Upcoming Product Management Conferences in 2021

Product Management
November 8, 2022
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Product management conferences are a great way to meet your peers and network. The conferences allow you to gain new insights and knowledge from a different point of view. The knowledge you gain here will help you become a better marketer, communicator, manager, and more. Essentially, you accelerate the process of becoming a more efficient product manager.

Of course, due to the pandemic, most of the conferences are going to be 100% virtual. But on the flip side, it’s also going to be super easy to join some of the biggest product management conferences and events.

We have curated and compiled the list of the best upcoming product management conferences in 2021. Mentioned according to months, we have provided more details with each list.  You’ll find all the necessary details below. Please note that some events might make changes in their plans, so keep yourself updated. Here’s the list.

Top product management conferences

Before you get overwhelmed, we have already picked some of the best and biggest. So before we make a list based on months, here is a list for the top overall product management conferences in 2021.

ProductCon

ProductCon, organized by Product School, is the world’s largest online product management conference. Throughout 2021, there will be four events, each with a mix of presentations on networking, and panel discussions. You can sign up for free tickets on the event website by selecting one of the following dates:

  • February 18th
  • April 29th
  • June 24th
  • November 24th

Front’s UX and Product Management Case Study Conference

Front is a premier product conference for UX designers and product managers. Attendees will be able to join 800+ other product designers and managers for a series of live, real-world case studies with audience-led Q&A. The event is scheduled to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah on 29 Sep-1 Oct 2021. You can register here.

INDUSTRY virtual

INDUSTRY virtual is the biggest virtual conference for software PMs. It’s an extremely valuable session where you will get 10+ hours of keynotes, 25 sessions, interactive Q&As, 1:1 networking, and more helpful content to help you develop world-class SaaS products.

It’s going to take place on October 5th and 6th at 3 PM GMT/11 AM EST/8 AM PT. You can buy tickets which start from $229.

Mind the Product

Mind the Product is the world’s largest product management conference, with annual flagship conferences in San Francisco, Singapore, and London. And regional conferences in Hamburg and Manchester. All events will be streamed live this year. While tickets are coming soon, you can join the MTP mailing list.

MTP singapore: March 14-15

Digital Americans: July 14-15

Digital APAC: April 14-15

London EMRA: Oct 21-22

MTP Engage Hamburg: June 17

Product Design Week

This four-day event, organized by Future London Academy, is designed to engage attendees in London’s tech and creative industries, exploring the latest innovations and biggest trends. According to the PDW, “You will have the opportunity to meet the teams behind the most ground-breaking products and learn how they approach design and UX strategy, work with clients, and improve their services,”

The event will take place in London, UK in August. Tickets cost £2,200 and the spots usually fill out real quick.

August 2021

Design Thinking & Innovation Week

This week-long event introduces attendees to some of London’s most forward-thinking businesses, uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking and innovation. It is described as “an immersive experience for creative entrepreneurs, innovation directors, and business owners.”

When: August

Where: London

Price: £2,200

International Conference on Marketing, Product Management, and Technology

The ICMPMT “aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of marketing, product management, and technology,” according to the website.

When: August 12-13

Where: Venice, Italy

Price: €250

Design Research 2021

This three-day virtual event, organized by UX Australia, is dedicated to design research – from planning and conducting to analysis and use. Attendees can look forward to presentations in the mornings and workshops in the afternoons.

When: August 24-27

Where: Online

Price: £249

September 2021

Agile on the Beach

There’s plenty of interesting content for product people at this event, with themes like agile practices, product design, product management, software delivery, and leadership. The exact dates are still being worked out, but it appears that the conference will take place in July 2021.

When: September 2-3

Where: Falmouth, UK

Price: From £475

Chief Product Officer Summit, San Francisco

Since this event is designed specifically for CPOs, it brings together product leaders from around the world to share ideas about how they can deliver value for both the organization and the customers.

When: September 15

Where: San Francisco, CA, USA

Price: From $500

Product-Led Summit, San Francisco

This two-day conference brings together a diverse group of speakers from some of the world’s largest corporations and most innovative startups to discuss how the product can help companies increase revenue, customer retention, and overall performance.

