Global Conferences & Fairs 2019



In this special edition newsletter, it's our pleasure to share with you, our curated list of the best conferences, fairs and trade shows happening around the globe in 2019.

Whether you're looking to stay up-to-date with emerging trends in your industry, learn about new technologies, or are actively looking to network for customers or vendors, there is a conference out there for you.

Attending one of these shows is also an excellent opportunity for both personal and professional growth.

To find out more about a specific conference on our list, just click on its orange title.

And remember, if you're interested in attending any of the conferences listed below (or others that may not be listed), the A2D team are on hand to make all the arrangements for you. Just click on the Enquiry button at the bottom of the newsletter.


Stig Egard
Founder & CEO
A2D Travel and Concierge


HUBDAY: Future of Retail & Ecommerce
Date: February 14
Location: Paris, France

Date: March 03-06
Location: Las Vegas, USA

eTail Germany
Date: March 07-08
Location: Berlin, Germany

Emerce Retail
Date: March 14
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prosper Show - Amazon Sellers
Date: March 17-19
Location: Las Vegas, US

Retail Week Live
Date: March 27-28
Location: London, UK

Future Retail Festival New York
Date: April 02-03
Location: New York, USA

Internet Retailing Expo
Date: April 03-04
Location: Birmingham, UK

World Retail Congress 
Date: May 14-16
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Retail Innovation Conference
Date: May 06-08
Location: New York, USA

Future Stores London
Date: May 21-23
Location: London, UK

AI in Retail & Advertising Summit
Date: September 19-20
Location: London, UK

Paris Retail Week
Date: September 24-26
Location: Paris, France


IBM think
Date: February 12-15
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Mobile World Congress 
Date: February 25-28
Location: Barcelona, Spain

RSA Conference
One of the largest cybersecurity conferences in the United States.
Date: March 04-08
Location: San Francisco, CA

Date: March 08-17
Location: Austin, TX, USA

Date: March 10-15
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

EmTech Digital
Date: March 25-26
Location: San Francisco, CA

Date: March 23 - 29
Location: Europa-Park, Germany

Google Cloud Next
Date: April 9-11
Location: San Francisco, CA

Dublin Tech Summit
Date: April 10-11
Location: Dublin, Ireland

O’Reilly Media Artificial Intelligence
New York City, April 15-18
Beijing, June 18-21
San Jose, September 9-12
London, October 14-17

Red Hat Summit 
Date: May 07-09
Location: Boston, MA

Internet of Things World
Date: May 13-16
Location: Santa Clara, California

Citrix Synergy
Date: May 21-23
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

TNW Conference (The Next Web)
Date: May 9-10
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Augmented World Expo
Date: May 29-30
Location: Santa Clara, California

IDUG Tech Conference
Date: June 2-6
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit
Date: June 3-6
Location: Toronto, Canada

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
Date: June TBC
Location: San Jose, California

Digital Enterprise Show
Date: June 21-23
Location: Madrid, Spain

Date: June 24-28
Location: Hannover, Germany

Microsoft Inspire 2019
Date: July 14-18
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Digital Workplace Experience
Date: June 17-19
Location: Chicago, IL

IFA 2019
Date: September 6-11
Location: Berlin, Germany

Date: September 15-19
Location: Austin, Texas

Strata Data Conference
Date: September 23-26
Location: New York City

IT Arena 2019
Date: September 27-29
Location: Lviv, Ukraine

World Summit AI
Date: October 9-10
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

IP EXPO Nordic
Date: November
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Microsoft Ignite
Date: November 4-8
Location: Orlando, Florida

Salesforce Dreamforce
Date: November 19-22
Location: San Francisco, CA

AWS re:Invent
Date: December 2-6
Location: Las Vegas


Madrid Design Festival
Date: February 01-28
Location: Madrid, Spain

Stockholm Design Festival
Date: February 04-10
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Design Indaba
Date: February 27 - March 01
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

XXII La Triennale di Milano
Date: March 01 - September 01
Location: Milan, Italy

Singapore Design Week
Date: March 04-17
Location: Singapore

Geneva Motor Show
Date: March 07-17
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Date: March 14-17
Location: Brussels, Belgium

Design March
Date: March 28-30
Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

Salone del Mobile
Date: April 09–14
Location: Milan, Italy

Milan Design Week
Date: April 09–14
Location: Milan, Italy

Design Month Graz
Date: May 10 May – June 09
Location: Graz, Austria 

D&AD Festival
Date: May 21-23
Location: London, UK

Date: May 10–22
Location: New York, USA

Date: May 19–22 
Location: New York, USA

Clerkenwell Design Week
Date: May 21–23
Location: London, UK

London Festival of Architecture
Date: June 01–30
Location: London, UK

Dates: June 10–12
Location: Chicago, USA

Design Miami/Basel
Dates: June 11–16 
Location: Basel, Switzerland

Barcelona Design Week
Dates: June 12–19
Location: Barcelona, Spain

LA Design Festival
Dates: June 20 – 23
Location: Los Angeles, USA

San Francisco Design Week
Dates: June 20–28
Location: San Francisco, USA

Design Biennale Zürich
Dates: August 28 August – September 01
Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Helsinki Design Week
Date: September 05–15 
Location: Helsinki, Finland

Paris Design Week
Date: September 06–15
Location: Paris, France

Date: September 06-10
Location: Paris, France

Furniture China
Date: September 09–12 
Location: Shanghai, China

International Automobile Exhibition Frankfurt
Date: September 12–22
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

London Design Festival
Date: September 14–22 
Location: London, UK

Beijing Design Week
Date: September 23–30 
Location: Beijing, China

Bienal de Arquitectura Latinoamericana
Date: September 24–27
Location: Pamplona, Spain

Oslo Architecture Triennale
Date: September 26 September – November 24 
Location: Oslo, Norway

Vienna Design Week
Dates TBC
Location: Vienna, Austria

Smart Workspace Design Expo
Date: October 17–18 
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Designart Tokyo
Date: October 18–27
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Dutch Design Week
Date: October 19–27
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

Dubai Design Week
Date: November 11–16
Location: Dubai, UAE

Design Miami
Date: December 02–08
Location: Miami, USA

ICFF South Florida
Date: December 03–05
Location: Fort Lauderdale, USA

World Architecture Festival
Date: December 04–06
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Inside Festival
Date: December 04–06
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


The Sport Performance Summit
Date: March 02
Location: Las Vegas

Leaders Week New York
Date: May 20-23
Location: New York, NY, USA

Sport & Society Conference
Date: June 20 - 21
Location: Toronto, Canada

Leaders Week London
Date: October 07-10
Location: London, UK

Hashtag Sports
Date: June 25-27
Location: New York, USA 


London Film & Comic Con Spring
Date: March 02-03
Location: Olympia, London, UK

Security & Counter Tero Expo
Date: March 05-06
Location: Olympia, London, UK

Natural Products ExpoWest
The leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry
Date: March 05-09
Location: Anaheim, CA USA

Ideal Home Show
Date: March 22 - April 07
Location: London, UK

Global Sources Lifestyle Show
Date: April 27 - 30
Location: Hong Kong

The Monocle Quality of Life Conference
Date: 27-29 June
Location: Madrid, Spain

LA CoMotion
Date: November 15-15
Location: Los Angeles, CA