This article was published on June 9, 2013

Upcoming global Tech and Media events [Discounts]

Upcoming global Tech and Media events [Discounts]
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

Every month, The Next Web helps you keep track of interesting technology events around the globe by bringing you a list of upcoming tech conferences, meetups and get-togethers.

Have an event that you want the world to know about? It’s easy to do with TNW Market. Just sign up, submit your event and choose how you want us to help you get the word out.

*Denotes events organised by The Next Web.


*TNW Conference Latin America — 28, 29 August — Sao Paulo

Join The Next Web Conference in São Paolo this summer to do business, learn about the future of the web from international top speakers, and celebrate one of the fastest growing international innovation hubs in the world.


*TNW Conference NYC — 1, 2 October 2013 — New York City

We’re coming to America! After six years of organizing one of Europe’s largest technology conference, we’re flying across the pond to bring TNW to the USA. Join us in New York this October, and snag yourself a 2 for 1 discount ticket via TNW Market.


Startupbootcamp Open Pitch DayMultiple Dates – Multiple Cities

Open Pitch Days are informal events where startups can pitch their companies to Startupbootcamp and experienced mentors and receive instant feedback. The aim is to add value to all startups pitching, and to find top-notch startups relevant for the Startupbootcamp accelerator programs. The Open Pitch Days are therefore also used as part of our screening process. All start-ups should apply. If you are a mobility, connectivity or big-data Startup, we’ll have a closer look.

Please see the calendar on the Startupbootcamp site for a complete listing of events and their respective cities.


Velocity Conference — 18-20 June 2013 — Santa Clara, CA

O’Reilly Velocity is much more than a conference; it’s become the essential training event for web operations and development professionals from companies of all sizes. Join hundreds of your peers June 18-20 in Santa Clara, CA for three packed days dedicated to operations, web, and mobile performance.

20% discount to TNW readers when you use code TNW and sign up here.

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GEN News Summit – 19-21 June, 2013 – Paris

GEN News Summit isn’t your typical conference. Consisting of a dynamic programme including the Data Journalism Awards, The Drone Journalism Boot Camp, Startups for News, six workshops hosted by the ONA and the Editors Lab Hackathon. Editors-in-chief, newsroom decision-makers, data journalists, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs meet during a three day period to share their expertise on creating a better future for journalism.


AR Summit — 20 June 2013 — London

Now in its 3rd year, this one day conference & expo will provide a unique insight into the capabilities, innovations, successes and future direction of AR. This platform is designed to bring together the industry advocates, leading technology providers and innovative companies/brands looking to discover, explore and embrace the concepts AR brings.

Code TNWFRIEND gives a 20% discount.


DCONF — 27, 28 June 2013 — Milan

DConf 2013, the premiere International event involving key experts and opinion leaders in the area of SaaS (Software As A Service) business solutions.

At DConf 2013, Cloud computing is not a marketing Buzzword. It is instead the trigger behind a unique opportunity to connect face to face with experts, influencers, doers, adopters and business-visionaries in today’s bubbly SaaS arena.

The International guest speakers will share their experiences, success stories, business insights and case studies. Disruptive start-ups, Blue-Chip Corporate executives and financial investors will mesh their how-to’s and challenge the audience with their backgrounds, visions and beliefs.


Digital Domination Summit — 28 June 2013 — Online

Key speakers such as Tony Robbins, Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin and more will be featured via this online-only event that focuses on doing business in the digital world.


RAMP — 11, 12 July 2013 — Budapest

RAMP is an international tech conference on scaling engineering from 1 to 100 million, held in Budapest, Hungary on 11-12 July 2013.

This conference is for the deeply technical—those in the trenches of scaling systems who handle this kind of exponential growth, with speakers from companies like Yahoo, DropBox, Wrapp or Netflix.

We’ll learn from each other—both what we’ve done well and how we’ve screwed up. The goal is to showcase best practices, warn against potential pitfalls, and learn how to start building systems that will be easy to scale from the beginning.

ITX Asia 2013 — 11 – 13 September 2013 — Kuala Lumpur

ITX Asia 2013 will be the 2nd ICT & ERP Trade Exhibition serving Malaysia & the Asian region. It will be a platform of enterprises and the ICT to see the latest ICT showcase and trends as well as a networking avenue congregated in one place. The Industry keeps evolving and continues to captivate the enterprises of its latest innovations. ITX Asia 2013 will serve the purpose of meeting the objectives of participants of mutual interest pertaining to the subject of Information Communication Technology.


Leading In Local: SMB Digital Marketing — 11-13 September, 2013 — Austin,Texas

LEADING IN LOCAL: SMB Digital Marketing is center stage for the fast-changing, exciting SMB marketing solutions space, as digital innovations transform how SMBs attract, retain and upsell their customers. This event is focused on how the sales forces of Yellow Pages, independent sales organizations, search firms, newspapers, TV and radio stations and promotions companies are converging on independent SMBs, franchisees and regional groups.

Code TNW200 takes $200 off registration.


Apps World — 22-23 October 2013 — London

The flagship Apps World show will be returning to London for two days of engagement and high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries – mobile apps. Europe’s largest multi-platform app event will be taking over Earls Court 2 for a massive free-to-attend expo with over 8,000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, platform owners and industry professionals expected.

Code TNW20 saves 20% for TNW readers.


Pioneers Festival — 30/31 October 2013 — Vienna, Austria

Pioneers Festival gathers the tech scene – Startups, Founders, Hackers, Bloggers, VCs and Innovators, in fact the Troublemakers – from all over to inspire and be inspired. Set in the heart of Vienna, at Hofburg Imperial Palace, Pioneers Festival educates, entertains and inspires a new generation of Pioneers.


Leading in Local: Interactive Local Media — 10-12 December, 2013 — San Francisco

BIA/Kelsey’s LEADING IN LOCAL conferences are the definitive events on local digital advertising and marketing. Join us in San Francisco, Dec. 10-12, for LEADING IN LOCAL: Interactive Local Media (formerly ILM West), the original digital media conference focused on the interactive local opportunity. This event has consistently attracted the industry’s most interesting, innovative and inspired leaders for nearly 10 years.

Code TNW200 takes $200 off of your registration price.


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