11 SaaS Events & Conferences to Attend in 2023 - UserActive

11 SaaS Events & Conferences to Attend in 2023

As 2022 comes to a close, we are looking forward to the new year and new opportunities. In 2023, there will be so many conferences and summits to attend it can be hard to know which ones to choose. Last year, many conferences came back in full force after a few years out of order due to Covid-19. We made this list of 11 SaaS events to attend in 2023 to help you find the best conference or event for you to attend.

1. 4YFN

Dates: February 27th – March 2nd, 2023

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 the entrance 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 2023 include Founders, Creative Minds and Investment & CVC. Barcelona is Europe’s 5th biggest start-up hub and in 2022 there were over 61,000 attendees. Of those attendees, over 600 were investors and 8,000 were CEOs. Startups, this is the conference for you!

Tickets start at €799 +VAT, more information can be found here.

2. Collision Conference

Location: Toronto, Canada

Dates: June 26th – 29th, 2023

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 35,000 attendees in 2023. HuffPost said Collision is “a global gathering of provocative ideas, brilliance, and investment dollars.” With previous 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!

General attendee tickets start at CA$495 plus tax, more information about tickets can be found here.

3. Digitale Leute Summit

Location: Cologne, Germany

Dates: November 7th – 8th, 2023

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.

Early bird tickets start at €299. You can find all of the details here.

4. Dublin Tech Summit

Location: RDS, Dublin, Ireland

Dates: May 31st – June 1st, 2023

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 risen 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.

Early Bird tickets are on sale for €235 until January 31st, 2023. You can find out more about ticket options here.

5. SaaS Connect

Location: Bespoke Events, San Francisco, USA

Dates: April 19th – 20th, 2023

In-person

SaaS Connect 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$549 + taxes/fees, and you can find all the ticket prices here. Early-bird sales end on January 1st, 2023.

6. SaaStock

Location: Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Dublin, Ireland

Dates: October 16th – 19th, 2023

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 2023. 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 €699 (excluding VAT +23%) and don’t wait, tickets are limited and selling out. Find out more about tickets here.

7. SaaStr Annual

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

Dates: September 6th – 8th, 2023

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! Over 10,000 Cloud and SaaS Founders, VCs, and Executives will attend this year. This festival is unique in 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.

Team Pack tickets start at US$619.97, and you can find more information on ticket options here.

8. Slush

Location: Helsinki Expo and Convention Center, Helsinki, Finland

Dates: November 30th – December 1st, 2023

In-person

Slush has grown to be the largest single gathering of venture capital in the world. Over 2,600 investors attended in 2022, making it 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.

Pre-register now for Slush 2023 tickets!

9. SXSW

Location: Austin, Texas, USA

Dates: March 10th – 19th, 2023

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.

Platinum tickets are $1395, and you can get your tickets here.

10. TECHSPO London

Location: Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel, London, United Kingdom

Dates: August 31st, 2023

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.

11. SaaSiest

Location: Slagthuset, Malmö, Sweden

Dates: April 18th – 19th, 2023

In-person

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 April Dunford, Elena Verna, and Johnny Warström. At SaaSiest, 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!

Early bird SaaS Company tickets start at €399 and you can purchase or read more about ticket options on their website.

Wrapping Up

Thank you for reading our list of 11 SaaS events to attend in 2023! 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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