UK Marketing Conferences 2016 – 2017

Following on from last years’ collection of UK Marketing conferences, we’ve put together upcoming events for 2016 and 2017.

So if you’re interested in user experience, conversion rate optimisation, web design and development, analytics, SEO, social media, or B2B marketing, you’ve come to the right place.

If you’ve organised or attended any of these events in the past, or if there’s something you think should be on the list, give me a shout!

URL Summary Type of conference Date Location Cost Twitter @ handle
Figaro Digital The Figaro Digital Marketing Conference is a day-long event taking place at the RCP in London. Join 500 delegates and hear first-hand from the UK’s most successful brands, agencies and technology companies. Digital Marketing Conference 30 November, 2016 Royal College of Physicians £495.00 +VAT Figaro_Digital
Camp Digital Two-day programme of inspirational seminars and workshops discussing user experience, exploring key trends in our industry and connecting people in our community.A series of talks and training seminars from some of our industry’s most innovative and thought-provoking practitioners. Presentations and workshops will give you the opportunity to discuss, debate and build skills in areas such as user experience, inclusive design, user insight, mobility and customer experience. Digital Marketing Conference 24 May, 2017 Museum of
Science & Industry,
Liverpool Road, Castlefield.
M3 4FP.
 £300 WeAreSigma
Techstartupjobs TechStartupJobs runs a successful job board for startups within Techmeetups’ 29 global tech communities crossing 11000+ active members. TechStartupJobs Fair has been setup to help Startups find the talent they are looking for and for talent to find their way into the hottest Startups around. Digital Marketing Conference 13 October, 2016 London ,EC2A 4SH United Kingdom Start from €5 TechStartupJobs
International Direct Marketing Expo International Direct Marketing Expo (IDMX) is the show dedicated to all aspects of direct marketing and provides a highly sought-after dedicated marketplace for response-based solutions. Digital Marketing Conference 27 September 2017 Olympia Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX Prices available upon registration tfma_event SAScon is one of the UK’s finest Search, Analytics and Social Conferences. Two days of inspirational keynotes, unmissable breakouts and panels and some seriously hardcore late night social sessions. Digital Marketing Conference 16 – 17th June 2016 Manchester Metropolitan
University Business School,
All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester,
M15 6BH.
£250+VAT for a one day ticket and from £350+VAT for a two day sasconference
Digital Media Strategies Digital Media Strategies brings together a global audience of over 350 senior leaders and CEOs from magazines, newspapers, digital content companies, broadcast, B2B and STM media. It tackles the key issues facing the media industry today. Digital Marketing Conference 20 – 23 February 2017 Kings Place
90 York Way
London N1 9AG
Prices available upon registration mediabrief
Digital Cream Digital Cream is Econsultancy’s exclusive event for senior client-side marketers. This is a ‘hands-on’ event where you have a say in the conversation so the more you engage, the more you could learn. Networking and learning from peers across various industries is a key part of this event so be prepared to get involved.. Marketing 16 March,  2016 Etc Venues – 155 Bishopsgate, London, United Kingdom Free (open to client side marketers only) econsultancy
AOP Digital Publishing Awards The AOP Spring Conference takes place on 12th March 2014 aimed at specialist and targeted media businesses across the B2B and B2C communities. The event provides unique networking opportunities, in addition to a programme covering key areas of interest and focus for those developing digital businesses or operating within the digital space B2B Marketing 28th June 2017 TBA TBA ukaop
Social Media World Forum The Social Media World Forum returns to London for 2014 strategic advice and insight around how to engage customers, manage brand perceptions, empower employees, monitor brands, devise social campaigns, and open new un-tapped audiences through a wide range of social media channels. Social Media 20 – 21 June 2016 London £499 SocialMediaWF
Digital Marketing World Forum #DMWF Expo Global 2017 will showcase the latest Digital Marketing Technologies and Strategy, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, eCommerce, Influencer Marketing, Content Marketing, Data, Analytics and Mobile Marketing across three dedicated conference streams. Digital Marketing Conference 19-20 June 2017 155 Bishopsgate, London £499 DigiMarketingWF
Marketing Week Live Marketing used to be simple. Then digital came along and shattered it into dozens of disciplines. It’s time for marketers to unite. No silos. No offline vs online. Just smart strategy and tactics for the new era of marketing. Marketing 8 – 9 March  2016 Olympia Grand
Hammersmith Road
Thinking Digital Newcastle An annual conference for those curious about technology, ideas and our future Digital Marketing Conference 16- 17 MAY 2017 The Sage, Gateshead
Gateshead Quays
The Sage Gateshead (S-bound),
Gateshead,Tyne and Wear NE8
£150.00 thinkingdigital
Ad:tech The Media and Marketing community meet each year at Ad:tech to do everything from discuss the latest trends, network with peers, source suppliers or just to listen to a few industry leaders tips on the latest trends and technology. Ad:tech London is one of 10 annual events held all over the world that provide education from quality speakers, panel discussions, workshops and the showcasing of brand new technologies and services provided by relevant companies. Digital Marketing Conference 29 – 30 NOVEMBER 2017 OLD TRUMAN BREWERY, LONDON TBA adtech_london
Digital Marketing Show While businesses that were ‘born digital’ are leading the way in digital marketing to survive businesses of all sizes need to be ‘Digitally Competitive’. This is the premise of a conference firmly pitched at the marketing professional and not the digital expert. Digital Marketing Conference 15-16th November 2017 Excel Campus
London E16 1XL
Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Exchange ideas, influence the industry and build your network at SMX. Marketing 23 – 24 May, 2017 155 Bishopsgate London Two Day SMX Full Conference Pass £695
One Day SMX Full Conference Pass£395
Adobe Summit Get the most innovative ideas and proven case studies in digital marketing. Digital Marketing Conference 10 – 11 May 2017 ICC ExCeL, London Prices available upon registration adobesummit
On The Edge The On The Edge Digital Marketing conference is back, better than ever, and coming to Bristol on 19th March 2014. We have some exciting things in store and with confirmed headline speaker Sharon Flaherty, Head of Content and PR at you are in for a treat! B2B 10 May Robinson College
Grange Road
£145.00+ VAT OnTheEdgeLive
Ignite 2017 In one trailblazing day, Ignite 2017 will champion marketing innovation, hold up a torch for the best in our business and inspire every B2B marketer who attends. B2B Marketing 22 June 2017 Business Design Centre in London £495 + VAT marketingb2b
Location based marketing (DMA) Location may be the most powerful indicator of behaviour marketers have at their disposal. As Telefonica’s global advertising director Dan Rosen says, “Where you go is who you are.” Local Marketing 3 May 2017 TBC
Central London
DMA/IDM member:                       FREE)

