We’re back with a brand new edition!
Our 2013 digital marketing conferences database (download) was developed to help you sift through your options, and find the latest and greatest marketing meet-ups for yourself and your team.
Though not an all-inclusive list, the database includes more than 60 conferences from around the world, chosen based on their professional relevance, speaker base, educational components, networking opportunities, and overall excitement within the industry.
As in years past, the database we have created is in Excel format, so you can sort it however you want for quick and easy comparison of the following attributes (when available / applicable):
- Event Name
- Twitter Hashtag
- Twitter Handle
- Pass Price
- Attendee Summary
Take a look at our database today (and let us know if there are any big ones we’ve missed!)
While we’re sure all will be wonderful events, we’re most excited to attend the following in the coming year:
- South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) — The Austin, Texas conference known for innovation (and parties), SXSWi offers new perspectives into emerging trends and technologies. If you’re interested in attending, you might want to start making 2014 plans now, as hotels are already booked for the 2013 festival. This year’s SWSWi, Mar. 8-12, is literally packed with sessions covering just about any topic today’s marketer wants to know about, from content marketing, to running lean, to programming, and more.
- Inbound 2013 — For those that plan to make 2013 the year they go inbound, this HubSpot-hosted conference is a must. Featured speakers, keynotes and breakout sessions promise to bring actionable insight on the latest trends and technological advancements to enhance your inbound marketing programs. Learn how to enhance any part of your marketing program—from building brand to reducing customer turnover—when the conference kicks off Aug. 19 in Boston, Mass.
- Content Marketing World — CMW brings its orange-shaded content marketing palette back to Cleveland this year. The biggest meeting of content marketers around, the Sept. 9-12 event will include top industry experts providing guidance and lessons learned to help you take your content strategy and execution to the next level. Learn how to tell your company’s story from a new perspective.
- BOLO — A new favorite, this conference in Phoenix sheds light on advancements and digital trends to improve marketing efforts of agencies—for both themselves and their clients. Learn how to think outside of the box and bring new ideas to your workplace Oct. 13-15.
Members of the PR 20/20 crew at Content Marketing World 2012.
Still unsure of which ones you would like to attend? Download our free marketing conference grader to help you assess which ones you can (or should) afford to skip, and which ones are worth your while. This tool helps you assess conference potential pre-event, set goals for attending, and evaluate your investment upon your return.
Which marketing conferences will you attend this year? Let us know what you’re excited about in the comment section below.