Current and upcoming events
Past events
  • 9 - 10 February 2017

    Future Force Conference

    The Dutch Minister of Defence and the Dutch Chief of Defence will host the Future Force Conference in The Hague: The Future Force Conference, a highly innovative international networking conference addressing the theme: ‘From partnerships to ecosystems: combining our efforts for a more secure world’. We are part of their keynote session as a speaker to show Fairphone as a best practice , as well as joining other companies to discuss how engineering can be use for peace. Join our discussion with other panelists from companies around the world! Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker
    08:00 - 16:00


    World Forum Churchillplein 10, 2517 JW The Hague

  • 7 February 2017

    Circular Economy conference

    Fairphone will attend the 3rd edition of the Circular Economy conference. An event that aims to present the entire circular ecosystem and provide ingisht into the value which that entails and the steps you can take as entrepreneurs, sustainable companies and government institutions. Our Co-Founder Miquel Ballester will be part of the best practice of circular business. Along with other founders and managers of other sustainable businesses he will draw inspiration and share our success story. Visit website
    09:00 - 18:00


    Amsterdam ArenA, ArenA Boulevard 1 1101 Amsterdam

  • 7 February 2017

    Digital Social Innovation Conference

    Data Sovereignty for the Collaborative Economy and CAPS InfoDayThe city of Barcelona has started an exciting digital social innovation* (DSI) process and is launching a new round of funding to support, grow and scale an ecosystem of projects and organisations. The purpose of this event is bringing together social entrepreneurs, hackers, communities and researchers working in DSI fields such as digital manufacturing, the collaborative economy, open democracy and digital rights. Jan-Willem our Business Relations Manager will take part in a panel of Technology for the common good, giving some answers on how we can grow the european Digital Social Ecosystem. Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker
    10:00 - 16:30


    CCCB, Aula 1 5 Carrer de Montalegre 08001 Barcelona Spain

  • 3 February 2017

    5. Aachener Fairphone-Stammtisch | Aachen Fairphoners

    The fifth meetup of the Aachen Fairphone community! Drop by when your near.Willkommen sind wie immer alle Interessierten – egal, ob schon "versorgt" mit einem Fairphone 1 oder 2, auf der Suche oder gerade noch wartend oder auch noch gänzlich unentschieden und einfach nur neugierig! Wir freuen uns auf Euch! Visit website
    • Community Event
  • 30 January 2017

    München Fairphoners Meetup

    Siebter Austausch zu allen Themen rund ums FP - ihr findet uns übrigens auch im Fairphone Forum! Visit website
    • Community Event
  • 25 January 2017

    GreenBuzz Amsterdam

    Fairphone will be speaking at the GreenBuzz event at 25th of January! GreenBuzz Amsterdam is providing professionals inspiration, tools and a network to make them catalysts for sustainability. We think by creating a community of professionals working for/interested in sustainability, we can help each other in our work for sustainability in the city. For this edition, GB Amsterdam is focusing sustainable electronics on Fabian Hühne, our Press Officer will do a very interesting and fun presentation and Q&A about Fairphone. Don't miss it! Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker
    19:30 - 22:00


  • 19 January 2017

    SPARK! Climate-KIC and Fairphone

    New year, new SPARK! With great joy, we would like to invite you to join us on our first event of the year! We will be celebrating the Week of Circular Economy in the Netherlands,  where we will be discussing the implementation of Circular Economy and the achievement of positive climate impact along the electronics value chain. Our co-founder, Miquel Ballester, will join a panel of expert speakers of the field to share their experiences, providing us with great insights regarding the current challenges that the electronics industry is facing and what will be the potential circular solutions to move forward. Sustainable procurement, design for disassembly and e-waste management will certainly be in the agenda! Visit website
    • Community Event
    18:30 - 22:00


    Jollemanhof 17, Amsterdam, 1019GW

  • 25 August 2016 - 1 January 2017

    Exhibition at Stedelijk – DREAM OUT LOUD

    Fairphone will be part of exhibition DREAM OUT LOUD – Designing for tomorrow’s demands at the Stedelijk.The mission of the Stedelijk Museum is to spotlight talented artists and designers early in their career. It has long been a tradition for the museum to host a bi-annual exhibition highlighting current developments within a particular art discipline, such as visual art or photography. In 2016 the exhibition will focus on contemporary design and a selection will be shown in the exhibition Dream Out Loud – Designing for Tomorrow’s Demands. Visit website


