client guides · 15 Feb 2022 · Updated: 15 Feb 2022

15 Best Internet of Things Conferences and Events to Attend in 2023

Julia Rasich

Julia Rasich

Marketing Manager

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Analysts project the IoT market to grow at a CAGR of almost 25% by 2028, which means this technology will soon revolutionize the world. Knowing this, IT visionaries shouldn’t miss out on their chance to take a greater share of the market before everyone starts capitalizing on IoT. But how can you improve your IoT knowledge and start spotting trends?

While there are many online resources, nothing is better than learning from IoT experts in person. Offline conferences and expos offer valuable, hands-on experience from industry leaders. Besides attending keynote sessions, these events often also invite you to network with like-minded attendees and participate in workshops. 

We have prepared a list of top IoT conferences, expos, and summits in 2023 that will take place either online or offline:

IoT Solutions World Congress

When: January 31 – February 2, 2023

Where: Barcelona, Spain

Price: Full Congress Pass – €695, Daily Congress Pass – €400, Expo+ – €150,  Cybersecurity Congress Pass – €320, Cybersecurity Expo+ – €150

IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) and Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the world’s leading professional audiovisual (AV) and systems integration show, have joined forces this year to share digital transformation opportunities in numerous industries. The atmosphere will be full of valuable data since most of the speakers are senior-level executives, and 60% of attendees are key decision-makers. Connectivity is among the top five topics to be discussed, so stay tuned.

IoT Evolution Expo 2023

When: February 14 – February 17, 2023

Where: Fort Lauderdale, USA

Price: From $149

Another significant event in the IoT community, IoT Evolution Expo will bring together 7,000+ attendees and 300+ exhibitors to discuss and showcase the latest trends in the sector. Server providers, manufacturers, and enterprise owners are the focus of the summit. The agenda of this year’s event is quite diverse and includes 5G, the challenges of smart cities, Industrial IoT, and other topics.

Industry of Things World USA

When: March 19 – March 21, 2023

Where: San Diego, CA, USA

Price: Standard Event Pass – $2,549, Premium Event Pass – $2,749, All Inclusive Event Pass – $3,249

If you are searching for a conference devoted to IoT, then Industry of Things World USA is for you. Source knowledge from 49 industry experts, discuss new business and service models and discover new technical implementations by networking with peers. Last year, attendees met representatives from Boeing, Continental, AGCO, P&G, AirBus, StanleyBlack&Decker and other industry experts.

Future Urbanism Smart City Summit & Expo

When: May 10 – May 12, 2023

Where: Dubai, UAE

Price: TBA

Future Urbanism Smart City Summit & Expo Dubai gathers the world’s most influential urbanists from intersecting worlds of infrastructure, city planning, development, investing and technology to create livable cities of tomorrow. More than 15,000 professional visitors are expected, with over 150 exhibitors, along with high-level representatives from various cities and over 100 speakers, experts, and thought leaders.

Find out how IoT has shaped and will continue to reshape the way we live while also learning how to spot potential areas for improvement!

IoT Tech Expo North America

When:  May 17 – May 18, 2023

Where: Santa Clara, CA, USA

Price: TBA

Want to drive your business forward with IoT in North America? Visit Santa Clara or join online to discover what 250+ speakers have to share. Last year, attendees got to hear from experts at UPS, Mitsubishi, Momenta, W3C, and Halli Burton representatives. At IoT Tech Expo North America, you can also find out advanced IoT strategies, barriers to adoption, and transformation and digitalization trends.

IoT Week

When: June 19 – June 22, 2023

Where: Berlin, Germany

Price: TBA

IoT is the main topic of the IoT Week that will take place in Berlin later this year. Find out how IoT reshapes the notion of smart cities, industrial sectors, agriculture, and many other industries. 

Additionally, you will be able to spot emerging talent from those who participate in the hackathon or take part yourself. Other topics that you can learn about at this event are the advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Edge Computing, Extended Reality and Metaverse, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, and more.

