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The 12 Top Tech Conferences and Events You Can't Miss in 2022

November 29th, 2021
How is your agenda for 2022? Are you looking forward to listening to the most exciting tech gurus and getting to know tech professionals like yourself?

In 2021 we got used to the uncertainty. Specially when it comes to events. Will it be on-site? Will it be remote? 🤔

But here it is - the year 2022 is here, hopefully we have passed the worst part of the pandemic, and gathering with other IT professionals and enthusiasts will feel safe and possible again.

If you consider attending an exciting tech event during 2022 (and you definitely will after reading this article!), you need to plan it ahead, right? Especially for those who require a trip to the other side of the world ;)

So, not to sound overwhelming, but there are hundreds of events coming soon. The IT area is growing and evolving so fast!

Guaranteeing the safety of participants according to COVID measures, many events are happening in-person, some are going to be hybrid, and the others online. To help you out with a choice of the best events to attend, we prepared a list of top tech conferences on different topics for the upcoming year.

In this list, you'll certainly find one (or more) tech conferences and events that suit your interests!

CES 2022

Las Vegas, January 5-8

Fascinated by innovations? Meet the most influential tech event! Consumer Electronics Show is one of the largest technology trade fairs, assures to bring the industry back together to experience the next generation of innovation.

You will meet more than 1100 companies from all over the world that will present the latest in digital health, automotive tech, NFTs, smart home, gaming, food tech, and more.

The topics on the agenda are 5G, IoT, automotive, blockchain, robotics and machine intelligence, immersive entertainment, health and wellness and many, many others. The slogan of the conference is "Beyond the everyday" - so follow the innovation, follow the future, CES 2022 is welcoming!

Special Tips: CES prepared a selection of hotels with the best rates if you book early.

Cybertech Global TLV

Tel Aviv, January 25-27

Cyber is all around us - it's one of the most trending topics in tech. Do you want to learn about the most innovative approaches to cyber by some of the most prominent experts from the industry? The Cybertech conference offers a chance to do it!

Catch this event to meet all the key players from the cyber industry and be immersed in everything there is to offer. You will enjoy the perks of learning all about the technological innovations, threats and solutions to combating threats within the global cyber arena, all while learning and engaging in conversation with the cyber geniuses.

Upcoming topics include critical infrastructure, insurance, retail, health and government, defense, R&D, manufacturing, automotive, and more.

Special Tips: exhibition visitor pass for 3 days is for free for those who register early 🤩 also the price of all passes is more expensive on-site, so if you plan to go, be sure to pay your ticket in advance ;)

Mobile World Congress

Barcelona, February 28-March 3

Connectivity is unleashed - MWC Barcelona is announced as the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. Creating a place to gather global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors, and content owners to discuss the progression and future of connectivity.

Do you want to be a part of this discussion? 😉 It will give you an awesome opportunity for network creation with the mobile and tech industry influencers, senior decision-makers, creators, and innovators in the industry!

The subjects of the conference are going to be CloudNet, 5G Connect, Internet of Everything, Fintech, Tech Horizon, Advancing AI.

Also, MWC is presenting its annual awards - The Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards, the industry’s most prestigious accolade, and will be celebrating the companies that are redefining what it means to be connected.

Special Tips: bnetwork, as an official accommodation agency of the event, offers up to 50% discount on booking, don't miss it ;)

Adobe DITAWORLD 2022

Online, March 15-17

Front-end developers and UX/UI designers, welcome to Intelligent Content for an Intelligent World, welcome to the world’s biggest DITA Online Conference for Marketing and Technical Communication Professionals!

This conference offers a program from the industry experts of Technical Communication and Marketing, DITA, Content Management, and Content Strategy. Real insights, best practices and hard facts, three days full of sessions, the world's leading companies and experts - all of that to connect the dots between Technical Communication and Marketing Communication, to understand how to develop intelligent customer experiences with intelligent content.

Special Tips: you can register for the conference for free with your Adobe ID ;)

Game Developers Conference

San Francisco & online, March 21-25

It started in the 80s as a gathering of 25 developers in a living room...

Today GDC is the game industry's premier professional event, championing game developers and the advancement of their craft.

If you are eager for the latest news of the gaming industry - this one is certainly for you! Throughout five days of education and networking, GDC brings the game development community together to exchange ideas, solve problems, and shape the future of the industry.

Join the team of programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, and business leaders who attend the event to be involved in the future of games 😉

Key features of GDC:

  • A comprehensive selection of lectures, panels, and roundtable discussions.

  • The newest tools and services of game development from leading tech companies: Amazon, Google, Intel, Nvidia, Epic, Oculus, and Sony.

  • Dedicated community spaces to take a break and meet new people in themed areas for playable indie games, retro games, alternative controllers, and more.

  • Two awards ceremonies recognizing the creativity, artistry, and technical genius of the finest developers and games: The Game Developers Choice Awards and The Independent Games Festival.

In addition, GDC hosts semi-annual installments of the GDC Masterclass program, which includes virtual workshops around some of the most important challenges of game development.

Special Tips: each year, GDC partners with a variety of organisations, and you may receive complimentary passes through those. Besides, GDC is usually announcing the Low Income Pass Lottery that gives an opportunity of having a pass free of charge as well. Keep up with the updates of GDC to catch the best opportunity!

SaaS CONNECT

San Francisco, April 27-28

A single event for SaaS companies, platforms, API services, channels, distributors, resellers, app stores, and investors, SaaS connect is a perfect place to connect the market and make the future come closer, presented and attended by SaaS partnership executives. Everyone you need to know is there!

