tech · 20 Dec 2022

34 Mobile App Conferences to Attend in 2023

Julia Rasich

Julia Rasich

Marketing Manager

Illustration by Amir Kerr

Software development isn’t solely about writing code. Rather, it’s about using code to create a cutting-edge solution that will meet the users' demands. 

Today, keeping a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing industry like mobile apps is difficult since there is unlimited new information to learn from various sources. One good way to accomplish both of these tasks is attending a conference, where you can participate in panels, attend keynote sessions, and take workshops to get acquainted with the best practices, gain hands-on experience, and learn about the latest tech trends. 

The tech community has been missing in-person events for a while since most were canceled back in 2020 or were held online in 2021 and even in 2022. In 2023, offline mobile app conferences, sessions, and expos are predominantly back, which means that attendees have the chance to meet expert leaders, tech visionaries, and investors in person again. Further, these in-person events open up learning and networking opportunities that drive innovation.

From an array of fascinating events, which one should you attend? To help you choose, we have compiled a list of the top mobile app conferences.


iOS Conf SG 

When: January 12 – January 13, 2023

Where: Singapore

Price: Conference only – S$300, Bundle – S$380

The 8th edition of iOS Conf SG is a blend of workshops and conferences where experts explore the capabilities of Swift in the modern world. Workshops allow attendees to acknowledge vulnerabilities in iOS apps to further eliminate them and discover multi-platform development opportunities with SwiftUI. 

Two days of the conference are spent on valuable insights on best practices in Swift from Instagram, Deloitte, Stream, Allegro, and other major companies. A great way to discover pitfalls and new opportunities for your iOS applications is to attend this conference.


When: January 19, 2023

Where: Online

Price: MGA Member Pass – Free, Publishers and Developers Pass – $19.93

This event will bring together mobile thought leaders in the Web3 and NFT fields to flesh out the latest mobile trends in the space. MGS Web3 & NFT is dedicated to supporting the transformation of mobile growth communities from Web2 to Web3. Attendees can also get CEU credits toward professional certification, which can also double as perfect memorabilia.


Flutter Global Summit

When: February 7 – February 8, 2023

Where: Online

Price: For Senior developers, CTOs and Founders – $99, for Junior developers – free

If you’re eager to discover all about the latest updates in the Flutter ecosystem, Flutter Global Summit has got you covered. This online two-day event will immerse you into the world of cross-platform mobile development with 25+ speakers and 16 hours of tech talks.

The event is expected to welcome over 5,000 online participants from all over the world. The speakers will flesh out the tips on app performance, testing, back-end development and much more. 

DeveloperWeek 2023

When: February 15 – February 17, 2023 (SF Bay Area) and February 21 – February 23, 2023 (Virtual)

Where: Online & San Francisco, CA, USA

Price: OPEN pass – $100, PRO Pass – $695, or PREMIUM Pass – $895

DeveloperWeek is a significant event for everyone involved in software development, including IT companies, talents, visionaries, and investors. 8,000+ in-person and virtual attendees will spend six days in total participating in workshops, conferences, virtual events, and an expo. At the same time, this event will be the final stage of the challenge-driven hackathon, where talents of all kinds demo what they are capable of.

Conference attendees will be able to learn meaningful insights from experts about API & Microservices, AI & Machine Learning, JavaScript, Cloud Solutions, Leadership & Team Management for developers, IoT & Hardware, and many other topics.


When: February 21 – February 23, 2023

Where: Online & Orlando, FL, USA

Price: Virtual Conference Registration – $99, In-person registration – $1,199, In-person pass – $1,499

Featuring peer-to-peer learning, IMPACT 2023 offers five days full of Q&A sessions, keynotes, networking events and presentations.  Its in-person program will be limited to 50 attendees. Visitors can access live or pre-recorded sessions from top IT leaders from Zetaly, AWS, Cisco Systems, IBM, and other tech giants.

This conference's topics will revolve around Performance Engineering and DevOps, Data Centers, Security and Business Continuity, AI and Machine Learning, and Containerization and Cloud. Additionally, attendees will have a chance to network and discuss the enterprise with their peers. 

Mobile Growth Summit Las Vegas

When: February 22 – February 24, 2023

Where: Online & Las Vegas, USA

Price: Virtual Ticket – $19.93, MGA Member Pass – Free, Publishers and Developers Pass – $495

If you want to dominate mobile applications, MGS Las Vegas is your way to gain new insights into the following niches: mobile user acquisition, app monetization, user retention and engagement, and product development for apps. 

