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The Best Digital Marketing Conferences & Events

I’m sure you all know how much I love digital marketing and attending the plethora of events around the world each year. It’s important to meet with other professionals in the industry to share your ideas, and maybe even end up with a few new connections. There are plenty of opportunities to be found, and if you haven’t been to one of these events yet, you need to change that.

Whether you want to travel across the world, or you just fancy an event in your area, each of the upcoming UK and international digital marketing events have been carefully listed here for you. It’s a pretty comprehensive guide, so I hope you enjoy it.

 

Digital Marketing Conferences for 2020

 

Digital Marketing Conferences & Events in January 2020

 

CES

https://www.ces.tech/

7-10 January 2020 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

The global stage for innovation is here, and what a way to start the new year. It’s the perfect place for business owners who rely on consumer technology. Over the course of the event, you can expect over 1000 speakers from top companies, as well as nearly 5000 exhibitors that you can check out. Learning about marketing has rarely been more exciting than it is here.

 

National Retail Federation

https://nrfbigshow.nrf.com/

12-14 January 2020 – New York City, NY, USA

The biggest retail expo in the world, it’s not something you want to miss. Taking place right after the festive season, it’s the ideal time to get some fresh ideas that you can implement in the new year and beyond. Learn more about how to market yourself from industry experts, and visit the 800+ exhibitors that attend each year, as well as try out some futuristic tech. With visitors flying in from 100 different countries, it’s bound to be a diverse and exciting learning experience.

 

IFA Annual Convention

https://www.franchise.org/events/2020-annual-convention-registration

17 January 2020 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

Want to learn more about the future of franchising? This is the place to be. Every detail you could possibly want or need can be found here at this excellent annual convention. There are interesting exhibitors ready to introduce you to their marketplace, as well as renowned speakers that want to share the best tips and tricks for rising to the top of the industry. Perfect for digital marketers and business owners alike.

 

AM Days

https://amdays.com/

27 January 2020 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

Affiliate marketing couldn’t be easier with the introduction of this event. Everything you need to know is here, and it covers an extensive number of topics – from digital marketing and relationship management to landing page and conversion optimisation. With speakers from big names such as eBay, there is a lot to learn in a short space of time so make sure you come prepared.

 

Affiliate Summit

https://www.affiliatesummit.com/

27-29 January 2020 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

Co-located with the above affiliate event, this one lasts a lot longer and is packed with interesting information about what it means to create and run an affiliate company. It’s all about performance marketing and learning how to use this to your advantage when running a business. Leaders from top companies like Buzzfeed, Uber, eBay, Disney+, and Rakuten tend to attend each year, and you don’t want to miss their talks.

 

Super Week

http://superweek.hu/

27-31 January – Grand Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

Spanning five days, this conference has been a popular one for those in digital marketing. Fantastic speakers from around the world are set to give talks on some of the hottest marketing topics, as well as provide new insights and techniques to help you thrive. A full agenda can be found detailed on the website. Included in the ticket price there is lunch, your accommodation, and the opportunity to sit by a bonfire and drink mulled wine in the evening.

 

Startup World Cup

https://www.startupworldcup.io/

28 January 2020 – Los Angeles, CA, USA

It’s the largest startup competition in the world, with a grand prize of $1million; that’s pretty incredible. In addition to the contest, there are also over 500 speakers that you can listen to and learn from, as well as over 2500 investors that might just be interested in what you have to offer them. It’s an event for everyone, and one that might just leave you walking out with some serious leads and connections.

Digital Marketing Conferences & Events February 2020

Intrigue Melbourne

https://www.salesgasm.com/intrigue2020melbourne

5 February 2020 – Jasper Hotel, Melbourne

The finest minds in marketing gather under one roof for this exciting event, and it’s the kind of place where you don’t just listen to the speakers – you get involved as well. There are loads of workshops that you can attend throughout the day, and tickets grant you access to every keynote. They usually have some renowned and well-respected speakers each year, so it’s worth checking them out to see who you can expect.

 

London Affiliate Conference

https://www.igbaffiliate.com/events/london-affiliate-conference

5-8 February 2020– ExCeL, London, UK

There are some great speakers here and a lot to learn, with tailored conference content that will work perfectly for you. With the addition of free entry to the iGB Affiliate Awards and constant networking, there’s a lot going for this event.

 

Online Marketing Conference Sydney

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/online-marketing-sydney-conference-february-2020-tickets-64148994369

10 February 2020 – Amora Hotel, Sydney

I’ll be attending this event in 2020! It’s a great conference for learning more about SEO and digital marketing at any level. Tips and tactics, engaging talks (including one from me), and limited tickets so that things don’t get too crowded. There is a lot of valuable information here just waiting for you to come get it, and you can get a full list of confirmed speakers from the link.

 

SMX West

https://marketinglandevents.com/smx/west/

19-20 February 2020 – San Jose, USA

New to the world of digital marketing events, prepare yourself for two days of performance marketing for those in the digital commerce sector. Discover tried and tested methods for increasing conversion rates and creating new leads effortlessly. The best part? You can implement these in your business immediately. It’s an intense training session, but worth every second.

