Sizing up the Web Summit's options

The size of Web Summit limits the options for the event in terms of where it can go

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
16th November, 2017
Paddy Cosgrave, chief executive of Web Summit, takes the stage in Lisbon last month Pic: Getty

Lisbon pushed hard last week to show that it wants to keep the Web Summit. The local political heavy hitters were out in force as the city sought to strengthen its connection to the event. Despite this, Paddy Cosgrave refused to commit, openly at least, to picking up the option to stay there for the 2019 and 2020 events.

The size of Web Summit limits the options for the event in terms of where it can go...

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