11 SaaS Events & Conferences to Attend in 2022 - UserActive

11 SaaS Events & Conferences to Attend in 2022

As 2021 comes to a close, we are looking forward to the new year and new opportunities. In 2022, there will be so many conferences and summits to attend it can be hard to know which ones to choose. To help you out, we have made this list of 11 SaaS events to attend in 2022. Each conference or summit is marked as in-person attendance, virtual attendance or both, along with their location and dates.

1. 4YFN

Dates: February 28th – March 3rd, 2022

Location: Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

In-person & online

4 Years From Now is the startup event of the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, GSMA MWC. The great thing about entrance this year is that they are combining the tickets to also include MWC Barcelona. This way, you get access to two events! This event is great for Startups, Investors, Corporations and Institutions for making connections and gaining access to ideas and potential collaborations. The themes for 2022 include Founders, Tech Humanism, Funding & Corporate Venturing and Creative Minds. Barcelona is Europe’s 5th biggest start-up hub and in 2019 there were over 23,000 attendees and of those attendees, 950 were investors and 8,000 were CEOs. Startups, this is the conference for you! Don’t miss out

Tickets start at €699 +VAT, more information can be found here.

Inside 4YFN

2. Collision Conference

Location: Toronto, Canada

Dates: June 20th – 23rd, 2022

In-person

Collision is the place to be making connections within the tech space. Although it has a more general tech scope, it is still an amazing opportunity for networking for your SaaS company as they are expecting around 33,000 attendees in 2022. HuffPost said Collision is “a global gathering of provocative ideas, brilliance, and investment dollars.” With speakers ranging from Canadians like Ryan Reynolds and Seth Rogan to tech giants such as Dan Schulman of PayPal and Nikolay Storonsky, Founder & CEO of Revolut, you will definitely get your money’s worth. Do not miss your opportunity to be a part of this conference, Exhibition Floor tickets are already sold out!

Tickets start at CA$446 including taxes, more information about tickets can be found here.

Trailer for Collision 2022

3. Digitale Leute Summit

Location: Palladium, Cologne, Germany

Dates: November 15th – 16th, 2022

In-person

Digitale Leute is Germany’s leading conference where Tech, UX & Product collide. In German, Leute means people, and that’s exactly what this conference is all about- digital people. Here you will be able to network with Software Engineers, Designers, Product and Digital Managers. Over two days, top-level speakers will share their expertise and insights into the tools and methods of professionals developing digital products.

Tickets start at €599 + fees and taxes. You can find all of the details here.

Digital Leute 2019 Recap

4. Dublin Tech Summit

Location: RDS, Dublin, Ireland

Dates: June 15th – 16th, 2022

In-person

DTS will be returning in 2022 with a live, in-person format after two years of digital-only events. Dublin is a big tech hub, and DTS has been rising in popularity to become one of the fastest growing B2B tech events in Europe. There will be over 200 speakers and 8,000 attendees, offering a fantastic opportunity to connect with tech experts from all over the world. Expect to hear from some great leaders in the SaaS area in 2022. Previous speakers have included Nikolay Storonsky, Founder & CEO of Revolut and Natalia Williams, Chief Product Officer of Mailchimp.

Super Early Bird tickets are on sale for €190 until January 31st, 2022. You can find out more about ticket options here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PVKPlkILZA&t=20s
Dublin Tech Summit Promotional Video

5. SaaS Connect

Location: Bespoke Events, San Francisco, USA

Dates: April 27th – 28th, 2022

In-person

The SaaS Connect conference for this year was rescheduled from November 2021 to April 2022 due to COVID-19, but the good thing is that their early-bird ticket sales reopened! One great thing that this conference offers is access to their Slack community which is 4,000+ strong so that you can start making connections before the actual conference. All of the SaaS Connect tickets include a year-round, paid Executive Membership (which is usually $249/year) to the Cloud Software Association, with all the benefits included. The conference itself offers opportunities to network, learn and make business deals. There will be SaaS experts of all kinds, such as marketing and business development experts. Don’t miss your chance to attend SaaS Connect.

Tickets start at US$449 + taxes/fees, and you can find all the ticket prices here. Early-bird sales end on February 28, 2022.

SaaS Connect Event

6. SaaStock

Location: Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Dublin, Ireland

Dates: October 17th – 19th, 2022

In-person

SaaStock is a great place to connect with a global SaaS community. Over 5,000 SaaS founders, executives and investors are estimated to attend in 2022. This is where SaaS leaders come together to learn from each other, get leads, make business development opportunities and connect with like-minded peers.