 

VidCon London – For People Who Love and Make Online Video

https://www.videoconlondon.com

20-23 February 2020 – ExCeL, London, UK

This is all about the content creators, where influencers and marketers alike come together to connect. All of them share one passion: creating amazing video content for their followers.

 

eTail Connect – Where the Future of Online Retail is Defined

https://etailconnectautumn.wbresearch.com/

25-26 February 2020 – Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham

This is a fantastic meeting for senior executives from leading UK retailers to really connect with innovative online retail service providers. Through this, they can boost the growth of their bottom line, and really increase traffic. It’s an invitation-only event, and is strictly limited to 250 retailers so that they can get the most out of the experience.

Digital Marketing Events in March 2020

 

RampUp San Francisco

https://rampedup.us/rampup/

2-3 March 2020 – 950 Mason St., San Francisco, CA, USA

Held across three venues, and with two days of talks, RampUp really takes things up a notch. There are over 50 sessions that you can choose from, and thousands of people make their way each year. Get top advice from industry experts, and attend talks from some of the leading retailers both in the USA and beyond. Not to mention the great networking opportunities.

 

NO/BS Conference

https://nobs.events/

11-12 March 2020 – Melbourne, Australia

This is all about really inspiring and motivating those who attend so that they feel as though they can make positive changes to the way their business is run. Known also a Digital Reality Check, it’s a place where you can meet likeminded people who want to learn more about the marketing world, share ideas, and get to know the industry. Discover more about the people in your industry, and listen to some truly incredible success stories. Be inspired to achieve success.

 

Marketing Show North – The Biggest Marketing Expo Outside London

https://marketingshownorth.co.uk/

11-12 March 2020 – EventCity, Manchester, UK

If you’re tired of seeing so many of these events taking place in London, this should be a breath of fresh air. There are over 4,000 visitors at this marketing show, and it all takes place in Manchester; a central northern location. Who needs London, right?

 

eCommerce Show North

https://ecommerceshownorth.co.uk/

11-12 March 2020, EventCity, Manchester, UK

Manchester has the largest number of small businesses outside of London in the UK. That’s pretty impressive. It’s also why it makes the ideal location for a gathering of e-commerce vendors, companies, and suppliers so that they can share their wares and ideas. There is also the added bonus of a panel of experts, seminars, talks, and hundreds of exhibitors.

 

inOrbit

https://www.inorbit.si/

19-20 March 2020, Portorož, Slovenia

Over 50 speakers, more than 56 sessions, over eight workshops. With massive names like Google, Ikea, and Booking.com visiting each year, you’ll be spoiled for choice in this Slovenian haven. The top gathering for digital marketing experts in Europe, there are plenty of opportunities to use new and helpful facts to further yourself in the industry. Booking early is highly recommended.

 

Digital Summit Phoenix

https://phoenix.digitalsummit.com/

23-25 March 2020, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Over the course of two days, you will have the opportunity to choose from over 65 digital marketing sessions across a number of different areas. Both B2B and B2C marketing are covered, with everything from social media to data and analytics being talked about in detail. It’s the perfect place to network and learn. A detailed agenda can be found on their website.

 

B2B Marketing Expo – Europe’s Biggest Marketing Event of Its Kind

https://www.b2bmarketingexpo.co.uk/speakers/

25-26 March 2020 – ExCeL, London, UK

Some of the most impressive business to business marketing leaders can be expected at this event. Names like Google, LinkedIn, and ITV are just some of those standing alongside an impressive selection of 700 exhibitors. You will have the opportunity to meet and connect with some of the most influential marketing figures in the world; it’s an unmissable experience.

 

B2C Marketing Expo

https://www.b2cmarketingexpo.co.uk/

25-26 March 2020 – ExCeL, London, UK

This conference takes places alongside the B2B Marketing Expos. It is aimed at those who have brands that want and need to focus on consumers.

 

Marketing Technology Expo

https://www.marketingtechexpo.co.uk/

25-26 March 2020 – ExCel, London, UK

Centred around the latest technology and services that are impacting modern marketing practices, it’s an exceptionally useful expo to visit. Keynote speakers include revolutionaries like Mindy Loverin from Shutterstock, and Preethi Sundaram from LinkedIn, as well as a multitude of others. Each of those speaking and influential figures from a wide range of industries.

 

Online Marketing Conference Bielefeld

https://www.omkb.de/

27 March 2020 – Stadthalle, Bielefeld

Coming in for its fifth year, the Online Marketing Conference has prepared an impressive guest list and interesting topics that are sure to pique the interest of digital marketers everywhere. The presentations tend to be both exciting and engaging, with plenty of opportunity for networking over the course of the day. Ticket sales tend to be limited, and so booking early is always highly recommended. Every year, this event just keeps growing.

 

The Marketing Nation Summit

https://summit.adobe.com/na/

29 March – 2 April 2020 – Las Vegas, NV, USA

This is all about developing your skills and becoming the master of your craft. This summit helps you to reimagine the customer experience, creating something entirely new that will knock the competition off their feet. The speakers are fantastic, coming from leading names to help you reach the top. Plus, the earlier you book your tickets the more money you’ll save; it’s a winning situation no matter how you look at it.

