If you want to learn more about social media marketing, 2016 is jam-packed year of insightful social media conferences. Going to conferences can help you to gain an edge over competitors and give you the opportunity to meet other social media marketing wonks like yourself!In this post, you will find a list of the top 10 social media conferences in 2016 with top notch speakers covering a wide variety of topics from influencer marketing to shoppable Instagram.
Corporate Social Media Summit
June 20-21, 2016
Back for its 7th year, the Corporate Social Media Summit, hosted by Incite Group, brings together over 350 corporate peers to explore the impact of successfully operating on social media. This brand focused social media conference provides brand marketers with the insight and resources to engage and retain customers.
August 18-21, 2016
As one longest running social marketing conferences, Social Fresh is an intensive learning experience, full of crash courses, presentations and case studies. Speakers include executives at Spotify, Hubspot, Time Inc. and more.
Content Marketing World
September 6-9, 2016
With more than 150 sessions offered by some of the industries leading marketers, this conference is oriented towards helping brands shape their entire content marketing strategy. Topics covered include strategy, integration, measurement, and the integration of social media.
Social Media Week September 14- 16, 2016
Social Media Week Miami’s 3 day conference serves as a forum for ideas, trends, insights and inspiration for brands to leverage social media in the digital age. The event will feature a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations.
Digital Marketing Innovation Summit
September 15-16, 2016
Los Angeles, CA
At the Digital Marketing Innovation Summit, marketing leaders from Vevo, Google, Twitter, eBay & more will speak about strategies to refine marketing campaigns and improve your social media engagement, mobile marketing presence and omni-channel experience.
Social Media Strategies Summit
September 27-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA
At the San Francisco edition of the Social Media Strategies Summit, experts on social media will be sharing their tips on how to leverage trends and opportunities in social media to become a better marketer. SMSS offers resources for social media marketers of all skill levels.
October 10-13, 2016
Las Vegas, NV
Pubcon Las Vegas features industry experts within social media, digital marketing, search engines and online advertising. Named a Forbes must-attend conference and an Inc. top conference for growing your business — this conference will expand marketers horizons on all things digital. EVENTtechNovember 14-16, 2016Las Vegas, NVWith over 1,000 marketers expected to attend, EVENTtech specializes in using social media and technology to optimize live experiences. Expect to learn about the latest trends on connecting digital and live and how to optimize them through social media.
IGNITION: Future of Digital December 5-7, 2016New York, NYIGNITION, Business Insider’s flagship conference, brings together minds in media and technology to explore emerging trends and provide insight into the power that these technological innovations will bring to the social space.
Social Media Marketing WorldMarch 22-24, 2016San Diego, CAHosted by Social Media Examiner, Social Media Marketing World is a mega-conference comprised of 3,500 marketing experts sharing insights into social media marketing.