Attending (and joining) conferences is a worthwhile investment that you can make as a marketer, not only for a learning experience but also for the networks built throughout the conference. However, with some of its outdated agenda and key takeaways that you have already acquired a year ago, some events may not be worth your penny anymore.
In a sense that you have already mastered the basics, you now have that excitement building up in your system where you tend to seek a more compact and interactive conference that will cover all aspects of digital marketing. That is to say, you have that drive in learning more than just the fundamentals of the industry.
With that appetite, it is time to get the hang of the ultimate trends in the marketing space while getting the most of what you have paid for. Learn a ton and get hooked in the marketing conferences below from our 2019 list that you cannot miss for the year to come:
SMX West (Search Marketing Expo)
Date: January 30-31, 2019
Location: San Jose, CA | SAN JOSE CONVENTION CENTER
Want to gain more insights regarding SEO or SEM? Search Marketing Expo perfectly fits. It is curated by Search Engine Land, the leading news site for search marketing as it covers all digital marketing disciplines. SMX is just as obsessed with SEO-SEM as you are, so the varied sessions are designed to help improve your search marketing efforts and for you to pick up fresh tactics from expert speakers. To learn more about their conference, click SMX now.
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Date: February 19-22, 2019
Location: Palm Springs, CA | JW MARRIOTT
The eTail confab dubbed as “The eCommerce and Omnichannel Conference” is a two-day meeting where trends and strategies for growth in retail are discussed. With thousands of retailers collaborating, there are thousands of insightful takeaways that you can get. From its best-in-class awards down to its infamous receptions throughout the event – you really don’t want to miss the classic eTail experience. Learn more about the eTail community and view their 2019 agenda at a glance.
The value of a conference is measured on how feedbacks would turn out. Nevertheless, it is no doubt that each of the abovementioned conferences will guarantee a wholesome experience that will save you time, resources, effort, and money.
With the variety of topics tailored accordingly for each category – digital, search, B2B, and the likes of marketing – you can get access to industry experts and spice up your strategies with their quality talk. Each conference will power up your skills and would change the way you do digital marketing. Truly, marketing conferences are a goldmine!
On top of that, have we missed something from the list?
The B2B Marketing Exchange
Date: February 25-27, 2019
Location: Scottsdale, AZ | HYATT REGENCY SCOTTSDALE
What to expect? Three days of content, networking, and tactical takeaways. The B2B Marketing Exchange is a three-day event where you can learn various marketing solutions, strategies and conditions – basically all that’s new in B2B. The lineup would include more than 100+ expert speakers and 90+ sessions offered that are ideal for business-to-business marketers and freelance writers. Dive into B2B Marketing Exchange to register!
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Date: March 5-7, 2019
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida | FORT LAUDERDALE CONVENTION CENTER
Experience a conference that would transform your online marketing strategies for the better! PubCon is a three-day conference that features multi-track sessions designed to offer a wide range of advanced strategies through their workshops and networking opportunities with businesses worldwide. It is a premier new media and optimization conference gathering search engine optimizers and webmasters across the world for a knowledge-rich discussion that can be integrated into your marketing operations. Catch their early bird pricing, check PubCon to register!
Date: March 12-13, 2019
Location: Sydney, AU | THE HILTON HOTEL
Learn more, network more, and market smarter with ad:tech, a two-day conference and exhibition, where you can take home a handful of new insights from distinguished speakers across the industry. Build professional connections and learn from the biggest brands as you meet the “who’s who” of digital. Get empowered and experience a value-packed event with the latest in advertising and marketing technology. Explore their 2019 conference, click ad:tech to register!
Social Media Marketing World
Date: March 20-22, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA | SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER
Be enlightened as the masterminds of the social media world share their solid practical knowledge in social media marketing that you can use back in the office. Get all the information you need, keep up with important trends and understand the breadth of the event’s “hands-on” marketing tracks. Grab the opportunity to level up your skills and expand your network. See the sessions and keynotes of Social Media Marketing World and register!
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Date: April 8-10, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA | MARRIOTT MARQUIS SAN DIEGO MARINA
Learn how technology can shape your marketing strategy for you to provide a better customer experience! In ContentTech, you will hear from the top minds of the industry how the effective use of technology can be of great help in your digital marketing efforts. Get a taste of a mega-conference that constantly innovates and keeps pace with its attendee’s needs while focusing on content technology. Be a part of their community, connect with ContentTech Summit today!
Social Media Strategies Summit
Date: April 30- May 2, 2019
Location: Chicago, USA | UNION LEAGUE CLUB
Compete in an ever-changing, dynamic landscape as you learn the defined strategies for a social media success at the 2019 Social Media Strategies Summit. Meet forward-thinking speakers, take in invaluable content, revitalize your strategies and go home with strong takeaways. This three-day event full of discussions, peer-to-peer learnings and case studies will help you accelerate your career and improve your influence. Join their community, click #SMSSummit today!
Date: June 5-6, 2019
Location: Houston, TX | JW MARRIOTT BY THE GALLERIA
Take in fresh ideas and experiences from exceptional speakers of DigiMarCon, the premier digital marketing conference you cannot miss in 2019! Discover powerful and inspiring talks from leading thinkers about basic and advanced principles of digital marketing that would help you transform your agency, your business and above all, yourself. Take a look at the DigiMarCon line-up and reserve your seat now!
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Date: July 10-13, 2019
Location: Anaheim, CA | THE ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER
Hype up your channel and grow your alliance in this four-day Industry Summit where you’ll get to meet your favorite creators, grow your audience, build and sustain profitable communities and even boost your content creation with the help of its varied tracks: Community Track, Creator Track, and Industry Track. Get in touch with the top creators and learn in-depth strategies from the experts. Come and celebrate in this creator conference, hit VidCon now!
Date: July 15-17, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA | WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER
A three-day, one-track conference where you’ll get to meet insightful speakers who can help polish your passion and skills as a marketer. With their up-to-date discussions and diverse SEO trainings, you can learn high-caliber tactics not just in SEO but also in growth marketing, content marketing, keyword strategies, and the like. You’ll surely leave home packed with new and best practices vital in the marketing environment. Connect with MozCon amazing community today!
Date: September 3-6, 2019
Location: Boston, MA | THE BOSTON CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTER
If you want your business to grow better, INBOUND has the right track with a strong foundation for you. The Inbound Conference is a remarkable business event where the top minds of the community gather together for endless inspirational talks. It’s more than just four days of learning from diverse session tracks, it’s where you establish connections with other marketers who are also passionate about marketing. Register for INBOUND 2019 and join thousands of marketing professionals!
MarTech Conference Series
Date: September 16-18, 2019
Location: Boston, MA | HYNES CONVENTION CENTER
Marketing. Technology. Management. That’s what MarTech is all about! Mainly focused on harnessing the already professional marketers who still thirst for improvement, the said conference is ideal for those who want to connect with the brightest, discover the best practices, and learn from their fellow tech-savvy marketers. They can help develop your marketing talent that would someday help you succeed in your career. To register, check out MarTech today!
Date: October 14-15, 2019
Location: London, UK | THE BREWERY
Advance your thinking and get inspired by new ideas as the core leaders of the industry share their secrets and tips in online marketing. Widen your field of knowledge on digital marketing in this two-day event, meet friends old and new, and discuss topics where you can learn next-level tactics on how to stay at the cutting edge. Join other search marketers across the world, check out SearchLove now.