Every year, thousands of like-minded individuals get together in different parts of the world to discuss digital marketing. Whether it is learning about what marketing holds in the future, what’s trending, or even expanding your network, attending a marketing conference can open doors to various opportunities for you.
If you are an enthusiast and planning to attend a similar event in 2020, iTMunch has got you covered. With a broad range of host cities, costs, speakers, and agendas, it is simple to find a conference that suits your requirements the best.
We have compiled a list of top digital marketing conferences focused on digital, content, and search. Keep reading to find out every little detail about the conferences, including a summary to help you decide which will provide you the most value, growth, and fun.
Our Top 10 Digital Marketing Conference Picks
Date: February 19-20, 2020
Location: San Jose, CA
Ticket Prices: Ticket standards vary in price, if purchased on-site, from $1,197 for the Bootcamp to $2,997 for an All Entree + Workshops ticket.
Early Bird, Super Early Bird, and Last Chance discounts put the Bootcamp range to $399-699 and $2,297-2,797 for the All Entree + Workshops.
Groups of three or more can avail discounts of 10% or more.
SMX West, or Search Marketing Expo West, draws marketers with innovative techniques and workshops spread across two days in San Jose, CA, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
Ensuring 100% factual content, because it is arranged by Search Engine Land, a famous industry publication, the event is not only centered on specific company’s products. Instead, it focuses on gathering the most useful insights and tools from lecturers and organizers to help you learn everything about search marketing.
Single sessions, panels, roundtables, clinics, Q&As, and more unwind in an amenity-rich environment highlighting free wifi, full breakfasts and lunches, and scheduled recesses to refuel and recharge.
In addition to SMX West, SMX hosts SMX East and SMX Advanced, along with conferences in Europe, involving SMX Munich in April and SMX London in May.
Date: March 24-25, 2020
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Ticket Prices: Ticket choices range from the $245 Conference Pass, including only the main conference, and go all the way to the $995 Platinum Pass. The latter combines workshops, lunch, Masterclasses, post-event content, VIP lounge admittance, and private opportunities to meet keynote speakers.
Group discounts are also available.
An excellent place to network with the growing digital community in the Phoenix area. Phoenix covers nearly 50 digital marketing presentations at an affordable rate.
In 2019, distinguished speakers such as Liza Dunning of Airbnb, Tim Degner of Nike, Scott Dikkers of The Onion, Noelle Lacharite of Microsoft in addition to others from businesses such as Adidas, Time, Southwest Airlines, Cisco and more were a part of this event.
Open restaurants meet and greets, giveaways, and additional exciting elements bring the fun, along with downloadable speaker performances and recordings (incorporated with your ticket), allows you to bring home the expertise to practice after the conference.
Digital Summit operates various conferences throughout the year.
If the wonderful Phoenix weather in March does not work with your calendar, check out others in larger U.S. cities.
Date: March 24-26, 2020
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Ticket Prices: Early-bird charges vary from $599 for a Masters Group Workshops ticket to $849 for a Platinum All-Access ticket.
Rates will increase till the conference date, so last-minute Platinum All-Access tickets will charge $1,299.
Taking place at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Pubcon Florida —”your marketing season break” — associates with the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association to give a complete leap in search marketing and optimization from SEO to social media.
The Masters Workshops this year is concentrating on social media campaigns, organic traffic optimization, PPC, content marketing, and social ads.
Along with proficient presentations, networking occasions, a compact exhibition hall, and nightly events, the event is planned to keep all the attendees occupied from sunrise to sunset.
Former speakers include knowledge leaders from Google, Lenovo, Wall Street Journal, Facebook, Adidas, Ford Motor Company, Amnesty International, Turner Broadcasting, Microsoft, and an assorted mix of marketing agencies; expect a similar list in 2020!
Advanced Search Summit Napa
Date: April 22-24, 2020
Location: Napa, CA
Ticket Prices: Seize a Super Early Bird VIP Pass for $1249, including admission to the event plus the Saturday Wine Experience or a Super Early Bird General Admission for $999.
The following level of early bird fares goes into effect on November 30.
If you are just attending for networking possibilities and some exceptional varietals, a Social Pass is available for $349, which covers networking at the cocktail time held at Vista Collina and later dinner at Castello Di Amorosa.
This is an ideal event for SEO professionals, digital marketers, social media gurus, managers, and large brands in the beautiful hills of Napa, CA.
Advanced Search Summit Napa examines the world of search marketing while showcasing the history of the region with an open Wine Experience. Coupled with the available Social Pass for a plus-one, and this conference will begin to feel like a vacation.
Yet, the conference brings the best talent, too, with former speakers, including people from Disney, Intellifluence, Bing, Home Depot, Google, and more. You will also appreciate the stylish hotel stay while the conference with room discounts.
Date: May 7-8, 2020
Location: New York, NY
Ticket Prices: Tickets have not yet gone on sale, but you can continue checking on the website.
The previous year, the event occurred at the Astor Ballroom in the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square, also with Welcome Reception at the B.B. King Blues Club.
DigiMarCon East provides dynamic and innovative speakers throughout the two days of digital marketing immersion.
One more conference-meets-vacation in the bustling Big Apple, this conference covers the range from digital tactics to video retailing, data science to geo-targeting, growth hacking to SEO, and much more.