    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museumplein, Amsterdam

  • 8 December 2016

    DBU Scientific Symposium

    Our CEO Bas van Abel, has been invited to join the DBU celebrate their 25th anniversary, with a panel discussion on the Scientific Symposium on Transformation to a sustainable economy. He will be joining other panelists like Edwin Büchter, Dr. Christian Lerch, and many others. The Deutsche Bundesstiftung has been promoting the environment for 25 years and they promote innovation is a key factor for a Sustainable development. With this symposium will be joining other academics, policy makers and scientists that are eager to contribute to the Great Transformation towards a sustainable society. Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker
    12:00 - 18:00



  • 8 December 2016

    Fairphone Community Event: Celebrating 2016

    2016 has been a big year for Fairphone and our movement for fair electronics. Through everything, our community and partners have been an unwavering source of support and inspiration. To show our appreciation, we’d be delighted if you could join us for a festive year-end event at the Fairphone office. We hope you can come to our office on 8 December for some cozy holiday spirit and great company! Besides yourself, we’d love it if you bring a guest who you think should learn more about Fairphone and our ambitions. Please RSVP as soon as you can – space is limited. Visit website
    • Community Event
    17:30 - 22:00


    Jollemanhof 17, Amsterdam, 1019GW

  • 13 November - 4 December 2016

    Als Ooit Expo

    Discover our first Fairphone VR experience in Leuven Belgium from the 13 of November until the 4th of December! The Art Forum gathered nine artists working with children and young people from six schools and three neighborhoods in Leuven to discuss the topic of  the Ideal Society of the Future. Together they immerse themselves in various social themes such as Living, Education, Justice, Environment, Economy and Welfare. They went looking for alternatives for a better world and found Fairphone to be one of them!  Through various media such as photography, drawing or spoken word and VR experiences, those children and youngsters are bringing their ideas of the future to life in this exhibition. Visit website
    • Exhibition



  • 30 November 2016

    Fair Noel – Campus Toulon

    We will be in Toulon on our first Christmas Market of the year! The Master 2 CIED organizes a Faire Market to promote the fair trade and responsible consumption every year. The fair will have 5 different topics, food, textile, tourism and Tech.  We are very happy to be part of this event, thanks to amazing volunteers of the University of Toulon.  They have an amazing Program fill with workshops, roundtables and amazing sustainable presents to buy for your family and friends! Visit website
    • Booth
    09:00 - 18:00



  • 26 - 27 November 2016

    Heldenmarkt 2016

    We'll be back at Heldenmarkt this year to showcase our new slim cases to our community in Berlin and surroundings. The Fair for sustainable products returns this year with over 400 other amazing sustainable products and services like ours! We will be partnering once again with with Little Sun and hosting the best booth of the Fair with lots of surprises. Stop by at the Hall 3 of Station-Berlin the 26th from 10-20hrs, and 27th of November from 10-18hrs,  to get to know us and to see a special performance of Chrtistophe,  our Fairphone Magician. Can't wait to meet you! Visit website
    • Booth
    10:00 - 20:00
  • 24 November 2016

    Community Event Berlin

    We're really looking forward to welcoming you next Thursday 24th of November at our last Community Event of the year in Berlin!  The Fairphone team will be your host for the evening from 19 to 21hrs. We want to thank you for your support throughout this year, answer some of your questions and show off our brand-new slim cases! Here's the agenda: 19:00 hrs Welcome 19:15 Public Screening of the Circular Cellular video 19:35 Q&A with some of the team members of Fairphone And many more activities to be announced later on!We're eager to meet you and other professionals interested in sustainable business and innovation over food and drinks. Visit website
    • Community Event
    19:00 - 22:00
  • 18 - 20 November 2016

