The biggest tech conferences in the world In 2023

The year of 2022 gave us a welcomed sight to behold as bustling technology trade show floors returned, mostly reverting back to their traditional in-person iterations after an extended period of hybrid mode.

As the pandemic began, virtual conferences provided technology executives with a way to stay connected. Event organizers blended their formats so that they could cater to both in-person and digital attendees’ needs.

Now and going forward, conferences will attempt to draw in-person participants looking for chances to network, acquire conference swag, and explore captivating locations.

Join fellow industry professionals in the hustle and bustle of an amazing, energizing event that will invigorate both your professional career and enthusiasm.

United States of America

CES 2023

5 – 8 January – Las Vegas, Nevada

CES 2023 promises to be one of the most monumental tech events ever! Attendees will discover thought-provoking talks on various topics such as 5G, self-driving cars, space technology and digital marketing. They’ll also gain insight into some of the latest trends surrounding internet of things (IoT) and food technology. With a congregation of world’s leading influencers in this field all under one roof – you won’t want to miss out on this momentous expo!


10 – 19 March – Austin, Texas

Immerse yourself in a journey of discovery and innovation at SXSW – the leading tech summit for creative industry professionals. This year’s incredible lineup includes keynote speakers like Barack Obama, Olivia Wilde, and Esther Perel to share their insights on topics such as climate change, culture, film design and more! Whether you’re looking for inspiration or opportunities to connect with other leaders in your field – this is the perfect event for ambitious individuals seeking new connections, ideas and knowledge.

RSA Conference 2023

24 – 27 April – San Francisco, California

From April 24th to 27th, 2023, the world’s top security conference will be held in San Francisco. Spend three days discovering innovation and trends within the security industry through interactive Learning Labs and training sessions. Engage with prominent players from all aspects of the sector during these activities taking place on-site!

ODSC: East

9 – 11 May, 2023 – Boston, Massachussetts

The Open Data Science Conference is an incredible two-day experience filled with industry leaders discussing the rapidly advancing fields of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science, big data open source tech and machine learning. Attendees have had the opportunity to gain valuable insights from renowned businesses like Microsoft and Salesforce on the future of technology.

Black Hat USA 2023

5- 10 August, 2023 – Las Vegas, Nevada

With Black Hat USA 2023, you have the unique opportunity to gain invaluable insights and knowledge into cyber security from industry-leading professionals. Whether you decide to join in person or online, get ready for a vast array of lively sessions and presentations along with countless chances to network – this is an event that should not be missed!


Mobile World Congress (MWC)

27 February – 2 March – Barcelona, Spain 

MWC is the must-attend event for anyone interested in the future of connectivity. This year, influential keynote speakers and exhibitors such as Orange Group’s CEO, Telefónica’s Chairman and CEO, and Ericsson Group’s President/CEO will be present! Don’t miss out – secure your ticket today to explore groundbreaking developments related to blockchain and robotics!

Viva Technology

14 – 17 June – Paris, France

As Europe’s largest and most influential tech event, Viva Technology reached a staggering 400 million people worldwide in 2022. With powerful industry leaders from companies such as Ethereum, Snap INC, Binance, LinkedIn attending this year’s conference – it is the perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs to make their mark on the startup scene. Networking with like-minded professionals while learning about valuable insights into technology trends of tomorrow makes Viva an absolute must-attend event!

Dublin Tech Summit

15 -16 June – Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Tech Summit is rapidly becoming one of Europe’s biggest B2B technology gatherings. DTS draws high-level executives from influential global companies, providing the perfect chance to take your business or venture even further. Last year boasted renowned speakers representing esteemed organizations like Google, Zoom, MIT and AWS – just to name a few! If you want an opportunity to reach out on a broader scale for your business then Dublin Tech Summit should be part of your plans this year.

