Media? Join us at Web Summit Rio

Journalists from the world’s most influential publications gather in Rio de Janeiro to hear the stories of the people and companies redefining tech. Will you be one of them?

You can now pre-register your interest in attending in 2024.

Please note: Applications for media accreditation are subject to our media accreditation policy.

Find your next big story

Web Summit Rio gathers journalists from global publications, TV broadcasters and digital news sources, including CNN, Wired, the New York Times, Bloomberg, Vox, Insider, Reuters, Politico, Associated Press, the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, BBC and the Financial Times.

Why do they attend? Media outlets come to Web Summit Rio looking for updates on where our society is headed, hoping to speak to the leaders of the business and tech worlds.

Attendees at the Media Village during day two of Web Summit Rio 2023
  • 30,000
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  • 210

Meet members of the media that joined us
at Web Summit Rio 2023

Maju CoutinhoGlobo
Maju Coutinho
Greg WilliamsWired
Greg Williams
Cristina CriddleFinancial Times
Cristina Criddle
Harry McCrackenFast Company
Harry McCracken
Emma GoldbergThe New York Times
Emma Goldberg
David BillerAssociated Press
David Biller
Katie PrescottThe Times
Katie Prescott
Ricardo AmorimAAA Inovação
Ricardo Amorim
Steve ClemonsSemafor
Steve Clemons
Angelica MariBBC
Angelica Mari
Lucinda ShenAxios
Lucinda Shen
Fabiana CorrêaForbes Brasil
Fabiana Corrêa
Elaine ReyesCGTN America
Elaine Reyes
Paula MagesteEdições Globo Condé Nast
Paula Mageste
Daniela BraunValor Econômico
Daniela Braun
Luiz Gustavo Pacete de LimaForbes Brasil
Luiz Gustavo Pacete de Lima
Cecília OliveiraThe Intercept BR
Cecília Oliveira

Meet media organizations from our past global events

"Web Summit puts Rio on the global map of innovation."

A person (Junta Nakai of Databricks) stands on what appears to be an exhibition floor. Several large stands and lounge areas are visible behind Junta. A group of people stand in front of Junta, facing Junta – some with clipboards and others with cameras. Junta is looking towards a video camera. Junta appears to be taking part in an interview.

–  O Globo

"One of the world's largest tech and innovation conferences.”

Andrea Bisker, spark:off Brasil, is interviewed at the Media Village during day two of Web Summit Rio 2023

–  BBC

“Brings together thousands of tech players to discuss artificial intelligence, social networks and even climate change."

Journalists at the Media Village during day two of Web Summit Rio 2023


“A grand conclave of the tech industry’s high priests.”

A person in a suit sits at a long desk and types on a laptop. They are viewed in profile. A small sign next to the laptop reads 'Media Village'. Two other people are visible in the background, also wearing suits and also seemingly working on laptops.

– New York Times