The Most Inspiring Digital Nomad Conferences of 2023


What are digital nomad conferences?

Digital nomad conferences and remote work conferences are gatherings of digital nomads, remote workers, and location-independent entrepreneurs. They can be virtual or in-person meetings or seminars to share ideas about issues important to digital nomads. 

These conferences include various combinations of keynote speakers, workshops, Q&A sessions, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, job fairs, after-parties, recreational sports, and cultural tours.

In addition to professional development, digital nomad conferences are fantastic opportunities to travel and socialize with other digital nomads.

Why should you attend a digital nomad conference? (And what makes them inspiring?)

Digital nomad conferences are specifically designed to address the unique issues of this rapidly growing remote work and travel lifestyle.  When you attend digital nomad conferences you get to meet other digital nomads just like you who share the same values and aspirations.

You’ll learn from leaders in remote work and digital nomads who have successfully navigated the challenges of working across borders while exploring the world. Conferences teach attendees new skills and introduce them to the latest tools and resources needed to stay on top of the trends in remote work.

Most in-person conferences also include after-parties and local tours since they recognize that personal connections and travel experiences are an important part of being a digital nomad.

Other inspiring reasons to attend digital nomad conferences include:

You can also learn about all of these topics on this website! Follow any of the links above to keep learning.

Which digital nomad conferences are offered in 2023?

Are you looking for digital nomad and remote work conferences offered in 2022? You can find them here.

FEBRUARY 2023

NOMADBASE SAFARI

EventNomadbase Safari
LocationSouth Africa
DateFebruary 2023
TicketsTBA
DescriptionAn 11-day safari to visit some of the world’s most amazing national parks, go on river cruises, and jeep rides with fellow digital nomads.

MARCH 2023

NOMADS AT SEA

EventNomads at Sea
LocationEastern Caribbean Antilles (Cruise Ship)
DateMarch 11-18, 2023
TicketsVaries depending on cabin choice and occupancy
DescriptionDigital nomad conference on a cruise ship. Learn how to earn an income while traveling, how to travel for free with credit card points and miles, and how to create travel content for social media.
Nomads At Sea Digital Nomad Conference

THE REMOTE WORKING EXPO

EventThe Remote Working Expo
LocationLondon, UK
DateMarch 15-16, 2023
TicketsFREE
DescriptionPart of the Business Revival Series, this is an opportunity to kickstart your company’s remote work or hybrid culture. Learn from industry-leading exhibitors and expert keynote and seminar speakers. Attend educational workshops on new technologies, management styles, and HR solutions for remote work. And of course, there will be plenty of networking opportunities.

APRIL 2023

BUSINESS JUNGLE FEST BY THE NOMAD ESCAPE

EventBusiness Jungle Fest by The Nomad Escape
LocationChemuyil, Mexico (near Tulum)
DateApril 2023
TicketsEvent only (early bird): $1,015 or €895
Lodging is an additional cost and depends on occupancy (single, double, etc)
DescriptionThe event is designed for online entrepreneurs, business owners, freelancers, remote workers, creatives, digital nomads, or anyone who needs a change or is starting up their location-independent career.  You will have the option to join interactive workshops, networking opportunities, fitness and wellness sessions, cenote diving and jungle hikes, and parties.
The Nomad Escape Jungle Fest Aftermovie 2022

RUNNING REMOTE

EventRunning Remote
LocationLisbon, Portugal
DateApril 25-26, 2023
TicketsEarly bird: $599 (Until December 22. Discounts if multiple passes are purchased.)
Regular price: $999
DescriptionRunning Remote showcases remote work experts from innovative small and midsize businesses on live, virtual, and hybrid stages. This conference is primarily for remote-first business founders & hybrid-team leaders to learn about strategies and make connections that will help them build and lead remote teams.
Running Remote 2022 Highlights Video

MAY 2023

DIGITAL NOMADS WORLD

EventDigital Nomads World
LocationWashington, D.C., USA
DatePreviously scheduled for May 11-12, 2022 but postponed until 2023
TicketsTBA (Live and Virtual options)
DescriptionA combination trade show and virtual event to serve the fast-growing digital nomad and remote work industries.  You will have the opportunities to learn from and make connections with top-ranked recruiters, fellow nomads, and experts.  Exhibitors will include app creators, technology providers, healthcare providers, and other service providers relevant to the digital nomad lifestyle.

EMPIRE RETREAT

EventEmpire Retreat
LocationSplit, Croatia
DateMay 22-26, 2023
TicketsContact for information
DescriptionThis is an immersive retreat for small business owners (digital nomad entrepreneurs) who want to scale their businesses, optimize profits, and widen their impact.
Empire Retreat Trailer

WOMEN IN TRAVEL SUMMIT

EventWomen in Travel Summit
LocationSan Juan, Puerto Rico
DateMay 19-21, 2023
TicketsCreators: $399
Travel industry professionals: $799
DescriptionThe premier event for travel’s top marketing talent. Creative entrepreneurs, influencers, and travel industry professionals come together to discuss future innovations, build dynamic collaborations, and change travel worldwide, all while supporting and empowering a diverse community. This will be the 10th Women in Travel Summit. The conference fee includes sessions and keynotes, networking events, parties, tours, all meals, and coffee breaks.
Women In Travel Summit in Puerto Rico 2023

