25 Amsterdam-based tech events that should be on your calendar this fall 2021 | Silicon


Are you ready to pursue your big goals and fulfill your bold dreams? 

If yes, what’s better than attending conferences, and bringing home a ton of knowledge, valuable connections, and network with like-minded people. Nothing fuels creativity and innovation more than a conference that unites like-minded people. 

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But which conferences and events should you attend? Here’s a list of upcoming online, hybrid and in-person events in Amsterdam that are worth considering this fall.

TechJobsFair Netherlands

Date: September 2

Looking for a new job? Improve your chances by attending the Netherland Virtual TJF 2021 event. TechJobsFair Netherlands is a great opportunity to look for a new job while growing your network and meeting other like-minded people in the bustling Netherland region. The event allows job seekers to browse and apply to some of the fastest-growing companies. Interested participants can register here.
Those who are subscribed to StartupAmsterdam’s newsletter, check your mail today for a discount code to apply to exhibit at TechJobFair.

IamExpat Fair Amsterdam 2021

Date: September 11

The Netherlands is a popular location for expats, but there are lots of important things you should know first. This international one-day event is designed to connect and support the expat community in the Netherlands. 

You can meet businesses and organisations offering a variety of services, attend presentations and workshops to help you thrive in the Netherlands, and encounter other expats, all in a single location. If you want to join, register here.

Amsterdam Tech Job Fair

Date: October 7

Whether you are looking for a job or recruiting, Amsterdam Tech Job Fair by TechMeetups is the place to be. This event offers a chance for job seekers to meet top employers and speed interview for several positions during the event. 

If you are fed up submitting your CV online, here’s a chance to change your strategy and do a bit of networking. Students, graduates, alumni, job seekers looking for a career in technology, marketing or sales, are encouraged to attend. Are you interested? Check out here.

Digital Procurement World

Date: September 15-16

DPW (Digital Procurement World) 2021 is the world’s largest conference for digital procurement, bringing together the entire digital procurement ecosystem from enterprise to big tech startups, investors/VCs, industry analysts, press, and bloggers. The international event is geared towards networking opportunities for executives in charge of digital procurement transformation and implementation. If you are one of them, click here to register. Startups can also still apply, until August 27th.

MKB Digitalisieringsoffensief Kick Off Event

Date: September 16

The Digitisation Offensive supports entrepreneurs from the Amsterdam region with digitisation to help their SMEs grow faster. It also hosts startups with useful tools to support or accelerate that digitisation and connects them with interested SMEs. The event is an initiative of Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, MKB-Amsterdam, and Ready to Scale and is made possible by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Municipality of Amsterdam. The program offers workshops, speed dates, matching markets, and more. You can register here

Self Made Summit

Date: September 16

Are you looking for useful tools, valuable lessons, new inspiration, and like-minded contacts, career-wise? Self Made Summit is the event you should look out for. The program of The Self-Made Summit consists of a series of keynotes, masterclasses, power-up panels, and workshops by successful speakers from home and abroad. Are you interested? Get your tickets here


Date: September 21-23

Money20/20 is a global event enabling payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data, and technology. 

The event brings fintech’s biggest hive mind together to have conversations and make the decisions that will shape the future of the industry, and the products and services the world will be using in 5 years. Buy your pass here.


Date: September 30 – October 11

TNW Conference is a 2-day technology event that brings together international tech executives, top-tier investors, scale-ups, and startups for business and knowledge sharing. This is TNW’s first hybrid edition, meaning it will take place in-person in Amsterdam, as well as digitally online. Through this event, you will get valuable keynote content, interactive sessions with audience engagement, and plenty of opportunities to connect and do business with people attending in-person and online. For more information, click here.

Startups from Amsterdam, the city is calling! StartupAmsterdam and Smart Health Amsterdam are looking for innovations that contribute to the city to exhibit with them. Find more info here. Interested? Register your startup here before August 25th and become a part of TNW.

World Hydrogen Congress 2021

Date: October 4-6 

Hydrogen is becoming a preferred solution to decarbonising power generation, energy storage, cost-efficient drivetrains, and industrial heat markets. The World Hydrogen Congress 2021 is all about accelerating transition to hydrogen through actionable insights and networking. Startups working on the energy transition in the Netherlands might want to block this in their calendar; the city of Amsterdam is laying out its vision for hydrogen energy here. If you are interested, check out here

The Dutch Startup Conference

Date: October 5

The Dutch Startup Conference 2021 is the annual conference for Dutch Startup Founders, VCs, Executives, and Seed Fund Partners. Hosted by Startup Network Europe, this webinar will focus on practical steps to scale your startup. For this edition, the speakers and guests will be Dutch Startup Founders based in Silicon Valley and the United States. Want to join and get access to industry trends and innovative tools? Click here

Intelligent Health

Date: October 12

The Intelligent Health summit brings together the global AI and health communities to advance discussions on how to apply AI and drive technological collaboration in healthcare, by connecting clinicians, patients, and decision-makers in healthcare settings with technologists. 

CPD-accredited large-scale global summit brings C-level executives, clinicians, hospital heads, and scientists from pharma, biotech, medtech, health provisions, tech, startups, and investment companies from every corner of the globe. Are you interested? Click here to register.

Startups from the Amsterdam-region get the unique opportunity to exhibit their innovation, together with StartupAmsterdam and Smart Health Amsterdam. Find more info here. Interested? Register your startup here to show off your company on Intelligent Health 2021.

World Summit AI 

Date: October 13 – 14

World Summit AI is a renowned AI summit, bringing together  the global AI ecosystem of Enterprise, BigTech, Startups, Investors, Science, and the brightest brains in AI in Amsterdam to tackle the most burning AI issues head-on and set the global AI agenda. The summit will contain Plenary sessions, Table-talks, Workshops, Curated 121 meetings, and much more. Book your tickets here.

Startups from Amsterdam, don’t miss this one! StartupAmsterdam and Smart Health Amsterdam are looking for innovations that contribute to the city to exhibit with them. Find more info here. Interested? Register your startup here and become a part of World Summit AI.

CES Unveiled

Date: October 14

CES Unveiled is an in-person event to showcase the latest technology from around the region. From startups to established brands, the CES Unveiled series is the ultimate sneak peek of what will be launched to the world at CES 2022. You can register here

EAGE Annual 2021

Date: October 18 – 21

The 82nd EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition is the largest and most comprehensive multidisciplinary geoscience and engineering event. 

The conference will have technical oral and e-Poster presentations, where you can get up-to-date insights covering every aspect of geoscience…


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