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As 2020 ushers in the beginning of a new decade, Internet of Things (IoT) connected-devices are continuing to appear. The IoT ecosystem is rapidly increasing, with reports from Ericsson predicting that the number of connected devices is expected to reach 28 billion worldwide by 2021
 IoT focused events are the ideal space for marketers, salespeople, product developers, and IoT enthusiasts to come together and test out new products, discuss the latest developments in technology, and learn about marketplace trends. 
We've pulled together a list of 10 IoT events in 2020 that are focused on this evolving market. Check out this list as you plan out your travel schedule for the 2020 year.
Date: Monday, February 10th - Friday, February 14th, 2020
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
2020 Speakers: Cisco, Accenture, Visa and more 
Why attend: The Internet of Things Evolution Expo gathers worldwide business leaders to discuss how to leverage IoT through a series of conference tracks, workshops, keynotes and general sessions. You will hear about blockchain, data analytics, implementation, and the enormous impact these technologies will have on driving operational efficiencies and increasing revenue. 
Join the discussion on Twitter: @IoTEvolution #IoTEvolution
Stay tuned for IoT Evolution 2021!
Date: Wednesday, February 19th - Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Location: Berlin, German
2020 Speakers: Jaguar, Kaspersky, Ford, Google and more
Why attend: If you're based in Europe, or looking to travel, you don't want to miss Bosch's Connected World conference. BCW brings together over 4,000 of the best minds to catalyze the creation of connected products and solutions invented for life. There are many opportunities available to network and collaborate under different formats to make this event equally attractive to executives, decision makers, digital transformers, innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, and IoT enthusiasts alike. The show is focused on sharing knowledge, building co-creation opportunities, and fostering new business opportunities.
Join the discussion on Twitter: @BoschSI
Stay tuned for Bosch Connected World 2021!
Date: Monday, February 24th- Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Location: Barcelona, Spain
2020 Speakers: Nokia, Viacom, Swarm Technologies and more
Why attend: Mobile World Congress is the world's largest mobile industry event. It's organized by the GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile) and held in the mobile world capital - Barcelona. With over 109,000 attendees from 198 countries and 2,400 exhibitors, #MWC20 promises to expand your professional network and help you achieve your goals. The 2020 topics include: 5G connectivity, AI, security and privacy, industry X, media and entertainment, and the environment around us! 
Join the discussion on Twitter: @GSMA #MWC20
Stay tuned for MWC Barcelona 2021!
Date: Thursday, March 12 - Friday, March 13, 2020
Location: San Diego, CA
2020 Speakers: G.E, Kohler, John Deer, P&G 
Why Attend: Coming back for the fourth year, Industry of Things World USA focuses on the impact of the industrial IoT on business models and production processes across all major industries. This event is part of the award-winning Industry of Things World global event series and has turned into the meeting point for senior executives who want to deepen their knowledge and broaden their network in the Industrial Internet. With a special focus on automation, M2M communication, interoperability, analytics, new business models, this is the must-attend industrial event. Some topics include: 5G, IIoT, smart sensors, emerging communication technology, AI, industry 4.0 and more. 
Join the discussion on Twitter: @IoTclan 
Stay tuned for Industry of Things World 2021!
Date: Tuesday, March 17th- Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 
Location: Olympia Grand, London, UK
2020 Speakers: Lego, BMW, Dyson, Sanofi and more 
Why Attend: The IoT Tech Expo Global event in London will bring together key industries from across the globe for two days of top-level content and discussion. Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact it has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed. Key topics examined include: IoT, connected fleets, smart logistics, building automation, smart grids, energy, cities, future of manufacturing, connectivity solutions, transport management, connected vehicles and more! The fifth annual Global event will host three co-located events covering Blockchain, Cyber Security & Cloud and AI & Big Data, with 12,000 attendees expected to attend including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Developers & Start-Up’s, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VCs and many more.
Join the discussion on Twitter: @IoTtechexpo  
Stay tuned for IoT Tech Expo 2021!
  1. Internet of Things World
Date: Monday, April 6th- Thursday, April 9th, 2020
Location: San Jose Convention Center, CA, USA 
2020 Speakers: Dell, CVS Health, LoRa Alliance, Amazon, and more 
Why Attend: With over 12,500 anticipated attendees, Internet of Things World may be the largest IoT-specific event on this list. Over 450 speakers will take the stage and present on topics such as manufacturing and supply chain, smart cities, AI, machine learning, connected cars, 5G, LPWAN, and more. The sixth annual IoT World provides networking opportunities and new actionable content and case studies. Check out Skyhook's booth to learn how location benefits IoT devices and applications.
Join the discussion on Twitter here: @IoTWorldSeries 
Stay tuned for IoT World 2021!
Date: Wednesday, October 28th- Friday, October 30th, 2020 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
2020 Speakers: Ericsson, Accenture, Adobe and more 
Why attend: Mobile World Congress LA is the largest mobile industry event in North America. It's organized by the GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile) and held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In 2018, nearly 22,000 people attended the annual conference and programs to view new cutting tech on the exhibition floor. Professionals and industry leaders from 112 countries and territories were present, and 220 media and industry analysts covered the event. Over 400 speakers shared their expertise over 75 hours of program content. 
Join the discussion on Twitter: @GSMA #MWCLA20
Stay tuned for IoT World 2021!

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Date: October 29 - 31, 2019
  • 2020 Dates Coming Soon!
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Speakers from: Microsoft, Rockwell, IBM, SAP, Oracle and more
Why attend: IoT Solutions World Congress brings people together from 120 countries to get inspired with new ideas, solutions and people. This event is dedicated exclusively to joining IoT providers with industry in order to help the latter increase productivity via disruptive technology. Attend the three-day program and learn from 400 top-level speakers as they present use cases on key topics, illustrating how solutions are impacting today’s and tomorrow’s industries.
Join the discussion on Twitter: @IOTSWC
Stay tuned for IoT Solutions World Congress 2021! 
Date: October 31st - November 1st, 2019
  • 2020 Dates Coming Soon!
Location: Atlanta, GA
Speakers from: Shell, The Coca-Cola Company, IBM, Walmart, FedEx, Boeing and more
Why attend: Dedicated to uncovering the IoT opportunity in industrial enterprise, Industrial IoT World covers key strategic and technology challenges facing the manufacturing, supply chain & logistics, energy, agriculture, buildings and cities markets, to help you uncover new ways to utilize IoT technologies that will streamline processes and increase savings across your business. Join the over 600 attendees and learn from over 80 visionary speakers across three co-located events for networking opportunities and to discuss how IIoT will supercharge your business operations and connect with a community of industrial innovators.
Join the Twitter discussion here: @IoTWorldSeries 
Stay tuned for IIoT World 2021! 
Date: Wednesday, November 13 - Thursday, 14, 2019
  • 2020 Dates Coming Soon!
Location: Santa Clara, CA 
Speakers from: Southwest Airlines, P&G, Ford, Bayer and many more
Why attend: The IoT Tech Expo North America 2019 will host three co-located events covering Blockchain and AI, with thousands of attendees including IT decision makers, developers & makers, OEM’s, government and council officials, automotive exec’s, operators, technology providers, investors, venture capitalists and many more. The event will showcase the most cutting-edge technologies from more than 300 exhibitors and provide insight from over 300 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.
Join the discussion on twitter: @iottechexpo 
Stay tuned or IoT Tech Expo North America 2021! 
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We hope to see you at one of these events in 2020!

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