Web Summit is a technology conference held annually in Lisbon, Portugal. Web Summit was founded in 2009 by Paddy Cosgrave, David Kelly, and Daire Hickey and was initially hosted in Dublin, Ireland until 2016, when it relocated permanently to Lisbon. Our bespoke luxury magazine studied the difference of the 2022 event, so you can find out more about it below:
What has changed this year?
Web Summit is introducing four new stages that will focus on emerging sectors.
Verified will feature the most fascinating influencers and content producers from across the world.
The finest thinkers, authors, and academics will delve into the worlds of fiction, publishing, literary criticism, and innovative non-fiction at the Book Summit.
Regulation and compliance, online data and security, Web3 and the metaverse, and global cyber warfare will be the focus of the Security Summit.
The future of bitcoin, Web3 as the next significant development of the internet, and other topics will be covered.
Influence Exciting new event Influence will bring together a high-level group of the world’s most relevant content creators, including Brad Mondo, Joystick’s Michael Le, Blogilates’ Cassey Ho, and Hyram Yarbro, to meet with non-governmental organizations such as the Obama Foundation, UNDP, UNEP, the Global Fund, and Make My Money Matter. The invitation-only event, co-hosted by global influencer marketing technology startup Influencer.com, will be a deep dive into using social media platforms for effect.
What’s the schedule?
The First Night
The Web Summit’s Opening Night on Tuesday, November 1 will feature some surprise visitors on stage at Lisbon’s Altice Arena, who will be unveiled closer to the time.
Every night, Web Summit will take thousands of visitors to the best spots in Lisbon. Guests will have the option to explore and network at some of the city’s most famous pubs and restaurants after 5 p.m. Hub Criativo do Beato, Pink Street, and Pavilho Carlos Lopes will host after-hours activities.
Venture, an invite-only event bringing together the world’s best VCs, LPs, and angel investors, will take place on Tuesday, November 1. Top Tier Capital’s Lisa Edgar, 500 Startups’ Christine Tsai, and Stride. VC’s Fred Destin, among many others, will be in attendance.
The Gathering is a pre-Web Summit invitation-only gathering that brings together 200 of our hand-picked early-stage businesses. Entrepreneurs will gain special insights as well as unrivaled peer-to-peer learning and networking at The Gathering. Throughout the day, key ideas from these individuals will be shared with attending firms through lectures and roundtable discussions.
Corporate Innovation Summit
Corporate Innovation Summit, which takes place before Web Summit, is a one-day invitation-only gathering of innovation leaders from the world’s biggest corporations.