Digital Marketing Events in April 2020

Internet Retailing Expo

https://internetretailingexpo.com/

1-2 April 2020 – NEC, Birmingham, UK

All of the new and exciting e-commerce innovations are brought here, showing you how they can be implemented into your online stores. For those who are driven to evolve, this is the place to be.

 

App Promotion Summit London – Discover the Future of Mobile Growth

https://apppromotionsummit.com/LONDON/

2 April 2020 – Jumeirah Carlton Tower, Knightsbridge, London, UK

Deep topics are explored here, including things like app store optimisation, app analytics, mobile marketing, and app advertising. For those who are in the app marketing industry, it will be a lifechanging event that you won’t want to miss. Speakers from Deliveroo, Adidas, and Money Supermarket are just some of those you can expect to see.

 

DAM New York

https://www.henrystewartconferences.com/events/events-dam-new-york-2020

14-15 April 2020 – New York City, NY, USA

The largest conference in the world dedicated to digital asset management, it’s not something you will want to miss. There are over 100 speakers attending, and more than 70 sessions, which means you are sure to learn a lot over the two days. A massive range of topics is covered, including things like integration, AI, automation, creative operations, and semantics. No matter what you want to learn, you’re likely to find is here.

 

MarTech Conference West

https://martechconf.com/west/

15-17 April 2020 – San Jose Convention Centre, San Jose, CA, USA

With this conference, you get a no-nonsense program over the course of two intense days (plus a half-day of workshopping). It’s all about the universal market, with global speakers that come to address these pains and help you find ways to resolve them. Despite the packed nature of the event, there is still time to mingle and network with your peers; allowing you to form stronger business bonds.

 

Customer Experience Strategies Summit

https://www.customerexperiencecanada.com/

16-17 April 2020 – Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, ON, Canada

CX, UX, and a fresh perspective on ROI; these are just some of the things that the CES summit can offer you. Leaders in the customer experience industry gather here to offer exciting new ideas on how to improve the way your business operates so that you can reach additional branches of your target market. Each day is full of interesting events and motivating speakers, so don’t miss out on this opportunity.

 

BrightonSEO – A Huge, Twice-Yearly Search Marketing Conference and Training Event

https://www.brightonseo.com/

16-17 April 2020 – Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

Over 4,000 digital marketing professionals will be making their way down to the sea so that they can attend some of the best talks of the year. Complete with group training sessions that are led by some of the best minds in the industry, you are sure to come away with buckets of knowledge. It’s also pretty popular for both its pre and after parties, so it might be worth sticking around for them.

 

B2B Online

https://b2bmarketing.wbresearch.com/

20-22 April 2020 – Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL, USA

For those in eCommerce, this is exactly what you need. Targeted at manufacturers and distributors, it is centred around the important bond between businesses – something that is often neglected and overlooked when compared to customer relations. The speakers each year are from excellent companies, including Adobe and Google, so you’re in good hands.

 

Savage Marketing

https://savagemarketing.io/

21-22 April 2020 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Connecting hundreds of B2C brands over the course of two days, this is one of the most successful marketing events in Europe. Over 500 marketers from leading brands will attend, including those from names such as Philips, Adidas, ING, L’Oreal, BBC, Business Insider, and BMW. Everything from social media marketing to data-driven strategies is covered for you, giving you the knowledge you need to conquer the digital marketing field.

 

Nordic eCommerce Summit

https://nordicecommercesummit.se/

23 April 2020 – Stockholm, Sweden

Here, the greatest and most innovative minds in Nordic retail (and beyond) get together to hear groundbreaking stories from leading experts. It’s there to teach you more about growing your business and achieving success, as well as expanding your professional network. Running through the day and night; it’s the business party we are all invited to.

 

Marketing Festival Prague

https://www.marketingfestival.cz/

23-24 April 2020 – Congress Centre, Prague

A masterclass in modern marketing, it’s all about helping digital marketers stay ahead of the curve and keep on top of the game. This particular festival brings a fantastic lineup of leading market professionals together, as well as data experts, and CEOs. They come from all around the world to help you understand the next steps you need to take in order to make your digital marketing truly stand out.

 

Atomicon: The UK’s Best (and Most Fun) Digital Marketing Conference

https://www.atomicon.co.uk/

28 April 2020 – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Their claims to being one of the most fun digital marketing conferences isn’t a lie, and just looking at their website confirms that. There are usually great speakers, exciting events, and plenty of opportunities to network and mingle. As a note, it is targeted towards small business owners, solopreneurs, start-ups, and social media influencers.

 

Digital Marketing Events in May 2020

Voice Search London

https://webcertain.com/international-search-summit/voicesearch/

May 2020 (Date TBC) etc.venues (Liverpool St – Norton Folgate)

Something new, and that we haven’t really thought about, it is the rise of voice search. Google Voice, Siri, Alexa, Cortana, these are all examples of popular voice search software. Learn how to integrate it into your business strategy and how it can help you grow.