When: September 15-16

Where: San Francisco, CA, USA

Price: From $795

Product Marketing Summit

Product marketing leaders from Google, Salesforce, Amazon, and Uber will speak at the Product Marketing Summit, which is aimed at professionals working at the intersection of product, sales, and marketing. Product Marketing Manager, Hubspot said the following about the event, “Overall the event is fantastic! Great networking, excellent content. “

When: September 15-16

Where: San Francisco, CA, USA

Price: From $795

ACE! 2021

Ace, Central Europe’s largest conference of its kind, combines two tracks: Agile Software Development and Product Design & Management. On September 16, there will also be a workshop day when attendees can practice new skills and try out new ideas. It’s the 11th edition of the great event which will offer 12 workshops and one product jam and one tech jam.

When: September 17-18

Where: Krakow, Poland

Price: €350

Saastr Annual 2021

Saastr Annual 2021 is an excellent opportunity for people in the SaaS industry to share their experiences, ideas, and knowledge, with hundreds of workshops and thousands of mentoring sessions spread over two jam-packed days. SaaStr Annual 2021 is also the world’s top Cloud Gathering event.

When: September 27-29

Where: SF Bay Area

Price: From US$1,649

October 2021

Product Drive 2.0

Product drive 2.0 has top thought-leaders in Product Growth & Marketing sharing their insights – for free. With over 20 experts speaking over a 2-day period, we couldn’t be more excited about this upcoming product conference. Product Drive 2.0 is organized by Userpilot.

When: October 04-05

Where: Online

Schedule: Check the full schedule here

Price: Free

UXDX EMEA

The product management conference will feature 50+ speakers, 8 workshops, and over 2000 attendees. By bridging the gap between product, UX, design, and development, this event provides a wide range of learning opportunities for product managers.

When: October 6-8

Where: Online

Price: €175 (early bird)

November 2021

Canvas Conference

This multi-day event is all about sharing insider stories and actionable advice from product experts to product managers. The impressive lineup of speakers includes design and product leaders from SpaceX, Google, 1Password, and many other companies.

When: November 8

Where: Cineworld, Birmingham

Price: £249

Design Thinking Conference

The Design Thinking Conference is a unique, constant gathering of design-thinking practitioners from around the world, providing a platform for knowledge sharing and a deeper understanding of what is driving today’s world’s changes.

When: November 4-5

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Price: From €995

Product-Led Summit, Singapore

Another Product-Led Summit is taking place, this time in Singapore. Attendees can enjoy a series of talks from inspiring leaders of product-led companies, just like they can at the other events in the series.

When: November 11

Where: Singapore

Price: S$500

Product-Led Summit, London

The London leg of the Product-Led Summit series features product leaders from Revolut, Hubspot, Vrbo, and many more product-led companies. Learn how to position your product as your primary growth engine in order to drive customer acquisition, retention, and monetization.

When: November 25

Where: London

Price: From £500

Chief Product Officer Summit, London

The Chief Product Officer Summit’s London leg, like the event of the same name in San Francisco, brings together product leaders from some of the world’s largest companies and most exciting startups to share ideas on how to deliver value for both customers and the organization.

When: November 25

Where: London, UK

Price: From £500

December 2021

Product-Led Summit, New York

Another fantastic product-led summit. Join product leaders from Zapier, Drift, TripAdvisor, Mailchimp, and other companies to talk about how to position products as your primary driver of growth and retention.

When: December 8-9

Where: New York

Price: $795

An Event Apart, San Francisco

An Event Apart San Francisco is a three-day conference that focuses on digital design, UX, content, code, and other topics, providing you with in-depth insights into where we are now and where we are going next.

When: December 13-15

Where:San Francisco, CA, USA

Price: From $600

With a variety of conferences on a worldwide scale, it is an exciting chance for product managers who wish to network with like-minded colleagues and learn from distinctive product leaders.

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Mahima Arora
Associate Product Marketer at Zeda.io.
A marketing enthusiast, trying to influence society by means of media and drive sustainable good.
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