Tech Conferences

5 Noteworthy Tech Conferences for Women

When working in technology, it’s incredibly important to stay up to date with the latest developments and build new social networks. There are plenty of online communities to connect with, but it doesn’t mean that you should be stuck at home browsing the internet for the latest news and developments. In fact, one of the best ways to nurture new relationships and stay in-tune with the tech industry is to attend meetings and conferences.

If you approach these conferences with the right mindset, you’ll find that it’s much easier to digest all of the latest releases and industry developments, and you’ll also be able to connect with the people you meet online with in-person meetups. Socializing with like-minded professionals is a fantastic way to grow your knowledge and confidence when working in the tech industry, so here are a couple of upcoming tech conferences for women.


Yellow Conference

Los Angeles, CA

August 23rd – 24th, 2018

The Yellow Conference is made to empower creative and entrepreneurial women to become agents of good. You’ll be joining hundreds of entrepreneurial-minded women to discuss technology and business, and you’ll also be given hundreds of opportunities to network and grow your social reach.


The Women in Tech Summit: West

Denver, CO

September 15th, 2018

The Women in Tech Summit is coming to Denver, CO. This conference inspires and educates women in the technology industry, but it’s also a fantastic place for women to connect with others who are also a part of technology. There’s a fantastic mix of hands-on tech workshops, discussions and speakers that will help you advance your career and bolster your passion for technology. You’ll find countless networking opportunities and learn new things to take home with you.


Women of Color STEM Conference

Detroit, MI

October 11th – 13th, 2018

The Women of Color STEM Conference is a premier event that recognizes outstanding women in STEM fields across the nation. It’s a brilliant opportunity for professional development and networking, but also a great chance to recruit or be recruited by renowned companies. There are activities to spark interest and plenty of talks to stimulate your development in the tech industry.


Tech Up for Women

New York, NY

November 15th, 2018

Tech Up for Women is a single-day event designed to help women advance through the world of technology. It’s done by educating women, giving them a chance to network and also giving them the resources they need to grow their professional career. The event focuses on the latest technological developments and is designed to take the fear out of technology and empower women to embrace it.


Women of the Channel Leadership Summit East

New York, NY

December 3rd – 4th,  2018

Women of the Channel is a conference that is perfect for building solid business connections, while also inspiring women to embrace new possibilities in the world of tech and business. There are famous speakers from all different industries that attend this conference and you’ll receive guidance on how to navigate the industry as an executive woman.

Upcoming Tech Conferences That May Interest Beginners

Are you looking to work in the tech industry or simply a hobbyist with a lot of questions that you feel can be answered by experts at a conference?

Whatever reason for your interest in attending a tech conference, you’ve probably ended up here because you’re new to it and a bit apprehensive about showing up to an event having little knowledge of what goes on at these conferences. You worry about fitting in, networking, or simply maneuvering your way through the crowd.

The best advice would be to jump right in and attend as many as you can. Before you know it, you’ll be a seasoned conference attendee.

Here are some upcoming tech conferences that may interest you:

Web Unleashed 2017
When: September 25-26, 2017
Where: Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto

Are you a front-end developer or aspire to be one? If so, By attending Web Unleashed, you’ll get up-to-date on the skills to take you to the next level of your career. With two full days with four tracks and over 50 presentations, this will also be your opportunity to be around like-minded professionals to network and share ideas with.


When: Oct. 10–12, 2017
Where: Moscone Center West, San Francisco, CA

BoxWorks 2017 will be full of amazing speakers, sessions, and tracks to help you drive the future of your business. This is your chance to join thousands of developers, administrators, and business leads as they share ideas and inspire each other.


Cyber Security Chicago
When: October 18 – 19, 2017
Where: Chicago, IL

Learn from the cyber security industry’s top experts as they deliver insightful seminars on all aspects of cybersecurity and risk mitigation. Cyber Security Chicago 2017 offers IT and Security managers invaluable security insight from industry experts who will cover topics that will help you build a stronger defense against cyber-attacks. Learn how to educate your employees, recover your systems if they are breached, and protect your organization from cyber terrorism.


When: Nov. 6–9, 2017
Where: San Francisco, CA

Dreamforce is largest software conference in the world, making it the must-attend tech event of the year. It is four days that will transform your career through innovation and will connect you with your community of fellow Trailblazers. There will be over 2,700 sessions to help every role in every industry find success. It will also be your opportunity to get your hands on with the latest product innovations.


The Brand Safety Summit
When: November 16, 2017
Where: New York, NY

Brand safety is emerging as one of the most important issue media buyers are facing in today. The Brand Safety Summit is the premier event that brings together the industry’s decision-makers from top publishers, investors, technology developers, agencies and brand marketers address the challenges that media and marketing executives face when creating brand safe experiences. Attend and learn how to work toward solutions to digital media’s most challenging obstacles.

The tech world is fast-paced and broad. What do you specialize in? What conferences would most interest you?