Make 2017 the year you expand your knowledge and grow your networking circle, by making an effort to attend one, two, or even all of the top marketing conferences of the year. Aside from providing you with incredible opportunities to learn from fellow industry experts, marketing conferences are ideal for networking, broadening horizons, and discovering markets unrelated to your own.

Last year we talked about 2016’s must-attend marketing conferences, and we’re just as excited about this year’s lineup. Grab your calendar and start blacking out dates for the top seven marketing conferences of 2017!


1) Altitude Summit

Held in sunny Palm Springs, California, from January 31 – February 3, Altitude Summit is recognized as the “premiere conference for creative entrepreneurs and stylish social media influencers.” At Alt Summit, attendees will be dazzled with classes and information for every skill set.

Altitude Summit offers something for every type of marketer to benefit from. Whether you’re a successful product designer or just getting started in the social media space, Alt Summit is the marketing conference for you. Click here to learn more about everything in store at Altitude Summit this winter!

2) SearchLove

This quick yet impactful two-day conference kicks off on February 23, and takes place in stunning San Diego, California, at the gorgeous Paradise Point Resort. “Power up your skills over two days. Industry leaders will reveal exactly how to stay at the cutting edge of online marketing. From analytics and optimization, to content and paid promotions, all the crucial topics are covered.”

Interested in reading more about SearchLove? Click here to get answers to all of your questions, and even purchase your conference tickets.

3) Social Media Week New York

Recognized as “one of the premiere digital media conferences in the United States,” Social Media Week New York joins a collection of the industry’s top brands, experts, and individuals. The week-long event runs from February 27 through March 3, at TimesCenter in New York, New York.

When attending Social Media Week New York, you’ll find yourself at the “intersection of entertainment, media, marketing and technology.” Ready to see what all the fuss is about? Click here to learn everything you need to know, and more!

4) Social Media Marketing World

Hosted by Social Media Examiner, Social Media Marketing world is proudly known as the largest social media marketing conference in the world. This must-attend conference takes places in San Diego, CA, on March 22-24, 2017.

“Join 4,000 fellow marketers at the mega-conference designed to inspire and empower you with social media marketing ideas.” Click here to get additional details, view the speaker lineup and agenda, and even watch video highlights from last year’s conference.

5) Marketing United

Calling all modern marketers! This action-packed three-day conference is where marketers from all over the globe come together to learn from industry experts, brainstorm and share ideas, and find their inspiration. If you’re amped up and ready to tackle today’s most challenging modern marketing dilemmas, you won’t want to miss out on Marketing United 2017.

Marketing United kicks off on April 19 in the heart of Downtown Nashville, TN. What are you waiting for? Snag your tickets now!


Itching for an excuse to immerse yourself in everything from content strategy and mobile marketing to marketing automation and data analytics? Look no further – the 2017 DIGIMARCON CRUISE is for you! As if you needed another excuse to scoop up a ticket to this 3rd annual conference, the entire seven-day event takes place aboard the spectacular “Oasis of the Seas” cruise ship.

Departing from Orlando, FL, on April 16, 2017, you’ll enjoy a dazzling trip through the Southern Caribbean, stopping to soak up the sun in Nassau, St. Thomas, and St. Maarten. Click here to learn more about this incredible marketing conference cruise!

7) eMetrics Summit

Centrally located in San Francisco at the Marriot Marquis near Mascone, eMetrics promises three days of fun, networking, and learning. With 30 sessions to choose from, you’ll have the opportunity to hear industry-leading experts share their two cents on everything from best practices to analytics.

eMetrics Summit starts on May 15, wrapping up on May 18. Click here to get more details about eMetrics Summit, “the Future of Marketing Analytics.”

Final Thoughts

As a marketer, you have the advantage of working in a field that never sleeps. There is never a shortage of information, data, changes, or updates, and staying at the forefront is what you do best. To keep your skills sharp, continuing education is essential. Which marketing conferences are you planning on attending in 2017?