Find the product management conferences you can’t afford to miss in 2019 with this complete list of every product management conference by region and date.

Product management conferences and events are an excellent way to learn product management best practices and network with your fellow product managers. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the conferences you should watch out for in 2019.

We’ve listed each conference’s location, time, and current starting prices in their regional currencies. However, prices increase over time and our listings might not be up to date. We also grouped conferences by continent so you can quickly find the events near you.

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Top Product Management Conferences

There are so many product management conferences coming this year that it can be overwhelming. Therefore, we want to mention the biggest and best ones that you absolutely can’t miss first:

Mind The Product

Especially the ones in San Francisco and London.

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there. The San Francisco conference is big partially because it’s in the heart of Silicon Valley, but the London conference is Mind The Product’s flagship.

The San Francisco conference lasts from July 15-16, 2019 and has a starting price of $809.10.

The London Conference lasts October 17-18, 2019, and ticket prices have yet to be announced.

INDUSTRY: The Product Conference

Especially the one in Cleveland.

INDUSTRY is easily one of the biggest and best-known conferences specifically for software product managers. INDUSTRY GLOBAL is hosted in Cleveland, OH, USA, and will run Sep 23-25, 2019 with current prices starting at $695.

JAM

Especially the one in London.

JAM is a big product management conference where product people share stories and insights. However, we should be transparent and mention that we—productboard—sponsored Jam London 2018. So there’s that.

Jam London 2019 will run October 31st to November 1st, 2019 and is currently starting at £250.

Product Management Festival

Especially the one in Zurich.

Product Management Festival Zurich 2019 is a big product management conference on product and innovation returning to Zurich. The Zurich conference will run November 13-14, 2019.

The Product Event 2019

Especially the one in San Francisco.

The Product Event is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences out there. “At The Product Event 2019 we work to engage product managers through leadership, motivating thought and inspiring positive change.” This year there’ll be two product two Product Events: one in San Francisco running February 7-8 and one in Chicago running May 16-17. Both have prices starting at $1,599.

ProductCon

ProductCon is also another one of the bigger,  better-known product management conferences. It’s especially prolific, offering five different conferences this year in London, San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles.

Leading the Product

Leading the Product offers product managers a great opportunity for personal development, following innovative thought leadership, and networking with the product management community. Leading the Product will offer three events this year in Stockholm, Melbourne, and Sydney.

Front

“Front is the product conference for UX designers and product managers… It’s four days of learning and growth, providing answers to deep organizational questions and insights into how to validate and solve the right problems in the right way.”

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Product Management Conferences in North America

Here’s the list of product management conferences coming to North America in 2019. And by “North America,” we mostly mean the USA. That said, there is the Strive UX Research conference coming to Canada.

SaaStr Annual 2019

San Jose, CA, USA

February 5-7, 2019

$500+

SaaStr isn’t exclusively or purely a product management conference, but it’s still highly relevant to product managers building B2B SaaS products. That’s why we’re going to be there! See this if you want to find us there. There’s three SaaStr conferences this year, this one in San Jose, one in Paris, and one in Singapore.

Agile Open California 2019 San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA

February 7-8, 2019

$150+

Agile Open organizes itself using the unique Open Space Technology framework in the spirit of Agile methodology.

The Product Event 2019

San Francisco, CA, USA

February 7-8, 2019

$1,599+

The Product Event is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences out there. “At The Product Event 2019 we work to engage product managers through leadership, motivating thought and inspiring positive change… This year’s event will explore product management, development and innovation from three distinct angles, Enterprise, Customer and API, as well as focusing on progressive technology such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality. “

The Product Event 2019 Career Expo

San Francisco, CA, USA

February 7, 2019

$50+

This Career Expo is a smaller part of The Product Event, but still worth noting if you’re interested in hiring product managers or getting hired as a product manager.

Strategy & Innovation World Forum

Chicago, Il, USA

February 12, 2019

$378.25

This Strategy & Innovation World Forum is one of four this year; this one is coming to Chicago while the others will come to London, New York, and Sydney.

Project Product

Carmel, IN, USA

March 19, 2019

$290

“Project Product, a conference for tech leaders, marketers, and product professionals. A forum directly addressing how product marketers and managers can better work together, achieve their goals, and propel their careers through interactive and hands-on sessions as well as networking with experts.”

