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Top 20 Must-Attend Digital Marketing Conferences 2020

Digital marketers are overly obsessed with conferences, festivals, conventions, and summits.

That’s where innovation takes place, generation of ideas and networking takes place.

There are lots of conferences that are bound to happen in 2020, with different price tags, speakers, venues, and agendas.

Here we give the top 20 conferences taking place in 2020 to help you choose which ones to attend.

I am here to help you choose the best marketing conference to attend this year!

Affiliate Summit West

Taking place on Jan 27-29, 2020

Venue: | Las Vegas, NV

Best for: Affiliate marketers

Attendees from over 80 countries will benefit from networking opportunities, acquire innovative solutions, get fresh insights, and learn from the most successful brands. Past speakers include  Ryan Fiore, Carlos Avello, Neil Patel, and Ryan Deiss.

Friends of Search

Happening on Feb 4, 2020

Venue:  Amsterdam, NL

Best for: search marketers

This is the 6th edition of the Friends of Search Conference that promises an unmissable lineup of online marketers and SEO/SEA. Past speakers include Will Critchlow, Barry Adams, and Christi Olson.

Hosted by DDMA and IAB Netherlands, the conference will host search experts from around the world.

Mobile Growth Summit

Happening on Feb 12-13, 2020

Venue:  San Francisco, CA

Best for: All marketers

The two-day event in San Francisco, the Mobile Growth Summit, will major on monetization, acquisition, retention, engagement, analytics, and data science. World-leading business giants from Facebook, Google,  Amazon, Airbnb, EA, Baidu, and others will be in attendance.

You will learn how the famous mobile brands are investing and maintaining profitable customer relationships.

eTail west

Taking place on Feb 24-27, 2020

Venue:  Palm Springs, CA

Best for: eCommerce marketers

This is a four-day event that aims to tackle eCommerce challenges. They offer actionable tips on how to effectively grow businesses.  Past speakers include Peter Szulczewski, CEO of Wish, Joe Grusman of Zappos, and Rainer Castillo, Co-Founder of Chubbies.

Topics to be covered include omnichannel growth drivers, networking, the evolution of digital & omnichannel, and others.

Social Media Marketing World

Taking place on March 1-3, 2020

Venue: San Diego, CA

Best for: social media marketers

Run by Social Media Examiner, the Social Media Marketing World conference offers social networking tips for businesses, driver conversions, and awareness creation.  You will get to hear from speakers such as Mari Smith, Jay Baer, and Amy Porterfield.


Taking place on March 6-8, 2020)

Venue: Orlando, FL

Best for: Multimedia Marketers

This conference will offer inspiration and ideas, world-class education, community, and networking. This year’s speakers include Drew Ackerman, Dean Akers, Brian Baltosiewich, Mark Aurelius Anderson, and others. If you’re a podcaster, this is a must-attend event!


Taking place on April 5-7, 2020

Venue: Austin, TX

Best for: Conversion Marketers

This event seeks to offer fresh optimization and smart experimentation ideas. Moreover, you will interact, network, and learn veterans in the industry. Expect speakers, including Dave Gerhardt and Casandra Campbell.

The MarTech Conference West

Taking place on April 15-17, 2020

Venue: San Jose, CA

Best for: All Marketers

The conference will touch on analytics, attribution, marketing execution, user experience, data management, and more.

Digital Summit Seattle

Taking place on April 14-16, 2020

B2B Online

Taking place on April 20-22, 2020

Venue:  Chicago, Il

Best for: B2B marketers

This event is geared towards building businesses and profits through content from the companies repaving their internet marketing strategy. Expect high top-notch speakers such as Robert Befidi, Pavan Arora, and Steve Baruch.

Programmatic I/O 

Taking Place on May 11-12, 2020

Venue: San Francisco, CA

Best for: all marketing disciplines

This event will majorly focus on programmatic media and marketing. You will choose from 5 tailored agendas, 50+ compelling sessions, 65+ expert speakers, and networking with over 1,200+ attendees.

GrowthHackers conference

Taking place in June 4, 2020

Venue: San Francisco, CA

Best for: Growth Marketers

Often known as the blue-chip conference in the space, growth marketers conference allows you to mingle with successful guys from Googe, Apple, Spotify, Stripe, and other companies.

VidCon VidCon 

Taking place on June 17-20, 2020

Venue: Anaheim, Ca

Best For: Social Media & Influencer Marketers

Although not majorly a marketing conference, Vid Con represents a melting pot of video content creators and social media influencers. Attendees will network with successful influencers.

Moz Con 2020

Taking place on July 6-8, 2020

Venue: Seattle, WA

Best for: search marketers

Attendees will mingle with SEOs, agencies, content marketers, executives, and others.  Past speakers include Rand Fishkin, Andy Crestodina, Britney Muller, Dr. Pete Meyers, and Wil Reynolds.

Inbound 2020 

Taking place on May 17-20, 2020

Venue:  Boston, ma

Best for: inbound marketers

The conference seeks to inspire attendees to connect and learn from their peers. You will benefit from keynote speeches ranging from B2B LinkedIn ads, becoming a CEO, future-proofing content, email marketing, AI in marketing, and lots more. The conference is ideal for HubSpot users, as well as other marketers seeking a tip or two.

Call to Action Conference content marketing world

Taking place on Sep 29 – OCT 1, 2020

Venue: Vancouver, BC

Best for: PPC & Content Marketers

The CTA conference focuses on content marketing and CTAs. You will be taught how to increase/improve your conversions and PPC strategy.

Reach 2020

Taking place in OCT 7-8, 2020

Venue: Chicago, IL

Best for: marketers and sellers of MarTech software

The conference is centered on those who sell and market software that provides unbiased, uncensored, and forward-thinking agenda to its attendees. Past speakers include Meghan Keaney Anderson, Eric Yuan, Steven Galanis, and Meredith Kopit Levien.

Content Marketing World

Taking place on Oct 13-16, 2020

Venue:  Chicago, IL

Best for: Content Marketers

Dumped the biggest content marketing event in the world, Content marketers conference features over 100 sessions on industry topics delivered by speakers such as Mindy Kaling, Maliha Khan, Henry Rollins, Amanda Lordy, and Peter Krmpotic. Get an opportunity for networking, fun, entertainment, and others.

Internet Summit

Taking place on Nov 17-19, 2020

Venue: Raleigh, NC

Best for: All Marketers

Although we don’t have the 2020 agenda yet, the 2019 conference features keynote speakers such as Reshma Saujani, Beverly Jackson, Rand Fishkin, Randi Zuckerberg, Bruce Swan, and more.

You will learn topics, including brand storytelling, UX design, analytics, MarTech, mobile marketing, and plenty of others. The event will feature three packed days, 90+ sessions, 3,000+ minutes of content, 2000+ attendees, lots of event swag, and plenty more.

C3 2020

Taking place on May 11-13, 2020

Venue: New York City, NY

Best for: Search and Content Marketers

One of these marketing conferences brings together the greatest minds in SEO, content creation, and online marketing.

This year’s speakers include Greg Gifford, Ann Handley, Ross Simmonds, John Shehata, and Adrian Phipps.

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