New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark
July 22-26, 2019

"The largest voice-first event of the year"


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Participating Companies

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The Industry Meets at VOICE

VOICE is this year's largest voice tech conference that brings the conversational design ecosystem together in one place for three days of jam packed content, networking and fun. 

5,000+ Attendees | 175+ Speakers | 150+ Sessions | 200+ Hours of hands-on training

VOICE Has Something For Everyone

Co-Working / Neworking

Reserved for Speakers, Sponsors, Press and VIP Pass Holders, this space will have all the comforts of the best co-working spots. Come enjoy high speed wifi, drinks, snacks and networking in comfort and style.

Hospitality / Customer Service

Soon, a hotel room without a voice assistant will seem as odd as a room without a phone. And voice trees via phone have been around for decades. But the time has come to move customer service to where the conversations are already happening. As traditinoal CRM the speech tech industry moves toward AI driven conversations, the opportunities are wide open.

Smart Spaces

Our homes are smarter than ever now that there's a device for us to interface with to control our entertainment, lights, heat and security system. But not far off, our cities will soon support this new reality and our college campuses are well on their way to having all the familiar comforts of home for students who have been raised in a voice-first household. Come learn from the industries leading figures in the Smart era.


There will be more than 1000 job openings at VOICE 2019. Attend one of our many sessions provided by leading companies hiring for everything from entry level to executive opportunities. Full information sessions, roundtable speed recruiting and 1-1 interviews are available.


Search is the #1 way people are using smart speakers and will remain one of the biggest opportunities of the voice-first era. This track is for brands, marketers, SEO professionals and all those who'd like a front row seat on the state-of-the-market.

Entertainment / Gaming

From accessing our music on a smart speaker to speaking into our remote or television, voice integration with our entertainment choices is here. Now it's time to refine it, improve it and demonstrate how it's done.

Retail / Ecommerce

It's only a matter of time before our smart speakers are the default way we shop, especially multi-modal devices. The time is now to get on top of the revolution.


Outside of our homes and work, our cars are where we live. It makes sense that one of the biggest areas of adoption of voice is inside the car. The worlds top automakers and industry providers will be on hand to dive deep into this exciting frontier.


As the velocity of transactions we all conduct on a daily basis increases, using our voice to better manage our money grows. Come learn from the industries leading Fintech providers how they are tackling the new multi-modal opportunities.

Enterprise Voice

While consumer adoption has driven the voice-first era, much the same way the iPhone and Android phones drove the mobile era, the enterprise applications for voice is providing industry changing opportunities. From workflows to safety to imrpoved B2B marketing, the enterprise voice-first era is here.

Health / Wellness

Voice is driving a healthcare revolution inside and outside the hospital. Hear from the world's foremost health and wellness companies and leaders as we explore the edge of industry.

Hardware / IoT

Alexa launched a new wave of voice enabled devices and the market is just getting started. Come learn how to voice enable hardware devices and how to integrate with existing products on the market.


Developing for voice interfaces requires a broad set of programming skills, languages and collaboration. Whether you're just getting started or an ace developer, you'll find many sessions to advance your skills.

Conversational Design

Come learn from the industry's leading experts at the intersection of engagement, voice user interface and experience.

K-12 Track

Following the rapid adoption of mobile devices for learning in the classroom, experience the evolution of primary educational technology as voice commands replace the keyboard.


Who Should Attend?