 

TECHSPO

https://techsponyc.com/register/

7-8 May 2020 – 1535 Broadway, New York City, NY, USA

This event is all about bringing tech and innovation together in the world of business. Spanning over two days, this expo packs a lot in so that you can make the most of your time there. There are loads of great speakers and exhibitors that are sure to expand your knowledge and provide you with some great opportunities to connect. For 2020, this event is also co-located with DigiMarCon East, so you might want to check it out for a little more marketing know-how.

 

DigiMarCon East

https://digimarconeast.com/

7-8 May 2020 – Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, USA

In the heart of Times Square, you will find this fantastic event. It’s all about helping digital marketers to enhance their campaigns and efforts in order to attract more customers and increase traffic. Every key topic is covered, things like customer engagement and user acquisition, as well as video and email marketing. Make sure to bring a fresh notebook and plenty of pens to this convention.

 

OMR

https://omr.com/festival2019/en/

12-13 May 2020 – Hamburg, Germany

Filled to the brim with influential speakers, OMR offers a diverse digital marketing experience. Over the course of two days, you can take part in epic masterclasses that are completely unrivalled, as well as learn new ways to make your business thrive. Every presentation is engaging and packed with personality; a little different from your run of the mill snoozefest. All of this situated in Historic Hamburg for more than just a work trip.

 

Net10x

https://next10x.perficientdigital.com/

13 May 2020 – The Colonnade Hotel, Boston, MA, USA

The future of digital marketing is here, and this conference will ensure that you are up to date with the latest trends and changes in the advertising world. In addition to your new insights, speakers will provide you with innovative solutions that can be implemented into your business quickly and easily. Market leaders from top companies like Google can be found giving talks here each year.

 

Social Day – A Social Media Marketing Festival

https://www.socialday.co.uk/

12-14 May 2020 – Congress Centre, London, UK

There is always something to do here, and every day is packed with activities. There are workshops and case studies, as well as networking opportunities for agencies and brands alike. For those who are in social media marketing and looking for new ideas to get one up on their competition, there is no better place to be than here.

 

Brand Marketing Summit and Social Media Marketing

https://events.incite-group.com/west/

14-15 May 2020 – San Diego, CA, USA

Become inspired and empowered as you sith through talks provided by world-renowned CEOs and market leaders. If you’re feeling a little stuck and lacking motivation, this is the perfect way to really boost that productivity and become more driven. Every aspect of marketing is covered, and while each day is quite intense, it’s worth it to better your business and increase traffic. Walk away with the change you need for the new decade.

 

International Search Summit

https://webcertain.com/international-search-summit/london/

May 2020 (date TBC) – etc. venues 4–12 Norton Folgate, London, UK

There are going to be some great speakers here, and international marketers are not going to want to miss out. Names include Andy Atkins-Kruger, of the Webcertain Group, as well as Helen Pollitt of Avenue Digital, and Alina Ghost of SEO with Mrs Ghost. It’s going to be quite a summit.

 

SMX London – Obsessed with SEO + SEM

https://marketinglandevents.com/smx/london/

19-20 May 2020 – etc. venues Bishopsgate, London, UK

Curated by Search Engine Land for your benefit, there are some great tips and techniques that will help you to improve your search marketing efforts. Whether a beginner or a pro, there are sessions here that have been designed to help you.

 

Intrigue Summit London

https://www.salesgasm.com/intrigue2019london

27 May 2020 – One Moorgate Place, London, UK

The fact that it takes place in such an iconic space is enough to intrigue many and for good reason. This summit is home to some of the best techniques and advice for digital marketing, and the list of speakers is always impressive. Past speakers from around the globe have included Mitchell Mackey from Ansell Healthcare, Rodnei Connolly from IBM, and Lynn Huang from Honeywell.

 

Digital Marketing World Forum

https://www.digitalmarketing-conference.com/global/

28-29 May 2020 – Business Design Centre, London, UK

Here, the digital marketing community come together to share ideas and look at the future of the industry. Global experts can be found giving detailed talks on the best practices to enhance your abilities and look at the future of the industry. Learn how to tackle some of the toughest issues facing digital marketers today, as well as new and innovative insights into the process.

 

Digital Marketing Events in June 2020

Brand Marketing Summit Europe

https://digitalagencynetwork.com/brand-marketing-summit-europe-2020/

1-2 June 2020 – London UK

Reinvent your image, create new marketing techniques, and blow your audience out of the water with everything you learn from this summit. It is the only brand-focused marketing conference in Europe, so taking the opportunity to check things out is highly recommended. Take your marketing efforts up a notch and learn how to compete with the best in the business.

 

Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo

https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/marketing-symposium-us

1-3 June 2020 – San Diego, CA, USA

For marketing executives, this is the place to be. It’s where you can discover all of the essential data that you need in order to really improve your customer experience. Learn how to place it at the forefront of your campaign from some of the top minds in the industry. They are there to help you navigate change with fascinating talks and workshops that are sure to get your creative juices flowing.

