Workday Rising Europe

14–16 November | Barcelona

Registration opens 25 July.

Why Attend

Go further together.

Workday Rising Europe is your chance to experience the Workday community come to life. Join us in Barcelona to make new connections, learn how to overcome business challenges, and discover how Workday can help you lead your business to a bright future.

When we come together to share our ideas, insights, and innovations, we all go further together.

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Rise to a new level.

Join us for a compelling combination of visionary keynotes, innovative strategies, and practical knowledge that will help you make an impact in your role.


Learn how other leaders are navigating change with confidence and gain the insights you need to propel your organisation forward.


Discover how you can advocate smarter planning, insightful decision-making, and bold action.


Find out how to deliver more impact in your role and build a network to advance your professional growth.

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An unforgettable experience.

With a 98 percent approval rating, Workday Rising Europe is designed to deliver huge value to you and your business.

Here’s what last year’s attendees had to say:

“Workday Rising never disappoints. Happy to be back with some of my favourite EMEA colleagues.”

“Learned so much! Can't wait to go back and revolutionise my company!”

“Great to see the people who live the Workday product every day.”


See what’s in store for you at Workday Rising Europe.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
Day 1

1 Tuesday | 14 November

  • 08:00–16:00

    Pre-Conference Trainings

  • 13:00–16:00

    Office Hours

  • 16:30–17:30

    Kickoff Keynote

  • 17:30–19:30

    Welcome Reception, Innovation Exchange Expo

Day 2

2 Wednesday | 15 November

  • 08:45–10:30

    Workday Executive Keynote

  • 10:30–17:15

    Innovation Exchange Expo, Tips and Tricks Theatre, Braindate Lounge

  • 11:15–12:15

    HCM Strategy and Vision Keynote, Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 12:15–13:45


  • 13:45–17:30

    Product and Services Strategy and Vision Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

Day 3

3 Thursday | 16 November

  • 08:30–09:15

    Light Breakfast

  • 09:15–10:30

    Innovation Keynote

  • 10:30–16:45

    Innovation Exchange Expo, Tips and Tricks Theatre, Braindate Lounge

  • 11:00–12:00

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 12:00–13:00


  • 13:00–16:45

    Breakout Sessions, Office Hours

  • 17:00–18:00

    Closing Keynote

  • 19:00–23:00

    Customer Appreciation Party

Hotels & Travel

Workday Rising Europe is headed back to the great city of Barcelona this year. Book your hotel by 23 October to take advantage of the discounted rates we’ve negotiated.

Note: You must use the online registration tool to receive the discount on your hotel reservation. The tool launches on 25 July.

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Major airlines provide air travel into the Barcelona—El Prat (BCN) airport. Transportation services are available for purchase at the airport.

Note: The CCIB may be known to taxi drivers as The Forum.


Registration for customers and sponsoring partners opens on 25 July.

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Early Bird 

25 July–19 September at 17:00 (CET)



19 September–16 November


Pre-Conference Training

Half-Day Training*

* These sessions are only open to customers who have registered for Workday Rising Europe.

Customer Group Discount
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Register and pay for three passes (all from the same organisation and at the full conference rate) and receive the fourth pass for €695.

Sponsoring Partners

Thank you to our incredible sponsoring partners.