Welcome to the 2016 Marketing Conference calendar. This is not the regular list of events you’d expect. Gathered here the most uplifting marketing events in the world with a focus on influencer marketing.
The events below cover a wide range of topics, but in each one of them you’ll find an influencer marketing focused talk that you shouldn’t miss. After looking into all of 2016 upcoming marketing events we’ve refined the list to only those with an added value for your influencer marketing efforts.
This calendar of events is being updated on a regular basis so feel free to visit again and check our updates. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments about other events and we will add them.
January 17-20, New York
Retail’s BIG Show is still the only place where you can see and experience all things Retail.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Amplify Your Brand With Influencer Marketing
January 25-27, Orlando
Event with the focus on what you need to be a successful social media executive.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Work with influencers, bloggers and celebrities in social (January 26). Speaker: Katie Cornish, Nintendo.
Feb. 9-11, Las Vegas
Social Media Strategies Summits inspire you to use your whole marketing brain and get better at what you do.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Social selling and relationship building (February 11). Speaker: Mananya Komorowski, VP at Ogilvy & Mather, Social Media & Influencer Relations Specialist
March 1-3, San Jose
SMX is the only conference entirely devoted to SEO and SEM.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Progressing Through The Search, Social & Content Marketing Maturity Curve.
Speaker: Jim Yu, CEO of BrightEdge.
March 11-15, Austin, TX
The SXSW Interactive Festival features five days of compelling panel sessions led by the brightest minds in technology and endless networking opportunities.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Awareness Reform – Engineering “perception shift”.
April 11-13, Austin, TX
3-Day growth and optimization event.
Speakers you shouldn’t miss: Rand Fishkin at Moz.
April 11-13, Texas
The DIGIMARCON CRUISE 2016 program has been specifically designed to help attendees develop their audience.
Talk you shouldn’t miss: Create Your Own Tribe and Watch Your Business profits Grow. Speaker: Forest Cassidy, CEO, LeadFerret
April 17-19, San Diego
The world’s largest social media marketing conference.
May 24-25, Atlanta, GA
The Social Shake-Up is the best and biggest independent conference for enterprise social.
Talks you shouldn’t miss:
1. Who’s On First: Identifying Ket Influencers (May 24)
2. Crisis Communications: Rally Your Influencers (May 24)
3. Crafting an Effective Influencer Campaign (May 24)
4. Influencer Marketing for Community Building (May 25)
June 15-16, Santa Monica, CA
DIGIMARCON WEST showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry.
July 4-7, Newcastle, UK
A conference that aims to bring together the brightest research and ideas in contemporary marketing, whether they are built on traditional marketing practices or breaking new ground.
August 22-24, NY
LeadsCon is the definitive conference for vertical media, online lead gen and direct response marketing.
Panel you shouldn’t miss: Engaging the Closest Consumer – How to Unleash the Power of Local for Lead Generation
Speakers: Jason Barrett, CEO, Go Local Interactive; Jessica Rowe, VP, eCommerce, North American Savings Bank; Manpreet Singh, President, TalkLocal.
Sep. 6-9, Cleveland, Ohio
Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry.
Sept. 12-14, Seattle, WA.
Three days of forward-thinking, actionable sessions in SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, the mobile landscape, analytics, and more.
Sept. 22-23, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Confluence Conference is a single-track, complete digital marketing conference with experts from media, content marketing, SEO, SEM, PR, branding, and UX. Come hear from experts from national and local brands and agencies about digital marketing best practices
Canada’s Premier Inbound Marketing Conference with actionable talks from outstanding speakers in the digital marketing world.
Oct. 16-18, LA, CA.
Digital marketers, analysts and strategists all gather in LA to learn how to grow business through content.
October, Phoenix, AZ
Digital marketing conference for the thought leaders of digital marketing agencies.
Nov. 8-11, Boston, MA
INBOUND’s purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your business.