2017 Digital marketing events

Once again we have compiled a comprehensive list of some of the most exciting conferences covering a variety of SEO and digital marketing topics in 2017!

Last year, we published a list of digital marketing and SEO conferences and events taking place throughout the UK. 2017 is shaping up to be another exciting year and we have updated our list to include the latest information on the events set to return in 2017, as well as new conferences in the calendar.

Take a look through the list of events below to find out more details, including location, date, and how to register for tickets.

Some of these events have still to finalise their dates and venues, so it’d be best to check back with some of them closer to the time.

List of marketing and SEO events: Integrated Live, Mobile Innovation Summit, Marketing Technologist Forum, Big Date & Marketing Innovation Summit, Digital Strategy Innovation Summit, Chief Digital Officer Forum, Digital in Kent, Brighton SEO, Marketing Week Live, On the Edge Digital, Search Marketing Expo, Content Marketing Academy, Ungagged London, Turing Festival 2016, Technology for Marketing, Ecommerce Expo, Search Love and Ad Tech London.

Marketing Week Live

MWLive, in conjunction with Marketing Week and Econsultancy, celebrates marketing that matters to you, the marketer, right now. No matter the issues you’re facing – technical, practical or professional development; there are sessions, experts and exhibitors to help you. A mixture of practical, hands on, expert advice, and inspirational case studies from some of the most disruptive brand marketing campaigns of the moment, all presented in an electric, live environment.

Where: Olympia Central, London, W14 8UX

When: 8th – 9th March 2017

What time: 8th March: 9:30am-5:30pm & 9th March: 9:30am-5pm

Price: Free for practising marketers

Registration can be completed online.

The Marketing Technologist Forum

Join 200+ senior marketing and growth executives for the UK's leading forum focussing on digital marketing and the associated technology. We will be assessing the current tools and innovations available to you, discussing which tech will rise to pre-eminence in the next 12 months and offer you hands on, interactive workshops. Described as "the marketing tech event of 2016", do not miss the next instalment.

Where: 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY

When: 16th March 2017

What time: TBC

Price: Early - £150 + VAT

Register your interest here.

Digital in Kent

Digital in Kent is a one-day conference offering expert speakers, lively discussions and cutting edge content. With hands on opportunities to master social media and digital marketing with the experts, this event is ideal for anyone running a business of any size and any level of experience.

Where: Eastwell Manor, Ashford, TN25 4HR.

When: 16th March 2017

What time: 9.00am – 4:45pm

Price: From £87 (including refreshments and lunch)

You can register interest in the conference and/or the monthly meet ups here.

Brighton SEO

Brighton SEO is by far one of the best SEO events and training workshops in the UK. Members from our own SEO team attend the event each year and it really is a must for anyone in the SEO industry. The event gives you the chance to find out the latest developments in the world of search along with practical advice on how they can implement these trends. A huge range of experts are lined up to speak at the conference this year, including the likes of Purna Virji of Microsoft and Christopher Cemper from Link Research Tools and our very own Emily McLaren who will be providing insights on site migrations.

There will also be a range of training workshops running the day before the conference, including: advanced Google Analytics training, Digital PR for link building, international and local SEO training and many more.

Where: Brighton Centre, Brighton, BN1 2GR

When: 6th -7th April 2017 (Training on the 6th and Conference on the 7th)

What time: Doors open 9am – 6pm

Price: Free / from £75/Training Ticket £425

Find out more on ticket prices and how to register.

Mobile Innovation Summit

The Mobile Innovation Summit will focus on the developing landscape of mobile technology and how to best utilize this within business. It will assess new strategies and look to the leaders of mobile to see how they are best using these to create better strategies.

Topics Include:

  • Better Design for Mobile
  • The Growth of Mobile Advertising
  • How To Use Mobile To Enhance Customer Experience
  • Unlocking Mobile Commerce

Where: London,

When: 27th -28th April 2017

What time: TBC

Price: TBC

You can register for the event here.

B2B Marketing Conference – Cambridge 2016

This event is in partnership with Cambridge Marketing College and is reserved for client-side senior level marketers within the B2B sector. Chaired by Charles Nixon – the founder and chairman of the Cambridge Marketing College - this event aims to challenge perceptions within B2B by highlighting successful case studies and promises attendees the opportunity to meet other dynamic figures within the industry.

Where: Robinson College, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ

When: 10th May 2017

What time: 10am – 4pm

Price: £145

Register your interest in the link above!

Search Marketing Expo

Immerse yourself in two days of SEO, SEM and online marketing sessions and you’re guaranteed to leave with practical tips and techniques to immediately improve your search marketing efforts. SMX also has strategic sessions to help you with what’s coming over the horizon. With sessions designed to serve a diverse search marketing audience, you’ll discover topics tailored for your needs — whether you’re into SEO or SEM, whether you’re an advanced search marketing veteran or are a beginner just learning the ropes.

Where: Etc Venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD

When: 23rd – 24th May 2017

What time: TBC

Price: From £395 to £1,095

Find out more information on ticket options by visiting the registration page.

Content Marketing Academy

TCMA is suitable for business owners, marketers, marketing directors and anyone who has a real passion to develop their content marketing knowledge. It’s about showcasing content marketing and ‘selling’ the concept of content marketing to you to give you better understanding of what it is, how it works, the business benefits and how you can make it work in the context of your own business.

Where: The Hub, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE

When: 8th – 9th June 2017

What time: TBC

Price: £507 -£560

More information and how to register can be found here.

