Every year our region hosts a number of conferences, summits, and festivals organized for startup companies, scale-ups and local innovators with a global mindset. We know, it can be difficult at times to keep up with all events across the region so we’ve put together a list of the most important ones for maximum efficiency.

Finland

Arctic15

Media Honeypot

14.02.2019
The event connects media companies seeking agile & innovative solutions to ‘plug-in’ to their business with the start-ups & scale-ups creating these innovative solutions.
www.mediahoneypot.com

Polar Bear Pitching

12-13.03.2019
This unusual pitching competition offers literally the coolest stage for start-ups – a hole in the ice! Startups can pitch for as long as they can stand the ice cold water.
www.polarbearpitching.com

EBAN Helsinki 2019

3-4.06.2019
The EBAN Helsinki 2019 is Europe’s largest and the most influential event for business angels. The event offers keynotes and professional training sessions as well as the best possible networking experience under the midnight sun.www.ebanhelsinki2019.com

Arctic15

5-6.06.2019
Arctic15 is focused on networking and 1-on-1 meetings between international startups, investors and business influencers. 15 tracks of the event tackle various topics relevant to the Nordic & Baltic startup ecosystem, such as Impact, SaaS, Fintech, Health, AI, Space and beyond.
www.arctic15.com

Shift

29-30.08.2019
SHIFT 2019 brings together the scientists, innovators and experienced business leaders to dig deeper into the best use cases of AI and robotics in the maritime and manufacturing industries.
www.theshift.fi

Nordic Business Forum

9-10.10.2019
The annual conference in Helsinki attracts business leaders from all over the world and brings in Finland celebrities like George Clooney, Steve Wozniak and Randi Zuckerberg.
www.nbforum.com

Slush

21-22.11.2019
Technology conference that attracts over 20,000 attendees in Helsinki during the darkest period of the year. The event is for everybody interested in entrepreneurship and innovation.
www.slush.org

Estonia

sTARTUp Day

sTARTUp Day

23-25.01.2019
sTARTUp Day brings together over 100 world-class speakers and 4000 attendees to discuss business, innovation and new tech in Tartu, Estonia. It is one of the biggest startup conferences in the Baltic region.
www.startupday.ee

Latitude59

16-17.05.2019
Latitude59 brings together the Baltic, Nordic and Northeastern Europe’s tech ecosystem raising topics such as e-governence, digital society, business leadership among others.
www.latitude59.ee

Norway

Oslo Innovation Week

Technoport Conference

27.03.2019
Technoport brings together over 1000 of the best and the brightest to explore cutting edge technologies, and how we can get better at bringing them from lab to market.
conference.technoport.no

Startup Extreme

24-26.06.2019
The 2-days event is getting entrepreneurs outside for small group sessions, talks, and plenty of good Norwegian food. Besides business networking, attendees experience Norwegian nature to the fullest.
www.startupextreme.co

Oslo Innovation Week

23-27.09.2019
OIW is ultimately a week full of events, including full-day conferences, talks, pitching, workshops and afterwork parties. All organised by corporates, startup networks, NGOs, private and public organisations.
www.oiw.no

Denmark

Tech BBQ

Internet Week Denmark

7-12.05.2019
The festival with 100+ events in and around Aarhus focuses on Internet and newest digital trends, bringing together over 6,000 attendees.
www.internetweekdenmark.com

Tech BBQ

18-19.09.2019
TechBBQ is a two-day international tech-startup summit, which links entrepreneurs with the world, providing startup ecosystems with cutting edge insights, business opportunities and network.
www.techbbq.dk

Sweden

MusicTech Fest

The Bridge

30-31.01.2019
The conference aims at connecting international business with world-class materials and life science research to push for more sustainable growth.
www.thebridge.se

Nordic Impact Week

9-11.04.2019
The event brings together innovative local entrepreneurs with global investors, thought leaders, eco-systems & innovation communities, covering topics like female entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurs, cleantech solutions and more.
www.nordicimpactweek.org

Music Tech Fest

TBA
Music Tech Fest is the pioneering global festival of music ideas and a giant creative innovation laboratory which gathers experts from science and art to reinvent tools, instruments and interactive environments for play and for industry.
www.musictechfest.net

Iceland

Startup Iceland

Startup Iceland

3.06.2019
Startup Iceland is the leading startup event in the country. The conference brings in international network and expertise to local community and features Iceland’s brightest entrepreneurs and startup founders.
www.startupiceland.com

Latvia

Techchill

Techchill

21-22.02.2019
The conference brings together 2000+ tech-heads during the coldest time of the year to discuss the hottest topics in technology.
www.techchill.co

Lithuania

Login

Login

6-7.06.2019
Login is the main startup event in Lithuania. Over the course of 2 days it features more than 100 international speakers, sessions the hottest business trends, networking, idea sharing, and much more.
www.login.lt