÿ“ Where?ย Las Vegas (USA).

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Startups, IT.ย 

Garnet organizes this successful and insightful event year after year. As technology just keeps on growing and changing the way we live, Gartner holds this event to learn how to support this change and keep up with the tech pace.ย 

Dublin Tech Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? May 31 - June 1

๐Ÿ“ Where? Dublin (Ireland)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, IT, entrepreneurship.

The Dublin Tech Summit features more than 8,000 attendees and 200 speakers. This two-day event is becoming a must and is becoming one of the largest tech events in Europe. Here you will find C-level executives, leaders, and investors from all over the world and all kinds of sectors, all of them having in common their passion for technology.ย 


South Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? June 7-9

๐Ÿ“ Where? Madrid and Valencia (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IT, startups, digital transformation.ย 

The South Summit event features some of the most innovative projects from startups and entrepreneurs in the IT and tech sectors. Here you will network with the most outstanding IT professionals from the Spanish ecosystem, and you will gather insights from digitalization, mobile, and tech trends.

London Teh Week

๐Ÿ“… When? ย June 12 - 16

๐Ÿ“ Where? London (United Kingdom)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, IT, entrepreneurship.ย 

Continuing with the technology topic, the London Tech Week (LTW) features some of the major speakers in this matter. Here you can be sure you will get inspired and learn how tech can transform our way of living.ย 

Digital Enterprise Show

๐Ÿ“… When? June 13 - 15

๐Ÿ“ Where? Mรกlaga (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? 5G, IoT, industry 4.0., cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data analytics.

The Digital Enterprise Show (DES) features experts in digital transformation, digital economy, and more. Topics include 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), industry 4.0 or artificial intelligence among others.ย 


๐Ÿ“… When? June 14 - 17

๐Ÿ“ Where? Paris (France)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IT, startups, transformaciรณn digital.

VivaTech aims to be a catalyst for all the latest digital transformations and leading startups that change the world with their products. This event brings together 300,000 online attendees and almost 100,000 offline.


Impact Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? September 14

๐Ÿ“ Where? Online

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Entrepreneurship, corporate innovation, sustainability, climate change.ย 

Sustainability is also a key topic for society, and for innovation as well. If you are interested in this topic, you canโ€™t miss the opportunity to attend the Impact Summit. Leaders from European companies of all kinds gather to talk about their responsibilities on changing the future and shape an environmentally and socially responsible future.

The Future Festival

๐Ÿ“… When? Conference series all over the yeay

๐Ÿ“ Where? Online

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Ecommerce, marketing, business.ย 

The Future Festival tackles the topic of consumers and how they and their behavior changes over the years. This festival analyzes trends and shares tips and tools in order to keep your company, product, service or brand up to date, and aligned with your customerโ€™s changing habits.ย 


Global Robot Expo

๐Ÿ“… When? October 4 - 5

๐Ÿ“ Where? Madrid (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Robotics, artificial intelligence, tech innovation.ย 

If you are into the most sophisticated tech improvements, donโ€™t miss the Global Report Expo. Here you can learn about the last trends in robotics, artificial intelligence, and technology. The event features participants from more than 50 countries, C-level executives and business leaders, and connects them with clients and colleagues from all sectors.ย 

Think Innovate

๐Ÿ“… When? To be defined

๐Ÿ“ Where? Baltimore (USA)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, IT, operations.ย ย 

This emerging event about technology and innovation features more than 200 C-level executives and leaders from major corporations. If you want to learn about technology, operations and innovation applied to any kind of business, donโ€™t miss this event held in the metropolitan area of Baltimore and Washington.ย 

Valencia Digital Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? ย October 27-28

๐Ÿ“ Where? Valencia (Spain )

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, IT, startups, digital transformation.ย 

To find out how digital transformation will continue to change our lives, nothing better than attending the Valencia Digital Summit. Discover new products and business models and be inspired by its spectacular speakers.


๐Ÿ“… When? October 26-27

๐Ÿ“ Where? Madrid (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Ecommerce, marketing, machine learning, influencer marketing.ย 

If youโ€™re interested in the future of the ecommerce industry, this event is for you. This event is held in two different locations and dates โ€” Madrid and Barcelona. Topics like ecommerce, and marketing are the main focus, but you can also learn how to apply other topics โ€” augmented reality, machine learning, and big data, among others.



๐Ÿ“… When? November 13-16

๐Ÿ“ Where? Lisbon (Portugal)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Technology, innovation.

Originally held in Dublin and later moved to Lisbon, the Websummit brings together more than 70,000 people each year. Here you will find the main technological developments, some of the best speakers. For many, it is the largest technology event in the world.

Innovation Roundtable Spring Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? ย November 7-9

๐Ÿ“ Where? Copenhagen (Denmark)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Corporate innovation, intrapreneurship, open innovation.ย 

Officially back since the covid-19 break, this summit held in Copenhagen gathers more than 600 corporate innovators, from more than 250 of the most relevant companies worldwide. As you can imagine, the Innovation Roundtable Spring Summit focuses on corporate innovation, one of our favorite topics.ย 

The Innovation Impact Summit

๐Ÿ“… When? To be determined

๐Ÿ“ Where? Shenzhen (China)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Education.

The Innovation Impact Summit focuses on education, and its speakers come from some of the most prestigious universities worldwide. Here you can learn about the future of innovation and its impact on society through higher education.

Transformaciรณn Digital & Innovaciรณn

๐Ÿ“… When? To be determined

๐Ÿ“ Where? Barcelona (Spain)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? IT, startups, digital transformation.ย 

An enriching experience thanks to its participants and its different formats, with presentations, think tanks, round tables, and no commercial pitches.


๐Ÿ“… When? November 30 - December 1

๐Ÿ“ Where? Helsinki (Finland)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Corporate innovation, startups, digital transformation.

One of the most spectacular innovation shows, with more than 4,000 startups, more than 2,000 investors and up to 400 media involved. Slush talks about the entrepreneurial ecosystem, startups and digital transformation in all kinds of sectors.


Noah Conference

๐Ÿ“… When? To be determined

๐Ÿ“ Where? Zurich (Switzerland)

๐Ÿ’ฌ What? Sustainability.

One of the most relevant conferences worldwide, with speakers from leading companies, such as N26 or Flix among many others, to talk about sustainability. Theirย  premise is what the world needs to generate an impact is not more capital, but coordination and collaboration.


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