The internet is an essential element of our lives. For the last 30 years, it has completely changed the way people and companies communicate, get information, buy and sell products, promote events, etc. But a new technology involving the internet has been trending for the last few years. Yes, we are talking about the Internet of Things (IoT).
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In simple terms, IoT is a system of physical objects or devices connected to the internet using various microsensors and chips. Therefore, it allows the creation of a vast network of interconnected devices capable of collecting and sharing data, either about the environment where these devices are placed or how they’re being used. The effect of IoT solutions has been notorious, impacting several industries and having a wide range of applications in smart grids, wearables, connectivity, industrial automation (IIoT), and even AI (AIoT).
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Considering the importance IoT has earned, we compiled a comprehensive list of some of the most notable IoT conferences and events throughout 2022. Although some have already passed, there are still plenty of opportunities to attend one of these events and learn firsthand about the latest technological developments and how IoT innovation will continue to impact different industries.
Top IoT Conferences and Events
Embedded IoT World Conference & Expo
Santa Clara, USA | 5 April - 15 April
During two days of technical sessions, Q&As, and demos, Embedded IoT offers attendees a high-class industry, technical engineering education in electronics innovation for practitioners using embedded technologies to bring end-to-end IoT solutions to life. This is a great conference to attend if you are an engineer, software architect, or developer.
Industrial AI/IoT Expo
Nagoya, Japan | 13 April - 15 April
The Industrial AI/IoT Expo Expo is an exhibition event of IoT and AI solutions inside the manufacturing industry, including IoT platforms, AI solutions, security, and communication devices. Participants will have the chance to interact and discuss with experts within the manufacturing industry's production technology, quality, design, development, and information system sectors.
Nordic IoT Week
Helsinki, Finland | 21 April
The Nordic IoT conference is a C-level event that focuses solely on demonstrating the limitless opportunities emerging tech and digital transformation can offer businesses. Attendees will have the chance to learn precious insights from some of the most critical decision-makers in the field of IoT, AT, ML, data analytics, automation, and digitalization in Northern Europe.
IoT Solutions World Congress
Barcelona, Spain | 10 May - 12 May
The IoT Solutions World Congress, or just IOTSWC, is an event that showcases the game-changing IoT solutions and technologies that are disrupting and transforming many industries. Attendees can also get insights on using IoT applications to develop a decisive competitive advantage for their organizations.
Dublin, Ireland | 20 June - 23 June
The IoT Week in Dublin 2022 will explore the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, quantum computing, AR/VR, Robotics, and new digital innovations. In addition, it will discuss how IoT facilitates recent trends such as home office and the digitalization of the economy in a post-COVID era.
Utrecht, The Netherlands | 21 June
Future Tech is a technology conference for developers, architects, and experts to discuss, learn, and debate ideas and know-how concerning the newest ( and dive deep into Microsoft, .NET, and C# technologies such as .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, Azure, and more.
Nuremberg, Germany | 21 June - 23 June
Embedded World is a trade conference where you can find anything related to embedded systems, from components, modules, and complete systems to operating systems, hardware, software, and services. Attendees of Embedded World can expect to discover the innovations of the embedded sector, meet experts, and even get new customers for their businesses.
Embedded IoT Summit
Austin, USA | 21 June - 24 June
As part of the Open Source Summit, the Embedded IoT Summit is focused on system architects, firmware developers, and software developers can learn and work together for increased development velocity and maximum innovation in resource-constrained embedded and IoT products.
IoT Evolution Expo
Fort Lauderdale, USA | 21 June - 24 June
IoT Evolution Expo is a business event focused on growth through digital transformation, new business models, and ROI. By using real user cases, attendees can expect valuable, actionable insights that can drive measurable results, increase efficiency, and create new business opportunities to grow their organizations using IoT solutions.
Industrial IoT Conference
Munich, Germany | 23 June
IIoT Conference is designed to close the gap between automation and software development. The IIoT aims to be a highly technical conference. Thus it is also targeted at people that work in technical positions, such as software developers, engineers, automation experts, software architects, machine learning and AI practitioners, industrial image processing, etc.
4th International Conference on Internet of Things (CIoT 2022)
Copenhagen, Denmark | 25 June - 26 June
The 4th International Conference on the Internet of Things (CIoT 2022) will focus on sharing knowledge and research results, projects, and industrial experiences that describe significant advances in the areas of methodology and applications of IoT.
Internet of Things Conference
Munich, Germany | 27 June - 29 June
The Internet of Things Conference (IoTCon) gathers experts from all areas related to the IoT product lifecycle. Participants will be able to learn about several different topics, including design product development and IoT business models.
