We’re gearing up for an exciting 2024 with many content marketing events on the line up. The content marketing industry continues to evolve, with plenty of new developments, trends, tactics and winning strategies to dive into. And the best way to learn about them is to attend content marketing events and conferences.

Here’s our round-up of content marketing events to attend in 2024. Whether you prefer an online experience or a hybrid model that offers both in-person and virtual options, these events offer valuable opportunities to gain insights and network with industry leaders.

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The VeraContent team at one of our in-person meetups

Here’s why you should attend content marketing events, plus 23 events to add to your calendar in 2024.

Why should you attend content marketing events?

There are so many benefits of attending content marketing events—from keeping up with industry trends and developments to making invaluable professional connections. You never know where a conversation may lead you.

If you need proof, here’s a little story: 

The three co-founders of VeraContent

Back in 2012, the three co-founders of VeraContent—Shaheen Samavati, James Leahu and Daphne Binioris—met at an event. Little did they know that drinks at the bar would lead them to start a marketing localization agency a few years later.

It was at the Madrid launch party of Spotahome, a global real estate platform that Shaheen, a former journalist from the US, had helped launch from the ground up. 

James and Daphne were invited as founders of the lifestyle blog Naked Madrid—and said yes to the invite on a whim. When the three of them started mingling, they discovered they had much in common. 

More than a year later, Shaheen contracted James and Daphne’s marketing translation services for a project, and they began collaborating regularly. That collaboration led them to launch VeraContent together in 2015—and we’ve been growing ever since!

If there’s one event to attend, it’s Content Marketing World

Best content marketing events to attend in 2022, both in person and online

Content Marketing World is one of the Content Marketing Institute events, and it’s the largest gathering of content marketers globally. Attendees get the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry with over 100 sessions, workshops and industry forums. Since content marketers from around the world gather at this event, it’s an excellent opportunity to broaden your network and mingle with experts. 

This year, the conference will be held in San Diego from October 21-23rd. Find out more details about the event here.

24 content and digital marketing events 2024

Best content marketing conferences and events to attend in 2022, both in person and online

Here are the 24 best content marketing conferences and events to attend in 2024. We’ve focused mainly on Europe and the UK but have included a few global events worth attending—whether in-person or virtually.

1. Jan 29-Feb 2 — Superweek: Five days of analytics (Hungary)

The Superweek conference in Hungary is an annual gathering of digital marketing professionals, analysts and thought leaders of the measurement industry.

2. Feb 17-18 — e-Commerce & Digital Marketing Expo (Greece)

This year’s e-Commerce & Digital Marketing Expo will be held in Greece, aimed at companies from the wide spectrum of e-commerce and digital marketing industries.

3. Feb 18-20 — Social Media Marketing World (San Diego, US)

2024 will be the 11th Social Media Marketing World event. Thousands of marketers and influencers will share business-building ideas at this three-day event focused on social media marketing, paid social media, social strategy, and content marketing.

4. Feb 21 — The MarTech Summit (online)

This year’s MarTech Summit series covers both EMEA and APAC regions, with 20+ thought leaders and experts discussing recent advancements in AI & ML technology, full-funnel marketing, talent acquisition and other developments.

5. Feb 20-22 — Marketing Festival (Brno, Czech Republic)

Marketing Festival is back this year with three full days of presentations, discussions, networking and parties featuring some top names in Marketing. This is quite a social festival, so get ready for lots of networking and late nights!

6. Feb 27-28 — Generative AI For Marketing Summit (London)

This is one of the first events for strategic marketing leaders to come together and explore AI and its use cases in marketing. Topics up for discussion at the summit include finding stitching together different tools in your workflow, developing a framework for Responsible AI, rethinking Human-Bot interactions and much more.

7. Feb 28-29 Social Media Strategies Summit (online)

Social Media Strategies Summit is one of the leading events aimed at senior-level social media marketers that will help them craft winning social media strategies. This year’s lineup includes social media specialists from Amazon Web Services, Warner Bros and LinkedIn.

8. Feb 26-29 — Mobile World Capital (Barcelona)

Mobile World Capital is a leading event for the connectivity industry. It’s also excellent for networking opportunities with mobile and tech industry influencers. Key themes this year include 5G, humanizing AI, manufacturing DX, game changers in the industry and understanding our digital DNA.

