The content marketing conference circuit exploded in 2016 – here’s the rest of the year’s lineup.
Content marketing is growing up. To capitalize on this growth, entrepreneurs and business organizations are busy creating new industry conferences. There are literally dozens of new conferences on the 2016 schedule for content marketers, and SEO, social media and digital marketing pros as well.
It’s already mid-April, which means we’ve missed the Content2Conversion show in February, the Intelligent Content Conference in March and MadWorld in early April. Here’s what’s left.
Forrester Marketing 2016, April 26-27, New York, NY
This 2-day forum will gather top execs in marketing communications, digital/interactive marketing and other senior marketing leaders to learn how to approach cloud platforms and other marketing ecosystems in play today.
Searchlove, May 3-4, Boston, MA
A gather-’em-all conference aimed at learning best practices in search strategies, content creation, website optimization, paid promotions and more.
Marketing Nation Summit, May 9-12, Las Vegas, NV
Hosted by digital marketing heavy hitter Marketo, this conference focuses on becoming a better marketer through the use of marketing automation tools for content marketing and digital strategies.
Content Marketing Conference, May 17-19, Las Vegas, NV
Content Marketing Conference gathers smart content marketers from both companies and agencies for tactics, tips and hacks for content creators, strategists and executives.
Corporate Social Media Summit, June 20-21, Brooklyn, NY
The Incite Group hosts this social media conference specifically aimed at brand builders, with an assortment of CMOs on hand to share expertise with attendees.
Forward, June 22-23, Boston, MA
Forward aims itself at content marketers who want to learn to better combine storytelling and business goals.
BlogHer16, August 4-6, Los Angeles, CA
This content conference is designed specifically for women content creators, with a focus on gaining knowledge on search, analytics, podcasting, content marketing, social media and more.
Content Marketing World, Sept 6-9, Cleveland, OH
The big content marketing show of the year, CM World attracts content executives, marketers, strategists, business planners and others to learn best practices for forward-thinking content marketing plans.
MozCon, September 12-14, Seattle, WA
Billed as “not your typical marketing conference,” MozCon brings together professionals working in content marketing, mobile marketing , social media, community building, SEO, branding and more.
Content Strategy Innovation Summit, September 14-15, Los Angeles, CA
Content marketers from Netflix, Google, Airbnb and other leaders will be among the speakers for this 2-day conference aimed at content creation and content strategy.
LavaCon, October 27-29, Las Vegas, NV
LavaCon is a 2-day event aimed at highlighting technical communications insights and best practices for content strategists, documentation managers, and marketing professionals.
Inbound 2016, November 8-11, Boston, MA
Inbound is designed to help content marketers reap the benefits of inbound marketing knowledge, how to attract and keep online audiences and much more.