The Council of Tenerife has hosted the presentation of the first international festival dedicated to digital culture and remote workers Tenerife Digital Nomad Fest (Tednomad), which is celebrated in the Lake Martianez from Puerto de la Cruz, from June 2 to 5, with the aim of attracting more digital talent to the island and positioning it even better as an attractive destination for digital nomads. This first edition will start with the capacity of its activities practically exhausted.
The CEO of Tenerife Tourism, David Perez; the mayor of Puerto de la Cruz, Mark Gonzalezand the director of the event, Olga Payar, presented this Tuesday, May 31, 2022, the program, with free access, which includes twenty activities between conferences, round tables and concerts. In the opinion of David Perez“hosting an event of this stature is a great opportunity to generate synergies and attract talent and implement economic activity around digitization and the digital nomad movement.”
«Tenerife is one of the most desirable destinations in the world for remote workers and digital nomads, professionals who are in continuous growth who provide an important value chain to the island. These days will have the opportunity to discuss the new workspaces and establish professional relationships. In addition, this event is a golden opportunity to move forward and position ourselves in an industry that does not need land, it needs thought and technology”, he concluded. David Perez.
Experts such as Susana González, Dror Poleg, Dan Lyons, Marc Vidal or Marcus Hutchins will participate
Mark Gonzalez thank you for choosing the Lago Martianez, in the tourist city, as the venue for this first international meeting “where many keys will be given to continue advancing in attracting this type of traveler”. For the mayor of Porto, “the great interest that Tednomad has aroused shows that it is a very successful bet to continue deepening the relationship between the culture-tourism binomial, where the digital, the new processes of the destinations and the different travelers They are configured as essential tools to promote our destiny with the active participation of the private sector as well.”
Olga Payar stressed the importance of the event for Canarian companies: «Digital Nomad Festival aspires to lead the most outstanding events in the technology sector in Spain. In this, its first edition, it will function as a learning laboratory to focus on all aspects of smart work, from the bureaucratic challenge that any self-employed worker or visas have to deal with, even how to deal with personal relationships in a nomadic environment.
tednomad is an event sponsored by the Cabildo, through Tenerife Tourismbeside Tourism of the Government of the Canary Islands and the City Council of Puerto de la Cruz. It will have the participation of representatives of some of the most advanced companies in the sector such as Nvidia, Bit2Me, GET Protocol, Fellow Funders, Plain Concepts, Meta or Flexjobs, among others.
Within the conference program, personalities such as the advisor for the city of New York, Dror Poleg; the journalist specializing in technology and Silicon Valley, dan lyons; the economic and scientific popularizer, Marc Vidal; two of the most important artists in NFT in Spain, Zigor Samaniego and Luis Toledo; the cybersecurity expert susana gonzaleza lawyer from the Écija law firm, who will speak about protection on the internet together with the ethical hacker Marcus Hutchins. In addition, the agenda will be enriched with the interventions of various remote workers such as mike swigunski (Global Careers), Delilah Dawid (goal) or Gui PerdrixCEO of Co-liv, a startup dedicated to promoting communication between people in nomadic environments and new spaces of coexistence.