The top 13 marketing conferences to attend in 2024

27 Feb 2024 · 9
Networking and marketing go hand in hand. After all, what marketer would say no to forging new relationships, facilitating fresh ideas, or doubling down on the latest market trends?
Marketing conferences give you the unique opportunity to engage in discussions with industry leaders, showcase your brand, and get the scoop on the latest industry insights. Move over LinkedIn—this year, it’s all about connecting with fellow marketers up close and in person. We’ve compiled a list of the top 13 marketing conferences and expos that will help you make real connections.
Let’s dive in.

The best marketing conferences in North America

  • 20th March, 2024
  • Convene, New York City, New York, USA
If you’re a marketing leader, you’re always looking for ways to stay ahead of the curve. That includes experimenting with the newest trends, or engaging with thought leaders to strategize ways to overcome market challenges. With over 75 different marketing professionals, the Chief Marketing Officer Summit is just the place to do both. 
Besides expert insights from their keynote speakers on subjects such as AI, this is also a place to examine and transform your marketing tech stack. Here, you’ll observe the latest technology case studies, sit in on fireside chats and round table discussions, and form genuine partnerships with those in your boat.
  • 8th - 10th April, 2024
  • Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida, USA
If you’re a marketer, you don’t need us to tell you that AI is rapidly shifting the way you market products and services. Artificial intelligence is here to stay, and ANA AI is here to help you roll with the punches it’s throwing your way. 
This must-attend conference is built around teaching you the best practices for maximizing efficiency and automating repetitive tasks. Keynote speakers will also be addressing some of the risks and ethical considerations that every marketer should know when using algorithms. Have we mentioned it’s taking place at a beach resort? It’s the perfect place for networking while working on your tan all at once! 
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  • 24th - 26th April, 2024
  • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, USA
Playing it by the book in marketing can work wonders, but what if you want to expand your horizons and revolutionize the way people view your brand? Welcome to the EMS world of experiential marketing. Attendees will learn all about what the biggest brands are planning, as well as what to expect for the future of creating memorable brand experiences. 
The Experiential Marketing Summit aims to address both challenges and opportunities to thrive when creating marketing events or showcases. Keynote speakers, workshops, and plenty of room to network make it a conference and trade show marketers won’t want to miss. 
  • 24th - 26th April, 2024
  • Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
When digital marketers go to Inbound, they’re sure to get more than an ordinary conference experience. Inbound covers the latest trends in digital marketing but also provides keynote speeches on tech and sales. 
Hosted by HubSpot, there are also plenty of different activities to keep you engaged during the whole experience. We’re talking workshops, entertainment, refreshments, educational breakouts, product announcements, and demos—the full shebang. They’ve had quite an impressive lineup in the past, including President Barack Obama, neurobiologist Andrew Huberman, and actress and producer Reese Witherspoon.
  • 14th - 15th September 2024
  • The Fontainebleau Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
The Influencer Marketing World conference gives you the latest scoop on what works and what doesn’t when you’re crafting influencer campaigns. Think trends, strategies, and best practices. 
Whether you’re just getting started or already know a thing or two about influencer marketing, this conference is the place to be to bring your marketing skills up a notch. With over 500 participants and 15 keynote speakers, you’ll learn everything there is to know about the social media marketing world, creating strategies, and everything in between. 
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Engaging marketing conferences in Europe

  • 6th of March, 2024
  • InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The MarTech summit is where digital marketers go to get the latest actionable insights from marketing leaders from multiple industries. Perfect for senior leadership, MarTech Summit offers plenty of unique opportunities with captivating panel discussions on digital marketing strategy, fireside chats, and even end-of-session drinks.
Marketing representatives from some of the biggest brands like Sony and Volkswagen, will be talking about emerging marketing technologies, data-driven marketing, and more. If you’ve ever wanted to learn insider strategies you can’t find elsewhere, then MarTech is the place to be.
  • 25th - 26th of April, 2024
  • The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK
It would feel outright unfair to create a list of digital marketing conferences without including one dedicated to one of the biggest subjects out there: SEO. But, Brighton SEO isn’t just any old search marketing conference. It’s the biggest search engine optimization conference in Europe, drawing in over 5,000 participants from around the world. 
It consists of two days of talks on the marketing industry and a series of training sessions to help professionals refresh and gain a competitive edge. However, don’t let its name fool you—Brighton SEO also covers broader marketing topics like customer experience, A/B testing, and creativity.
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  • 16th May, 2024
  • World Trade Center Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
This one is for all the social media managers and digital marketing representatives out there. If you’ve set a New Year's resolution to grow your professional following, then head on down to the International Social Summit
This social media conference has plenty of keynote speakers tackling tactics for scaling social media campaigns across multiple platforms and markets. All presentations are set up to be practical so that you can get actionable social media strategies from the biggest brands. After all, they are doing a thing or two right. 
  • 7th September 2024
  • TBC, Czechia, Czech Republic
Content strategies and social media are crucial for successful marketing campaigns, and MeasureCamp Czechia teaches you how to leverage data for the best data-driven marketing decisions. Free to attend, this analytics summit focuses on data marketing analytics and the best tools to gain insights for your campaigns. 
The best part? MeasureCamp facilitates spontaneous collaboration with a loose agenda and a discussion format. Participants are encouraged to lead sessions, create presentations, and start up conversations whenever they can. More spontaneous than usual? A little—but it also sets the stage for authentic communication and networking opportunities.
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Top marketing conferences in Asia and Oceania

  • 13th - 14th March, 2024
  • Conrad Centennial Singapore, Singapore
Spikes Asia isn’t just a marketing conference, it’s also one of the region’s oldest and most prestigious award ceremonies for marketers and creative advertising professionals. During the first day, attendees can listen to panel discussions about the latest advertising trends, along with round table peer-to-peer discussions and training sessions. 
The conference is then concluded on the second day with an awards ceremony and dinner to celebrate the region's best advertising work. The judges for these prestigious awards include thought leaders, CMOs, and industry experts from world-leading brands like Adidas, Burger King, and Volkswagen.  
  • 27th - 28th August, 2024
  • Optus Stadium, Perth, Western Australia
The State of Social was created to provide digital marketers and social media managers with all the hidden tips, tricks, and techniques for building a bigger social media following. With a large panel of keynote speakers, the theme of this year is: ‘Alchemy: Where Magic Meets Mastery’. State of Social will be demystifying the biggest moments behind digital media and explaining exactly what made them successful. By the end, you’ll know exactly which marketing trends are worth following and which are best left in the past.
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Can’t-miss marketing conferences in Latin America and Africa

  • 15th - 18th April, 2024
  • Riocentro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Have you ever wanted to attend a marketing conference and learn about industry best practices in the heart of a vibrant city like Rio de Janiero? Us too, and that’s exactly what PandaConf WebSummit Rio delivers. 
This year, PandaConfs’ roundtables and keynote speakers will be leaving no marketing trend stone unturned. Some of the major themes you can expect to hear about include the influence of the latest technology on marketing (yes, AI), trends in the content marketing world, B2B marketing, and even eCommerce retailer marketing.
  • 16th -17th October, 2024
  • Hilton Sandton Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
TechSpo covers a wide range of themes in digital marketing, including the latest in tech, SaaS, media, and advertising. Attendees will be receiving first-hand knowledge from industry experts presenting innovative technologies bound to impact growth. It’s not just for marketers, either. 
You’ll likely run into developers, brand experts, and designers all interested in excelling products and services full-scale. That means you’ll get to expand your network and forge new partnerships across multiple industries. It's worth mentioning that you can also find Tech Spo in Denver, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Seattle, and London throughout the year.

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