25 TOP EVENTS IN 2014

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The year has passed with their great events, exploit conferences, inspirational speakers, creative apps. Check the summary.

1. 24th – 27th July

San Diego Comic Con

Comics & Graphic Novels, Entertainment

 

Comic-Con creates awareness of comics, and related forms, with appreciation for that kind of art. It’s the event with rich history, celebrating the old comics times and contributing new insight to nowadays art and culture. The 2014 edition was attended by 130,000 comics enthusiasts!

Comic Con 2015 is coming soon!

Mobile application: The OFFICIAL Comic-Con International App

 

2. 14th – 25th May

Cannes Film Festival 2014

Film, Entertainment

 

This French Festival started in the late 1930’s, and became real power during over 80 years. It is divided in many sessions dedicated to different aspects of cinema, one of which is Awarding ceremony – the most prestigious films receives Palme d’Or. The 2014 edition gathered 29,323 attendees.

See the program for 2015!

Mobile application: Film Festival 2014

 

3. 10th – 12th June

Los Angeles Convention Centre: Electronic Entertainment Expo 2014

Entertainment, Software

 

The first world trade show for computer and video games and related products – that is E3. Organized by the Entertainment Software Association, the event covers the topics of interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet. Major exhibitors of 2014 were Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony Computer Entertainment.  About 48,900 attendees gathered in this year!

Interested in 2015 event details?

Mobile application: E3

 

4. 7th – 10th January

Las Vegas, Nevada, International Consumer Electronics Show

Technology, Electronics

 

CES is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow. The event is organized by Consumer Electronics Association, and annually gathers all those progressive minds, who develop their business for technology enthusiasts. In 2014, there were over 100,000 people who attended.

Next International CES 2015 is very soon!

Mobile application: CES

 

5. 2nd – 6th June

San Francisco, The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Software, Technology

 

It’s an absolute top event due to “Apple” brand rather than the attendance itself. 5,000 persons took part in the WWDC (but 214,904 reached!), during which Apple announced the release of new iOS 8. The conference is one of the most demanded event for developers and Apple engineers, who change our mobile lives and world with creative apps and future solutions.

The 2015 event may have place in Moscone Centre.

Mobile application: WWDC

 

6. 15th – 21th June

London, Cannes Lions 2014

Advertising, Entertainment

 

The Cannes Lions Archive is the International Festival of Creativity. Each year, representatives from advertising and its related industries meet to recognize and award the most creative ads in all major media. They cover TV, Print, Outdoor, Online Advertising and Websites in the art of reaching the right target audience.

How many of them will meet in 2015?

Mobile application: Cannes Lions

 

7. 26th – 28th June

Anaheim, US, VidCon

Gaming, Video & Electronic, Entertainment

 

VidCon has established itself as the world’s premier gathering of people who make online video. From those who have just started to those who have been doing it for years. This June, the industry track featured talks given byYouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, Dreamworks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, New York Times best-selling author John Green, and Fullscreen CEO George Strompolos.  The event gathered over 10,000 people.

Let’s meet during next – 6th VidCon.

Mobile application: VidCon

 

8.  4th – 6th November

Dublin, The Web Summit 2014

Technology, Entrepreneurship & Startups

 

Every year the Tech World meet during Europe’s largest tech event called The Web Summit. The speakers are world class, and the Networking on the conference is “simply legendary”. This year, 22,000 people from 109 countries felt this breeze of modern mobile legend.

What can we expect in 2015?

 

9. 13th – 16th October

San Francisco, Dreamforce’ 2014

Technology, Business

 

Over 150,000 people registered and 7 million tuned in online to see industry visionaries, product experts, and world leaders ride a wave to the future. During a week of powerful sessions, amazing keynotes, outrageous networking, and intense innovation, they covered topics related with cloud, apps, mobile, analytics, and community.

What’s next (2015)?

Mobile application: Dreamforce

 

10. 16th – 26th January

US, Park City Sundance Film Festival 2014

Entertainment, Film

 

The festival is a showcase for new work from world independent filmmakers: full length and short documentary movies, international dramatic film, and a few out-of-competition sections. The event won great fame during almost 4 decades – this year the total attendance was estimated to 45,352.

New Year has new edition for us!

Mobile application: iOS, Android

 

11. 6th – 8th May

Berlin, Germany, Re:publica, 2014

Technology, Society

 

The conference in Europe deals with the Web 2.0, especially blogs, social media, and information society. It’s all about talks and workshops related to various fields of media, politics, and technology to entertainment. The top 8th edition (Into the Wild) had 350 sessions for 6,000 people.

In May 2015 we’ll experience it again.

Mobile application: Android

 

12. 13th – 17th August

Cologne, Germany, Gamescom 2014

Gaming, Video & Electronic, Gifts, Games, Toys

 

This trade fair for video is annually organized by the Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware. Video game developers show their upcoming games and game-related hardware during Gamescom. The 2014 edition had great stats with 335,000 visitors, more than 6,000 journalists and 700 exhibitors from 88 countries attending.

See what organizers plan in 2015.

