5 Must-Attend Digital Marketing Conferences

By Kirsten Oelrich 4 min read

Event season is here. It’s that time of the year when marketers from across the world will come together to exchange ideas, take stock of the year gone by, and prepare for the year ahead.

If you’re a digital marketer, this is a great opportunity for you to learn about the latest trends and technologies, network with your peers in the industry, and find solutions that will help you enhance your customer experience. However, if you’re still undecided and not sure which event to attend, this guide can help you be in the right place at the right time.

We’ve put together a list of the top events you must attend to upgrade your digital marketing skills and stay ahead of trends in 2019. Here are five unmissable digital conferences to help you elevate your customer experience:

1. Acquia Engage (November 7 – 9, 2018)

Acquia Engage is into its fifth year and this year’s edition will take place from November 7 – 9 at the Fairmont Hotel in Austin, Texas. The event will feature sessions on four talk-tracks namely Build, Manage, Optimize and Focus On to cover a wide range of topics encompassing all things digital.

Every year, Acquia Engage features the latest and advanced digital projects that Acquia partners and customers are currently working on. The event provides a great platform to network with industry experts, thought leaders, solutions consultants, digital agencies and business executives from all over the world, as they gather to share and discuss their ideas and experiences on emerging digital trends. You will also get to interact with your peers and learn from them. Acquia Certification will be exclusively available for this event, as it is a premier professional certification program for Drupal and Acquia Platform. A 40% discount will be offered on all 10 exams. Sign up for the event here.

2. AWS re:Invent (November 26 – 30, 2018)

Members from the cloud computing community will come together in Las Vegas on November 26 to engage with the experts and learn more about AWS services and solutions. It will be a week of announcements, technical sessions, after- hours fun activities and more. There will be a series of 15-minute webinars to provide tips and tricks, followed by late night sessions, chalk talks, and workshops.

This conference will help you build your knowledge in multiple areas such as boosting your proficiency in core AWS services like Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and Amazon Aurora; providing insights on technical best practices on topics such as cloud architecture, continuous deployment, security and identity, large-scale migrations, and machine learning; and providing valuable hands-on experience in day-long technical boot camps, self-paced labs, two-hour workshops, and hackathons. You can register for the event here.

3. NRF 2019 (January 13 – 15, 2019)

NRF 2019 will bring together the biggest brands under one roof in NYC this year. The conference will witness retailers from across the globe coming together to discuss ideas and share insights. It’s a big marketplace for innovative ideas and relationships.

The event will provide you the opportunity to participate, interact, network, partner with and learn from the experts and try out best-in-class experiences. There will be 25+ sessions, 50+ exhibitor big ideas sessions, 3 full day workshops and podcast studios. You can collaborate and grow with other businesses through NRF Matchmaking, Startup Zone and Opening Night Reception. You can also get a hands-on experience on the latest technologies and find solutions by The Innovation Lab, 2 Expo Halls and the first ever NRF Hackathon. Register for the event.

4. Adobe Summit (March 26 – 28, 2019)

Adobe Summit is the biggest digital marketing conference of the year. Like every year, Summit will bring together advertisers, analysts, campaign managers, content managers, digital marketers, marketing executives, publishers, social marketers and e-commerce marketers together from across the globe. This is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends, best practices, success stories from industry leaders and enhance customer experience in your business.

This event will help you get started in your journey to becoming an experience expert as you gain valuable insights for keeping customers engaged and driving brand loyalty and growth. There will be over 300 breakout sessions and labs, and learn time saving techniques, tip and tricks for using Adobe Experience Cloud. You will also get to meet, connect and engage with your peers and share your ideas and stories for creating a wonderful customer experience. This is one event you just can’t afford to miss. Sign up for the event.

5. Magento Imagine (May 13 – 15, 2019)

Magento Imagine 2019 will help you connect with the global e-commerce community, as well as network, learn, and interact with e-commerce experts, merchants, agencies, and technologies providing a unique Magento experience and transforming the future of e-commerce.

Attending this event will give a boost to your business as you will come across new platform developments and solutions, which will help you maximize your investment and explore other possibilities of commerce too. There will be presentations on best practices, case studies, skilled training, consultations with the Magento experts and a lot more. Register here.

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Kirsten Oelrich

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