Big brands such as Airbnb, Disney, eBay, Harley-Davidson, Facebook, Starbucks, Samsung, and more will be attending.
Lecturers from Outgrow, Herbalife Nutrition, Video Pop, Wyndham Worldwide/RCI and others share the newest insights and great ideas in digital marketing.
Additional iterations of the event involve DigiMarCon West, Midwest, Cruise, Canada, South, Australia, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, and World.
Date: May 17-20, 2020
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Ticket Prices: Early-bird discounts till April 24 knock up to $500 off of regular prices.
Full-price charges are $1,295 for a One-Day Ticket: An Introduction to Content Strategy (May 17) or Intense Workshops (May 18).
You can pay $1,795 for a Two-Day Ticket to the Main Conference, $2,195 for a Three-Day Ticket to the conference and Intense Workshops, and $2,695 for a Four-Day All Access Ticket.
Rooms at the Hyatt Regency are open for an exceptional block rate of $189 per night.
Directed by Brain Traffic, Confab has focuses on content strategy and marketing, welcoming guests varying from content strategists to UX designers to the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.
Some topics related involve analytics and performance, recruiting and staff management, editorial tasks, calendars; and everything you need to be a proficient and worthy content marketer.
Tracy Playle of Pickle Jar Communications, Beth Dunn of HubSpot, Andy Welfle of Adobe, and Rebekah Baggs of ONWARD are on the panel of speakers.
Date: July 6-8, 2020
Location: Seattle, WA
Ticket Prices: Moz subscribers can purchase tickets for $799, while everyone else can grab General Admission tickets for $1,299.
Move fast, before the early-bird deals lapse, and prices go up.
It is a high-energy adventure, one not quickly to be forgotten.
You’ll network with like-minded people in the business while studying SEO, mobile, growth, analytics, content, and more.
This interesting event is held at The Washington State Convention Center located on the iconic Pike Street, which is less than a mile from Pike Place Market.
The analysis of 2020’s speakers gives a window into what should be an excellent conference.
Including a great lineup of savvy digital marketers, originators, CEOs, and more of these, it will be one of the must-attend presentations.
Blended with evening networking sessions, snacks, and more, you will get a lot to learn at MozCon. You can have all the videos and slide decks accessible online to share with your organization back home.
Date: August 18-21, 2020
Location: Boston, MA
Ticket Prices: They give a few diverse pass options, but the most popular is the all-access 4-day pass that’s $799 through January 15, 2020.
After that, the charges go up to $1,699.
Held by HubSpot, INBOUND is a different high-caliber conference addressing that party-feel with almost 25,000 guests from more than 100 countries.
It also has innovative discussions and exhibitions linking to inbound digital marketing, assisting attendees in getting the most out of growth tactics.
Former speakers have incorporated Michelle Obama, Issa Rae, and Deepak Chopra, with a performance from the similarities of Trevor Noah and Tiffany Haddish.
Immersive conditions, Instagrammable designs, and the Inbound Studio — a media program for interviews, videos, and curated content — include even more reasons to attend.
Date: September 15 – 16, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Ticket Prices: The quicker you register, the better your pricing on Brand ManageCamp.
Last year if you enrolled before March 29, tickets were $1,795, a savings of $900.
We are still waiting for the 2020 registration to begin, or you can log in to their site and sign up for emails.
Held by ManageCamp, Inc., Brand ManageCamp attempts to deliver world-class learning experiences notified by the company’s expertise in brand and strategy advising.
Two days in Vegas brings speakers incorporating all aspects of digital marketing and branding from technology and user management to leadership and time management.
The 2019 program held a cocktail reception at the end of Day 1 marks the refreshing experience held at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino.
We shall see shortly what surprises they have prepared for 2020.
This is an excellent choice for those exploring a complete marketing conference that goes ahead of the digital experience with a clear focus on branding.
We are sure, Brand ManageCamp will live up to its motto: “Inspire, Educate. Energize. Repeat.”
Call to Action Conference
Date: September 29 – October 1, 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
Focus: Digital marketing with a focus on conversation optimization
Ticket Prices: $300 for each ticket.
Early Access is available only to the first 200 attendees.
From Unbounce appears Call to Action Conference, attached to content marketing, and, you guessed it, calls to action.
You can see the videos of 2019’s speakers and even view the slide decks to receive a taste of what’s to come, and determine if this is the correct conference for you.
Unbounce, situated in Canada, takes guests to its home ground in Vancouver, a city worth visiting all on its own and a flourishing hub of a digital business of all types, from marketing to visual effects.
This conference is at an affordable price (although flying to Canada may be costly; make sure to keep your passport up-to-date).
Plus, this world-class location makes it a not-to-miss conference, with lots to enhance your mind in and outside of the meeting.
There You Have It
These 10 Digital Marketing conferences will provide you with all the insights, new technology, and networking occasions you need.
If you are not a frequent attendee of digital conferences, or if you have never visited one before, we’d like to consider the advantages of doing so seriously:
- You will meet prospective customers, partners, and suppliers
- You will obtain knowledge that will have an instant benefit for your business
- You will be encouraged by individuals who share their passions
- You can discover a company up for sale
- You will meet possible investors or buyers
- You can get in touch with prospective clients and generate leads
So grab your tic
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