Growth Hacking World Forum

New York, NY, USA

March 20, 2019

$335.75

Growth Hacking is a conference about just that: Growth Hacking.

DigiStrategy World Forum

San Francisco, CA, USA

March 27, 2019

$335.75

DigiStrategy focuses on digital strategy and innovation by sharing case study examples.

INNOVATE Carolina Conference 2019

Charlotte, NC, USA

April 5, 2019

$50

Organized by the Product Development and Management Association, INNOVATE Carolina Conference 2019 will focus on emerging ideas and technology and how they’ll impact the future of innovation over the next decade.

Atlassian Summit 2019 U.S.

Las Vegas, NV, USA

April 9-11, 2019

$250

The keyword here is Atlassian. It’s a big deal. The highlights are Developer Day, TAM Day, and the ShipIt Live hackathon.

Strategy & Innovation World Forum

New York, NY, USA

April 25, 2019

$335.75

This Strategy & Innovation World Forum is one of four this year; this one is coming to New York while the others will come to London, Chicago, and Sydney.

SiriusDecisions 2019 Summit

Austin, TX, USA

May 5-8, 2019

$2,495

SiriusDecisions’ 2019 Summit isn’t exclusively or purely a product management conference, but it’s still relevant to product managers building B2B SaaS products.

ProductCraft

San Francisco, CA, USA

May 9, 2019

$399

“ProductCraft: The Conference was designed for progressive product people.” ProductCraft is organized by Pendo and sponsored by fullstory, so it’s backed by some real Product-driven companies.

The Product Event 2019

Chicago, IL, USA

May 16-17, 2019

$1,599

The Product Event is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences out there. “At The Product Event 2019 we work to engage product managers through leadership, motivating thought and inspiring positive change… This year’s event will explore product management, development and innovation from two distinct angles – AI & Advanced Technology, and CX/UX Design – as well as focusing on product management leadership and fundamentals.”

Mile High Agile 2019

Denver, CO, USA

May 29-30, 2019

TBA

“Mile High Agile 2019 will be the premier regional gathering of Agile and Lean practitioners audience of 1000 attendees, partners, and talented professionals in IT, software, management, and beyond.”

ProductCon

San Francisco, CA, USA

May 29, 2019

Free

ProductCon is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences. This one is based in London, but there are four others coming this year in London, Seattle, New York, and Los Angeles.

Agile and Beyond 2019

Detroit, MI, USA

May 30-31, 2019

$379

Agile and Beyond focuses on Agile and Lean methodology aimed at Scrum Masters, product owners, product managers, software developers, and executives.

Agile Leadership Summit

Las Vegas, NV, USA

June 2-7, 2019

$595

The Agile Leadership Summit is exactly what it says it is: a Summit to learn about and collaborate over implementing Agile methodology for those in a leadership position.

Enterprise Experience 2019

San Francisco, CA, USA

June 3-5, 2019

$1,295

Enterprise Experience focuses on the unique issue of UX specifically for Enterprise software. This is a niche but interesting focus since most Enterprise software suffer scope creep and design debt.

Front Case Study Conference

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

June 6-7, 2019

$450

“Front is the product conference for UX designers and product managers… It’s four days of learning and growth, providing answers to deep organizational questions and insights into how to validate and solve the right problems in the right way.”

Strive 2019 UX Research Conference

Toronto, Canada

June 6-7, 2019

$414.68

Strive 2019 UX Research Conference brings “together researchers, designers and product people for listening, learning, and conversation about UX research.” This is also the only conference on this list coming to Canada.

Mind the Product San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

July 15-16, 2019

$809.10

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there, and this one is in San Francisco, the heart of Silicon Valley.

Agile2019

Washington D.C., USA

August 5-9, 2019

$1749

Agile is pretty straightforward: it’s a North American conference “dedicated to furthering Agile principles and providing a venue for people and ideas to flourish.”

Opticon19

San Francisco, CA, USA

September 11-13, 2019

TBA

As of right now, Opticon19’s details are still forthcoming, However, judging by Opticon18 and that this is all organized by Optimizely, it’s safe to assume Opticon19 will focus on product management and marketing experimentation and optimization.

