Non-Geek Guide to IT Arena 2019

September 24, 2019

Are you ready for the biggest tech event of this fall? IT Arena starts this Friday! We bet you are ready for tons of knowledge, new people and hours of networking, IT Arena standard set. Though, the event has many extraordinary activities to offer too.

Breakfast with a speaker

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This year you have a unique opportunity to win breakfast with top IT Arena speakers: Oobah Butler, world’s best prankster and acknowledged writer and filmmaker,  Sharon Lo, Product Manager at Microsoft who strives for humanity-centered products or Soma Muthumanickam, Lead Software Architect for Automated Driving at ZF Group who’s already working on how your future car will look like. For a chance to be among the 15 lucky winners, go to IT Arena page and take part in the giveaway. The winners will be announced on the morning of September 26.


E-Tron test drive


Automotive tech is one of the leading topics of the conference: the lineup includes speakers from Audi, MBition GmbH, Renault Digital, and ZF. At the conference, you’ll be able to learn not only from theory but go straight into practice! Test the newest e-tron out! You’ll be able to sign up for the test-drive at the conference and go for a ride at the Audi Test Drive Zone. Remember to bring your driver’s license.

IТ Arena Kind Run with Tatiana Grinuova

Being smart also means being active. Those who will be able to wake up early in the morning after the Futureland Festival can take part in a charity Kind Run with Tatiana Grinuova. Tatiana – is a marathon runner, co-owner of, founder of KIND Challenge charity project and co-founder of Fitness Geek Camp. The goal of KIND Challenge is to raise 3 million UAH for children with cancer. Already 12 runs took place within the project, and the next one will be held at IT Arena 2019. To take part in the run register at the Run4U point. The run will start on Sunday, the third day of the conference, at 8 AM in the beautiful Stryiskyi Park. You can run between 7-10 kilometers depending on your physical fitness. An awesome way to clear your mind before an intense day full of meetups! To participate, organizers encourage runners to make a donation for KIND Challenge. Read more about the charity run here.


Rope jumping


We know there are lots of brave ones among IT Arena attendees. That’s why rope jumping has already become a tradition during the event! Anyone wishing to jump off the Arena Lviv stadium roof will be able to do that on Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM. Imagine the feeling when a part of the demo you developed for months crushed right in the middle of a presentation for the client, but your team managed to fix it. Rope jumping is better.


Maaaaany giveaways

Traditionally, there’ll be a huge exhibition zone at IT Arena, where dozens of companies will compete for attendee attention. Of course, there’ll be giveaways. Last year with the help of your business card you could win anything from a backpack to the newest iPhone! We are confident that this year prizes won’t disappoint you either. Make sure you check the exhibition zone during the event, not to miss a chance to win awesome prizes.

IT Arena prices go up tomorrow. We strongly advise you to book the ticket before the final price. Hurry up not to miss the best tech experience of this fall. Tickets: