Whether you're planning to attend a major tech conference or just want to stay close to the headlines, these upcoming tech conferences and events are worth checking out.
We're already in post-CES and NAIAS mode with February starting in just a few days. That doesn't mean the year in tech symposiums is over, though. There's a lot coming in 2017 and here's a list of all the big events.
Be sure to check this page throughout the year: We'll be updating it as new events are announced.
Industry of Things World--San Diego, CA, Feb 20-21
Mobile World Congress--Barcelona, Feb 27-Mar 2
Google Cloud Next--San Francisco, CA, Mar 8-12
Midmarket CIO Forum--Savannah, GA, Apr 9-11
Landmark CIO Summit--New York, NY, May 4
Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley--Santa Clara, CA, May 8-10
Dell EMC World--Las Vegas, NV, May 8-11
Microsoft Build 2017--Seattle, May 10-12
Internet of Things World--Santa Clara, CA, May 16-18
Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, KY, May 21-24
Internet of Things World Forum--London, May 22-24
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium--Cambridge, MA, May 24
2017 Microsoft Data Insights Summit--Seattle, June 12-13
Cisco Live--Las Vegas, NV, June 25-29
Microsoft Inspire 2017--Washington, D.C., July 9-13
VMworld 2017--Las Vegas, NV, Aug 27-31
Microsoft Envision 2017--Orlando, Sep 25-29
IdeaFestival--Louisville, KY, Sep 26-28
VMworld 2017 Europe--Barcelona, Sep 11-14
Gartner Symposium--Orlando, FL, Oct 1-5
Smart Cities Week--Washington DC, Oct 3-5
IBM World of Watson--Las Vegas, NV, Oct 29-Nov 2
AWS re:Invent--Las Vegas, NV, Nov 27-Dec 1
Looking for something else?
If you're wondering about a conference you didn't see here check out these major sponsors to find out what they have planned:
- Video: Best of CES 2017: The top 10 business products (TechRepublic)
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- 6 steps to network your way to a better job (TechRepublic)
- Travel and business expense policy (Tech Pro Research)
- Digital Transformation: A CXO's guide (ZDNet/TechRepublic special report)