Thursday, January 28, 2016

What Tech Events Are This Year

Tech events are going on all the time and there are literally hundreds to choose from, if you want to keep up with the latest's tech trends, info, people and basically stay well inside of the Tech-Loop you need to be going to the right ones or at the very least following them live online as they happen.  

See my list of recommended Tech events for 2016 to help you filter out the clutter and give your event experience that added value.

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1. CES170,000 attendees come to Las Vegas, NV to meet 3500 exhibitors to find the most innovative technologies coming out.  CES is the must-go event for any serious Tech networker. 
(No Longer Available > CES January 6th 2016. Price Range $600-$1400

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2. Startup Grind - Startup entrepreneurs and influencers gather in Palo Alto, CA for the global conference to find out the latest developments that have been made, this is a must if you want to meet the up and coming all stars and the movers and shakers of Silicon Valley. (Click to buy tickets > Startup Grind February 23rd 2016. Price Range $345-$425)

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3. SXSW - Located in Austin, TX and is one of the biggest events on this list as it provides a massive trade show for exhibitioners to network and pitch their socks off. 
(Click to buy tickets > SXWX March 11th 2016. Price Range $395-$1575)

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4.TechCrunch Disrupt - The world's leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies, at TechCrunch Disrupt you will find a gathering of the best and the brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers and tech fans.  This is always top of my list for events to attend as you're surrounded by some of the worlds greatest minds.  There are 2 events in 2016 which both run over 3 days. 
(Click to buy tickets > TechCrunch Disrupt New York May 9th-11th  San Francisco September 12th-14th.  Price Range $997-$1795)

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Marc Benioff CEO of during a Q&A at Dreamforce San Francisco 2013

5. Dreamforce 2016 - If you want to gain more understanding in cloud technologies and focus on data analysis and the impact of optimized sales cycles then get yourself over to San Fransisco, CA. 
(Click to buy tickets > Dreamforce 2016 October 4th 2016. Price $999)

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6. Web Summit - Described as one of the best conferences of all time, located in Lisbon Portugal and now bringing in over 42,000 attendees for one of the biggest tech events you will ever go to. 
(Click to buy tickets > Web Summit November 6th. Price TBD)