6 Digital Marketing Events to Inspire Your Summer

Written by Sarah Quezada on May 7, 2014

Posted in Lead Generation

Looking for inspiration? Something to get your creative juices flowing? Maybe you could benefit from new strategies and tips – it might be time to register for a digital marketing

Attending a conference can be a terrific way to take your work to the next level. You’ll hear from experts in the field, benefit from new ideas and rub elbows with other creatives.

We’ve compiled a list of some of best gatherings this summer. Find one that fits your needs and sign up!

Digital Summit
May 20-21 // Atlanta, GA // All Access Pass $395
Digital Summit is the largest gathering in the Southeast, and it includes featured speakers like Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Computer. You’ll hear best practices on content marketing, social media, mobile and more. Chris Lucas, VP of Business Development at Formstack, will be sharing his web marketing expertise.

SMX Advanced
June 11-12 // Seattle, WA // All Access Pass $1,795 by early bird deadline May 2
This conference is targeted directly to the experienced search marketer, and they enjoy a fast-pace that doesn’t slow down for beginners. There’s a common mission to move the industry forward. Workshops focus on advanced tactics, and you can choose from different tracks: SEO, Paid Search, or Local, Social & Mobil.

Social Media Strategies Summit
June 12-13 // New York, NY // $500-2000

Learn from the experts about incorporating social media into your company’s overall marketing strategies and brand management. Discover new tips and strategies for this ever-changing field from experienced brands like McDonalds, Sony, American Airlines, Hewlett-Packard and Ben and Jerry’s. Keynote speaker is Kaelin Zawilinski, Digital Editorial Manager at Better Homes and Gardents.

Go Inbound Marketing
June 19 // Indianapolis, IN // $250

Thought leaders in communication strategies will share on the trends and technologies you need to know. Hear from industry experts like HubSpot CTO and Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah, MOZ Co-Founder Gillian Muessing and Wistia CEO Chris Savage. Formstack’s own Eva McKnight and Lance Padgett will be speaking at this event! Compared to these other summer conferences, Go Inbound is significantly less expensive and may be the perfect fit for your professional development budget.

July 14-16 // Seattle, WA // $800-$1500
Touted as “not your typical marketing conference,” Mozcon promises actionable workshops, advice to move your brand forward and approachable access to industry leaders. This is the only conference on this list sponored by a software company, and Moz is known as a leader in SEO analytics. You’ll also hear from dynamic speakers at companies like Google, Kickpoint and Dynamo PR.

ClickZ Live San Francisco
August 11-14 // San Francisco, CA // All Access Pass $1,995 by super saver deadline June 24

This conference was created by digital marketers and offers something for every experience level. Also, they explain on their website that it’s “pronounced ‘click zee’ as in Jay-Z!” Any conference that references a rapper on their “about” page is destined to bea  good time. Silicon Valley is known for its creativity and innovation, so there’s no better place to connect and learn from industry leaders.

Summer is a great time to get out of the office and do a little traveling. So secure your registration and pack your bags! You can return to the office refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to kick off the fall with brand new ideas, strategies and results. What other summer marketing conferences do you recommend? Let us know in the comments below!

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