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13 July 2016 

Top Media Conferences To Attend This Year: Featuring Over 60 Media Events

Josh Levine
Top Media Conferences To Attend This Year: Featuring Over 60 Media Events

In an ever-changing world, media remains a constant influence. Though forms of media change, its impact on our daily lives remains. To stay informed on all things media, check out this go-to-guide for the best upcoming media conferences!  

We’ve created a directory featuring the best upcoming media events to streamline your research. Use this as your go-to guide for in-person experiences to learn about the world of media!

For a more recently updated list, check out our Media and Publishing Events Directory.

Upcoming Media Conferences  

July  Conferences August Conferences September Conferences October Conferences November Conferences December Conferences
January Conferences  February Conferences March Conferences April Conferences May Conferences Feature Your Event

July 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Digital Marketing 2016: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXChange Asheville, NC

Experience the newest trends in the world of digital marketing.

July 5th, 2016  $2795
Digital Publishing Innovation Summit New York, NY

Featuring industry leaders from Forbes, Elite Daily, Thrillist and more discuss the modernization of media, and trends of digital publishing.

July 13, 2016  $400-1,995
Startup Grind NYC: Steven van Wel New York, NY

Learn from Steven van Wel, CEO & Co-Founder of Karma as he discusses product development, marketing, and more!

July 14, 2016 $20
Startup Grind NYC: Liz Wessel New York, NY

Meet Liz Wessel, Founder of Wayup, and learn all about her experiences creating the largest marketplace for college students to discover and apply for jobs and internships.

July 19, 2016 $20
OMMA Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Discover the real opportunities in a rapidly changing marketing economy for the near future.

July 19, 2016 $80-$1600
2016 ANA Digital & Social Media Conference Presented by Meredith Colorado Springs, CO

The 6th Annual ANA Digital & Social Media Conference will touch upon social media, native advertising, and many more imperative topics in the world of media.

July 20, 2016 $1,095-$1,295
Her Conference 2016  New York, NY

Her Campus Media’s flagship conference helps college women gain insight and confidence with media, journalism, and marketing.

July 23, 2016 $60
Digital Summit Minneapolis   Minneapolis, MN

This jam-packed weekend features industry leaders from the biggest companies in tech. Learn all about digital strategies, content marketing, startups and more!

 July 25, 2016  $245-$545
An Event Apart  Washington, D.C.

An event apart allows in-depth UX and web design development from experts in the field. Learn about everything from design and code to exciting content.

July 25, 2016  $549-$1,390
The Email Design Conference – London London, U.K.

Bringing the email community together, The Email Design Conference connects peers to celebrate their craft, and design platforms to nurture, share and grow with email.

July 26, 2016 £800-£1280
Affiliate Summit East  New York, NY

This combined trade show and conference offers an area packed with vendors, tech providers and more with an estimated attendance of over 5500.

July 31, 2016  $99-$1249

August 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
ClickZLive Hong Kong  Hong Kong, China

ClickZLive provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about digital marketing, from strategy to execution.

August 2, 2016 $595-$900
Content Jam  Chicago, IL

This two-day content marketing conference features 14 speakers and 300 marketers, and delves into content strategy, promotion, conversion and analytics.

August 3, 2016 $99-$699
BlogHer Los Angeles, CA

BlogHer empowers women through the celebration of women created content across various forms of media across. This conference will provide insight thanks to a plethora of great keynotes and speakers.

August 4, 2016 $99-$999
The Email Design Conference – Boston Boston, MA

This conferences prides itself on being free from product pitches – its all about the content! Learn about designing and producing the best emails possible.

August 15, 2016 $695-$1395
Social Media Strategies Summit -Dallas Dallas, TX

Looking to get ahead with social media? This is the conference for you! Experience the forefront of the industry, learning about compelling content, storytelling and more!

August 17, 2018 $399-$1099
Social Fresh  Orlando, FL

This 4-day conference at the Wyndham Hotel in Orlando offers involved networking, workshops, and presentations that are all-things social.

 August 18, 2018 $1300-$2500
High Traffic Academy  Las Vegas, NV

Regarded as “not your typical marketing event,” High Traffic Academy promises to bring your entire business to the next level through internet marketing.

August 22, 2016  $197-$2497
Digital Summit Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA

Learn from the best and brightest about the fast-paced world of digital marketing, from leaders in companies such as Google, Microsoft, GoPro, and Adidas.