Blockchain and Internet of Things Conference
Tokyo, Japan | 8 July - 10 July
The 4th Blockchain and Internet of Things Conference (BIOTC 2022) will bring together academics, practitioners, and professionals from business, academia, and government to discuss research and development, as well as professional practice in Blockchain and IoT.
Nanchang, China | 15 July - 17 July
The 3rd International Conference on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Internet of Things Engineering (ICBAIE 2022) will cover topics related to reporting applied big data, artificial intelligence, internet of things engineering, etc. Academic researchers from all around the world will lead the discussion about how these technologies can be used to solve social problems.
Chongqing, China | 12 August - 14 August
The 6th International Conference on Big Data and Internet of Things (BDIOT2022) will focus on providing an international platform for presenting and publishing the latest scientific research outcomes related to the topics of Big Data and Internet of Things.
IEEE International Conference on Smart Internet of Things
Suzhou, China | 19 August - 21 August
The IEEE International Conference on Smart Internet of Things (IEEE SmartIoT 2022) focuses on exchanging, sharing, and discussing the latest research, theories, and applications for Smart Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Some topics to be covered include IoT Sensing, monitoring, networking and routing, Big data analysis and Cloud computing, Smart cities, intelligent transportation and internet of vehicles, etc.
IoT Tech Expo Europe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 20 September - 21 September
IoT Tech Expo Europe is a free-to-attend two-day, hybrid conference for anyone interested in the latest IoT innovations, implementations, and strategies to drive their businesses forward. Attendees can expect vital insights from over 250 speakers who will share their knowledge and real-life experiences in this industry.
5G Expo Europe
Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 20 September - 21 September
5G Expo Europe is one of the best enterprise technology exhibitions and conferences in Europe. The conference brings together crucial industry leaders for two days of top-level content and thoughtful discussions on the latest innovations within AI, Big Data, Blockchain, 5G, Cyber Security, and IoT ecosystems. This conference also covers the impact of these technologies across industries like manufacturing, transport, supply chain, government, legal sectors, financial services, energy, utilities, insurance, healthcare, and retail.
IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit for Tourism
Catania, Italy | 20 September - 23 September
This online event is designed to gather professionals from the industry, the public sector, and the research community from all over the world to discuss about the implementation of IoT solutions in a local setting.
Okinawa, Japan | 23 September - 25 September
The 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (CCIOT 2022) will provide a forum for scientists to present their latest research results and perspectives for future research and developments in the IoT and Cloud Computing field.
International Conference on Industrial IoT, Big Data and Supply Chain
Beijing, China | 23 September - 25 September
This conference brings together experts, practitioners, scientists, academics, and industry leaders to discuss concepts, ideas, services, research, and applications surrounding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
EnTech+ World Congress
London, United Kingdom | 26 September - 27 September
EnTech will gather decision-makers from across Europe and the UK to discuss the possibilities of disruptive technologies such as IoT, smart meters, energy management systems, and automated platforms to solve challenges around power sector transformation.
CENSIS Tech Summit
Glasgow, United Kingdom | 29 September
One of Scotland's leading IoT events offers a full day of free top-class speakers, exhibitors, debates, and networking for everyone that uses or is interested in using sensing, imaging, and IoT solutions for their organization or academic research.
IoT Tech Expo North America
Santa Clara, USA | 5 October - 6 October
IoT Tech Expo North America is a two-day event for ambitious enterprise technology professionals or anyone searching for the latest IoT innovations, implementations, and strategies that can drive their businesses forward. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the impact of IoT technology on various industries, including manufacturing, transport, supply chain, government, healthcare, and many more.
5G Expo North America
Santa Clara, USA | 5 October - 6 October
Like its European edition, this two-day conference will cover top-level content and thought leadership discussions on the 5G ecosystem. The 5G Expo is an ideal event for professionals and technology enthusiasts that look to learn about the latest innovations, implementations, and strategies that can drive their organizations forward. Some key topics to be examined include 5G Infrastructure, Edge Computing, Deployment Modes, Network Evolution, IoT, Blockchain, and many others.
Smart Agriculture Day
Paris, France | 12 October
This online event covers the latest in innovation and technology that is going on in the agriculture industry. Smart agriculture solutions will be ever more important in combating climate change. This event will cover the uses of technologies, such as IoT, wireless sensors, predictive analysis, robotics, etc., in the future of agriculture and how tomorrow’s farms are going to look.
IIoT World - ICS Cybersecurity Day
Cleveland, USA | 12 October
With content targeted to CxOs, executives, and technology-oriented executives, this online event will bring together experts worldwide to share insights and future opportunities on IIoT technologies and ICS cybersecurity.
IoT World Forum
London, United Kingdom | 13 October - 14 October
The Internet of Things International Forum assembles industry leaders, technological experts, business persons, political figures, and academic researchers to discuss and cooperate on the potential developments and applications that IoT innovation can provide for technological, economic, and social development.
