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35 Social media conferences you need to attend in 2024
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35 Social media conferences you need to attend in 2024

The 2024 social media conference lineup is heating up already! There’s an event for every kind of social media manager out there. If you’re not completely convinced to attend a conference in 2024, we think we can get you on board. 👀

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February 6, 2024
List of social media conferences in 2024

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The 2024 social media conference lineup is heating up already! 🔥

There’s an event for every kind of social media manager out there. If you’re not completely convinced to attend a conference in 2024, we think we can get you on board. 👀

In this blog, learn about 35 social media conferences that you can attend to stay on top of trends, strategize, and connect with others in the industry.

Keep scrolling. 

35 social media conferences to attend in 2024

To help you stay up to date on the latest events, we update this list every quarter. 

Let's dive in!

Agency New Business Virtual Conference

Conference Date: Feb 5 – 9, 2024

Event Location: Virtual

Cost: $499 USD

The Agency New Business Virtual Conference brings together professionals from senior-level marketers, leading independent agency directors, and new business teams. And you can join from anywhere in the world.

Social Media Marketing World

Conference Date: February 18 – 20, 2024

Event Location: San Diego, CA

Cost: $697 – $1,997 USD

Improve your marketing skills by learning from the biggest pros in the industry. You’ll be trained in areas of social marketing such as organic social marketing, paid social, social strategy, and content marketing. Discover cutting-edge techniques that work from marketers who’ve gone before you and achieved proven results.

Social Media Strategies Summit

Conference Date: Feb 27 – 29, 2024

Event Location: Virtual

Cost: $549+ USD

During the Social Media Strategies Summit, you’ll explore so many areas including successful social media strategy, audits, frameworks, social media tools, and networking. It’s not one to miss.

Multifamily Social Media Summit

Conference Date: Mar 20 – 22, 2024

Event Location: Napa, CA

Cost: $595 – $2,995 USD

The Multifamily Social Media Summit is the only event developed for property management firms that are looking to leverage social media and content marketing to attract new residents.

Utterly Content Global

Conference Date: March 21 – 22, 2024

Event Location: Virtual

Cost: €159 – €1,499

Utterly Content Global is one of the leading virtual conferences for content strategists, content marketers, designers, and UX professionals. For 2024, they’re trying something different and will be bringing you a round-the-clock and round-the-world series of 90-minute learning blocks.

Ragan's Social Media Conference

Conference Date: March 27 – 29, 2024 

Event Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL

Cost: TBD

Ragan's Social Media Conference is the guide you need to stay on the right track in 2024. The trends, tactics, and new strategies they will be unpacking will help you adapt to a multichannel environment.

SocialNext

Conference Date: March 29, 2024 

Event Location: Vancouver, BC

Cost: TBD

Conference Date: June 5 – 7, 2024 

Event Location: Calgary, AB

Cost: $649 - $725 CAD

Conference Date: TBD 

Event Location: Halifax, NS

Cost: TBD

SocialNext conferences will be taking place across Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, and Halifax. SocialNext is an essential event for brands, agencies, and marketers seeking to enhance their digital strategies. The event offers opportunities to connect with top marketers and brands, featuring speakers and various sessions and panels. 

University of Illinois Web Con

Conference Date: April 4 – 5, 2024 

Event Location: Champaign, IL & Virtual

Cost: TBD

University of Illinois Web Con is a two-day conference for web designers, developers, social media marketers, content managers, and other web professionals within higher ed and beyond.

PDMI East

Conference Date: April 8 – 10, 2024

Event Location: Eden Roc Miami Beach, FL

Cost: $295 – $695 USD

PDMI East is a great event for performance-driven marketers who are looking for networking and educational events.

Social Media Week by AdWeek

Conference Date: April 9 – 11, 2024 

Event Location: New York, NY

Cost: $179 – $849.50 USD

At Social Media Week, you will dive into the democratization of creativity. Find out how marketers and ad agencies can effectively collaborate with creators to drive engagement and how innovative digital content is being used to create communities that marketers can engage, grow, and monetize.

Government Social Media Conference

Conference Date: April 16 – 18, 2024

Event Location: Palm Springs, CA

Cost: $379 – $1,268 USD

Government Social Media Conference is the premier social media conference in the United States for government agencies. And the best part about it – it’s located in sunny Palm Springs, California!

Social Media Strategies Summit - Public Agencies & Government

Conference Date: May 14 – 16, 2024 

Event Location: Virtual

Cost: $349+ USD

The Social Media Strategies Summit for Public Agencies and Government is a 2-day jam-packed conference tailored to your role in public service.

Social Media Day Halifax

Conference Date: June 7, 2024

Event Location: Halifax, NS

Cost: TBD

Social Media Day Halifax is a one-day conference coinciding with Social Media Day events held worldwide in June. The conference focuses on the success of Atlantic Canadian businesses by bringing local experts together to share strategies that have worked for them.

