2017 tech conferences and events to add to your calendar

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.

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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

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