Top Content Marketing Conferences for 2019

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From coast to coast, there are hundreds of content marketing conferences to attend. But how do you know which ones are worth checking out?

Whether you’re a newbie to content marketing or you're an experienced content marketer wanting to stay on top of the latest trends, we’ve compiled a list of conferences that are worth checking out.

From speakers and workshops to location and costs, check out the top content marketing conferences for 2019.

January

Search Marketing Expo: SMX West

January 30 to 31

San Jose, California 

The Search Marketing Expo is a 3-day conference with workshops and an expo that is all about SEO and SEM helping content marketers succeed with actionable tactics with their digital plan.

Cost: Starts at $49

Register here

February

Digital Summit

February 11 to 12

Phoenix, Arizona

The Digital Summit is a 2-day workshop that brings thought-provoking leaders Hubspot, Saleforce, Southwest Airlines and more. Plus, the weather is nice and warm this time of year in Phoenix, so it’s a nice winter escape.

Cost: Starts at $350

Register here

March

SXSW Conference & Festival

March 8 to 17

Austin, Texas

You may know SXSW as a big music festival. But from March 10 to 15 there will be brand and marketing experts speaking about the future of content. From conversational storytelling to data-driven content, join the discussion why content marketing is one of the most exciting fields to work in today.

Cost: Prices vary depending on what you want to attend.

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Social Media Strategies Summit

March 19 to 21

Anaheim, California

The Social Media Strategies Summit brings well-known speakers and panels to discuss the role of social media in today’s content marketing plans. From social content creation to data, conference will help boost your content marketing strategy.

Cost: Starts at $1,500

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Social Media Marketing World

March 20 to 22

San Diego, California

The Social Media Marketing World is a 3-day conference that delivers powerful and practical, action-oriented social media marketing and creator training sessions from world-renown leaders—all in beautiful San Diego, California.

Cost: Starts at $297

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Digital Marketing Innovation Summit

March 26 to 27

New York City, New York

The Digital Marketing Innovation Summit is a 2-day conference that delivers top-notch speakers and panels to help brands implement a strong and meaningful digital marketing strategy.

Cost: Starts at $600

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CXL Live

March 27 to 29

Austin, Texas

The CXL Live is a 3-day conference for content professionals to learn how to optimize your content and deliver conversions.

Cost: Starts at $1,299

Register here

April

Content Tech Summit (Formerly Known As Intelligent Content Conference)

April 8 to 10

San Diego, California

The Content Tech Summit is a 3-day conference offering courses for beginner and advanced content marketers to build and optimize a strong content plan.

Cost: Starts at $1,000

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NAB Show

April 6 to 11

Las Vegas, Nevada

The NAB Show is a 6-day event. From video and live streaming to digital and advertising, explore the latest content production tools, ways to distribute, earn revenue, SEO, social media and more.

Cost: Prices vary depending on workshops

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Content Marketing Conference

April 16 to 19

Boston, Massachusetts

The Content Marketing Conference is a 3-day must-attend conference that is perfect for all skill levels. Learn the art of content creation, targeting your audience, case studies, methodologies and more.

Cost: Starts at $749

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ConFab

April 23 to 26

Minneapolis, Minnesota

ConFab is a 3-day conference for anyone who works with content, from UX designers to content markets. With a lineup of top leading experts, learn how to make your content effective and transactional.

Cost: Starts at $595

Register here

May

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June

Search Marketing Expo: SMX Advanced

June 3 to 5

Seattle, Washington

In case you missed the San Jose event in January, the Search Marketing Expo will be in Seattle for a 3-day conference—with workshops and an expo—that’s all about SEO and SEM helping content marketers have better ROI. Not: Not ideal for beginners.

Cost: TBA

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Con Con

June 2019 (Specific date TBA)

Oakland, California

Con Con is created by The Hustle, an online publication for forward thinkers interested in business, tech, culture, and design. This one-day intense workshop teaches you how to create and then use it to acquire new customers.

Cost: TBA

Register here

July

Digital Publishing Summit

July 18 to 19

New York City, New York

A 2-day summit, the Digital Publishing Summit has a top-notch list of speakers and workshops reviewing how to distribute content, the way of video, content on mobile and wearables, engagement and more. You won’t want to miss this one. 

Cost: Starts at $600

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MozCon

July 15 to 17

Seattle, Washington

MozCon, a 3-day conference, covers SEO, brand development, conversion rate optimization, the mobile landscape, analytics, customer experience, social and content marketing, and more. Learn from industry leaders to take your content to the next level.

Cost: Starts at $849

Register here

August

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September

INBOUND 2019

September 3 to 6

Boston, Massachusetts

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has spoken at this conference as well as Alex Rodriguez. INBOUND brings world renown experts to discuss future of content marketing, sales and business. More than a conference, it’s a great networking event as well as entertainment.

Cost: Starts at $299

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Content Marketing World

September 3 to 6

Cleveland, Ohio

The Content Marketing World conference is a 4-day conference that will give you material and techniques needed implement a strong content strategy. There is a great deal of brands, tons of breakout session, more hands-on labs, and networking.

Cost: Starts at $549

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Content Strategy Innovation Summit

September 13 to 14

San Francisco, California

Take away industry best practices, content innovation and more. The Content Strategy Innovation Summit brings excellent information, tools and connections in a two-day conference. Plus, September is a great time of year to visit San Francisco.

Cost: Starts at $600

Register here

October

LavaCon

October 27 to 30

Portland, Oregon

Originating in Hawaii, LavaCon help teams decrease costs and increase revenue by solving content-related business problems and teaches you how to advance your content marketing skills. 

Cost: Starts at $2,250

Register here

November

Information Development World

November (Exact date TBD)

Menlo Park, California

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) becoming a hot topic, learn how to create content, use AI, manage, translate, deliver content and more at the Information Development World.

Cost: TBD

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December

Con Con

December (Exact date TDB)

Brooklyn, New York

In case you missed the Con Con in Oakland, California, you can catch it in Brooklyn, New York. This one-day intense workshop teaches you how to create and then use it to acquire new customers.

Cost: TBA

Register here

January 2020

Affiliate Summit West 2020

January 28 to 30

Las Vegas, Nevada 

The Affiliate Summit West 2020 is a 3-day conference and trade show that brings digital marketers, bloggers, agencies and more together to learn the latest technologies, best business practices and new connections.

Cost: Starts at $350

Register here