The 2014 Social Media Events Guide
With ever-changing developments in digital communication and technology, marketers need to keep their fingers on the pulse of the latest in industry trends. We’ve compiled a list of the top upcoming social media events for 2014 that are bursting with sought-after speakers and expert panels in attendance, discussing the most relevant social media topics. Here are a few of the top social media marketing events you won’t want to miss. So, which ones will you be attending this year?
January 28-30, San Francisco
The three-day conference offers expert insight into best practices, current trends, metrics, and statistics on today’s talent pool and how to effectively leverage social recruiting strategies to find the best candidates. This event provides sourcers, recruiters, and HR practitioners with information and knowledge to implement immediately to develop and grow your social strategy.
January 29-31, San Francisco
At Customer Management IQ’s Social Media for Customer Care Summit, you will have the opportunity to learn from experts about:
- Making the business case for using social media for customer care to get buy-in from internal influencers and decision-makers
- Developing strategies for adoption that leverage existing resources, drive internal cultural change and ensure sure you are not getting in over your head
- Turning the risks of engaging with customers via social media into opportunities for developing a consistent brand voice
- Addressing the persistent challenge of effectively using social media
February 04-06, Las Vegas
At SMSS, you will learn how to effectively leverage your company’s social media presence, create meaningful content for marketing and maximize your lead potential. The Las Vegas summit will provide attendees with emerging strategies, the latest social tools, and insights from successful social media marketing campaigns executed by leading brands.
February 11-12, NYC
The Smart Travel Analytics Show will bring together thought leaders and practitioners of data and analytics in the travel space. Expect to network with leading hotels, airlines, OTAs, GDS, Cruises, Destinations and travel technology companies from across North America and beyond. Spend two days filled with best-practice strategies, cutting-edge trends and vigorous debate – as well as powerful networking opportunities with the analytics and data travel industry elite.
February 17 -21, Various cities around the world
Social Media Week is a worldwide event exploring the social, cultural and economic impact of social media. This year’s global theme is The Future of Now: Always On, Always Connected. Social Media Week, partnering with Nokia, will explore what this all means on a global scale.
February 18-20, Dana Point, CA
Tech Marketing 360 puts you in front of senior-level technology marketers and decision makers across leading brands and small and medium sized businesses. This event gives you the unique opportunity to make attendees your new customers by building community and engaging them in an intimate, upscale setting.
February 18 – 19, Washington DC
This conference will provide you with the strategies you need to measure the success of your online communications with advocates, customers, media and other stakeholders. You’ll walk away from this event knowing how to measure what matters in a simple way, without breaking the bank.
March 7-16, Austin
The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 11. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2014 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today.
March 17 – 19, San Francisco
Text Analytics World is the full-spectrum conference that covers all aspects of text analytics. To solidify the business value you gain from text analytics, TAW delivers the latest methods/techniques, demonstrating their deployment across a wide range of industries large and small. TAW also explores the full range of vendor solutions and various forms of text analytics enterprise deployment.
March 26-28, San Diego, CA
Social Media Marketing World 2014 is the world’s largest social media marketing conference. By attending, you’ll make connections with 80+ of the world’s top social media pros (plus 2000 of your peers) and you’ll discover amazing ideas that will transform your social media marketing strategy.
March 31 – April 1, London
#SWMF Europe has become the key event in the social & digital marketing conference calendar and returns to The Brewery in London to deliver top-level strategic advice and insight for anyone for whom social is either already, or needs to be, high on the business agenda for 2014.
May 19-25, NYC
The IWNY festival is an annual celebration of technology’s impact on business and culture. This year’s festivities will take place from May 19-25 and will attract more than 45,000 business professionals, working across all sectors, attending 250+ events produced in the IWNY HQ and 150+ organized by citywide event partners.
September 8-11, 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.