Embedded Open Source Summit

When: June 21 – June 24, 2023

Where: Online & Prague, Chech Republic

Price: TBA

Embedded Open Source Summit will reveal insights about embedded IoT. Only best practices will be shared, making this summit a fantastic opportunity to learn about the nuances of working with resource constraints like Code Footprint Minimization, Sensor Interaction, Power Usage, Open Hardware Support, and Hardware/Software Tradeoffs for Acceleration Technologies. Speakers will also cover cybersecurity and safety considerations for systems not based on Linux.

BLACK HAT USA

When: August 5 – August 10, 2023

Where: Online & Las Vegas, USA

Price: TBA

Black Hat is a historical event that has been around for 25 years. The main focus of last year’s event was on cyber security in any sphere you can think of. 

At this event, you can learn what top leaders think about real problems and online and offline solutions. However, not anyone gets invited, so hurry up and request your spot.

Industry of Things World Germany

When: September 17 – September 19, 2023

Where: Berlin, Germany

Price: Standard Event Pass – $2,549, Premium Event Pass – $2,749, All Inclusive Event Pass – $3,249

Those who want to harness the power of the Industrial IoT application will never forget the Industry of Things World event, especially if they attended it in person. Those who come to Berlin will learn from 25 case studies and 20+ interactive workshops. On top of that, everyone has a chance to listen to almost a hundred industry-focused speakers, including Siemens, Smart Electronic Factory, Kamax, AWS, BAADER, and more. 

SIDO Lyon

When: September 20 – September 21, 2023

Where: Lyon, France

Price: TBA

SIDO gathers entrepreneurs who want to share their latest IoT, AI, XR, and Robotics solutions. Further, Europe's largest B2B showroom offers you 60 conferences to visit, where 180 speakers will contribute to developing the tech ecosystem across Europe. This isn’t only a great chance to boost your business and a unique opportunity to find new paths of digital transformation.

Applied Intelligence Live

When: September 20 – September 21, 2023

Where: Austin, USA

Price: TBA

This year, Applied Intelligence Live will unite with the AI Summit to bring attendees insights on these two major technologies at once. In addition, another major draw to this event is its speakers, including a Senior Innovation Manager from Volva, SVP and Strategist Planner from FedEx, Director of IoT analytics from Caterpillar, and others.

Excited? So are we!

IoT Tech Expo Europe

When: September 26 – September 27, 2023

Where: Online & Amsterdam, Netherlands

Price: Free

Powering the connected world with IoT – that’s what IoT Tech Expo Europe is all about. Find out best practices and innovations in manufacturing, transport, supply chain, government, legal sectors, financial services, energy, utilities, insurance, healthcare, retail, and more. Don’t just absorb the information but also network, gain personal AI-powered recommendations, and attend virtual one-to-one meetings. 

IoT Tech Expo

When: November 30 – December 1, 2023

Where: Online & London, UK

Price: Free

Speeches, exhibits, and sponsorship opportunities are all waiting for you at IoT Tech Expo. If you have a cutting-edge IoT solution, you may gain the interest of companies like Huawei, Dell, FairCom, Syniverse, Softserve, Truphone, Palantir, or other event investors. Besides, there will be 100 speakers, half of whom are of director-level or higher, meaning leadership insights are guaranteed.  

SIDO Paris

When: December 6 – December 7, 2023

Where: Online & Paris, France

Price: Free

SIDO Paris offers ultra-targeted and efficient professional meetings in the same vein as SIDO Lyon, which has brought together the IoT, AI, XR, and robotics ecosystems and manufacturing and service businesses for seven years. SIDO Paris aims to bring the tech and use cases event to Paris, as well as explore technology usage among decision-makers and operational professionals.

Summing Up

The Internet of Things is slowly but steadily conquering the world, and it’s just a matter of time before IoT technology will be present in every aspect of our daily life. Visiting any of these conferences and expos is your chance to get an “Early Bird ticket” to tech insights and competitive strategies that you can implement before others. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

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