Further, the event will discuss mWeb3, NFTs, and payment processing trends, allowing you to stay up to speed. Learn from experts to leverage upcoming opportunities in the mobile gaming industry.

Flutter Heroes

When: February 24, 2023

Where: Online & Turin, Italy

Price: In-person Ticket – €199, Online Ticket – €19, Workshop Ticket – 348

Those who are into cross-platform software development shouldn’t miss attending Flutter Heroes, one of the major events in the mobile community. The event will help you get tactical on gaming and Firebase as well as get practical at the pre-conference workshops hosted on 23 February. The conference will be held at the Turin car museum, an inspiring venue for networking and knowledge sharing.

Mobile World Congress: Barcelona

When: February 27 – March 2, 2023

Where: Barcelona, Spain

Price: Discovery Pass – €799, Leader’s Pass – €2,196, or VIP Pass – €4,499

MWC Barcelona is gathering over 1,500 exhibitors and attendees from 150 countries to share their insights during keynote sessions and host hot discussions of top tech trends. 

At this event, you will source information from Microsoft, AWS, Intel, Samsung, Vodafone, Google, Meta, Cisco, IBM, and many others. What will they be talking about? 5G, Advancing AI, metaverse, FinTech, Internet of Things, and virtual reality in spheres ranging from healthcare to automotive.


Apprise Conference

When: March 23, 2023

Where: Oslo, Norway

Price: Conference ticket – KR 3,125

Apprise Conference is a must-see event for fans of offline summits and mobile development enthusiasts. This conference is a full-day event, with workshops the day before and an after-party. Attendees can learn new trends in iOS, Android and cross-platform development, mobile design and other topics.

The event will feature two simultaneous tracks – one for beginners and the other for more seasoned coders. So don’t forget to put the date in your diary to make sure you don’t miss the conference.



When: April 18 – April 19, 2023

Where: New York, USA

Price: Standart – $599 

A new kid on the block, NYSwifty will bring together 250 attendees and 17 speakers to talk about the latest advancements in Swift development. The first day of this small get-together will be dedicated to workshops where attendees can hone their Swift craftsmanship. The other two days will be all about discussions, networking, and communication.

DeveloperWeek Europe

When: April 26 – April 27, 2023

Where: Online

Price: Open Pass – €100, Pro Pass – €565, Premium Pass – €1,355

DeveloperWeek Europe, which attracts everyone from C-level executives to developers, covers the following topics: DevExces and DevLeads, AI and Machine Learning, JavaScript, Dev Innovation, API and Microservices, DevOps and Security, Cloud Native and Cloud Computing, and Containers and Kubernetes.

Interesting speakers are invited to speak at DeveloperWeek; for example, last year, specialists from AWS, Microsoft, and Capgemini were among the guests.


When: April 27 – April 28, 2023

Where: Paris, France

Price: Student – €70.80, Regular – €422.80

"The City of Love" is welcoming Android development admirers to visit a one-in-five event. Conferences, workshops, Makers Area, Partners Area, and parties – all await you at AndroidMakers.

Learn from speakers, find out about the future of Android, discover top development techniques, reveal the latest innovations in the sphere, and establish new partnerships. 

Deep Dish Swift

When: April 30 – May 2, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL, USA

Price: Waitlist

Deep Dish Swift is a brand new event for mobile developers from all walks of life and of all experience levels. The event will take off with a half-day of talks centered around indie development and continue with a track focused on Swift and iOS development. Attendees will listen to 14 talented self-made indie developers and Swift developers from Nike, Gusto, and other famous brands.


Swift Heroes

When: May 4 – May 5, 2023

Where: Turin, Italy

Price: In-Person – €249, Online – €29

Swift Heroes is an event with an international status that revolves around the Swift ecosystem. It will take place in person, with 700 participants attending the conference. The event will also broadcast live across the world for developers, designers, and project managers. Last year, the attendees listened to presentations from experts at Twitter, and this year’s edition will keep this bar high as well.


When: May 9 – May 12, 2023

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Price: The Full Appdevcon Experience Ticket – €840, Ticket for Individual Days/Sessions – from €230 to €470, Student Ticket – €85

With around 1,000 attendees, Appdevcon is a prominent event in the mobile app development world. Made by app developers for app developers, the event is packed with subject-based sessions on virtually all kinds of platforms — from Android and iOS to Windows and TV. Attendees are mainly from the European app industry and can showcase their apps, connect with professionals, listen to inspiring keynote speakers, and participate in interactive workshops.