Digital Marketing for Financial Services Canada Summit

Conference Date: June 11 – 12, 2024

Event Location: Toronto, ON & Virtual

Cost: $1,695 – $2,995 CAD

Digital Marketing for Financial Services Canada Summit will feature interactive sessions, curated breakout learning, and face-to-face networking opportunities. The conference will also be streamed virtually.

Growth Marketing Summit

Conference Date: June 19, 2024

Event Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Cost: €699 – €3,990 

Growth Marketing Summit is Europe’s biggest conference for digital growth and optimization. You will be united with like-minded individuals from around the world, share topics that move the digital landscape, and learn from world-class talks.

IABC World Conference

Conference Date: June 23 – 26, 2024 

Event Location: Chicago, IL

Cost: TBD

Communication professionals have stories of innovation, transformation, inspiration, and challenge. Share your stories and deepen communication at this year's IABC World Conference.

eduWeb Summit

Conference Date: July 9 – 11, 2024 

Event Location: Philidelphia, PA 

Cost: $975 – $2,250 USD

During this Summit, you will explore the problems higher education marketers and communicators face and the exploration of solutions. The faculty will be starting the exploration of each problem set and then facilitating further discovery with fellow attendees.

State of Social

Conference Date: Aug 27 – 28, 2024

Event Location: Perth, Western Australia

Cost: TBD

State of Social is the brainiest digital marketing event. From creating big brand experiences to customers' needs, get a heads-up on what's happening in the industry. 

VidSummit

Conference Date: September 3 – 5, 2024 

Event Location: Dallas, TX

Cost: TBD

VidSummit is an awesome conference to attend if you're a video creator, influencer, marketer, agency owner, or brand. During the conference, you will have access to the world's biggest experience in audience growth.

Marketing AI Conference

Conference Date: Sept 10 – 12, 2024 

Event Location: Cleveland, OH

Cost: $1,049 – $2,549 USD

The Marketing AI Conference is built to explore the idea that every piece of software marketers use today including ad buying, analytics, content strategy, conversion, email, search, and social, and how it can be made smarter with AI.

INBOUND

Conference Date: September 18 – 20, 2024

Event Location: Boston, MA

Cost: $765 – $1699 USD

INBOUND (hosted by HubSpot) is a fully immersive, online experience, that provides access to transformative business trends, proactive conversations, and key actionable takeaways.

HighEdWeb Annual Conference

Conference Date: September 22 – 25, 2024

Event Location: Albuquerque, NM & Virtual

Cost: TBD

This conference is run by the Higher Education Web Professionals Association and is created for all departments and divisions in Higher Ed. You’ll explore the unique digital issues that colleges and universities face.

Content Marketing World Conference & Expo

Conference Date: Oct 21 – 23, 2024

Event Location: San Diego, CA

Cost: TBD

Attending Content Marketing World will allow you to learn from the best in content marketing and spend 4 days with the CMWorld community. Share experiences, connect, and create partnerships.

ANA Content Marketing Conference

Conference Date: Oct 22 – 25, 2024

Event Location: Orlando, FL & Virtual

Cost: $1,899 – $3,299 USD

ANA Content Marketing Conference will focus on the strategy, resources, and best practices in content marketing that deepen customer relationships and drive measurable results. The best part is that it’s offered in person and virtually.

LavaCon

Conference Date: October 27 – 30, 2024 

Event Location: Portland, OR

Cost: $400 - $2,550

LavaCon will be highlighting topics such as content strategy, UX design, generative AI, authoring tools and technology, and more.

AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education

Conference Date: Nov 10 – 13, 2024 

Event Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cost: You’ll need an AMA membership to attend

Connect with visionaries, leaders, and up-and-coming higher ed marketing community innovators at the AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education.

The B2B Forum Marketing Conference

Conference Date: November 12 – 14, 2024

Event Location: Boston, MA

Cost: $1096 – $1,695 USD

The MarketingProfs B2B Forum conference will have you networking and diving into all of the marketing insights. Immerse yourself in tactics that will help you grow your skillset.

Ad World

Conference Date: TBD

Event Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

Join 20,000+ individuals in advertising to learn, connect, and share experiences. Ad World will stream 6+ Digital Advertising Tracks that consist of speeches, panels, and live Q&A sessions to help you take your business to the next level.

ContentTECH Summit

Conference Date: TBD

Event Location: Virtual

Cost: TBD

Senior Marketing executives are truly focused on two things: technology and its effective use to create, manage, deliver, and scale enterprise content and marketing. ContentTECH Summit wants to stay ahead of pace and with industry leaders to push the entire community forward.

Button: The Content Design Conference

Conference Date: TBD 

Event Location: TBD

Cost: TBD

Button is a conference for anyone passionate about content design. If you care about making content that will make services and digital products better, Button is for you.

Professional development is the theme of 2024! We can’t wait to see what you’ll learn next year.

Bookmark this blog to make sure you stay on top of the latest conference information. 

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