Web Summit

Web Summit runs the world’s largest technology events, connecting people and ideas that change the world.

Our events"The best technology conference on the planet" - Forbes

About us

Web Summit events have gathered half a million people across Web Summit in Lisbon, Web Summit Rio in South America, Collision in North America, and RISE in Asia since its beginnings as a 150-person conference in Dublin in 2009.

 

 

Web Summit’s mission has been to create software that enables meaningful connections between the CEOs, founders, investors, media, politicians and cultural figureheads who are reshaping the world.

  • 744
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    Attendees
  • 25
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    Startups
  • 21
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    Media

Our timeline

Web Summit is proud of its track record when it comes to live events. The Guardian called Web Summit “Glastonbury for geeks”; The Financial Times “the world’s largest tech conference”.

Year on Year Growth Chart of Web Summit
Year on year growth of Web Summit

Our global events

Web Summit disrupted the industry by pairing mind-blowing events with unique software. It started with one European event, Web Summit. Now the company is making waves in North America with Collision, in South America with Web Summit Rio, and in Asia with RISE.

Map highlighting the locations of our main events: Web Summit in Lisbon, Web Summit Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Collision in Toronto and RISE in Hong Kong, and our head office in Dublin
Map highlighting the locations of our main events: Web Summit in Lisbon, Web Summit Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Collision in Toronto and RISE in Hong Kong, and our head office in Dublin

Work with us

Since starting out in 2009, Web Summit has grown to become “one of the world’s biggest and best conferences” (Inc.). Want to be part of the talented team behind it all?

Check out our careers page