Devoxx UK

When: May 10 – May 12, 2023

Where: London, UK

Price: £745

This isn't a mere conference to listen to the latest trends and then leave to think about how to implement them in your app. Instead, this is a place where you will be able to choose your specialty and gain practical experience. 

At Devoxx UK, you can source information throughout the conference, in hands-on labs, and even during lunch breaks when speakers devote 15 minutes to quick overviews on various topics.

MAU Vegas

When: May 23 – May 25, 2023

Where: Las Vegas, USA

Price: Marketer free, Agency – $1,795, Vendor – $2,295  

Learning and networking are two words to describe MAU Vegas, the world's leading mobile acquisition and retention summit. With AppsFlyer's sponsorship, the event will provide guests with an exciting experience focusing on hospitality, amenities, and networking. 

During previous years, visitors could get in touch with speakers from Spotify, Calm, Google, Reddit, and from other trendsetting companies. This year, 2,500+ mobile industry leaders will be there to learn from.

DevDays Europe

When: May 23 – May 26, 2023

Where: Online & Vilnius, Lithuania

Price: Full Ticket – €1 130, Onsite – €790, Online – €460

Only developers are allowed to visit DevDays in Vilnius or online. Developers can sign up for the conference to enrich their knowledge about programming languages, agile and leadership approaches to team management, DevOps and microservices, mobile development trends, and leading technologies such as Big Data. Globally-recognized speakers will discuss best practices in each niche as well as the latest tech advances. 


When: May 30 – May 31, 2023

Where: Warsaw, Poland

Price: 199

A brand-new European conference, plDroid will bring together Android professionals at the heart of Poland. The attendees will hear from mature Android developers about the best mobile development practices, Android development trends, and first-hand experiences. This year, the event hosts plan to invite 250 attendees and 17 speakers.


When: May 30 – May 31, 2023

Where: Warsaw, Poland

Price: 199

plSwift is a conference dedicated to the Swift ecosystem that will gather 250 attendees under one roof to discuss breakthroughs in the field, network with other iOS professionals, and dive deep into the best practices of iOS app development.

Devoxx Poland

When: May 31 – June 2, 2023

Where: Krakow, Poland

Price: Architecture fast track – €1,050 or Devoxx and DNA – €825, Only Conference – €475

Would you be interested in attending a conference held for developers? If so, you share the same interests as Devoxx Poland, a team of senior developers, leaders, and experts in their field. 

Being the largest Java conference in Poland, this event offers software engineers a unique opportunity to network, hack, learn, and get inspired. Choose any of the available tracks (Architecture, Big Data and AI, Java, Soft Skills, and others) and improve your skills within three days. 


droidcon San Francisco

When: June 8 – June 9, 2023

Where: San Francisco, USA

Price: Student Ticket – $325 or Regular Ticket – $545, Layoff Ticket – $99

This year's droidcon San Francisco will predominantly focus on Android development, considering that there will be 800+ Android developers attending. At this event, there will be networking and fascinating tech talks. Who will you learn from? Uber, Twitch, TheAppBusiness, Tinder, and Facebook.

Developer Week

When: June 26 – June 30, 2023

Where: Nürnberg, Germany

Price: from €599

Developer Week is an on-site event that features over 200 lectures, workshops, and dev sessions by more than 150 experts. As one of the largest independent conferences in Europe, Developer Week will welcome over 2,500 visitors who can engage in talks, grow their skills, and gauge numerous exhibitors showcasing their products and services to the participants.


droidcon Berlin

When: July 5 – July 7, 2023

Where: Berlin, Germany

Price: Student ticket – €130 or Regular ticket – €495

1,300+ Android developers, 95+ tech talks, and 5 tracks await you at the premier Android development conference. An event with a 13-year history welcomes you to implement new ideas, establish professional connections, and learn from experts. At droidcon Berlin, there will be a genuine Android-centered atmosphere to inspire you and boost your Android expertise. 

MGS Canada

When: July 21, 2023

Where: Markham, Canada

Price: Speakers and Publishers - Free, Supporter Pass (Vendor Pass) - $1,063

At MGS Canada, attendees discover emerging trends, meet new partners, and get inspiring advice on growing their applications in the competitive market. The event is highly recommended for app marketers, VPs, CEOs, CROs, and heads of growth, as well as product managers and app developers, as it’s packed with actionable insights, growth strategies, and marketing basics.