Digital Around the World
Geneva, Switzerland | 20 October - 21 October
Digital Around the World is a 24 hours non-stop virtual conference. Organized in a way that every region and time zone would be able to participate, top-level international experts will discuss the latest trends in digital transformation and technological innovations. Therefore, attendees can expect a 24 high-level sessions marathon of debates that will be developed and moderated consecutively from various countries in Europe, the Americas, the Asia/Pacific region and Africa.
Lisbon, Portugal | 22 October - 24 October
The 7th International Workshop on Information and Knowledge in the Internet of Things (IKIT 2022) will share knowledge related to many areas around IoT, such as data management and processing, information extraction, technology, knowledge management, integration, etc.
Symposium on IoT and Latin America and Brazilian Congress on IoT
Sāo Paulo, Brazil | 24 October - 28 October
This event, designated for scientists, will cover the broad and multidisciplinary field of IoT through scientific and industrial workshop sessions.
Hardware Pioneers Max
London, United Kingdom | 25 October
Hardware Pioneers Max is an annual that gathers engineers, technical, and business leaders whose companies are developing B2B and B2C IoT solutions.
IEEE 8th World Forum on Internet of Things
Yokohama, Japan | 26 October - 11 November
The 8th IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (IEEE WFIoT2022) gathers some of the most prominent people from the IoT ecosystem, including academics, practitioners, and end-users. Attendees can expect to learn the latest developments from the industry, the business world, the public sector, and the research community.
AI Summit & IoT World Expo Austin
Austin, USA | 2 November - 3 November
With 17 different conference stages, the IoT World conference promises to combine emerging technology and leading brands to show organizations how to lead the way in IoT adoption, ensuring can they can thrive through the integration of new technology. Thus, providing inspiration to enable integration into a new world of quicker business with more accurate data.
12th International Conference on the Internet of Things
Delf, The Netherlands | 7 November - 10 November
The International Conference on the Internet of Things offers attendees many possibilities for professional exchange related to IoT through keynotes, poster, and demo sessions.
Øredev Developer Conference
Malmö, Sweden | 8 November - 10 November
Conference dedicated to software developers that offers a blend of work and social activities, aiming to create collaborations, build communities, and establish friendships.
Bosch ConnectedWorld 2022
Berlin, Germany | 9 November - 10 November
First held back in 2014, Bosch ConnectedWorld’s mission is to help organizations implement Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) and digital transformation in their businesses.
IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud (I-SMAC 2022)
Dharan, Nepal | 10 November - 12 November
The conference focuses on exploring the application of IoT in different scenarios such as security, privacy, quality of services, problem predictions, network dynamic adaptations, etc.
Bali, Indonesia | 24 November - 26 November
With a blend of technical sessions, tutorials, technology, and business panels, this conference provides an international forum for researchers, academicians, professionals, and students to learn the latest developments in IoT technologies.
IoT Tech Expo Global
London, United Kingdom | 1 December - 2 December
One of the world-leading IoT event series will bring together key industries from around the world for two days of top-level content and thought leadership across several topics. Some of the key topics to be covered include Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, IIoT & Smart Manufacturing, Connected Environments, Developing for the IoT, Process Optimisation, Sensor Deployment, Connectivity Considerations, and many more.
5G Expo Global
London, United Kingdom | 1 December - 2 December
With more than 200 exhibitors, the 5G Expo will showcase some of the most cutting-edge technologies being developed today. Additionally, with the participation of 250 speakers sharing their real-life experiences, attendees can expect to receive unparalleled industry insights.
IIoT World - Manufacturing & Supply Chain Day
Cleveland, USA | 7 December
With content targeted to CxOs, executives, and technology-oriented executives, this online event will bring together experts worldwide to share insights and future opportunities on IIoT & AI technologies applied in the manufacturing and supply chain industry.
Future of IoT Conferences and Events
That was our selection of the best IoT conferences and events for 2022. We mainly focused on upcoming IoT events for the rest of 2022, but we also include some of the big events that have already happened because most of these are annually-held events. Therefore, don’t be discouraged if you have already missed an event that caught your eye. We have updated some of the dates on our website, but make sure to stay updated with the new dates for 2023.
Attending these events are excellent opportunities to keep on top of the latest IoT innovations and developments, whether you are an industry professional or just a tech-savvy enthusiast. We put a blend of onsite, online, and hybrid events in this list. Therefore, there is no excuse not to join at least one of these events if you want to stay updated with the latest IoT applications.
If you are interested in various tech events, more than just IoT innovations, make sure you visit our event page, where you can find events and conferences from all around the world in multiple categories. And to save you some time, you can filter the results by technology and country.