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2016 Social Media And Marketing Conference Guide

Jan 26, 2016 5:38:19 PM

Social Media Marketing
There are a plethora of social media marketing events and conferences happening around the world in 2016. And they’re most definitely important places to understand the industry’s current and future social media and marketing trends, interact with industry professionals, and watch out for the newest technology tools that will transform your marketing and social media strategy.
To make it easier for you, we’ve scoured the globe for some of the best social media and marketing conferences taking place in 2016. Here’s our pick…


Social Media Strategies Summit
Date: February 9 to 11, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, US
Cost: From $1,185 to $3,184
Topic: Social Media Strategy
The Social Media Strategies Summit has a number of workshops and speaker sessions to attend where you will get a chance to interact with the likes of Time Inc, Pinterest, Swarm Agency among others. SMSS will teach you all you need to know about using social data as well as executing brand storytelling.
See more details here.
Social Media Week
Date: February 22 to 26, 2016
Location: Hamburg, Jakarta, Lagos, New York
Cost: Dependent on event and location
Topic: The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology
The global topic for this year’s Social Media Week is “The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces of Technology”. will see how mobile tech, data and other technologies are changing the way we connect, consume and communicate.
See more here.


SMX Munich
Date: March 17 to 18, 2016
Location: Munich, Germany
Cost: €2,345 to €2,445
Topic: Search Marketing
This search marketing conference includes speeches from Google, Adidas and plenty others. The sessions are presented in a mix of English and German, and will cover topics such as designing your site for search engines, mobile optimization, and taking advantage of real time opportunities.
See more information here.


Marketing Week Live
Date: April 27 to 28, 2016
Location:Olympia, London
Cost: See various options in link below
Topic: All things marketing
Marketing Week Live is the UK's leading marketing exhibition. It's the perfect environment to build contacts, and client relationships, increase brand awareness, and position yourself as an industry leader.
See more here.


Content Marketing Conference
Date: May 17 to 19, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, USA
Cost: $1,197
Topic: Content Marketing
One of the newest conferences in the block, this is the second year Content Marketing Conference will running their event. A smaller option to Content Marketing World, this will be run in an intimate setting where you can hear plenty of actionable steps to take back to your company.
Read more about it here.


Social Media Marketing Forum
Date: June 20 to 21, 2016
Location: Vinopolis, London
Cost: On request
Topic: Social media, content marketing, digital marketing
Social Media Marketing Forum, now called Digital Marketing World Forum will explore all the hot topics surrounding influencer marketing, social media storytelling, social branding among others.
See details here.


Content Marketing World
Date: September 06 to 09, 2016
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Cost: $1,295 to $2235
Topic: Content Marketing
The biggest content marketing event in the world, they expect more than 4,500 attendees, 225 speakers and more than 550 companies to attend over the three days. If your remit is marketing, and especially content marketing, this is the place to be.
View more information here.
Technology For Marketing
Date: September 28-29, 2016
Location: Olympia National, London
Cost: Free
Topic: Marketing and Technology
Technology for Marketing has undergone a slight change this year. They’ve changed their name to Technology For Marketing and are also going to focus more on connecting marketers to the right technology in 2016. This year, they have also collaborated with two other market leading events, eCommerce Expo and Customer Contact Expo to create the UK’s largest event covering all aspects of the customer journey.
Find more information here.


Festival of Marketing
Date: October 5 to 6, 2016
Location: London
Cost: On request
Topic: Marketing
The Festival of Marketing will provide you with all that you need to know about marketing. You'll hear from senior marketers and marketing experts about their success stories, and the failures that got them there! Plus you'll get a chance to witness the The Masters of Marketing Awards.
Read more about the event here.


Date: November 08 to 11, 2016
Location: Boston, USA
Cost: From $299 to $1,599
Topic: Inbound sales and marketing
Hubspot’s annual inbound sales and marketing conference returns in 2016, and we’re sure that this year will be just as good as the last. 2015 saw a huge range of speakers from Seth Godin to Aziz Ansari, and we’re sure this year will be bigger and better.
Register here.
What are the events you’re looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.

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