• General

    • What is TNW Conference?

      TNW Conference is a 2-day technology festival that brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors and promising startups for two days of business, knowledge sharing and the best time you’ve ever had. Over the past 11 editions TNW Conference has grown from a 200-person event to one of the leading technology events, bringing together 15,000 attendees a day and 3,500 companies from all over the world.

    • Who can attend the event?

      Anyone 18 or older with a valid ticket is welcome. Full conference passes aren't transferrable between conference days.

    • What are the dates for TNW Conference 2017?

      In 2017, TNW Conference Europe will take place on May 18-19th in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

    • What time does the event start and finish?

      Opening Party // May 17th // 21:00 - 02:00
      Conference Day 1 // May 18th // 08:00 - 18:00
      Street BBQ Day 1 // May 18th // 18:00 - 22:00
      Conference Day 2 // May 19th // 08:30 - 17:30
      After Party Day 2 // May 19th // 18:00 - 00:00

    • Do you have food and drinks at the event?

      This year's food and drinks will be brought to you by a selection of the finest food trucks and street food carts that the Netherlands has to offer. You'll be able to purchase food and drink credits through our electronic wristband system at the event, but water will always be available for free.

    • Can I suggest a speaker for the conference?

      Yes, you can suggest a speaker before March 20th. See the Speakers page to submit a speaker proposal.

    • Will the sessions be live streamed from the event?

      Yes, a selection of the talks will be live streamed during the conference. The livestream will be accessible from the conference website once the event starts on May 18th. All talks will be recorded and made available to attendees after the event.

    • When will the speaker schedule be published?

      The speaker schedule will be published at least 1 month before the start of the conference.

    • Who can apply to volunteer?

      Volunteering possibilities is open to anyone over the age of 18 interested in tech, innovation, culture and of course fun! Click here if you would like to apply.

    • How can I become a sponsor and/or exhibit at TNW Conference?

      We’re glad you asked. Take a look at the Exhibit page or just send Markus an e-mail (markus@thenextweb.com) and he will get back to you.

  • Tickets

    • How can I get a ticket?

      You can purchase conference tickets via our website. Make sure to pick up your conference badge and wristband from one of the badge claim points to get access to the TNW Conference venues.

    • Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

      Yes, you can transfer your ticket to another person up until 2 days before the event through the order management link in your registration confirmation. Search for > Your registration to TNW Conference Europe 2017.

    • Can I buy a ticket now and choose the name of the person later?

      Yes, you can order tickets now and assign the names later through the order management link in your registration confirmation.

    • Is there a possibility to refund if I am not able to attend?

      If you let us know before April 1st we can refund the price of your ticket minus a €100 processing fee. After April 1st, we cannot process refunds, but you can still change the name on your ticket. You can find the option to do so in the order management panel, found in your confirmation email.

    • Can you deduct the VAT since you are selling within the EU?

      To comply with EU law (Article 53 & 54 of the VAT Directive, to be specific!), we must charge VAT in the country where the event takes place.

    • How can I get a letter of invitation for a visa?

      Send an e-mail to conference@thenextweb.com to ask for the documentation. We require you to have paid for your tickets before we send you an invitation.

    • Are there any discounts for group tickets?

      Yes, please check the 'groups' tab on our tickets page.

    • When is the latest I can purchase tickets online?

      Tickets for TNW Conference always sell out a few weeks in advance. Please don't wait too long with ordering your ticket if you are sure you want to participate. Ticket prices increase every two weeks until then.

  • Startups

    • How can I get a startup booth for my company?

      Each year we select a maximum of 300 startups to join our Startup program and get a booth to present in the business area on one of the two days of the conference. If you want to pitch your startup to investors, potential users and the media, please sign up for being part of one of our programs on the Startups page.

    • What are the dimensions and specifics of the startup booth?

      The booths are sized at 80cm width x 80 cm depth x 120 cm height, and include a high quality print of your logo, dedicated internet connection and a power plug. The booths aren’t sold separately, only as part of one of our Startup programs.

    • How many Startup booths will you have at the event?

      We cap the amount of Startups at 300, because our focus is on quality not quantity.

    • How can I meet investors?

      Our matchmaking app will make it very easy for you to check investors' profiles and request meeting with them. The app will be released 10 days prior to the event. Meetings will be take place at the 1-on-1 investor meeting lounge.

    • What is the deadline for closing the online applications?

      April 30th

    • Which of the four programs would my startups fall into?

      Our Startup Team will guide you through the application process and evaluate the best program for you during the interview, based on the level of development and industry.

    • How much are these Startup Programs?

      Prices vary based on which program your startup falls into. Please, keep in mind we work with a tier system - prices will increase the closer we get to the conference.

  • Venue

    • What is the address of the conference venue?

      In 2017, TNW Conference Europe will take place on May 18-19th at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. The full address is: Gosschalklaan 7, 1014 DC Amsterdam.

    • How can I best get there from Amsterdam City Centre?

      We recommend taking public transport around Amsterdam or an Uber.

    • Where is the lost & found area?

      Lost & found items will be taken to the Helpdesk next to the locker area.

  • Badge Claim

    • Can I share my ticket with someone else in between days?

      No, you will need to show a valid ID upon picking up your badge and wristband. Full conference passes can't be shared in between or during the day.

2016 aftermovie

A new age of tech events has begun

TNW Conference 2017 is set to be 50% bigger and 100% better. We look forward to seeing you there.