INDUSTRY: The Product Conference

Cleveland, OH, USA

September 23-25, 2019

$695

INDUSTRY is easily one of the biggest and best-known conferences specifically for software product managers. This one’s in Cleveland, Ohio, but there’s also an earlier one in Dublin, Ireland.

Open Mobile Summit

San Francisco, CA, USA

November 7-8, 2019

$1595

Open Mobile Summit makes the bold claim of being “USA’s Top Mobile, Digital and Product Meeting of 2019” will focus on the key themes of “Open Product in the Age of the Connected Consumer,” “Delivering Seamless, Personalized Experiences,” “Integration of New Technology into Digital Strategy,” and “Engaging Consumers in a Fragmented Landscape.”

Product Management Conferences in Europe

Here’s the list of product management conferences coming to Europe in 2019. There’s certainly quite the selection coming to Europe. In fact, Europe will be hosting a few more conferences than America this year.

Mind the Product Engage Manchester

Manchester, UK

February 7-8, 2019

£350

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there. This one is in Manchester, UK, but there are four other MTPs coming in 2019.

Lean Startup Summit Berlin

Berlin, Germany

February 11-12, 2019

€99

Lean Startup Summit claims it’s the “best two-day training for innovation teams” for experts, authors, founders, intrapreneurs and C-level leaders focusing on innovation, transformation, and best practices.

Strategy & Innovation World Forum

London, UK

February 21, 2019

£335.75

This Strategy & Innovation World Forum is one of four this year; this one is coming to London while the others will come to Chicago, New York, and Sydney.

ProductCon

London, UK

February 28, 2019

Free

ProductCon is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences. This one is based in London, but there are four others coming this year in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, and Los Angeles.

ScanAgile

Helsinki, Finland

March 13-14, 2019

€550

ScanAgile19 is the Scandinavian Agile 2019 conference coming to Helsinki, Finland. Details are still forthcoming, but it’s safe to assume this will be about learning, teaching, sharing, and spreading Agile and Lean methodology.

Leading the Product Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden

March 21, 2019

KR4,000

Leading the Product offers product managers a great opportunity for personal development, following thought leadership, and networking with the product management community.

eCommerce Design Summit

London, UK

April 4-5, 2019

£200

eCommerce Design Summit focuses on Product Design, UX, and Strategy. While many of the other conferences on this list lean towards the project management and software development side of product management, this one leans closer toward the UX and user-centric side.

JAM Product Leaders 2019

Wales, UK

April 4-7, 2019

£1700

JAM Product Leaders is a special retreat for higher-level product leaders focusing on becoming better leaders, building better teams, launching winning products, and scaling successful businesses. It looks like an up-scale retreat for higher-paid leaders—like CEOs and CPOs—to network.

Software Product Management Summit

Frankfurt, Germany

April 9-10, 2019

€475

The Software Product Management Summit is organized by the International Software Product Management Association and “is taking place in the heart of Europe with a mission to bring together product managers of software and software-intensive products”

Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin, Ireland

April 10-11, 2019

€259

Dublin Tech Summit claims it’s Europe’s fastest growing tech conference featuring 10,000 attendees from 70 countries.

Business of Software Europe

Cambridge, UK

April 11-12, 2019

£525

“BoS targets those in the ‘scale up’ stage of their business – companies ready to take the leap into growth… Despite being a software conference, the focus of the topics is neither code nor finance… You’ll leave with an idea of how to grow your business to the next level, and the contacts to make it happen.”

INDUSTRY The Product Conference

Dublin, Ireland

April 15-17, 2019

€695

INDUSTRY is easily one of the biggest and best-known conferences specifically for software product managers. This one is in Dublin, Ireland, but they’ll also host another in Cleveland, Ohio.

Product Sense

Moscow, Russia

April 15-16, 2019

16,500 ₽

Product Sense claims to be the “largest conference about Product Management in Eastern Europe… for product and project managers, top managers, entrepreneurs, and analysts” and is the only conference on this list based in Russia.