AI & Big Data Expo

26- 27 September – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Get ready to explore the impactful outcomes of automation and machine-learning with CTO’s, Heads of Innovation, IT Directors, developers, governments and venture capitalists at this year’s AI & Big Data Expo in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities! The jam-packed two-day agenda will be filled with engaging case studies that are sure to drive progress for your business.

Web Summit

13 -16 November – Lisbon, Portugal

The New York Times has proclaimed it “the grand gathering of the tech industry’s most prominent players.” Tech pioneers from Apple, Facebook, Spotify and more have attested that this is one of the premier technology conventions worldwide. Every year a whopping 70,000 people and businesses come to see what it’s all about. This event must be seen by anyone involved in fintech, SaaS, fashion tech or energy — you won’t want to miss out!

Middle East and Africa

Future Sustainability Summit

16 -18 January – Abu Dhabi, UAE

Are you ready to discover new ideas and deepen your knowledge? By attending this summit, tech industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and those interested in the future of sustainable development can access stimulating conversations with expert panels and symposiums. Take advantage of this chance to learn more about how technology will drive global solutions for a brighter tomorrow!

LEAP 2023

6 -9 February – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The LEAP event this year is a must for any modern professional, with over 500 leading experts in the fields of smart cities, energy, creative economy and health tech ready to share their knowledge. Our carefully curated lineup promises an unforgettable experience – West Ham United, Flutterwave and Coinbase will be there alongside other renowned industry leaders. For those wanting a more personal touch from one of the world’s most iconic sportsmen we have Roberto Carlos too!

Africa Tech Summit

15 -16 February – Nairobi, Kenya

If you are a business person or entrepreneur looking to make your mark in the African tech industry, then this is where you need to be. This year’s Nairobi event promises an abundance of tech-driven opportunities; from mobile operators and fintech companies, all the way to app developers and crypto ventures! Don’t miss out on networking with leading players within Africa’s thriving technology ecosystem.


16 -20 October – Dubai, UAE

For the past four decades, GITEX has been uniting tech industry pioneers from across the globe. Far more than just a trade show, this institution serves as an inspirational platform for digital transformation around the world. Attendees of 2020’s event can anticipate to be enlightened about sustainability, 5G progressions, mobility advancements and beyond!


19 – 20 October – Johannesburg, South Africa

Get ready, innovators! TechSpo is coming to Johannesburg in October 2023 for an unforgettable experience of the latest innovations through IoT, adtech, martech and SaaS. This is one part of a global event series — don’t miss it! Developers, brands marketers, technology providers and designers alike are invited to attend this groundbreaking exhibition celebrating breakthroughs across industries. Join us as we explore the future of tech together!

Asia Pacific

Tech Innovation Summit & Awards

8 – 9 March – Singapore

At Gulf Xellence’s Tech Innovation Summit & Awards in Singapore you’ll be able to learn all about blockchain, crypto, NFTs, AI and metaverse technology! Last year was a fantastic success with renowned personalities like Ronaldinho Gaucho or Kevin Kuranyi in attendance. With an online as well as an on-site version available this time around – it would simply be remiss not to come along for what is sure to once again prove a fascinating occasion!

WOW Summit

29 – 30 March – Hong Kong

Come join hundreds of change-makers, innovators, and entrepreneurs from around the world at WOW Summit Hong Kong in March. This will be one of the most influential Web3 and blockchain tech events to ever take place in this region! Don’t miss out on an opportunity to network with experts and government officials while learning about the latest developments within these fields. Mark your calendars now for a thought-provoking event that you won’t want to miss!

Latin America

Web Summit Rio

May 2023 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Have you heard about Europe’s much acclaimed tech event – Web Summit? If not, now is your chance to experience it in one of the world’s most mesmerizing countries: Rio de Janeiro. Come May 2023, more than 15 thousand attendees and 500 investors will be present with 700 startups showcasing their innovative products. With South America being on an upward technological trajectory, this is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists alike to get ahead of the curve!