To describe this conference in a few words, it is:

  • Focused on SaaS partnerships;

  • An instant network connecting over 400 SaaS partnership leaders;

  • Welcoming integrations;

  • Allows learning industry secrets from peers real experience.

If you want to scale your channel reseller program or you're wondering which integrations you should build for your SaaP app - you can't miss this event!

Special Tips: Early Bird tickets are on sale until the 28th of February. And to sweeten the purchase, Cloud Software Association added to all tickets a year-round, paid Executive Membership (normally $249/year) to the Cloud Software Association, with all the benefits included!

AI & Big Data Expo

Santa Clara (USA), May 11-12 // London, December 1-2

Are you an ambitious tech professional interested in artificial intelligence and the big data ecosystem? Then be sure to take part in this event! Here you'll have the chance to explore the latest innovations, implementations and strategies to drive businesses forward.

Over 5000 participants are expected to hear from over 230 speakers, so we suggest you not miss the opportunity to explore these innovative technologies and their impact on a range of industries.

Key topics include demystifying AI, creating an AI-powered organisation, machine learning, decision science, RPA and automation, infrastructure, platforms, ethics, data analytics, customer experience, computer vision, voice technology, NLP, chatbots in Santa Clara, and Business Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, AI Algorithms, Data & Analytics, Virtual Assistants & Chatbots in London.

Make sure to choose the site that suits you more ;)

Special Tips: free tickets to attend the Exhibition Floor in London event, and reduced prices for the other passes for groups (up to 40% off).

WomenTech Global Conference

Online, June 7-9

Female developers this one is for you!

Women to Tech Global Community - which includes more than 100 000 women, minorities and allies from 183 counties - brings you WomenTech Global Conference 2022.

This amazing network presents the WomenTech Global Conference along with the Coding Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling women's empowerment in tech through leadership development, professional growth, mentorship, and networking events.

WTGC will bring women in tech, minorities and allies from all over the world together through an interactive platform featuring live ceremonies, keynotes, engaging panels, breakout rooms, country & chapter leader sessions, networking with face-to-face sessions and technical workshops.

Over 500 speakers are going to inspire you with topics on Work (r)evolution, Tech innovation, and Purpose, Humanity & Collaboration. These include sessions​​​​ about Future of Work, Career & Growth, Company Culture & Leadership, Digital Marketing & Media, Software Engineering, Product, UX & Design, Emerging Technologies, EQ & People Skills, Society & Environment, Well-being & Mental Health, Cloud Technologies & Security.

Special Tips: participation is free of charge with a scholarship application which is going to be announced soon!

Cisco Live

Las Vegas, June 12-16

Do you work with Internet of Things, Security, Networks or Sysadmins? If so, this is exactly the tech event that you need to visit next year!

Leader in networking, Cisco is preparing the largest events in the IT industry, and 2022 is not an exception!

Why should you go? To learn about Cisco products, technologies and services, develop your network on exceptional sessions and meetings, explore the solutions and innovations, and connect with engineers and executives from Cisco!

Are you reading this article from the US? Join Cisco Live in Las Vegas in June, from the 12th to the 16th 2022. This event is going to provide you with education, connections, and inspiration, both in person and digitally.

Collision

Toronto, June 20-23

Get ready for one of the world's biggest tech conferences! Collision brings together the world's best speakers, tech leading companies and top media to lead you into the future.

If you want to get access to premium content, make valuable connections, learn topics from data science and content to auto tech and environmental sustainability, find the people and businesses relevant to you and generate valuable leads...

You definitely need to come! More than 100 hours and 30 different topics are waiting for you. 😎

Special Tips: save 50% on your ticket by acquiring 2 tickets for the price of 1 until the 16th of December.

Big Data Expo

Amsterdam, September 14-15

Big Data Expo is definitely the top big data event of the year. And as you may know, it is indeed the biggest collection of big data solutions.

What to expect?

Exhibitors here are going to present their products and services in regard to collecting, generating, analysing, optimising and applying big data. In a short time, you are going to have complete up-to-date big data knowledge. Not only that, it's a place to get direct insights from consultancy agencies, data analysis, data warehousing, big data search companies, privacy & security, infrastructure, cloud services and many other types of big data professionals and organisations.

Web Summit

Lisbon, November 1-4

Web Summit 2021 happened just a few weeks ago, and it has been a great success on its return to Lisbon after happening exclusively online in 2020.

And as you probably know, the edition of 2022 is already confirmed for November!

We are so thrilled! 🎉

The world’s largest tech conference with 4 days of sessions presented by the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of a state, and furthermore - alongside tech’s leaders and innovators - cultural icons to talk about how tech is influencing their fields.

To grow your network, to learn, be inspired and empowered, to follow the future of tech - these are just some of the reasons to come.

Special Tips: Early birds as usual get the best prices! Web Summit offers Women in tech tickets, 2 tickets for the price of 1 and developers tickets.

The 12 Top Tech Conferences and Events You Can't Miss in 2022: Final Thoughts

We hope you're tech excited about the upcoming year as we are! So many tech events and conferences to attend 🎉 Either if you're going only to events close to you or traveling to another continent to expand the network, or planning to only attend the online events - keep in mind our special tips so you can make the best of your participation! Leave a comment below the article to let us know which ones you are interested in and planning to go to. 😉

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