Agile-Lean Ireland 2019

Dublin, Ireland

April 23-26, 2019

€295

Agile-Lean Ireland is just that: an Irish conference focused on spreading Agile and Lean methodology to Leaders, Agile/Lean Coaches, Scrum Masters, Product Mangers, Project Managers, UX Designers, Software Developers, and Testers.

From Business to Buttons

Stockholm, Sweden

May 3, 2019

SEK7,990

From Business to Buttons calls itself “Scandinavia’s premier User Experience and Service Design Conference.”

Mind the Product Engage Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

May 22-24, 2019

€450

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there. The Hamburg conference will also feature a special Product Discovery workshop with Marty Cagan, the author of Inspired and partner at Silicon Valley Product Group.

ACE! 2019

Krakow, Poland

May 23-24, 2019

€305

ACE! is a Central European conference focusing on Lean and Agile methodology, Scrum, Kanban, Design Thinking, UX, UI, and product management, features a Building Better Products track aimed at product managers.

La Product Conf 2019

Paris, France

June 6, 2019

€333,33

La Product Conf is the big product conference for Paris, bringing together major French Product Managers, Product Owners, Product Designers, CPOs, and CEOs.

SaaStr Europa 2019

Paris, France

June 12-13, 2019

$249

SaaStr isn’t exclusively or purely a product management conference, but it’s still highly relevant to product managers building B2B SaaS products. There’s three SaaStr conferences this year, this one in Paris, one in San Jose, and one in Singapore.

User Research London 2019

London, UK

June 28, 2019

£150

User Research London 2019 is “a conference by UX researchers for UX researchers” but UX research is still very relevant to product managers. While there are many UX conferences out there, this one is probably more relevant to the average product manager than most front-end development-oriented ones.

Agile on the Beach

Falmouth, UK

July 11-12, 2019

£425

Agile on the Beach has different tracks for Product Design, Product Management, Team Working, Agile Practices, Agility in Business, and Software Delivery.

Turing Fest

Edinburgh, UK

August 27-29, 2019

TBA

Turing Fest is actually not about AI or ML but a place to “be part of a diverse audience of founders, engineers, product managers, marketers, investors and more, coming together to learn, connect and share a unique experience.” Details will be announced February.

JAM Barcelona 2019

Barcelona, Spain

September 27-28, 2019

€550

JAM Barcelona is “the first activity-based event for product people” featuring activities like yoga, Thai boxing, and local tours of Barcelona.

Canvas Conference

Birmingham, UK

October 10, 2019

£100.00

Canvas is a pure product management conference about product people spreading product stories.

Agilia Conference 2019

Olomouc, CZ

October 15-17, 2019

TBA

Agilia is a large Central European conference dedicated to learning, teaching, and spreading Agile methodology. Last year’s Agilia was in Hungary, and this year’s conference is in the Czech Republic, which is very near and dear to us here at productboard.

Mind the Product London

London, UK

October 17-18, 2019

TBA

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there, and the London one is perhaps the biggest of the five Mind the Product conferences coming this year.

JAM London 2019

London, UK

October 31 – November 1, 2019

£250

JAM London is where passionate product people share product stories, retrospectives, lessons, and practical tips.

Product Management Festival Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

November 13-14, 2019

TBA

Product Management Festival Zurich 2019 is a big product management conference on product and innovation returning to Zurich. If you can’t make it to this one, there will be another Product Management Festival in Singapore.

Productized Conference 2019

Lisbon, Portugal

November 21-22, 2019

TBA

Productized is one of the bigger and better-known product management conferences. Productized focuses on Product Thinking, Product Management, Product Design, and Product Experience.

Product Management Conferences in Australia & New Zealand

Here’s the list of product management conferences coming to Australia and New Zealand in 2019.

Agile on the Beach NZ 2019

Mount Maunganui, NZ

April 5-7, 2019

$325

Agile on the Beach NZ 2019’s theme this year is “the impact of people on change.”

Strategy & Innovation World Forum

Sydney, Australia

May 7-8, 2019

$845.75

This Strategy & Innovation World Forum is one of four this year; this one is coming to Sydney while the others will come to London, New York, and Chicago.

AgileAus19

Sydney, Australia

June 25-26, 2019

$990

AgileAus19 is a large Australian conference on learning and spreading Agile methodology, and networking with a diverse set of your peers working in technology.

