Media? Join us at Web Summit Rio – coming May 2023

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

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

Kara Swisher at Web Summit
Kara Swisher
Co-founder | Recode

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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.
Speakers, from left, Kat Downs Mulder, The Washington Post, Daniel Klaidman, Yahoo! News, Alessandra Galloni, Reuters, and Erika Allen, Vice Media, on Centre Stage during day one of Web Summit 2021
An attendee uses the Web Summit app during day two of Web Summit 2021 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
Adrian Weckler, Technology editor, Irish Independent, left, interviews Bobby Healy, Founder & CEO, Manna, in a media interview booth during day one of Web Summit 2021

Meet members of the media from
our past global events

Kara SwisherRecode
Kara Swisher
Karen TsoCNBC
Karen Tso
Laurie SegallDot Dot Dot Media
Laurie Segall
Gideon LichfieldWired
Gideon Lichfield
Andrew Ross SorkinThe New York Times
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Matthew GarrahanFinancial Times
Matthew Garrahan
Sam SchechnerThe Wall Street Journal
Sam Schechner
Lauren GoodeWired
Lauren Goode
Steven Levy Wired
Steven Levy
Kurt WagnerBloomberg
Kurt Wagner
Nicholas CarlsonInsider
Nicholas Carlson
Elizabeth DwoskinThe Washington Post
Elizabeth Dwoskin
Connie GuglielmoCNET
Connie Guglielmo
Nicholas ThompsonThe Atlantic
Nicholas Thompson
Sam SheadCNBC
Sam Shead
Andy SerwerYahoo Finance
Andy Serwer
Alex KantrowitzBig Technology Podcast
Alex Kantrowitz

Meet media organizations from our past global events

“Europe’s largest tech event.”

Junta Nakai, Databricks, is interviewed by media during day one of Web Summit 2021

– Reuters

“This is where people get together to discuss where technology is going.”

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, speaks via video link on Centre Stage during day two of Web Summit


“Bridges the gap between creativity and tech.”

An attendee is interviewed, during day two of Web Summit 2021

– Forbes

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

Media Village, powered by Unlimint, during day one of Web Summit 2021

– New York Times