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Your Complete Social Media Marketing Events Guide for 2017

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A new year provides social media marketers with lots of new opportunities for learning. What better way than attending some of the top social media marketing events?

We put together a list of some of the best social media marketing events worldwide that you won’t want to miss. These events around the globe provide social media marketers with inspiring and informative speaker sessions with top social media marketing professionals, ideas about current trends and top marketing technologies, and networking professionals with fellow marketers around the world.

We suggest these social media marketing events and conferences to take your learning to the next level.

 

January

Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry
When: January 18-19
Where: London, UK

Learn post-digital marketing practices that replace segmentation and aggregation strategies with techniques that address the consumer at an individual level and engages them at specific moments of need or opportunity.

Brands Only Summit
When: January 23-25
Where: Orlando, FL

This conference features 32 intense peer-to-peer discussions, 24 case studies, and 2 amazing keynotes. There’s also a fascinating pre-conference, incredible networking opportunities, and lots of delicious food. You’ve never been to an event so thrilling, so inspiring, and so exhausting.

Learn Inbound
When: January 15
Where: Dublin

Lean Inbound is trailblazing to round up the BEST inbound marketing experts in an effort to help advance your knowledge and fuel your professional growth. By combining the very best in speakers with an active and engaged community for you to get involved with, Lean Inbound attempts to build something different around Learn Inbound. From tactics and tools to campaigns and case studies, these talks will provide actionable information to help make you more efficient and more effective.

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference
When: January 25-27
Where: San Francisco, CA

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference 2017 San Francisco (#SRSC) will offer best practices and lessons learned from recruiting gurus and case studies of leading brands and organizations. This event works with the best practitioners and trainers to develop SHRM and HRCI pre-approved curriculum for your benefit.

Advertising Week FFWD
When: January 30 – February 3
Where: Toronto, ON

FFWD Advertising and Marketing Week is Canada’s largest and most diverse annual gathering of advertising, marketing and media leaders. It consists of leadership conferences, galas, awards, keynote and panel presentations. The week showcases the industry’s best in Canada, while offering a forum to highlight new ideas, future trends and industry discussions.

February

Social Media Week
When: February
Where: Hamburg, Lagos, New York, Atlanta, Austin, El Paso & Copenhagen

SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia. With over 70,000 physical attendees joining every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, SMW may be the world’s most important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.

Social Media Strategies Summit
When: February 7-9
Where: San Francisco, CA

#SMSsummit, the longest running, most comprehensive social media conference in the US, is the #1 conference choice for social media, digital marketing and communications professionals across industries.

3XE Digital
When: February 9
Where: Dublin

The goal of 3XE Digital Conference Series is to educate and promote forward thinking and thought leadership. 3XE Digital creates a forum for leading digital professionals to come together for additional networking and professional development. You can learn what’s happening in digital marketing from some of the movers and shakers of the industry. Attend presentations on “what’s possible“ in digital marketing through case studies and storytelling. Take part in workshops on “how to plan and implement“ your digital marketing campaigns. Meet some of the best subject matter experts available in digital marketing. You’ll be massively engaged through listening, learning and networking.

DMWF Singapore
When: February 13-14
Where: Singapore

#DMWF has an 8-year history of bringing together the worldwide marketing community to examine the latest trends and challenges in the marketing industry. This year’s event will showcase the latest Digital Marketing Technologies and Strategy, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, eCommerce, Influencer Marketing, Content Marketing, Data, Analytics and Mobile Marketing across five dedicated conference streams.

Smart Travel Data Summit North America 2017
When: February 22-23
Where: Atlanta, GA

Travel brands now have an unprecedented amount of data but there is a genuine struggle to turn this into actionable insight. Possessing data is one thing, but actually having the structure, skillsets and measurements in place to turn it into loyalty, profit and a unique product is something else entirely. EyeforTravel’s Smart Travel Data Summit North America is a unique platform designed for 150+ Data experts, Marketing Analytics professionals, Revenue Managers and Product Developers to unite under one roof and shape an actionable and profitable data future! By joining the summit, you put yourself in a position to squeeze every ounce of profitability from your data sets.

B2B C2C Marketing Conference
When: February 20-22
Where: Scottsdale, AZ

A must-attend for performance marketers managing the complex sales cycles and group buying realities common in B2B industries. Addressing the topics that matter most to B2B—Account Strategies, Messaging Frameworks, Demand Acceleration and Sales Enablement—attendees walk away with actionable insights they can apply to their business to drive engagement and revenue.

Pubcon Sfima Summit
When: February 22
Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pubcon SFIMA Summit 2017 is a prime opportunity for area professionals and local marketing agencies to learn from leading Pubcon speakers at an exceptional event with tracks and workshops dedicated to digital marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing (SEM), social media marketing and more, all supported by local search and social media speakers and groups.

