Top tech conferences remaining for tech/SaaS companies in 2022
Many startup events in North America are back to in-person this year, but virtual and hybrid versions are still scheduled. Whether you’re looking for mentors to seek coaching from, need to know more about strategies and financial resources to grow your business, want to meet and network with like-minded people or simply want to catch up with new trends, there is a lot going on in startup ecosystem. To help you avoid going through long lists, we have rounded up seven of the best entrepreneurial events in North America.
Date: 14 & 15 June
Best for: Networking within SaaS ecosystem
SaaS is a fast changing and very competitive environment, so in Future of SaaS Festival you can learn either from bigger names such as Amazon and Google or your successful peers in startups, get customized answers for your specific questions and even be part of a solution to the most common issues founders have faced. At Future of SaaS Festival, you could connect with like minded people all across the globe.
Date: 20-23 June
Best for: Connecting with bigger names
Collision or as Politico put it, “the Olympics of tech” is one of the most famous events to bring together the leading companies in tech and media every year. Here you could learn about tech related topics from the experts who have themselves faced similar challenges and successfully tackled them, generate leads with relevant businesses and provides you exposure to the big names in media such as Bloomberg, Financial Times and so on. Even if you work in an industry other than tech, technology is already an integrated part of it and Collision gives you the opportunity to network and become part of this amazing community.
Date: 16 & 17 November
Best for: scaling up your Canadian based startup
Want to meet with SaaS executives, entrepreneurs, founders, and investors? SaaS North probably brings the biggest in-person SaaS community together in Canada. Besides networking and learning opportunities, if you think it’s the time for your business to scale up, you could meet mentors and financers to explore your alternatives and get the resources you need.
Location: Virtual and in-person in Boston
Date: 6-9 September
Best for: networking globally
Inbound gathers more than 70,000 attendees globally and gives you the opportunity to network, share experiences and learn from startup founders and business leaders. Big names such as Brian Halligan, Founder and CEO of HubSpot, Kaitlin Bellay, Head of Channel Marketing for LinkedIn, and Tim Stokely, Founder and CEO for OnlyFans share their insights.
Location: Bay Area
Date: 13-15 September
Best for: pitching investors
Workshops, 1000+ networking opportunities, tech leaders’ speech, no paid content and 750+ investors, make this festival-style SaaS event one of a kind. Co-founders, CEOs and senior managers of big tech companies such as Google, Vimeo, and many more have contributed as speakers before. If you’re determined to take your business to the next level by leveraging connections with like-minded entrepreneurs, mentors and investors while playing games and partying, don’t lose SaaStr this year.
Location: San Francisco
Date: 18-20 October
Best for: learning about trends and disruptive innovation
You’re a founder of a tech startup who have just started your journey with big visions for the future? Disrupt’s stage is where Mark Zuckerberg, Benioff, Musk, Kalanick, Mayer, Dorsey and many other startup stars have been on. At Disrupt you could learn about emerging tech, trends and what is currently relevant. It’s also a great opportunity to make connections with different people from founders to investors in tech ecosystem.
Best for: subscription SaaS businesses
If your startup’s growth depends on subscription, managing customer relationship is a must to maintain a healthy cashflow and decreasing acquisition costs plays an important role in the growth of your business. At Recurring Revenue you’d learn about strategies and tactics to find supplementary revenue streams, upsell new solutions and how to succeed through data-driven marketing. This is the biggest conference about subscription SaaS and if your business model falls in this category, then Recurring Revenue is a must attend event for you.
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