Top 8 Tech Events Happening in the Quarter 4 of 2021

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Tech conferences, events and expos are a great way for technology enthusiasts to stay not just updated but ahead of others. Every year, some of the established organizations and tech giants organize some amazing tech events for such enthusiasts and industry professionals. 

If you too are someone who wants to stay updated with what’s going on in the tech industry, here are a few tech conferences that’ll happen in the Q4 of 2021 that we think you should attend.

Tech events in October 2021

1. VMworld 2021

Date:  Americas: October 5-6; Asia Pacific: October 6-7; EMEA: October 6-7

Location: Online

Cost: The General Pass is free of cost and the Tech+ Pass is US$299

VMworld 2021 is one of the industry’s premier multi-cloud tech conferences by VMware. Organizations and individuals that are creating a firm foundation for business and technology transformation gather from around the world for this event. This tech event will talk about technologies like App Modernization, Multi-Cloud, Networking, Security, Edge and End User Services.

Attend this conference if you want to know how to:

  • Build and deliver apps and secure them 
  • Manage clouds 
  • Support a hybrid work environment 
  • Drive business innovation through apps in a multi-cloud environment

2. The Next Web Conference 2021

Date: September 30 – October 1

Location: Online & Amsterdam

Cost: Passes start at € 39

One of the most anticipated conferences, The Next Web (TNW) 2021 is a tech festival that brings together global investors, promising startups and tech executives for 2 days. The conference has been held for the past 12 years and has grown from a 200-person event to a 15,000 attendees event over the years. 

Some of the many amazing speakers at TNW Conference 2021 are Heini Zachariassen (Founder & CEO of Vivino), Mala Singh (Chief People Officer at Electronic Arts), Jen Carter (Head of Tech & Volunteering at Google.org), Loredana Crisan (Vice President of Messaging Experience for Messenger and Instagram at Facebook), Erica Sewell (Head of Inclusion Talent Outreach, Content Clave at Netflix) and many, many more.

3. Google Cloud Next

Date: October 12-14

Location: To Be Announced

This one is for all the Cloud enthusiasts. Google Cloud Next is a tech event you should definitely attend if you want to be updated about the new and upcoming cloud services. Learn about artificial intelligence, app modernization, business application platform, data analytics, databases/data management, and industry transformation. Of course, this conference will be a medium for Google to make a few official announcements about Google Cloud products like Workspace, Google Cloud Platform, etc.

In this conference by Google, you’ll get to hear insights from Thomas Kurian (Chief Executive Officer of Google Cloud), Melonie Parker (Chief Diversity Officer & Employee Engagement Google), Urs Hölzle Senior Vice President, Technical Infrastructure at Google Cloud), Alison Wagonfeld (Vice President, Marketing), and many more.

SEE ALSO: Apple WWDC 2021 Dates, What to Expect & Hardware + Software Updates

Tech Events in November 2021

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1. Augmented World Expo (AWE)

Date: November 9-11

Location: Virtual

Cost: $395-$1,295

If augmented reality and what it brings along with it interests you, Augmented World Expo is the place you need to be at. AWE is one of the largest expo and tech conferences out there in the field of augmented reality. In 2021, the tagline is “It’s time to go spatial”. Though the event will be broadcasted virtually in 2021, it would be interesting to see how the three-day event will be streamed, given that it is an AR conference. 

The event includes an online exhibit hall, happy hours (and the after-happy hours!), the Auggie Awards and the AWE Playground. The first AWE expo was held in 2010 and since then, more than 5000 organizations and 50,000+ experts have believed in AWE to learn, grow their business and connect.

2. MarketplaceLIVE

Date: November 3-4

Location: New York & Online

Cost: $499

If you’re looking for actionable insights, international exposure, endless inspiration and networking, MarketplaceLIVE is your destination. The conference is a goldmine for people looking to grow in the cloud and digital space. Whether you’re in marketing, product, IT, business development or engineering, this conference has got something for everything. 

The ticket will give you access to the keynotes, virtual data centre tours, AI/VR experiences, networking opportunities (in-person and virtual), demos, virtual swag bags, fitness breaks, entertainment, happy hours and much more!

3. AWS re:Invent 2021

Date: November 29 – December 3

Location: Las Vegas & Virtual

Cost: $1,799. The event can be attended virtually for free.

Another technology event that’ll happen in the 4th quarter of 2021 is AWS re:Invent. It is considered to be one of the largest global cloud communities. It is a platform where IT decision-makers, startups and tech leaders can connect and engage. You can expect some mind-bending conversations, insightful keynotes, certification and training programmes and more than 750 technical sessions. Key Notes will be delivered by Adam Selipsky (CEO, Amazon Web Services), Peter DeSantis (Senior VP, AWS Infra & Support), Dr. Werner Vogels (Chief Technology Officer (Amazon.com), Swami Sivasubramanian (Vice President, Amazon ML) and many more.

This event isn’t just any other tech event. It is known for its craziest parties. So, if you’re planning to attend the AWS re:Invent in-person in Vegas, you’ll get to attend some of the most happening parties and after-hour events. 

SEE ALSO: CES 2021: Dates, ticket prices, featured speaker & more details

Tech Events in December 2021

1. IoT Tech Expo

Date: 30 November to 1 December

Location: Virtual 

Cost: € 299

The IoT Tech Expo 2021 is a technology conference for enterprise tech professionals who are willing to explore advancements in the Internet of Things. In this conference, IoT industry leaders will share their seasoned experience and knowledge in the form of expert panel discussions, detailed fireside chats and solo presentations. 

Topics to be covered include digital transformation, edge computing, smart energy, 5G, data analytics, connected environment, future connectivity, smart manufacturing, edge cloud computing and much more.

2. XtremeJS Online Conference

Date: December 22

Location: Virtual

Cost: $20-80

This tech event is focused on new and advanced topics related to JavaScript. The conference is organized by ‘life michael’ who are as passionate about the event as they are about providing professional training to software developers. The conference organizers have invited some of the world’s most brilliant minds to talk about interesting topics. Participants will also receive coupons and other virtual goodies.

SEE ALSO: Indo-Pacific Tech Summit 2021 to be virtually hosted in Australia

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