Conferences

A growing list of industry gatherings with member-only discounts

Podcast Movement Evolutions

March 26-29, 2024
Los Angeles, CA

With thousands of podcasters and industry professionals from around the world, you’ll have an opportunity like never before to meet, connect, and develop relationships with people and companies who you’ll be working with for years to come.

NFT.NYC

April 3-5, 2024
Times Square & Hudson Yards, NYC

The leading NFT event that attracts the Global NFT Community to New York City. It only puts the most passionate speakers from the NFT Community on stage.

Adweek's Social Media Week

April 9-11, 2024
New York, New York

A deep dive into the democratization of creativity. Find out how marketers and ad agencies can effectively collaborate with creators to drive next-level engagement and how innovative digital content is being used to create communities that marketers can engage, grow and monetize.

PI LIVE

April 16-18, 2024
Miami, FL

They’re upping the ante with a 3 day event in glorious Miami as they cement their status as the new home for America’s boldest and bravest brands and publishers to reimagine the future of performance-based partnerships.

You’ll join changemakers, e-commerce led brands and publishers away from the hustle of traffic brokerage and lead generation as they adhere to their mantra of helping you ‘Build Profitable Partnerships’.

WWD Beauty CEO Summit

May 13-15, 2024
Miami, FL

The evolving landscape in the aftermath of the post-pandemic boom presents both unique challenges and opportunities as the industry navigates changing consumer behaviors and expectations. This year’s WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit – themed Thriving in a Post-Boom World – will dive into how brands and retailers should be speaking to their consumers in this era of slower growth, potential recession, ongoing war, China’s reopening, AI and more.

Advertising Week Europe

May 14-16, 2024
Europe

Advertising Week’s best-in-class programming is truly unlike any other. Only Advertising Week brings you presidents and CEOs; founders and futurists; influencers and Gen Z; all alongside lords, ladies, astronauts, pop-stars and Hollywood stars.

Learn from industry leaders, discover new trends and network with professionals from around the world — all woven with our trademark sprinkling of culture, entertainment and surprise.

Influencer Marketing Show USA

June 3–4, 2024
New York

Network with the brightest minds as the creator and influencer marketing community descend on NYC for a day and a half of insights and debate, alongside an unrivaled opportunity to meet the smartest brands, creators, agencies and tech that drive the creator economy forward.

Whatever your objective, you’ll walk away with several strategies, new ideas and the confidence to convince any C-Suite that influencer marketing can drive incredible results in an authentic, transparent and measurable manner.

Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo™

June 3–5, 2024
Denver, CO

The Gartner in-person marketing conference is a unique destination experience designed for top leadership teams to connect face-to-face with Gartner experts, peers, and a wide array of solution providers. Together, explore industry-shaping insight in an unforgettable atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie beyond the possibilities of a screen.

Digital Media & Advocacy Summit

June 10, 2024
Washington, DC

The Digital Media and Advocacy Summit is the premier event providing advanced content and best practices for the digital advocacy, public affairs and grassroots community. The Public Affairs Council brings together digital experts and experienced practitioners from Fortune 500 companies, influential advocacy groups and leading associations for a full day of idea sharing, networking and tactical skill building.

Social Media Strategies Summit

June 12–13, 2024
Virtual

The premier social media conference for solution and service providers to engage directly with a targeted audience of decision-making marketers. Learn from a mix of industry leaders who will share the proven social media strategies they use to grow their brands.

Perfecting Your Influencer IQ

June 25, 2024
Studio Gather,
New York

Join Marketing Brew – alongside all of the right players: the marketers, the influencers, and the agencies – to understand how you can better navigate the unsteady waters of the creator economy and what the changing tides mean for your marketing strategy. Success with influencer marketing isn’t just good luck and viral videos, it’s about calculating your ROI and tracking the right metrics, leveraging the agency ecosystem and talent, and intentionally reaching new audiences.

Influencer Marketing World

June 25-26, 2024
Olympia National, London

An exciting conference for the savvy and creative marketer, looking to take their influencer marketing campaigns to the next level! 

Taking place in London, the carefully curated agenda will share growth opportunities, trends and engagement techniques within the lucrative world of influencer strategies.

Meltwater Summit

June 25-26, 2024
New York

Meltwater Summit is where creativity and innovation intersect for enriching professional growth and networking experiences. Elevate your expertise, be inspired, and empowered as you chart the course for success in the ever-evolving landscape of PR, marketing, and communications.

VidCon Anaheim

June 26 – 29, 2024
Anaheim, CA

The world’s leading digital creators, platform innovators, and their fans converge in one place. It’s the magic of online creators in real life! It is where everyone involved in that online magic comes together, in real life and in real time. The creators, the fans, the brands, all of us in one place — sometimes gathering in-person in cities all over the world, and sometimes connecting virtually. But always completely in-the-moment.

TBEX

July 9-12, 2024
San Juan, Puerto Rico

TBEX conferences attract 500-700 of the top travel and lifestyle creators from around the world. The mission is to meet up, network, and learn the latest trends, strategies, and tactics from each other. To become better creators, grow our audiences and of course, make more money blogging. AKA Monetizing our content.

