With the second month of 2017 coming in full swing, there’s a lot to look forward to in the digital publishing and marketing worlds this year.
For digital publishing, there are two main summits and one conference to look forward to, no matter where in the world you are located:
Digital Publishing Innovation Summit
New York, NY July 12-13
London, England June 12-13
San Francisco, CA December 6-7
This event includes highly impressive speakers from some of the biggest names in the industry. The New York summit will include over 40 speakers, including Russ Torres, VP, Video and content strategy from USA Today and Mina Seetharaman, Global Director of content strategy at The Economist. In San Francisco, the speakers will feature Jen Brown, SVP, Brand Partnerships at NBC Universal and David Burns, VP, Strategic Partnerships at The Onion. Finally, the London Summit will host Neil Hall, Head of Product at BBC Sport and Jeff Moriarty, Chief Digital Officer at Johnston Press. Some topics that will be covered at these summits include “How to Maximize Third Party Publishing Channels” and “Verifying Content in an Era of “Fake News””.
For more information:
New York – https://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/digital-publishing-innovation-summit-new-york-2017
San Francisco – https://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/digital-publishing-innovation-summit-san-francisco-2017
Lisbon – https://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/digital-publishing-innovation-summit-london-2017
Digiday Publishing Summit
Lisbon, Portugal February 21-23
Vail, CO on March 29-31
The Portugal summit will feature speakers such as Neil Hall, Head of Product at BBC Sport and Cécile Dehesdin, Editor in chief at Buzzfeed France. The Vail summit will be hosting speaker such as Justin Smith, CEO at Bloomberg Media and Alex Wellen, Chief Product Officer at CNN. The agenda includes topics that include “Succeeding in a Distributed Platform Reality” and “Making Video Profitable and Profound”.
For more information:
Lisbon – http://digiday.com/event/publishing-summit-europe-lisbon-2017/
Vail – http://digiday.com/event/publishing-summit-march-2017-vail/
London, England March 13
A one day conference, this is the perfect event to attend if you’re interested in a digital publishing conference but can’t attend a lengthy summit. Offering speakers including Ashleigh Gardner, Head of Writer and Publisher Partnerships at Wattpad and Erin Murray, Strategic Partnerships at Facebook, this event is definitely not one to miss.
For more information: http://quantum.londonbookfair.co.uk/en/About/
As for digital Marketing, there are 11 conferences worth attending this year:
SXSW Brands and Marketing Conference
Austin, TX March 11-16
This 6 day conference offers a large variety of sessions, including “Marketing in the Age of Digital Music” and “Memories Matter: Leveraging the Experience Economy”. It truly has a session fit for everyone and presents many opportunities to learn about new and exciting topics.
For more information: https://www.sxsw.com/conference/brands-and-marketing/
Digital Media Strategies 2017
King’s Place, London February 20-23
Held annually, this conference was a big success in 2016 and the streak will continue at this year’s conference, which features over 50 highly-qualified speakers ranging from Vox Media and Refinery29 to Google and Yahoo. A truly prestigious event, this conference is an amazing opportunity to both learn and network.
For more information: http://digital-media-strategies.com/
Digital Innovators Summit
Berlin, Germany March 19-21
Commencing in March, the 10th annual Digital Innovators Summit is 2 days filled with intriguing sessions from inspiring speakers. This is also a great chance to network with international executives, publishers, editors, marketing and sales teams and more! Not to mention you get to explore the beautiful city of Berlin!
For more information: http://www.innovators-summit.com/dis-programme/
Napa Valley, CA March 30-31
Are you an SEO, SEM, analyst, marketing executive, digital agency, large brand, or digital/social marketer? The Napa Summit is the perfect place for you to develop your skills and meet other people and experts in your field. There will be experts attending from companies including Disney, Home Depot, Nordstrom Rack and WebMD.
For more information: http://napasummit.com
Midwest Digital Marketing Conference
St. Louis, MO April 12-13
Started in 2013, this conference is a prime event for digital marketing specialists and college students alike. It will feature speakers from some of the most successful names in the business; Twitter, Microsoft, Pinterest, and more.
For more information: https://umsldigitalconference.com/
Dublin, Ireland February 9th
6 workshops led by highly impressive experts. 20 motivational and educating speakers. All of this in one day and found at the 3XE Digital conference in Dublin. Come to network, learn and bring back new and innovating ideas.
For more information: http://3xedigital.com/pricing-2/
Digital Marketing Conference
San Diego, CA May 10-12
Perfect for market leaders, marketing analytics leaders, customer experience and commerce leaders and multichannel marketing leaders, this conference teaches new tools and techniques to advance your skills. Speakers include best-selling authors and Gardner research experts.
For more information: http://www.gartner.com/events/na/digital-marketing?cm_mmc=van-_-GML2-_-1-_-hp#
San Francisco, CA May 9-11
Hosted by the Digital Agency Network, these three days will be filled with over 60 educational sessions and thousands of networking opportunities.
For more information: http://digitalagencynetwork.com/martech-san-francisco-2017/
By: Liya Land/ Content Writer