The picturesque capital of Austria is not only known for its rich history and cultural heritage, but through the last years, it also became noted for its thriving tech scene. Thanks to a shared vision initiated by the Vienna Business Agency and implemented by the tech and startup community, Vienna is pawing its way to becoming a global tech hub. Therefore, from May 30 to June 7 is your time for growth. At ViennaUP23, you can meet recruiters, network with other corporations, increase brand awareness and establish valuable connections.
The high quality of life is fertile soil for ingenuity
Vienna has become a sought-after destination for tech professionals with its number one quality of life worldwide, abundant job opportunities, and supportive startup ecosystem. If you are considering a career in tech or planning to relocate to Vienna, here are some reasons why this vibrant city should be at the top of your list and is a must-visit for this summer.
- It’s comfy – The public transport in the Austrian capital is one of the best in the world. Besides the well-developed network with buses, trains, trams, and underground lines, that will take you to any corner of the city in minutes, the annual pass for only 365 euros, or one euro per day. Vienna also offers an excellent standard of living with affordable housing options and top-notch healthcare facilities.
- It’s inspirational – Art and culture are a huge part of living in Vienna. There are 100 museums, 250 galleries of contemporary art, over 15 thousand concerts a year, 80 festivals, 10 thousand seats in concert halls, 3 opera houses, and 120 stages.
- It’s healthy – With 990 parks and 480.000 trees, the green areas comprise around 53% of the city, which also explains the Viennese’s love for impact and sustainability.
Crisp water is pouring directly from the Alps. Physical activity is the top priority, with walking trails, the Kahlenberg, and many sports and swimming facilities. Not to mention the food – Viennese cuisine is the only one in the world named after a city.
All of this makes Vienna an attractive choice for tech professionals looking for a well-rounded work-life balance.
An opportunity to provide mentorship or to find mentors
Vienna has always been a hotbed for ingenuity, attracting great minds worldwide who learn from each other and often work on shared goals. For centuries, Vienna’s intellectual tradition has offered fertile soil for innovation, from Sigmund Freud to 2022 Physics Nobel Prize winner Anton Zeilinger. For entrepreneurs, leaders, and innovators, the upcoming festival offers excellent opportunities to learn new skills, refine your ideas and build on others’ expertise so you can grow far, above, and beyond.
The exciting program of this year’s ViennaUP23 is grouped into “curated experiences“, which are tracks tailored to your needs. For example, the “Skill Up and Scale Up” is not one event but many that will surely be a knockout among tech professionals. It is a series of workshops, panel discussions, and mentoring sessions designed to help you improve and accelerate growth.
As a part of this track, the Tech Jobs Fair 2023 is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to mingle with top tech companies and discover exciting job prospects. This is your chance to flaunt your skills, hobnob with potential employers, and score your dream job in the buzzing tech hub of Vienna. No matter if you’re a seasoned pro or a fresh-faced graduate, this event promises abundant growth and advancement opportunities to push your career to the next level.
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