The Top Tech Conferences to Attend in 2016

No matter what type of business you run, technology will play a large part. One of the best ways to keep up to date with the latest tech available to help grow and improve your business is to attend conferences, workshops and events where you can check out numerous tech companies and applications that relate to your particular industry all under one roof.

Here is a list of just some of the technology conferences being held in the US in 2016.

January 25-28, 2016
Broward County Convention Center
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Key Speakers include:
• Mike Reinhart (Accelops)
• Willem Prins (AdMobilize)
• Daniel Lonstein (Airespring, Inc)
• James Martino (Avotus)
• Tim Basa (BullsEye Telecom)
Event Summary:
Learn about how new technology such as 3D printing can affect your business by attending seminars given by technology leaders. Breakout groups and smaller sessions are available that focus on newer technology and its real value to business.

January 28-29, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Key Speakers include:
• Anne Kao (Boeing}
• Arun Manoharan (eBay)
• James McCaffrey (Microsoft)
• Beena Ammanath (General Electric)
• Sheridan Hitchens (
Event Summary:
The companies that develop the technology to extract and utilize big data spend time presenting their ideas to the companies that utilize big data applications.

February 9-11, 2016
The Motif Seattle Hotel
Seattle, Washington
Key Speakers include:
• Jakob Nielsen (Nielsen Norman Group)
• Gareth Cook (Author)
• Maria Giudice (Autodesk)
• Indi Young (
• Jon Bell (Twitter)

Event Summary:
The topic of UI/UX design is becoming more important as companies clamor to get the attention of a growing online consumer market. This conference exposes people who utilize UX technology with those who are innovating new ideas in the field on a regular basis.

February 12-18, 2016
Various venues
San Francisco, California
Key Speakers include?
• Snehal Antani (Splunk)
• Ann Marie Fred (IBM)
• Zach Gardner (Consultant)
• Erika Harvey (LoopRX)
• Chris Van Tuin (Red Hat)

Event Summary:
This week-long event takes place in various venues around the city of California and is centered on the idea of using the latest technology to solve the biggest problem in business.

March 20-24 2016
The Venetian Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Key Speakers include:
• Brad Rencher (Adobe)
• Richard Dickson (Mattel)
• John Mellor (Adobe)
• Ann Lewnes (Adobe)
• Thomas Middleditch (Host)
Event Summary:
Adobe puts together over 100 workshops and seminars to help companies learn how to use Adobe technology to their advantage.



March 21-23, 2016
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Amelia Island, Florida
Key Speakers include:
• Raji Arasu (Intuit)
• Julia Davis (AFLAC)
• Adam Dennison (IDG Enterprise)
• Dennis Maloney (Domino’s)
• Pam Stenson (CIO Executive Council)

Event Summary:
Technology innovators from around the world come together to offer advice to business leaders on how to integrate technology directly into the process of running a successful business.

March 30-April 1, 2016
Moscone Center
San Francisco, California
Key Speakers include:
• Steven Guggenheimer (Microsoft)
Event Summary:
This is one of the most anticipated tech conferences each year as Microsoft always divulges several new ways it will intend to try and change the technology landscape.

April 25-29, 2016
Marketplace Expo Hall
Austin, Texas

Event Summary:
Open source coding has become an integral part of the business world, and IaaS code has become part of some of the largest industries on the planet. At this conference, new versions of open code for IaaS will be released and developers will update businesses on how these new versions can be used to increase profit.

May 17-19, 2016
The Rio All Suites Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Key Speakers include:
• Tim Ash (SiteTurners)
• Michael Aagaard (Unbounce)
• Tom Bowen (Optimizers)
• Graham Cooke (Qubit)
• Alex Harris (Perficient)
Event Summary:
The best web designers in the world get together to tell businesses what they need to do to make their websites more effective.

June 28-July 1, 2016
San Francisco, California
Key Speakers at past events included:
• Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat)
• Jim Ganthier (Dell)
• Doug Fisher (Intel)
Event Summary:
Red Hat is the largest and oldest provider of open source coding, and this is the conference where Red Hat lets the business world know what will be new in the coming year.