Product management events in 2017

Jamie Davies

Jamie Davies

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As a recruiter and someone interested in new technologies – I’m keen for personal and professional reasons to keep abreast of trends and changes within the industry. Here at Futureheads we’re encouraged to exercise the old white matter by attending various industry events including Product Management, Tech, Design, Project management and UX – as well as various technology events.

In this blog I’ll give a list of some great events to for networking, learning and keeping up to date with what’s going on -  I’ll definitely be attending a fair of these to help keep my knowledge up to date.

New to product management? Want advice about how to move into the role and what the challenges are?. This event has got some great panellists and speakers.

Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers as well as hearing about best practices from leading Product Teams.

When: Thursday 6th April

Where: The Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford Street, London

How Much: £Free

Tickets: Tech London

For those that want to take a lovely sea-side trip down to Brighton, why not check out Product Tank’s next meet up:

When: April 20th 2017

Where: Brighton, Madgex – 1 Glouster Place

How Much: £Free

Tickets: Meetup

Interested in IoT? With products becoming smarter and more connected – these events are jam packed with exciting businesses presenting great new products and changes within the IoT. Presented by hardware pioneers – these events happen once a month usually on the second Wednesday or Thursday each month.

Check out their full list of events for this year:

When: 2nd Wednesday / Thursday of the month

Where: Cocoon Networks, 4 Cristopher St, London EC2A 2BS

How Much: £Free

Tickets: Hardware Pioneers

Mind The Product Conference:

This is a big one in the product calendar, held annually in both San Francisco as well as London. The events are hosted by the founders of the Mind The Product Blog, who each year bring together more than 1200 product managers from around the globe to give advice and share inspirational and innovative ideas. 2017 marks the 6th event in London and 3rd in San Francisco

When: Conference - Sept 8th 2017 - Workshops – Sept 7th 2017 

Where: Barbican Hall

How Much: £395-£695

Tickets: Eventbrite

Internet of Things Meetup 

Another interesting recurring event in the IoT calender – this gives people working in this space the chance to network, pitch ideas and discuss new products emerging in this exciting market.

When: Third Tuesday of the month.

Where: Much like the others, this changes month on month.

How Much: £Free!!

Tickets: Meetup

New to product management? Want advice about how to move into the role and what the challenges are?. This event has got some great panellists and speakers. 

Product Tank Meetups provides an opportunity for Product Managers in London to exchange ideas and experiences about Product Design, Development and Management, Business Modelling, Metrics, User Experience and all the other things that get us excited.

Events include talks from guest speakers on topics around product management, networking opportunities, and a good old-fashioned chin-wag over a beer or two.

When: 2nd / 3rd week of the month

Where: The location changes along with the topic

How much: £Free

Tickets: Meetup

This is one for the Suisse readers amongst you, or those that might happen to be in Switzerland at the time. They’ve curated an awesome list of speakers and panelists – showcasing the latest information and innovation from a series of leading experts.

When: 15th – 16th November 

Where: Zurich, Switzerland

How much: About £780

Tickets: Product Management Festival

If you have any questions about these events, or how Futureheads could help you find your next role in digital, please do get in touch at Jamie.davies@wearefutureheads.co.uk