What is SURGE?
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 2017, people from all around the world will come to Bengaluru in February to share their stories and experiences at SURGE.
Where does SURGE take place?
Bengaluru will be host to two days of legendary networking in February 2017 when the world’s biggest brands, leading investors, and most promising startups come together for SURGE.
When is SURGE?
SURGE 2017 is taking place in February. 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.
When are tickets on sale?
We are having a series of 2 for 1 sales over the next few weeks where you can purchase a package with two tickets for $600, that’s $300 per ticket. If you would like to receive a discount code to avail of this offer you can sign up here.
What does my SURGE ticket entitle me to?
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.
What does a Women in Tech ticket entitle me to?
A Women in Tech ticket is the equivalent to a standard ticket and entitles you to entry to SURGE 2017 as well as access to satellite events and networking events. This includes the following benefits: Access to all stage talks Access to exhibition floor Access to attendee database during event Ability to contact attendees during event Email support Phone support
Is there a schedule available?
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.
I have a discount code. How do I apply it?
If you have a discount code you can apply it on our ticket purchase page prior to putting in any payment details. Check out this quick video to see the process.
I can’t find my ticket. Can you help?
Sure, please email email@example.com with your ticket reference number or the email address you used to purchase the ticket. A member of our team can then email you your tickets.
I can’t attend SURGE anymore. Can I get a refund?
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.
I can’t attend anymore. Can I change the name on my ticket?
Yes you can change the name on your ticket. Check out this video to see how to reassign it.
Can I transfer my ticket to another person during the conference?
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.
How do I change the name on my ticket?
Check out this short video to guide you through the simple process of reassigning your ticket.
Are there any other events coming up?
How can I get the latest updates about the event?
Can early stage companies apply to exhibit?
Yes, early stage startups can apply to exhibit at SURGE as part of the ALPHA Program.
Do you pay for travel?
Unfortunately, we can’t pay for travel expenses for SURGE.
Do you have any hotel recommendations?
We have a number of recommended hotels for SURGE available. For more info on these please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’m interested in a media pass for the event, who do I contact?
I’m interested in partnering with the event, who do I contact?
For partnership queries please contact email@example.com. A member of our partnerships team would be delighted to speak with you.
I’m interested in investor opportunities at Web Summit, who do I contact?
For information on investors at SURGE please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A member of our investors team would be delighted to help.
I’m interested in working for SURGE, who do I contact?
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.
I’m interested in volunteering at the event, who do I contact?
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.
What age do you have to be to volunteer?
To volunteer you must be over the age of 18. You can apply here.
Do you have an Anti Harassment Policy?
Yes. You can find our Anti Harassment Policy here.