Podcast Movement

August 19-22, 2024
Washington, D.C.

Every year since 2014, Podcast Movement has gathered thousands of passionate podcasters and industry professionals from around the world under one roof to learn, grow professionally, and most importantly evolve and improve the podcast community.

VidSummit

September 3-5, 2024
Dallas, TX

It is where you become an industry insider. Without the fans at the event, influencers share the truth of what they do – the truth they would never share online. In other words, VidSummit is the only event where dozens of the top 1% of influencers show you how to get fans fast, build a brand, and make millions from your content.

Brandweek by Adweek

September 23-26, 2024
Phoenix, AZ

Set against the beautiful desert backdrop of Phoenix, Arizona, Brandweek will gather the most dynamic minds in the industry for an unparalleled four-day journey of discovery. During a diverse array of intimate and expert-led sessions and compelling presentations, you and your team will join industry leaders from both stalwart brands and the newer, renegade entrants to unpack the strategies, new kinds of thinking, pathways to growth and skills that today’s marketers will need to succeed in this ever-evolving landscape. You’ll leave equipped with insights, inspiration and powerful connections to fuel your business and professional growth.

CultureCon

October 5-6, 2024
TBD

CultureCon is the go-to conference for diverse creatives and young professionals. Whether you’re building a business or building a life, we’ll give you the tools you need to succeed.

Advertising Week New York

October 7-10, 2024
The Penn District

Advertising Week is a worldwide gathering of marketing, advertising, technology and brand professionals. From daytime seminars and workshops featuring some of the industry’s brightest minds to organized networking and world-class entertainment, Advertising Week is a one-of-a-kind experience.

The 20th Annual Forbes CMO Summit

October 8-10, 2024
Aspen, CO

In a marketing landscape without certainty, what matters most to today’s chief-marketers?

Brand? Data? Strategy? Creativity? Community? Standing out? Standing for? Attention? Transparency? Risk? Fundamentals? The next new thing?

The answers aren’t mutually exclusive of course, as what matters most differs by brand and business, and changes as do macro and micro conditions. But amongst the differences are common themes, and at the 2023 Forbes CMO Summit, the marketing community’s global leaders will discuss both, sharing their perspectives on What Matters Most—and why.

ShopTalk Fall

October 16-18, 2024
Chicago

Digitization is no longer limited to ecommerce and marketing. Today, every functional role within retail is being disrupted by digital – from physical stores to merchandising to the supply chain. Shoptalk Fall is here to unlock the full scope of retail innovation.

Content Marketing World 2024

October 22-23, 2024
San Diego, CA

Learn from 150+ expert speakers, connect with a vibrant marketing community, and get the tools to advance your future. Join us for three days packed with new ideas and inspiration.

Now in its 13th year, Content Marketing World is produced by the Content Marketing Institute and brings together marketing leaders, content creators, communications experts, agencies, and creative professionals from around the world.

2024 ANA Masters of Marketing

October 22-25, 2024
Orlando, FL

The ANA Masters of Marketing Conference will showcase the creative thinking and inspirational strategies the world’s top CMOs and leading brands have implemented to meet and exceed their customer needs, drive growth, and inspire change.

Take part in unmatched networking, entertainment, and special events, and hear inspiring stories of growth, reinvention, and success from C-suite leaders across the industry.

#fincon2024

October 22-25, 2024
Atlanta, Georgia

The annual event is a time to connect with other creators who create new media (blogging, podcasts, social media, and video) about financial topics (like debt, investing, and coupons). The majority of creators also attend to connect with brands for advertising partnerships.

The event includes panels and workshops where attendees can hear from experts and other creators on various topics related to creating, promoting and profiting from money-related content, as well as, what’s next in personal finance and investing.

Influencer Marketing Show

October 24, 2024
London

Join the brightest minds from Europe and worldwide as we unite brands, agencies, creators and tech to share experiences and insights to reimagine the future of the Creator Economy.

Through our curated agenda and networking opportunities, you’ll discover who the main players are that empower the community.

All whilst grasping how influencer marketing fits within an integrated marketing strategy and how brands can drive successful outcomes in an authentic, transparent, and measurable manner.

CES

January 7-10, 2025
Las Vegas, NV

For more than half a century, CES® has championed the very spirit of innovation that makes revolutionary ideas a reality, uniting the brightest tech luminaries in one place to pioneer the future and solve the world’s most delicate problems.

Tastemaker Conference

January 20-21, 2025
Las Vegas, NV

Whether you consider yourself kid chef level or a real pro, Tastemaker Conference is for all levels of experience to socialize with a community of makers, dreamers, and influencers in this impactful and memorable two-day event. It’s time to invest in yourself, and level up your food blog and content creator business.

Podfest Expo

January 30-February 2, 2024
Wyndham Orlando International Drive

PODFEST EXPO is the longest-running annual, in-person podcasting conference in the world. Returning in 2025 for an unprecedented 11th consecutive year, PODFEST has been on a wild ride of unbridled growth from its humble beginnings in 2015 to now.

