As announced in our previous material, today we are going to share with you the top-10 + 1 digital marketing events of 2016. Why +1? Because all but one the event we collected are in the USA, and Webit.Festival is the only large event out of the USA – in Europe (Sofia, Bulgaria). We also added a row with hashtags specific for each event, so that you can follow them on Twitter. The nearest event is next week in Las Vegas, NV; the next one is on February 4-5 in Miami, FL. Do not miss a single one – if you do not plan to visit, you can always get the top comments from Twitter or from our blog. Below we will take a look at each of these events in detail.
|Jan 28-29, 2016||Big Data Innovation Summit||Las Vegas, NV||Those, working with big data||$ 600 – 1995|
|Feb 4-5, 2016||Connect Search Engine Watch||Miami, FL||SEO specialists, PPC specialists||$ 995 – 1395|
|Feb 24-25, 2016||Pubcon SFIMA Summit 2016||Fort Lauderdale, FL||Social Media marketers, SEO specialists||$ 349 – 599|
|Mar 1-3, 2016||SMX West||San Jose, CA||SEO and SEM specialists||$ 995 – 2995|
|April 11-13, 2016||ClickZ Live New York||New York, NY||B2B specialists, content strategists, Email marketing specialists||$ 795 – 2295|
|April 19-20, 2016||Webit.Festival||Sofia, Bulgaria||Digital marketing specialists, startup-enterpreneurs, those, working with cryptocurrency||€ 100 – 1250||#Webit|
|May 3-4, 2016||SearchLove||Boston, MA||Search, analytics, content creators, online marketers||$ 899 – 1199|
|May 18-19, 2016||Conversion Conference||Las Vegas, NV||Specialists on optimization and conversion.||$ 897 – 1597|
|Sept 12-14, 2016||MozCon 2016||Seattle, WA||SEO specialists, brand development specialists, content marketers||$ 799 – 1039|
|Sept 15-16, 2016||Brand Manage Camp||Las Vegas, NV||Brand marketing specialists, social media marketing specialists, content marketers||$ 1999 – 2599|
|Nov 8-11, 2016||Inbound 2016||Boston, MA||Inbound marketing specialists||$ 299 – 1599|
The summit aims to show businesses the changes big data is going to bring business strategies. If you have never been thinking about or want to get a deep understanding of such issues as privacy, visualization, management, data storage & security etc. – this event is definitely hat you need to visit.
This conference is a first event by Search Engine Watch. What to expect? As announced by organizers, the covered issues include targeting & retargeting, SEO analysis, link building, PPC, search media etc. And among the speakers there are specialists from Google, Forester, the Washington Post, the Home Depot etc.
PubCon SFIMA Summit is going to take place at the end of February. Traditionally PubCon events are highly reputable and competitive among all the events represented in the niche. Among the topics to be raised there are: reputation management and personal branding, AdWords Automations, Content Marketing, PPC trends, Visual Content Marketing, Analytics, etc. All the topics are going to be presented in a format of workshops, so you can choose the most interesting and useful for you and your business.
4. SMX West
SMX West is concentrated on search and search J During a 3-day event you are going to get as much information about the recent Google policies, organic SEO, dynamic ads, paid search tools etc. as it is possible. So if you experience any difficulties with SEO or want to become an expert in this area – this event is for you.
This 3-day event in the center of world’s economy consists of two main parts – the first part is a day of workshops, and the next two days are filled in with speakers sessions, divided into four main panels: Search & Acquire, Engage & Convert, Retain & Grow and Digital Transformation. You can choose any sessions and panels and form your own, personal event program, that correlates to your needs and business goals.
This event is very diversified. It combines panels for digital marketers, technical specialists and the “Smart Cities” summit chaired by the Mayor of Sofia. Among the topics, listed in the agenda, there are big data, gamification, payments ecosystem (including mobile payments), bitcoin and blockchain industries etc. Moreover, this event is the only one hosted in Europe.
This conference is one of the most practice-oriented. It means, the tools discussed during the event can be used immediately. Among the covered issues, there are content creation, website optimization, search, analytics etc. And among the prominent speakers of previous events you can see Rand Fishkin from Moz, Adria Saracino from Distilled and others.
Conversion Conference is a series of events all over the world. During the two-day event in Las Vegas, NV, you will be offered an option to take a third pre-event day of workshops. The workshop sessions are about: conversion rate optimization, the use of persuasive psychology to drive growth, and the ways how to empower your CRO team. All three workshops are day-long, so you will be required to choose one.
9. MozCon 2016
MozCon is one of the most known digital marketing events. They offer a wide range of activities, including workshops, panel session and networking events. This event is for you if you are interested in developing yourself in SEO, analytics, mobile technologies, community building, social media etc.
The peculiarity of this event is a full coverage of an issue of Brand management, including innovation, content, strategy, metrics, leadership and a lot more. This event is good for you if you are planning to build a new marketing strategy for your business and want to have an understanding of a whole picture of what needs to be done.
11. Inbound 2016
Together with MozCon this conference is one of the most featured. In the world where content means everything, the speakers of this event will teach you how to make your content brilliant. Though the list of 2016 speakers is not available yet, we can take a look at speakers 2015 to get impressed: Seth Godin, Azaz Ansari, Chelsea Clinton, Brian Halligan & Dharmesh Shah, Jonah Peretti and a lot more. This event is for you not only if you would like to make your content helpful and popular, but also if you would like to meet the industry opinion leaders and learn from them.
And we hope to see you on one of them!