Big Data & Marketing Innovation Summit

The Big Data & Marketing Innovation summit will explore how businesses are deriving real value from marketing, customer and business information. Take control of your data and see how embracing Big Data can drive better results within marketing. Big Data has already proven to help marketers reach and engage with consumers in new ways. With so much consumer information and prospect data now available, organizations embracing data analytics and metrics are seeing improvements in the performance of their campaigns.

Topics covered include:

  • Using Data to Drive Consumer Engagement
  • Organizing for Customer Data Management
  • User Level Web Analytics Across Multiple Platforms
  • Cognitive Science to Drive Customer Targeting
  • Big Data & Marketing Modelling
  • Data Science for Customer Lifecycle Management
  • Mobile Marketing Analytics
  • Consumer Behaviour Tracking

Where: London

When: 12th - 13th June 2017

What time: TBC

Price: £400-£1895

Visit this page for more information on ticket options and how to register.

UnGagged London

The UnGagged London 2017 agenda will feature 3 tracks across 2 days. It is unique in offering completely uncensored and unrecorded speakers who share their unique and immediately actionable methods in a spirit of complete openness and transparency.

The agenda focuses on proven Internet Marketing trends that will make you money in 2017 and beyond, brought to you by the people and brands leading the way in the industry.

Where: London, Grange City Hotel

When: 15th - 16th June 2017

What time: 9:30 am – 5:00pm

Price: £420+

Visit the Ungagged website for more information on the agenda and how to buy tickets.

Turing Festival 2016

Full details aren’t out yet but this event is not one to be missed. We’re looking forward to hearing some of the biggest names in marketing and technology talk about how to create real, sustained growth in your business through smarter marketing in 2017. Check back later for when the details go live.

Where: Edinburgh

When: August 2017

What time: TBC

Price: TBC

To keep in the loop for the 2017 event, you can sign up for event updates here.

Chief Digital Officer Forum

This Chief Digital Officer Forum will gather the world’s most dynamic digital leaders from a number of industries to discuss innovative ways to improve digital transformation efforts and how to focus on these to ensure success.

Where: London W8

When: 27th - 28th September 2017

What time: TBC

Price: From £495 - £795 (+ £110.94 Fee & VAT) for early bird tickets the up to £1,495 for a two day regular registration

For more information on speakers and the agenda, visit the event website.

Technology for Marketing

Following the 2016 success, this year’s Technology for Marketing conference will cover eight key topics – Email, Search & PPC, Data, Analytics, Cross Platform Experience, Marketing Automation, Social & Content Marketing – the content programme will be curated by a dedicated conference producer and is open to a select group of vendors.

Where: Olympia National, London, W14 8UX

When: 27th - 28th September 2017

What time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Price: Free to attend

Register for this event.

Ecommerce Expo

At eCommerce Expo, thousands of ecommerce professionals come together with the most innovative suppliers of ecommerce technologies and services for two days of networking, business, education and inspiration. The event is themed across the core areas within ecommerce: marketing, platforms, payment, logistics & delivery, customer service, cross-border trade and the more general areas of ecommerce.

Where: Olympia London, London, W14 8UX

When: 27th – 28th September 2017

What time: 9:30 am – 5:00pm

Price: Free to attend

You can register your interest in attending the event here.

Search Love

Power up your skills and thinking 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. You’ll be joining search marketers from across the world at this London event, where the most ambitious minds of the community meet amongst the buzz of the tech capital.

Where: London, venue TBC

When: 16th – 17th October 2017

What time: TBC

Price: £600

Tickets are not on sale yet but you can sign up on the Distilled website to be notified as soon as they become available.

Digital Strategy Innovation Summit

This summit will gather the world’s most dynamic and senior executives operating in the areas of digital strategy & planning. As organisations and the global market place grow, the role of the digital strategy leader has become more important for ensuring successful digital strategy implementation and execution.

Understanding current challenges will allow digital strategy leaders to excel in their role.

This summit will dive into:

  • Strategic innovation in digital
  • Increasing customer engagement through digital strategy
  • Tracking digital behaviours
  • Managing your digital team
  • Digital ROI

Where: London

When: 18th -19th October 2017

What time: TBC

Price: £400 - £1895

To register for this event, visit the registration page.

Integrated Live

The event will offer deep insight and solutions that will enable attendees to understand how the integration of ‘traditional’ and ‘digital’ marketing will help deliver their objectives. These two days are going to be brimming with knowledge, inspiration and expert advice. Integrated Live will have a wide range of speakers across the following theatre:

  • Content Theatre
  • Social, Mobile & Video Theatre
  • Integrated Live Keynote Theatre
  • Innovation & Insight Theatre
  • Engagement & Experiential Theatre
  • Lead Generation Theatre
  • The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing: Training Academy

Where: ExCeL London

When: 15th and 16th November 2017

What time: 9:30am - 17:00pm

Price: TBC

To pre-register for the event, visit the registration page.

Ad Tech London

Over 5000 brands, agencies and investors attend this yearly event, making it the perfect opportunity to see where your business is at in keeping up with digital marketing trends and also learn and network with other liked-minded brands. Head to the heart of Shoreditch to experience a new content and networking-fuelled format dedicated to performance marketing & tech innovation.

Where: Old Billingsgate, London EC3R 6DX

When: 29th – 30th November 2017

What time: TBC

Price: Free

Fill in this form to register your interest in attending this year’s event.

If you have any additional information regarding any of the above conferences, know of an event that we should include, or just want to get in touch, feel free to drop us a line.

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