WORK PLACE CULTURE CONFERENCE

EventWork Place Culture Conference
LocationDubrovnik, Croatia
DateTBA (Likely in May 2023)
TicketsSee website ticket info. Price varies depending upon the number of conference days, masterclasses, and workshops you plan to attend.
Virtual: FREE or donation
DescriptionA digital nomad industry event with keynote speakers, panels, workshops, networking dinners, and activities like kayaking and a sunset cruise. The conference is mainly for representatives of destinations looking to attract digital nomads, companies looking to promote digital nomad and remote work culture, and digital nomad service providers.
Work Place Culture Conference Highlight Reel 2022

JUNE 2023

TENERIFE DIGITAL NOMAD FEST

EventTenerife Digital Nomad Fest (a.k.a. TEDNOMAD)
LocationTenerife, Spain
DateTBA (Likely June 2023)
TicketsFREE
DescriptionIncludes talks given by professionals or business leaders in the technology sector, remote work, specialists in critical thinking, and experts from various fields related to digital culture. There is a networking and meetup area as well as concerts and other entertainment activities.

BANSKO DIGITAL NOMAD FEST

EventBansko Digital Nomad Fest
LocationBansko, Bulgaria
DateJune 25 – July 2, 2023
TicketsEarly bird €119 + €23.80 VAT
DescriptionA celebration of the location-independent lifestyle and digital nomad mindset. For one week hundreds of nomads, remote workers, and freelancers will take over a beautiful village in Bulgaria for an amazing mix of presentations, workshops, sports, mindfulness, and nature.
Bansko Nomad Fest 2023 Official trailer

ZAGREB DIGITAL NOMAD WEEK

EventZagreb Digital Nomad Week
LocationZagreb, Croatia
DateTBA (Likely June 2023)
TicketsTBA
DescriptionSponsored by the Zagreb Tourist Board, this award-winning event for digital nomads in Croatia highlights 7 themes over 7 days in 7 locations around Zagreb.
Zagreb Digital Nomad Week

AUGUST 2023

NOMADays

EventNOMADays
LocationGermany
DateAugust 25-27, 2023
TicketsEarly Bird €490
Regular €875
DescriptionDescribed as the “entrepreneurs congress for perpetual travel,” this conference features talks, panels, and workshops set in the Schloss Zeit castle. You can stay in castle rooms or go glamping on the grounds.

SEPTEMBER 2023

CAMP INDIE

EventCamp Indie
LocationBerkshire Mountains, Connecticut, USA
DatePostponed in 2022 but will return in 2023 (Dates TBA). You can sign up for email notifications when details are announced.
TicketsTBA
DescriptionThis event is advertised as “the World’s Most Fun Conference.” Camp Indie is designed as a summer camp-style retreat in the Connecticut Berkshire Mountains to learn the skills and connections needed to grow a location-independent business. The price is all-inclusive of accommodations, food, alcohol, workshops, and all sorts of outdoor activities like paddleboarding, canoeing, ropes course, zip-lining, and waterskiing. The conference is capped at 200 people to maintain an intimate and fun setting. 

7in7

Event7in7
LocationAfrica
DateTBA (likely September 2023)
TicketsTBA
Description7in7 has a mission to hold 7 digital nomad conferences on 7 continents in 7 years. This will be the conference’s 6th year and 6th continent. The conference is largely women-led and 75% of the past attendees have been women.  Attendance is limited to 100 people and is limited to those who have over a year of nomad experience.  They limit the total to 100 attendees to allow people to better connect with speakers, founders, panelists, and fellow attendees. 
There are workshops, breakout sessions, panels, lunches, and parties.  Topics include starting a podcast, applying for a digital nomad visa, creating revenue streams, self-defense for the traveler, remote work policies and benefits, traveling with kids, and the impact of the digital nomad lifestyle on climate change. Make sure to check out the Antarctica trip planned for the final year!
7in7 Year 4 Recap: Wellington, New Zealand

OCTOBER 2023

EventDigital Nomad Conference Switzerland
LocationBern, Switzerland (and streamed online)
DateTBA (Likely October 2023)
TicketsAround USD$12
DescriptionThe goal of the conference is to provide practical information about location-independent work. Among the keynote speakers in 2022 was Gonçalo Hall, CEO at NomadX and pioneer of digital nomad villages in Portugal and Brazil.
Digital Nomad Conference Switzerland

NOVEMBER 2023

REPEOPLE CONFERENCE

EventRepeople Conference
LocationCanary Islands, Spain
DateTBA (likely November 2023)
TicketsTBA
DescriptionIn November 2022 there were 74 speakers, 35 panels, and talks at 3 hotel locations.  The event is advertised as Europe’s largest remote work conference where attendees can learn about remote work, learn from remote work experts, and network with an international community of business leaders.
Gran Canaria also has a digital nomad village you can check out while there.

NOMAD CAPITALIST LIVE

EventNomad Capitalist Live
LocationTBA
DateTBA
TicketsTBA
DescriptionA premier gathering of global citizens discussing second citizenship, legal offshore tax strategies, international investing, and the Nomad Capitalist Lifestyle.

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of the most inspiring digital nomad conferences in 2023. If you’d like to add your conference to the list, please contact me here.

Jamie Dubois

I am a freelance writer, wanderer, kayaker, rock climber, and adventurer exploring the world on my own terms.

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