Conferences

A list of industry gatherings

CES

Register

January 5-8, 2023
Las Vegas, NV & Digital

CES® is the most influential tech event in the world — the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators.

This is where the world’s biggest brands do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES features every aspect of the tech sector.

WWD Beauty Digital Forum

January 24, 2023
Convene, New York City

Full day conference dedicated to beauty industry innovation in the digital space. 2023 themes will focus on creating a more direct connection to the beauty consumer across platforms. This will lean heavily into the metaverse, e-commerce, social media, AI and data. The 2023 event will include top executives from global beauty brands as well as entrepreneurs who are thinking creatively to develop new ways to communicate with their audiences.

Creator Economy Live

January 26, 2023
Caesars Forum, Las Vegas

At Creator Economy Live, 100s brands will come together to learn what’s hot, what’s working, and how to deliver influencer ROI.

You’ll attend cutting-edge, tactical sessions delivered by experts and you’ll also get access to all the tools, tech and resources you need to guarantee your influencer marketing campaign delivers ROI and best of all, it’s totally free for brands to attend!

Podfest Expo

January 26-29, 2023
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Podfest Expo is a community of people who are interested in and passionate about sharing their voice and message with the world through the powerful mediums of audio and video. They’re proud to unite as many people as possible to learn, get inspired, and grow better together.

DEW

February 7-8, 2023
Online

Join industry leaders to gain insights into Television + Streaming, Brands + Entertainment, Games + Esports, RightsTech, and Music + Podcasts.

Social Media Strategies Summit

February 21–24, 2023
Virtual

The premier social media conference for solution and service providers to engage directly with a targeted audience of decision-making marketers. Learn from a mix of industry leaders who will share the proven social media strategies they use to grow their brands.

Tastemaker Conference

March 2-3, 2023
Chicago, IL

The premier food blogger conference and community for food content creators. It is a place where food bloggers and content creators don’t just meet, they make. Everyone will be able to make contact with incredible brands and foodies and make career goals by attaining invaluable information on the business aspects of the industry. Most importantly, make lifelong connections in a community of like-minded creatives who want to influence the world with their gift for food.

Podcast Movement Evolutions

March 7-10, 2023
Las Vegas, NV

An event that focuses on the latest research, tools, technology, and cutting-edge information that podcasters and professionals need to stay at the top of their game.
It also features educational and informative breakout sessions and panels spread across three distinct content tracks, enlightening and encouraging keynote talks, and podcasting’s best-networking events and parties.

SXSW

March 10–19, 2023
Austin, TX

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for the global community of digital creatives to encounter cutting-edge ideas, discover new interests, and network with other professionals who share a similar appetite for forward-focused experiences.

Alt Summit

March 12-15, 2023
Palm Springs, CA

The premier conference & community for thousands of creative entrepreneurs & influencers. Alt Summit is the perfect place to find a business bestie (or two) because of the completely collaborative tone of the conference. It’s not a competition or a chance to boast, it’s all about learning from each other, helping each other, and cheering each other on.

ShopTalk

March 26-29, 2023
Las Vegas, NV

The retail industry’s best event, held annually in Las Vegas, Shoptalk is an unprecedented gathering of individuals and companies reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy. The event provides a platform for large retailers and branded manufacturers, startups, tech companies, investors, media and analysts to learn, network, collaborate and evolve.

Ad World

March 29-30, 2023
Online

The world’s brightest minds in advertising to learn, share secrets and connect online.
For two days on 29-30 March 2023, Ad World will stream 6+ Digital Advertising Tracks, consisting of hyper-focused speeches, panels, and live Q&A sessions to help take the business to the next level.
The all-in-one advertising event will bring anyone closer to leading marketers and brands than ever before from the comfort of their home.

NFT.NYC

April 12-14, 2023
New York, NY

The leading NFT event that attracts the Global NFT Community to New York City. It only puts the most passionate speakers from the NFT Community on stage.

Marketing Brew: The Brief

May 11, 2023
New York, NY

The Brief is here to tackle the biggest hurdles modern marketers face – from authenticity in branding and leveraging organic traction to utilizing the latest ad tech and challenging the status quo. Industry leaders from different brands will share their knowledge about these topics giving actionable insights to take home. The day will also include break-out rooms between these presentations, where you’ll get to interact directly with presenters in a panel-style discussion. There will also be plenty of opportunities to connect with fellow marketing professionals before and during the event.

Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo™

May 22–24, 2023
Denver, CO

The Gartner in-person marketing conference is a unique destination experience designed for top leadership teams to connect face-to-face with Gartner experts, peers, and a wide array of solution providers. Together, explore industry-shaping insight in an unforgettable atmosphere of excitement and camaraderie beyond the possibilities of a screen.

Influencer Marketing Show

June 20-21, 2023
Manhattan, NY

Network with the brightest minds as the creator and influencer marketing community descend on NYC for a day and a half of insights and debate. Alongside an unrivaled opportunity to meet the smartest brands, creators, agencies and tech that drive the creator economy forward.

Whatever your objective, you’ll walk away with several strategies, new ideas and the confidence to convince any C-Suite that influencer marketing can drive incredible results in an authentic, transparent and measurable manner.

Influencer Marketing World

June 21-22, 2023
London, UK

An exciting conference for the savvy and creative marketer, looking to take their influencer marketing campaigns to the next level! 

Taking place in London, the carefully curated agenda will share growth opportunities, trends and engagement techniques within the lucrative world of influencer strategies.

VidCon

June 21–24, 2023
Anaheim, CA

The world’s leading digital creators, platform innovators, and their fans converge in one place. It’s the magic of online creators in real life! It is where everyone involved in that online magic comes together, in real life and in real time. The creators, the fans, the brands, all of us in one place — sometimes gathering in-person in cities all over the world, and sometimes connecting virtually. But always completely in-the-moment.

TBEX

July 17-21, 2023
Eau Claire, WI

TBEX conferences attract 500-700 of the top travel and lifestyle creators from around the world. The mission is to meet up, network, and learn the latest trends, strategies, and tactics from each other. To become better creators, grow our audiences and of course, make more money blogging. AKA Monetizing our content.

Podcast Movement

August 21-24, 2023
Denver, CO

The world’s largest gathering of podcasters. Featuring thousands of attendees, hundreds of breakout sessions, panels, and workshops, plus the largest trade show in podcasting. Attendees have the freedom to “choose their own adventure”, as they navigate 10+ different content stages throughout the four-day event, as well as dozens of amazing networking events, parties, and the expo hall floor. Topics cover anything and everything to do with podcasting, and appeal to industry professionals, new podcasters, and experienced podcasters like.

Independent Podcast Conference

September 8-9, 2023
Swedesboro, NJ

ICON originally started out as Mid-Atlantic Podcast started as a Facebook group for podcasters who live in the Mid-Atlantic States. The idea was to bring podcasters together for meet-ups, Google Hangouts and eventually grow into conferences. After seeing the interest to have a podcast (exclusive) conference in the northeast, Joe Pardo jumped on the opportunity to make it happen. It is an extension of Super Joe Pardo’s passion to host amazing events with great people!

VidSummit

October 3-5, 2023
Dallas, Texas

It is where you become an industry insider. Without the fans at the event, influencers share the truth of what they do – the truth they would never share online. In other words, VidSummit is the only event where dozens of the top 1% of influencers show you how to get fans fast, build a brand, and make millions from your content.

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