WeAreDevelopers World Congress

When: July 27 – July 28, 2023

Where: Berlin, Germany

Price: Student Pass – €199, Startup Pass – €299, Congress Pass – €549, Congress Pass Black – €1199

WeAreDevelopers World Congress – a global event on the latest development initiatives and future trends is back. 300+ speakers will gather together in Berlin, Germany to discuss how you can build and deploy your applications efficiently, leverage the latest technologies to diversify user experience, and improve your team management approach to increase productivity. While a complete list of speakers has not been confirmed yet, the speaker Walk of Fame from previous years has set the bar high.



When: August 31 – September 1, 2023

Where: London, UK

Price: Visitor Pass – Free, Training Pass – £247, All Access Pass – £447

TECHSPO London is a two-day technology event for developers, technology companies, and designers on their way to learning about the quantum leaps in technology. The main topics of the event include internet, mobile, advertising, marketing and SaaS technology.

Mobile developers and app publishers can show off their companies to consumers and investors, get coverage in the international press and land top talent.



When: September 4 – September 7, 2023

Where: Aberystwyth, UK

Price: Conference Ticket only £230

iOSDevUK will be back for an 11th edition to bring together iOS experts for workshops and conference talks. The event usually hosts 30 to 35 speakers from different spheres of the iOS world to talk about iOS application security, Swift programming, iOS design, and other related topics.

droidcon NYC

When: September 14 – September 15, 2023

Where: New York, USA

Price: Student ticket – $325 or Regular ticket – $545

droidcon comes to New York later this year to unite Android developers. The event explores what's new in Android as well as Jetpack Compose, Jetpack/Architecture Components, Advanced Kotlin, CI/CD, Cross/ Multi-Plattform Development, AI/ML, and UI/UX/Design. Considering that droidcon NYC has a 13-year history, you will likely co-attend with reputable executives and leading experts who will be sharing their knowledge.


Devoxx Belgium

When: October 2 – October 6, 2023

Where: Antwerp, Belgium

Price: TBA

Don't want to just theorize? Then, visit Devoxx Belgium to get a 360-degree experience. You will have a chance to listen to keynotes and lightning talks to hear what the future holds, learn how modern tools are driving efficiency, and much more. The number of discussion topics varies from Cloud and Java to Security and tech advancements. 

Pragma Conference

When: October 5 – October 6, 2023

Where: Bologna, Italy

Price: €240

Join the ranks of Apple developers at the Pragma Conference, Italy's leading event devoted to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS development. Organized by the non-profit #pragma mark, this gathering provides an opportunity to delve into the most recent advancements in the Apple sphere, featuring talks from international experts and hands-on workshops. Set in the historic city of Bologna, the conference provides an ideal environment for networking and expanding your knowledge from Cocoa technologies to the freshest Apple APIs, tools, and frameworks.

droidcon London

When: October 26 – October 27, 2023

Where: London, UK

Price: Student ticket – £240 or Regular –  £410

droidcon London is your chance to attend exclusive workshops, listen to keynote speakers and mingle with other 1,400+ Android devs. Attendees will dive into 100+ tech talks and 5 tracks on Android development. This conference is a great chance to develop connections with other passionate Android developers and perfect your skills in the field.



When: November 2 – November 3, 2023

Where: Dallas, USA

Price: Visitor Pass – Free, Training Pass – $397, All Access Pass – $697

TECHSPO Dallas is a two-day technology expo that connects creative minds, business leaders, and tech evangelists keen on mobile, advertising, marketing, and SaaS technologies. The event gathers high-profile investors and top media to help young companies gain traction in the market.



When: December 7 – December 8, 2023

Where: Riga, Latvia

Price: Main Day only – €399, Masterclass only – €399, Main Day + Masterclass – €798 

DevTernity is Latvia's signature software development conference focused on software architecture, development and leadership. The conference aims to prepare developers for the roles of architects, technical leaders and CTOs. Recognized as a first-class cross-discipline conference in Europe, the event is a must-see for ambitious coders.

DevTernity features over 20 carefully selected founders, senior devs and other C-suite experts performing on three parallel tracks.

Summing Up

Staying up-to-date in the ever-changing mobile industry is critical. Luckily, you don't even need to travel to visit many of these top app conferences, thanks to live broadcasts. So, take time to revise your priorities for the year and attend the event that will facilitate your goals.

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