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.

Internet of Things World
May 16-18
Santa Clara Convention Center, California

Alexa Evangelist Jeff Blankenburg will discuss "The House that learns: Bringing AI to Smart Home" on May 17 at 2:20 PM. Join this and other great sessions at IoT World 2017. Register today »

AWS Summit Berlin
May 18
Berlin, Germany

Attending the AWS Summit in Berlin? Make the most of the summit by joining Alexa Solutions Architects as they discuss skill building with Alexa. Register today »

CONNECTIONs
May 23-25
Santa Clara, California

Join Dan Quigley, Alexa Smart Home PM, as he discusses Alexa's role in the Smart Home at the 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference.
Register today »

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 Tampa Bay
May 29, 6:30 p.m.
Tampa, FL

Join the Alexa meetup group and learn more about how Amazon Lex is a service for building conversational interfaces into any application using voice and text. Lex enables you to quickly and easily build sophisticated, natural language, conversational bots (“chatbots”) that leverage the same deep learning technologies that power Amazon Alexa. Register for the event now »

Alexa Developers LA
June 1, 7:00 p.m.
Burbank, CA

We are teaming with LAPhoneGap - Organizer Mr. George McKinney. Welcome beginners and experienced Alexa developers and learning about building with Alexa App with Ionic 2. Register for the event now »

Alexa Developers San Francisco
June 7, 6:00 p.m.
San Francisco, CA

We have three presentations for our fifth meetup, which is focused on monitoring and analytics tools for Alexa skills. The speakers will cover a range of topics in this area including monitoring Lambda functions, analyzing usage of your skills, and delivering insights around how users use your skills. Register for the event now »

Alexa Developers Columbus Ohio
June 8, 6:00 p.m.
Westerville, OH

Come join us for the re-branded Alexa Meetup Group, which meets EVERY SECOND THURSDAY at The Point - STEAM Innovation Center at Otterbein University. Register for the event now »

Alexa Developers Tampa Bay
June 27, 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 walk through that will show you how to create a simple Alexa skill. Register for the event now ».

Alexa Developers Saint Louis
June 28, 5:00 p.m.
Saint Louis, MO

Build an Alexa Skill + a chance to WIN a new Echo Show! 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 DevExchange Hackathon
May 25
Broomfield, CO

Discover the Relevance, Reach, and Value of Innovative New API Products for an evening of of building and challenging the status quo. As a participant in this exclusive event, you will gain insider experience working with devs, industry and API experts from Capital One DevExchange and Amazon Alexa. You must be a conference attendee to register for the hackathon. Register now »

Alexa Skills Tour Powered by Voicehacks
June 6 - June 7
Boston MA

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
June 8
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 Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
June 10
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
June 10
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
June 10
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 Workshop Powered by Coding Dojo
June 10
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
June 10
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 »