Frequently Asked Questions - Running Remote, April 22-24, 2024

General Information

Running Remote is the world’s largest remote work conference for remote team leaders and managers.

Join industry leaders at Running Remote and learn truly actionable knowledge on how they’ve taken their companies to the next level with a remote or hybrid team.

In April 2024, we’re taking the Running Remote conference to Lisbon, the buzzing capital of Portugal and a popular European destination for remote workers. 

The conference will take place in SUD Lisboa, Lisbon’s most unique venue space, located just 10 minutes away from the city center. 

Overlooking the Tagus river, with stunning views of the 25 de Abril Bridge and Cristo Rei, the venue features two adjacent buildings with ample halls, picturesque terraces, and an infinity pool. Expect top-class catering and audio-visual content delivery!

Learn more about the venue here: https://runningremote.com/venue/ 

If you are serious about building & scaling your remote team, you can’t miss Running Remote.

  • Learn advanced and actionable strategies to both manage and grow your remote team
  • Explore every aspect of going remote and heading towards the future of work
  • Learn how to deal with remote work challenges, maintain a good work-life balance and live mindfully when working remotely
  • Personally meet and connect with our stellar conference speakers, special guests, and attendees from all over the globe
  • Running Remote has been around since 2018, long before remote work got hyped up by the pandemic. We are the world’s first and only event entirely focused on remote work as a niche

Since 2018, we’ve had 9 conferences, over 7,000 attendees, and 350+ leaders on our stages from companies like Microsoft, Hubspot, Atlassian, Gitlab, or Slack.

Leaders from small to medium-sized companies and startups make up most of our audience, mostly coming from SaaS, Consulting, and HR. That said, in 2023, over 80% of our audience were founders.

We welcome CEOs, Founders, VPs, Directors, and Heads, but even smaller managers, employees, and freelancers could benefit from our event. 

Lisbon is becoming one of the most popular destinations for remote companies, making it a true mecca for online work. With relatively low prices, wonderful weather, and access to the beach, Lisbon also offers you whatever you might need from coworking spaces to culture and entertainment. Not to mention the amazing food! 

Almost every major European city has direct and cheap access to Lisbon, and it’s only a 6-hour direct flight from New York City. 

What’s not to love?

Yes, all sessions are recorded and uploaded to our sessions library. You can access recordings from all our talks over the last few years here: https://runningremote.com/library/ 

At Running Remote, you can experience the best of both worlds. Our hybrid event offers the opportunity to attend in person or to participate remotely, without missing out on value. Whether it’s from the comfort of your own home or from the venue, you can take part in the event without ever missing a beat! 

For example, even if you have an in-person ticket, you don’t need to worry about missing out on talks if you feel like going back to your hotel for a quick rest. You can always follow the talks on your phone in the meantime. 

Virtual attendees can ask questions in real time and have their own networking events while in-person attendees are having lunch.

And the best part – with our conference app (that we will send you closer to the date of the event), you can interact with your fellow attendees, whether they’re in Lisbon or not!

At the Running Remote conference, we prioritize diversity and inclusion in order to make sure everyone feels welcome and included. We are committed to achieving gender and racial balance on stage and have been able to do that with success last 4 conferences. 

We also strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for our attendees and proud to address the topic openly on our conference stages.

Yes, HR professionals can now earn continuing education credits for the SHRM certification by attending our Running Remote conference.

Earn 1 credit per 1 hour of conference learning time.

SHRM professional development credits

Shoot us an email with any questions to info (at) runningremote.com or complete the contact form.

Ticket, Payment & Refunds

When you purchase a Running Remote in-person conference ticket, you will get:

  • 3-day program
  • 2 stages in Lisbon
  • Daily lunch & coffee breaks
  • Pre-event tours & activities​
  • Community membership for 1 year (if you qualify)
  • Discounts for teams
  • Session recordings (all past RR events)
  • 50% discount for RR2025
  • Networking access​
  • Special offers from partners
  • Virtual stream access

…and much more

Yes, we’re offering virtual tickets!

Expect more than just a simple 2-day streaming…

  • Actively participate in our Q&A: our speakers will answer them in real time. All you’ll need is an app on your phone!
  • Engaging, online networking activities in-between talks for virtual attendees only.

… and more!

While nothing can beat the benefits of an in-person experience, we’re hoping to accommodate virtual joiners to the fullest.

Grab your virtual ticket at https://runningremote.com/tickets/

Both tickets give you full access to all of the talks. But, there is so much more the in-person experience has in store for you! 

Aside from the 3-day full-access pass, the in-person ticket gives you:

  • Snacks, coffee & beverages in-between sessions
  • A delicious lunch buffet on both days
  • Access to our exclusive offers
  • Lisbon, the remote capital of the world! 🙂

Running Remote attendees might come for the talks, but benefit even more from meeting and networking with great minds and like-minded, successful remote leaders from all over the world. The audience we gather is truly one of a kind. 

