Top 21 Must-Attend Marketing & Sales Conferences of 2020

Business conferences are valuable because they give opportunities to learn about the latest trends, strategies, and tactics. Moreover, they provide a unique space for exchanging ideas, getting a fresh perspective, and building a strong network. 

There are various conferences, forums, and summits for marketing and sales in 2020. We’ll tell you about the most interesting ones that are worth your attention. For more information about a conference, click the conference link or open Twitter hashtags to read the latest news about it.  

1. SMX West

Date: February 19–20

Location: San Jose, California

SMX West unites the brightest minds in SEO and SEM. Enjoy two days of expert-led and tactic-rich SEO and SEM sessions, including Google Adwords training. #SMXWest

Great for: SEO, SEM, and marketing analytics professionals


2. VidCon 

Date: February 20–23

Location: London, UK

This conference is mainly for video marketers. Sessions and workshops will be about video tips from vlogging to YouTube ad strategies. #VidConLDN 

Great for: video marketers, videographers, YouTube influencers, and social media influencers

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information check their official website.


3. B2B Marketing exchange

Date: February 24–26

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

This event will be great for marketers from B2B industries. You will meet more than 1,000 B2B professionals and 100 speakers telling about buyer preferences, engagement trends, top marketing channels, and best practices. #B2BMX

Great for: B2B marketers and strategists, C-level executives


4. Social Media Marketing World

Date: March 1–3

Location: San Diego, California

Join this conference to learn business-building strategies in 120+ social media marketing sessions. They cover content marketing, social strategy, measurement and analytics, video marketing, and more. #SMMW20

Great for: content marketers, social media managers and directors, community managers, vloggers, and bloggers


5. B2B Marketing Expo

Date: March 25–26

Location: London, UK

Don’t miss this leading marketing event in Europe. It connects the most proactive marketing professionals with the tools, techniques, and innovations that need to be at the forefront of marketing. #B2BMarketing20

Great for: marketers, sales professionals, digital strategists, and executives

The FlippingBook team will attend the B2B Marketing expo this year. Join us at Stand 1602 for a chat! The event is free to attend, so grab your free tickets here


6. Adobe Summit

Date: March 29–April 2

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

If you need the latest insights from the world’s leading digital marketing experts, then this summit is for you. Meet leaders in marketing automation, analytics, advertising, and commerce. #AdobeSummit

Great for: marketers, customer engagement representatives, and advertising executives


7. Digital Summit

Date: April 1–2

Location: Los Angeles, California

Join the summit to get brilliant content on marketing and SEO strategies, UX & design trends, email marketing, and so much more. Digital Summit will fill your professional toolkit with thought leadership and practical solutions. #DSLA

Great for: digital strategists, digital marketers, and SEO professionals

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information please check the official website.


8. MarTech Conference

Date: April 15–17

Location: San Jose, California 

Attend the MarTech conference to share ideas and news across marketing, technology, and management. You’ll meet senior-level marketers like you who are redefining the ways to achieve great results in business. #MarTechConf

Great for: senior-level marketers, marketing tech executives, creative technologists, data scientists, and digital strategists

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information check their official website.


9. ContentTech Summit

Date: April 20–22

Location: San Diego, California 

Date: April 20–22

Location: San Diego, California 

You will learn how to create content marketing plans for your business. The summit will focus on how to better measure, optimize, and manage content across your company. #ContentTECH 

Great for: C-level marketers, VPs, brand marketers, content strategists, and content marketers


10. Social media week

Date: May 5–7

Location: New York, New York

This conference brings together digital marketing professionals from over 50 countries. They share ideas, insights, and strategies for advancing businesses and brands on social media. #SMWNYC 

Great for: content marketers, social media influencers and practitioners, content strategists 

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information check their official website


11. Confab

Date: May 17–20

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

At this content strategy conference, attendees can find breakout sessions focused on content architecture, creating in-house content efficiency, and content design. Get fresh ideas for your content. #CONFAB2020 

Great for: сontent librarians, content strategists, project managers, and user experience professionals


12. DigiMarCon East

Date: June 17–18

Location: Chicago, Illinois

This event is focused on the how-to’s of building traffic, expanding brand awareness, improving customer service, and using the latest digital tools in business. #DigiMarConEast

Great for: digital marketers, strategists, and brand managers

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information check their official website.


13. MozCon

Date: July 6–8

Location: Seattle, Washington

Start a journey into the deepest realms of search marketing. Connect with an incredible community of experts and uncover tactical advice from industry-leading practitioners in the world of SEO, conversion optimization, local search, and more. #MozCon 

Great for: SEO and marketing analytics professionals, content marketers


14. INBOUND 2020 

Date: August 18–21 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

The conference promises to inspire, educate, and connect you with HubSpot users and marketers, and transform your business. Moreover, you can expect memorable celebrity keynote speakers, innovative talks from marketing gurus, and countless opportunities to network. #INBOUND2020

Great for: marketers of all levels


15. Brand Manage Camp

Date: September 15–16

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

This conference is dedicated to helping companies create and grow strong, vibrant, profitable brands. Get the tools, insights, and inspiration you need to take your brand to the next level. #bmcvegas 

Great for: brand marketers, content strategists, and content marketers


16. Youth Marketing Conference

Date: TBA; Last occurred Sept. 17–18, 2019

Location: New York, New York

It offers the latest insights, ideas, and invaluable networking opportunities that will help your Gen Z marketing strategy. The agenda follows college marketing, influencer marketing, retail & e-commerce marketing, and innovation ideas. #YSM20

Great for: content marketers, social media practitioners, other marketers of all levels

* This event has other dates and locations. For more information check their official website.


17. Advertising week

Date: October 5–8

Location: New York, New York

This conference focuses on tactics to drive your business forward and influence the future of advertising. Google execs are typically in attendance. #AWNewYork

Great for: advertising execs, startup founders, social media practitioners, marketers of all levels

 

18. Content Marketing World

Date: October 13–16

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Attend one of the biggest content marketing conferences that run every year. Marketers from around the globe host 120+ sessions and workshops, covering strategies, integration tactics, and more. #CMWorld

Great for: content marketers at all levels

 

19. MarTechFest Global

Date: 22nd Oct 2020

Location: London, UK

This event focuses on marketing technology and the 4 pillars of marketing technology: plan, people, platforms, and process. Connect with your fellow marketers and listen to the experts to enhance your marketing skills. #MarTechFest 

Great for: B2B and digital marketers


20. MarketingProfs B2B Forum

Date: November 3–6

Location: San Francisco, California

The forum is about the latest tactics and the newest ideas that will be useful for B2B marketers. It’s the place where leaders, innovators, and people who make things happen gather to share their secrets to success. #mpb2b 

Great for: B2B marketers, content marketers at all levels


21. Growth Marketing Conference

Date: December 9–10

Location: San Francisco, California

The conference covers a full range of growth marketing topics and strategies for B2B and B2C including e-commerce and growth case studies. It unites the best minds in marketing, product development, and user experience to share their best practices and advance knowledge. #growthmarketingconf 

Great for: B2B marketers and strategists

 

Did you attend any of these conferences in 2019? Tell us about your experience in the comment box below.

Or stop by the B2B Marketing Expo in London and tell us in person. March 25–26, Stand 1602 – we’ll be happy to chat!

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