Non member:                               £50 (+VAT)

Social Media Results Conference With 7 exceptional years leading the market, this is THE industry gathering for social media, digital and marketing professionals – written and designed by brands, for brands. Social Media 11th May 2017 Museum of London, Central London Prices available upon registration socmedresults
eMetrics Summit eMetrics Summit: the most comprehensive and forward thinking digital analytics forum
Best practices, Tools and Techniques to optimize successful digital marketing programs
Marketing 11- 12 October, 2017 etc venues
200 Aldersgate
Prices available upon registration emetrics
Festival of Marketing The Festival of Marketing is where marketers meet to re-engineer the marketing discipline and multiply its impact on business.It’s a week-long celebration of change, inspired by the Modern Marketing Manifesto from Econsultancy and Marketing Week, our take on the state of the discipline and the challenges every marketer should be focusing on. Marketing 4-5 October 2017 Tobacco Fock, London. £995+VAT festofmarketing
LOCALCOMM Always a sell-out, IDM Digital Council evenings are eagerly anticipated for their penetrating insights and meticulous case studies. Book now for the cut-through briefing on the digital trends you really need to know about. Marketing 29 – 31 March 2017 TBC, central London € 1.800 & VAT SIINDA
Kent B2B Our B2B’s are the place to go for everything you need to know about business
A fantastic opportunity for business leaders to meet, network and collaborate
B2B Marketing 25 April 2017 Ashford International Hotel
Simone Weil Avenue,
TN24 8UX
Start from £295 kentb2b
Social Media UK Conference We are delighted to confirm some of the biggest names in Digital Media with Owen Williams, Katie King and Alex McCann all confirmed for this year. This years Conference returned to thestudio Manchester, possibly one of the coolest Conference venues in the UK. Social Media 6th December 2016 Studio Manchester

