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The #1 Can’t-Miss Marketing Conference for Every Month in 2017 [UPDATED]

By Ramona Sukhraj

The #1 Can’t-Miss Marketing Conference for Every Month in 2017 [UPDATED]

I love to travel.

Sometimes I wish I could just book a ticket and “go” whenever the mood strikes me, but unfortunately, like most professionals today, that just isn’t realistic.

No matter how strong the wanderlust, travel usually takes a bit of advanced planning -- especially when it comes to traveling for business.

Like last year, every month in 2017 is full of exciting marketing events and conferences that you can attend to not only expand your professional network, but also learn the latest lead generating and traffic boosting tactics, try out some new tools, or even simply, get inspired.

With hundreds of conferences, summits, and meet-ups taking place across the globe, I’ve narrowed down the selection to our #1 can’t-miss digital and inbound marketing events for every month in 2017.

As the year is still young, some of these events don’t have all of their details fully flushed out yet, but make sure to save the date and start planning!

You'll also want to get your invitation to our second annual marketing event, IMPACT Live 2017

I’ll be regularly updating this list as more information becomes available.

So, keep your eyes on this space and look for the green and red stars!

Green (*) means IMPACT will be attending and red (*) means someone from IMPACT will be speaking!

February 2017 Marketing Events



Hosted by: Social Media Examiner

Dates: February 23-24, 2017

Location: San Diego, CA

Event in their own words:  “Power up your skills over two days, with cutting edge digital marketing presentations. From analytics and optimization, to content and paid promotions, all the crucial topics are covered. You’ll join the rest of the search community at the amazing Paradise Point resort.”


March 2017 Marketing Events

Social Media Marketing World*

Hosted by: Social Media Examiner

Dates: March 22-24, 2017

Location: San Diego, CA

Event in their own words:  “Social Media Marketing World 2017 is the world's largest social media marketing conference. By attending, you'll make connections with 120+ of the world's top social media pros (plus 3,000 of your peers) and you'll discover amazing ideas that'll transform your social media marketing.”


April 2017 Marketing Events

ConversionXL Live*


Hosted by: ConversionXL

Dates: April 5-7, 2017

Location: San Antonio, TX

Event in their own words:

“Be part of the highest quality growth & optimization topics discussions live:

  • Everyone stays together for 3 days in a remote location
  • All speakers are hardcore practitioners
  • Huge focus on the quality of learning from peers”


May 2017 Marketing Events

MarTech Conference


Hosted by: MarTech Today (Scott Brinker)

Dates: May 9-11, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA

Event in their own words:

“Why attend?

  • Choose from more than 60 state–of–the–art educational sessions
  • 100+ leading marketing technology solution providers — a level playing field
  • 2,500+ marketing and IT executives and managers — connect with peers
  • 100% vendor agnostic — no hidden agendas”


June 2017 Marketing Events



Hosted by: Wistia

Dates: June 11-13, 2017

Location: Boston, MA

Event in their own words:

“WistiaFest 2017 is Wistia's annual user conference and celebration of all things video. Join us to:

  • Learn from top experts across multiple fields, all passionate about video.
  • Share your challenges and ideas with others working on the same problems.
  • Meet a broad range of people thinking deeply about video and business.
  • Join a lively community of video marketers that exists beyond the conference.”


Call To Action Conference
(*BONUS:* Because we adore Oli Gardner & Unbounce)


Hosted by: Unbounce

Dates: June 25-27, 2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Event in their own words:  “CTAConf is carefully curated to teach you next-level, actionable marketing tactics you can utilize the very next day. World class marketing experts will be covering a wide array of topics, such as conversion optimization, email marketing, copywriting, landing pages, PPC, analytics, content marketing and much more.”


July 2017 Marketing Events

** IMPACT LIVE 2017 **


Hosted by: Yours Truly, IMPACT

Dates: July 31 - August 2, 2017

Location: Hartford, CT

Event in our own words: After the amazing response we received from Brewing Sales & Marketing Success 2016, we’re excited to say our second annual marketing event in on its way.  Unlike others you’ve attended, IMPACT Live 2017 is a two-day, invite-only experience where marketing leaders grow and make valuable connections while actually having a good time.

It won’t just rehash strategies you’ve already heard time and time again, but shift your entire mindset as a modern marketer through hands-on and interactive workshops and the opportunity to personally connect with marketing leaders both attending and speaking.  Save the dates and set your eyes on Hartford! 

[Request Your Invitation]

August 2017 Marketing Events

Uberflip Experience


Hosted by: Uberflip

Dates: August, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Event in their own words:  “We designed The Uberflip Experience to connect content marketers with the brightest minds in the industry to talk everything content and help you take it to the next level.

You’ll walk away with so much content marketing knowledge, you won’t know where to even start. And it’s not all about business, we have some other awesome experiences up our sleeves too.”


September 2017 Marketing Events

Content Marketing World Conference & Expo*


Hosted by: Content Marketing Institute

Dates: Sep 5-8, 2017

Location: Cleveland, OH

Event in their own words:  “Over 80 sessions and workshops presented by the leading brand marketers from around the world covering strategy, integration, measurement, and more new ideas than you can shake an orange stick at.”


October 2017 Marketing Events

B2B Marketing Forum*


Hosted by: Marketing Profs

Dates: October 3-6, 2017

Location: Boston, MA

Event in their own words:  “MarketingProfs' B2B Marketing Forum is more than just a quirky (not-so-little) conference. It’s the place where leaders, innovators, and people who make things happen gather to learn about the latest in B2B marketing and share the secrets to success. (Plus belly laughs, creative networking, shenanigans, and marketers-after-dark antics.)”


November 2017 Marketing Events

Content Jam

Hosted by: Orbit Media

Dates: November 1-2, 2017

Location: Chicago, IL

Event in their own words:  “Chicago’s largest content marketing conference. 300 marketers, top-rated speakers, two days of insights into content strategy, promotion, conversion and analytics.”

[Register] -- Coming Soon

December 2017 Marketing Events



Hosted by: Influitive

Dates: November 1-2, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA

Event in their own words:  “Chicago’s largest content marketing conference. 300 marketers, top-rated speakers, two days of insights into content strategy, promotion, conversion and analytics.”


Where are you going in 2017?

What marketing events are you excited to attend 2017? Let us know in the comments section below then request your invitation to IMPACT Live 2017 here or by filling out the form below! We're hand-picking the 150 attendees to this event to ensure that you'll be rubbing elbows and exchanging ideas with marketing leaders just like yourself; so don't wait! This will sell out!

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Published on March 31, 2017

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