Events with the Alexa Team

Hackathons, Conferences, Presentations, & Community Meetups

The Alexa team participates in a variety of events throughout the year and we’d love to meet you at one. Get hands-on learning and learn to build an Alexa skill at a bootcamp or hackathon, attend a presentation at smart home events, join in the conversation at select conferences, or connect with fellow developers at a local meetup.

Conferences & Presentations

Attend a presentation, join in the conversation, or interact with Alexa at select conferences.

Community Meetups

If you’re interested in connecting with fellow developers join a local, community-run meetup.

Bootcamps & Hackathons

Get the hands-on experience of building and testing an Alexa skill at the next hackathon.

Conferences & Presentations

Alexa teams participate in a variety of events ranging from conferences to presentations and others in between. Watch, learn, or experience Alexa at an upcoming event.

Alexa Dev Days
25+ cities worldwide

We are happy to announce Alexa Dev Days, a new event series from Amazon and sponsored by Intel. We invite learners of all levels to join us in more than 25 cities worldwide for training sessions, workshops, live demos, and networking with Alexa experts and your peers. Engage in hands-on sessions where you will learn to create voice experiences and hear the latest on UI design and industry trends. Content and technical complexity will vary by city. See all events and sign up»

O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence
September 20
San Francisco, CA

Join Ashwin Ram, Senior Manager of AI Science for Alexa, at the O'Reilly Artifical Intelligence conference on September 20. Ashwin will host a 40-minute talk titled "Conversational AI in Amazon Alexa." Learn more>>

Community run meetups

Run by developers and enthusiasts, local community meetups give you the opportunity to meet 1:1 with others who share an interest in developing Alexa skills. You can also join an Alexa meetup group near you to get notified of future community events in your region.

Alexa Developers Saint Louis
July 27, 4:30 p.m.
Saint Louis, MO

Join the Alexa Industry Panel @ VentureCafe (with famous speakers)Register for the event now ».

Alexa Developers Phoenix
July 27, 6:00 p.m.
Phoenix, AZ

Dash Wand & Alexa Skills for Beginners. Register for the event now ».

Alexa Developers Seattle
July 27, 6:00 p.m.
Seattle, WA

Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the Seattle Alexa Meetup. We'll be getting together on Thursday, July 27th, at the King Cat Club in Amazon's Coral building. . Register for the event now ».

Alexa Developers Tampa
August 1, 6:30 p.m.
Tampa, FL

If you’re interested in learning how to create skills for Amazon Alexa then don’t miss this meetup. In this meetup we’ll be doing a step-by-step walkthrough that will show you how to create a simple Alexa skill. Coding skills are helpful but not required. Just bring a laptop with you and you'll have your first skill working by the end of the meeting. Register for the event now ».

Bootcamps & Hackathons

At bootcamps and hackathons, developers learn new technologies and create projects through hands-on education with Alexa Solutions Architects. Join us to learn how to build and submit skills for publication.

Capital One Dev Exchange Hackathon
July 22
Boston, MA

You're invited to join top developers, designers, product leaders, and industry experts on July 22nd for a day of building and challenging the status quo at the Capital One Café in Seaport Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
July 22
Burbank, CA

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
August 3
McLean, VA

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
August 3-4
Denver, CO

The Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa Tour delivers two days of hands-on training by Amazon Alexa professionals to build, deploy and get ahead with Alexa Skills. Now is the time to get started or take your Skills to the next level as customers demand a natural language option for interfacing with products and services across industry. Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
August 5
Dallas, TX

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
August 5
Bellevue, WA

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
August 5
Chicago, IL

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
August 7-8
Portland, OR

The Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa Tour delivers two days of hands-on training by Amazon Alexa professionals to build, deploy and get ahead with Alexa Skills. Now is the time to get started or take your Skills to the next level as customers demand a natural language option for interfacing with products and services across industry. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
August 10-11
Dallas, TX

The Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa Tour delivers two days of hands-on training by Amazon Alexa professionals to build, deploy and get ahead with Alexa Skills. Now is the time to get started or take your Skills to the next level as customers demand a natural language option for interfacing with products and services across industry. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
August 14-15
Austin, TX

The Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa Tour delivers two days of hands-on training by Amazon Alexa professionals to build, deploy and get ahead with Alexa Skills. Now is the time to get started or take your Skills to the next level as customers demand a natural language option for interfacing with products and services across industry. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
August 17-18
Minneapolis, MN

The Voicehacks and Amazon Alexa Tour delivers two days of hands-on training by Amazon Alexa professionals to build, deploy and get ahead with Alexa Skills. Now is the time to get started or take your Skills to the next level as customers demand a natural language option for interfacing with products and services across industry. Register now »

Alexa Skills Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
August 22
San Jose, CA

Start building for voice with Alexa—no voice-design knowledge required. With this workshop, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, and the Node.js backend JavaScript framework. Register now »