December 18, 2016 / Liran Adani

Top 10 Marketing Conferences You'll Be Crazy To Miss In 2017

 As a content marketer, you are probably super busy, always on the hunt for more results and new trends. If you are like most marketers, you use social media, content marketing, email marketing, webinars and other digital assets to catch latest marketing wave. But there comes a time when you need to get out of that office chair and use your skills at marketing conferences.

Taking in mind how busy you are, we’ve decided to do the hard work,researching the right marketing conferences in 2017 for you! Here’s a list of 10 marketing conferences we suggest not to forget to put in your calendar for next year:

January

CES  

 

 

 

At first glance, it seems that CES is for those who can’t live without technology, but it’s much more than that. Gathering marketing pros from all over the world, this annual conference takes place between January 5th to 8 in Las Vegas and offers a ton of insight for marketers on gadgets of the future.  

February

Content2Conversion

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Uniting the forces of 800+ content, demand generation and sales professionals, Content2Conversion Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona is the perfect place to be. World speakers that will be there between February 20th to 22nd: Jonah Berger, author of “Contagious: Why Things Catch On”; Rebecca Lieb, author of “The Truth About Search Engine Optimization and Content Marketing”; Chip Woerner, VP Marketing Operations at Oracle and many others.

The conference is not only about sessions and ideas, it will also introduce real-world case studies b2b marketers can learn from and to maximize the output of your marketing plan early in the year.

Social Media Week

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New York is calling! The ninth annual Social Media Week starts on February 27th through March 3rd in The TimesCenter. Learn some new ideas, insights and trends in social media. Who will be the speakers? Facebook, LinkedIn, Google and Spotify are among the many. Come and meet the people who set the mood in social media and technology.

March

Digital Marketing Innovation Summit

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If you are on the hunt for the best marketing conference to attend in 2017, the summit should definitely be on your list, Learn the best practices of content strategy and SEO from the gurus of digital marketing like Buzzfeed, Vox Media, The New York Times and many others. With webinars and special presentations on demand, these two exciting days in New York, March 21st and 22nd will reveal how to solve content marketing challenges with the help of the latest technology.

April

Marketo: Marketing Nation Summit

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In case you missed the marketing event in 2016, we advise to put the 2017 one on your list of marketing conferences. The registration has already started, and attendees can expect to meet influential people in the digital world (in 2016 these included experts like Facebook’s CMO Gary Briggs), do tons of networking and learning about marketing, of course:) Just make sure you be there from April 23rd to April 26th in San Fran’s Moscone West.

May

MarTech

If following new trends is on your marketing list in 2017 then this marketing conference most definitely should be too:) San Francisco welcomes marketers between May 9th to 11th to explore how companies can take full advantage of marketing technology, letting them dive into the world of data, consumers and innovation.

 July

MozCon

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Courtesy of Moz.com, MozCon will arrive again on July 17th to July 19th to Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle. After such a success in 2016, it’s no wonder that this marketing conference is already gaining momentum all over the web. Attendees can be sure that huge names will be heard at the conference, talking about content marketing, social media, SEO, community building and so much more.

September

Content Marketing World

This content marketing conference 2017 is one of the must-attends for businesses. On September 5th to September 8th, Cleveland, Ohio the floor will be taken by some of the most renowned speakers in the content marketers including Ann Handley, world’s first Chief Content Officer from Marketingprofs; Joe Pullizzi, Founder of Content Marketing Institute and author of “Content Inc.” and many others. What’s cooking? Tons of sessions, insightful lessons and marketing solutions.

Having been to #CMW2016, we must share that this marketing conference is a find for networking opportunities as well. Find out about our adventures at CMW2016 and how we got more leads than we could handle. Not up for reading? Here’s our CMW2016 wrap-up video:

 

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Inbound

The conference was a blast in 2016! This two-day marketing event turned into a real hotbed for inbound marketing experts, speakers and networking, with top talks from keynote speakers like Gary Vaynerchuk as well as Hubspot’s own Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah - and the 2017 inbound marketing conference promises no less! It all starts in Boston on September 25th and continues to September 28th with keynote speakers focusing on the future of marketing, sales and business. Expect insightful educational breakout sessions to appear, just like they did during the 2016 marketing conference, but with even more force and info. And of course, who can forget about networking, food and drinks?:)

November

Dreamforce

Salesforce’s Dreamforce marketing conference has become the place to be if you want to be in the center of the digital universe. For instance, in 2016 marketers from companies of all sizes got to experience the power of the first-ever AI sales agent called Max - and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

In 2017, this marketing event promises to be big, with lots of networking opportunities! The dates and venue have been already announced: mark your calendars for November 6th to 9th, San Fransisco’s Moscone Center

Wow that’s a list all-right! If, however, getting marketing results from tools like video (and not just from going to conferences) is your thing as well

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Liran Adani

Video and Marketing Operation Specialist @ Showbox Liran loves keeping up with all the latest trends in video marketing, tools and platforms. Trends are her thing even outside of work: she is always on the hunt for the next big thing in fashion and has already made a few Showbox fashion videos using Lists and Countdown formats, which are her favorites.

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