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03 Jun 2021


09:00 - 18:30




Sociedad Digital

I International Congress Alicante destination of telework and digital nomads

Thanks to technological improvements, remote work is now a reality for a greater number of professionals, allowing them to work from anywhere, whether from home or anywhere in the world. These traveling workers, known as digital nomads, benefit from the various advantages of cheaper destinations compared to their place of origin.

Both teleworkers and digital nomads are growing a segment that is developing at the same pace as the market and its needs: coliving, coworking, geo-arbitrage…

In this context, the I International Congress Telework and Digital Nomads is held, which aims to give voice to entrepreneurs and businessmen, bringing together their interests, listening and learning from experts in the field, and working together with them (institutions and local businessmen) to put Alicante on the map as a destination for telework and digital nomads, both nationally and internationally.

The conference will include the participation of our Director of Communication, Mayte Vañó, who will present the Digital District project at the round table on the current situation of the sector in Alicante.


09:00h. – 09:30h. Welcome and presentation of the congress.

09:30h. – 09:45h. Presentation of destination Alicante City: Aimed at teleworkers and digital nomads.

09:45h.- 11:45h. Current situation of the sector in Alicante. Interventions of Alicante professionals in the sector:

09:45h. – 10:00h. Perfecto Palacio. Businessman and Pte. Patronal CEV Alicante.

10:00h. – 10:15h. Diego Tomás. CEO Genion | CEO Glub Alicante

10:15h. – 10:30h. Javier Reina. CEO Custom Suits.

10:30h. – 10:45h. Mayte Vañó. Director of Communication Distrito Digital.

10:45h. 11:00h. Gala Gil. Head of Partnership at Triple (London).

11:00h. – 11:15h. Jon Hormaetxe. General Manager Sun & Co | Coliving Coworking Community. Jávea.

11:15h. – 11:30h. José Abad. Founder and CEO Smartable and Creator ThenNomadApp.

11:30h. – 11:45h. Jesualdo Ros. General Secretary Provia.

11:45h. 12:00h. Coffee & Networking.

12:00h. – 13:00h. Round table: present and future of coliving in Spain.

Moderator: Javier Caro – Director Coliving CBRE.


Ana Martínez de Lizarrondo: Head of Operations – Iberia at Urban Campus.

Irene Trujillo: Director of Operations Spain at DoveVivo / CEO Oh my Place!

Natalia Rodríguez: Director of Hotel Openings at The Student Hotel.

Pedro Rodríguez: Innovation Director at Grupo Marjal.

13:00h. – 14:00h. Colloquium. National success story: Gran Canaria as a global destination.

Moderator: David Blay. Dir. Communication and Content Spain and LATAM at Simplr.


Nacho Rodríguez: Founder of Repeople and

Carlos Jonay Suárez: founder of the School of Remote Work.

14:00h. – 14:15h. Alicante open for business. Mª Carmen de España: president of the Local Development Agency.

14-15h. – 15:00h. Break – lunch.

15:00h. – 17:00h. International presentations: teleworking and digital nomads in the world.

15:00h. – 15:30h. Why Estonia? Valen Correa: Marketing Director at Bunny Studio and digital nomad based in Estonia.

15:30h. – 16:00h. Digital platforms. Patrizio Ambrosetti: CEO cootel, (ex-Director Global Expansion WeWork and Selina).

16:00h. – 16:30h. Positioning Madeira/Portugal. Gonçalo Hall: co-founder of Remote Europe and Remote Portugal.

16:30h. – 17:00h. Global digital nomad. Michael Swigunski: founder of Global Career, digital nomad, bestselling author and contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur.

17:00h- -17:15h. Closing.

17:15h. – 17:30h. Coffee break.

17:30h. – 18:15h. Final round table. Open discussion with local speakers and other attendees to gather conclusions and open ways to improve the development of the segment in Alicante and province.

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