KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019 was a great success with record-breaking registrations, attendance, sponsorships, and co-located events for our annual European conference. With 7,700 registrations, attendance for this year’s event in Barcelona grew by 84% from last year’s event in Copenhagen. 74% of these attendees were at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon for the first time.
The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019 conference transparency report.

Key Takeaways
Attendance grew by 84% from last year’s KubeCon event in Copenhagen.
Feedback from attendees was very positive with all surveyed highly recommending the event to a colleague or friend.
95 media and analysts attended the event, generating more than 5,300 clips of compelling event news.
353 speakers – 23% – were accepted to speak at the event, out of 1,535 CFP submissions – a new record for our European event.
Over 50% of attendees participated in one or more of the 27 workshops, mini-summits and training sessions hosted by community members the day prior to the conference.
The event drew attendees from 93 countries across 6 continents.
Leveraging the $100,000 in diversity scholarship funds available from Aspen Mesh, CNCF, Google Cloud, Red Hat, Twistlock, and VMware, CNCF provided travel and/or conference registration to 56 applicants.
40% of the keynote and 14% of the track speakers were led by women.
Over 200 people attended the Diversity Lunch + Hack, sponsored by Google Cloud and over 60 people attended the EmpowerUs reception, sponsored by Red Hat.
Kubernetes, Prometheus and Helm were the top three projects in terms of attendee interest.
The two reasons respondents cited for attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon were to learn (72.4%) and to network (18.6%)
May 21 – May 23, 2019
Barcelona, Spain