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Best product management conferences 2024

Last updated

11 January 2024

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Dovetail Editorial Team

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Mary Mikhail

The roles and responsibilities of product managers continue to evolve. Companies increasingly understand the importance of dedicating product research, development, and marketing to a qualified manager.

Staying on top of product management trends and technologies is key to generating value for your company. Attending a conference provides an excellent opportunity to learn from professionals, network, and find inspiration.

Let's look at the product management conferences you should consider attending in 2024.

ProductCon

Organized by Product School, ProductCon is the largest product management conference in the world. For many product managers, it's an excellent opportunity to speak to product experts and establish valuable connections.

While the full agenda is yet to be shared, you’ll:

  • Discover the latest best practices in product management, including methodologies, frameworks, and strategies.

  • Learn about the product development process, from ideation to launch.

  • Gain insights into fostering innovation within your organization.

  • Learn the latest techniques for conducting user research, gathering feedback, and creating customer-centric products.

  • Explore how to leverage data analytics to make informed product decisions, track performance, and measure success.

You’ll also learn about strategies for advancing your product management career and discuss tips for managing teams and driving product success.

Location 1: London—February 20, 2024

Location 2: New York—May 29, 2024

Location 3: Online—August 2024 (exact date to be announced)

ProductWorld

The sizable ProductWorld conference brings together over 1,500 tech product managers and developers. During this conference, you’ll learn from Silicon Valley’s best tech product experts.

At the conference, you’ll:

  • Learn about the product development lifecycle from experts.

  • Hear success stories from your peers in product development.

  • Explore tips for pushing your product development career forward.

  • Discover new product management technologies and tools.

  • Talk about role distribution within a product development team.

This year features speakers from companies like Google, PayPal, TikTok, Cisco Systems, Amazon, Walmart Connect, and many more.

Location: San Francisco, CA—February 21–23, 2024

Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference

Gartner is a renowned technological research and consulting company that provides valuable solutions and insights in many AI-related areas. Their conference can be highly valuable for beginners and seasoned product managers alike.

At the conference, you’ll:

  • Learn strategies to create and determine product-market fit.

  • Discover how to create effective product roadmaps to meet the needs of your prospects.

  • Gain knowledge on driving adoption, usage, and business outcomes to grow revenue.

  • Find out how to develop user experience (UX) and customer experience (CX) capabilities that enhance adoption rates.

  • Figure out how to apply product-led growth principles alongside other critical functions within your organization.

Location: Grapevine, TX—March 20–21, 2024

Product-Led Summit

Product-Led Alliance organizes this conference to expand your knowledge and deliver practical insights. You’ll connect with like-minded professionals driving product-led transformations within their organizations.

During the conference, you’ll:

  • Learn about the core principles of product-led growth and how to apply them in your role.

  • Review the importance of focusing on product experience and user adoption to drive business outcomes.

  • Discover strategies for building a product-led organization where the product becomes the leading driver of growth and customer acquisition.

  • Gain insights into effective user onboarding that drives product adoption and activation.

  • Learn how to design seamless user experiences that lead to higher user engagement.

  • Explore how product-led strategies can impact sales and marketing efforts.

This year's speakers hail from Microsoft, Amazon, Airbnb, Google, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dow Jones, and many other leading organizations.  

Location 1: Austin—February 13–14, 2024

Location 2: New York—March 20–21, 2024

Location 3: Las Vegas—May 22–23, 2024

Location 4: San Francisco—September 4–5, 2024

The New York Product Conference

This conference creates a platform for staying updated with the evolving field of software product management. You’ll get a chance to gain practical industry insights, expand your professional network, and support your career.

During the conference, you’ll:

  • Explore leadership strategies for advancing your product management career.

  • Learn from industry experts and thought leaders about the future of product management.

  • Review agile and lean methodologies in product management.

  • Learn how to craft compelling product messaging, target the right audience, and create successful go-to-market plans.

Location: New York—April 18, 2024

Front's UX & Product Management Case Study Conference

The Front conference is somewhat different from traditional product management conferences because it focuses on case studies. These case studies from product management and UX peers go deep into insights gained from solving various industry problems.

In addition to hearing success and failure stories from experts, you’ll also get excellent networking opportunities and learn about emerging technologies.

Speakers include product managers and designers from Microsoft, Lucid, Intuit, Stripe, USANA, and many other companies. Front is also arranging a Workshop Series in November.

Location: Salt Lake City, UT—April 26–28, 2024

Forrester's B2B Summit North America

The Forrester B2B conference focuses on how newer generations approach buying products and services. Product managers and developers can benefit from:

  • Gaining new insights into the way customer behavior evolves as generations change

  • Discovering how new tech, including AI-driven tools, affects product management tactics

  • Understanding how to adjust go-to-market approaches and evolve revenue processes

  • How to succeed today and in the future.

There will be role-based sessions based on your particular role in product management.

Location: Austin, TX and online—May 5–8, 2024

DDX Innovation & UX Conference

This DDX conference aims to bring together industry experts, thought leaders, and practitioners to share their experiences. It focuses on product development innovations, UX improvement and research methodologies, and more.

As a product manager, you can benefit from local networking opportunities and global product development and management experience.

You’ll hear speakers from local startups and giants like Microsoft, Cisco, IKEA, Google, and many others.

Location 1: Dubai—March 2, 2024

Location 2: Munich—May 11, 2024

Location 3: San Diego—Sept 2024 (exact date to be announced)

ProductCamp Chicago

Since 2008, ProductCamp has been arranging so-called "unconferences" in Chicago. This event focuses on knowledge and practice sharing. 

The goal is to bring product managers together to participate in a perfectly paced, idea-filled event without any sales pitches.

You’ll still get multiple networking opportunities, and you can sit back, relax, and learn new information about product management practices, innovations, and trends. 

Inspiring keynote speakers will share tips, insights, and glimpses of future developments in their niche.

Location: Chicago—date to be announced

Product at Heart

The annual Product at Heart event lasts for three days and consists of: 

  • A leadership event for product leaders

  • Workshops to enhance practical skills

  • A conference for practice and knowledge sharing

It's an excellent opportunity for product managers to travel abroad and enhance their knowledge of digital and tech product management practices. This conference is also for product owners, business analysts, UX designers, agile coaches, and others in the product discipline.

Although the conference is in Germany, all information is in English.

Location: Hamburg, Germany—September 11–13, 2024

Mind the Product

Mind the Product is one of the largest product management conferences with several locations worldwide. This multi-faceted conference can be a source of inspiration and motivation for product managers.

You’ll hear successful product stories while a community of passionate professionals surrounds you. You’ll learn from industry leaders, discuss new product strategies, and foster new connections. There’s also an option to participate in workshops.

Location 1: San Francisco, CA—June 14, 2024

Location 2: Hamburg, Germany—June 28–30, 2024

Location 3: London, England—October 20, 2024

Making the most out of product management conferences in 2024

Product management conferences are integral to building a successful career as a product manager. Every year, you have multiple opportunities to learn from the best, in-person and online.

To choose the best conferences for your needs, pay special attention to the list of speakers and the agenda. Make sure the schedule and opportunities align with your professional goals. 

It’s a good idea to attend at least one in-person conference if you can. While virtual conferences are convenient, in-person interaction tends to result in better learning and networking.

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