The Best Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2017

The Best Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2017. Social media marketing conferences are not only a great way to learn about new innovations and trends in digital marketing, but they also offer tons of networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities. The top social media conferences of 2017 March 22-24, 2017 San Diego, California Social Media Examiner is a notable resource for social media marketing news and information, and their annual conference is no different. The world’s top experts will be sharing their expertise with more than 4,000 marketers from over 50 countries. Attendees will also have plenty of opportunities to connect face-to-face with these global marketing leaders when they’re not on the stage. Social Media Week is a worldwide conference that “curates and shares the best ideas, innovations, and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society, and culture around the world.” With conferences on six continents, over 70,000 physical attendees, 5,000 speakers, and more than 1 million people joining through social and mobile, Social Media Week is a top source of digital marketing information. Not only will you get top-of-the-class learning opportunities, but also a truly unique networking experience facilitated by the friendly people at Unbounce. If you’re a digital marketing or communications professional, this is one you’ll want to have on your radar. There will also be learning opportunities with innovative speakers, and interactive panels. You’ll have the chance to chat, learn, and share with the biggest brands, agencies, and companies in the world.

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Now that you’ve recycled those champagne corks and swept up the last of the New Year’s Eve confetti, it’s time to think about how to jumpstart your professional growth in 2017. While you could hunker down and crack open a stack of social media theory textbooks, there is a much better option—attending social media conferences.

Social media marketing conferences are not only a great way to learn about new innovations and trends in digital marketing, but they also offer tons of networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities. And, you don’t even have to attend an in-person event to experience all of these benefits! If your 2017 resolutions didn’t include “travel more,” you can attend our very own online social media conference, Connect via Hootsuite.

With so many quality events out there in addition to CvH, it can be hard to decide what social media conferences are worth attending. To save you the trouble, we’ve rounded up some of the top social media conferences of 2017.

The top social media conferences of 2017

March 22-24, 2017

San Diego, California

Social Media Examiner is a notable resource for social media marketing news and information, and their annual conference is no different. The world’s top experts will be sharing their expertise with more than 4,000 marketers from over 50 countries. Attendees will also have plenty of opportunities to connect face-to-face with these global marketing leaders when they’re not on the stage.

Social Media Marketing World also boasts expert-led workshops as well as a brand new Creator Series for bloggers, vloggers, podcasters, and live video producers.

Various dates and locations

While we wish every week was Social Media Week, we’ll settle for the numerous events put on by the leading news platform of the same name. Social Media Week is a worldwide conference that “curates and shares the best ideas, innovations, and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society, and culture around the world.”

With conferences on six continents, over 70,000 physical attendees, 5,000 speakers, and more than 1 million people joining through social and mobile, Social Media Week is a top source of digital marketing information.

The global theme for their 2017 conferences is “Language and the Machine: Algorithms and the Future of Communication.” If you’re wondering exactly what this means, consider the various ways we use digital media to communicate (think emoji, voice commands, chatbots, and GIFs). Find out what these new languages mean for businesses worldwide.

The next Social Media Week conferences take place in New York, Hamburg, and Lagos beginning February 27. There will be conversations and knowledge-sharing surrounding the intersection of human communication and social technology, with keynote addresses, panels, presentations, demos, and workshops.

Dates and location to be announced

While not many details have emerged regarding the 2017 version of the CMX Summit, last year’s event, which was held in San Francisco in November, suggests there’s much to look forward to. The event bills itself as “the premier conference for community professionals, founders, and organizations.” If community is your game, this conference is calling your name.

Learn from over a dozen leaders from companies big and small, attend valuable workshops, get inspired by insightful keynotes, and of course, multiple networking opportunities. CMX Summit will give you the tools to bring the power of collaboration and community to your business.

September 5-8, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio

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