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Introduction: Phenomenon’s TNW Adventure

Phenomenon Studio is devoted to continuous growth, both in terms of our mindsets and the exciting opportunities we pursue. We never miss a chance to attend events to showcase our achievements and the impact we bring to the tech community while learning from industry leaders. This time was no exception: our Head of Sales, Ksenia Shalya, and Co-founder, Polina Chebanova, attended the recent TNW Conference in Amsterdam on June 20–21.

Unveiling TNW: The Epicenter of Tech

The TNW Conference is a two-day technology event held in the greater Amsterdam area, where industry leaders and tech enthusiasts come together to explore how technology will help us reclaim the future. For 2024, the conference featured nearly 300 speakers sharing fresh and unique insights, 190+ exhibiting companies showcasing their work, and a startup program that helped many startups gain a competitive edge. With thousands of attendees, the event provided numerous networking opportunities, blending the benefits of a conference with the energy of a festival. It’s a unique experience where attendees can do business, get inspired, meet industry peers, and enjoy every minute.

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Spotlight on Innovation

The TNW Conference covered a wide array of groundbreaking topics, offering a glimpse into the future of technology. For those weary of AI dominating the conversation, the conference spotlighted transformative technologies like Quantum Computing, Extended Realities, IoT, and Web 3.0. These dynamite technologies promise to ignite a tech revolution.

Another major theme was Sustainable Futures, emphasizing the integration of sustainability, ethics, diversity, and societal impact in tech innovation. This theme called on tech leaders to drive progress responsibly and shape a future where innovation aligns with positive societal outcomes.

MarTech also took center stage, highlighting how digital innovation revolutionizes customer engagement, brand experiences, and creative design. The Pixels & Profit sessions showcased the latest marketing technology, demonstrating how cutting-edge tools transform marketing, branding, and design.

With these diverse and forward-thinking topics, the TNW Conference provided attendees with valuable insights and inspiration for the future of technology.

Read also: Phenomenon Studio won a 2023 Manifest Award

Beyond Technology: Embracing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at TNW

At the TNW Conference, the focus extended beyond just technology, highlighting the critical importance of sustainability and inclusion. One standout event was the second edition of the DEI Coalition, which created a dedicated space for diversity, equity, and inclusion programming throughout the two-day conference. This initiative showcased various projects, celebrated significant achievements, and facilitated discussions to accelerate DEI within the tech industry.

Attendees could engage in DEI-focused dialogues, participate in mentoring sessions and workshops, and connect with like-minded individuals committed to driving positive change. As a company, we greatly appreciated this focus on sustainability and inclusion, recognizing these topics’ crucial role in shaping a responsible and forward-thinking tech industry.

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Phenomenon’s Highlights & Insights

This is what Phenomenon Co-founder Polina Chebanova, had to say about the event:

“Just attended an amazing 2-day conference, and I absolutely loved it! The event covered a wide range of fascinating topics, from AI to sustainability. We got to see and meet numerous innovative startups with huge growth potential. Although there were loads of networking opportunities and the overall atmosphere was super dynamic, everyone was friendly and helpful. We found several interesting contacts with whom we plan to develop strong partnerships. Building a solid network is crucial. Remember, the strength of your connections can significantly influence your growth and success. Keep learning, stay adaptable, and always be open to new opportunities!”

Event Highlights: Insights from Industry Pioneers and Beyond

The TNW Conference featured incredible insights from industry pioneers such as Glenn Fogel, CEO of Booking.com, Vinted‘s CEO Thomas Plantenga, and Sophia Amoruso, General Partner of Trust Fund and Founder of Nasty Gal. The conference also crowned ExoMatter as the Pitch Battle champion on the Growth Quarters stage, with their impactful and persuasive pitch captivating investors, top executives, and media experts.

In addition, the event hosted six cutting-edge tech tours covering hot industry topics like AI & Machine Learning, Climate Tech, SaaS, FinTech, MarTech, and Emerging Tech. This year’s edition also saw the continuation of the DEI Coalition, furthering discussions on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The conference atmosphere was vibrant, with onsite activations, live music, delicious food stalls, and a legendary Closing Party, making it an event to remember. We’ve had fun, learned a lot, and can’t wait to do it again next year in Amsterdam!

Looking Back and Moving Forward

Our Phenomenon team recently showcased its dedication to innovation by attending TNW and actively participating in Vienna Up and Viva Technology. These conferences were crucial for gaining industry insights and building connections with peers and potential partners. This proactive engagement underscores our commitment to staying ahead and consistently delivering cutting-edge solutions to our clients.

In conclusion, TNW was a gathering of tech enthusiasts and a testament to the changing face of technology and its growing inclusivity. With our significant presence and commitment to innovation and diversity, we at Phenomenon stand as a beacon for companies seeking a reliable and forward-thinking full-cycle development studio.

As businesses and startups seek cost-effective yet quality-driven full-cycle development services, Phenomenon emerges as the perfect match.

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