Digital Nomad Conferences in 2019


February 25, 2019

Are you living the dream, working for yourself as a digital nomad? Or, is becoming a digital nomad your goal in 2019? Either way, there is more to maintaining this life than you might expect and we don’t just mean finding good Wi-Fi!

Some challenges digital nomads may encounter includes:

  • Finding enough work
  • Work/life balance
  • Maintaining or developing relationships
  • Health and wellbeing when moving around

If you are encountering some of these difficulties, attending a digital nomad conference may provide you with the advice you need. It is also an opportunity to meet others facing similar challenges in their own remote working experience.

When: April  2019

Where: Gran Canaria To Lisbon

What is it?

If you are looking for something different in a digital nomad conference, this may be the one for you. Starting in sunny Gran Canaria, you and 300 likeminded people will cruise to the digital hub of Lisbon with stops in Morocco and Spain along the way. This year’s cruise includes keynotes, workshops and meet-ups as well as the opportunity to problem solve your biggest challenges within the community through mastermind sessions. Information about tickets can be found on the Nomad Cruise website.

When: 27-29 June 2019

Where: Boston, MA, USA

What is it?

Dreaming of making a living from travel writing or photography? This may be the conference for you. Industry leaders will share their advice on creating engaging written content and photography in the competitive travel environment. When we say industry leaders, we really mean it. One of the keynote speakers is Tony Wheeler, founder of Lonely Planet, the backpacker bible for many years. In addition, there are over 40 breakout speakers who are successful travel writers, photographers and bloggers.  Travelcon will be a mix of talks and workshops showing you how to start and grow in travel media industry.

When: October 2019

Where: Wellington, New Zealand

What is it?

This digital nomad event caters to established nomads only. You must be living and working location independent for a minimum of a year to attend. The organisers of this conference curate the content specifically for those who are committed to the nomadic lifestyle. The conference is capped at only 100 attendees, maintaining an intimate space for you to truly connect with others. The 7in7 organisers prioritise community building at this conference so if you want to build connections with other digital nomads in a safe and secure space, this could be the conference for you.

When: October 2019

Where: Wherever you are

What is it?

This virtual event allows you to learn and connect with others wherever you are in the world. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Innovation and Virtual Working’ showing the impact emerging technology will have on virtual working and how it can support innovation and creativity.

If you want to live and work on your own terms then becoming a digital nomad could be the way to do it. Attending one or more of these conferences might be a good introduction to the joys of life working abroad.

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Allianz Care have no affiliation with the conferences mentioned above, conferences are listed for information purposes only.