Frequently Asked Questions


What is Web Summit?

Within four years Web Summit has become one of the world’s most influential and international tech events. This year Web Summit 2015 will showcase over 500 world-renowned speakers, 10 stages including the Digital Marketing, Internet of Things, Enterprise, and Builders Summits, 2,000 worldwide startups invited to exhibit their ideas, 200+ satellite events, 1,000 experienced investors, and 800 of the best tech journalists. For three days this November, Dublin will once again become the international tech capital.

Where Does Web Summit take place?

Web Summit takes place in various venues across the city of Dublin, Ireland. The main conference venue is the Royal Dublin Society (RDS), Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Who Attends Web Summit?

Last year, 22,119 attendees came from all over the globe including business leaders from Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Box and over 60% of the Fortune 500. This year, 30,000+ people interested in new ideas that are changing our daily lives will meet and learn from the people shaping the future of the world, faster and further than any generation in history. You can read more about Web Summit 2015 in our attendee doc.

When is Web Summit?

Web Summit 2015 is taking place from 3 – 5 November 2015. There will be peripheral events and extra networking opportunities scheduled during the days surrounding the main event, so we’d recommend you account for this when booking your flights.

How Do I Get Tickets?

You can purchase tickets here.

What does my Web Summit ticket entitle me to?

Your ticket entitles you to entry to Web Summit 2015 from November 3th – 5th as well as access to Web Summit satellite events, networking events and parties. Early Bird tickets are just like normal attendee tickets for Web Summit and allow the same access and opportunities at the event. For any ticket enquires call +35314433029 (Ireland), +12026979264 (US), or +442071930621 (UK). You can also email [email protected].

Can early stage companies apply to exhibit?

Yes, early stage startups can apply to exhibit at Web Summit for free as part of the ALPHA Program

Is there an agenda available?

The agenda will be made available closer to the event.

Do you pay for travel?

Unfortunately, we can’t pay for travel expenses for Web Summit.

Have you any hotel suggestions?

All attendees coming to Web Summit can view our recommended hotels on our website. Upon purchasing your ticket for Web Summit, you will receive an email with your ticket reference number which will serve as your login for the Hotels section of our website. You will also receive information regarding our hotel discount codes ranging between €400 and €800. For any other hotel queries please contact [email protected]

I’m interested in partnering with the event, who do I contact?

For partnership queries please contact [email protected]

I’m interested in a media pass for the event, who do I contact?

If you would like to cover Web Summit in a media capacity, you can do so by filling out our Media Accreditation Application Form. For information on media at Web Summit please contact [email protected]

I’m interested in investor opportunities at Web Summit, who do I contact?

For information on investors at Web Summit please contact [email protected]

I’m interested in volunteering at the event, who do I contact?

We will be opening applications soon, in the mean time if you have any further questions please email [email protected]

What age do you have to be to volunteer?

To volunteer you must be over the age of 18.

I’m interested in being a member of the Web Summit Live Team, who do I contact?

We’ll be opening applications for live team members in the coming months. For now, you can volunteer or join our mailing list to ensure that you find out about our upcoming volunteer opportunities.

I’m interested in working for Web Summit, who do I contact?

For a listing of current jobs at Web Summit, please see our careers page here

Do you have an Anti-Harassment Policy?

Yes. You can find the anti-harassment policy here.

Where Can I Collect My Ticket?

Registration information will be given closer to the event. Please stay tuned for more.

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