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Nighttime Economy and Nightlife Conferences

Attending a conference or summit is more than just listening to panels and speakers. It’s also about building your professional network and presenting yourself to the other individuals who attend.

You learn new things. You talk with people one-on-one. You get a glimpse into the latest trends and policies. You see your nightlife industry heroes in one place, at one time. And you boost your credentials.

Consider any of these upcoming conferences that are relevant to nighttime advocates.

Upcoming Conferences

Held Feb. 29–Mar. 2, 2024, the goal of AVA London is to push boundaries and help shape the future of culture in the biggest city for culture in the world.

The New Colossus Festival is a five-day showcase festival taking place Mar 6-10, 2024 at eight independent music venues on NYC's Lower East Side. It will also include the Ditto X: NYC24 music conference and networking event.

SXSW will be presented in Austin, TX Mar 8 - 16, 2024. The event features conference sessions, film festival screenings, music festival showcases, and more.

Organized by UBO, the University of Western Brittany, the Smart Noz International Conference will be held Mar 18-20, 2024, in Brest, France.

Winter Music Conference is an annual, week-long electronic music and music industry conference in Miami and Miami Beach. It will be held in March, 2024.

Positioning itself as a festival and conference for tomorrow's music, arts, and ideas, Tallinn Music Week takes place Apr 3 - 7, 2024, in Tallinn, EE.

The American Planning Association's 2024 National Planning Conference is scheduled for Apr. 13-16, 2024, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Responsible Hospitality Institute offers its sixth Sociable City Academy on Apr 18, 2024, and presents its tenth Sociable City Summit Apr 18 – 20, 2024, both in Dallas, TX.

With the theme "Rebuilding Our Community," attend the International Music Summit, Apr. 24-26, 2024, on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza.

WISE - The Future Festival & Think Tank will celebrate its third edition in Berlin, May 14 & 15, 2024.

The Great Escape (TGE) conference, also known as The Festival for New Music, will bring 4,000 music industry professionals to Brighton, UK, May 15 – 18, 2024.

Smart City Expo USA is the country’s leading smart cities event. It is scheduled for May 22 & 23, 2024, in New York City.

Hold May 29-31, 2024, in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada, for this year's Music Tourism Convention.

With an opening party on Jun. 2, 2024, the National Independent Venue Association presents its 2024 conference June 3–5, 2024, in New Orleans.

With the theme "Trumpeting Noise Control," INCE-USA presents NOISE-CON in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jun 10 - 12, 2024.

Scheduled for Jun. 13-15, 2024, Sónar+D is the international meeting of art, science, and digital culture during the Sónar Barcelona music festival.

With a Jules Verne theme, I-INCE and SFA present Inter-Noise 2024 in Nantes, France, Aug 25 - 29, 2024.

The International Geographical Congress recognizes that global action, understanding, and sharing are needed to address natural and societal challenges. IGC 2024 is scheduled for Aug. 24-30, 2024, in Dublin.

You can now pre-register for Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2024 which is scheduled for Oct. 16-20, 2024, in Amsterdam.