Right now they have Super Early Bird Tickets available, but for a limited time only. Tickets start at €563.06 (excluding VAT +23%) and don’t wait, tickets are limited and selling out. Find out more about tickets here.

UserActive’s Peter Loving speaking at SaaStock 2019

7. SaaStr Annual

Location: San Mateo County Events Center, San Francisco Bay Area, USA

Dates: September 13th – 15th, 2022

SaaStr offers 50+ hours of actional content and tactical takeaways with 300+ speakers from leading SaaS and Cloud companies. They have dozens of workshops and you can even pitch your startup live at their new pitch stage! Over10,000 Cloud and SaaS Founders, VCs, and Executives will attend in 2022, and the neat thing about this conference is that it is outdoors festival style. The event takes place over 3 full days with hundreds of workshops and thousands of mentoring sessions. Another great aspect of SaaStr is that they have a big focus on creating an inclusive Cloud and SaaS community. Over 60% of speakers were women and multicultural speakers at each SaaStr Annual since 2018. With so much to offer, you won’t want to miss this event.

Earlybird team tickets start at US$618.17, and you can find more information on ticket options here.

SaaStr Promotional Video 2022

8. Slush

Location: Helsinki Expo and Convention Center, Helsinki, Finland

Dates: November 17th – 18th, 2022

In-person

Slush has grown to be the largest single gathering of venture capital in the world. With over 1,700 investors attending, it is a great place to be if you’re looking for investors. These investors range from VCs to angels, CVCs, and LPs who are all looking for the next big thing to invest in. In 2021, some of those investors included Accel and Backed. This event is founder-focused and is a great place for startups to be.

Tickets aren’t available yet, but you can pre-register now to be invited to their “Slush Secret Sale” where they offer a limited batch of tickets at a discounted price. Keep an eye out for when their tickets become available.

Inside Slush – Source Julius Konttinen

9. SXSW

Location: Austin, Texas, USA

Dates: March 11th – 20th, 2022

In-person and online

SXSW is a diverse event taking place in Austin, combining tons of creative minds in one place. The event focuses on the most important breakthroughs in technology, film, culture, and music. Here you will find opportunities to brainstorm, network and make career-enhancing connections. Themes of the 2022 conference include The Power of Inclusivity and We’re All Connected. You can read more on the themes for 2022 right here.

The tickets start at $399 + tax for the online pass, and $1195 for tickets of the next tier. The ticket prices will be increased at 11:59 pm PT on January 13, 2022, so buy early. You can get your tickets here.

Zoe Saldana speaking at SXSW 2019

10. TECHSPO London

Location: Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel, London, United Kingdom

Dates: September 1st – 2nd, 2022

In-person

Developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and more gather at TECHSPO London to share ideas, make connections and showcase the next generation of technology & innovation. Exhibitors include people from all different tech realms: SaaS, Internet, Mobile, AdTech and MarTech. Whether you’re seeking inspiration or education, Techspo London is a hub full of press, investors and tech enthusiasts. The great thing about TECHSPO is that they offer events in several cities across the world, such as Vancouver, Chicago, Dehli and Dubai. You can find the whole list of TECHSPO events here.

Tickets start at 15£ for the super early-bird tickets. More information on ticket prices can be found here.

TECHSPO London – Source techspolondon.co.uk/

11. SaaSiest

Location: Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden

Dates: April 20th – 21st, 2022

In-person

In 2021 they hosted an online event, but this year they’re coming back with an awesome in-person event! This event is particularly for SaaS professionals in the Nordics, bringing together a powerful community of CEOs, founders and professionals. This two-day event will be packed with knowledgeable speakers including Aaron Ross, Louise Barnekow, and Alexander Theuma. Here you can expect to have engaging discussions, get inspired and walk away with knowledge and ideas that you can start using in your business right away!

Two-day group tickets start at €449, and if you have 3 or more attendees in your group, the group tickets start at €399. Lastly, you can purchase or read more about ticket options on their website.

Source: SaaSiest.com

Wrapping Up

Thank you for reading our list of 11 SaaS events to attend in 2022! We hope that this gives you some guidance when considering which events to attend in the coming year. Let us know which events you are looking forward to, or are planning to attend in the comments, and don’t forget to check back here at UserActive for more informative content every week.

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Sarah Stratton

Sarah manages the social media at UserActive as well as other marketing activities. She also writes blog content for UserActive.

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