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Shift is a major event that can't be realized without the help of our hard-working volunteers. We promise it's not all hard work; there will be plenty of opportunities to learn, meet new people, and have fun.
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Volunteers at Shift will receive:
Hands-On Experience
Improve your skills in organization, communication, and teamwork in a dynamic environment.
Networking Opportunities
Build lasting relationships and expand your network within the global tech community.
Personal Growth
Develop confidence, leadership skills, and problem-solving abilities through meaningful volunteer experiences.
Fun and Enjoyment
While volunteering involves hard work, it's also about having fun and making memories - especially at Shift.

Event Location

Visnjik Sports Center is one of the biggest venues in Croatia, an imposing facility whose dome shape makes it a recognizable Zadar landmark. More than 15,000 m2 of Visnjik will host six stages and five halls of Shift, and our spectacular event production will transform the venue into a futuristic experience to remember.

Accommodation and Transport

It is not too early to plan your stay! If you are wondering where to stay and how to get here, find sites below that you can use to plan your trip.

Who Attended Shift 2023?

Software developers, product managers, engineers, managing directors, freelance coders, creatives, and founders from companies like:
What is Shift?
Shift is a developer conference, the largest in SE Europe. For more than a decade, Shift has gathered a global developer community, establishing itself as one of the most relevant events for developers, software engineers, product owners, startup founders, and IT experts and enthusiasts of all kinds.
When and where will Shift 2024 be held?
Shift will be held in Zadar, Croatia on the 16th and 17th of September
How can I connect with other attendees at the conference?
All Shift attendees will be able to download and use the event app which is easy to use and will feature an option of contacting all attendees and speakers.
Will there be a place to send an email or have a business call on Shift?
Yes, there will be two different business areas with desks and chairs where attendees will have time to do some work or have an in-person or online meeting.
Will it is possible to set up meetings/chat with attendees?
Yes, all attendees that have downloaded the app will be able to contact other attendees, set up a meeting, or simply have a chat.
Are the refreshments free of charge?
Yes, refreshments in the Garden area will be provided by our vendors and will be free of charge for all attendees. Refreshments include both meat and vegan dishes, and different types of beverages.
Who can attend the afterparties, and how?
All attendees can attend afterparties on both days of the event. More details will be provided soon via email, social media, and event app.
Can I bring my kid?
Shift is a kids friendly event, but no child care service will be provided. Kids can attend, but with parents' supervision.
Where is the closest airport?
Restaurants, bars, hotels, and traveling in Zadar?
Zadar provides visitors with plenty of opportunities to rest and relax. Find out more here.
How can I get to the venue?
We encourage all attendees to reach the venue using taxi services, as well as Uber and Bolt. For those who are coming with their vehicle, we have secured free parking spaces at the venue.
Is Shift accessible by wheelchair?
Yes, all floors and halls of Shift are wheelchair accessible.