The Ultimate List of Marketing Conferences [2020]

MozCon. Inbound. Content Marketing World. That’s right – 2020 marketing conferences are upon us.

There’s a great line-up of events for marketers, search specialists and growth hackers alike to look forward to in 2020, whether you’re in the United States or Europe. From San Diego, California to Frankfurt, Germany, we’ve gathered the 2020 marketing conferences with the best and brightest speakers the industry is lucky to call its own.

Below you’ll find a chart with the names, dates, locations, topics that these marketing conferences are about and the social media hashtags you can use to follow them. But don’t stop there – keep reading and you’ll find our picks for the must-attend events in 2020.

Top Marketing Conferences for 2020 in US and Europe

ConferenceDate(s)LocationTopic(s)Social Media Hashtag(s)
MailconJanuary 26, 2020Las Vegas, NevadaEmail Marketing#Mailcon
Friends of SearchFebruary 4, 2020Amsterdam, NetherlandsSEM#FOS #FOS20
Social Media Strategies SummitFebruary 4-6, 2020San Francisco, CaliforniaSocial Media#SMSSUMMIT
Marketing Insights EventFebruary 5-6, 2020Kinepolis, NetherlandDigital Marketing#MIE20
Pubcon Austin 2020February 6, 2020Austin, TexasContent Marketing, SEO, Social Media, Digital Marketing#Pubcon
B2B Marketing ExchangeFebruary 24-26, 2020Scottsdale, ArizonaContent Marketing, Digital Marketing, Account-based Marketing#B2BMX
Social Media Marketing WorldMarch 1-3, 2020San Diego, CaliforniaSocial Media#SMMW20
DMX DublinMarch 5, 2020Dublin, IrelandDigital Marketing#DMXDublin
ContentixxMarch 10-11, 2020Berlin, GermanyContent Marketing#Contentixx #SeoCampixx
Engage ConferenceMarch 12-13, 2020Portland, OregonContent Marketing, Social Media, SEO, Digital Marketing#Sempdx #Pdx
Advertising Week EuropeMarch 16-19, 2020London, United KingdomDigital Marketing#AWEurope
Search Marketing ExpoMarch 18-19, 2020Munich, GermanySEM#Smx
inOrbitMarch 19-20, 2020Portoroz, SloveniaDigital Marketing, Growth Marketing#RedOrbit

