Wax Marketing picks seven of the best marketing conferences in 2017.

There are about a million reasons why you should attend great marketing conferences in 2017. Everyone needs a place to begin or continue their journey, and a marketing conference is the place to be for networking and education.

There are plenty of resources for marketing tips like how to build a strong marketing plan, but being involved in the action is the best way to absorb everything you need for success. With all of the great marketing conferences out there, how do you know which ones are a bust and which ones are the best? We’ve looked at events, speakers, and networking prospects and come up with our picks for seven great marketing conferences for 2017.

  • MarTech. San Francisco – May 9 – 11, 2017. Marketing technology can be overwhelming for those who are just dipping their toes into the water. Take the full plunge and connect with over 2,500 IT execs and managers who will teach you how to create amazing customer experiences and more.
  • Fusion Conference. Washington, DC, June 7 & 8, 2017. What do you want to know? Chances are, you’ll learn it here. Startups, digital strategy, venture capital and marketing technology come together in an innovative and creative forum. Speakers are those who lead the industry in digital ecosystems.
  • Affiliate Summit East 2017 – New York City, July 30 – August 1, 2017. Over 5,000 digital marketers from over 70 different countries means you’ll find plenty of diversity. With three tradeshow areas, a variety of networking events, and plenty of educational sessions, Affiliate also provides online access for pre and post conference connection.
  • Midwest Digital Marketing Forum (MDMC).St. Louis, April 12 & 13, 2017. You’ll have nine tracks to choose from, including e-commerce, data digital, media, and tech among them. Featuring prominent speakers such as executives from Microsoft, IBM, Refinery29, Pinterest and much more, with a theme of “rise of the digital native,” it can only mean good things happen here.
  • Content Marketing World 2017 – Cleveland, September 5 – 8, 2017. Take your content to new levels when you attend this inspirational and epic event. You’ll have access to 80 sessions and workshops that cover strategy, integration, measurement and more. 225 speakers and counting; this is the way to network!
  • B2B Marketing Forum – Boston, October 3 – 6, 2017. You’ll find the secrets to content success when you join with others who share your dreams and goals. You’ll hear from market leaders who know what’s hot, what’s new, and how to overcome some of your biggest challenges when building sustainable marketing programs.
  • MozCon – Seattle, July 17 – 19, 2017. Industry leaders teach you all about SEO, social media, content marketing, brand development, CRO, and more. You’ll find that knowledge is plentiful since the Moz community is always thinking, always one step ahead, and always planning something unique for you to add to your business agenda.

Pick your location, fill out your registration, and start packing. Do you have a favorite on your list of marketing conferences? Let us know in the comments section.

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