In the era of all things digital, we can get caught up with our day-to-day roles and forget to leave our desks to look at the trends and technologies evolving around us. Finding the time to test and relay these fresh insights to your team is often overlooked.

So how can you and your team cost-effectively stay on top of these ever-changing trends? And where do you find these innovative new technologies that could transform your marketing strategy?

(Hint) Events!

If you want to get your team up to speed this year, take a look at our top event picks that they definitely shouldn’t miss…

25th – 26th February

If your team need a tech trend boost this year, then TFM&A is the place to go. Featuring brand new education programmes for 2015, the whole event focuses on bringing everyone up to speed with the latest trends, data-driven marketing and best practices for optimising your tools and tactics.

Don’t miss the Keynote session from Dr Dave Chaffey, CEO of Smart Insights. Dr Chaffey  will be presenting findings from his latest 2015 report – ‘Managing Digital Marketing’ and exploring successful approaches to planning and managing investments in digital marketing.

(Heading to TFM&A? Come and say hello, we’ll be at stand C9)

9th – 10th April

If you want detailed and practical knowledge around current events in SEO (and all things related) then head to the sunny Brighton seaside! With hands-on workshops and in-depth sessions, #brightonSEO is the top conference on the south coast if you want to get ahead with search marketing.

For everything you need to know about SEO, don’t miss Jon Earnshaw of Pi Datametrics’ talk about identifying and avoiding search cannibalisation.

Marketing Week Live
29th – 30th April

Brought to you from the team behind Marketing Week, Econ, Design Week and Creative Review, Marketing Week Live is the top event for marketers everywhere in 2015. Featuring big keynotes, the best names in the biz and hands-on sessions, it’s time to step away from the desk and get stuck in with a day of ideas and inspiration.

One of the key challenges Marketing Week Live is addressing this year? ‘Getting personal in B2B’ – Don’t miss the Keynote presentations covering this challenge and stick around for the panel-led discussions that follow.

(Heading to Marketing Week Live? Come and say hello, we’ll be at stand MD30)

Interop London
16th – 18th June

Brought to you from the team at UBM, Interop (previously Internet World) is the official flagship event of London Technology Week, dedicated to the IT and tech community. Take a peek at the latest global trends and leading innovations in everything from infrastructure to data-defined business intelligence.

Don’t miss the Big Data, Analytics and Leadership theatre, and the Future of Tech programme for cutting-edge solutions, and mentoring sessions too.

(Heading to Interop this year? Come and say hello, we’ll be at stand IOP436)

B2B Marketing Summit
June 2015

When it comes to B2B Marketing, why not learn from Masters? The B2B Marketing Summit is a multi-stream event offering marketers the chance to develop and grow, all in one day.

Don’t miss the live case studies and best-practice seminars for leading insight and knowledge on the key crucial topics within the B2B industry right now.

Digital Marketing Show
18th – 19th November

While a tad smaller than the other shows, DMS still packs a massive digital punch! With leading businesses and agencies from across the globe, it’s the place to really get stuck-in with the latest tools and technologieson offer.

Don’t miss dotrising’s highlights from the 2014 show featuring the latest insights from the movers and shakers of the digital marketing world.

(Heading to Digital Marketing Show this year? Come and say hello, we’ll be at stand B10)

“You can’t conquer the world from behind your desk” Marketing Week Live.

Keeping clued up with the latest trends is crucial if you want to build the ultimate team of B2B marketers. And in the era of all things digital, it’s time to step away from the screen for a second and experience the latest tech trends for real – so take your pick of some of the top events this year and get your team out of the office for a day.

Download the Guide to Becoming the Ultimate B2B Marketer and take your marketing team to new heights in 2015.

Heading to one of our top event picks this year? Why not drop by and say hello, or send us a message @LeadForensics using the #TakeTheLead.

This blog was originally posted on the Lead Forensics website. Read the original article here.