Volunteer & Make Some Memories

Volunteer & Make Some Memories

July 9, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

Experience  RISE on the frontline by volunteering at the event – Applications still open 

We’re known for growing conferences pretty quickly.  Over the years a large number of startups from Asia have travelled thousands of miles – cumulatively millions of miles – to attend Web Summit, our flagship event. What they told us is that you ignore Asia at your peril. We thought we would set up a small event for a few hundred people – a bit like our first Web Summit five years ago. Happily RISE is set to welcome thousands of attendees.

One key ingredient to the success of our events has been the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteer teams.

Signing up to volunteer will show you how the event is run, give you a change to develop your communication skills and enjoy the event from a really unique viewpoint. You’ll be brushing shoulders with the most high-profile leaders in tech.

Volunteering is also a pretty sweet way to add to your resume. Many of our previous volunteers have gone on to work in event production, and some even work on our team here at RISE HQ.

Our past volunteers have said that they’ve taken some pretty amazing memories with them. Don’t take our word for it- check out the Volunteers Facebook pages to see some of the reactions.


If you’re in, you can apply here. Hope to meet you in Hong Kong!

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.