Ultimate Guide To Top Tech Conferences 2020

Whether you’re looking to stay on top of emerging trends in your industry or simply looking to mingle with your peers, this blog is just for you. Check out this sortable list of 2020 telecommunications events, conferences and trade shows, which we’ll update regularly to include the most relevant tech events in the telecommunications field.

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2020 Telecommunications Events, Conferences, and Trade Shows

JANUARY 2020

Event Where? When? Info
CES Las Vegas, USA Jan 7-10 CES showcases more than 4,500 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers, and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more.
IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference Las Vegas, USA Jan 10-13 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, sponsored by IEEE Communications Society, is a major annual international conference organized with the objective of bringing together researchers, developers, and practitioners from academia and industry working in all areas of consumer communications and networking.

FEBRUARY 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Canto: Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition Varadero, Cuba Feb 2 – 4 CANTO is the leading authority in shaping information, communication and technology in the Caribbean Region and the Americas
MWC Barcelona Barcelona, Spain Feb 24 – 27 MWC is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology alongside today’s most influential visionaries.

MARCH 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies Denver, USA March 16 – 18 Back by popular demand for the 13th consecutive year, Cable Next-Gen Technologies & strategies is a two-day-plus event that takes a deep dive into the opportunities and challenges facing the cable industry and creates a roadmap for the industry’s future course.

APRIL 2020

Event Where? When? Info
SaaS Connect San Francisco, USA Apr 15 – 16 It is the single event for SaaS companies, platforms, API services, channels, distributors, resellers, app stores, and investors.
FTTH Conference Berlin, Germany Apr 21 – 23 With 3,300+ participants from over 100 countries, the FTTH Conference is the largest meeting place in the world for all broadband stakeholders
Red Hat Summit San Francisco, USA Apr 27 – 29 At Red Hat Summit, you can turn to the experts behind the code to help you find the answers you need to get to where you want to go. Because no one can do it alone—and open source means you don’t have to.

MAY 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Conecta Latam CDMX, Mexico TBD Conecta Latam’s agenda is focused on technology, business case studies, tackling all the main regional issues to help operators grow and move forward.
Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference 2020 San Diego, USA May 11 – 13 Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference 2020 gives product leaders the intelligence edge to clarify end-user priorities and guide business strategy.
ANGACOM Cologne, Germany May 12 – 14 ANGA COM is Europe’s leading business platform for broadband, television, and Online. It brings together network operators, vendors and content providers on all issues of broadband and media distribution.
Big 5G Dallas, USA May 18 – 20 The 5G Digital Series brings together inspirational leaders from the telecoms, vertical industries, technology providers, regulators, government and research communities to debate burning industry questions; from building, launching and managing robust next-gen networks to the new products and services they enable. Created for business leaders and innovators from the entire 5G ecosystem, register for the 2020 series now to uncover the answers to your business-critical questions.
LTV Conf San Francisco, USA May 18-20 LTV Conf 2020 will bring like-minded SaaS entrepreneurs, private and public companies as well as active investors from all over the world into one space to collaborate and take away meaningful connections and ideas to drive future growth.  This year’s speakers will share their knowledge in key growth areas such as marketing, scaling, tech, and entrepreneurship. Speakers include successful founders, serial entrepreneurs, and other industry leaders.
CiscoLive! Las Vegas, USA May 31 – June 4 Cisco Live is all about putting IT at the center of everything because when IT is empowered and celebrated, anything is possible. The annual customer and partner conference is designed to meet your needs and build the foundation for your digital future by providing you with education, connections, and inspiration. So, get ready to transform your career by learning directly from Cisco’s best and brightest.

