Your Guide to 2019 Telecommunications Events: USA and Europe

Are you looking for the top events for the telecommunications industry in 2019? We know that browsing thousand of web pages searching for the most comprehensive list of events can be overwhelming.

Worry no more! We’ve got you covered.

Subscribe to our blog and keep up with the latest telecommunications industry insights.

We have carefully compiled this listing of the most important, groundbreaking, and exciting events of the telecommunications industry (and a few great business ones as well!). So get yourself comfortable and start planning a  full year of networking and learning opportunities. 

January 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

CES

Las Vegas, NV

Jan 8 – 11

CES showcases more than 4,500 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers, and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more.

Future Festival: Orlando

Orlando, FL

Jan 17

A one-day Trends & Innovation Program that will train your team in the must-know consumer insights, trends and innovations surrounding your industry.

Cisco Live

Barcelona, Spain

Jan 28

Cisco Live delivers education and inspiration for technology innovators worldwide.

Vibrant Digital Future Summit        

London, England

TBD

The groundbreaking new conference for business leaders, innovators, and governments developing a brighter digital future in our rapidly changing world. It includes speakers from Microsoft, IBM, and other leading tech organizations

February 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

Mobile Growth Summit

San Francisco, CA

Feb 13

Mobile Growth Summit features the very best collection of Mobile Industry thought leaders from User Acquisition, Monetization, Engagement/Retention, and Data Science & Analytics.

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum

Phoenix, AZ

March 10

CIOs’ role has expanded from a deliverer of IT services to an executive business partner. The 2019 Forum will inspire CIOs, providing strategic ideas and tactical actions to address the challenges they’ll face in the new year.

Mobile World Congress

Barcelona, Spain

Feb 25

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital: Barcelona.

Mobile Innovation Summit

New York, NY

Feb 27

The Mobile Innovation Summit will focus on the developing landscape of mobile technology and how to best utilize this within the business. It will assess new strategies and look to the leaders of mobile to see how they are best using these to create better strategies.

March 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

Future Festival: Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

March 9

Join top innovators in Las Vegas for an epic exploration of trends and innovation.
85% rate Future Festival as the “best business event they’ve ever attended.”

Gartner CIO Leadership Forum

Phoenix, AZ

March 10

CIOs’ role has expanded from a deliverer of IT services to an executive business partner. The 2019 Forum will inspire CIOs, providing strategic ideas and tactical actions to address the challenges they’ll face in the new year.

Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies

Denver, CO

March 12

This Light Reading’s event helps you connect with 300+ attendees from across the cable industry to engage in conversations about the industry’s next steps.

R&D Innovation Summit

Chicago, IL

March 20

Bringing together leaders who have been implementing successful R&D, developing innovative programs and supporting their company’s future development.

Strata Data Conference: California

San Francisco, CA

March 25

A 4-day event focused on challenging problems, intriguing use cases, and enticing opportunities in data today.

Subscribe to our blog and keep up with the latest telecommunications industry insights.

April 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

NAB show

Las Vegas, NV

Apr 6

The vibrant marketplace for media, entertainment and technology professionals to discover new technologies, new connections and the ever-growing verticals of the global media business.

Dublin Tech Summit        

Dublin, Ireland        

April 10

Gifted minds behind some of the best Irish technologies, companies, projects, and communities gather in this event to step into the future of tech.

TED2019

Vancouver, Canada

Apr 15

A week to explore the most considerable and profound insights across all disciplines.

Wonder Women Tech        

Washington DC

TBD

This international conference highlights, educates and celebrates women and diversity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

May 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

TechDay NY

New York, NY

May 2

With over 35,000 attendees including investors, startups, reporters, and early adopters, come meet the entire New York startup community.

ONUG

Dallas

May 7

The focus for ONUG 2019 is building hybrid multi-cloud infrastructure to support digital transformation strategies.

TM Forum Live!

Nice, France

May 14

During four intensive days TM Forum Live! will address the hottest topics from network orchestration and automation, customer centricity, and analytics to the use of blockchain for OSS/BSS.

Big Communications Event

Austin, TX

May 6

Back for its sixth year, Light Reading’s Big Communications Event (or BCE) is the next-gen communications industry’s meeting point to discuss the major changes affecting its future.

COLLISION

Toronto, LA

May 20

Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit, gathering CEOs of top startups and enterprises.

June 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

London Tech Week

London, UK

Jun 10

A festival where creativity, talent, and innovation come together.

We’ll be sharing the latest conference news on social media. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn and don’t miss anything.

July 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

Future Festival: Chicago

Chicago, IL

Jul 18

A one Day Accelerated Program that brings Chicago innovators the best of our epic Future Festival – Trend Hunter’s multi-day trends, insight, and innovation mega event.

August 2019

 

Event

 

Where?

 

When?

 

Info

Singularity University Global Summit

San Francisco, CA

Aug 19

Where the world’s most innovative leaders gather to learn how emerging technologies are redefining business, society, and humanity.

VMworld US

Las Vegas, NV

Aug 26

Four full days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined business.

CableLabs Summer Conference

Keystone, CO

Aug 5

Focused on technology and strategy, this multi-day private conference is for CableLabs members and vendor exhibitors.
Read our recap from last year CableLabs Summer Conference here!

September 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

IBC

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sep 12

The World’s Leading Media, Entertainment & Technology Show

October 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

Atlanta

TBD

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is the acclaimed event that fuses leadership, engineering, innovation, and deal-making that power the technological future of broadband telecommunications.
Did you miss SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2018? Read here all you need to know before heading to Atlanta this year.

Mobile World Congress Americas

Los Angeles, CA

Oct 22        

MWC Americas is the must-attend event for everyone in the mobile industry – from C-level executives to VPs and Directors. According to their website, MWC Americas will showcase how mobile is creating the connected life, transforming how individuals, businesses and entire industries communicate, interact and innovate.
Read our review from last year’s Mobile World Congress Americas here!

.NET DeveloperDays

Warsaw, Poland

Oct 25

Architects, developers, testers and project managers using .NET are expected to join this massive event dedicated solely to application development on the .NET platform.

November 2019

Event

Where?

When?

Info

MEF19

Los Angeles, CA

Nov 18 -22

MEF19’s activities are designed to appeal to executives and other senior experts from communication and cloud service providers; enterprises; government organizations; network technology suppliers; systems integrators, open source projects, standards organizations; industry and financial analysts; investors; the press; and others.

DreamForce

San Francisco, CA

Nov 19

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in keynotes, hands-on training, get Salesforce-certified, and take part in 2,700+ sessions to help every role in every industry succeed — including sales, marketing, customer service, finance, retail, healthcare, and more.


This listing will help you navigate the massive tech events space and find the ones that best fit your professional objectives. We will be adding more relevant events and extra information on the places to visit near the venues, so make sure to check back often!

Subscribe to our blog and keep up with the latest telecommunications industry insights.

You may also like

Tech Conferences

Ultimate Guide To Top Tech Conferences 2020

Network Virtualization & SDN

Network VIRTUALIZATION & SDN AMERICAS: All You Need To Know

Remote SIM Provisioning

Key Concepts on eSIM and Remote SIM Provisioning

Menu