Wearable tech is gaining momentum with constantly evolving and compelling use cases: from devices that monitor health and fitness in real time, to technology that improves workplace productivity, there is a huge potential for this market to continue to grow and change our lives.
Despite how young the wearble industry is as a whole, it's rapid growth has fueled innovation and fostered dialogue among new companies doing exciting things with these devices. If you are a looking to grow brand awareness for your wearable, the following wearable technology industry events should not be missed!
Hear major players in the wearable tech community share their insights on how wearables are impacting our lives today and what is coming next - chip vendors, network providers, wearable startups and tech giants will all come together to discuss the latest developments, share product launches and explore new opportunities in the marketplace - and you should be there! Here's your guide to the top wearable events to attend for 2015 and beyond:
1. Internet of Things World
Date: April 26-27, 2016
Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco
Attendees include: Adidas, Oracle, Arduino, Jawbone, Misfit Wearables and Sony.
Why attend: Internet of Things World 2015 was the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event - with over 4,000 attendees, 250+ industry thought leaders and 150+ exhibitors. With a focus on monetizing the IoT revolution through bringing together ecosystem wide attendees, stakeholders and investors, Internet of Things World is a unique opportunity to promote your IoT message right in the heartland of IoT development.
Register for Internet of Things world here.
2. Wearable Technologies Conference 2015
Date: July 9-10, 2015
Location: San Francisco
Speakers include: Kickstarter, Ringly, Kairos Watches, and Polar
Why attend: The 16th Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 will be hosted in the beautiful San Francisco, USA this July. The conference will showcase the entire Wearable Technologies ecosystem - including chip vendors, integrators, distributed networks; as well as network, product, and service solutions providers. Attend to join along with 1000 other delegates and check out the 31,000 square feet of conference exhibition.
Register for the Wearables Technologies Conference here.
3. Wearable Tech Expo
Date: July 13-15, 2015
Location: New York City
Speakers include: Martian, Intel, APX Labs, Performance Labs, Plantronics, Silicon Labs.
Why attend: Attend keynotes from companies like APX Labs, Intel and many more. Participate in discussions around what users now expect from wearables, how wearables are influencing social norms, living with augmented reality, measuring performance, wearables for simpler living, and wearables as safety trackers. In between the keynote presentations don't forget to check out the floor of exhibitors and gain perspective on how wearable tech devices work and how they differ from each other.
Register for Wearable Tech Expo here.
4. Designers of Things Conference
Date: December 2-3, 2015
Location: San Jose Convention Center
Speakers: There is still time to submit speaking abstracts!
Why attend: This event is dedicated to the designer and developer community involved in the exciting world of wearable tech, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things. The event will run alongside BioMed San Jose an event focused on the emerging trends in medical device design. DoT’s technical sessions will cover aspects of the design, development and business of wearable tech, 3D printing and application of IoT.
Learn more here.
5. Asia Smart Wearable Device Summit & Expo 2015
Date: June 25-26, 2015
Location: Beijing, China
Speakers include: Texas Instruments • Samsung • Qualcomm • FitBit • Intel • Roche Diagnostics • Baidu • Adidas • Google • Interactive Wear • Tencent • Louis Vuitton • Xiaomi • Nuance • ABI Research.
Why attend: This event offers in-depth analysis of latest policies and regulations for the Asia smart wearable devices industry. You will examine the latest industry data from Asia different countries based on current economic studies, exploring the future growth potential in the key sectors related to smart wearable devices.
Learn the latest innovative raw materials and components, capturing the new trends and technology of related applications. Build a sustainable ecosystem based on big data, internet, cloud, etc. for smart wearable devices, realizing their seamless fusion into consumer's daily life. Learn about innovate human-machine interaction methods to enrich user's experience, exploring potential solutions for privacy and security of personal information.
Get insights into smart wearable devices' applications in health & fitnesss,smart clothing, smart home, entertainment & social interaction and luxury, etc.
Register for Asia Smart Wearable Device Summit here.