And in 2024, we’re taking this experience to Lisbon – the remote capital of the world!

Absolutely, the more the merrier! Here they are:

2-4 people 15% off

5-7 people 35% off

8+ people 45% off

Yes, tickets are transferable – either in the name of the purchaser to the next virtual event or to another person for use at this event. 

Please contact info@runningremote.com for any transfer requests. All transfer requests must be submitted with the subject: “Transfer April 2024.”

Transfer requests are available up to 48 hours before the event start-time on 22 April 2024.

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy: https://runningremote.com/refund-cancellation-policy/

If you are unable to join us in person, you may switch your Full Access Pass to a Premium Virtual Pass and transfer your in-person ticket to another person, or to our next event in 2025.

Please check out our refund and cancellation policy: https://runningremote.com/refund-cancellation-policy/

Please refer to our Refund & Cancellation Policy: https://runningremote.com/refund-cancellation-policy/

Travel, Venue & At the Conference

In April 2024, we’re taking the Running Remote conference to Lisbon, the buzzing capital of Portugal and a popular European destination for remote workers. 

The conference will take place in SUD Lisboa, Lisbon’s most unique venue space, located just 10 minutes away from the city center. 

Overlooking the Tagus river, with stunning views of the 25 de Abril Bridge and Cristo Rei, the venue features two adjacent buildings with ample halls, picturesque terraces, and an infinity pool. Expect top-class catering and audio-visual content delivery!

Learn more about the venue here: https://runningremote.com/venue/ 

From Pestana Palace, the conference venue (SUD Lisboa) is only 25 minutes on foot. Alternatively, you can get to the venue by bus or by car in 15 minutes.

Public transport is excellent in Lisbon, and you can also use Uber to get around the city. 

If you’d like to book a shuttle service, please contact us at info (at) runningremote.com 

We’re serving a buffet lunch, giving you the option to choose your preferences.

To get a vibe of the venue, check out SUD Lisboa’s Instagram page.

Schedule TBA

You’ll get more information about the networking activities upon purchasing your ticket.

To enter Portugal, you’re no longer required proof of a negative COVID test or certificate of vaccination. You aren’t required to wear a mask during the event. 

Absolutely! 

Our two stages are connected by a mini-footbridge overlooking the river, so you can easily join in on a different session at any time. If you do so, please make sure you enter rooms quietly, without disturbing other attendees.

We highly recommend checking the event Schedule so you can pick the sessions in advance that you are the most interested in and prioritize accordingly. 

Did you know that at Running Remote, you can stream the second stage on your phone while at stage 1, or even while chilling at your hotel? That’s the beauty of hybrid events: you can always take a break without missing out!

We have great Wi-Fi throughout the entire venue, and you can expect a dedicated silent working zone and a designated calling area. 

Yes, you will find a cloakroom on the ground floor of the venue. 

Registration is between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM each day 22, 23 and 24 April.

We urge you to come early: we dive directly into the content with the first talk starting at 9:10 AM on both days.

No need to print your name badge in advance, they’ll be printed for you on-site.

Portugal is part of the Schengen zone in the European Union. To enter, you don’t require a visa for stays in the Schengen area for under 90 days and within 180 days, but you’ll need a passport that is valid for 3 months beyond the date of intended departure. Non-EU citizens might be asked for sufficient proof of funds and a return plane ticket.

Please refer to this website for more information.

Attendees & Networking

Leaders from small to medium-sized companies and startups make up most of our audience, mostly coming from SaaS, Consulting, and HR. Enterprise organisations account for 5% of the audience. 

We welcome CEOs, Founders, VPs, Directors, and Heads, but even smaller managers, employees, and freelancers could benefit from our event. 

Check out the statistics from our 2023 Lisbon event: https://runningremote.com/running-remote-2024-infographic/ 

We are expecting 500+ in-person attendees from all over the globe and approximately 1,000 attendees in total.

You’ll be able to network with:

  • Remote-first founders and entrepreneurs
  • C-level executives 
  • VPs, Directors, and Heads of departments
  • People Ops, HR, community & workplace managers

Sure! Download the Bizabo app before you arrive in Lisbon so you can interact with attendees:

If you can, be sure to arrive in Lisbon sooner, as we’re organizing pre-conference tours, activities and networking already from 8:00 AM on 22th of April.

Sponsors & Partners

When you purchase your ticket, you’ll receive the option to give discounted tickets to your audience. You will also get a partial refund every time you re-sell a pass. If you sell enough tickets, you can earn a full refund.

If you’re interested in becoming a reseller, contact us directly at info@runningremote.com

We’re glad to hear you’re interested in sponsoring Running Remote 2024! Please find all details on this page: https://runningremote.com/become-a-sponsor/ 

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