As I begin to plan for 2018, marketing conferences are one of the items that I often include but often fall off the “must do.” This year, I’m pushing myself to say “yes” to me and attend at least one of these conferences. For the networking, the sessions and the creative environment, here is my short list.
Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Marketing World | February 28 – March 2 | San Diego
With 5,000 marketers in attendance to network, Social Media Marketing World tracks and workshops cover social media tactics for every major platform, plus video, live video, blogging, podcasting, visuals, analytics, influencer marketing, social care, social strategy and more. Cost: $1,037
emma’s Marketing United | April 9-11 | Nashville
Marketing United brings together some of the world’s top marketers to share their tips, tricks and stories to inspire the attendees. Each session promises to be informative and exciting. Cost: $595 (Early Bird)(Non-profit & Group Discounts Available)
2018 Social Shake-Up Show | May 7-9 | Atlanta
Presented By PR News & Social Media Today, the Social Media Shake-Up does just that shakes things up and you’ll hear from C-suite execs who understand the place of social in business and you’ll participate in provocative discussions about what’s next and how you need to prepare. Cost: $1,190
MarketingProfs’ B2B Marketing Forum | October | TBD
B2B Marketing Forum is the premier conference for B2B marketers. There are a lot of marketing conferences out there, but at most you will find that retail brands dominate the conversation. Meet, network, and get advice from hundreds of B2B marketers, from companies like Adobe, Deloitte, Duke Energy, Google, IBM, SAP, Vanguard, and more.
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