51 Lever Street,
M1 1FN

Prices available upon registration smconf2016
eCommerce Expo eCommerce Expo is run by one of the world’s largest event organisers, UBM. UBM is a global live media and B2B communications, marketing service and data provider. We help organisations make connections, communicate their proposition and do business effectively. Ecommerce 27 – 28 September 2017 The Olympia Exhibition Centre
Olympia Central
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX
Prices available upon registration eCommerceexpo
The SEO Social – Natural Search vs Automation We are revolutionising the way SEO and Paid-Search professionals networking here in the UK. Through a mix of conferences and workshops, we will be meeting with some of the most experienced SEO leaders in the industry, to explore the strategies, techniques and tactics they use to propel their client’s websites up to the top of search-engines and to ensure return on their client’s investments. Marketing 28 March 2017 Club Workspace Southbank

Upper Ground




Brighton SEO BrightonSEO is a one-day search marketing conference and series of training courses held, not surprisingly, in Brighton. Marketing 7th April 2017 The Brighton Centre FREE brightonSEO
Search Love London SearchLove discusses all the latest ideas and techniques over a two-day conference. Industry leaders share their insights into online marketing Marketing 16 – 17 Octber, 2017 London Not Yet Available distilled
Measurefest MeasureFest is dedicated to exploring the convergence of web analytics, conversion rate optimisation and usability; in the practical, in-depth and comprehensive style that you’ll love. Analytics 9 Nov 2017 British Library London £195.00 MeasureFest
Advertising Week Now in its second year in Europe, Advertising Week is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership featuring the world’s best and brightest with engaging special events that galvanize targeted constituencies. Advertising Week Europe draws from the client, media and broader cultural communities with a laser focus on key business drivers that shape and influence the global industry. MARKETING 20 – 24 MARCH 2017 London Start from £215.00 aw_europe
Real Time Advertising Conference Amongst a rapid growth and innovation, human adaptability remains quintessential to the process so to ensure that these interesting times are a blessing to you rather than a curse, join us for our annual RTA conference at the British Museum on March 16th MARKETING 16 March, 2016 British Museum, Great Russell St, Drinks reception at The Old Crown, New Oxford Street, London, WC1B 3DG IAB Member: £249 +VAT
IAB Non-member: £498 +VAT
Social Media Week SMWLDN HQ, will be presented over five days in partnership with Chinwag (Sep 22 – 26) and powered by Nokia, Marketing and Advertising brings together the Inventors, Collaborators and Inventors and thought leaders who are changing the way we work one innovation at a time. Social Media 11 – 15 September 2016

BFI Southbank

Nothing Mentioned smwldn
Industry Industry has always been a practical event and this year is no different. You’ll be hearing from 8 speakers who’ll be sharing their experiences and suggesting ways to make us all better at what we do. Web development APRIL 20, 2016 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK £200 industryconf
DotYork All the people you want to meet. Including: designers, web developers, thought leaders, creative directors, small business owners, freelancers, psychologists, ux experts, copywriters, hobbyists and more! AI 8TH JUNE 2017 Central Methodist Church, York EARLY BIRD TICKET – £96 dot_york
WXG Web Expo Guildford returns for its fifth year, bringing together inspirational speakers from the creative and technical industries for an annual, one-day conference Web development 23RD MARCH 2017 HARBOUR HOTEL Guildford,  England £99+ VAT wxg
Gartner Business Intelligence Summit The Gartner Business Intelligence Summit provides a unique mix of Gartner Research presentations, Guest Keynote Addresses, Real-Life Case Studies, Interactive Panel Discussions and Selected Industry Sessions to provide you with a holistic view of the business intelligence and performance management landscape. Analytics 20 – 22 March 2017 InterContinental London – The O2 | London, UK
€3,100 + VAT
Predictive Analytics World London PAW focuses on concrete examples of deployed predictive analytics. Join PAW London to learn exactly how top practitioners deploy predictive analytics, and the business impact it delivers. Analytics 11-12 October, 2017 etc Venues – 200 AldersgateLondon EC1A 4HD
United Kingdom
Prices available upon registration pawcon
PR Analytics 2016 Learn how to measure the outcome of your PR and evaluate the impact of social media social media 25th February 2016 Instinctif, 65 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NQ Prices available upon registration therealprmoment
Industry-Led Conference Deliver Outstanding Customer Experiences In Financial Services With The Latest Tech Innovations & Insight-Led Data, Digital, Social Media & Multi-Channel Strategies To Drive Customer Centricity, Measure ROI & Justify Investment Data 22nd June 2017 The Cavendish Conference Centre, Central London.  Prices available upon registration Finance_Conf
The Open Mobile Summit London The Open Mobile Summit London is the hub for Mobile Product Leaders to meet, share, innovate and walk away with actionable insight for their mobile team. Mobile Marketing

