Here’s a list of top SaaS and Product Management Events that could help you grow your business in 2022.
As technology continues to evolve, the SaaS industry grows exponentially each year, and with it, related events.
From expanding your professional knowledge to networking and discussing the latest trends with experts in the field, there are many great reasons for those who are new to the industry or seasoned specialists to attend these events.
With the world still facing pandemic restrictions, some events are finding their way back to their in-person format, while others remain fully virtual or in a hybrid version.
Whether you intend to travel the world to take part in these events, or you want to enjoy them from your couch at home, here’s a list of SaaS & Product management events that 2022 has in store for the industry:
1. Software Product Management Summit – Europe
When & Where: March 8-9, 2022 | Hybrid (Germany + Online)
What it’s all about: The summit is bringing software product managers and software-intensive products together to share their knowledge and passion for software services in a relaxed setting. Over the course of this two-day event, you’ll learn from industry and academic leaders, participate in hands-on activities, share ideas and trends your business has experienced, and connect with fellow professionals from all over the world.
More info here: https://spmsummit.org/europe
2. Business Of Software
When & Where: March 9, May 11, June 8, July 13, October 12,November 9, 2022 – Online | April 4-5, 2022 – Cambridge, UK
What it’s all about: A highly-regarded event, this conference is designed to gather like-minded SaaS specialists to share their knowledge about the SaaS industry and create a strong, supportive community of SaaS and software entrepreneurs looking to build great products and great companies.
More info here: https://businessofsoftware.org/events/online-mar-22/
3. Leading the Product – DIGITAL USA
When & Where: March 9, 2022 | Online
What it’s all about: This one-of-a-kind virtual experience will put your product knowledge to the test as you compete with others in a hands-on product adventure, while offering expansive learning opportunities through a single-series of exclusive talks with world-class speakers where you can network and socialize with other specialists such as yourself.
More info here: https://www.leadingtheproduct.com/conference/usa/ltp2022/
4. Adobe Summit
When & Where: March 15-16, 2022 | Online
What it’s all about: Named “The Digital Experience Conference”, this year’s Adobe event tagline is “Make the digital economy personal”. Free for anyone to join, the 2022 Adobe virtual Summit promises more than 200 sessions, training workshops, and networking opportunities to maximize your Summit experience.
More info here: https://summit.adobe.com/emea/
5. SaaStr Build
When & Where: March 16, 2022 | Online
What it’s all about: If you’re a founder or practitioner looking to build your product to $100M or above, this is the virtual conference for you. This one-day global event will be streamed online, where SaaS CEOs, leaders in revenue, and product experts will host 30-minute sessions with hands-on activities for all to participate in. Part of the SaaStr 2022 events family.
More info here: https://www.saastrbuild2022.com/
6. Product-led Summit
When & Where: Several dates & locations (see image)
What it’s all about: Product-led summit is bringing the brightest and best leaders of the product-led space together to share their wealth of knowledge regarding product as the key driver for increased revenues, customer retention and business performance. You’ll participate in hands-on events and discussions that will aid in the development of your business strategies for product-led growth and improving your tech stack.
More info here: https://productledworld.com/
7. THE NEW YORK PRODUCT CONFERENCE
When & Where: April 2, 2022 | New York, USA
What it’s all about: The New York Product Conference offers a full day of exciting keynote speakers and the ability to build new, in-person connections with 400 other like-minded software product managers from around the world.
More info here: https://www.industryconference.com/new-york
8. MicroConf Growth
When & Where: April 3 – 5, 2022 | Minneapolis, USA
What it’s all about: Are you a young startup looking to drive growth? If the answer is yes, this is the event for you to attend. This two-day conference deep dives into self-funded and independent funded software startups, with an emphasis on SaaS.
More info here: https://microconf.com/growth
9. Product Marketing Summit
When & Where: Several dates & locations (see image).
What it’s all about:
The Product Marketing Summit brings together product managers of the largest companies and startups from across the world to share success stories, experiences and obstacles their business has faced at the intersection of product, marketing and sales.
