Top Digital Nomads & Remote Work Events You can’t miss in 2018

Although you’re probably enjoying of some well-deserved vacations days you might also already want to start planning for a few post-summer activities, like going to a few digital nomads or remote work focused events to network, learn and share. Here you have some of the top ones happening from the end of August until the end of 2018: 


Freedom X Fest 2018

1. Freedom X Fest

Freedom X Fest is the first collaboration of its kind, bringing together leaders of the location-independent lifestyle movement, entrepreneurs, and creatives of all kinds. 3 or 6 days in a remote village in northern Spain amidst the Pyrenees mountains

  • Dates & Places: 14th – 19th August, Pyrenees mountains, Spain.

2. DNX Global

This is a two days conference for online working digital professionals and entrepreneurs from all over the world where you will be able to learn from 10 Keynote speakers, 20 workshops & Masterminds that will gather over 500 people.

  • Dates & Places: 22nd & 23rd of September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

3. 7 in 7 Digital Nomad Conference

You’ll meet other long-term nomads, hear amazing speakers, attend panels and Q&A sessions, have parties and find volunteer opportunities.

  • Dates & Places: from 16th to the 23rd of October, 2018 at Medellín, Colombia.


1. Remote Year
Remote Year LogoRemote Year was the first to offer organized remote trips since 2015 with a 12 months itinerary in 12 countries. They selected 75 people in their first edition among 25,000 applications that they received.

In 2018 they continue with the program but they have added also 4 months journeys. The next open ones are:

  • Remote Year Curie. Starts: September 30, 2018. 12 months. Lisbon, Split, Prague, Marrakesh, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Kyoto, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago, Lima, Medellín, Mexico.
  • Remote Year Bourdain. Starts: December 30, 2018, 12 months. Lima, Medellín, Santiago, Mexico City, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Kyoto, Kuala Lumpur, Split, Lisbon, Valencia, Cape Town.
  • Remote Year Kuungana. Starts: December 30, 2018, 4 months. Cape Town, Marrakesh, Lisbon, Valencia.

You can take a look at all the information on their site: Remote Year.

2. Hacker Paradise

Hacker Paradise is a diverse community of professionals working remotely and experiencing the world. To date, 512 people from 51 countries have participated in our trips (often repeatedly), making our family’s skill range great. Hacker Paradise locations in 2018 are:Hacker Paradise

  • 29th July – 8th September: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.
  • 9th September – 3rd November: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 4th November – 15th December: Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 29th July – 8th September: Seoul, South Korea.
  • 21st October – 15th December: Canggu & Ubud, Bali.
  • 9th September – 20th October: Split, Croatia.
  • 21st October – 15th December: Cape Town, South Africa.

3. Pangea 196

Pangea196 takes people with location-independent jobs to different countries all over the world – providing 24-hour access to WiFi, co-working spaces and quality accommodations. Pangea locations for the last months of 2018 are:

  • August – Kigali, Rwanda
  • September – Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • October – Saigon, Vietnam
  • November – Bali, Indonesia
  • December – Tokyo, Japan

4. Unsettled

Unsettled offers a 15 or 30-day coworking experience with a community for those who embrace the unknown and want to get inspired by others. Choose the country you will like to visit and the dates that best suit you. Unsettled locations in 2018 are:

  • August-December: Bali, Indonesia.
  • August-September: Medellin, Colombia.
  • September-October: Tuscany, Italy.
  • October 2018: Mexico City, Mexico.
  • October-November: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • October-November: Cape Town, South Africa.
  • November: Marrakech, Morocco.

5. Wifi Tribe

Wifi tribe is a community of digital nomads that every month visits a different country to call home. Join them in your preferred one: 

  • August: Brazil (America) / Budapest (Africa-Europe)
  • September: Argentina (America) / Lisbon (Africa-Europe) / Egypt (Africa-Europe) / Vietnam (Asia) / Bali (Asia)
  • October: Mexico (America) / Barcelona (Africa-Europe) / Kenya (Africa-Europe) / Bali (Asia) / Thailand (Asia)
  • November: Mexico & Costa Rica (America) / Kenya / Gran Canaria (Africa-Europe) / South Africa (Africa-Europe) / Thailand (Asia)
  • December: Costa Rica (America) / South Africa (Africa-Europe) / Thailand (Asia)


1. Coworkation

In search of an inspirational co-working retreat for location-independent professionals? Coworkation will help you live life on your terms. Coworkations are inspirational coworking retreats, set in stunning locations around the world. The next editions are:
  • Coworkation worldwide: Bali in October and Thailand in November
  • Coworkation Spain: Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Retreat, Freedom X Fest and Become A Digital Nomad Retreat in August.

2. Nomad Train

Nomad Train EndTake the Trans-Siberian Railway to travel from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital and largest city with like-minded digital nomads. You will pass by amazing cities and surely have a time of your life!

  • Dates: from 12nd to the 26th of September, 2018.
  • Place: Trans-Siberian Train, from Moscow to Ulaanbaatar

3. Nomad City

During this camp, you will be able to join over 150 digital nomads for activities, talks, and meetups in the wonderful Canary Islands. This event is a fantastic opportunity to share and do networking with other like-minded people while you are visiting the beautiful town of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias.

  • Dates & Places: Las Palmas, Gran Canaria Island: from 8th to the 14th of October, 2018. Buy your tickets here! And Subscribe to our newsletter and get a discount!

4. Nomad Cruise

If you are a fan of cruises, you can join other digital nomads to cross the Atlantic in the Nomad Cruise. Departing from Barcelona on November 19th, the cruise will stop in Alicante, Tenerife and Cape Verde before making the final passage across the Atlantic Ocean to Brazil.

  • Place: From Barcelona, Spain to Recife, Brazil.
  • Dates: from 19th of November to the 1st of December, 2018.

Want to take a look at more digital nomads and remote work events? Check out our remote events section!

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One Comment

  1. Going on a cruise sounds super interesting! Before becoming a digital nomad, I worked on cruise ships for 5 years, I am wondering how is the internet connection in this type of cruises. Last time I was on a cruise was in 2016 and the internet is really bad!

    Marlem IAFRE
    30 September, 2018 Reply

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