Product Management Conferences in Asia

Here’s the list of product management conferences coming to Asia in 2019. Most of them are coming to Singapore, but there’s one coming to Hong Kong and one coming to Tel Aviv (and yes, we know Israel isn’t what most people consider “Asian” but where else should we put it?).

User Experience Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

February 15-16, 2019

HK$1,850

There are many User Experience conferences all over the world but this one seemed most directly relevant to product managers. This one includes talks like “Increasing product team engagement with design decisions,” “Venture building to breakdown organisational silos,” “Mastering Feedback: You, The Team, and The Product,” and a workshop titled “Defining Meaningful Requirements.”

UX Salon 2019

Tel Aviv, Israel

March 10-11, 2019

₪525

This is really more of a UX conference than a pure product management one. But this is a major conference and certainly one of the bigger tech conferences in Tel Aviv. It also boasts an interesting agenda this year that’s fairly relevant to general product design, so we decided to include this one.

Mind the Product Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

March 25-26, 2019

$750

Mind the Product is one of the biggest and best-known product management conferences out there, and this one is in Singapore, making it the only Mind the Product conference coming to Asia this year.

Product Management Festival Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

June 17-18, 2019

$636

Product Management Festival Singapore 2019 is a product management conference on product and innovation coming to Singapore this year. If you can’t make it to this one, there will be another Product Management Festival later this year in Zurich.

SaaStr East

Singapore, Singapore

September 19, 2019

$200

SaaStr isn’t exclusively or purely a product management conference, but it’s still highly relevant to product managers building B2B SaaS products. There’s three SaaStr conferences this year, this one in Singapore, one in Paris, and one in San Jose.

Product Management Conferences in Africa

Here’s the only product management conference we could find coming to Africa in 2019.

Pixel Up!

Cape Town, South Africa

March 11-13, 2019

$315

It’s wonderful to see the emerging tech community in Africa. Pixel Up! is a UX, design, content, and research conference in Cape Town, South Africa, and also the only African tech conference on this list.

Other Product Management Conferences

Besides official product management conferences, there are also a variety of other options for meeting up and networking with fellow product managers.

Agile Coach Camp

Many Locations

Many Dates 

Price Varies

“Agile Coach Camp is a series of independent, not-for-profit, practitioner-run events.” Agile Coach Camp calls itself “the unconference for agile coaches.” Agile Coach Camps are self-organized and pop up everywhere. Right now, there are already some scheduled in Melbourne, Bengaluru, Mairipora, Cape Town, Washington D.C., Kyiv, Perth, and Sydney.

Meetup

Many Locations

Many Dates 

Free

Meetups are self-organized local get-togethers where people of similar passions meet up to do… whatever they want. These aren’t official conferences, but they’re still good networking opportunities and they might be more convenient to attend because they pop up all over the place all the time and they’re free to attend.

ProductCamp

Many Locations

Many Dates

Price Varies

“ProductCamp is a free, user-driven, collaborative ‘unconference’ for Product Managers and Marketers. Now organizing in a city near you.” ProductCamps are self-organized and pop up all over the world. Right now, there are already some scheduled in Hyderabad, Portland, Columbus, and Santa Clara.

DECISIONS/Replay

Online

January 15, 2019

$19

DECISIONS “brings engineers, product managers, data scientists, and thought leaders together in a single forum; explores how teams make data-driven product decisions to build risk-free software and deliver exceptional; addresses every step of the development workflow, from product development, to delivery, outcome measurement; focuses on the importance of real-time decision making, and how to iterate on those decisions in a closed feedback loop.”

Product Management Conferences To Be Announced

There’s a number of conferences that are coming back in 2019 but haven’t announced details yet. For now, we’ll list them here:

Product Management Conferences that Might Return

There’s also a number of conferences from 2018 that might or might not come back in 2019. Just in case you want to keep an eye out for them or sign up for notifications, here’s a list of them:

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Hopefully this helped you find the right product management conference for you. If not, there are also self-organized Agile Coach Camps and ProductCamps popping up all over the world. You can also search your local area for product management Meetups. And if we forgot to mention a conference, please tell us!

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Lee Cooper Jan 30, 2019