Lists10 Major Social Media Conferences to Attend in 2018

Shruti Sen4 years ago

The world is full of unlimited opportunities and social media plays an important role in that. It’s a matter of intrigue to find out the best practices to rule the world of social media with tons of followers flocking to your page. The best way to listen and interact with the best social media experts and gurus from across the globe is to get yourself a ticket to the upcoming social media conferences in 2018. It’s your chance to put yourself out there, interact with the best minds in the business and build new connections.

There are tons of social media conferences being organised this year for social media enthusiasts. Here in this blog, you’ll find the 10 major social media conferences to look out for in the year 2018. Be sure to sign up for them before it gets too late.

IMG Expo 2018
Venue & Date: New Orleans, January 22nd to 24th

IMG Expo 2018 is one of the first few events in the first quarter of 2018. The IMG Mission is to build connections and create value. It strives to provide strong support, education and business opportunities by connecting members through a powerful network. Many experts will come in as speakers and the keynote speech will be given by social media expert, best-selling author, and an entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk. He will bring in the masses to join the conference and listen to his speech about the future of social media and marketing.

Social Media Strategies Summit 2018
Venue & Date: San Francisco, February 6th to 8th

Social Media Strategies Summit is a go-to social media conference in 2018. It’s a summit about building a social media strategy, content creation, storytelling, consumer behavior, and business development. This Summit will help you master best practices in integrating social media into your broader content, digital and traditional media strategies, and understanding the tools and technology to make seamless execution possible. This Summit has been held over 7 years with around 7000 attendees and is considered as one of the best places for small businesses, digital marketers, advertising agencies, social media consultants, and bloggers to come together, network and learn from each other.

Haste & Hustle 2018
Venue & Date: Toronto, February 27th

Haste & Hustle is an emerging event for tech startups and entrepreneurs who are enthusiastic about the future of business and technology. Haste & Hustle 2018 will feature Gary Vaynerchuk as the keynote speaker. Gary attracts the audience of age group between 14 to 55, and nearly everyone who has the passion for entrepreneurship and business. He is a serial entrepreneur who will talk about what he has paid attention to and what the audience needs to learn about the market.

The Social Conference 2018
Venue & Date: Amsterdam, March 22nd

The Social Conference is about applying social in business, commerce and marketing. Important themes are the influence of AI and bots, the broadening of social data and the human aspect in social. At the conference, social media influencers take the stage to talk about the impact of social media and what could be done to make it better. A lot of experts from world’s top social media companies are appearing as speakers at The Social Conference 2018.

Social Media Marketing World 2018
Venue & Date: San Diego, February 28th to March 2nd

Social Media Marketing World is a social media event organized by Social Media Examiner. It’s one of the leading blogs in the social media niche. A lot of bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, and content creators attend Social Media Marketing World every year. Social Media Marketing World is the place where you’ll find the best insider secrets, the latest developments, tools that will help you grow your business, and where you’ll become a social marketing master. Take in 120+ powerful and practical, action-oriented social media marketing and creator training sessions from the world’s leading experts.

Social Media Camp 2018
Venue & Date: British Columbia, May 2nd to 3rd

Social Media Camp is Canada’s largest social media conference that you may want to attend. They have been hosting the event for nine years. What makes this conference unique is the broad spectrum of delegates it attracts as it tackles all aspects of social media. People come from all over North America, and from all sectors of the economy – small business, large business, government, education, and non-profit.Of course it covers social media marketing – communications, sales, crowdsourcing, e-learning, digital marketing, content marketing, email marketing, inbound marketing, and more. But it is not only a “marketing” conference, it also looks at the cultural impacts of social media, its effects on politics, and its security and safety implications.


Content Marketing Conference 2018
Venue & Date: Boston, May 2nd to 4th

Content marketing is changing. We’re learning that we don’t need a heavier hammer for success; we need sharper nails. The art of content creation must be mastered to engage customers with high-quality content and valuable information. The science of marketing performance must be perfected in multiple channels, to catch customers orbiting at high speeds. That’s where the Content Marketing Conference comes in, showcasing the latest tactics, methodology and technology to take your content marketing to the next level, and way beyond. The speakers from world’s top marketing companies like HubSpot, WordStream, Curata, GoDaddy, MarketingProfs and more, will talk about content planning, optimization, distribution, and analysis.

The Social Shake-Up 2018
Venue & Date: Atlanta, May 7th to 9th

The Social Shake-up is another fantastic social media event that is intended to help you carve out the social media strategy for your business or personal brand. The Social Shake-Up will be the most trusted place to hear from the movers and shakers in social. You’ll get the ideas to move yourself and your brand forward. At Shake-Up you’ll hear from C-suite execs who understand the place of social in business and you’ll participate in provocative discussions about what’s next and how you need to prepare. Whether you’re with a consumer, business-to-business or nonprofit, a small, medium or extra-large company, The Social Shake-Up will have something – many things – for you.

Engage Prague 2018
Venue & Date: Prague, May 18th

Engage Prague 2018 is a social media conference organized by Socialbakers. Engage Prague 2018 will present world’s best social media experts and business thought-leaders who will share their views on the future of social media. The event will feature many speakers from different parts of the world.

Vidcon 2018
Venue & Date: Anaheim California, June 20th to 23rd

VidCon is an event and experience for those who work in online video and those who love it. Made for both the creators and viewers of the online video industry, VidCon 2018 will again be a celebration of everything that makes this medium awesome, bringing together a global community that believes online video is the most important cultural force since the motion picture. It does attract Instagrammers, Snapchatters, YouTubers, and Vloggers around the world. Vidcon is popular for inviting over the popular social media experts, YouTubers, and entrepreneurs who speak about the marketing trends, content creation, and social media.


Shruti Sen

I love to explore challenging opportunities in the field of Digital Media. Primarily, my skills revolve around Digital Video in terms of Content Strategy/Marketing, Analysis and Audience Development. My natural affinity towards diverse audio-visual content across platforms helps me develop a multitude of perspectives. In totality - I'm a keen learner, collector of new enriching experiences and have an undying conviction to always stay curious in life!

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