2019 Tech Conferences for Small Biz You Don’t Want to Miss

Attending conferences can be one of the best things you do for your business this year. Stay up-to-date on tech trends, hear from industry leaders and experts, and build your network. There are hundreds of tech conferences going on this year, but we’ve picked out a few across the US and internationally that might spark your interest. Let us know which ones you’re attending and maybe we’ll see you there!

Mobile Growth Summit

Date: 13-14 February
Location: San Francisco, CA

MGS is the world’s largest mobile growth conference and one you don’t want to miss! The Mobile Growth Summit  connects you and helps you learn from mobile growth and brand marketing experts who specialize in the areas of monetization, user acquisition, retention and engagement, and data science and analytics.

2019 Ourcrowd Global Investor Summit

Date: 7 March
Location: Jerusalem, Israel

If you were looking for an excuse to see Israel, OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit is the event for you. Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporations, and investors come from all over the world to network, learn, and do business. While mostly a forum for new tech startups to garner funding, any small business owner can benefit from the array of topics being covered this year such as “Hacked Cars, Stolen Identities, and Short-Circuited Pacemakers: Cybersecurity in a Connected World,” “OurCrowd University - Master Classes in Startups,” and “Top Ten Tech Impact Trends for 2019.”

Artificial Intelligence Conference: New York

Date: 15-18 April
Location: New York, NY

AI is dominating conference agendas this year. Learn all about how AI is helping organizations innovate and compete more effectively at the Artificial Intelligence Conference: New York. This conference can get a little technical, but if your business is developing or implementing artificial intelligence or machine learning, you should check it out.

B2B Online

Date: 29-30 April
Location: Chicago, IL

Now in its sixth year, B2B Online is where the top minds in manufacturing and distribution meet and learn, and build a true community. With an agenda dictated by leaders in the industry, the most disruptive digital and eCommerce content, B2B Online is designed to give you actionable insights to grow your business, faster.

With 1100+ B2B leaders exclusively in one place at one time, this is the only meeting place to shape the future of the industry.

Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit

Date: 29-30 April
Location: San Diego, CA

Data analytics are a trend you should definitely get on board with in 2019. Innovation Enterprise Summits is hosting their Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit which includes a wide range of topics related to analytics. The purpose of this conference is to bring statistical analysis, predictive modeling, text analytics, data mining, and machine learning techniques to forecast the future. This two-day event is packed with innovators and industry leaders, keynote presentation, and interactive breakout and discussion sessions. Confirmed speakers for this year’s event include Ramkumar Ravichandran, Google’s Director of Data Science and Analytics.

DIG SOUT Tech Conference

Date: 24-26 April
Location: Charleston, SC

At the DIG SOUTH Tech Conference, major brands like IBM, Salesforce, and Oracle connect with top tech leaders and entrepreneurs. This year’s theme is “What’s Your Story” and includes testimonials from experts on what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur and what’s the most important tech to adopt this year. Topics include “Business Growth Track | Adversity is Your Strength:  How Struggle Sharpens Your Ability to Innovate,” “Emerging Tech Track | Embracing the Bots: How Companies Are Using Machine-Learning to Empower Clients,” and “HealthTech Track | How to Finance Your Own Well-Being: New Challenges for a New Generation.”



Date: 25-28 June
Location: Washington, DC

Indentiverse is the world’s largest identity industry event with over 500 enterprises and 50 vendors. The conference this year includes over 200 session and 50 master classes to get you up to speed on digital identity, customer identity, identity security, privacy, and IoT device tech. With data security begin such a hot topic in business right now, you don’t want to miss this one!


Date: 10-12 July
Location Anaheim, CA

If you love video in your business or for personal entertainment, make your way to VidCon. This event is a community festival, creator conference, and industry summit. Sign up for the Industry Track for unapparelled access to industry leaders and experts. Learn best practices to successfully integrate video into your marketing and insight into the future of video and media. Access to the community and creator content is included, so once you get your fill of learning for the day, go and have some fun!


Date: 19-22 August
Location: Boston, MA

eTail is where top minds from the retail industry converge. Content is centered around eCommerce and tech to help your optimize profit. Attendees range from the Billion dollar club to start-ups and there is truly something for everyone.

Strata Data Conference

Date: 23-26 September
Location: New York, NY

Gather with the leading minds in technology and business to share best practices at the Strata Data Conference. Get a first look at emerging industry trends and insight to propel your business into the future. Topics include Data Science and Machine Learning, Streaming and IoT, Automation in Data Science, Security and Privacy, and more.

Inc. 5000

Date: 17-19 October
Location: San Antonio, TX

At Inc. 5000, get insights and inspiration from leaders of America’s fastest-growing private companies at the Inc. 5000 Conference. Featured speakers this year include Ben Chestnut, Co-founder, and CEO of Mailchimp, Dr. Brené Brown, Research Professor at the University of Houston, Joel McHale, Comedian and star of “Community,” and more.

SLUSH Helsinki

Date: 21-22 November
Location: Helsinki, Finland

SLUSH is one of the world’s leading startup events. This year the program promises to deliver the best hands-on advice from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Notable speakers this year include Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO at Amazon, Julia Hartz, Co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite, Katrina Berg, Chief Human Resource Officer at Spotify, Justin Rosenstein, Co-founder of Asana, and many more. SLUSH offers attendees a unique opportunity to engage with the tech community and reach global audiences. The conference is designed for companies at all stages of growth.

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