Get ready for the can’t-miss networking bashes to keep the conference connections going strong! This is your chance to mix, mingle, and make new lifelong friends.
SaaStock 2023 in Dublin is almost here! While the speaker sessions and panels will surely inspire, some of the biggest value comes from the legendary Nightstock, side and partner networking events sprinkled throughout the various days.
Ahead of SaaStock 2023 kicking off next month (and so you know what’s happening when), we’ve compiled a list of events taking place around the city of Dublin during the event days.
Don’t miss these prime opportunities to connect, collaborate, and have fun with old and new contacts alike.
Introduction to the Must-Attend Networking Events
Before we dive into the event details, here’s a quick intro to the can’t-miss networking happenings at this year’s conference:
- Welcome Party
- Speaker Dinners
- Investor Dinner
- SaaStock Founder Memberships Dinner
- Pub crawl
- 5k run
- Morning yoga
Kick off the conference right by meeting fellow first-timers and networking pros at this casual local pub mingler, at The Well, on Monday evening. Swap stories, share advice, and start forming connections over drinks. It’s the perfect place to get oriented and make new friends!
Open to all conference attendees.
Our speaker dinners are one of the hottest tickets at the conference! Enjoy a gourmet meal at upscale One Pico while networking one-on-one with fellow keynote presenters, panelists, and other industry icons. Discuss the day’s highlights and get insider perspectives.
Enjoy an elegant meal at The Grayson while networking with fellow international investors and VCs. This evening brings together the top VCs, angels, and other financing professionals in an intimate, elegant setting. The guest list is strictly limited to active investors, creating unparalleled networking opportunities with others who share your interests and speak your language.
With no speeches or presentations on the agenda, the focus stays on high-level investor-to-investor networking.
The SaaStock Founders Networking (SFM) Dinner brings together our exclusive community of member founders and CEOs for unmatched peer-to-peer connection. Enjoy an elegant three course meal at Bang while networking in a judgment-free zone of your fellow SaaStock members.
This SFM Dinner provides an environment of true peers who understand the entrepreneurial journey on a deep level. Conversations flow freely over good food and drinks as you exchange stories, advice, and ideas.
Experience the craic at our pub crawl, after a productive day at our SaaS.City bootcamps!
Get a true taste of Irish culture while networking with your new colleagues at the Dublin Pub Crawl! On Monday night, we’ll visit distinctly Irish pubs throughout the city’s famous Temple Bar neighborhood.
You’ll experience the charm of Dublin’s most iconic watering holes. Chat with your fellow attendees and conference speakers while soaking in the energetic ambiance. Don’t worry about getting lost – our guides will lead the way!
Side & Partner Events
Want to kickstart your SaaStock experience with some fresh air and exercise? Lace up your running shoes and join us for the Networking Sunrise 5k, led by Cristian Dina (Founding Member at Tekpon), on Monday morning before the conference. Get your blood pumping at the networking sunrise 5k!
Runners of all paces are welcome. Whether you’re a hardcore marathoner or just looking for a pleasant walk, you’ll make new connections at the 5k run.
Set your intentions and find your focus for an awesome conference experience at the Morning Yoga session. Join an experienced instructor for an invigorating hour of poses and mindfulness.
Namaste with other attendees as you cultivate calm, boost energy, and prime yourself for meaningful connections. The Morning Yoga session is the perfect way to start your day centered, relaxed, and ready to make the most of your time at SaaStock.
SNI Meetup with Des Traynor
Expect a cozy pub atmosphere, honest conversations and golden nuggets of SaaS wisdom.
When? Monday, 16 October 2023. 6:15-8pm.
Where? Paddy Cullen’s Pub, 14 Merrion Rd, Dublin 4, D04 T3Y7
CMO Lunch with Gartner Digital Markets
Join an invigorating lunch where you’ll connect with like-minded marketing leaders, exchange innovative strategies and fuel your SaaS growth. Secure your spot today to be part of this invaluable networking event designed exclusively for ambitious CMOs and marketing leaders looking to stay ahead in the dynamic world of SaaS.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 12:30-2pm.
