Your Ultimate Marketing Conference Guide For 2017

The world of digital marketing is constantly changing. Information found online can sometimes be years old, and no longer relevant. Business professional’s aim to attend at least one marketing conference a year to fine-tune their skills. With that in mind we’ve put together a list of the top marketing conferences taking place during 2017 in Canada, the US and the UK. Here is your ultimate marketing conference guide for 2017.

Marketing Conference in January 2017


15th -17th                      Las Vegas, Nevada           Affiliate Summit West                                     $99 – $1,249

Enjoy a night or two stay in Paris, Las Vegas, while you learn about and keep up-to-date with the latest details and changing landscape of affiliate marketing.

18th – 19th            New York City, NY            Adexchanger’s Industry Preview                 $2,495

Attend this two-day event in the Grand Hyatt New York to gather insights on leading marketing gurus’ views on what to expect in marketing technology in 2017.

29th – 31st            Hollywood, California     IAB Annual Leadership Meeting                 $2,595 – $3,695

Senior marketing executives gather together on South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, to discuss their plans and ideas for collaborative advancement, in the world of marketing and advertising.

30th – 1st               Miami, Florida                   Inaugural Chief Customer Officer Forum $1,695 – $2,695

Chief Customer Officers will meet for the first CCO Forum in Miami, Florida and share CCOs, to share and discover the biggest challenges and opportunities of implementing a completely customer-centric approach into business.


31st – 1st                 London, UK                         Digital Pharma Conference                          £499 – £1448

The Millennium Mayfair Hotel, London, hosts industry specialists discussing the digital possibilities for marketing in the world of pharma.

Marketing Conference in February 2017


1st – 2nd                 Orlando, Florida                Carnegie Conference                                     $795

Recruitment marketers will converge on the Disney yacht resort in Orlando to discuss what’s hot in the recruitment marketing industry.

7th – 9th                 San Francisco, CA             SaaStr Annual Conference                           $849 – $2,549

Meet with like-minded software marketing professionals in San Francisco, to hear inspirational and practical news and details from the digital leaders from the world of software as a service (SAAS).

21st – 23rd            New Jersey, NY                 Channel Optimization in Pharma               $699 – $3,796

 Uncover the benefits of target marketing at this three-day pharma and biotech marketing conference at the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel.

22nd – 23rd           Phoenix, AZ                        Digital Marketing Summit                             $245 – $645

Hear from marketing leaders across the industry and learn new strategies for marketing on all digital platforms in Phoenix.             

23rd – 24th            San Diego, CA                    SearchLove Conference                                $999 – $1,599

Paradise Point Resort in San Diego hosts the SearchLove marketing conference where marketing professionals can hear and meet knowledgeable and inspirational leaders discuss the future of analytics, content marketing and more.

28th – 2nd              Raleigh, N. Carolina         HighFive Conference                                      $590 – $745

Marketers from the Triangle learn about strategies that work, from other, local marketers and discover new ideas, systems and contacts at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.


13th – 14th            Toronto                                Big Data & Analytics Summit                       $495 – $3,385

Discover the power of big data and how you can improve your customer approach and find new efficiencies, in the Toronto, Downtown Marriot hotel.

22nd – 24th           Banff                                     The Gathering                                                   $1,199 – $3,500

Discover a new marketing strategy that relies on customer engagement over mass advertising by listening to the world’s “bravest Brands” give up some of their secrets in Banff National Park.


8th                           London                                 Corporate Comms Conference                   £499 – £2,499

Discover fresh corporate communication strategies from leading marketers and brand leaders at this one-day marketing conference in America Square, London.

8th                           London                                 Omni Channel Retail Summit                       £110 – £699

Hear about the importance of understanding the way consumers shop, how it has changed and the best way to target your marketing strategy across multiple channels at this marketing conference in West London.

9th                           Dublin, Ireland                  3XE Digital Conference                                   €125 – €195

Visit Dublin and learn from the very best across the digital and social media industries how you can harness new power for your digital marketing planning over the coming year.

21st                         London                                 Customer Experience Conference             £599 – £2,499

Find out more about how to best engage with your customers and gain a real ROI at this annual marketing conference in America Square, London.

28th                        London                                 Customer Centric Conference                    £249 – £2,499

Discover new ways to deliver the service and products your customers want, while networking with marketing professionals at this high-level marketing conference at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, London.

Marketing Conference in March 2017


1st – 3rd                 Nashville                              Digiday Agency Summit                                 $2,595 – $6,950

Keep marketing agencies relevant, discuss collaboration and strategy and network with industry professionals you want to meet at the Renaissance Hotel, Nashville.

20th – 21st            Las Vegas, NVill                 LeadsCon                                                            $395 – $1,045

Meet and hear from leaders in performance strategy and lead generation at LeadsCon, The Paris, Las Vegas.