More info here: https://productmarketingworld.com
10. UX & Product Management Case Study Conference
When & Where: April 6-8, 2022 | Salt Lake City, USA
What it’s all about: 800 UX and product management professionals gather for two full days of time dedicated to strengthening your team and interacting with different tools that will help your career in UX or Product Management grow. Influential individuals in the product management space share the tactics they’ve used to enable their organization to thrive, and want to change the way we look at and use digital products.
More info here: https://www.frontutah.com/conference/
11. Startup Grind
When & Where: April 12-13, 2022 | Hybrid (Silicon Valley, USA + Online)
What it’s all about: 15,000 in-person and virtual specialists gather to learn, share, and explore the newest trends across the web, bridging the gap between web2 and web3, building human-centric products, impacting diverse communities, and more.
More info here: https://startupgrind.tech/conference/
12. Product Camp Europe
When & Where: April 26-27, 2022 | Online
What it’s all about: For 13 years, Product Camp Europe has become a free, global movement of community and collaboration of conferences for product specialists. The event is targeting anyone interested in improving product management, design, marketing, growth, development, and mindset in their business.
More info here: https://productcamp.eu/
13. SaaS Connect
When & Where: April 27-28, 2022 | San Francisco, USA
What it’s all about: SaaS Connect brings over 400 SaaS leaders from across the globe together to build partnerships with fellow colleagues who are making, distributing, or investing in cloud software. SaaS Connect offers learning opportunities that will help you take your business to the next level.
More info here: https://www.cloudsoftwareassociation.com/saas-connect/
When & Where: May 10, 2022 – San Francisco, USA | September 8, 2022- London, UK | November, 2022 – New York, USA
What it’s all about: Created by Product School, ProductCon revolves around the newest trends in Product Management. Over the course of a year this event takes place four times, bringing together over 15,000 product professionals from across the globe.
More info here: https://productschool.com/productcon/
15. CXO Summit
When & Where: May 18-19, 2022 | Austin, USA
What it’s all about: The CXO Summit welcomes 250 SaaS executives, venture capitalists, corporates, and sponsors for a two-day in-person convention made up of workshops, networking, content and matchups to help you and your executive team address the unique challenges of scaling software companies.
More info here: https://saascxosummit.com/
When & Where: May 19-20, 2022 | Where: Hybrid (Kraków, Poland + Online)
What it’s all about: This year’s ACE! conference will focus on two areas: Agile Software Development and Product Design and Management. Attracting product leaders from across the region, it’s the largest gathering of its kind in Central Europe.
More info here: https://aceconf.com
17. Mind the product
When & Where: May 24-25, 2022 – (San Francisco, USA + Online) | June 15-17, 2022 – Hybrid (Hamburg + Online) | October 13-14, 2022- London, UK
What it’s all about: From San Francisco to London, Singapore, and Hamburg, Mind the Product brings thousands of product managers from across the world together to connect at one of the world’s largest product management conference. With in-person and online options available, anyone can get involved.
More info here: https://www.mindtheproduct.com/conferences/
When & Where: June 1-3, 2022 | Orlando, USA
What it’s all about: The SubSummit is the conference for you if you’re looking to deep dive into building success in the subscription industry. You’ll improve your business model with the assistance of subscription industry experts, create business connections with hundreds of fellow colleagues, learn about the evolution of the subscription industry and discuss future trends, use reliable data insights to make educated business decisions, and develop future strategies with subscription industry leaders representing the six segments of subscription: subscription box; subscribe and save; membership; media and publication; Digital / Software; and Streaming (Video and Music).
More info here: https://subsummit.com/
19. SaaStr Europa
When & Where: June 7-8, 2022 | Barcelona, Spain
What it’s all about: After two years of virtual presence, SaaStr Europa is coming back in its physical format, looking to connect SaaS execs, VCs and founders. More details to come on the event and agenda. 2500+ professionals will be able to attend to build connections and meet mentors, all while having fun doing it.
More info here: https://www.saastreuropa2022.com/
20. Dublin Tech Summit
When & Where: June 15-16, 2022 | Dublin, Ireland
What it’s all about: Returning in-person in 2022, RDS Dublin is one of Europe’s largest tech conferences. You’ll be able to listen to over 200 speakers from across the world, and have the opportunity to connect with more than 8,000 C-suite like-minded attendees, investors, and experts from across the industry.
