August 3–4, 2022 | ALL-VIRTUAL

The Center of
World Innovation

​Technology innovation moves the world forward. WorldFestival is the global virtual conference supporting emerging technology innovation across 130+ nations. Read about our mission.

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20,000
Participants from 130+ Nations involved in the year-long WorldFestival program of awards, voting, conference, and expo.
4,500
Business Professionals attending the WorldFestival Conference
4,000
Dev & IT Technology Professionals attending the WorldFestival Conference
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Investors, Venture Capitalists, and Tech Media judging the WorldFestival Awards

View the WorldFestival 2022 Award Winners

See the current Award Winners showcasing global innovation and progress across 16 categories.

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How does the WorldFestival virtual conference & expo work?

Reception

New attendees will get access to the reception area, where they can navigate to conference stages, to our virtual expo, and to our networking / attendee chat areas.

Stages

WorldFestival conference stages include live keynote talks, technical workshops, multi-speaker talks and panel talks, as well as interactive audience Q&A.

Networking

Attendees have multiple networking opportunities including pre-event reception, conference speaker session Q&A, dedicated networking / break times, and virtual exhibitor networking.

Booths

The WorldFestival virtual expo connects attendees to exhibitors who are also industry experts. Visit booths to win prizes, get live demos, and receive promotions from exhibitors.

2022 WorldFestival Keynote Speakers

heather ames

Heather Ames Versace

COO and Co-Founder @ Neurala
Milton, MA, United States

dipanwita das

Dipanwita Das

CEO & Co-Founder @ Sorcero
Washington, DC, United States

rob dawson

Rob Dawson

CTO @ ConsenSys
United States

john engates

John Engates

Field Chief Technology Officer @ Cloudflare
San Antonio, TX, United States

laura hamilton

Laura Hamilton

VP Product, Personalization and Machine Learning @ Optum
Chicago, IL, United States

ryan peterson

Ryan Peterson

VP @ Unity
Victoria, Canada

gene rohrwasser

Gene Rohrwasser

VP of Engineering @ Passport
Charlotte, NC, United States

toby russell

Toby Russell

Co-Founder @ Shift
Alexandria, VA, United States

brian sathianathan

Brian Sathianathan

CTO @ Iterate.ai
San Jose, CA, United States

vishal sunak

Vishal Sunak

Co-Founder & CEO @ LinkSquares
United States

jon trask

Jon Trask

CEO & Founder @ Dimitra
Miami, FL, United States

lewis tuff

Lewis Tuff

VP of Engineering @ Blockchain.com
London, UK

heather ames

Heather Ames Versace

COO and Co-Founder @ Neurala
Milton, MA, United States

dipanwita das

Dipanwita Das

CEO & Co-Founder @ Sorcero
Washington, DC, United States

rob dawson

Rob Dawson

CTO @ ConsenSys
United States

john engates

John Engates

Field Chief Technology Officer @ Cloudflare
San Antonio, TX, United States

laura hamilton

Laura Hamilton

VP Product, Personalization and Machine Learning @ Optum
Chicago, IL, United States

ryan peterson

Ryan Peterson

VP @ Unity
Victoria, Canada

toby russell

Toby Russell

Co-Founder @ Shift
Alexandria, VA, United States

gene rohrwasser

Gene Rohrwasser

VP of Engineering @ Passport
Charlotte, NC, United States

brian sathianathan

Brian Sathianathan

CTO @ Iterate.ai
San Jose, CA, United States

vishal sunak

Vishal Sunak

Co-Founder & CEO @ LinkSquares
United States

jon trask

Jon Trask

CEO & Founder @ Dimitra
Miami, FL, United States

lewis tuff

Lewis Tuff

VP of Engineering @ Blockchain.com
London, UK

About WorldFestival?

Technology innovation moves the world forward. WorldFestival is the global virtual conference supporting worldwide technology innovation. Join 20,000+ participants across 130+ nations in discovering and learning about the top 1,000 emerging innovations and trends of 2022.

WorldFestival includes:

  • Technology Innovation Conference: Hear talks from 200+ speakers covering the newest innovations in 24 industry verticals: from Virtual Reality and Blockchain to Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence. Submit your speaker proposal here.
  • Award Competition: Discover and vote on the top 1,000 innovations of 2022, from 6 continents, competing to pitch on-stage as the Top 50 WorldFestival Innovations. Nominate your technology here.
  • Virtual Expo: Visit and learn about 100+ emerging technologies at our virtual expo. Inquire about virtual expo & sponsor opportunities here.
  • Networking & Receptions: Certain pass types will be invited to 1:1 networking breaks and our VIP receptions, where you can meet and chat with top executives, supporters, and contributors.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Our goal at WorldFestival is to accelerate world progress by connecting the globe to the newest technologies. More than ever, the entire world is a single innovation ecosystem, where one tech company’s progress can have an impact on people and companies in any nation. We connect the top emerging technologies each year to companies, people, investors, media, and communities around the world.

WORLD 2.0: VISION OF A FUTURE WORLD:

In addition to hosting the world innovation community, WorldFestival advocates a world vision we call “World 2.0”. The more technology progress we make, the more everything in the world becomes interconnected. Companies, customers, data, software, households, cars, cities, industries, nations all become part of one connected web. World 2.0 is the integration of the digital and real worlds, from your transportation and travel, to your company teams and projects, we are all part of one connected web.

PRO Pass
Access to premium content & networking

Tech Pass
Access to technology summits, pavilion, expo

World Pass
Access to 20+ industry summits and expo