August 23, 2016  $245-$745
An Event Apart Chicago, IL

Set yourself apart learning from leaders in the design industry. Focus on UX, digital design and more at this 3-day Chicago based conference.

August 29, 2016  $499-$1390
ClickZLive San Francisco Los Angelos, CA

This ClickZLive ran conference focuses on the digital arms race. It plans to inform and teach about mastering the skills to acquire, convert and maintain your customers.

August 29, 2016 $695-$1295

September 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Content Marketing World Cleveland, OH

One of the world’s largest Content Marketing conference’s boasts over 3500 attendees from 55+ countries. Learn from the best and brightest in the industry.

September 6, 2016 $1730-$2495
Digital Strategy Innovation Summit  Sydney, AUS

With speakers from LinkedIn, Twitter, L’Oreal, ABC and more, this forward-thinking media conference will allow you to delve into the world of digital marketing and all it entails.

 September 6, 2016 A$595-A$1395
Mozcon  Seattle, WA

The conference is three days of intensive lectures on SEO, social media, community building, brand development content marketing and more. Many things a marketer at a media company must eventually master.

 September 12, 2016  $639-$1299
ONA 16 Denver, CO

Experience the best of digital media, combining journalists, designers, and more.

September 15, 2016 $30-$989
Digital Design & Web Innovaiton Summit Los Angeles, CA

Learn from industry thought leaders about the tools and techniques to make the most out of web and digital design.

September 15, 2016 $700-$2095
Digital Summit DC Washington D.C.

Learn to market smarter. Digital Summit provides real solutions and practical information to optimize better customer experiences.

September 20, 2016 $245-$545
Agents of Change Portland, ME

This one day event provides professional development for those looking to effectively reach their ideal customers. Listen and learn from the best about the best strategies for improving search rankings and social media engagements.

September 23, 2016 $124-$199
New York Media Festival New York, NY

Discover the ins and outs of entertainment, media and tech, with a focus on brand advertising, monetization, and distribution.

September 26, 2016 $325-$1999
Social Media Strategies Summit  San Francisco, CA

At Social Media Strategies Summit, experience insight into fueling social media strategies through content and storytelling. Transcend your online presence during this 3-day conference.

September 27, 2016 $495-$1399

October 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
An Event Apart  Orlando, FL

Intensely focused on digital design, this is a great event focusing on website design. Featuring 18 speakers and sessions through 3 jam-packed days.

October 3, 2016 $499-$1390
Dreamforce San Fransisco, CA

No matter what your position may be Dreamforce 2016 will help you in your efforts of understanding cloud technology, data analysis, and the impact of an optimized sales cycle.

October 4, 2016 $999
Festival of Marketing London, England

The Festival of Marketing holds the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Marketing Session,” and celebrates the “Masters of Marketing” award.

October 5, 2016 £695-£995
2016 Annual Conference: Inspired Marketing Orlando, FL

The official center for marketers the AMA brings in the top experts on the most innovative practices in marketing.

October 5, 2016 $1200-$1400
InboundCon Toronto, Canada

Regarded as Canada’s most actionable inbound marketing conference, inbound con will teach you the ins and outs of inbound marketing.

October 6, 2016 $499-$699
ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference  Los Angeles, CA

Discover the latest best practices for multicultural marketing plans, from speeches from key industry leaders and enticing breakout sessions.

October 9, 2016 $300-$1495
Pubcon Las Vegas, NV

Pubcon is the top social media and optimization conference and expo that brings in some of the biggest speakers out to date.

October 10, 2016 $299-$599
Digital Summit Dallas Dallas, TX

Based in Dallas, this digital summit conference looks to rearrange and transform the future of the digital commerce ecosystem.

October 11, 2016 TBD
Digital Summit Detroit Detroit, MI

Fill your brain with thought leadership and practical solutions; expand your intellect and learn all about the digital world and its relationship with marketing.

October 11, 2016 $245-$545
&Then: DMA 2016 Los Angeles, CA

&Then collects the marketing industries top CEOs, copywriters, analysts, and strategists under one roof to look over how the industry is changing

October 16, 2016 $1095-$2295
Digital Marketing World Forum  New York, NY

Boasting the world’s most dynamic and senior executives, this worldwide marketing conferences convenes in the big apple to tackle challenges of the digital future.

