SaaStr Press Release

SAASTR Annual Conference to Be Held at San Mateo County Event Center from September 13th -15th

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County Event Center & Fair will host the annual SaaStr (Software as a Service) Conference this September. The conference is an event for SaaS executives, founders, and VCs to come together and enjoy three days of networking sessions, VCs and Investors meet and pitch’s, speakers from the world’s leading SaaS companies, and deep dives into community workshops and classes.

On September 27-29, 2021, the San Mateo County Event Center safely welcomed more than 5,000 in-person conference attendees to the SaaStr Annual Conference. This conference was the LARGEST in-person conference in the San Francisco Bay Area since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The return to in-person events is proving vital to the economic recovery of the San Mateo Valley & Silicon Valley area. This year’s conference injected more than $2.4 million dollars of a positive economic impact into the community. Additionally, four hotel properties in San Mateo sold out of rooms for the event, with more than 1,500 rooms occupied across the area.

Over 10,000 + SaaS executives, founders, and VCs will come together to participate in SaaStr Annual 2022, the world’s largest SaaS community event of the year. The conference will consist of three full days of tactical sessions from world known founders, new voices, and up and comers as well as speeches from 250+ speakers from the best SaaS companies around the world. The weekend will also include 1,000+ networking meetings, AMA’s, mentoring sessions 1-on-1’s, and roundtables with other professionals. These events go over specific, SaaStr style actionable advice and learnings to help teach participants how to grow their business from $0 to $100M ARR with less stress and more success.

The conference places heavy emphasis on the speaker’s involvement in the event. Some notable speakers for the 2022 conference include: Anu Hariharan, Managing Director of YC Continuity at Y Combinator, Bernadette Nixon, CEO of Algolia, and Ben Chestnut, CEO of Mailchimp and so much more. These speakers are invited to help inspire and teach all who attend.

The mission of SaaStr conference surrounds the love they have for their community. They will provide all who attend with endless opportunities to share and learn with peers from every role, function, industry, company size, and beyond. SaaStr conference is here to help individuals and their teams thrive. If you are a B2B founder, exec, revenue leader, or investor, SaaStr 2022 is a must attend.

“We are delighted to be hosting the SaaStr Annual 2022,” says Dana Stoehr, CEO of the San Mateo County Event Center & Fair. “SaaStr’s mission to support their community is incredibly inspiring and we look forward to supporting their aspiration to provide equal opportunities to all who attend”.

The conference will begin on Tuesday September 13th and run through Thursday September 15th. Registration costs range from $1,500 to $2,300 dollars depending on the size of the participant’s team/ company. More information regarding registration costs can be found on the SaaStr 2022 website at www.saastrannual2022.com.

ABOUT THE SAN MATEO EVENT CENTER
During COVID, the San Mateo Event Center was unable to host most events but instead played a vital role in protecting our health care workers and most vulnerable populations by serving as a COVID-19 testing site, operations hub, and supply center, 250-bed temporary overflow hospital, and vaccine distribution center for the San Francisco Bay Area. To date, the Event Center has
administered 250,000 COVID-19 tests and vaccinated more than 90,000 individuals.

ABOUT THE SAN MATEO COUNTY FAIR
The award-winning San Mateo County Fair is the Peninsula’s premier community event for family fun and entertainment. The San Mateo County Fair strives to provide a diverse experience through education, inspiration, and entertainment. The annual Fair represents a celebration of our community’s talent, interests, innovations, and rich agricultural and artistic heritage.

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