Creator Economy Live

February 4-5, 2025
Caesars Forum, Las Vegas

With the creator economy estimated to generate over $22.3 billion in 2024, there is no arguing that influencer marketing is a force to be reckoned with and brands NEED to be paying attention. 

That’s where Creator Economy Live comes in. On February 4 – 5, hundreds of brands will gather to hear unparalleled insights from industry giants so that they can take their influencer marketing to the next level and deliver campaign ROI.

You can expect tactical sessions led by top industry voices, equipping you with the tools and techniques you need to enhance your influencer strategies.

The best part? It’s totally free for the first 500 brands who sign up to attend! 

SXSW

March 7–15, 2025
Austin, TX

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for the global community of digital creatives to encounter cutting-edge ideas, discover new interests, and network with other professionals who share a similar appetite for forward-focused experiences.

Youth Marketing Strategy

March 19-20, 2025
Brooklyn, NY

YMS NYC is America’s largest youth marketing festival, focused on how brands can better understand and target the Gen Z market. Returning to New York for a 7th year, this is our most diverse and exciting festival to date.

-80+ powerhouse speakers from Gen Z leading brands, and the most exciting, disruptive emerging brands.

– Leading marketers from top brands and agencies share their most effective marketing strategies

– Hear directly from a diverse mix of inspiring young people on 2024s lifestyle, content and tech trends to ensure you can speak authentically to Gen Z.

– Dedicated networking time to connect with your peers in our showcase area and after party.

Social Media Marketing World

March 30-April 1, 2025
San Diego, CA

Marketing is changing more and more each day. If this industry has taught us anything, it’s that you’ve got to embrace change to get ahead.

Join thousands of the world’s smartest marketers at the only marketing conference you need to attend—brought to you by Social Media Examiner!

You’ll walk away with real business-building ideas that you can put to work for your business or clients right away.

DEW

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Digital Entertainment World is the must attend B2B event and marketplace for global media and technology executives to evaluate the digital media landscape. This event brings together leading industry executives from video, music, games and publishing — the entire digital content ecosystem. DEW is the place where content creators and owners, enabling technology providers, digital distributors and device manufacturers connect and create the infrastructure and technology partnerships necessary to monetize digital content.

Adweek | X

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For the marketing industry, navigating the pinnacles and pitfalls of the year will take gumption, vision and critical decision-making that yield quick success and lasting momentum.

But it won’t be easy. Join Adweek for this important in-person gathering of the brightest minds in the business as we divine the (near) future and focus in on the key issues that will matter most: keeping up with consumer demand, how creatives and creators stay ahead of culture, how dynamic media channels are driving new business, what gen AI will mean for how we all work, and more. As well as what it will all mean for industry practitioners in their day-to-day. And as Adweek celebrates its 45th in ’24, we’ll take a look at the road ahead even as we regard the path that got us—and the industry we support—here

Ad Age Gen Z Summit

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Discover what impacts Gen Z behavior and purchasing decisions. The Ad Age Gen Z Summit is a one-day conference for marketing professionals about the attitudes and preferences of the cohort born between 1997 and 2012. Through workshops and interactive sessions, the event offers insights from brand and agency leaders as well as Gen Z influencers, from social media trends and creator marketing to brand authenticity and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Gen Z Summit is a must-attend event for business leaders across the advertising and marketing industry looking to effectively target and engage with this elusive audience.

The Platform

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The platform is the first conference of its kind, created exclusively for influencers and content creators to connect with brands. the goal? bridge the gap and help all sides to better understand the creator economy.

Alt Summit

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The premier conference & community for thousands of creative entrepreneurs & influencers. Alt Summit is the perfect place to find a business bestie (or two) because of the completely collaborative tone of the conference. It’s not a competition or a chance to boast, it’s all about learning from each other, helping each other, and cheering each other on.

BeautyCon

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Beautycon is back and interrupting your standard beauty routine! We’re giving emerging brands, creators, and beauty lovers a chance to build the future of Beautycon together! The new era of beauty is accessible and affordable to all. We believe that the future of beauty is something we need to build together, and price point shouldn’t be a barrier. Tickets are guaranteed to sell out!

Ad World

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The world’s brightest minds in advertising to learn, share secrets and connect online.
For two days on 29-30 March 2023, Ad World will stream 6+ Digital Advertising Tracks, consisting of hyper-focused speeches, panels, and live Q&A sessions to help take the business to the next level.
The all-in-one advertising event will bring anyone closer to leading marketers and brands than ever before from the comfort of their home.

Marketing Brew: The Brief

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The Brief is here to tackle the biggest hurdles modern marketers face – from authenticity in branding and leveraging organic traction to utilizing the latest ad tech and challenging the status quo. Industry leaders from different brands will share their knowledge about these topics giving actionable insights to take home. The day will also include break-out rooms between these presentations, where you’ll get to interact directly with presenters in a panel-style discussion. There will also be plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow marketing professionals before and during the event.

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Cassie Brucci

Associate Director of Creative Strategy, WHALAR