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Events for entrepreneurs in Spain

events for entrepreneurs

Do you keep up to date with the entrepreneurial scene? If you are one of those who love to update your agenda and get involved with events in Spain, this article is for you! Read on and find out about the most popular meetings in the entrepreneurial and startup sector today.

Main events for entrepreneurs

Over the years, events in Spain have become more and more important, especially in terms of entrepreneurship and startups. By 2020, many of these meetings had to be suspended or held only in virtual mode due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, now that being in person is not an impediment, you are probably looking to know which alternatives call your attention to attend and do some networking. Therefore, here are 10 of the most outstanding events in the main Spanish cities.


As its name indicates, it refers to a franchise fair in which professionals and the general public capture business opportunities, learning about different levels of investment, financing, and characteristics required by the premises.

This year, the event gathered around 5,745 visitors from all the Autonomous Communities, of which 76.30% of the attendees showed interest in acquiring a franchise within approximately one year.

By May 2023, Expofranquicia will present its 27th edition at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, and also plans to offer training and advice to franchisees and people interested in getting started in this business model.

World Business Forum

A business summit that takes place during 2 days a year, in several well-known cities around the world such as Madrid, New York, Mexico City, Bogota, among others.

This is one of the events in Spain whose main objective is to bring together thousands of executives to distribute Management content and help companies find the best way to manage their activities.

On November 22 and 23, it will be held at the IFEMA North Convention Center (Madrid), and will be attended by CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists and athletes.

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South Summit Madrid

It is a recognized event aimed at startups and investors with greater importance in southern Europe, which allows connecting entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs and investors who want to improve their competitiveness through innovation.

This 2022, its tenth edition was held in Madrid, and it is expected to take place again in June 2023 to generate greater business opportunities.

Mobile World Capital

Another event in Spain that you’ve probably heard of is the Mobile World Capital (MWC), known as the largest mobile event in Europe that brings together the latest in technological innovation.

From February 27 to March 2, 2023, the Fira de Barcelona will be the meeting point for the giants of the industry, where you can meet innovative products, share inspirational thinking, create contact with technology suppliers, device manufacturers, among others.


Known as the leading ecommerce and digital marketing trade show, the E-Show connects leading companies and suppliers in the sector.

Last May the E-Show conference was held at the Fira de Barcelona, and this coming October 26 and 27 the IFEMA Hall 7, in Madrid, will witness the meeting of more than 8,000 professionals looking for digital solutions for their business, more than 250 exhibitors and more than 200 speakers with success stories.

The following outline shows the main topics to be covered:

events for entrepreneurs

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eCongress Malaga

In this case, we are talking about a benchmark for professionals involved in ecommerce, social media and digital marketing. Currently, 9 editions have been held, with more than 150 speakers and more than 4,900 attendees.

This year, the 10th edition will be held at the Auditorio del Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga on September 10. The meeting will address the latest trends in e-commerce, as well as the importance of the best digital marketing strategies for entrepreneurs to expand their knowledge and boost their online business.

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC)

Since 2011, Barcelona is the protagonist city in which one of the most outstanding events in Spain takes place. This coming November, the Gran Via will bring together leaders of companies, governments and organizations with the main mission of empowering cities and their urban innovation in the world.

The main focus of the meeting is marked by initiatives that support sustainability for the improvement of society. And, it will again include digital workshops to the public, as well as exhibition of professionals in the field.


The seventh edition of CrowDays will take place on October 28th in Barcelona. Do you know what it consists of? If you are an entrepreneur or you are interested in entrepreneurship, this event can be very useful for you.

An appointment for entrepreneurs, startups and those interested in learning more about crowdfunding for their business.

Startup Olé

Since its inception, Startup Olé has gathered more than 40,000 attendees from 120 countries, 1,500 startups and more than 300 companies present.

In September, the eighth edition will take place in Salamanca between various investors, corporations, universities and public institutions to secure funding opportunities and boost digital transformation and networking.

Transfiere – Malaga

The main R&D&I meeting in Southern Europe where scientific and technological knowledge is shared to promote innovation and connect with science.

An opportunity to establish new B2B contacts, get partners and strategic alliances for your venture.

This forum is scheduled for February 2023 in the city of Malaga, where important figures in the field of research and knowledge will meet.

FTalsks food Summit

If you have a restaurant or are planning to set up a gastronomic venture in Spain, this event is for you.

The city of Valencia presents protagonists in the food sector, health, and biodiversity. It also brings together success stories, and promotes networking and digitization. The event will be held on October 20 and 21.

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