Ten To Attend — Top Social Media Conferences in 2017

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

By SummitSync


Specialty conferences dedicated to different portions of digital marketing are on the rise. Social media marketing, one of the largest subsectors of digital marketing, is at the forefront of this boom with dozens of events around the world. In our latest piece in the series Ten to Attend we narrowed down the list to the ten top social media conferences in 2017 where you’ll learn, discover new opportunities, and network with thousands of professionals.

Adobe Summit

March 19–23, 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada

Adobe Summit is designed for digital marketers and offers a dynamic experience with Kate Mckinnon as the host and speakers like Peyton Manning. They’re also featuring over 150 sessions and will keep the networking opportunities going with performances by One Republic and Death Cab for Cutie. We’d recommend this for social media marketers who are looking to learn more about the expanding world of digital marketing. Adobe Summit 2017 | The Digital Marketing Conference | March 19-23 *Join us at Adobe Summit and discover strategies to transform your business and deliver personal and engaging customer…*summit.adobe.com

Social Media Marketing World

March 22–24, 2017

San Diego

Dubbed the world’s largest social media conference, it’s no wonder this event made the list. Put on by Social Media Examiner, the event promises over 3,000 attendees and 120 speakers including Guy Kawasaki and Jay Baer. They emphasize networking opportunities and learning from other attendees, so we’re sure you’ll leave with new knowledge. It’s a definitive winner for top social media conferences in 2017. Social Media Marketing World: Social Media’s Mega Conference! *Join 3,000 fellow marketers at the mega-conference designed to inspire and empower you with social media marketing…*www.socialmediaexaminer.com

Marketing Nation Summit

April 23–27, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Boosting over 6,000 attendees, 120 sessions, and six keynotes this is a top event for digital marketers. This is great for those social media marketers who are looking to broaden their reach and take their careers to the next level. The Marketing Nation Summit, 2017 - Sponsors *Sponsor the best marketing event of the year and get in front of the best and brightest marketers from companies around…*events.marketo.com

Social Media Strategies Summit

April 26–28, 2017

Chicago, IL

The longest running social media summit is back again this year with three different dates and locations coming up in 2017. This conference will leave social media marketers with actionable insights into trends, building content, and paid social media. Be sure to register by March 17 for a discount on tickets. The Social Media Strategies Summit *Social Media Strategies Summit - A social media marketing conference focused on providing engaging & informative social…*socialmediastrategiessummit.com

The Social Shake-Up

May 22–24, 2017

Atlanta, Georgia

Presented by PR News & Social Media Today, this newer conference promises three full days of nothing but social media. With speakers from Twitter, Google, Oracle, Arby’s, Coca-Cola, and the American Cancer Society, the event is focusing on top social trends including live streaming, social selling, and Snapchat. Buy your pass before March 3 and save up to $700. Join Coca-Cola, Arby’s, PwC & other social media innovators on May 22–24 in ATL *To get your messages across the digital and social universe and to test their effectiveness you must navigate the ins…*www.socialshakeupshow.com

Unbounce Call to Action Conference

June 25–27, 2017

Vancouver, Canada

This carefully curated conference with roughly 1,300 digital marketers will focus heavily on refreshing actionable insights. All event tickets include roundtables and workshops and “unique surprises.” Not much info is out yet on the 2017 event so keep checking back for updates. Speakers | Unbounce Call To Action Conference - June 25-27, 2017 *Join 1000+ marketers in Vancouver for Call To Action Conference 2017. Learn actionable marketing tactics at Unbounce’s…*calltoactionconference.unbounce.com

ANA Digital & Social Media Conference

July 12–14 2017

San Diego, CA

They’ve been hosting this conference for seven years so they might know a thing or two about the industry. Join other top client-side professionals in topics ranging from content marketing to influencers to agency management. There will be plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow social media marketers during the three days in beautiful San Diego. 2017 ANA Digital & Social Media Conference Presented by Meredith | Industry Conferences | Events … *The ANA has negotiated a special room rate of $299/night. In order to use the ANA rate, you must be registered to…*www.ana.net


September 25–28, 2017

Boston, MA

Very little information has been revealed for this year’s Inbound Conference but we’re expecting big things after last year’s event. They have previously featured Alec Baldwin, Ryan Bonnici, and Natalia S. Burke discussing topics from diversity to content marketing. You can check back for more details or trust us when we say this is a top social media conference in 2017 that you won’t want to miss so buy your tickets now for crazy discounted prices. INBOUND 2017 | Register *Register for INBOUND 2017 at the BCEC September 25-28th in Boston, MA.*www.inbound.com

Social Tools & Best Practices Summit

October 26, 2017

San Jose, CA

This is the first event focused purely on the tools social media marketers can use to grow businesses and show positive ROI. With over 250 senior decision makers expected to attend, this event is geared toward upper management and executives. Social Tools Summit Social Tools Summitsocialtoolssummit.com

Social Media Week

Around the World

Social Media Week is not just a single week but dozens of events around the world that focus on how social media is changing business, society, and cultures around the world. The attendees for these events range from C-level executives to personal bloggers so there is sure to be an abundance of knowledge and passion. They always feature top speakers from companies like Facebook, New York Times, and Refinery29. Be sure to check out when it’s coming to a city near you below. Social Media Week - Reimagining Human Connectivity *A leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations, and insights into…*socialmediaweek.org

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