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8 Best Digital Nomad Conferences, Events & Retreats in 2023


August 16, 2023

Being a digital nomad allows you to explore the world without being confined. Professionals who love to travel and live the nomadic lifestyle of having a workspace that isn’t bound to a location are finding they can learn more about themselves and the world by signing up for different events across the globe. Check out the following list to learn more!

1st Nomad Fest Switzerland

Location: Saint Bernard, Switzerland

Dates: August 20-27, 2023

Price: Ꞓ400 (accommodation and full board food are included)

If you prefer mountains over the seaside, 1st Nomad Fest Switzerland is the event you will love. Disconnect from the mundane of daily life, connect with like-minded people and nature, and learn new skills at conferences and networking events. You can also get some work done at a local co-working and enjoy both an indoor and outdoor pool and sauna.

Baybayin Hub Nomad Workation Retreat

Location: Siargao, Philippines

Dates: September 18-22, 2023

Price: Starting at $240

Are you a digital nomad, remote worker, online entrepreneur, or simply a traveler? Join the week-long Nomad Workation in the Philippines. You will be able to enjoy seven days of learning, workshops, and networking, as well as sightseeing, wellness, and even surfing.

Remote 9 – Sail Croatia

Location: the coast of Croatia

Dates: September 13-30, 2023

Price: Ꞓ3,499 (all-inclusive)

Do you feel like you need to truly disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life? Set off for a sailing trip around Croatia organized by Remote 9. You will spend more than 2 weeks on a spacious catamaran with a co-working area (yes, there is Wi-Fi). The program includes various workshops, masterminds, and a lot of snorkeling and swimming. 

If you wanna attend, be quick – the number of participants is very limited due to the character of the trip.

Digital Nomad Conference Switzerland

Location: Bern, Switzerland

Dates: September 30, 2023

Price: about $150 ($35 for an online ticket)

Are you new to the digital nomad lifestyle or still just considering it? This conference in Bern will provide you with practical information about location-independent work. If you’re settled on the other side of the world or traveling, you can attend the event online. Also, if you are a member of the organization, you will get your ticket 50% cheaper.

Remote 9 – Explore Iceland

Location: Iceland

Dates: October 6-25, 2023

Price: Ꞓ3,299 

This one is another trip by Remote 9 but in a much colder climate. In just 20 days, you will discover Iceland from a minivan, with a start and finish in Reykjavik. The natural beauty is very rich – waterfalls, hot springs, glaciers, and quaint villages and towns – all that in the company of like-minded people and learning new skills. Wi-Fi is included both on the road and in the villas you will be staying at different stops.

Repeople Conference

Location: Canary Islands (to be specified)

Dates: November 2023

Price: To be announced

Repeople – one of the most popular conferences for remote workers – is an opportunity to enjoy talks about innovation, culture, leadership, tourism, and many other topics. You can either attend it in person or virtually from wherever you are. No more details have been revealed yet. However, you can subscribe to their newsletter, and they will notify you once more information is out.

Nomad Cruise – Skill-sharing Conference At Sea

Location: from Tenerife (Spain) to Salvador (Brazil)

Dates: December 2-11, 2023

Nomad Cruise conference is coming back to the Atlantic Ocean in 2023! Check for more info here.

Nomad Island Fest

Location: Madeira Island, Portugal

Dates: December 7-13, 2023

Price: Starting at Ꞓ1,964 (with accommodation and food)

Nomad Island Fest is a yearly event that brings together professionals from all over the globe. This year, it takes place in Madeira, and you can look forward to experts covering topics like tech, marketing, wellness, or health. Daily schedules include workouts, talks, time to co-work and rest, and also trips around the island.


Nomad Safari

Location: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Dates: February 2023 (date TBA)

Price: Ꞓ1,899 and up

Explore your creative limits by joining networking activities and masterminding meetings with other nomads. Visit areas like the Blyde River Canyon or the breathtaking Victoria Falls. This 11-day safari allows you to get to know other digital nomads from around the world.

CoWork Paradise – BALI

Location: Bali

Dates: 1/2023: Two week Mastermind Retreat/Getaway or 2/2023: Three week Mastermind Retreat/Getaway

Price: 2 weeks – Ꞓ3,985 or 3 weeks Ꞓ5,495

These retreats give business owners a chance to connect with others who have similar thoughts and best practices. It’s a unique opportunity for you to be inspired as well as inspire others. Share your thoughts and ideas and find out what is working for others!

Cloud Connections

Location: Rio De Janeiro

Dates: 1/28 – 2/26/2023

Price: $1,350 and up for 3 weeks

If you want to explore Brazil during the carnivals, Cloud Connections can make it happen. The company works with digital nomads to arrange accommodations and a full itinerary of activities they can enjoy during their escape. Take an island hopping tour or enjoy one of the other activities during the carnivals.

Nomad Escape

Location: Bali

Dates: February 16-22, 2023

Price: Early Bird, Ꞓ2,996.50 and up

This 7-day trip allows you to enjoy a retreat that includes a yoga resort complete with an oceanfront spa. You will be able to network with fellow professionals and digital nomads who are looking to combine a business trip with some much-needed relaxation. Health and wellness are a top priority. There will also be a Nomad Escape in Tulum, Mexico during Business Jungle Fest.

Running Remote Conference 2023

Location: Lisbon

Dates: April 25-26, 2023

Price: Early birds $599 and up

The Running Remote Conference will be held in person as well as remotely for those who would like to attend but are unable to travel. You will be able to learn the advantages of managing a remote team and also build a strong network for support. With so many companies expanding to offer remote positions, it is essential to be able to manage them efficiently.

Work Wanderers


  • Cairo March 3 thru 10, 2023
  • Cappadocia June 2 thru 11, 2023
  • Bali August 11 thru 20, 2023
  • Koh Tao (Thailand) September 22 thru October 1, 2023
  • Cape Town October 11 thru November 11, 2023

Cost $950 and up (contact Work Wanderers for more info)

A great opportunity for remote workers who want to travel and still build a sense of community. Choose a nomad hub and share your skills and talents with other professionals as well as the local community. It’s a great idea for those who love to travel while they work.

Women in Travel Summit

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date: May 19-22, 2023

Price: Ꞓ399 and up

Keynote sessions and networking activities are blended with tours and gatherings that allow you to get to know female entrepreneurs from all over the world. Created and hosted by women, you will be able to enjoy every minute of this unique and very rewarding experience.

Nomad Cruise – Skill-sharing Conference At Sea

Location: TBA

Dates: MAY/JUNE 2023 (date TBA)

Nomad Cruise is coming back in 2023! Sign up for their newsletter to stay up to date ;)

Bansko Nomad Fest

Location: Bansko, Bulgaria

Date: June 25 – July 2, 2023

Price: Early bird Ꞓ139 and up

The conference was designed for digital nomads by digital nomads. They understand the unique challenges professionals face when they embrace this lifestyle. The meetings allow you to get to know others and also share your experiences. Learn a new skill and share your ideas with a new audience of entrepreneurs.

TBEX North America 2023

Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Date: July 17-21, 2023

Price: Early birds $197 and up

Nomad City Gran Canaria

Location: Agaete, Gran Canaria

Dates: July 15-29, 2023

Price: Ꞓ207 (full festival ticket)

The Canary Islands are a popular digital nomad destination, especially because of its all-year-round sunny weather. This summer, you will be able to enjoy the paradise-like island and, on top of that, learn something new. 

Nomad City is a two-week-long festival with conferences featuring more than 27 speakers, workshops, and pastime activities, such as yoga and snorkeling. You will also have plenty of time to network. 


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