People travel from all over the world to come to the US for tech events because most of the biggest tech companies, experts and founders are all based here. Silicon Valley is known across the globe for being a hub for some of the best and most successful technology companies, whilst the rest of western US is home to many others.
Tech events are great for making new connections, learning about the latest innovations that are coming in the near future and taking advice and guidance from the tech experts that have paved the way for others to follow. Guest speakers often include people who are at the top of the world’s leading brands, who have a wealth of experience to share at these events.
If you are thinking about travelling to the US for one of the most exciting tech events taking place in 2020 then here are the ones you should consider:
Google Cloud Next ’20
6 April to 8 April, San Francisco
This is one of the top events in the tech calendar and includes speakers such as Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian and other experts from across the business. There a labs and immersive sessions to get involved in and even some fun games to help get to know like-minded tech professionals.
App Growth Summit
5 March, LA
If you work in the app growth industry then this invite-only event is one of the most exciting events you could attend. Those lucky enough to receive an invitation can look forward to some valuable insights into the trends and latest strategies impacting the mobile app community.
29 March, Las Vegas
Adobe brings together some of the world’s leading digital marketing experts to deliver an unmissable day of learning. This is probably the ultimate event this year for digital marketers, with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen down as a speaker, as well as LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Gwyneth Paltrow and Tom Brady. There are 400 sessions and labs available to attend.
27 – 30 April, New York
AI is going to be even more powerful this year and if you want to find out what is in store for the future of AI and how your business can tap into its potential, this event is the place to be. Covering everything you need to know about AI and linking you up with new connections, this New York event should be amazing.
Advice for travelling to the US
If you are a non-US citizen wanting to visit one of these events, then you will need to make sure that you have the right type of travel authorization to enter the US. If you are a citizen of a country that is in the Visa Waiver Program, then you simply need to apply for an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) as this is fine for using on business conferences and tourism that is for trips of less than 90 days. Find out more here – https://www.estaform.org/. It is advised that you apply for your ESTA well in advance and no later than three days before you fly to the US.