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11 Best DIGITAL NOMAD Conferences, Retreats, and Events in 2024

The number of digital nomads and professionals choosing remote and location-independent careers is growing crazy.

We’ve prepared a list of the coolest catch-ups, camps, and conferences across the globe where you can meet like-minded people. It’s time to make yours for your future WORK & TRAVEL plans.

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Nomad Eire 2024

You can grow your skills and network even if you’re tight with time (and are traveling around Europe this summer). This 4-day-long conference takes place in picturesque rural Ireland and will touch on topics like the future of remote work, sustainable projects, and community development. You will also get a chance to explore Donegal and socialize in the way the Irish do. The best part? It’s for a pocket-friendly price.

  • Location: Donegal, Ireland
  • Dates: August 28 – September 1, 2024
  • Price: €53(early bird)

Work Wanderers – Bali

Join the ultimate workation for 3 weeks in the iconic Bali and co-lie with like-minded people, work together, learn new skills, and visit the bucket-list destinations. The program is pretty packed, but if you still have some free time left, you can sip on coconuts by the pool, stretch at yoga classes, or get into surfing.

  • Location: Canggu, Bali
  • Dates: 6 – 29 September 2024
  • Price: $1350 (early bird) including a private en-suite room, co-working space access, workshops, and various leisure activities, such as a group surf lesson
  • USE our coupon ‘travelinglifestyle’ to get $100 discount

Nomad Fest Switzerland by Coliving Frilingue

This is the second edition of Nomad Fest Switzerland, and it’s expected to be a huge success again, or even bigger than last time. What makes it stand out from other retreats is that it offers a lot of time for you to unwind and work on your projects. Therefore, it’s perfect for those who would like to foster a community way of living, learn new skills, and make friends while staying in pristine nature and recharging batteries for new challenges.

  • Location: Liddes, Switzerland
  • Date: September 8th – 15th 2024
  • Price: 300 CHF, which is about €300 (including activities, accommodation, food)

The Nomad World Fest

Whether you are an experienced digital nomad or a remote worker, the Nomad World Fest is a week-long event packed with workshops, masterminds, and expert talks that will please everyone. Dive into topics like co-living, AI, or the future of work. And even though the fest is happening in October, the weather in Portugal is still quite warm, so you can also enjoy some last-minute beach activities.

  • Location: Albufeira, Portugal
  • Date: October 7th – 13th 2024
  • Price: Starting at €39 (accommodation, food, and drinks are not included)

Remote 9 – coworking road trips through Japan, or Croatia

Do you like co-working and exploring new locations at the same time? Then set off for a road trip with Remote 9. You will be a part of a group of 9 aspiring professionals and experience what it’s like to live and work from a van or a catamaran.

There is Wi-Fi even on the road, so you won’t miss any important calls or deadlines. Accommodation in private villas and co-living spaces, transport, and meals that you will cook with other travelers are included in the price.

Locations, dates, and cost:

  • Japan, 5th March – 3rd April 2024, €3499
  • Japan, 12th April – 1st May 2024, €3499
  • Croatia, Fall 2024 (exact dates TBD), €3699

Nomad Trail

If you’re an adventure traveler who prefers destinations off the beaten track rather than mainstream ones, come unlock your potential at Nomad Trail. It emerged as an idea with a bunch of digital nomads at Bansko Nomad Fest 2023. This year, you can become one of the first attendees to experience it.

How does it work? The name pretty much says it all. The organizers carefully select coliving spaces and remote work-friendly accommodations across Europe so you can explore its hidden gems in an old-fashioned way, sustainably by buses and trains.

Various locations, dates, and lengths of stay are provided, so you can choose based on your needs:

Nomad Cruise – from Canada through Alaska to Japan

  • Location: Canada, Alaska, Japan
  • Date: 29 September – 13 October 2024
  • (Use: “bcnnomads” to get a 100 Euros discount.)

Nomad Cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail across the North Pacific while meeting with a varied community of remote workers from across the world, getting inspired at business conferences, and watching the famous humpback whales.

The Nomad Escape – Level Up in Madeira

Are you a digital nomad, entrepreneur, or freelancer searching for business and personal growth, new ideas, empowerment, and connections? In that case, this 7-day retreat on the island of endless spring is for you.

You can look forward to peer-to-peer mentoring, daily workouts, workshops, talks, and networking events. All that in a paradise-like 4-star oceanfront hotel in Punta de Lobos.

  • Location: Madeira, Portugal
  • Dates: 29 November – 4 December 2024
  • Price: €2,599 (including the activities, a shared twin room and half-board pension)

Colive FUKUOKA – Digital Nomad Conference

  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • Dates: 1 – 31 October 2024
  • Price: upon request

Japan finally introduced visas for digital nomads this year. And with that come plenty of new opportunities, such as a month-long pop-up coliving program in Fukuoka. Immerse yourself in the rich Japanese culture while enjoying coliving, growing your business, and learning new skills. If you sign up until the 31st of July, you get an early bird discount.

This link will give you a 20% discount.

Nomads in Paradise

  • Location: Siargao, Philippines
  • Dates: 10 – 17 November 2024
  • Price: €158 (accommodation not included)

Use coupon: “travelinglifestyle” to get a 30% discount.

No matter whether you’re a business owner, freelancer, or a wannabe digital nomad, Nomads in Paradise is an event that welcomes everyone interested in a nomadic lifestyle. It takes place in Siargao, Philippines, often referred to as the “new Bali” and one of the best surfing spots in the world. The program is filled with keynote speeches, workshops, networking events, yoga classes, and even a discovery ice bath session! If you don’t know how to go fully remote, this is simply a place to be.

Nomad Island Fest by Nomad Escape

  • Location: Madeira, Portugal
  • Dates: 5 – 11 December 2024
  • Price: €1,839 (including accommodation and half-board pension)

Nomad Island Fest is a yearly event that connects fellow entrepreneurs and boosts their business ideas through expert talks and workshops. The program is packed with activities, including workouts, organized trips, and even parties. Do you need to dedicate to your business? Don’t worry, you will also have time to co-work and relax afterward.