    Bilbao Maker Faire

    For the first time Fairphone will be present in the biggest Maker Faire of Europe, Bilbao Makers Faire. In their 3rd edition, Fairphone was invited to showcase our phone to more than a 10.000 people and to have a special keynote on how Fairphone is tackling the challenges of the Fair Electronics business. Our co-founder Miquel Ballester will be happy to meet you at the Conference Room, Jamonero, at 11:45 am on Sunday 20th of November. We can't wait to meet you and to celebrate the launch of our Spanish! Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker
    16:00 - 20:00
  • 2 November 2016

    4. Aachener Fairphone-Stammtisch

    [English invitation below] Keine Tagesordnung, sondern einfach lockerer Austausch und Kennenlernen für alle in und um Aachen, die schon ein Fairphone haben, noch eins wollen, gerade auf eins warten oder einfach nur neugierig sind. Niemand von uns arbeitet selbst bei Fairphone, wir sind alle ganz normale Fairphoner*innen – die einen mit FP1, die anderen mit FP2 – oder wollen es (vielleicht?) werden oder auch einfach nur mehr erfahren ... Wir freuen uns auf Euch![English] Aachen Fairphoners (none of us works for Fairphone) invite YOU to our next and thus 4th Aachen Fairphone meet-up. We are looking forward to meet you regardless of whether you own a Fairphone 1 or a Fairphone 2, are waiting for your FP2 or are still undecided and/or just curious! Welcome! Visit website
    • Community Event
  • 30 April - 31 October 2016

    Exhibition Schau ma amoi

    You can visit the Fairphone 2 inside the exhibition Schau ma amoi in Austria. The exhibition looks at values of 21st century economics. Many current problems raise burning issues: the future of the economy, the future of the environment, the future of work. At the center is the question: what values do we have? Visit website


    Am Klosterberg 1 3353 Seitenstetten,

  • 22 - 30 October 2016

    Dutch Design Week

    Fairphone will be at the core of the Dutch Design week showcasing the story behind our movement! For 9 whole days, from October 22 through October 30, the DDW will boosts 100 locations in Eindhoven presenting the processes, experiments and ideas, answers and solutions thought up by 2500 designers. And it's not just that! The organizer of DDW, Dutch Design Foundation, chose our CEO Bas van Abel and designer Maarten Baas as the new ambassadors for the event.Save the date! Visit website

    Eindhoven, Netherlands

  • 30 October 2016

    Culturele Zondagen

    Do you want to know what is behind our value chain? We will be in Utrecht for the Culturele Zondag on the 30th of October with the team of Closing the Loop! Join us on our photo-exhibit to understand how we aim to create positive social and environmental impact from the beginning to the end of a phone’s life cycle.Together with other 3 social entrepreneurs: Kuyichi, Tony Chocolonely and us, want to inspire you and to prove that there're more and more new entrepreneurs who provide an accessible, viable and healthy city. Visit website
    • Community Event
    12:30 - 16:00


    Postkantoor (voormalig) Neude 11, Utrecht, Netherlands

  • 29 October 2016

    Social Innovation Summit 2016

    By the end of October we're going to Zurich! Our Co-Founder Miquel Ballester, will be hosting on the 29th of October the Social Innovation Summit and will be giving a Urban Mining Workshop for all the attendees.Get inspired by other international speakers like Yuri van Geest (Singularity University), Ben Moore (Astrophysicist and Bestselling Autor)  and attend hands-on workshops and talks on topics like Plastic free oceans, Fair Electronics, Design Thinking, Education for Refugees and many more.The Social Innovation Summit is the cutting edge conference on entrepreneurship and social innovations where individuals with diverse backgrounds are coming together to share experiences, critical discuss and develop ideas, methods and business models to address environmental and social challenges.    Visit website
    • Community Event
    08:00 - 19:00hrs


    Bananenreiferei, Zürich, Switzerland

  • 27 October 2016

    European Business Awards for the Environment Ceremony

    Fairphone has been shortlisted to the European Business Awards for the Environment! We are happy to announce that we will be at the Award Ceremony for this special event held during the  20th European Forum on Eco-innovation in Tallinn, Estonia.The European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) celebrates those companies at the forefront of eco-innovation, or that have a respect for the environment at the very core of their business principles.The 27th of October we will celebrate with other companies that have succeeded in running eco-innovative projects like us! This event is jointly organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Environment and the Ministry of the Environment of the Republic of Estonia.  Visit website
    • Award Ceremony
    18:30 - 22:30


    Seaplane Harbour, Vesilennuki 6, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia.

