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13 Epic Digital Nomad Events 2020 You Shouldn’t Miss

by | Last updated Feb 11, 2020

If you work remotely, travel the world, or want to live a location-independent life, the best thing you can do is to connect with like-minded people. Fortunately, there are many ways to do so, for instance, at conferences or workshops. Check out these epic digital nomad events for 2020 and see if you can join any of them to network, exchange experiences, and get inspired.

If you are looking for digital nomad programs and retreats where you can travel the world for a couple of weeks or months with fellow remote workers, check out the linked post. You will find all the dates, destinations and prices!

Digital Nomad Events, Workshops, Conferences, Meetups, Location-Independent Events

Nomad Summit

17-21 January 2020, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Price: Starts at 297 USD

Kick-off the year with the 6th annual Digital Nomad Summit, one of the most popular digital nomad events out there. Hundreds of aspiring and seasoned location-independent professionals from around the world come together and enjoy four days jam-packed with knowledge and networking opportunities.

You will get to hear a number of inspiring quality talks about financial independence, selling a million-dollar business, online presence, product building and much more. On top of that, you can join workshops on how to generate tax-free income, how to write your own book or copywriting techniques that really sell.

The Coworking Unconference

5-7 March 2020, Bali, Indonesia

Price: starts at 195 USD

The Coworking Unconference is more than just a conference. It’s an experience. This is all about coworking, coliving, cogiving, and colearning. You will get the chance to explore all kinds of industry questions with top international experts.

Prepare yourself for inspirational speakers, community interactions, experiential workshops, and unique social events.

Remote Working Summit

10-11 March 2020, Dallas, USA

Price: start from 1,395 USA

The Remote Working Summit brings together more than 175+ leaders from many different industries, like health care, finance, travel, media or education. Speakers of Fortune 1000 companies will share their challenges, strategies and successes with remote work.

Case studies, panel discussions and breakout sessions will deal with work at home best practices, innovations in remote work and insights of the future of work.

Digital Nomad Events, Workshops, Conferences, Meetups, Location-Independent Events

Freedom X Fest

8-12 April 2020, Bali, Indonesia

Price: starts at 995 USD

The Freedom X Fest is an outdoor festival on the location-independent movement. It brings together some of the top leaders of this lifestyle – entrepreneurs and all kinds of creative thinkers.

Topics range from remote work, to digital nomadism, to global schooling, personal development, entrepreneurship, coworking, distributed companies and many more. And since it’s an outdoor festival, you also get to enjoy activities such as hiking, rockclimbing, volleyball, yoga, meditation, canyoning, and live music. Perfect for everyone who is looking for more than just a conference.

Running Remote Conference

20 -21 April 2020, Austin, USA

Price: starts at 599 USD

The Running Remote Conference is perfect for everyone who is running a remote team or planning on starting one. You will get practical advice from founders, leaders and project managers about successfully building and managing distributed teams.

Learn actionable strategies and tactics that will help you grow your remote team and shape the future of work.

Digital Nomad Konference #DNKonf

25-26 April 2020, Budapest, Hungary

Price: tbd

The Digital Nomad Konference is the first large-scale event Digital Nomad Kit will be hosting. This digital nomad event is open to seasoned, new and aspiring location-independent enthusiasts. It is about how you can earn an income online, how to use your passport responsibly, and you can prepare to be part of the future of remote work.

Due to the ‘choose your own adventure’ aspect, this event might be like nothing you have experienced before.

Digital Nomad Summit

5-7 June 2020, Bali, Indonesia

Price: starts at 297 USD

Another fantastic event for digital nomads based in the nomad capital Bali: Digital Nomad Summit. Here you get to hear world class speakers and can socialize with like-minded people from around the world. You can participate in workshops, wander around the exhibitor hall with products and services for nomads, or listen to experts talks on topics such as dropshipping, Amazon FBA or digital marketing.

Of course, there will also be plenty of time to network and make new friends at various after parties.

Bansko Nomad Fest

29 June – 5 July 2020, Bansko, Bulgaria

Price: starts at 149 EUR (or FREE if you volunteer)

The Bansko Nomad Fest brings together more than 500 remote workers, freelancers and nomads to celebrate the location-independent lifestyle and the nomad mindset. Get ready to enjoy a mix of workshops, presentations, sports, mindfulness, and nature.

Since Bansko is definitely one of the most popular digital nomad cities out there, is makes perfectly sense to finally host a digital nomad event in this beautiful place.

Nomad Capitalist Live

16-19 September 2020, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Price: starts at 2,500 USD

The Nomad Capitalist Live is a four-day conference that is based on the concept “Go where you’re treated best”. You will learn about offshore tax strategies, second passports, fantastic investment ideas, overseas banking, and many more important topics on the Nomad Capitalist Lifestyle.

This is the perfect event for entrepreneurs, investors and aspiring global citizens who want to meet like-minded people, network, learn from 15+ expert speakers, or attend 35+ quality presentations.

Freedom Summit

19 September 2020, Kyiv, Ukraine

Price: starting at 119 EUR

The Freedom Business Summit aims to help attendances create a location-independent life by building an online business. Speakers include internationally successful entrepreneurs and founders, who will share their experiences to help you on your own way to a remote business.

Get the chance to listen to expert keynotes, network with hundreds of like-minded freedom lovers, and join an online community for remote entrepreneurs.

