As the market has developed over the last few years there are lots of awesome Product Management Events for people to attend all over the globe.
Here are our top 5 picks for 2018 (in no particular order)
1. Atlassian Summit – 3-5 September – Barcelona , Spain
Coined as Europe’s largest gathering of Product Users this is not one to miss. There are a whole host of workshops to get involved in, including training on systems like JIRA where you can get your certification (there is an associated cost). With speakers from companies including Airbnb, Trello and of course Atlassian themselves. Mixed with Spanish sunshine it’s well worth a visit!
2. Mind The Product – 18th – 19th October – London., UK
One of the most well know Product Management events on the calendar Mind the Product have events in Hamburg, San Fran and London.
With Speakers to be announced soon, it’s sure to be a jam-packed couple of days of awesome insight, workshops and good old networking. They even provide an open bar so you can enjoy a few jars with your peers at the end of the day!
3. Product Management Festival – 14th & 15th November – Zurich, Switzerland
And what a festival this is.. With past speakers from companies including Spotify, Netflix, Facebook and Paypal, this really is a great event to see some industry leaders give an insight into what they are doing and how you can apply this to your business.
They also run and festival in Singapore during the summer if you can get your boss to fly you out there!
4. Product Tank – Every Month – Various Locations World Wide
Product Tank is a meetup group for Product Managers both New and Experienced. Every Month in various locations around the UK some of the top minds get together to network and share industry ideas. If you’re looking for a regular meet up that won’t ruin your budget then this is it (it’s free)! You can simply go to listen to the talk or head out for a few beers with some peers after.
5. The Product Group – 1st Thursday of every month – London
Another great free monthly meet up but this one is only in London. It’s an opportunity to meet and network with other Product Managers. There are monthly topics where a round-table discussion is often held.
They’ve even got their own YouTube channel where you can find lots of great talks that they’ve hosted online.