  • 26 October 2016

    U4GG Keynote and Networking

    On Wednesday, October 26th, the Smart Cities Food exhibition  will host a U4GG Networking event featuring our Impact Developer, Bibi Bleekemolen. Bibi will give an inspiring keynote,with information about Fairphone, asking questions, stimulating thought and hopefully creating a short but lively conversation. The Keynote will talk about the development, trajectory and the great success of FairPhone and the challenges facing today. Join us! Visit website
    • Fairphone speaker


    Poelhekkestraat 21, 3532 CM, Utrecht

  • 13 October 2016

    Urban Mining Workshop & Führung durchs T-Center

    Am 13.10.2016 wird es wieder einen Urban Mining Workshop der Austrian Fairphoners geben. Wir arbeiten dabei mit T-Mobile zusammen, die uns einen prominten Platz im T-Center am Rennweg in Wien zur Verfügung stellen. Um 14:30 Uhr startet die Führung durch das T-Center. Der Urban Mining Workshop startet um 16:30 Uhr.Wichtig: Bitte meldet euch bei uns bis spätestens 10.10. mit vollständigem Namen an!Noch einmal alle Details:
    • Uhrzeit: 14:30 T-Center Führung | 16:30 Urban Mining Workshop
    • Ort: T-Center, Rennweg 97-99, 1030 Wien (Anfahrtsplan)
    • Sonstiges: Nehmt bitte unbedingt einen Lichtbildausweis mit.
    Man kann natürlich auch nur bei einem der beiden Programmpunkte dabei sein. Bitte trotzdem anmelden! Visit website
    • Community Event
  • 2 - 5 September 2016


    BERLIN CELEBRATES IFA – The trend show on the Kurfürstendamm is a popular public event at the same time as IFA – one of the world’s largest events for consumer electronics – in the middle of Berlin. Full of music, food and entertainment, we’ll have our Fairphone booth set up for the first four days of the six-day event. Come along to chat with us and learn more about the Fairphone 2. Visit website


    Kurfürstendamm, Berlin, Germany

    • Katie Ramsbottom
    • Douwe
    • Miquel
  • 7 - 8 June 2016

    EthicalCorp Responsible Business Summit

    The prestigious Responsible Business Summit brought the best, most innovative and inspiring brands in responsible business together. This year our CEO Bas van Abel joined the world's leading organisations in CSR, to explain about Fairphone's sustainable supply chain. We enjoyed over 4 hours networking, music, entertainment and interactive chef serving stations. Making for a much more fun and social occasion for us at Fairphone and other 150 fellow senior executive attendees. Visit website

    United Kingdom

    Hilton Hotel, London, United Kingdom

  • 30 - 31 March 2016

    Produrable – 9th Edition

    Fairphone goes to Paris! For 10 years, Produrable has been the unavoidable professional event for Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In this event we showcased the Fairphone 2 Organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development & Energy, supported by major professional networks (ORSE, OREE, EPE ...) Visit website


    Palais des Congrès, Paris, France

  • 11 - 15 March 2016

    19th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

    Fairphone was named a finalist for 2016 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. These awards celebrate the most inspiring, creative innovations in the connected world. Selected by a jury of peers and industry experts, Fairphone earned a spot in the New Economy category for its latest smartphone, the modular Fairphone 2 designed for repairability. Fairphone 2 was on display for the first time in the US at SXSW Interactive! Visit website


    Hilton Austin Downtown, Austin, Texas, USA

  • 22 - 26 February 2016

    Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. The GSMA works on projects and initiatives that address the collective interests of the mobile industry, and of mobile operators in particular. They are undertaking strategic initiatives across several key areas including Spectrum, Connected Living, Personal Data and Digital Commerce. Visit website


    Barcelona, Spain

  • 17 November 2016

    Zukunftslabor 2016: Event on sustainable production and sustainable consumption, Austria

    Tina Trinks will talk about Fairphone’s motivation, obstacles and successes at this year’s “Zukunftslabor” event. Zukunftslabor focuses on sustainability in production and consumption. Tina’s input will be part of a varied program around the overall topic of circular economy.