 

Digital Elite Camp

https://digitalelitecamp.com/

11-13 June 2020 – Laulassma, Estonia

The tickets for this are exceptionally limited, so making sure you book in advance is strongly recommended if you want to guarantee a spot. Located at a beach resort, this convention has been going on for over a decade, and there’s a good reason why. Skilled speakers and experts from around the world come here to give detailed talks on digital marketing to expand your knowledge. After a long day of workshops and presentations, you’ll get the chance to attend the fantastic parties that the camp holds.

 

Digital Travel Summit – Europe’s Annual Gathering for eCommerce and Digital Leaders in Travel

https://digitaltraveleu.wbresearch.com/

18-19 June 2020 – Twickenham Stadium, London, UK

Focused on the leisure, hospitality, and travel industry, it can be helpful to have events that focus on a specific market. This is the place that travel innovators visit so that they can learn to win bookings and reach the top before their competition has the chance.

 

eTail Europe – Europe’s Omnichannel & Retail eCommerce Conference

https://etaileurope.wbresearch.com/

23-24 June 2020 – Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK

It’s the place where industry masterminds gather together to discuss all of the latest trends and changes. What’s disrupting retail? What’s making it better? What’s going to change tomorrow? It’s a place for questions, answers, and everything in the middle.

 

Nottingham Digital Summit

https://www.nottinghamdigitalsummit.co.uk/

23 June 2020 – Nottingham, UK

One of the great things about this event is that it is free to attend, and the northern location is perfect for those who are tired of having to travel down to London. Professionals from creative communities gather here to listen to speakers from bog digital brands and learn more about what they can do in order to grow. The event also collects money for charity, which is a fantastic thing to see.

 

Digital Marketing Events in July 2020

IoT Tech Expo Europe

https://gateway.iottechexpo.com/europe/central-grid/register/

1-2 July 2020 – RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam

The world’s leading event for everything to do with the Internet of Things, this is an absolute must for marketers everywhere. Covering the entire ecosystem and the various changes that have impacted it, you will learn more about how to utilise it as well as understand the complexities behind how it works. Excitingly, it is co-located with several events this year (not all of which involve marketing), meaning you can expect over 500 speakers and more than 300 exhibitors. There will definitely be plenty to do.

 

Blockchain Expo Europe

https://www.blockchain-expo.com/europe/

1-2 July 2020 – RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Co-located with the IoT event found above, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge beyond marketing in order to widen your area of expertise. This particular event certainly contains many marketing elements within its focus on the future of enterprise technology and the constant development of blockchain techs. Interactive panels allow for further learning, and the experienced keynotes will ensure that you leave will more information than you came in with. It’s definitely recommended that you jump between all of the events over the two days.

 

Digital Marketing Events in August 2020

Turing Fest – The Gathering for Tech Tribes

https://www.turingfest.com/

4-5 August 2020 – Edinburgh, UK

As the Edinburgh Fringe Festival ends, Turing Fest begins. Every year like clockwork, there are six mini-conferences being held to help digital tech people everywhere. These conferences comprise of product, engineering, strategy, growth, marketing, and culture. It is able to attract people from all levels in the industry, as well as giving you the chance to learn from tech leaders before you implement it yourself. You may even be able to catch the end of the Fringe Festival.

 

Inbound

https://www.inbound.com/

18-21 August 2020 – Boston, MA, USA

This marketing event is incredible for several reasons, one of which is the aesthetic and the parties that take place every night. What better than a few drinks and a light mood for networking? On top of that, they have some of the most prolific names attend each year. There to give you advice on the latest trends, what to look out for, and how to build your business, they manage to cover every base and niche with ease.

 

Digital Marketing Events in September 2020

NEXT Conference

https://nextconf.eu/

17-18 September 2020 – Hamburg, Germany

Over 1500 people make their way through the doors of NEXT each year, there to learn more about the way the world of marketing works. There are some excellent speakers lined up each year, each of which gives fantastic advice about how to utilise digital marketing in such a way that your business can really benefit. With big names like Samsung and Adobe as usual members of the guest list, there is no room for disappointment.

 

MarketEd.Live 2019: The Annual Marketers Conference

https://marketed.live/

21 September 2019 – Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

It’s all about stepping out of your comfort zone, and that’s what this conference challenges you to do. Both professionals and business owners alike will be shown how to step up their game using all of the latest advice, strategies, and information available to the marketing world. There are some brilliant speakers this year, including the founders of ResponseSuite, as well as renowned technical SEO expert and former Google engineer, Fili Wiese.

 

eCommerce Expo

https://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk/

30 September – 1 October 2020, ExCel, London, UK

This particular expo has been the recipient of a little makeover this year, and it’s bigger than ever. You get the benefit of more exhibitors than ever before, as well as the UX&CRO Theatre. Even more exciting is the fact that it has the Technology for Marketing and Ad:tech within it, which essentially provides you with three shows for the price of one.

It’s perfect for maximising website engagement and conversions. Other than that, you have casual one on one meetings, multi-track conferences, and some fantastic social activities that will liven up your week. There are some impressive speakers as well, with names like Anders Lange (Head of Strategic Gamification at GUCCI), and the CEO of HelloFresh, Laurent Guillemain.

