Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2018

As 2017 is quickly coming to a close, it is time to start planning for 2018. In your plans, you should begin considering which social media conferences you want to attend next year. There are a lot of different conferences to choose from and it can be an overwhelming decision. This blog post will cover the top social media conferences we recommend attending.

Social Fresh

You actually have time to catch this conference in 2017. It will be happening in early December in Orlando. I personally have attended this conference and I highly recommend it. The sessions were well organized and very valuable, even for people who consider themselves highly knowledgeable in terms of social media marketing. Social Fresh is a social media education company and their conferences focus on advanced social media training and the future of social marketing.

Who should attend: Social Media Managers, Digital Marketers, people who are trying to solve challenges with social and content marketing efforts.

Dates & Location: Dec 8-9, 2017; Orlando, FL

Costs: $897 before Nov 1

Social Media Marketing World

Social Media Marketing World is presented by Social Media Examiner. They tout it is the world’s largest social media marketing conference with over 5,000 attendees. They have sessions tailored if you are a marketer or blogger/creator/podcaster. They offer 120+ sessions from leading experts. They also position the conference as a prime networking experience to connect brands with creators.

Who should attend: Social Media Marketing professionals, bloggers/creators

Dates & Location: Feb 28-March 2, 2018; San Diego, CA

Costs: All-access ticket on sale for $1,117 through Oct 27

Social Media Strategies Summit

Social Media Strategies Summit is one of the longest running social media conferences in the United States. It is a really good conference to learn best practices for social media marketing from some of the top brands. You will leave with practical/tangible takeaways, resources and templates. There is a mix of in-house brand leaders, influencers and agencies in attendance.

Who should attend: Senior level Social Media, Digital Marketing, Communication professionals

Dates & Location: Feb 6-8, 2018; San Francisco or April 2018; Chicago

Costs: Commercial ticket $1,399


What social media conferences are you planning on attending in 2018? Let us know and maybe we will see you there!

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