10 Marketing Conferences That Belong on Your Radar in 2023

Here are ten virtual, in-person, and hybrid marketing conferences that are sure to spark creativity and growth in 2023! 

Here are ten virtual, in-person, and hybrid marketing conferences that are sure to spark creativity and growth in 2023! 

Social Media Strategies Summit

February 23-24


At SMSsummit, you’ll learn from senior-level, cross-industry leaders who will provide you with strategies to grow your brand. This two-day summit is the perfect place to cultivate tools, resources and connections. SMSsummit’s line-up features thought leaders from major brands like Savage X Fenty, Walker Art Center, Nickelodeon, and Walmart. 


SXSW: Advertising & Brand Experience 

March 10-17

Austin, TX

While SXSW is not your typical marketing conference, their Advertising and Brand Experience track is a great way to expand your mind and your perspective. This SXSW track is designed for agencies and organizations looking for forward-thinking strategies to connect with their communities.


Social Media Marketing World

March 13-15

San Diego, CA

At Social Media Marketing World, you’ll learn innovative strategies for brand growth and goal achievement from seasoned professionals. This three-day conference will cover a variety of topics, including organic social marketing, paid social, social strategy, and content marketing.


Adobe Summit

March 21–23

Las Vegas, NE

Adobe is a big name and their conferences live up to it. At Adobe Summit, you’ll hear industry experts share their most creative insights into digital experiences. For 2023, you can choose from 11 tracks. And rest assured, you don’t have to be a designer to find a topic that fits your needs and interests—from analytics for customer journeys to B2B marketing to omnichannel engagement. 

Join in person or virtually to “expand your skill set, spark inspiration, and build connections that empower you to make the digital economy personal.” You can attend virtually for FREE. 



March 29-30


With over 20,000 virtual attendees, AdWorld’s two-day conference covers more than six advertising tracks that features in-depth talks, panels, and live Q&A sessions. This online conference has presenters from TikTok, Ogilvy, Bitly, Reddit and more—and you can watch them all from the comfort of your couch!  


Digital Summit

March 29-30 | Phoenix, AZ

April 18-19 | Washington, DC

June 7-8 | Atlanta, GA

October 5-6 | Philadelphia, PA

Digital Summit is one of Meld’s favorite conferences to attend! We’ve attended DS in Chicago and Kansas City multiple times over the past few years. Their regional conferences are centrally located and provide substantial and actionable tactics for both junior and senior marketers. 


Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

April 17-18

St. Louis, MO

This two-day conference features talks and breakout sessions led by industry thought leaders in digital marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, data and analytics, and more! MDMC has yet to announce their featured speakers, but with a history of keynotes from LinkedIn, Meta, Full Stack, and TikTok, we’re looking forward to this year’s event.



April 30–May 3

Minneapolis, MN

Confab is a content strategy conference that focuses on helping marketers make content more useful and usable—for their organizations and for their clients. Here are just a few of the topics on the agenda: 

  • Analytics and performance
  • User experience design
  • Workflows and stakeholders
  • Content design for AI and bots
  • Editorial assignments and calendars
  • Hiring and staff management

Confab is a great learning opportunity for anyone working with digital communities.



August 7-9

Seattle, WA

How can we not be excited about MozCon? With a tagline like, “Not Your Typical Marketing Conference,” Moz has us on the edge of our seats with excitement. At MozCon, you’ll dive into three days of ‘non-stuffy networking’ and innovative sessions from industry experts in SEO, search marketing, mobile, conversion optimization, local search, and more. 



September 5-8, 2023

Boston, MA

INBOUND, built and powered by Hubspot, is a premier, fully-immersive marketing conference with thousands of global attendees, cross-industry thought leaders, and useful takeaways. Featuring past presenters like Barack Obama, Viola Davis, and Jane Goodall, INBOUND is sure to inspire you!


That’s a wrap—did you go to any of the conferences on our 2022 list? Are there conferences you’d add to our 2023 list? Send us a note and let us know!

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