Frequently Asked Questions
SURGE brings speakers from the world’s biggest companies together with the world’s most exciting startups in Bengaluru, India. In 2016, SURGE welcomed 5,000+ people from 72 countries, including over 200 investors, 290 media, 433 startups and 130 speakers. In 2018, people from all around the world will come to Bengaluru to share their stories and experiences at SURGE.
Bengaluru will be host to two days of legendary networking in 2018 when the world’s biggest brands, leading investors, and most promising startups come together for SURGE.
SURGE will return in India in 2018. There will be peripheral events and extra networking opportunities scheduled during the days surrounding the main event, so we recommend you take this into account when booking your flights.
A standard SURGE ticket entitles you entry to SURGE 2017, as well as access to satellite events and networking events. A premium ticket includes all of the above as well as access to the premium lounge, where complimentary food and drink will be served. A platinum ticket includes all of the above plus access to the premium and speakers lounges. For any ticket enquires, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A detailed schedule will be made available closer to the event, approximately two weeks before SURGE. It will be available on our website and in our attendee app. The SURGE app also launches approximately two weeks before the event.
Unfortunately not. We have a strict no refunds policy, which you can find in our terms and conditions. However, you can change the name on your ticket prior to the event and have someone else go in your place.
No, unfortunately you cannot transfer your ticket to another person during SURGE. Each ticket is valid to be used by one person only for the duration of the conference.
Yes, early stage startups can apply to exhibit at SURGE as part of the ALPHA Program.
Unfortunately, we can’t pay for travel expenses for SURGE.
We have a number of recommended hotels for SURGE available. For more info on these please email us at email@example.com.
For partnership queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A member of our partnerships team would be delighted to speak with you.
For information on investors at SURGE please contact email@example.com. A member of our investors team would be delighted to help.
Web Summit is the team behind SURGE. Our headquarters are based in Dublin, Ireland. For more information on career opportunities please visit our careers page.
You can apply to volunteer at SURGE here. It’s a great way of meeting the brains behind some of the world’s leading companies, learn from industry leaders and discover the most promising startups, all for free.
To volunteer you must be over the age of 18. You can apply here.
Yes. You can find our Anti Harassment Policy here.