Mobile application: Android, iOS

 

13.15th – 18th September

US, Boston, Inbound 2014

Marketing & PR, Business

 

The event is dedicated to the most innovative and successful business leaders of our time. The Inbound aim is to inspire, educate, and connect attendee’s needs to make their business exceptional and fast growing. In 2014, more than 10,000+ delighted attendees listened world-classspeakers as @Arianna Huffington, @Seth Godin, @Nate Silver, and @Scott Harrison.

Let’s meet next September.

 Mobile application: InBound

 

14. 25th – 26th June

US, San Francisco, Google I/O 2014

Internet, Technology

 

Software developer-focused conference is held by Google annually. Attendees explore technical features of Google I/O (input/output) as building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies. The last edition was attended by more than 5000 people

Organizers invite you in 2015.

Mobile application: Android

 

15. 7th – 8th November

US, Anaheim, BlizzCon 2014

Gaming, Video, Electronic

 

This video game convention, organized by Blizzard Entertainment, semi-annually promotes their major products. This time, attendees experienced releases of new Diablo III, Hearthstone, StarCraft II, World of Warcraft games, and Metallica concert. The publicity was about 26,000 of attendees.

Let’s game in 2015!

Mobile application: Blizzcon

 

16. 8th – 11th September

US, Cleveland, Content Marketing World 2014

Marketing & PR, Technology

 

Organizers (Content Marketing Institute) named it the largest content marketing event on the planet. In 2014, attendees took part in over 80 sessions presented by the leading brand marketers. Keynotes included Oscar award-winning actor@Kevin Spacey, Kraft Foods’ @Julie Fleischer and Brandscaping author @Andrew Davis.2,595 delegates from 50 countries took part in that great event.

Attend in 2015.

Mobile application: Android, iOS

 

17. 17th – 21th March 2014

Vancouver, Canada, TED2014: The Next Chapter

Technology, Big Ideas/Think

TED’S 30th anniversary went by the name “The Next Chapter”. During this weeklong conference, the attendees search for the answers of questions that are truly the most significant development in the last 30 years. The explored the topics or engaged and connected TEDActive community, projects, shared skills and leaded amazing conversations. The conference gathered attendees from more than 60 countries  across the globe.

What can we expect in next year?

 

18. 24th – 27th February

Barcelona, Spain,The Mobile World Congress 2014

 Mobile, Technology

 

The GSMA Mobile World Congress gathers mobile leaders every year. It is all about conducting mobile business, industry networking, new business opportunities, and deal-making. During the event in 2014, more than 1,800 companies displayed the cutting-edge products and technologies that define the future of mobile. This event hosted more than 85,000 professionals from more than 200 countries

Visit the event 2015 website.

Mobile application: The Mobile World Congress

 

19. 28th September – 2nd October

US, San Francisco, Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Software, Technology

 

The annual convention is dedicated to business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users. The last world’s largest conference for Oracle customers and technologists, attracted 60,000 visitors and an additional 7 million online. They took part in 700 technical and non-technical sessions and workshop.

See what organizers plan for next year.

Mobile application: iOS, Android

 

20. 22th – 26th September

India, Mumbai, Social Media Week 2014

Internet, Technology

 

During the global platform connecting people from industry, attendees listen to tips and share their knowledge on the content and emerging trends in social and mobile media.  More than 5,9 mln twitter users reached the event, which gathered 190 very known and respected speakers.

Do you plan to visit Mumbai next year?

Mobile application: Android, iOS

 

21. 5th – 10th September

Germany, Berlin IFA 2014

Electronics (consumer), Technology

 

The Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) is one of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany.  It’s the origin of the Samsung Galaxy Note and a birthplace of the best-selling mobile devices. Enthusiasts of LG, HTC, Nokia, Philips or Motorola new technologies never missed IFA – last year, more than 240,000 participated.

Next IFA is coming soon.

Mobile application: iOS, Android

 

22. 12th – 16th October

UAE, Dubai, GITEX Technology Week 2014

Technology, Computer Science

 

The Middle East, Africa, and South Asia dedicated almost a week mainly to new technology. The GITEX 75,000 visitors  appreciated the hottest global technology trends of 2014, led by industry thought leaders. The event gathered 1,700 exhibitors from top world brands.

What can you expect next September?

Mobile application: GITEX

 

23. 24th August – 1nd September

US, Nevada, Burning Man 2014

Art, Society

 

The week-long annual event began in San Francisco’s Baker Beach in 1986, then migrated to the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada. Attendees spend together time from last Monday in August until the first Monday in September (American Labor Day holiday), on Saturday evening they ritually burn large wooden effigy. In 2014, the attendance rose to 65,922.

Organizers welcome next year.

Mobile guide: iOS, Android

 

24. 7th – 14th March

US, Austin, South by Southwest Interactive 2014

Internet, Technology

 

SXSW consists of interactive, film and music festivals, and conferences. The company runs many sided set of events focused on innovative startups, educational innovation, and environmental conferences. The attendance stats are incredible! The event added $218,000,000 to Austin economy.

See what is planned in the future.

Mobile application: SWSX

 

25. 13th – 17th July

US, Washington, Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014

Business, Management

 

Over 16,000 attendees from more than 140 countries came to Washington to experience keynotes, to listen inspirational speeches and to attend educational sessions. WPC is an opportunity to gain insight into the Microsoft roadmap, and meet with other partners and contacts that are aligned to our business requirements.

 Next conference invite!

Mobile application: WPC