Every hotel bed in Dublin will be filled this week at the city hosts the Web Summit for the last time.
Hotels have achieved premium rates for most of their rooms and many restaurants are also booked out.
The Web Summit is taking place for the final time in Dublin this week before the tech conference’s departure for Lisbon, Portugal.
More than 30,000 are expected to attend, including 1,000 investors, 800 journalists and 2,000 start-ups from around the world. There will be 21 side-summits taking place, including a start-up summit, an investor summit, an accelerator summit, a data summit, a code summit and a music summit.
Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, Pixar Animation Studios president Ed Catmull, Slack chief executive Stewart Butterfield, Gilt chief executive Michelle Peluso, Tinder co-founder Sean Rad, CSI: Cyber producer Mary Aiken, and Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code, will attend.
The tech conference will host a careers event on Wednesday evening, where 100 students will be invited on stage to ring the closing bell of the Nasdaq stock market.