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There is no need to print your ticket. You will register on arrival to Web Summit using our attendee app, which will be available to download closer to the event. You will find your ticket within the app.
You will find your ticket within the Web Summit app, which will be released closer to the event. You do not need a printed ticket. Just bring your government-approved photo ID along with you and you will be good to go during registration!
You will be able to access the conference from 8.30am onwards on the 6, 7 and 8 November. The venue will be open for registration from 12 – 8pm on 5 November, and you will also be able to register from 8.30am each morning of the event.
As specified in our terms and conditions, you cannot sell your Web Summit ticket. Tickets found to have been resold will be voided and the owner will be denied entry. This also applies to our subsidised tickets (e.g. women in tech, open source).
Of course! The best of Web Summit’s networking happens after hours, in bars across Lisbon. Night Summit takes over the city from 8 pm nightly. Visit our Night Summit page for more details of the events and locations. If you have already purhcased a ticket you can see the full night summit schedule in our mobile app. See you there!
From November 4 to November 7 we’re bringing legendary networking to the streets of Lisbon. Each night we’ll introduce you to a different zone in Lisbon city centre. Find out where you’ll be doing your best networking.
In 2018 we started the party early. We kicked off Web Summit 2018 with an opening night festival outside of Altice Arena from 5pm on Monday 5 November. Before the first talks take place inside, you can enjoy a festival experience outside with thousands of your fellow attendees. There’ll be plenty of food and drink vendors, and it’s a great opportunity to meet and mingle with your fellow attendees.
The event is first come, first served, so arrive early to be guaranteed entry.
Web Summit isn’t like most conferences, our schedule doesn’t run 9-5. In fact, we find that some of the most valuable connections our attendees make are forged after hours. After talks finish, the networking continues at a series of exclusive, specially curated night events where our network come together. Check out some footage from a past Night Summit here.
Of course. You will have access to our attendee app where you will be able to chat with other attendees pre, during and after the conference, set up meetings and ensure your time in Lisbon is as productive as possible. You can scan the QR codes of attendees you meet at the conference and download a CSV of these contacts post event so you can keep in touch.