Top 20 Digital Marketing Conferences to Attend – Runrex

Top 20 Digital Marketing Conferences to Attend

Digital marketing conferences, as covered in detail over at, are excellent resources for digital marketers as not only does one leave inspired and armed with many ideas which they can use in their marketing campaigns, they also get a chance to build better relationships with colleagues, while also expanded one’s network. If you are looking for a digital marketing conference to attend in the remaining part of this year and early next year, this article should be of great help as it will look to list the top 20 digital marketing conferences to attend.

Inbound 2020

Originally scheduled for August 2020 in Boston, this event has been moved to the 22nd-23rd of September 2020 and is now virtual as discussed over at Known as the ultimate HubSpot meetup, this conference is the chance to connect you with other HubSpot users and marketers, inspiring and educating you. It is a great event for both HubSpot users and non-users, as well as marketers from any level, whether you are a c-suite marketer or a specialist.

Advertising Week

This is another digital marketing conference worth attending in 2020, as it brings together an excellent blend of thought leadership content and engaging special events, with attendees from all sorts of sectors, from public relations pros to advertising executives and so much more as is covered over at  It is set for the 29th of September to the 8th of October, 2020, with passes starting at $125.

LeadsCon Las Vegas

This is another event that was scheduled to take place earlier this year but has had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will now be taking place virtually between the 30th of September and the 2nd of October, 2020. From discussions over at, it is referred to as the “world’s largest event for the lead generation community” due to its focus on lead generation and performance marketing.

Youth Marketing Strategy

Now in its 6th year, this is another top digital marketing event to attend this year. This conference is focused on the next generation of consumers, Gen Z, and is the one to attend if you want to learn how to target this new generation successfully through such things as college marketing, influencer marketing, and so forth. It is set for October 13th-14th, with this year’s event being held online, and passes starting at $75.

PubCon Pro Las Vegas

This conference, PubCon’s second of the year, has been billed as “a full-stack marketing conference”. Popular for its famous Masters Group Workshops, it is an excellent event to attend for SEOs, SEMs, webmasters, web developers, content marketers, and website owners and is scheduled for the 12th to the 15th of October, 2020, in Las Vegas Nevada.

Content Marketing World

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, event organizers announced that this year’s conference will be entirely virtual, as covered over at, and will take place between the 13th to the 16th of October,2020. This year’s event promises to be even bigger than last year’s, which had more than 120 sessions and workshops presented by marketers from around the world.

Incite Group Brand Marketing & Digital Summit

Yet another event that is now fully remote and virtual, although it was formerly set to take place in New York City. As is revealed in discussions over at, it is known as the most senior meeting for marketing, digital, and social media leaders from big brands. The fact that it focusses on in-house marketers offering a platform for 500+ CMOs and SVP/VPs is what makes it unique. Although it is free, availability is limited.

MarketingProfs B2B Forum

This is another excellent digital marketing conference to attend this year, with this one also being virtual. According to the gurus over at, unlike most other conferences, this one focusses on B2B marketers and is an excellent forum to network with fellow B2B marketers. This year’s virtual event will have over 41 sessions and 6 keynote speakers, including the highly-respected Ann Handley from MarketingProfs.

B2B Marketing Exchange

Sticking with conferences for B2B marketers, this is yet another one that you should consider attending. Set to take place in February next year at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona, it is a great conference for B2B marketers, CMOs, B2B freelance writers, as well as B2B strategists.

SMX West

This conference unites the brightest minds in SEO and SEM and is hosted by Search Engine Land. Its sessions are fast-paced, informative, and packed with Q&A sessions, making it an excellent conference to attend, particularly for SEO, SEM, and marketing analytics pros. It is also set for early 2021, with the date yet to be communicated.

Social Media Marketing World

This event is set for between the 29th of February to the 2nd of March, 2021, in San Diego, California. It is one conference you must attend if you are among those people tasked with social media marketing at an organization or company. Sessions, as discussed over at, are broken down by category: corporate social, video marketing, live video, Instagram, LinkedIn, and many others.

Call to Action Conference

Set for the 29th of September to the 1st of October in Vancouver, Canada, this conference sponsored by landing page builder and platform, Unbounce, is another one worth attending. As its name suggests, and as is explained over at, this event is focused on content marketing and CTAs and has lots of inspiring sessions and keynote speakers.

Reach 2020

G2, the real-time software review platform, is hosting this conference for the 2nd time ever on the 7th to 8th of October, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois. According to the subject matter experts over at, this conference provides its audience with an unbiased, uncensored, and forward-thinking agenda, as well as some excellent keynote speakers.

Internet Summit

The fact that last year’s event featured speakers like Reshma Saujani from Girls Who Code, Beverly Jackson from MGM Resorts International, among others, just shows how it is an event you have to attend. This conference, spanning over 3 days, offers over 90 sessions as well as over 3,000 minutes of content. Set for the 17th to the 19th of November this year, it is one you have to attend if you get the chance.

This gem of a conference is hosted by TechCrunch and is geared towards startups and innovators in the tech space. Session tracks range from artificial intelligence to space, networking, and so much more, including lots of interactive workshops. If you are in tech, then this is a conference you can’t fail to attend. It is set for early October this year.

Yext Onward

As is discussed in detail over at, this conference is the go-to conference for matter search, particularly the future of search. It features some of the biggest names in search marketing as keynote speakers, as well as lots of interactive workshops and sessions, providing you with an opportunity to learn and network. It is also set for late October of this year and is one you can’t afford to miss out on.

Adobe Summit – The Digital Experience

Having already occurred virtually this year, as revealed over at, it is also set for early next year and is one you have to prepare for to avoid missing out. Sponsored by Adobe, it is an excellent conference to attend if you are looking for insights on concepts such as marketing automation, digital transformation, and so much more, with more than a dozen content tracks and over 400 sessions.

MarTech West

Given that the 2020 event was canceled due to the COVID-19 situation, it is important to look forward to the 2021 iteration of this conference sponsored by Third Door Media. As per the gurus over at, it is the perfect event for senior-level and hybrid professionals, as it offers them an opportunity to exchange ideas and innovation across technology, marketing, and management.

Confab – The Content Strategy Conference

The dates for next year’s event have already been set, as it is set to take place from the 2nd to 6th of May, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sponsored by Brain Traffic, it is a great event for content librarians, content strategists, user experience professionals, and project managers as this conference are focused on content architecture, content design, and creating in-house content efficiency.


Also known as The Content Experience, this is an event that aims to connect like-minded practitioners in content marketing, demand generation, and sales to help them understand the importance of content marketing strategies in the buyer journey. It is a great conference for brand marketers, content marketers, as well as writers, helping them understand how customer experiences can drive every stage of the buyer journey.

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