9. Feb 28-29 — Affiliate World Dubai (Dubai)

Join the largest gathering of the world’s top affiliate marketers and ecommerce entrepreneurs. This two-day conference includes insights on Facebook Ad tracking, lead generation tracking and ecommerce tracking, plus many networking events.

10. March 15 — CIOL Online Conference (London and online)

This year’s CIOL Conference will include two specialist in-person events: CIOL Translators Day & Awards and CIOL Interpreters Day, as well as a one-day Online Conference accessible to an international audience. 

11. Mar 19-20 — Amplify Summit (online)

Amplify Summit is a live virtual event providing plenty of opportunities to learn about the latest trends and insights about performance, partner, and affiliate marketing. More than 20 hours of content will be available to attendees on-demand and live. 

12. March 26 — CMO Conference by Inspired (London)

Among the content marketing events UK includes the CMO Conference by Inspired. This full-day event features thought-leadership workshops, strategic meetings and networking sessions for high-level executives in the marketing industry.

13. March 28-29 — Digital Marketing Europe (Lithuania)

The Digital Marketing Europe 2024 Conference is an international conference for marketers, content creators, data analysts and advertisers. This year’s two-day in-person event features 34+ speakers from over 30 countries.

14. April 24-25 — Data Innovation Summit 2024 (Stockholm and online)

The Data Innovation Summit is the largest and most influential annual data and AI event in the Nordics. Expect two days of innovation with over 250 sessions, 100+ exhibitors and more than 300 speakers addressing all the elements of data-driven and AI-ready business: data, people, processes and technology.

15. June 3-4 — MozCon (Seattle, US and online)

MozCon features two days of insights and presentations from industry leaders in SEO, search marketing, mobile, optimization, local search and more. Topics coming up this year include ChatGPT, E-E-A-T and TikTok.

16. June 19 — Growth Marketing Summit (Frankfurt, Germany)

Growth Marketing Summit is a conference about digital growth and optimization. Speakers include professionals from big-name brands like Deliveroo, Spotify and American Express.

17. June 24-26 — CX EMEA (London and online)

CX EMEA by Forrester Analytics focuses on customer experience in EMEA. Expect research and frameworks, hands-on guidance featuring insightful breakouts, industry best practices with case studies and meaningful peer connections.

18. June 25-26 — Digital Marketing World Forum Global (London)

Digital Marketing World Forum is a two-day leading digital marketing conference with over 120 speakers. The 2024 event will explore the future of digital marketing technologies, while addressing the challenges that the industry’s future brings.

19. Aug 29-30 — DigiMarCon (London)

Are you looking for more content marketing events in London? DigiMarCon UK is a two-day digital marketing event with exhibitions, speakers, industry panels, masterclasses and networking. Gain insight into emerging content strategies, the latest innovative technologies and best practices to improve your content strategy.

20. Women+ in Data and AI (Berlin, Germany)

Women+ in Data and AI is a festival for everyone in the fields of data engineering, machine learning, data science, and MLOps. It’s an inclusive event aimed at creating opportunities to engage in technical, professional and non-technical conversations in a positive, supportive environment.

21. Oct 21-23 — Content Marketing World Conference and Expo (San Diego, US)

Content Marketing World features content marketers from around the world as keynote speakers and attendees.  The event features over 100 sessions, workshops and industry forums presented by the leading global brand marketers and experts.

22. Sept 18-19 — Digital Marketing Exposition & Conference (Cologne, Germany and online) 

DMEXCO is the meeting place for key players in digital business, marketing and innovation. The digital marketing conference features over 600 speakers with over 200 hours of programs.

23. Nov 12-14 — B2B Forum by MarketingProfs (online)

The B2B Forum by MarketingProfs covers all things B2B marketing, from content marketing and customer experience to metrics, measurement and demand generation.

24. Nov 11-14 — Web Summit (Lisbon)

Web Summit is one of the world’s largest tech conferences, but it’s not just for techies—it’s also a great conference for content marketing professionals to attend. Expect over 700 speakers and countless networking opportunities with startups, entrepreneurs, freelancers and other professionals.

See also: Is Web Summit worth it for content creators and marketing professionals?

Are you looking for speakers at your next event or podcast episode? Get in touch with us at mix@veracontent.com, and we’ll introduce you to our podcast hosts, Shaheen Samavati and Kyler Canastra, who have unique perspectives on managing remote international teams and Europe’s diverse content marketing industry.

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