A two day technology festival that brings together 15,000 digital minds to predict, discuss and invent the future.
Predict, discuss and invent the future. The Next Web (TNW) Conference is the place for tech’s biggest thinkers, creators, makers and doers to come together to shape what’s next. Spread across seven venues in Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek, the two day festival was host to 300 international speakers covering topics like machine learning, blockchain, AI, design thinking and VR. 15,000 international attendees were immersed in the festival ambiance through the unconventional production and terrain, where they watched inspiring talks, participated in unique networking experiences and attended workshops. Also in attendance were the world’s biggest brands, including Nike, Google, Reddit, IBM and Facebook. This year, we also hosted the Chivas Venture Final on our main stage – a $1M competition to find Europe’s most promising social startup. The event was hosted by comedian and presenter Richard Aoyade and the judging panel included renowned musician, producer and tech entrepreneur will.i.am