Digital Summit Phoenix
When: February 22-23
Where: Phoenix, AZ

Digital Summit is where ideas and inspiration are born. Thousands of professionals work directly with industry leading brands learning practical, actionable solutions they can immediately apply back at the office. Brilliant speakers bring phenomenal content on Marketing Strategies, UX & Design, Email, Search, Mobile, Video, SEO and so much more. Digital Summit is not only a place for keeping up with the trends, but also for being an active player in their creation.

MozCon Local
When: February 27-28
Where: Seattle, WA

Deep dive into local marketing and SEO with industry experts and brands at MozCon Local. Informative for national and regional brands, agency marketers, and business owners, you’ll learn next-level tips and tricks for building citations, creating content, getting reviews, and optimizing SEO and local ranking factors as you attend talks, participate in live Q&A, and mix with fellow in-house and agency marketers, and consultants.

March

Social Media Marketing World
When: March 22-24
Where: San Diego, CA

Social Media Marketing World 2017 is the world’s largest social media marketing conference. By attending, you’ll make connections with 120+ of the world’s top social media pros (plus 4,000 of your peers) and you’ll discover amazing ideas that’ll transform your social media marketing.

April

Consumer Marketing 2017
When: April 6-7
Where: New York, NY

Join us to learn post-digital marketing practices that replace segmentation and aggregation strategies with techniques that address the consumer at an individual level and engages them at specific moments of need or opportunity.

Digital Media Summit
When: April 19
Where: Toronto, ON

Branding, marketing and multi-platform content integration is ever changing. Is your customer engagement and digital media strategy on par with global industry leaders? What are the top companies leading mobile, social, and digital media trends doing right? Find out at this year’s Digital Media Summit and connect with media and brand specialists that can help you fine tune your integrated Digital Media strategy.

Marketo Nation Summit
When: April 23-26
Where: San Francisco, CA

The Marketing Nation Summit is the premier industry event for anyone involved in digital marketing and engaging customers. Hosted by Marketo, the conference brings together the best and brightest minds in the digital transformation of marketing, advertising, IT, services, and beyond. Cutting-edge thought leadership, industry best-practices, and unparalleled networking opportunities will inspire you to rethink the way your business interacts with customers to drive results that matter.

Social Media Strategies Summit
When: April 26-28
Where: Chicago, IL

#SMSsummit, the longest running, most comprehensive social media conference in the US, is the #1 conference choice for social media, digital marketing and communications professionals across industries.

May

Social Media Camp
When: May 3-4
Where: Victoria, CA

Social Media Camp is Canada’s largest social media conference. What makes them unique is the broad spectrum of delegates they attract as we tackle all aspects of social media. People come from all over North America, and from all sectors of the economy – small business, large business, government, education, and non-profit. Of course they cover social media marketing – communications, sales, crowdsourcing, e-learning, digital marketing, content marketing, e-mail marketing, inbound marketing, and more. They are not only a “marketing” conference. They look at the cultural impacts of social media, its effects on politics, and its security and safety implications.

Digimacon
When: May 18-19
Where: Toronto, ON

DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 Digital Marketing Conference takes place May 18th to 19th, 2017 at the luxurious Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON. It’s the one digital marketing event you can’t afford to miss! Whether your goal is to reinforce customer loyalty, improve lead generation, increase sales, or drive stronger consumer engagement, DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017’s agenda will help attendees enhance their marketing efforts. Sessions will focus on building traffic, expanding brand awareness, improving customer service and gaining insight into today’s latest digital tools.

Incite Marketing Summit West
When: May 23-24
Where: San Francisco, CA

The Incite Summit is the best marketing conference of 2017, and incorporates three distinct conferences – on personalization, content and storytelling, and marketing attribution. Bringing together Chief Marketing Officers from major US and global brands, the event will give in-house marketing executives all the skills they need to deliver exceptional marketing, track success, and accelerate their own career.

June

Social Media Week
When: June
Where: Los Angeles, Mexico City, Milan, Fairfax, Nairobi, San Francisco, San Juan & Toronto

SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia. With over 70,000 physical attendees joining us every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, we believe that SMW is the world’s most important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.

SMX Paris
When: June 1-2
Where: Paris, France

At SMX Paris, the quality of the speakers, the interesting and engaging sessions, and the blend of “marketeers” and “tech” make it a truly unique and successful event.

Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit
When: June 21-22
Where: Toronto, ON

Digital Marketing for Financial Services is the largest gathering of financial digital marketers in Canada. This exclusive marketing conference is the only event designed specifically to give Financial Institutions the tools to elevate their digital strategy and build business.

September

Social Media Week
When: September
Where: Jakarta, London, Miami, São Paulo, Ann Arbor & Rome

SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia. With over 70,000 physical attendees joining us every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, we believe that SMW is the world’s most important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.

Digital Summit D.C.
When: September 19-20
Where: Washington, D.C.

