Conferences are the best occasions to learn about the latest developments of your field, hear inspiring talks from thought leaders, mingle with other professionals, catch up with old friends, and make new friends. Every year there are an unlimited number of conferences are taking place around the globe, and so making a decision which of them you devote your time is challenging.

To help you out, we put together a list of conferences which we think would be unfortunate to miss. Have a look and find the right option for you.



Ignite 2018 is where the world’s innovation leaders meet to discuss the latest trends and strategies in innovation. This year more than 200 innovative minds from the biggest brands in the world get together to share, collaborate and learn. It is not only a two-days conference but an experience that immerses attendees in the realm of innovation, giving them fresh perspectives and new ideas to drive business success. Join and leave with actionable take-aways that will have immediate impact on your innovation program.

When? 1 – 2 May 2018

Where? San Francisco, USA


Inside/Outside Innovation Summit 2018

The Inside/Outside team is bringing together leaders in the world of start-up and corporate innovation to help you accelerate growth, launch new ideas, and compete in today’s changing marketplace. More than 500 participants are expected at the 2-day immersive event who will have a chance to attend more than 20 amazing keynote talks and sessions focused on trends, best practices, skills, and insights for delivering innovation inside and outside the enterprise. Networking, curated matchmaking, start-up showcase, investment pitch competition and launch grant competition will be part of this innovation and inspiration experience.

When? 29 – 31 May 2018

Where? Lincoln, USA


XXIX ISPIM Innovation Conference

ISPIM is Europe’s premier innovation conference where researchers, managers, executives and consultant with a passion for innovation management get together to engage, explore and have fun during a 3-days event. This year, more than 500 innovation professionals are expected from over 250 different countries. Besides keynotes and structured presentations, more than 25 workshops are scheduled along with 8 tours to innovation hubs in Stockholm.

Team Limitless will be attending ISPIM this year and presenting two papers; one on the various manifestations of urban innovation from coworking to innovation labs, the other one on the importance of assessing the impact of social innovation.

When? 17 – 21 June 2018

Where? Stockholm, Sweden



ENTerprise REsearch InNOVAtion Conference is a multi-disciplinary conference dedicated to examining, comprehending and discussion the economic, management, organizational, marketing and other issues related to innovation, information technology, and R&D, driven by enterprises. The conference program will consist of invited and contributed research demonstrating the state of the art in the theory and application of innovation, knowledge management and R&D issues in the business settings, especially related to ICTs.

When? 6 -8 September 2018

Where? Split, Croatia


The Economist Events’ Innovation Summit 2018

The Economist Events’ Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore opportunities and challenges around artificial intelligence and machine learning. Editors from The Economist will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers, academics and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successfully embracing AI and machine learning to build a truly intelligent company.

When? 20 September 2018

Where? London, UK


Innovation Roundtable Summit 2018

The Innovation Roundtable Summit 2018 is the largest gathering of innovation executives of large firms. This year more than 700 innovation executives are expected from 250 multinational firms. The Summit has a highly interactive format, combining insightful presentations with a variety of discussion sessions, enabling attendees to exchange experiences with peers about topics of special interest, and with ample time dedicated to informal networking.

When? 6 – 8 November 2018

Where? Copenhagen, Denmark


Global Innovation Forum

The Global Innovation Forum will bring together innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development. Attendees can expect a tremendous agenda with experienced speakers, global players, panel debates, workshops, an exhibition hub, teenage innovators and intense networking.

When? 14 – 15 November 2018

Where? London, UK


World Innovation Convention

The World Innovation Convention is the most influential annual gathering of global innovators; they all have one common agenda to transform, and to be at the forefront of new business and corporate world. Attendees will have the chance to not just learn from the sharpest innovators working today but the opportunity to work side by side with them. Engage and collaborate in a most vibrant setting and feel totally inspired when those brilliant minds walk the talk!

When? 12 -14 December 2018

Where? Berlin, Germany

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