21st – 22nd            NYC, New York                  Digital Marketing Innovation Summit      $600 – $2,395

Learn new marketing solutions and how to utilize new technologies to improve your customer reach and engagement at the New York Marriot Marquis.

22nd – 24th           San Diego, CA                    Social Media Marketing World                    $1,077 – $1,577

Get ahead in Social Media marketing with ideas and strategies discussed by leading marketing professionals and over 4,000 delegates at this popular marketing conference in San Diego Convention Centre.

30th – 31st             St. Helena, CA                    Napa Summit                                                     $755 – $795

Build new relationship with enterprise marketing industry professionals and hear inspirational speakers share their insights in Napa Valley.



8th – 9th                 London                                 MarketingWeek Live                                      Free – £150

Hear expert advice and inspirational case studies at this leading marketing conference in Olympia, London. Excellent value marketing conference.

28th – 29th            London                                 B2B Marketing Expo                                       Free

Visit marketing exhibitors and listen to industry leaders share their knowledge and insights at the Excel Centre, London.

Marketing Conference in April 2017


5th – 7th                 Austin, TX                            CMO Summit                                                     Invitation Only

Meet genuine marketing innovators at a variety of workshops, roundtables and meetings to discuss how to improve your marketing performance and what’s next for the industry at the Omni Barton Creek Resort, Austin.

10th – 13th            Las Vegas NV                     Marketing Sherpa Summit                            $1,495 – $2,885

Find real insight on digital marketing trends and strategies from industry leaders at The Aria, Las Vegas.

16th – 23rd            Orlando, FL                         DigiMarCon Cruise                                           $795 – $995

Combine an Orlando cruise with learning about emerging marketing strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices on board the Royal Caribbean ‘Oasis of the Seas’ Cruise Ship.

18th – 20th            Los Angeles                        HeroConf                                                            $1,300 – $3,450

Discover the future and benefits of PPC by hearing keynote speakers share their knowledge and experience at the J.W. Marriot, LA. 

20th – 21st            Tucson, AZ                          Global Retailing Conference                        $400 – $695

Learn practical information, proven techniques and ground-breaking ideas on marketing at the long-running Global Retailing Marketing Conference at the JW Marriot Star Pass Resort, Tucson.

23rd – 26th            San Francisco                     Marketing Nation Summit                            $1,395 – $1,895

Hear and meet the brightest marketing minds and discover new innovative strategies in San Francisco.

25th – 27th            Phoenix, AZ                        ICON                                                                     $699 – $1,099

Help boost your small business with insights from experienced managers and founders who’ve been in your shoes at the ICONB conference at the Phoenix Convention Centre.


5th – 6th                 Squamish                            CIMC                                                                     $250 – $999

A marketing conference with a mountain retreat twist. Network with over 1,000 attendees, and learn from top marketing professionals from companies like Visa, Pixar, Microsoft, Adobe, IBM and many more. 

Marketing Conference in May 2017


3rd – 5th                 Chicago                                Experiential Marketing Summit                  $375 – $3,250

Discover experiential marketing insights and innovations to improve your marketing strategy at this annual summit in McCormick Place, Chicago.

16th – 17th            Washington                        World Social Marketing Conference        $490 – $1,095

Meet and hear from successful global social marketers at this two-yearly conference at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel.

16th – 17th            Las Vegas, NV                    Sirius Decisions                                                 $2,095 – $2,295

Learn new data-driven innovative B2B marketing strategies and insights and network with over 3,000 like-minded professionals at The Venetian, Las Vegas.


23rd – 24th            London                                 SMX London                                                       £75 – £1,095

Meet and hear search marketing leaders share their knowledge and insights in Bishopsgate, London, and get your search marketing strategy right.

Marketing Conference in June 2017


8th – 9th                 Edinburgh, Scotland        Content Marketing Academy                      £497 – £560

Fuel your passion for content marketing by listening to and spending time with industry leaders at The Hub, Edinburgh.

15th – 16th            Edinburgh, Scotland        ICLTM                                                                   €250 – €450

Discover more about multi-platform marketing for the Leisure and Travel industry from leading keynote speakers and workshops in Edinburgh, Scotland.

19th – 20th            London                                 DMWF Expo                                                       £199 – £849

Learn more about digital marketing innovations and hear inspirational talks from industry leaders at the Digital Marketing World Forum in Bishopsgate, London. 

Marketing Conference in October 2017


2nd – 3rd                NYC, NY                                DMWF New York                                              $549 – $899

Discover the future of digital marketing technologies and how you can harness them to benefit your business at the Metropolitan West, New York.


Christian Thomson

Christian is a British-born entrepreneur and founder of Marwick. For over 19 years, Christian has successfully helped businesses excel in digital marketing. Founded in 2012, Marwick has grown from a start-up to the 11th Fastest Growing Company in Canada in 2020 and expanded into the UK in 2019.

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