10 European tech-related events to attend in 2022

February 15 2022

As more and more people are being vaccinated, we are excited to see events returning to real people gatherings again. Of course, online conferences did the trick during the pandemic, but we can’t wait to meet people face to face again.

In this article, we share the list of the top 10 European tech conferences to attend in 2022.

1. MWC Barcelona

28 February – 3 March 2022
Barcelona, Spain

MWC Barcelona is the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies and trailblazers share the latest thought leadership about the progression and future of connectivity. And it’s the best place for networking opportunities with mobile and tech industry influencers.


2. Cloudfest

22 – 24 March 2022
Europa-Park, Germany

CloudFest is the #1 internet infrastructure event in the world, connecting the global cloud computing industry: you’ll form the partnerships that help you reach your business goals, and have a great time doing it. CloudFest returns to deliver an even bigger, more engaging live event experience that will surprise longtime attendees and first-timers alike.


3. JAX Hybrid

2 – 6 May 2022
Mainz, Germany

For over 15 years, JAX has been providing valuable, practical know-how about the world’s most popular programming language. Learn from leading experts how to make your Java projects a success.


4. Devoxx

11 – 13 May
London, United Kingdom

Devoxx UK is a 3-day conference where developers come together to explore the latest technology advancements and fascinating ideas, with some of the most inspiring speakers in our sector. Diverse, local and global talent introduce the newest and most vital content from the development world.


5. TNW Conference

16 – 17 June 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TNW Conference is a 2-day technology event in the greater Amsterdam area, where industry leaders and tech enthusiasts alike come together, to explore how tech will shape the world of tomorrow.



14 – 15 September 2022
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Big Data Expo is the first platform to unite supply and demand of the big data sector. The only event in the Benelux that specifically addresses every aspect of data management.


7. IOT Tech Expo

20 – 21 September
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

IOT Tech Expo will cover two days of top-quality content and innovative thought leadership discussions encompassing the IoT ecosystem. The event will explore the latest developments, innovations, and best practices within the Internet of Things and the impact it has on industries.


8. Dutch Design Week

22 – 30 October
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Dutch Design Week (DDW) is not your typical tech event, but since WAES is from Eindhoven we didn’t want to let this one go by unnoticed. DDW is the biggest design event in Northern Europe that presents work and ideas of more than 2600 designers to more than 350,000 visitors from home and abroad. DDW concentrates on the design of the future and the future of design.


9. Web Summit

1 – 4 November 2022
Lisbon, Portugal

Web Summit brings together leading speakers, tech’s biggest companies, and top media outlets. The conference’s topics center on internet technology, emerging technologies, and venture capitalism. Web Summit’s partners range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, with attendees representing all levels and sectors of the global high technology industry.


10. Slush

17 – 18 November
Helsinki, Finland

Slush has grown from a 300-person assembly to a community of true global magnitude. The mission of Slush remains the same: to create and help the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs.


This article is written by Rik Staals, for the WAES Medium blog.