5 Reasons to Include SaaStr Europa in Your Spring Travel Plans
Imagine yourself sipping champagne and dining on a deliciously authentic bowl of french onion soup while listening to Jason Lemkin talk SaaS in the heart of Paris. Sounds pretty friggin’ awesome, right?! Well, thankfully, we made this pipe dream into a reality with SaaStr Europa–which takes place this year in June at the incredible Intercontinental Paris Le Grand.
I’ll give you a minute to let that sink in. We are bringing SaaStr and Silicon Valley to the heart of one of the most amazing cities in the world. Whether you are from the US and need that perfect excuse to take that long overdue trip to Europe, or you live close by, SaaStr Europa is shaping up to be an incredible event.
OK, so why should you go and what should you expect?
1. Content, Content, and Content–Bringing the Best of SaaS to Paris!
The foundation of the SaaStr community is content. We believe in delivering high quality, actionable content from the best leaders in SaaS. No commercials! And SaaStr Europa won’t disappoint. With a full day of speaking sessions to educate you on business growth, hiring, closing revenue, the funding process, and more, we are bringing the best of Silicon Valley and beyond to help you grow and scale.
We already have some incredible speakers confirmed for the event like PJ Bouten, Co-Founder and CEO of Showpad, Olivier Pomel, CEO of Datadog, Ashley Smith, Global VP of Marketing at GitHub, Ross Mason, Founder of MuleSoft, Jos White, Founder at Notion Capital, and more. Take a look at our speaker page to learn more.
2. The Venue: Get a Crash Course in SaaS While Surrounded By Parisian History
OK, rarely would I put a venue on a top 5 list on why to attend an event, but, I think we can break the rules for the incredible Intercontinental Paris Le Grand. Guys, this hotel is pretty spectacular. The opulent Le Grand has hosted royalty such as King Edward VII. Even Victor Hugo hosted parties at this hotel. Tellement excitant!
Not only is the hotel absolutely beautiful, but it is situated next to some of the best shopping, the renowned Rue de la Paix restaurant, and the Palais Garnier opera house.
3. Global Networking With The Who’s Who of SaaS
One of the coolest things about hosting an event in Paris is the opportunity for our global community to come together to network, build relationships, and bond over the love of all things SaaS.
SaaStr Annual is great for networking, but many overseas members of our community simply can’t attend. So instead of allowing them to miss out on all of the great content, activities, and connections, we are bringing the community to them! This year’s Europa will have lots of opportunities to meet members of the global community. We’ll have 1:1 mentoring sessions, VC content, evening activities, and extended meal breaks to ensure that everyone has time to make those important connections.
4. Meet With The Top SaaS Vendors From All Over the World
It wouldn’t be a SaaStr event without enabling you to connect directly with the most innovative SaaS companies from across the world. At this year’s SaaStr Europa, we will have 30 different vendor sponsors from a variety of different SaaS industries, including Salesforce, G2Crowd, Chargebee, Voxbone, Smartlook, Gocardless, and more.
At Europa, our expo hall experience will be laid-back and relationship-forward. Connect with and learn about your favorite SaaS company over a cocktail and delicious plate of hors d’oeuvres.
We still have a few spots left, so if you are interested in sponsoring contact us today!
5. Incredible Food and Wine–All Within Walking Distance
You can’t talk about an event in Paris without mentioning the food and wine! While delicious cafes seem to be on every street corner in Paris, the Intercontinental is perfectly positioned near some of the best cafes in France.
Within walking distance of the hotel are top-tier restaurants like Cafe de la Paix, Mon Paris!, Pascade, and Restaurant Le Celadon. Plus, the hotel itself has one of the highest rated brunches around–and don’t worry, we will be feeding you plenty of food throughout the event. Plus, we will even have an extended lunch, so you can relax and take advantage of the surrounding scenery between sessions!
And, of course, if you stay longer, the Burgundy and Champagne wine regions are a day trip away from the event.
Sounds amazing, right?! Sign up now as space is limited to our Europa event.