Tech is probably one of the fastest-growing industries today. With so many changes and developments, it’s always good to stay connected with new developments and innovations. And why not dabble in a bit of networking with other tech enthusiasts while you’re at it?

For 2024, we created a list of the most exciting upcoming tech conferences you just can’t miss. Use the Booking.com for Business tool to book your whole corporate trip from start to finish and enjoy the conferences with zero organisational stress of.

1. MWC Barcelona

26 - 29 February

Join the MWC conference in sunny Barcelona and dive into topics like how 5G shaped our tech and the future of 6G, as well as discovering how tech influences the sports sector, sustainability and more.

Fly in through the main airport in Barcelona and while not at the conference venue, explore the city’s many incredible sights, including the Basílica Sagrada Familia, and various examples of beautiful Gaudi architecture.

2. Finovate Europe

27 - 28 February

This conference takes a look at how technology meets finance and is catered specifically to people working in banks and other financial institutions.

With experts and senior keynote speakers taking the stage to discuss the future, you’ll leave this conference ready to tackle any financial problem you might encounter.

Finovate Europe will take place in London, between 27 and 28 February. This hub of innovation is easily reachable via the city’s six airports.

3. Google Cloud ‘24

9 - 11 April

Spanning three days from 9 to 11 April, the Google Cloud conference will see a multitude of workshops and presentations about the future of AI and will take place in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.

Register at Next ‘24 and discover innovations in AI, learn how to be the best executive you can be, and listen to keynote speakers give inspiring speeches.

Fly in through the Harry Reid International Airport.

4. AI Expo

12 April

Join this one-day event in Austin, Texas, and go in-depth to learn more about the hottest subject in tech today: AI. Hear about the direction in which it’s going, when we’ll reach the destination and how best to utilise AI within your business.

This event will host over 150 exhibitors, 19 sessions and will have over 2,000 attendees to brainstorm and network with. Fly into Austin through one of its three airports and stroll through the Zilker Metropolitan Park while you’re not at the conference.

5. TECHSPO Technology Expo Chicago

22 - 23 May

Celebrating its 10th edition in 2024, TECHSPO is a global tech show with events that take place all around the world, with locations including New Delhi, Singapore, Toronto and London.

The event we recommend in particular will be hosted in Chicago between 22 and 23 May. Exhibitors specialising in Digital Marketing, AI and IT have participated in the past, so you know that your time here will be full of interesting insights and networking in AdTech, MarTech, Mobile and Internet.

Arrive at this conference via either one of Chicago’s two major airports and – when you’re not out meeting new tech contacts – take a stroll around the city’s Millenium Park or visit the fascinating, natural history-focused Field Museum.

6. VIVA Technology

22 - 25 May

Taking place in Paris between 22 and 25 May, the VIVA Technology conference is geared towards start-ups and small businesses. Learn how to kick off your company and how to help it grow to its full potential with a broad selection of conference workshops.

But don’t worry: this summit will have a bit of everything for everyone, as it will host over 500 speakers and over 2,800 exhibitors.

You can reach this impressive conference via one of the three main airports in Paris and spend a few lovely nights in the City of Lights.

7. Dublin Tech Summit

29 - 30 May

Enjoy one of the coolest tech events on the 2024 calendar at the Dublin Tech Summit. In addition to the amazing workshops, keynote speakers and presentations, there are also great networking opportunities including after-work drinks with some of the biggest names in tech today, like the COO of Ikea, Tolga Öncü.

You can fly in via the main Dublin airport and, when you get a moment off from the Summit, visit the world-renowned Trinity College.

8. AWS Summit

26 - 27 June

In this free event powered by Amazon, you can network with business leaders, participate in exciting workshops regarding cloud technology, and choose from over 220 sessions centred around innovative technology.

Since it’s based in Washington DC, you can reach this event via one of the city’s three main airports.

9. Black Hat USA 2024

3 - 8 August

An event centred around cybersecurity, Black Hat USA is an event that takes place in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay between 3 and 8 August.

With offshoot events held all over the world, you can choose your favourite destination and participate in the event wherever you fancy. However, if Sin City is your jam, fly in through one of its four airports and enjoy your stay to the max.

10. SaaStr

10 - 12 September

SaaStr is a conference with a festival feel to it, SaaStr making it the perfect place to both learn and network in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. With a focus on SaaS (Software as a Service), you can dive deeper into this subject with your peers and industry leaders. While you’re here, opt for the conference’s valuable mentorship programme.

The event will take place in California’s San Francisco Bay Area, between 10 and 12 September. You can reach the technology convention via one of three nearby airports. And while you’re in San Fran, take some time to visit local landmarks like the incredible Golden Gate Bridge or the infamous, historic Alcatraz prison.

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