7 marketing conferences you don’t want to miss this year


7 marketing conferences you don’t want to miss this year

top marketing conferences for 2018

08 Jan 7 marketing conferences you don’t want to miss this year

Story ByCarine A.
Illustration ByAries W.

As a marketer, it’s important to stay connected to changes in the industry. Attending marketing conferences can teach you a lot about where the industry is headed, and how you can keep up with it. Whether you’re looking to expand your skills through workshops, or learn from industry leaders, here’s a list of some of the best marketing conferences that will both inform and inspire; and ultimately, help you stay ahead of the latest trends.


Content Marketing Conference C2 Montreal

C2 is a three-day immersive event that brings creative minds and business professionals together to explore upcoming trends and opportunities. This conference hosts live performances, entrepreneur programs, and brainstorming sessions in atypical environments.

Where: Montréal

When: May 23-25


Sales Content Marketing Conference Inbound Hubspot

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Every year, Hubspot hosts an industry event with educational breakout sessions relating to content, sales, marketing, and more. Attendees can listen to speeches by keynote speakers and network during happy hour events.

Some former INBOUND speakers were Seth Godin, Michelle Obama, Arianna Huffington, and Jonah Peretti.
Where: Boston

When: September 4-7


Content Marketing Conference MozCon

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Exceptional speakers, actionable tactics, and lots of snacks. MozCon’s daytime agenda includes specialized sessions in SEO, social media, content marketing, and brand development. The conference’s ticket price also covers additional networking events including office tours and a pub crawl.

Where: Seattle

When: July 9-11

An Event Apart

Content Marketing Conference_EventApart

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This conference is brought to you by the minds behind the publication, A List Apart, and hosts talks and workshops focused on the interplay among web design, content, and user experience.

Where and When:

Seattle: April 2-4

Boston: June 25-27

Washington DC: July 30-August 1

Chicago: August 27-29

Orlando: October 8-10

San Francisco: December 10 – 12

Content Marketing World Conference and Expo

This event features over 150 sessions to help create and implement content marketing plans. This year’s conference includes speakers from leading brands like Lego, Microsoft, and Visa; and has tracks that cover topics from demand generation to the right content to accelerate sales.

Where: Cleveland, Ohio

When: September 4-7

These Marketing conferences are dynamic and inspirational, and also give you the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the insights of other professionals. As Marketing continues to evolve, conferences prove to be ideal opportunities to prepare yourself, as well as your team for new challenges.


Incite Summit East

Content Marketing Conference_Incite Marketing Summit

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Incite Summit consists of three different conferences, each focusing on one of the most critical marketing issues for the upcoming year: one-to-one marketing, enhancing content and storytelling, and marketing attribution. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with senior marketing executives from leading brands like Mastercard, Samsung, Chobani, and more.

Where: New York City
When: October 24-25


Transition is Percolate’s annual conference that brings together marketing leaders from around the world to unpack what up and coming marketing trends mean for brands. With featured presentations and live discussions, this conference is the perfect place to find perspective, get inspired, and connect with other marketers

Where and When:

San Francisco: April 19

London: June 14

New York City: September 20

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