15 Best Marketing Conferences You Can't Miss in May 2017

To keep pace with the fast-changing digital marketing world, relying on just blog publications is not enough. Hence, one to one interaction is needed to share and learn about the market trends, changing technologies and how to tackle present challenges. Conferences work great if you are trying to grow and expand your company reach. By attending conferences and listening to speakers, marketers can strengthen their knowledge base, get valuable tips and answers to their most complex and worrying question.

Best Marketing Conferences
Best Marketing Conferences

Conferences are a gateway to get in touch with some of the smartest minds from various industries illuminating on secrets and strategies that can take your digital marketing plans to paramount of success.

Like every year, this year also marketers are waiting eagerly for the marketing conferences that allow them to connect directly with leaders and partners on a global platform. But, in your busy schedule, it’s not possible to attain all. Hence, to help you save time on deciding where to go, we provide you with a list of the fifteen conferences that you should eye on in the month of May 2017.

Dates: 1 May 2017 - 3 May 2017

Location: The Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Are you a mid-to-senior level marketer searching for on-the-job marketing solutions? If yes, then you certainly need to attain the Email Evolution Conference going to be held in New Orleans. Equipped with expert advice, exclusive content, and a bundle of networking opportunities, this conference is going to transform your email marketing tactics for the betterment of your business.

Dates: 3 May 2017 - 4 May 2017

Location: Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY

First of its kind in the East region, the Growth Marketing Conference is around the corner with opportunities for marketers to learn acquisition tactics and brand strategy from industry experts.

Dates: 7 May 2017 - 9 May 2017

Location: Grand Hyatt New York, New York, NY

Featuring experts, influencers, and certified geniuses in digital marketing as speakers, BEHAVE Annual Conference will provide participants with a deeper understanding of exactly how to accelerate, measure, and drive ROI. Be a part of the conversion conversations lead by the industry's experts for reaching your targets with maximum returns.

Dates: 8 May 2017 - 10 May 2017

Location: The Chicago Renaissance Downtown, Chicago, IL

If being a part of one of the largest communities of manufacturers and distributors focused on digital success is your objective, then B2B Online conference to be held in Chicago is the right place for you to be. Lear, connect and get inspired by the valuable information you are going to get from this conference.

Dates: 9 May 2017 – 10 May 2017

Location: Thomson Data, Plano, TX

Thomson Data’s DataCon 2017 is a database marketing conference featuring international speakers from innovative companies as well as marketing influencers from all the industries. They will discuss how new tools can be used by SMBs and large enterprises for successful execution of data-driven marketing strategies to boost sales.

Dates: May 9-11, 2017

Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Designed for senior-level, and hybrid marketing and tech-savvy professionals including marketing technologists, creative technologists, growth hackers, data scientists, and digital strategists, the Martech conference going to be held in San Francisco is aimed to provide a proper understanding of how technology can be integrated into marketing strategy and operations to encourage collaboration across the organization via a creative approach.

Dates: 10 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

Location: San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, San Diego, California

The Gartner Digital Marketing Conference, going to be held in California, will provide insight into the present marketing challenges, advice on latest trends, techniques, technologies and guidance on data analytics and more that can help senior marketing leaders excel in the competitive landscape with successful outcomes.

Dates: 11 May 2017

Location: Navy Pier Chicago, Chicago, IL

In its one-day informative conference in Chicago, SEJ Summit is going to be an elaborate event featuring workshops and presentations on important SEO topics like paid search, link building and content strategy along with ample opportunities for networking within the industry. This flagship conference of Search Engine Journal, a leading search marketing publication for more than fourteen years, has been designed to address SEO concerns and needs.

Dates: 15 May 2017 - 18 May 2017

Location: Marriott Marquis, CA, San Francisco

If you are in need to get expert advice on how to leverage your current resources effectively and how to make maximum utilization of your digital marketing tools and techniques, then you must be a part of the eMetrics Summit to be held in San Francisco. Learn to make value out of your data and take it to next-level optimization via practical and tactical instructions to be demonstrated in this conference by experts.

Dates: 22 May 2017

Location: Microsoft Technology Center, NY, New York

Bringing diverse expert professionals on the same platform to share their knowledge on the changes and technological innovations taking place in the world of inbound marketing, the Inbounder World Tour is a creation of Gianluca Fiorelli. This conference will be held in New York at the Microsoft Technology Center.

Dates: 22 May 2017 - 24 May 2017

Location: W Atlanta Midtown, Atlanta, GA

The Social Shake-Up is a three-day social media conference directed towards providing valuable insight on how your team can take social media strategy to greater heights of success and how it can be leveraged into your business strategy as a whole to utilize its benefits to the fullest. Speakers from Google, Oracle, Twitter, the Atlanta Hawks, American Cancer Society, Arby’s and The Coca-Cola Company will give you guidance on how to test the effectiveness of social media tools like SEO, Snapchat and more.

Dates: 23 May 2017 - 24 May 2017

Location: Hotel Nikko San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

This Summit will be graced by the presence of Chief Marketing Officers and marketing leaders from over 60 innovative brands to discuss and map out the future of marketing. The Incite Summit West has been segmented into three separate conferences on personalization, content & storytelling, and attribution. According to your priorities, you can choose which conference to participate.

Dates: 23 May 2017 - 24 May 2017

Location: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta, GA

Taking you into the in-depth of digital marketing, the Digital Summit Atlanta will have experienced and expert speakers who will share their valuable knowledge on a variety of concepts related to digital marketing strategies such as UX & Design, Email, Search, Mobile, Video, SEO and so much more. Don’t just participate, be an active part of the change.

Dates: 24 May 2017 - 25 May 2017

Location: JW Marriott Hotel, Union Square, San Francisco, CA

The name itself is indicative of the innovativeness that this eCommerce Innovation Summit will bring into the business strategies of its participants and attendees. It is going to be one of the biggest gatherings of business executives leading some of the best commerce strategies. This conference will bring together 28 speakers along with an interactive audience of 100 senior level leaders who are working in eCommerce, marketing, retail sales and digital fields.

Dates: 24 May 2017

Location: The Belasco Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

A single day conference aimed to bring growth leaders under the same roof, the GrowthHackers Conference will deliver helpful tips and guidance that can contribute towards the building of your growth team and successful programs across product, design and marketing arenas.

Final Thoughts!

Learning is a continuous process. The more you learn, the better your get at your skills. Being in the competitive market, you cannot stick to what you already know. You have to keep on increasing your knowledge to face the emerging challenges and evolve in the process. Hence, by attending conferences, you make yourself open to new ideas, trends and strategies that in the long run prove to be advantageous for your business.

So, hurry and participate in the above educative sessions which are fun too at the same time.

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