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10 tech conferences you can't miss in India in 2023

16 Mar 2023 7 MIN READ

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The vast country of India has long been associated with tech production and engineering. With its vibrant start-up culture and reputation as the next Silicon Valley, India is hosting various tech conferences in 2023, perfect for professionals looking for insights into the industry's next big thing. 

From New Delhi to Bangalore, what could be more thrilling than combining a trip to these bustling metropolises with networking with tech's most innovative leaders? But with so many tech hubs to choose from, it can be challenging to whittle down a shortlist of must-attend events. 

Here at TravelPerk, we have drawn up our list of the year's top ten technology conferences in India, and as ever, our travel experts remain on hand to help you turn your plans into an itinerary! 

Internet of Things India Expo

27th - 29th March 2023
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Join over 1700 delegates and 30,000 tech enthusiasts for three days of marveling at the latest innovations at IOT India. Wander through the extensive trade show where over 800 exhibitors and 100 start-ups gather to demonstrate their cutting-edge tech solutions or scope out over 50 conference sessions on a variety of fascinating futuristic topics.

This year 150 speakers will share the inside scoop on subjects like Accelerating Future Smart Cities using Data & Digitization and Beyond Streaming - what's next for media and OTT? Who can you expect to see? This year's lineup includes Prashant Malik, Senior Technology Lead for Digital Assets at HSBC and Deepti Matai, Head of Industry - Auto at Google India. 


27th - 29th March 2023
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

In town for IOT India? Then you will want to attend the sister event IndiaSoft. Hosting over 1000 leading IT companies since 2001, this three-day expo celebrates the stars of the software industry. Focusing on helping attendees forge meaningful business connections, participants can organize meetings with peers working in various specialities, including Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation and Big Data Analytics. The conference not only covers the full gamut of tech sectors but draws an international crowd with over 500 delegates visiting from over 100 different countries. 

Cybersecurity Summit: Bengaluru

12th - 13th April 2023
Conrad Hotel, Bengaluru  

Cybersecurity professionals looking to get ahead in tackling the latest challenges can gain vital knowledge in Bengaluru this April. Chaired by Sridhar Sidhu, Senior Vice President and Head of Information Security Services Group at Wells Fargo, this year's conference will feature talks from esteemed tech professionals such as Minatee Mishra, Director at Philips.

2023's topics will include the newest developments in XDR, cloud security, the emerging field of quantum computer science in cybersecurity, and much more. If you can't make these dates, don't worry, further editions will be held throughout the year, including sister summits in Singapore in July, New Delhi in August and Mumbai in November. 

Great International Developer Summit (GIDS) India 

25th - 28th April 2023
TBC, Bangalore 

Sponsored by Atlassian, Google Cloud and Wells Fargo, GIDS India offers four days of intensive learning for software engineers. Providing a cornucopia of insights, the impressive agenda blends technical discussions like Improving the Quality of JavaScript Code with industry-specific conversations such as The Future of Automotive: A Developer's Look at Software Defined Vehicles.

On top of visionary seminar sessions, attendees can head to the brand marketplace to learn about the dev culture and upcoming opportunities at the leading tech companies or check out the latest ideas at the tech expo. Looking for a mentor or future business partner? This extensive tech event has ample opportunities to network with the best developers and entrepreneurs from various sectors. 

Data Engineering Summit 

27th - 28th April 2023
Hotel Radisson Blu, Bengaluru

Gearing up for its second edition, the Data Engineering Summit will bring together over 700 attendees to take advantage of its extensive agenda of presentations, workshops and panels. With over 30 speakers on the roster, 2023 will see the likes of Adarsh Srivastava, Head of Product & Data Quality Engineering at Roche and Setu Kumar Chaturvedi, Head COE of Data Science, Data Engineering & Data Analytics at Reserve Bank Information Technology, take to the stage.

Perfect for tech professionals looking to brush up on the latest industry advancements, topics up for discussion this year will include best practices for streamlining data pipelines and the newest developments in predictive analytics.  

World Test Engineering Summit

22nd - 23rd June 2023
Sterlings Mac Hotel, Bengaluru

An exclusive event for tech architects, testers and developers, the World Test Engineering Summit releases just 100 tickets each year. A two-day in-depth dive into the challenges facing these roles, this tech event is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in technology testing and DevOps practices. With over 30 speakers from across the globe, this year's sessions fall into two tracks.

One more technical will include topics such as Understanding and optimizing dockerfile. The other, meanwhile, will focus more generally on upcoming tech trends like How are AI and Machine Learning affecting QA? Plus, with previous sponsors including Amadeus, Accenture and Sabre, there will be plenty of thought leaders to network with during the breaks.  


23rd June 2023
Hotel Radisson Blu, Bengaluru

Join over 100 CDOs at India's largest gathering of Analytics and AI thought leaders. This one-day event aims to explore emerging opportunities in the world of data by bringing together an exclusive list of participants to network and share the challenges of this growing industry.

Drawing professionals from various sectors, 2023 attendees will include Paroma Chatterjee, CEO at Revolut India, Ravindra Patil, Group Leader of Data and AI at Philips and Anthony Devassy, SVP & Head of Data Office at Tata AIG General Insurance Company. After a day of fascinating insights, visitors can rub shoulders with the best and brightest at the closing network drinks and dinner. 

Smart CIO Summit 

19th July 2023
Hilton Hotel, Guindy, Chennai

Backed by the likes of Siemens, Samsung and Dell, the Smart CIO Summit boasts an action-packed agenda crafted to provide managers with strategic breakthroughs to take their teams to the next level.

With informative sessions sharing revolutionary practices and up-and-coming trends across cybersecurity, risk management and talent retention, participants are sure to leave with a wealth of knowledge. Drawing over 200 IT executives, between the enlightening keynote speeches and case study discussions, attendees can network with tech leaders from a range of sectors, including retail, aviation and healthcare. 


4th - 5th October 2023
The Westin Gurgaon Hotel, New Delhi

TECHSPO's world-renowned tech conference heads to New Delhi in October. Stretched over two days, this summit draws developers, marketers and designers together to share cutting-edge developments with fellow professionals and the world's media. With attendees from Mobile, SaaS and Internet, to name a few, there are insights for all tech workers.

Part conference, part exhibition, participants can beef up their knowledge at this event and wow their peers and expand their networks by showcasing their businesses' latest innovations. Featured in publications like CNN, NBC and CBS, this is India's only TECHSPO edition, so be sure to secure your tickets soon!  

Open Source India 

12th - 13th October 2023
NIMHANS Convention Center, Bengaluru

With six distinct tracks, this two-day technology conference aims to provide attendees with a streamlined schedule tailored to their role-specific interests. Whether you are a software developer or a senior business decision-maker, there is a host of information on offer. From discussing emerging tools and technologies to debating the best DevOps and management practices, there are golden insights for tech professionals at every level. Attracting top names in 2022, this tech fest's expert speakers included Prashanth Subrahmanyam, Lead Developer Advocate for Google Cloud, Shweta Nayak, Senior Program Manager for Microsoft and Michiel Steltenpool, Head Of Software Engineering for Shell.  

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