JUNE 2020

 

 

Event Where? When? Info
Fiber Connect Nashville; USA Jun 1-3 Learn from industry leaders, strengthen strategic partnerships, and leave Nashville with the tools you need to advance your fiber networks, no matter which stage of deployment.
MVNOs Latin America Bogota, Colombia Jun 2-3 The Latam market offers little barriers to entry and strong demand where fixed-line infrastructure is poor making Bogota a thriving hub for business and expansion in the MVNO industry. MVNOs Latam gathers the who’s who of the industry to learn and network in one targeted environment. Learn and network with over 200 senior delegates and discover the possibilities.
Mobile 360 Series CDMX, Mexico Jun 2 – 4 Mobile 360 Series – Latin America convenes leaders from the tech ecosystem, mobile, government and industry to harness the power of technology as a means of creating a better future.
Digital Transformation World – TM Forum Copenhagen, Denmark Jun 16 – 18 After many years at the Acropolis in Nice, Digital Transformation World is heading to the fantastic European city of Copenhagen. Join thousands of peers from across the world to learn from the successes, failures, and the sheer hard work of those at the leading edge of business and technical innovation.
Webit.Festival Valencia, Spain Jun 17 – 20 Webit.Festival Europe is one of the world’s most attended large-scale events with delegates from all around the world. The numbers speak for themselves: over 12,000 attendees of which 70% C-Level coming from 118 countries, 450+ speakers, 500+ accredited journalists, 500+ investors.
CLOUD 2020 Honolulu, USA Jun 22 – 26 The International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD) has been a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of cloud computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of cloud computing. All topics regarding cloud computing align with the theme of CLOUD. 
4Front 2020 Denver, USA Jun 23 – 24 Join 1,500+ leaders and innovators in global connectivity, health, education and technology to decide the future of how we live, work, learn and play. Unlike other events that focus on one or two related verticals, 4Front is a cross-industry collaboration to exchange information, identify common problems and form new partnerships.

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JULY 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Future Festival: London London, England Jul 5 This one Day Accelerated Program is a trends conference combined with an innovation conference.
RISE Hong Kong, China Jul 9 People from the world’s biggest companies and most exciting startups come to Hong Kong to share their stories and experiences at RISE.
Future Festival: Chicago Chicago, IL Jul 19 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 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Gartner Catalyst Conference 2020 San Diego, USA Aug 24 – 27 Gartner Catalyst Conference 2020 will take a deep dive into technology trends and topics that are the most challenging and offer live content where attendees can ask questions and are able to proactively problem-solve with Gartner, their peers and solution providers.

Learn all about CableLabs Summer Conference last year!

SEPTEMBER 2020

Event Where? When? Info
IBC Amsterdam, The Netherlands Sep 11 – 15

The World’s Leading Media, Entertainment & Technology Show

BoS USA 2020 SaaS Boston, USA Sep 21 – 23 Join the world’s smartest software entrepreneurs for 3 days of learning, listening, and networking. Learn about scaling SaaS and Software businesses from expert speakers and smart attendees.

OCTOBER 2020

Event Where? When? Info
Broadband World Forum Amsterdam, The Netherlands Oct 13 – 15 Broadband World Forum will unify leaders from telcos and solution providers and enable you to upgrade, future proof and monetize your next-generation networks.

Did you miss SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2019? Read here all the best from last year. 

SCTE Cable-Tec Denver, USA Oct 13 – 16 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is the acclaimed event that fuses leadership, engineering, innovation, and deal-making that power the technological future of broadband telecommunications. Read our review from last year’s SCTE Cable-Tec here!
MWC Los Angeles Los Angeles, USA Oct 28 – 30 MWC Los Angeles is the must-attend event for everyone in the mobile industry – from C-level executives to VPs and Directors. According to their website, MWC Los Angeles will showcase how mobile is creating the connected life, transforming how individuals, businesses and entire industries communicate, interact and innovate.

NOVEMBER 2020

Event Where? When? Info
MEF20 TBD Nov 21 -23 MEF20’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.
AWS: Invent 2020 TBD Nov 30 – Dec 4 re:Invent will have more than 2,500 breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and builders sessions that cover AWS core topics and highlight the emerging technologies that are being developed.

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!

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