 

Technology for Marketing

https://www.technologyformarketing.co.uk/

30 September – 1 October 2020, ExCel, London, UK

This is, without a doubt, the largest marketing tech event in the calendar. Don’t believe me? There are over 100 marketing specialists, more than 250 expert speakers, and well over 12,000 peers. It’s incredible, and sure to be the perfect place for you to meet likeminded individuals to share ideas with. It’s co-located with ad:tech and the eCommerce Expo.

Technology for Marketing is now co-located with ad:tech and eCommerce Expo in Olympia, London.

 

Ad:tech – The UK’s Global Gathering of Marketing and Advertising Technology Players

https://london.ad-tech.com/

30 September – 1 October 2020, ExCel, London, UK

It’s exciting to see that Ad:tech has joined forces with Technology for Marketing and the eCommerce Expo. Put together; they have created one of the largest and most interesting events in the UK. The event leads with an exceptional content programme, as well as a range of speakers that reach every corner of the industry; leaving something for everyone. It’s the perfect time to get down there and truly experience a digital technology event.

 

Benchmark Search Conference

https://benchmarkconference.click.co.uk/

September 2020, TBC – Manchester, UK

This is the leading search marketing event in the north, and it is loaded with success. The attending innovators have fantastic stories to tell, advice to give, and profitable ideas that are just springing between the walls. There are even some pretty big speakers that usually attend, with past guests including SEMrush, Bing, Barclays, and Google.

Digital Marketing Events in October 2020

Digital Travel Marketing

https://www.travelmarketingconference.com/

October 2020 – One America Square, 17 Crosswall London

This is the perfect event for those who are marketers in the travel industry. The travel giants will be attending this event to speak, so expect representatives from TripAdvisor, Kuoni, Skyscanner, and more. They will be sharing insights with you that focus on the future, covering topics like how impactful social media can be, how to drive traffic effectively, and changing consumer trends. In addition to the talks, there is also plenty of time to speak with fellow peers and potentially benefit from discussions with them.

 

Festival of Marketing

https://www.festivalofmarketing.com/

7-8 October 2020 – Tobacco Dock, London, UK

First, the big news. The Festival of Marketing is going to expand this year. For 2019, it will be incorporating Marketing Week Live, and the latter of these events will no longer be running as a standalone. So, the festival itself is a great way to bring together the two core ingredients of successful marketing. These are inspiration and implementation. By the end of it, you’ll be full of new ideas and genius solutions that have come from a cornucopia of speakers.

 

Content Marketing World

https://www.contentmarketingworld.com/

13-16 October 2020 – Huntington Convention Centre, Cleaveland, OH, USA

Looking to network with the best and brightest in the content marketing industry? Look no further. After this event, you will leave with all the materials needed to boost your efforts, create engaging content, and actually make a noticeable difference to your traffic. There are over 200 sessions you can attend and more than 200 speakers; all from leading brands like LEGO, Google and Dell.

 

Unboxed – Oxford’s Digital Marketing Conference

https://unboxed.events

October 2020 – Curzon cinema, Oxford

This is a completely new conference, and its maiden voyage is October 2019. With great care, they have handpicked some of the top speakers in the industry: including names like Sam Marsden and Gisele Navarro. All of this is to provide you with an afternoon of expert talks that are aimed to take you far beyond the basics of digital marketing. With them, you’ll be soaring to new heights.

 

Hero Conf – The Event for Quality, All-Inclusive PPC Education

https://www.ppchero.com/hero-conf-london/

19-20 October 2019 – London, UK

It’s all about networking and education amongst PPC professionals here. You can learn more about the industry, come up with new tricks and techniques to make your campaigns more effective. Plus, the food is incredible and worth it just for that if nothing else. The conference is famous for its food, which should tell you all you need to know.

 

MarTech Alliance – The Anti-Conference

https://www.martechalliance.com/festival

19-23 October 2020 – London, UK

The location itself is stunning, within the food halls of Canada Water. However, there is a lot more to it than that. Martech Alliance wants its visitors to experience something more exciting than uninspired conference halls, and the setting is pretty inspirational. It may only last a day, but it also gives you plenty of opportunities to pick some brains and get some great new ideas.

 

Influencer Marketing Show

https://performancein.live/influencer-marketing-show/

October 2020 – (Location TBA) UK

So many claims to be doing it, but so few of them actually get it right. This is all about teaching you how to go about it the right way; bringing the business aspect back into the process. By the end of this you will have plenty of ideas to take back to the office and start implementing. It is also located alongside PI Live.

 

PI LIVE – The Global Event for Affiliate and Performance Marketing

https://performancein.live/

October 2020 – (Location TBA) UK

Carried out alongside the Influencer Marketing Show, what better combination than influencers and affiliate and performance marketing? This event will allow you to mingle and network with an excess of 3,000 professionals in the field, as well as learn from more than 50 speakers that are there to optimise your ROI. It doesn’t get much better than this.

 

SearchLove Conference

https://www.distilled.net/events/searchlove-london/

October 2020 – London, UK

This particular conference has a lot of variety, both in terms of the content and the speakers themselves. Industry leaders will take you through important aspects of digital marketing, but also ways you can prevent yourself from stopping your own success. There’s even an afterparty where you can network with fellow marketers. One of the highlight talks this year is Eliminating Imposter Syndrome with Tiffany DaSilva, and it will be well worth listening to.

