Last Updated: May, 2019
by David King

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Marketing conferences are essential in keeping your company and its employees up to speed in a constantly changing marketing world.

Innovative speakers, panels, and ideas can give you an edge over the competition. Conventions also provide an efficient way to create connections and share ideas with people in similar industries.

Conventions are extremely helpful for progressing your business and making sure you’re always on the cutting edge. Here are our top 6 conventions coming to North America in the near future.

 

Growth Marketing Conference  

The #1 social media marketing event tailored for senior-level marketing professionals in all areas of business.

Growth Marketing Conference is a globally-focused event for B2B and B2C growth marketers. Featuring no-nonsense growth strategies and tactics that drive rapid, cost-effective, sustainable revenue and user growth.

Date/Location: December 11th-12th, 2018, Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
Target Markets

  • B2B and B2C Growth Marketing
  • No Nonsense Growth Strategies
  • Large Enterprise Participation

Offerings

  • Workshops led by the fastest-growing companies around the world today
  • Growth Hacking
  • Digital Marketing
  • How to Create a Lean Startup

Top Speakers

  • Kady Srinivasan – Global Head of Digital Marketing, Dropbox.
  • Ken Rudin – Head of User Growth and Analytics, Google.
  • Caitlin Robertson – Director, Enterprise Marketing, Lyft.
  • Thibault Imbert – Director of Growth, Creative Cloud Adobe.

Event Link: https://events.bizzabo.com/GMC2018/

 

Digital Marketing Innovation Summit

Digital Marketing innovations and ideas, Focusing on Brand Communication to Improve your Consumer Reach & Return.

  • Date/Location- February 12th-13th, 2019, Irving Plaza New York
  • Target Markets
  • Brand Communication
  • Improving Customer Reach and Return

Offerings

  • Extending customer lifetime value
  • SEO & search marketing strategy.
  • Growth Marketing.
  • Content Marketing.
  • Utilizing Data and Analytics.

Top Speakers

  • Allison Polly –  Executive Producer, Branded Content and Original Programming, PepsiCo.
  • Lloyd Balman –  Head of Marketing, Retail Innovation, TD Bank.
  • Banita Sarwar –  Director, Global Digital Personalization and E-commerce, Marriott International.
  • Theresa DiMasi –  Vice President, Head of Content/Editor in Chief, Digital and Print, Weight Watchers International.

Event Link: www.theinnovationenterprise.com/summit-new-york-2019

 

DX3 Marketing Conference

Utilizing interactive installations and thought-provoking content has made DX3 one of Canada’s largest events for marketers. C-level executives share their industry insights and tech leaders showcase their innovation.

‍Date/Location –  March 6th-7th, 2019, Metro Toronto Convention Center

Target Markets

  • Retail
  • Marketing
  • Technology

Offerings

  • International Speakers.
  • Innovative Keynotes.
  • Start-Up Zone (successful startups share their tips and tricks).
  • Workshops.
  • Interactive Labs (a hands-on experience).

Top Speakers

  • Tanbir Grover –  VP, eCommerce & Omnichannel Lowe’s.
  • Lara Skripitsky –  Head of Digital, McDonald’s.
  • Rob Bingler –  COO, eBay.
  • Alok Gupta –  Director of Data Science, Lyft.

Event Link: https://www.dx3canada.com/

 

Social Media Strategies Conference

Now in its sixth year, this conference has fine-tuned how to build a compelling and valuable event agenda by bringing you the most informative social media information possible for today’s online world.

Date/Location – March 19th-21st, Marriott Anaheim

Target Markets

  • 360 Degree View of social media marketing
  • A diverse mix of perspectives and marketing knowledge offerings.
  • Learn the basics of Social Media Strategy.
  • Get help assessing and auditing your current social media initiatives.
  • Brand practitioners are available to walk you, step by step through case studies
  • Experience a gathering of unique senior level, cross-industry marketers.
  • Learn how to streamline your processes and improve efficiency.

Top Speakers

  • Vanessa Fiske –  Director of Marketing, Netflix.
  • Gabriela Head –  Social Media and Blog Ecosystem Director, Microsoft.
  • Micah Laney –  Social Strategist, Walmart.
  • Ted Bramble –  Director Global Brand Creative, Hot Wheels.

Event Link: https://socialmediastrategiessummit.com/anaheim-2019/

 

Programmatic Marketing Conference

Programmatic I/O is the world’s largest original conference focused primarily on programmatic media marketing. The industry summits attract 1,000 – 1,500 marketing executives from top brands, advertising agencies, publishers, media and technology providers. With two days of impactful programming and 70+ industry speakers.

Date/Location – April 29th-30th2019, Marriott Marquis San Francisco.

Target Markets

  • Insightful presentations
  • Networking with Programmatic Leaders

Offerings

  • Top quality speakers.
  • Informative Panels.
  • Premium knowledge on how to stay relevant in a changing world.

Top Speakers (Still To be Announced – 2018 Displayed Below)

  • Jonathan Bellack –  Director of Product Management, Google.
  • Thea Corona –  Head of Data Operations, Reuters.
  • Matthew Barnes –  Senior Director- Platform Programmatic Sales and Strategy, Disney.
  • Krishan Bhatia –  EVP Business Operations & Strategy, NBC Universal.

Event Link: https://programmatic.io/

 

CIMC Marketing Conference

CIMC invites globally recognized-brands on the forefront of their industry to present the unique ways they navigated to success. A great meeting ground to expand social networks and share innovative ideas.

Date/Location – To Be Announced 2019

Target Markets

  • Leading brands Attending
  • Great Connections
  • Innovative ideas

Offerings

  • Breakthrough speakers.
  • Informative panels.
  • After gatherings to extend social networks.
  • Industry leading speakers.

Top Speakers (Still To be Announced – 2018 Displayed Below)

  • Bob Cornwall –  Global Solutions Manager, YouTube.
  • Daniel Dubois –  Marketing Manager-Eastern Canada, Airbnb.
  • Dave Dickenson –  Innovation and Emerging Business, Adobe.
  • Diana Luu –  Head of Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn Canada.

Event Link: https://cimc.marketing/speakers-2018/

 

Are you interested in going to any of these events?

 


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