    Raiffeisenforum Linz, Schillerstraße 72, 4020 Linz, Austria

  • 2 February 2016

    Circular Economy conference

    Fairphone joined the Circular Economy conference, an event that aims to present the entire circular ecosystem and it's importance. On the event we presented our Phone movement to the attendees. Through co-creation sessions, inspiring keynotes and a hands-on approach, this event grasps the new developments in business and funding models and gives you the steps to join the circular economy for entrepreneurs, corporations and government institutions. Visit website


    Eindhoven, Netherlands

  • 14 April 2016

    Innovation Expo

    Sustainable Urban Delta was the theme of the Innovation Expo, which took place on April 14, 2016. Under this heading the Innovation Expo, challenges people to give answers to the social questions that lie. Think of water, energy, food security, mobility, logistics, healthcare, life sciences, circular building, connectivity, ICT, robotics, personalized medicine, bio-based products, social innovations and nature issues. Visit website


    The Hague, Netherlands

  • 4 June 2015

    GreenTec Awards

    This year the environmental award GreenTec was granted, in the category of startup, to Fairphone! Since 2008, this event has developed the world's biggest environment platforms in the heart of Berlin. The GreenTec Awards address initiatives, private persons, start-ups, and medium-sized, as well as big companies. They are convinced that sustainability can only reach society when environmental topics are integrated in our daily life – without sacrifice or moral pointing finger. Visit website


    Berlin, Germany

  • 28 April 2016

    Mobile Marketing Innovation

    Fairphone was invited to Speak in this year event in Vienna, The Mobile Marketing Innovation Day, a conference for and with mobile industry pioneers. It was a great opportunity to strengthen our network in the digital media field and a place to inspire consumers to join our movement! Visit website


    Museumsquartier, Arena 21, Vienna, Austria

  • 26 October 2016

    Tegenlicht Meet Up 82

    Next Wednesday 26 of October Bas van Abel, our CEO and Founder,  will be sharing the lessons learnt from Fairphone with anyone pursuing a ethical company at the Tegenlicht Meet Up.Silent Warehouse in cooperation with the VPRO started a new program series called Tegenlicht (Backlight) meet up. These evenings are associated with episodes of Backlight, a series of informative programs which examine new ideas and trends in the world of politics, economy, society and science. The week after the show they gather to talk about it with the authors and other relevant guests, this time they will gather to talk about Fairphone and the recycling process and innovation of the mobile industry.   Visit website
    • Community Event
    20:00 - 22:00


    Pakhuis de Zwijge, Piet Heinkade 179 1019 HC Amsterdam

  • 19 October 2016

    Co-Creating for a circular economy: Challenges and Opportunities

    Join us at MAK Vienna on the Circular Economy Workshop with Miquel Ballester, our co-founder, product and innovation manager. 

    In a Fairphone design workshop, a notable step-by-step plan was developed for how mobile telephones could be sustainably produced in the future. In a small group format, using the following questions as a basis, scenarios will be developed around how design can be leveraged as a force to gradually pave the way towards circular economy in the electronic consumer goods sector.

    Join us to help answer this questions:What role does design play in terms of circular economy? What role do consumers play? How can products be sustainably designed? What are the challenges for the dominant economic system to transform itself into a circular economy? Visit website
    • Community Event
    12:00 - 18:00


    Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria

  • 27 October 2016

    Lovie Award Annual Ceremony

    The Lovie Awards, the most prestigious pan-European honour for online excellence, announced last September that Fairphone won a Special Achievement Honouree Award next to Annie Lennox, Yann LeCun, Romain Gavras and Süddeutsche Zeitung .  The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) selected the winners of this year’s Awards and gave our team leaders Bas van Abel, Miquel Ballester Salvà and Tessa Wernink the Lovie Emerging Entrepreneurs award! This day our Co-Founder Tessa, will join the rest of the winners and will celebrate this team effort achievement.  Visit website

    United Kingdom

  • 28 November 2016

    München Fairphoners Meetup

    Sechster Austausch zu allen Themen rund ums FP - ihr findet uns übrigens auch im Fairphone Forum! Visit website
    • Community Event

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