 

Digital Growth Unleashed – Optimising the Complete Customer Journey

https://digitalgrowthunleashed.co.uk/

20-21 October 2020 – London, UK

This event reminds you of that key piece of information; it’s all about the user. The talks here are focused on learning how to attract the right audience, as well as aligning your business model with the user experience. Through that, you will learn how to increase the value of your customer’s lifetime by using the right technology for the job.

 

Marketing Evolution Experience

https://marketingevolutionexperience.co.uk/

20-21 October 2020 – London, UK

Perfect your marketing practices by absorbing all of the essential knowledge to really give you that boost. You’ll meet everyone you need to at this event, from marketing technologists and digital analysts, to the top growth hackers. With them, your marketing can truly evolve.

 

Mobile Marketing – London Summit

https://www.mobilemarketingsummits.com/events/mobile-marketing-london/

21 October 2020 – Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Mobile marketing is forgotten too often, and this summit reminds you not to let it slip. It explores how you can get the most out of your mobile marketing strategy and where you might be going wrong. It takes real-world examples from things like virtual reality and app store optimisation so that no question goes unanswered. All of this takes place during an interactive roundtable session.

 

Social Media Week – Where Technology Meets Humanity

https://socialmediaweek.org/london/

21-22 October 2020 – Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK

Every year has a different theme, and this year they are going with Stories. What this entails is looking at social media as a medium for storytelling across the globe. One brand story can reach millions of people effortlessly, but there is more to it than that. It will also be looking at the ability social media has to educate and influence, as well as elevate, but also its power to divide.

Digital Marketing Events in November 2020

 

Web Summit

https://websummit.com/

2-5 November 2020 – Altice Arena & Fil, Lisbon, Portugal

Hosted in countries across Europe and the rest of the world, this particular summit is known as one of the best; with strong endorsement from Forbes. Prestigious speakers from companies such as Google, Wikipedia, Microsoft, and Amazon, all gather here to show you the techniques that work. You can learn from them and use their methods to better your business and help it grow.

 

Cyber Security and Cloud Expo North America

https://www.cybersecuritycloudexpo.com/northamerica/

4-5 November 2020 – Santa Clara Convention Centre, Santa Clara, USA

This is an important event for anyone working with online businesses. Cyber security is something that needs to be constantly watched and improved. Enjoy a series of high-quality keynotes, skilled speakers, and interactive presentations that are sure to open your mind to a whole new level of cyber safety. After all, it is important to keep you, your clients, and your work fully protected.

Advanced Email Conference

https://www.theemailconference.com/

November 2020 – London, UK

Transport is king here, and you can expect some exceptionally high-profile brands to be attending. Names like Transport for London, Uber, and Virgin are all included on the list. They will be sharing their best email marketing techniques, as well as content campaigns and case studies.

 

Dates TBA, 2020

 

The Internal Communications Conference

https://www.commsconference.com/

2020 date TBC – Manchester, UK

This conference allows you to achieve change within your business, and for the better. It helps you to find clearer ways to communicate within your business, but also boost internal buy-in and engagement. After all, success comes from understanding each other.

 

Brand Marketing Summit Europe

https://events.incite-group.com/europe/

2020 date TBC – London, UK

This summit is all for taking the next step in your marketing strategy, and it works wonders every year. They promise a curated ad high-level conversation for marketing teams to really strategize and improve their current methods. Boosting customer engagement is often a key focal point, and it will be interesting to see what they centre on next year.

 

SearchLeeds – The Biggest Search Marketing Event in the North of England

https://edit.co.uk/searchleeds/

2020 date TBC – Leeds, UK

This event prides itself on ensuring that actional advice within every marketing field is provided to their visitors. Everything from technical SEO and digital PR, to content marketing and paid media, are included. There have been some pretty well-known names in the past, and the same can be expected for the future.

 

Deliver Conference

https://deliverconf.co.uk/

2020 date TBC – Manchester, UK

This particular conference is for those who want to lead, inspire, and deliver exceptional projects. It will help you discover the skills and techniques needed to successfully manage products, people, and relationships, as well as budgets (perhaps the most important part). It’s perfectly suited to project managers, as well as those who want to become one.

 

DigiMarCon – The Premier Digital Marketing Conference in the United Kingdom

https://digimarconuk.co.uk/

2020 date TBC – London, UK

The talks are only 20 minutes long, but they stick with you. Passionate and engaging, industry speakers will take you through all of the new and innovative ways you can build traffic, expand brand awareness, and improve customer service. All while using the best digital tools on the market.

 

MeasureFest – Dedicated to Web Analytics, Conversion Rate Optimisation and Business Intelligence

https://www.measurefest.com/

2020 date TBC – Brighton, UK

This particular festival is completely focused on analytics, big data, business intelligence, and conversion rate optimisation. It’s quite impressive, and there is no event like it for those who want to improve their campaign tracking abilities. It’s result-driven, which many digital marketers need.