27-28th June 2016

Crowne Plaza – City, London, UK Prices available upon registration openmobilemedia
The Retail Conference 2017 Hear visionary speeches, insightful interviews and candid conversation from influential business leaders and personalities. Be prepared to walk away feeling amazed and inspired. Marketing 17th May 2017 Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU Prices available upon registration RetailEvents
Internet Retailing Conference IRTV is the home of Internet Retailing’s vast video archive. Here you can relive the exciting presentations, seminars and workshops from the Internet Retailing Conference and the Internet Retailing Expo over the year. Or you can simply catch up on the sessions you missed at the events. Marketing 12 October, 2016 Novotel London West
1 Shortlands
International Centre
W6 8DR
Prices available upon registration etail
Academy of Marketing Conference The 50th Academy of Marketing Conference is calling for the transformational power of marketing to be used to make the world a more equitable place, embracing cultural diversity, breaking down boundaries and helping those that do not have a voice. Marketing 3-6 July 2017 Hull University Business School £545 AMCON14
The Cutting Edge Marketing and PR Conference  Adopt cutting-edge Marketing Strategy. Transform sales. Shape the future.
Take advantage of opportunities, insights and ideas with industry peers and experts on key public relations and marketing topics that will help your business thrive.

7-8 DECEMBER 2017

2017 Marketing Forum The best marketers are those individuals who can demonstrate the value they bring to the business, understand the role their brand plays in the lives of their customers and are bold enough to push the boundaries of conventional thinking. Marketing 4 – 7 October 2017 Mayflower Cruise Terminal,
Berth 106,
Herbert Walker Avenue,
Western Docks
SO15 1HJ
United Kingdom
TBA Marketing_Forum
Youth Marketing Strategy 2 days. 30 powerhouse speakers. 18 different talks. 2 live youth panels. Over 3 hours networking time. Youth Marketing Strategy is yours for the taking. Leave feeling inspired, transformed and a better youth marketeer. Marketing 21 – 22 March 2017 The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane Prices available upon registration YouthStrategy
The Content Marketing Academy CMA Live is the UK’s leading content marketing, social media and business growth conference. Marketing 8th and 9th June 2017 The Hub Edinburgh, Scotland £497 +VAT hellocma
Ungagged Unlimited Learning, Unlimited Networking, Unlimited Knowledge,
Unlimited Profit Potential.
It’s UnGagged or it’s Unavailable.
Marketing 15-16 June 2017 etc.venues County Hall! Prices available upon registration UnGagged2015
The Marketing Excellence Awards 2017 The Marketing Excellence Awards are not only formal recognition of marketing supremacy, they also provide an exciting opportunity for the marketing industry to network and have a fantastic celebratory night in the heart of London. Marketing Excellence Awards 27 April 2017 Grosvenor House Hotel Park Lane | London £300 + VAT CIMinfo
Conversion Conference Conversion rate optimization is changing. Discover the latest strategies and tactics about. Conversion 11-12 OCTOBER, 2017 ETC.VENUES, 200 ALDERSGATE, LONDON Start from £ 595.00 ConvCon

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