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. 



Retail's Big Show 2016

Retail’s Big Show 2016

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

Speakers: Kristy Sammis, Clever Girls Collective, Inc.; Kris Mulkey, Pottery Barn; Jaclyn Ruelle, Mullen Lowe; Kelly Donlin, Sparkles and Shoes.


Brands-Only Summit

Brands-Only Summit

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.




Social Media Strategies Summit

Social Media Strategies Summit

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



SMX West

SMX West

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”.

Speakers: Representatives from Funny or Die, Tumblr, Got Your 6, Everytown, Dream Hampton.


ConversionXL Live 2016

ConversionXL Live 2016

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


Social Media Marketing World

Social Media Marketing World

April 17-19, San Diego

The world’s largest social media marketing conference.

Talk you shouldn’t miss: Influencer Marketing Playbook: How to Identify, Qualify and Recruit Effective Influencers. Speaker: Lee Odden




The Social Shake-Up

The Social Shake-Up

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.



Academy of Marketing Conference

Academy of Marketing

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.




Content Marketing World

Content Marketing World

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, October

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.


BOLO event Be On the Look Out

BOLO (Be On the Look Out)

October, Phoenix, AZ

Digital marketing conference for the thought leaders of digital marketing agencies.




Inbound 2016

Inbound 2016

Nov. 8-11, Boston, MA

INBOUND’s purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your business.


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