Modern Business ExperienceMarch 23-26, 2020Chicago, IllinoisCustomer Experience#OracleMBX
Pubcon Florida 2020March 25-26, 2020Miami, FloridaContent Marketing, SEO, Social Media, Digital Marketing#Pubcon
B2B Marketing ExpoMarch 25-26, 2020London, United KingdomDigital Marketing#B2BMarketing20
SearchLove ConferenceMarch 26-27, 2020San Diego, CaliforniaContent Marketing, Social Media, SEO, SEM, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing#SearchLove
Adobe SummitMarch 29-April 2, 2020Las Vegas, NevadaDigital Marketing, Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Inbound Marketing#AdobeSummit2020
Traffic & Conversion SummitMarch 31-April 2, 2020San Diego, CaliforniaDigital Marketing#TCS2020
Digital Summit PhoenixMarch, 2020Phoenix, ArizonaDigital Marketing#DSBOS
CXL Live 2020April 5-7, 2020Austin, TexasCustomer Experience#CXL
Digital Sales & Marketing World 2020April 5-7, 2020Hartford, ConnecticutDigital Marketing#IMlive20
Midwest Digital Marketing ConferenceApril 8-10, 2020St. Louis, MissouriDigital Marketing#MDMC20
MarTech WestApril 15-17, 2020San Jose, CaliforniaMarketing Technology#MarTechConf
brightonSEOApril 16-17, 2020Brighton, United KingdomSEO, SEM#brightonSEO
ContentTECH SummitApril 20-22, 2020San Diego, CaliforniaMarketing Technology#ContentTECH
Savage Marketing 2020April 21-22, 2020Amsterdam, NetherlandsDigital Marketing, Social Media, Content Marketing, Customer Experience#SavageMktg
Content Marketing ConferenceApril 21-23, 2020Boston, MassachusettsContent Marketing#CMC2020
TOPO SummitApril 23-24, 2020San Francisco, CaliforniaDigital Marketing#TopoHQ
Marketing FestivalApril 23-24, 2020Prague, Czech RepublicSEO, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing#Mktfest
ADworld ExperienceApril 23-24, 2020Bologna, ItalyOnline Advertising, SEM#Adwexp
AtomiconApril 28, 2020Newcastle Upon Tyne, United KingdomDigital Marketing#Atomicon #Atomicon20
OMR FestivalMay 12-13, 2020Hamburg, GermanyDigital Marketing#OMRAS20
Social DayMay 12-14, 2020London, United KingdomSocial Media#SMMA19 #SocialDay
Social Shake-Up ShowMay 12-14, 2020Atlanta, GeorgiaSocial Media#SSU2020
Adobe Summit EMEAMay 13-14, 2020London, United KingdomCustomer Experience#AdobeSummit
ConfabMay 17-20, 2020Minneapolis, MinnesotaContent Marketing#Confab2020
SMX LondonMay 19-20, 2020London, United KingdomSEM, SEO#SMX
DigiMarCon SouthMay 20-21, 2020Houston, TexasDigital Marketing#DigiMarConSouth
Impact SummitMay 20, 2020Glasgow, ScotlandDigital Marketing#ImpactSummit20 #ThisIsImpact20
Digital Growth UnleashedJune 1-3, 2020Las Vegas, NevadaDigital Marketing#DGUConf
Growth Hackers ConferenceJune 4, 2020San Francisco, CaliforniaGrowth Hacking#GHConf20
DigiMarCon WestJune 10-11, 2020Los Angeles, CaliforniaDigital Marketing, Social Media, SEO, Growth Hacking, Content Marketing#DigiMarConWest
DigiMarCon MidwestJune 17-18, 2020Chicago, IllinoisDigital Marketing, Social Media, SEO, Growth Hacking, Content Marketing#DigiMarMidwest
#DigiMarConMidwest
Social Media DayJune 26, 2020San Diego, CaliforniaSocial Media#SMdaySD
MozConJuly 6-8, 2020Seattle, WashingtonContent Marketing, SEO#MozCon
MAICONJuly 14-16, 2020Cleveland, OhioDigital Marketing, Marketing Automation#MAICON20
InboundAugust 18-21, 2020Boston, MassachusettsContent Marketing#INBOUND20
Growth Marketing Summit 2020September 1, 2020Frankfurt, GermanyGrowth Hacking#GMS20
Connect to ConvertSeptember 16-18, 2020Boston, MassachusettsDigital Marketing, Marketing Technology#LeadsCon
MarketEd.Live 2020September 21, 2020Notts, United KingdomContent Marketing, Digital Marketing, SEO#MarketEdLive
Digital Summit ChicagoSeptember 30-October 1, 2020Chicago, IllinoisDigital Marketing#DSBOS
MarTech EastOctober 6-8, 2020Boston, MassachusettsMarketing Technology#Martech
Content Marketing WorldOctober 13-16, 2020Cleveland, OhioContent Marketing#CMWorld20
C3 ConferenceTBDTBDDigital Marketing, Content Marketing#Conductor

Top 5 Marketing Conferences in 2020

We’re a big fan of marketing conferences here at 256. They give us an opportunity to connect with our industry peers, check out what new trends are taking off in the industry and even collect an award, or two 😊.

There are five marketing conferences in 2020 that we have our eye on in particular. Will we see you there?

MozCon 2020

Everyone knows Moz. The SEO platform and marketing community have paved the way for how many in the industry have come to see inbound marketing and content marketing. Its domain analysis tool is highly respected, and its Whiteboard Fridays are a hit among everyone who watches.

MozCon is a no-brainer, must-attend marketing conference in 2020 for just about everyone in the industry. With speakers that include Andy Crestodina, Dana DiTomaso and Ross Simmonds, attendees will be leaving with a ton of actionable tips and insights.

Inbound 2020

HubSpot is a mainstay in the content marketing industry for its adaptable marketing and sales automation platform. Its marketing team does an excellent job keeping the industry up to speed and the company has over 165 free eBooks for marketers, salespeople and customer service teams to read.

Over 26,000 attended Inbound 2019 and heard from speakers like Katie Couric, Alex Ohanian and Jennifer Garner – including the 256 team! We’re expecting more of the same in 2020 when it comes to bright lights, speakers with household names and all the food trucks you can handle.

Content Marketing World

The Content Marketing Institute is the most respected industry authority on content marketing in the world. It’s the go-to source for tens of thousands of bloggers, marketers and social media specialists to find the latest trends and insights available.

Content Marketing World is the institute’s annual marketing conference, drawing thousands of attendees to Cleveland for days of networking, learning and the coveted Content Marketing Institute Awards. Attendees can look forward to 225 speakers and over 120 hours of entertainment in 2020.

Did we miss a top marketing conference for 2020?

If you think we’ve missed an event, or if you’d like to add insight into your experience with one of these events, please email bryan@256media[dot]ie with your information. All dates are in the format: month/day/year.

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About Bryan

Bryan is a content marketing manager at 256. The Boston transplant has a knack for writing about all things tech for B2B audiences. When he's not tapping away at the keyboard you can find him roaming the streets of Dublin for the best buffalo wings the city has to offer.