October 18, 2016 $149-$999
Grace Hopper: Celebrating Women in Computing  Houston, TX

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the biggest event that brings in the most impactful women technologists.

 10/19/2016  $350-$950
Marketing Festival 2016 Ostrava, Czech Republic

An insightful, global event based in the Czech Republic. This is a great option for Europeans that don’t want to cross an ocean; its world-renowned content will sent you business on the right path for digital marketing.

October 20, 2016 TBD
Revolve Charleston, SC

Revolve is the conference for those that are looking to create, build, and promote a brand! Its at the forefront of the industry and will provide great insight for all levels.

October 26, 2016 $250-$499
Incite Marketing Summit  New York, NY

This brand-focused marketing conference provides three days of cutting edge sessions, innovative talks, and compelling content. Incite Marketing Summit is a great option for CMO’s and marketing leaders from all over to learn about the newest trends in the industry.

October 27, 2016  $1696-$2595

November 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price

Forbes CMO Conference

Coronado, CA

One of the most qualified conference in the United States, The Forbes CMO Conference teaches the all-important leadership skills all CMO’s should have to build a strong company culture.

November 1, 2016 TBD

Web Summit


Lisbon, Portugal

Marketing leaders convene in Lisbon to discuss the fresh ideas in the industry of digital marketing. Expect influential speakers, and highly thoughtful sessions.

November 7, 2016 €400-€5245

Real-Time Advertising Summit

London, U.K.

This 3rd annual installment takes the challenges emerging with real time advertising and provides key insights into the industry. Expect top industry keynotes discussing best practices and the main drivers surrounding the issues.

November 9, 2016 £846-



Chicago, IL

Learn all about the strategies, technologies and leaderships behind forward thinking digital experiences.

November 14, 2016 $750-$1795

Internet Summit


Raleigh, NC

Known as the definitive digital gathering, this forward thinking conference features speakers from MOZ, GoPro, MarketingProfs, and SoulPancake.

November 16, 2016 $245-$845

Gilbane Digital Content Conference 



Boston, MA

This conference looks to provide attendees with the tools to create well designed content. It aims to use accelerating technology to improve content for the future.

November 29, 2016 $0-$1695

December 2016 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Ignition: Future of Digital New York, NY

This conference, run by Business Insider, brings together 750 senior executives from tech, media, entertainment and more to gain insights into progressive digital business models.

December 5, 2016 $2396-$2995

Eventful Forum 2016

New York, NY

Experience the technological frontiers of digital marketing. This insighful conference will delve into the trends of dark social, VR, wearable tech, and more!

December 9, 2016 $500

January 2017 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Brands-Only Summit 2017    Orlando, FL

This conference boasts tons of classes, cases studies and discussions having anything and everything to do with social media – best of all, there are no vendors. Focus solely on improving your social media program.

January 23, 2017 $500-$1500

Future Media Lab 2017

Brussels, Belgium


Discover the financial side of journalism. Future Media Labb’s annual conference discusses innovative ways of financing quality journalism, in addition to crowdfunding.

January 24, 2017


February 2017 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price

MarketingSherpa Summit 2017


Las Vegas, NV

This go-to forum for customer first marketing tactics teaches hands on practices such as email, mobile, digital and data marketing.

February 13, 2017 $1095-$2095

March 2017 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Social Media Marketing World San Diego, CA

Social media has become the future of communication: learn the best tips and tricks around social media marketing from the world’s top experts.

March 22, 2017 $847-$1597

April 2017 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price


Orlando, FL


This Royal Carribbean cruise-based conference provides digital marketing training sessions, along with top industry leaders.

April 16, 2017 $795

MedCom 2017 


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This Asian-based conference is the 3rd annual installment of the world conference on Media and Mass Communication.

April 21, 2017 TBD

May 2017 Conferences

Event Name Location Description Start Date Ticket Price
Digimarcon New York, NY

This conference boasts top thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry. Expect sessions on customer loyalty, increasing sales, improving lead generation and more!

May 12, 2017 $295-$1195
World Social Marketing Conference  Washington, D.C.

This global movement dedicates its weekend to capturing and spreading good practice in social marketing. It looks to increase operational effectiveness at all strategic levels for attendees.

May 16, 2017 $415-$535

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