In this rapidly shifting digital world, the ability to learn and adapt on a continual basis is critical. If you get left behind, you can kiss goodbye to your prospects. One of the best ways to sharpen up your skills, network and find out what's moving and shaking in the digital realm is by attending top quality digital conferences on a regular basis.
Digital conferences are not only an innovative meeting of minds, but they're one of the most effective resources for anyone looking to recruit fresh talent or develop their career. And, there are many of digital conferences out there.
In fact, there are so many to choose from, knowing which ones to visit can seem impossible. To lend a helping hand, here is our pick of four must-attend digital conferences for the rest of 2017...
Must-attend digital conferences
- When: 25 - 28 September
- Where: Boston, USA
Hosted by inbound marketing innovators HubSpot, this year's Inbound digital conference promises to be the best one yet. Not only will there be a host of incredible keynote talks from some of the biggest names in digital marketing, but there will be displays offering mind-blowing insights into the future of inbound marketing. And if you miss the action in person, the highlights will be published online.
- When: October 9 -10
- Where: Dallas, USA
70 - 80% of web users ignore the paid ads, focusing on the organic results only. That alone is reason enough to brush up on your SEO skills - and that's what the State of Search is all about. One of the world's boldest and brightest search marketing conferences, this spectacular event programming on SEO, local SEO, PPC, and social media marketing, vibrant creative spaces and valuable talks on a host of relevant topics.
- When: 9 - 10 November
- Where: Prague, Czech Republic
A new and exciting digital conference held in one of the world's most beautiful cities, Market Festival has inspiration and innovation written all over it. The likes of Moz's Rand Fishkin and Google's Avinash Kaushik are offering keynote speeches at the event, and if you need to blow off some steam, there will also be three festival-like parties taking place over the weekend. So, as stated on the Marketing Festival website: 'cancel your plans' (if you don't to miss out on the digital marketing party).
- When: 28 - 29 September
- Where: Bournemouth, UK
22 thought leaders; two days; one beach. If you're searching for a spot of digital marketing therapy on England's sunny south coast, attending this digital conference is essential. Silicon Beach is one of Europe's most cutting edge conferences, marrying art, music and pop culture with digital innovation and its roster of speakers is second to none, offering an engaged audience an eclectic mix of talks from hungry industry leaders. And afterwards, a stroll down the beach will help you conjure up new ideas and gather your thoughts.
We hope you have been inspired to attend one of these top digital conferences and if you do visit one or even all of them, tell us about your experiences by connecting with us on Facebook and Twitter.