No matter what you specialize in, from social media marketing to SEO optimization, finding the right conference can expose you to new ideas and technologies, while helping you forge professional relationships with like-minded marketing experts.
Here are seven of the best events for marketing pros coming up in 2020. Mark you calendar now!
When: January 27-29, 2020
Where: Las Vegas, NV
Presenters: Over 6,000 digital marketers are expected to attend, with vendors representing over 400 media, marketing, and technology firms from 80+ countries.
Why you should attend: Affiliate Summit West offers a variety of workshops, exhibitions, networking areas, and speaking sessions geared towards digital marketing professionals.
When: February 19-20, 2020
Where: San Jose, CA
Presenters: Dozens of major companies, including YouTube, Disney, Pepsi, Amazon, GrubHub, Cisco, and more.
Why you should attend: If you’re looking for info-packed sessions that delve into the details of search marketing, SMX West is for you. The conference is aimed toward professionals with an advanced knowledge of SEO and SEM tactics, with educational workshops and networking events designed to connect passionate marketing professionals.
When: February 24-26, 2020
Where: Scottsdale, AZ
Presenters: Speakers include representatives from 6sense, Top Rank Marketing, Search Hermit, and more.
Why you should attend: B2B Marketing Exchange offers over 100 sessions divided into six tracks, including Of sessions including content marketing, demand generation, digital strategy, ABM, channel marketing, and sales enablement.
When: March 1-3, 2020
Where: San Diego, CA
Presenters: Sponsored by wave.video, tailwind, talkwalker, and other digital marketing firms, speakers will include authors, entrepenuars, and influencers from across the media spectrum.
Why you should attend: As its name suggests, Social Media Marketing World is an educational networking event that brings together hundreds of marketing professionals who specialize in harnessing the power of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other platforms to garner customer engagement and drive sales.
When: March 29-April 1, 2019
Where: Las Vegas, NV
Presenters: Deloitte Digital, Hootsuite, Epsilon, Hero Digital, Brightcove, and more.
Why you should attend: Adobe Summit as a four day event geared towards marketing professionals of all stripes—including executives, content managers, B2B marketers, advertisers, IT specialists, and analysts.
When: March 31, 2020
Where: Seattle, WA
Presenters: HBO, Funko, Nestle, Expedia, Monster Energy, Paula’s Choice Skincare, and Alaska Airlines
Why you should attend: Marketing executives, advertising strategists, creative directors, and social media managers will all benefit from the discussion panels, Q&A sessions, and networking opportunities provided at the Washington Marketing Summit.
When: April 5-7, 2020
Where: Hartford, CT
Presenters: Speakers for 2020 are still being announced, but in 2019 they included representatives from IMPACT, HubSpot, Drift, Lazy Boy, Yale University, and more.
Why you should attend: Previously held under the name “iMpact Live,” Digital Sales & Marketing World is designed for marketing, sales, and leadership teams to attend role and industry-specific learning sessions, in addition to speaking events, networking gatherings, and interactive panels.