Top 10 Mobile Conferences & Summits in 2020

Are you looking to know about some of the best Mobile Conferences & Summits that will happen in 2020? Here, I’m providing you a well-curated list of the Top 10 Mobile Conferences & Summits that you must follow in the year 2020.

Top 10 Mobile Conferences & Summits in 2020

Mobile Conferences & Summits are a great medium to meet and network with like-minded folks in the world of mobile technology. You can connect with them, share knowledge and explore ideas for the advancement of your career. Many such events happen worldwide throughout the year, but one cannot look up to all of them. So, here I’m presenting you with a list of the Mobile Conferences & Summits.

1. Google I/O

The Google I/O is now the most prominent developer conference across the world. It happens annually with the first-ever taking place back in 2008. This Mobile event primarily focuses on Android and the relative ecosystem. Google I/O 2020 will take place in the month of May in  Mountain View, CA, United States. Although the date and location are not yet final.

This conference will cover topics ranging from-

  • Developer tools and APIs for other Google products, services, and platforms.
  • Cloud platforms.
  • Consumer online services like Google Play.
  • Products for publishers and advertisers like AdSense and Analytics.
  • Consumer gadgets like the Cardboard virtual reality headset.

2. DeveloperWeek

DeveloperWeek is not a single tech event, but a series of conferences organized for developers and tech-enthusiasts from around the globe to connect and network with each other. The DeveloperWeek 2020 will take place from 12 to 16 February 2020 in Oakland and San Francisco, California, USA. It may cost you around $795 to $1595 if you decide to attend the full event.  This depends upon the pass you purchase and the discount you bargain.

This even includes activities like-

  • Hackathon
  • Tech-hiring Expo
  • Workshops
  • Open-houses
  • City-wide events

Last year, the San  Francisco event attracted over 8000 attendees from 70 different countries.

3. Mobile  World Congress

Mobile World Congress is seen as a gathering of the global mobile industry. This event is owned and organized by GSMA. It is an industrial group of 800 Mobile operators and 300 Mobile Ecosystem Companies. The previous edition of MWC gained over 100,000 attendees from around the world. MWC 2020 is going to take place from 24 to 27 February 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. The cost of attending this event ranges between $890 to $5566.

A lot of smartphones, accessories, and gadgets launch will also take place at this event. If you are an app developer, operator, or mobile industry professional, this is the perfect event for you to follow.

4. IoT Evolution Expo

IoT Evolution Expo is an annual mobile expo for Developers, IT Executives, Business Executives, and Device Manufacturers. It focuses on how IoT is able to drive business transformation in all industries. It covers topics like how IoT improves operational efficiencies, revenue opportunities, and provides solutions to the existing problems. The 2020 Edition will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from 11 to 14 February 2020.

Attending cost of this event ranges between $1,395 to $3,495. It offers many sessions, case studies, special events, and networking drives for the attendees to gain invaluable benefits.

5. CES

CES is not only a grand event for the mobile industry but for the whole electronics and technology industry. The CES 2019 had over 4400 exhibitors and more than 182,000 in attendance. This year, this glorious event will take place from January 7 to 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. If you plan to attend this event, it may cost you around $100 to $1,400 depending upon the periodic discounts.

It is a remarkable event covering topics like-

  • Security
  • Digital entertainment
  • E-commerce
  • Gaming
  • Robotics
  • Cloud Storage
  • Education technology
  • Mobile apps.

Also, it has many mobile and IoT related sessions.

6. Bosch ConnectedWorld 2020

Bosch ConnectedWorld 2020 is the upcoming edition of the popular conference held annually by Bosch. This conference is for the top professional in the industry. That includes digital transformers, innovators, developers, and enthusiasts. The meet and connect to learn and network among their like-minded people. This event will take place on 19th and 20th February 2020 in Berlin, Germany. The pass prices vary from $390 to $1700.

The organizers are expecting around 5000-6000 people to attend this year’s edition from various industries all over the globe. It will have sessions covering all the important topics of this industry. Also, a hackathon and some special events will also take place.

7. DroidCon

DroidCon is one more series of conferences that are held globally at various locations. In 2020, DroidCon will take place from the month of March to October in various cities around the world. The list of cities for this year includes-

  1. Islamabad (Pakistan)
  2. Turin (Italy)
  3. Berlin (Germany)
  4. New York (USA)
  5. London (UK).

The cost of attending the event varies from country to country. This event primarily focuses on android and the related ecosystem. If you are a developer or an engineer, or just an individual having an urge to learn and network, you should not miss this one.

8. SXSW

SXSW, which is an acronym for South by Southwest, is a unique conference held annually. This event primarily focuses on the Music and Film industry while also showcasing interest in the Mobile and Tech industry. SXSW 2020 will take place from 13 to 22 March in Austin, Texas (USA). The ticket or pass price ranges between $1,145 to $1,725. They also offer discounts for groups and students.

It will have many sessions and exhibitions which will cover key topics like

  • Startup briefings
  • Blockchain
  • Health
  • IT
  • Artificial intelligence
  • IoT
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality

9. Codemobile

Codemobile is a popular mobile expo organized by a group of developers for other developers. They meet in order to network, connect, and share their ideas. It has workshops, exhibitions, and sessions that cover all the crucial topics of and about the industry. In 2020, it will take place on the 28th and 29th of April in London, UK. The cost of attending this event may range between $390 to $612 depending upon the discount you get.

Codemobile 2020 will have 25 Tech Talks which will focus on-

  • Swift
  • Kotlin
  • Java
  • Accessibility
  • Tools
  • UI/UX
  • Testing
  • Automation
  • TDD/BDD
  • APIs
  • Frameworks
  • Standards
  • Techniques.

If you are an android or iOS developer, you should not miss this event.

10. AppBuilders

AppBuilders is similar to Codemobile. It is a well-known mobile expo that takes place annually. In 2020, it will take place on the 11th and 12th of May in Lugano, Switzerland. The cost of attending this glorious meetup of the top global leaders of the industry ranges from $372 to $475. Also, discounts are available if you care enough.

This year, it will have over 50 sessions for both iOS and Android developers. The major focus of the event will be the upcoming technologies and innovations. Well-known names from Industry giants like Google, Spotify, Lyft, etc will attend this event as a speaker.

Some More Mobile Conferences & Summits to Look For in 2020

That’s all.

I hope you liked this list. For any suggestions or doubts, use the comment box. I’ll be glad to listen.

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