Digital Summit is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more. Every company with a customer base faces the same challenge – how do we keep up with our competition amidst the myriad of digital channels and peer-to-peer communication available to consumers? How do we find new customers, take care of the ones we have, and create strategies for growth and engagement that keep up with the rapid pace of change in technology and consumer behaviors? Digital Summit gives digital professionals like you an opportunity to learn directly from the world’s digital industry experts, network with your peers, and teach you how to turn your ideas into transformational solutions.

Content Marketing World
When: September 5-8
Where: Cleveland, OH

Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.

MozCon
When: September 12-14
Where: Seattle, WA

MozCon is not your typical marketing conference. Join us for three days of forward-thinking content and actionable advice from industry leaders in SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, analytics, and more. MozCon speakers share next-level advice on everything from building a loyal community to making data-driven decisions in your marketing. You won’t find any stuffy networking events here — you can connect with our amazing community of industry leaders, chat with the speakers and Moz staff, pick up some cool swag, and even get a hug from our friendly robot, Roger.

TechCrunch Disrupt
When: September 12-14
Where: San Francisco, CA

TechCrunch Disrupt is the world’s leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups, introducing game-changing technologies and discussing what’s top of mind for the tech industry’s key innovators. Disrupt gathers the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, hackers, and tech fans for on-stage interviews, the Startup Battlefield competition, a 24-hour Hackathon, Startup Alley, Hardware Alley, and After Parties.

Digital Journeys
When: September 14
Where: London, UK

Advertising and marketing is, as much as it has always been, about your audience. That and the idea that enables your message to penetrate their world. So what should be at the core of your marketing? Strategy. Digital allows us a deeper understanding and ability – but how do we market effectively in an increasingly information-rich and technological world? Join thought leaders from Google, Microsoft, YouTube, HubSpot, Jellyfish and more, for a day of digital marketing inspiration. Let’s forget what we think we know for a day. And rebuild our thinking, together.

Inbound
When: September 25-28
Where: Boston, MA

INBOUND fuels the passion that drives the most innovative and successful business leaders of our time. INBOUND’s purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your business. This September, INBOUND will host thousands of marketing and sales professionals from almost every industry imaginable and from all corners of the globe at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. Through inspiring keynotes, innovative talks, educational breakouts, hands-on lessons, and tons of networking, you will learn how the INBOUND experience, and especially the content, is truly remarkable. Past keynote speakers included Arianna Huffington, Seth Godin, Nate Silver, and Scott Harrison.

Technology For Marketing
When: September 27-28
Where: London, UK

Discover the new ideas, trends & technology that will transform your marketing. Be wowed by experiential content exploring your tech DNA, see killer keynotes from top brands, and get specialist training and tech demonstrations tailored to your needs.

October

Spredfast Summit
When: October 2-4
Where: Austin, TX

The 2016 Summit was Spredfast’s most forward-leaning and future-bending yet. Trevor Noah challenged the audience while making them laugh; Cubby Graham, social strategist at charity: water, shared the brand’s absolutely inspiring story, and Nathalie Nahai offered insight into why people are motivated to share at all. Two days of content, three of the best venues in Austin, 24 ground-breaking sessions and 500+ social leaders from every industry. By numbers, this was a social marketing conference for the record books 500+ leaders in social from every industry. Stay tuned for details on the 2017 Spredfast Summit this October.

Social Media Interactive
When: October 4
Where: Dayton, OH

Social Media Interactive aims to focus on the social media field, while touching on other aspects of online marketing that often weave throughout social. You can expect to see tie-ins from internet marketing, website development, branding, content strategy, and overall marketing planning for the online space.

B2B Marketing 2017
When: October 5-6
Where: Austin, TX

B2B Marketing 2017 will deepen and expand the discussion of post-digital marketing begun at Marketing 2016. Post-digital marketing describes practices that replace segmentation and aggregation strategies with marketing techniques that address the consumer at an individual level and engages them at specific moments of need or opportunity. Post-digital marketing is personalized and opportunistic. To quote Forrester VP, Principal Analyst, Shar VanBoskirk, it is helpful and handy. Post-digital marketing requires deep and nuanced customer understanding that is rooted in data, but data that drives insights, rather than being simply descriptive. Much of the B2B Marketing 2017 program will examine in detail the application of post-digital marketing to specific marketing tasks and challenges and the technologies and platforms available to deliver on that vision.

November

Social Media Week
When: November
Where: Chicago, Rotterdam, Bristol & Dubai

SMW hosts conferences on six continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and Asia. With over 70,000 physical attendees joining us every year, 5,000 speakers and more than 1 million people connecting through social and mobile, we believe that SMW is the world’s most important source of information in regards to the future of human connectivity.

 

Have an event you want to add to the list? Email us at team@synthesio.com to submit social media marketing events.



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