The Ultimate List of Content Marketing Conferences 2019 – Start Planning Now!

The New Year is just around the corner, and with it comes a new conference season for content marketing professionals. To find the best conferences, savings, and packages, it’s best to get a jump on the events you want to attend. Here are ten great conferences coming up in 2019:

SMX West

  • Where: San Jose California
  • When: January 30th – 31st
  • Early tickets: Available through December 22nd, ranging from $549 – $2495
  • Last chance tickets: Must be purchased by January 29th starting at $699 – $2,795
  • What’s it like: SMX West strives to bring together all-stars of SEO and SEM. Search Engine Land is hosting the event and it features fast-paced Q&A sessions that ensure you will see as much as possible in two days. This conference is not centered around the basics, geared more toward marketing and analytics professionals. Classes offered include advanced SEO and AdWords training sessions.

B2B Marketing Exchange

  • Where: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • When: February 25th – 27th, 2019
  • Early tickets: Available through January 15th, ranging from $1,295 – $1,495
  • Standard tickets: $1,795 – $1,995
  • What’s it like: B2B Marketing exchange hosts an incredible lineup for business-to-business marketers, writers, and strategists. Events feature workshops, case study presentations, and over 100 knowledgeable speakers, including team members from Google, 3M, Oracle, and more. The conference concludes with an awards ceremony for “Killer Content,” dubbed “The Finnys.” This is a don’t-miss conference for the world of B2B!

Brand Marketers Insider Summit

  • Where: Austin, Texas
  • When: March 4th – 7th, 2019
  • Early tickets: $2,895, Available through Feb 2nd.
  • Standard tickets: $3,000+
  • What’s it like: The Brand Marketers Insider Summit is sponsored by Media Post, and is focused around bringing together the most influential minds in the marketing industry. Some of the keynote topics include globalization, cross-channel, as well as how creative media plays into marketing. A unique feature of the summit is that the theme changes every day, helping those in attendance focus an entire day on what they came to see. This event is geared toward brand marketers, general content marketers, and those focused on marketing analytics.

PubCon Florida

  • Where: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • When: March 5th – 7th, 2018
  • Early tickets: Starting at $299 for limited access
  • Standard and all access tickets: Sold until the time of the conference, up to $1,249
  • What’s it like: PubCon is geared toward authorities and fanatics in the world of SEO, bringing attendees from all around the world. This is an excellent conference for diving deeper into search engine marketing and analytics, and is not `surface level or beginner-centered. Topics include mobile practice for SEO, marketing automation, general content marketing strategies – and that’s just the beginning. Keynote speakers are scheduled for every morning of the conference, while the bulk of the days are centered around workshops and learning. This event casts a wide net for attendees, having something for everyone from SEO marketers, to podcast creators, bloggers, and social media managers.

MarTech West

  • Where: San Jose, California
  • When: April 3rd – 5th, 2019
  • Ticket cost: Prices are not yet listed, but are expected to be upwards of $2,000
  • What’s it like: Part of an international series of conferences, MarTech is geared toward upper-mid-level to senior-level marketing professionals, as well as professionals who work in multiple areas. The events that are part of the conference focus on authorities from certain fields educating peers in other related fields, and vice versa. This event is unique, in that experts are striving to learn from each other, rather than just beginners learning from experts. The workshops and events aim to broaden the understanding of the entire marketing sphere. Brands formerly in attendance have included HP, 3M, Hallmark, and Best Buy. MarTech is ideal for senior-level marketers, data scientists, and upper-level digital strategists and analysts.

ContentTECH Summit

  • Where: San Diego, California
  • When: April 8th – 10th, 2019
  • Early tickets: Available through Dec. 14th, ranging from $1,099 – $1,799
  • Standard tickets: Available through April 7th, ranging from $1,399 – $2,099
  • What’s it like: The ContentTECH Summit is focused on teaching how to put content marketing plans into action for your business. The event was formerly known as the Intelligent Content Conference (ICC), and has recently undergone major rebranding. As part of the rebrand, the event is now centered around creating the ideal stack of well-paired technologies to optimize and market your company’s content. Keynote speakers are likely to include leaders in the content marketing and analytics industry, as well as content creators, and authors. The event is ideal for brand marketers, strategists, content marketers, and self-published authors.

C3 Conference

  • Where: New York City, New York
  • When: May 7th – 8th, 2019
  • Ticket cost: Not yet announced. Has previously ranged from $599 – $1,199
  • What’s it like: Sponsored by Conductor, this conference covers a wide range of topics in digital marketing. Based in the heart of NYC, the event brings together authorities in SEO, content marketing, and tech. The focus of C3 is the individuals that work in the most influential marketing spheres, and how they relate to the people who use their products. The conference has a personal approach that spans multiple industries, creating a unique cross-pollination of knowledge. The keynote speakers focus on telling their real stories of success and failure, while workshops expose attendees to new ways to make a difference in their marketing teams. Speakers in past years have included staffers from Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. C3 is ideal for content marketers, SEO specialists, and digital marketing professionals across the board.

Content Marketing World

  • Where: Cleveland, Ohio
  • When: September 3rd – 6th, 2019
  • Ticket pricing: TBA, previously starting around $1,400
  • What’s it like: Sponsored by the Content Marketing Institute, Content Marketing World is one of the largest content marketing events of the conference year. Well over 100 workshops are completed by marketing authorities from all over the world. Topics include globalization, strategy, integration, and using new ideas. This event is ideal for anyone in the world of content marketing or brand content marketing.

I know we can’t wait to attend a few of these incredible events! Which content marketing conferences are you most looking forward to?

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