Barcelona is the world’s most popular international conference city, according to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). Several international congresses and fairs, as well as hundreds of tech events covering interesting topics for startups, are held every year in the city.
From videogames to big data, from design to IoT, having top conferences in Barcelona helps give access to business, potential partners and the latest trends and knowledge. Find below a list of the main events you can’t miss.
- Mobile World Congress
- Smart City Expo World Congress
- IOT Solutions World Congress Barcelona
- Big Data Congress
- NiceOne Barcelona
- E-show Barcelona
- Europen Blockchain Convention
More events and networking activities can be found at Barcinno, the collaborative platform sharing the news, knowledge & events of Barcelona’s startup, tech and innovation communities.
Catalonia Trade & Investment organizes annually in Barcelona the Investment Forum, a place where local startups from Barcelona and Catalonia meet with international and national investors, present their ideas and engage in dynamic networking.
The startups that participated in the last editions (2009-2018) raised €261M from business angels, venture capital funds and public institutions. They are a great representation of the Catalan startup ecosystem and its growth over the last years in raising capital investments. Take a look at the 2019 edition here.