 

Savant eCommerce London

https://www.savant-events.com/event/savant-ecommerce-london-2018/

2020 date TBC

Here, you can learn how leading retailers are able to overcome the challenges that stand before them; those that omnichannel ad pure-play retail professionals are constantly facing. It’s the kind of event that you need to visit if you want to make it big in the world of UK retail.

 

Digital Gaggle

November 2018 Conference

2020 date TBC

This event occurs biannually, and it only lasts for half a day. However, it leaves no stone unturned when looking at digital marketing. There are six talks from knowledgeable industry professionals, as well as a host of interactive sessions.

 

Mobile Marketing – Programmatic London Summit

https://www.mobilemarketingsummits.com/events/programmatic-london/

2020 date TBC

This summit explores the part that mobile plays within the world of digital advertising. It looks at the results that programmatic trading is able to deliver on these portable devices, and is perfectly suited for brands, publishers, and media agencies. It might be a niche, but it’s actually a really handy one.

 

PR & Comms Social Media Results Conference

https://www.prsocialmediaconference.com/

2020 date TBC

Leading brands will be attending to reveal to all how they are able to get ahead in a digital landscape that is constantly shifting and changing. They explain how they are able to leverage the latest social media trends and influencers, as well as AI and chatbots, advertising, and general future-oriented technology. It’s not one you want to miss.

 

Digital Strategy Innovation Summit

https://www.theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/digital-marketing-innovation-summit-new-york-2019/registration

2020 date TBC

How is the role of CFO pivotal in inspiring customer loyalty? It’s a growing role, and one that many are struggling to master. This summit has a heavy focus on the position, providing you with the tools you need to fully understand the responsibilities behind the title. It explores a range of topics, including data science innovation, insights within data, and predictive analysis.

 

SOM Expo

https://www.som-expo.ch/konferenz/

2020 date TBC – Zurich, Switzerland

Celebrating ten years in 2019, their future expos are sure to be incredible. Exciting topics and some of the brightest minds in the industry can be found gathered here ready to share their knowledge. It covers topics like mobile commerce, conversion optimisation, digital content, performance marketing, and database management. Usually spanning two days, there is a lot to pack in and it’s all worth it.

 

Marketing and Sales Leadership Summit

http://leadershipsm.com/

2020 date TBC – Barcelona, Spain

Designed to dig deeper, this marketing event will challenge everything you thought you knew about both leadership and marketing. Some of the top companies in the world attend this event, with engaging keynote speakers that will leave you wanting more. Usually set across two days, it has a full schedule that will also leave you a little time for mingling and networking. Plus, it’s set in the glorious Spanish city of Barcelona which may nudge you to book an extended stay for leisure after work.

 

Social Media Week

https://smwbristol.co.uk/events/

2020 date TBC – Bristol, UK

Bristol is just one of the 25 cities across the world that is chosen to host Social Media Week. It’s all about learning how to improve your social media and really get to know the people you’re interacting with. Discover new ways to boost content and make it more engaging, as well as receive exceptional advice from leading experts in social media marketing. Get ready to take the world by storm.

 

DigiMarCon 2020 Dates and Locations

https://digimarcon.com/2020-marketing-summits/

DigiMarCon is a massive event that takes place across the USA and the rest of the world each year. Digital One of their most popular locations is already on the list above, but because they go to so many places each year, it’s worth having a quick list of dates and locations for you to flick through.

Just in case you skipped our little intro to DigiMarCon, here’s a quick look at what it’s all about. The core of DigiMarCon is helping digital marketers to be the best they can be. Improving their campaigns, learning how to engage with and attract customers, as well as retain them through flawless marketing. They cover a massive range of topics at each event, and the speakers that are invited to attend are absolutely incredible. If there is one event that you need to attend this year, it’s DigiMarCon.

DigiMarCon East 2020: 7-8 May 2020 – New York City, NY, USA

DigiMarCon Canada 2020: 13-14 May 2020 – Toronto, Canada

DigiMarCon South 2020: 20-21 May 2020 – Houston, TX, USA

DigiMarCon Cruise 2020: 23-28 May 2020 – Royal Carribean Grandeur of the Seas

DigiMarCon Silicon Valley 2020: 4-5 June 2020 – San Francisco, CA, USA

DigiMarCon West 2020: 10-11 June 2020 – Los Angeles, CA, USA

DigiMarCon Midwest 2020: 17-18 June 2020 – Chicago, IL, USA

DigiMarCon Australia and NZ 2020: 2-3 September 2020 – Sydney, Australia

DigiMarCon UK and Ireland 2020: 9-10 September 2020 – London, UK

DigiMarCon Europe 2020: 16-17 September 2020 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

DigiMarCon Asia Pacific 2020: 23-24 September 2020 – Singapore

DigiMarCon India 2020: 14-15 October 2020 – New Dehli, India

DigiMarCon Middle East 2020: 20-21 October 2020 – Dubai, UAE

DigiMarCon Africa 2020: 28-29 October 2020 – Johannesberg, South Africa

DigiMarCon Latin America 2020: 17-19 November 2020 – Online

DigiMarCon World 2020: 17-19 November 2020 – Online

 

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