* Dates for 2020 still to be confirmed *
DLD is Israel’s largest hi-tech conference, happening once a year usually around September time. Thousands of hi-tech professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors from Israel and abroad gather for the prestigious international festival and conference dealing with innovation, digital media, science and culture. The conference aims to lay the groundwork for future innovations and technological developments, offering professionals and senior executives in the global hi-tech industry a platform for exchanging ideas and networking.
DLD’s main conference is an invite only conference with meetups from top Hi-Tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, Booking.com, Samsung and many more. However, there are also some cool free events open for everyone to join: Urban Happenings (technology and art exhibitions down Rothschild Blvd. and lectures in bars) and Israel Ed Tech Week look particularly cool!
- Sunday 15th-19th September – Israel EdTech Week (around Tel Aviv)
- Wednesday 18th September – Urban Happening along Rothschild
- Wednesday 18th September – Shaping the Future @ Mindcet
- Wednesday 18th September – UX Night @ Mindspace
- Wednesday 18th September – Drone Battle Competition @ Rothschild Blvd.
Rothschild Urban Happening | FREE | Wednesday 18th September 7pm-9pm
Come and take a stroll down Rothschild Blvd and enjoy innovative technology and art exhibitions, including 20 simultaneous meetups, and 100 cool machines! Read more.
DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival is one of Tel Aviv’s Best Hi-Tech Meetups! Check out the full guide, click here.
Want to find out about more events like this? Check out Tel Aviv’s Top Cultural Events!
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