Virtual Working Summit

October 2020, online

Price: Free

The Virtual Working Summit is one of the few digital nomad events where you don’t even have to leave your house to attend – it’s all online! During several days you will hear audio interviews with inspiring virtual leaders and you also get the chance to connect and interact with other participants.

The event welcomes everyone who works with clients remotely, teleworkers, or people who manage projects or teams across several countries.

Digital Nomad Events, Workshops, Conferences, Meetups, Location-Independent Events

7in7 Digital Nomad Conference

October 2020, Cape Town, South Africa

Price: tbd

This is one of 7 conferences in 7 years on 7 continents. It all started 2015 and today the 7in7 is already one of the most popular digital nomad events. The aim is to shape the future of location-independence and to create a truly location-independent life, anything from nomad dating to having kids on the road to building a remote team.

Every experienced digital nomad is invited to listen to influential speakers, such as CEOs or entrepreneurs, while they share their knowledge. Participate in workshops, breakouts, Q&A sessions, meetups, or even volunteer in local activities.

It's here!!! The recap video for 7in7 Year Three in Medellín! 🤩 🎉So… who's joining us in Wellington, New Zealand next year?!

Posted by 7in7 Co. on Friday, December 7, 2018

Nomad City

6-8 November 2020, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Price: 97 EUR

Nomad City is another fantastic yearly event that focuses on location-independent entrepreneurs, distributed companies and remote work in general. You will get to enjoy many amazing keynote talks of industry leaders and can attend workshops to learn more about remote work as a company or freelancer.

As if that is not enough, you also get access to amazing content until the next Nomad City event.

If you are interesting in retreats or programs for digital nomads, check out he linked article with some of the most popular ones!

Digital Nomad Events: Get Ready!

As you can see, there is quite a bit going on in 2020. But which one to choose? After all, some of them are not exactly cheap and you want to invest your money well. Check out their websites and have a look around. Which topics are you most interested in and what vibe are you looking for? Maybe have a look at some YouTube videos, too, to get a better impression.

One thing is clear: These digital nomad events will surely have something to offer for all kinds of location-independent professionals and nomads. I will definitely join one or two myself. Would be great to catch up with many of you! :)

Do you know any other events, like conferences or workshops, in 2020 that would be great for digital nomads? Or are you organizing a major event and want me to list it in the article, too? Let me know in the comment section below!

Note: I will update this page whenever I come across another great digital nomad event for the year. So bookmark it and check it regularly!

About the Author

Denise Mai

Denise Mai

Founder of Digital Nomad Soul

Hi, I’m Denise – a travel addict and remote work enthusiast. I have been traveling the world since 2008 and explored, worked, and lived in more than 80 countries. To me, there is nothing better than the freedom and flexibility that comes with a location-independent lifestyle.

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14 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for the add, Matt! I’ll update the article soon :)

  2. Hi, another conference to add to your list – Digital Nomad 2020. Created by Digital Nomads for Digital Nomads, this conference has two very unique aspects:

    1) Fully online, this conference is divided into 3 separate weekends (April 25th/26th, July 25th/26th & November 1st/2nd) to give attendees time to implement what they learn & then build on that knowledge with additional sessions.

    2) The focus is to help more people not only become Digital Nomads but be successful at it. Thus speakers cover a WIDE variety of topics ranging from how to handle taxes to building your business to selecting the best destinations.

    Early bird pricing starts at $0.99 a ticket & 30+ speakers have been invited to attend.

    For more information please visit: https://DigitalNomad2020.com

  3. Thanks for adding the Nomad Summit to the list! :)

    We’re hosting another Nomad Summit this May in Tbilisi, Georgia! May 22nd-24th.

    You can find all the info on our website nomadsummit.com !

  4. Thanks for the add, Maximiliano! Sounds like a great event. I’ll definitely look into it!

  5. I want to invite all digital nomads in Chiang Mai. We have a beautiful city. We have good internet. Yes, we have certain specifics of living in the city. For example, in the spring in a very strong smog. But at this time you can go to rest on the sea. We have very easy to move around the city on your transport. For example, you can rent a motorcycle in Chiang Mai. We have very tasty and very healthy food in Chiang Mai. We have 365 sunny days a year. Very easy to get a visa. Come to visit us – we will be very happy.

  6. Hi! Great list you’re having here, any chances you could add one more event to your list ? It’s about becoming a master in public speaking and creating your own talk, presentation or pitch. Event’s name – Speakers Lab retreat and it’s taking place in Fuerteventura.

  7. Thanks a lot for the add, Alexandra! Sounds great, I will definitely check out the new event later! :)

  8. Hey :) Great article!

    Nomad Summit is going to Las Vegas too! So the conference will be organized September 1-3, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV as well. :)

  9. Thanks a lot for your comment, Lesya! Sounds like a great event! I will definitely add it to the list soon. Hope you have a great time!

  10. Awesome list of conferences! We also have an awesome event coming up in August 2018 at the Spanish Pyrenees, the first outdoor festival on Location Independence, <a href="https://freedomxfest.com/ref/46/&quot;)FreedomXFest.

    We’re gathering the key players of the movement and 50+ speakers from TimeDoctor, Doist, Facebook, CrossOver, E-Residency, and more. We’ll have different sections for remote work, global schooling, entrepreneurship,co-working, co-living, etc. And all that with the fair amount of fun. :)

    Would be awesome to get added to your list!

  11. Hi Marcela, thanks for reaching out! Please drop me a message via my contact page to talk about collaborations. Thanks!

  12. hey! would you like to write about Selina.com? would love to get in touch

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