  • format_shapesDesigners
    • Access to more than 50 hours of voice design related sessions
    • Work directly with Amazon staff at the forefront of conversational design 
    • Meet industry colleagues building the top rated voice design interfaces in the world 
    • Beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions 
    • Leave with a better understanding of voice design across all modes of AI interaction from chat to voice
  • codeDevelopers
    • 100+ hours of hands-on developer training
    • Beginner, intermediate and advanced sessions
    • More than ten Amazon Alexa staff leading the classes
    • Leave with actionable Skills development experience to launch your own titles or accelerate your companies entry into the voice-first era
    • Meet hundreds of like minded developers from around the world
  • whatshotBrands
    • Hear from more than 50 of the world's top brands
    • Hands-on sessions by Capital One, Audible, Yext, Comcast and more
    • Discover where bets are being placed and how companies are prioritizing interaction across all modes of consumer engagement
    • From hands-on workshops to keynote talks, any consumer facing brand will find information otherwise unavailable at VOICE
  • location_cityAgencies
    • Thought leadership starts with leading the conversation and VOICE is where the world's largest gathering of experts in the space will be July 24-26
    • Hundreds of brands will be on site to share their priorities  
    • With leading agencies actively involved through workshops and talks, hear where the industry is going
    • VOICE is an opportunity to train your agency staff on all aspects of conversational design
    • Set your strategy for the remainder of 2018 and beyond
  • important_devicesMarketers
    • Explore ideas for remaining at the forefront, as voice drives more eCommerce and search than ever before
    • Discover how brands are reaching their customers through multi-modal engagement 
    • Find new ways to monetize through VOICE as companies like Amazon open up new opportunities 
    • Meet like minded industry colleagues to share and discuss this exciting new market 
    • Access more than 50 hours of marketing related sessions
    • Leave as more of an industry expert than you already are
  • new_releasesStartups
    • Grow your business by positioning yourself as a thought leader in the space
    • Attend more than 150 sessions all about the markets you are trying to win
    • Meet hundreds of the world's top brands
    • Make connections with VCs and investors for new funding opportunities 
    • Introduce your company to thousands of VOICE attendees 
    • Participate in the Startup Showcase on Tuesday, July 24 from 5-8pm 
  • business_centerExecutives
    • Gain cross-industry voice-first insight from 50+ of the world’s top brands
    • Understand where and how organizations are prioritizing multi-modal consumer interaction
    • Discover how voice + AI is transforming the enterprise
    • Exchange ideas with voice-first industry thought leaders
    • Explore new ways to monetize and manage search
    • Meet voice-first tech talent and VOICE Award winners
  • moneyInvestors
    • Hunt for the next unicorn at the Startup Showcase
    • Get in front of emerging trends
    • Connect with growing voice-first companies at the EXPO
    • Tap into 100+ sessions about markets on the move
    • Make friends with the voice-first community pathfinders
  • assignment_indRecruiters
    • Meet voice-first tech talent of all levels
    • Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to voice-first innovation
    • Connect with voiced-first thought leaders across industries
    • Attract your next corporate voice-first champion
  • micMedia / Analysts
    • Connect with emerging voice-first industry leaders
    • Discover voice-first initiatives from 50+ of the world’s top brands
    • Gain insight on emerging trends from across the voice-first ecosystem
    • Stock up on sound bites and breaking news
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12 awards categories, 5000 attendees

VOICE Awards

VOICE Summit Inaugurates The Most Prestigious Voice-First Awards In The World

Stay-tuned for information on the 2019 VOICE-First Awards—created to honor those members of the emerging voice tech community, both organizations and individuals, which have demonstrated an exemplary level of innovation.

Take a leadership role in encouraging innovation within the voice tech industry by being a VOICE-First Awards sponsor. Contact for information on the opportunities.






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80% of developers worldwide are embracing A.I.


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Recruiting At VOICE 2019

VOICE Welcome the World's Most Admired Employers

Join us daily for live recruiting sessions with the largest employers in the voice-first movement. Network, meet recruiters, and receive top hiring tips from game changing players within some of the world's most admired companies.

Included with your VOICE Summit registration.


Registration For 2019 Is Here

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General Registration Sales Are Now Live!

Register now for VOICE 2019 and take advantage of early bird pricing.

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Even More to Expect

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    Recruiting Sessions

    Connect with Top Talent

    Looking to attract top talent in voice? Stand out as an employer of choice by participating in one of our recruiting sessions. Snag a spot at our employer brand session in our dedicate recruiting room and profile the culture and opportunity your company has to offer. Experience the excitement of speed recruiting in a fast-paced, dynamic event, taking place on Thursday just prior to the rooftop closing reception.
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    Fun - Tons of It


    Newark hotspots such as BARCADE, GRAMMY Museum Experience, Hell's Kitchen and Black Swan Espresso kept attendees of VOICE 2018 smiling from sunup until well after the sun went down. For 2019, VOICE has even greater experiences in store showcasing even more of Newark's incredible city landscape.

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    IronBound District


    Newark's IronBound District is host to a collection of the finest cocktail and gastronomic experiences outside of nearby Manhattan. 

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2019 Sponsors & Partners


Voice will be hosted at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) located in downtown Newark, a short train-ride from NYC, is both technology-rich, and provides a unique backdrop for VOICE attendees. Newark is one of the first to become a Smart City, as part of a digital transformation initiative that brings together academia, government and business to innovate and create next-gen urban technology and infrastructure. NJIT, with its state-of-the-art Wellness and Events Center, is central to this effort.


A Unique Space for Collaboration and Exchange

VOICE will be hosted at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ

New Jersey Institute of Technology

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