More info here: https://dublintechsummit.tech/
When & Where: June 20 – 23, 2022 | Toronto, Canada
What it’s all about: Expecting 33,000 experts in attendance in 2022, Collision has a more general tech scope, but it also promises inspirational speeches.. Speakers range from Canadians like Ryan Reynolds and Seth Rogan, to tech leaders such as Dan Schulman of PayPal and Nikolay Storonsky, Founder and CEO of Revolut.
More info here: https://collisionconf.com/
22. SaaStr Annual
When & Where: September 13-15, 2022 |San Francisco Bay Area, USA
What it’s all about: If you’re a B2B founder, exec, revenue leader, or investor, you cannot miss SaaStr 2022. Over 10,000+ SaaS executives, founders, and VCs will gather for three full days of 100+ tactical sessions from world-known founders and new industry leaders that will teach you how to grow your business from $0 to $100M ARR.
More info here: https://www.saastr.com/events/
23. Chief Product Officer Summit
When & Where: September 7, 2022 | San Francisco, USA
What it’s all about: The Chief Product Officer Summit gathers senior product leaders from the world’s largest companies and startups to share their knowledge on the best practices to create the best experiences possible for customers while driving value and increasing optimization.
More info here: https://chiefproductofficersummit.com/
When & Where: September 19-21, 2022 | Cleveland, USA
What it’s all about: INDUSTRY is a multi-day conference for software product managers, consisting of valuable workshops for product development and growth, group discussions hosted by industry leaders covering a wide variety of topics, networking events with 1,200 peers.
More info here: https://www.industryconference.com/global
When & Where: October 17-19, 2022 | Dublin, Ireland
What it’s all about: SaaStock hosts more than 5,000 founders, executives, and investors, making it one of the largest gatherings of its kind across Europe. Attendees will participate in a variety of workshops, group sessions, and networking opportunities all centered around accelerating your SaaS.
More info here: https://www.saastock.com/saastock-2022/
26. Tech Crunch Disrupt
When & Where: October 18-20, 2022 | San Francisco, USA
What it’s all about: TechCrunch Disrupt was created by one of the most popular tech-focused publications, and has had tech-giants such as Zuckerberg, Benioff, and Musk as its attendees in previous years. The 2022 gathering will make sure those in attendance are up to date with the latest trends in the tech space by learning from industry experts, expanding their network, and participating in the Startup Battlefield competition.
More info here: https://techcrunch.com/events/techcrunch-disrupt-2022/
27. Web Summit
When & & Where: November 1-4, 2022 | Lisbon, Portugal
What it’s all about: Web Summit is one of the most popular startup showcases for tech entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and media outlets to attend. With over 42,000 attendees representing 128 countries, networking opportunities are endless as you listen to over 700+ speakers and attend expert masterclasses hosted by the best of the best in the tech industry.
More info here: https://websummit.com/
28. Product Management Festival (PMF) Europe 2022
When & Where: November 9-10, 2022 | Zürich, Switzerland
What it’s all about: The Product Management Festivals brings experts and practitioners from across the global PM community to share their best practices, experiences and success stories within their own career. In each presentation, specific issues or problems are highlighted and presenters focus on key learning points for the audience.
More info here: https://productmanagementfestival.com/zurich/
29. Digitale Leute Summit
When & Where: November 15 -16, 2022 | Cologne, Germany
What it’s all about: Learn from top-notch international speakers as they share their strategies to successfully build better digital products with ease. You’ll pick up the tools and tactics being used by professionals developing digital products in large-scale businesses, and discover how these professionals find the solutions to their challenges.
More info here: https://www.digitale-leute.de/summit/22/
30. Saas North
When & Where: November 16-17, 2022 | Ottawa, Canada
What it’s all about: With 2000+ attendees, 800+ companies, and 100+ speakers in attendance, SAAS NORTH is the Canadian hub for rapidly-growing SaaS founders and their teams. You’ll hear from the best names in SaaS while networking with your fellow SaaS community members, and fill your conference calendar with a variety of business development workshops and opportunities.
More info here: https://saasnorth.com/
Any major SaaS & PM events we missed? Comment below and we’ll add it to the list!