Frequently Asked Questions
Wristbands, meetups, summits, conferences, the Meatpacking district.. here’s all you need to know to get the most out of Techfestival. Any more questions? Tweet us!
What can I access with my Techfestival wristband?
The Techfestival wristband gives you access to:
– The full exciting program for Techfestival and all 200 activities. The program includes 30 daylong summits, 80 short & sharp meetups, 50 talks, music, food, exhibitions, film screenings, afterparties and much more. See the full program here.
Where is the festival?
Techfestival takes place in and around Copenhagen’s iconic Meatpacking District in Vesterbro.
What’s happening at the Techfestival main area in the Meatpacking District?
Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District is located in Vesterbro and is filled with bars, restaurants, clubs and art spaces. Techfestival will take over the entire area and fill it with stages, talks, exhibitions, DJs, food, lounge areas and after parties. Check out the full program here.
How do I get to and from the venues?
All meetups, summits, events and activities take place in and around the Meatpacking District in Vesterbro. It is located five minutes from the Central Station (Hovedbanegården) and you will find everything within walking distance.
Where is the main stage located?
Techfestival’s main stage is located in the centre of the Meatpacking District in Copenhagen. Here you can enjoy talks, music, films and exhibitions.
Can I volunteer at Techfestival?
Of course! Join the Techfestival crew and become part of the festival by filling out the volunteer form. We promise you won’t regret it!
If you have any questions, please get in touch with our Head of People Anne-Mette.
What is the Copenhagen Letter?
A group of 150 expert practitioners came together during Techfestival 2017 to discuss responsible technology development. They co-authored The Copenhagen Letter and sent it to everyone who shapes technology today.
You can read and sign the Copenhagen Letter here.
How do I get around?
All the meetups, summits and events are within walking distance. If you’d like to explore Copenhagen further we recommend you to rent a bike in the closest bike shop or use a Copenhagen City Bike service.
Will there be food & drinks?
There will be a variety of food and drinks options within the festival area. Techfestival is located in the Meatpacking district which is also full of great restaurants and bars.
Is there wheelchair access?
There is wheelchair access to the festival main area and a specially designed toilet. For the venues
Where are the toilets located?
Toilets are located at the festival main area.
Where can I find a power station to charge my laptop/phone?
There are many cafes all over the Meatpacking where you can charge your laptop or phone.
How much is a ticket?
You can purchase your ticket to the festival for 200 DKK + booking fee. The ticket gives you a wristband with access to all events: Summits, meetups, talks, afterparties etc.
What do I need to bring to get my wristband?
Please have your Eventbrite ticket ready on your mobile phone or as a printed ticket.
Where do I get my Techfestival wristband?
You can pick up your Techfestival wristband at our info booth in the main area in the Meatpacking district. We’re open Tuesday 4/9 – Saturday 8/9.
What is included in the ticket?
With the ticket, you get access to all Techfestival’s Meetups, events, activities and parties. Summits are by application only, but we welcome anyone to apply for a spot.
Where can I get a Press Pass?
Do you have any student discounts?
Unfortunately, we are not able to give students a discount. Techfestival is a non-profit organization and we have kept the price as low as possible in order to make it as inclusive as possible.
If you have a couple of extra hours before or during the festival you can also become part of the Techfestival Crew, which gets you free access. Please sign up here to be a volunteer.
What’s a meetup?
Meetups are Techfestival’s co-created events hosted and curated by organizers from diverse tech communities around the world – open to all curious minds! The Meetups are for everyone, but capacities are limited so please RSVP to register, and arrive in good time to secure your spot. All Meetups are centred around one of our 10 technology tracks: Ego, Food, Play, Learn, Create, Work, Start, Energy Cities and Democracy.
Who can attend a Meetup?
Meetups are open to everyone with a festival wristband, but the spots are limited so please make sure to RSVP and turn up on time! Find the program here.
Where do I RSVP to the Meetups?
Check out our program and RSVP to the Meetups you would like to attend. Capacities are limited, so please turn up in time to secure your spot!
Who can co-create a Meetup?
Anyone with an insight into an aspect of technology and a wish to share it at Techfestival! Co-creators come from very different professional backgrounds across political, academic, corporate, startup and civil sectors and bring a variety of perspectives. Co-creators can host Meetups individually or together with others but are not presented by companies or organisations.
If you would like to host a Meetup, please contact our Meetup Manager Laura. We look forward to hearing about your ideas!
What’s a summit?
Summits are day-long participatory gatherings around a specific topic. They are designed by international experts who will facilitate the day and do their best to make sure all participants leave with new insights and a meaningful experience. The summits take place during the festival’s weekdays from 9:00-17:00.
Who can attend a summit?
We welcome anyone to apply but will screen our participants to secure a meaningful experience and a diverse group. In order to apply, please fill out our summit application form.
How do I apply for attending a summit?
You apply to a summit by filling out the summit application form and writing a short motivation. We welcome anyone to apply but will screen our participants to secure a meaningful experience for everyone.