Where? Minerva Suite, RDS
CFO Lunch with Paddle & Vertice
Calling all CFOs and finance leaders within the SaaS industry! Join us for a stimulating lunch where you’ll network with industry peers, exchange finance strategies and unlock key insights to optimise your financial operations. Secure your spot today to take part in this exclusive event and gain knowledge that will enable you to drive financial excellence within your organisation.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 12:30-2pm.
Where? President’s Room, RDS
SaaS-tastic Evening in Dublin with Younium & Planhat
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 4pm.
Where? The Penthouse. Right in front of RDS (SaaStock Event Venue).
Unwind & Connect: Lative’s Happy Hour
Limited places so please register now by filling out your details below!
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 3-5pm.
Where? Lative’s stand: B4, RDS, Dublin.
AppSumo Presents: SaaStock Dublin VIP Meetup
This event is purely a networking meetup in a swanky, indoor garden with cocktails & bites provided while you mingle with fellow awesome people.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 6:30-9:30pm.
Where? NoLITA(64 South Great George’s Street, Dublin, Ireland)
SaaS & Sips: A B2B Founders Networking Night!
Packing your bags for SaaStock? Save a spot in your schedule for SaaS & Sips, an evening crafted for B2B SaaS founders to mingle, share stories, and create connections in a uniquely Irish setting.
When? Wednesday, 18 October 2023. 6-8pm.
Where? Irish Whiskey Museum, 119 Grafton Street, Dublin
VIP Reception and Pint Pulling at the Guinness Academy with Paddle & Toplyne | A SaaStock afterparty
A tasting and storytelling journey, delving deeper into the origins and tastes of the world’s most iconic beer. Join us for the VIP Reception and Pint Pulling at the Guinness Academy! Go behind the gates and enjoy a visit to historic places on the brewery site, while pulling a pint with other attendees of SaaStock.
CXOs only. Space is limited.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 7:30-11pm.
Where? Register to reveal location.
VIP Founder Happy Hour at Horse Show House
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 6-8pm.
Where? Horse Show House, 34-36 Merrion Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 C535.
For the 5th time Vectrix, Endeit Capital, RocketX, Leaseweb and Peak are organising a Dutch party for SaaS founders and Venture Capitalists. Right after the first day of SaaStock you can join us for drinks, food and a lot of fun! The Bridge 1859 is just a few minutes’ walk from the RDS venue.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 5-8pm.
Where? The Bridge 1859, 13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin
The Dublin Startup Scene – Networking and Open-Mic Pitching Event
Join us post SaaStock conference and meet 200+ founders and investors for the night of networking and open-mic pitching.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 5-11pm.
Where? BrewDog Outpost Dublin, Three Locks Square, 4 Dublin Docklands E14 5AB Dublin Ireland
SaaStock Happy Hour with Chili Piper, Dealfront, Lavender, Surfe
Join 120 Sales and Marketing leaders for a Happy Hour in Dublin, at SaaStock 2023.
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 7-11pm.
Where? The Bridge 1859, 13 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, D04 C7K6, Ireland.
VIP Event with Chargebee
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 6pm.
Where? O’Donoghues Bar, 15 Merrion Row Dublin Ireland
SaaStock Dublin Drinks with Notion Capital & HSBC Innovation Banking
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 6:30pm.
Where? The Merrion Hotel (Cellar Bar) Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Podcast & Pints with Selligence, Vidyard & Salesloft
When? Tuesday, 17 October 2023. 7pm.
Where? J.R. Mahons, 1-2 Burgh Quay, Dublin, D02 F243 Ireland
There you have it – the complete rundown of the most epic networking events at this year’s conference! From cheeky cocktails to gourmet grub, this lineup has something to satisfy every networking style. Don’t miss out on the hottest invites in town – register today so you can mix, mingle, and make connections that will take your career to the next level.
This is your chance to meet the industry A-listers and make friendships that will last far beyond the conference. See you on the dance floor – drinks are on us!
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