With travel making a comeback, you may be looking for the best marketing conferences to attend this year. Well, good news! We’ve compiled a list of over 30 different conferences and events for marketing professionals happening in 2023. From WebSummit in Rio in May to Traffic & Conversion Summit in San Diego this September, there is no shortage of exciting and educational events this year.

Affiliate Marketing Events

Affiliate Summit

Affiliate Summit is the original affiliate marketing conference. They have events around the world, but their largest is Affiliate Summit West (ASW) and Affiliate Summit East (ASE) in the United States. Thousands of marketers attend every event.

  • Affiliate Summit West
    • January 23 – 25, 2023
    • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Affiliate Summit East
    • July 31 – August 1, 2023
    • New York City, NY
Banner at Affiliate Summit West in Las Vegas, NV
Affiliate Summit West is typically in Las Vegas, NV every year

Affiliate World

Affiliate World is an up-and-coming conference for affiliate marketers and entrepreneurs at exciting locations worldwide. Over 14,000 attendees attend annually, with people from companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Booking.com joining.

  • Affiliate World Dubai
    • March 1-2, 2023
    • Dubai, UAE
  • Affiliate World Europe
    • July 12-13, 2023
    • Barcelona, Spain
  • Affiliate World Asia
    • December 7-8, 2023
    • Bangkok, Thailand

Other Affiliate Marketing Conferences

While Affiliate Summit and Affiliate World, there are a number of other smaller conferences happening this year, too.

  • Affiliate Huddle
    • April 19, 2023
    • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • PI Live Miami
    • April 2-4, 2023
    • Miami, Florida

Agency Events

There are a ton of events for marketing agencies this year. While Traffic & Conversion Summit is one of the most popular, there are plenty of others – including events focused on Drupal and WordPress platforms.

General Agency Events

  • DigiMarCon Cruise
    • April 6-10, 2023
    • Orlando, FL
  • Smashing Conf
    • May 23โ€“26, 2023
    • San Fransisco, CA
  • Traffic & Conversion Summit
    • September 12-14, 2023
    • San Diego, CA

Drupal & WordPress Events

  • WordCamp Asia
    • February 17-19, 2023
    • Bangkok, Thailand
  • DrupalCon
    • June 5-8, 2023
    • Pittsburg, PA
  • WordCamp Europe
    • June 8 – 10, 2023
    • Athens, Greece
  • WordCamp US
    • August 24-26, 2023
    • National Harbor, MD
WordCamp EU is the largest WordPress event
WordCamp EU is the largest WordPress event

Creator Events

Events focused on creators and influencers are popping up more frequently. Last year, the first Creator Economy Expo (CEX) was held in Phoenix and this year they are bringing it to Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Creator Economy Live
    • January 26, 2023
    • Las Vegas, NV
  • Creator Economy Summit
    • April 20, 2023
    • West Hollywood, CA
  • Creator Economy Expo
    • May 1-3, 2023
    • Cleveland, OH
  • Influencer Marketing Show
    • June 20-21, 2023
    • New York, NY

Podcasting Events

While many podcasters are creators, the podcasting industry has many of their own unique events this year.

  • PodFest Expo
    • January 26-29, 2023
    • Orlando, Florida
  • Podcast Evolutions
    • March 7-10, 2023
    • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Podcast Movement
    • August 21-24, 2023
    • Denver, Colorado
  • Blk Pod Festival
    • September 30th – October 1st, 2023
    • Atlanta, Georgia

Sales & Revenue Events

  • INBOUND
    • September 5-8
    • Boston, MA
  • SaaStr
    • September 6-8, 2023
    • San Fransisco, CA
  • Dreamforce
    • September 20-22
    • San Fransisco, CA
  • SaasStock
    • October 16-19, 2023
    • Dublin, Ireland

SEO Events

  • MozCon
    • August 7-9, 2023
    • Seattle, WA
  • Content Marketing World
    • September 26-29, 2023
    • Washington, DC

Social Media Marketing Events

  • Social Media Marketing World
    • March 13-15, 2023
    • San Diego, CA
  • Social Media Day
    • June 9, 2023
    • Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tech Events

  • Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
    • January 5-8, 2023
    • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • GenAI Conference
    • February 14, 2023
    • San Francisco, CA
  • DeveloperWeek
    • February 15-17, 2023
    • San Fransisco, CA
  • Chief Product Officer Summit
    • March 14, 2023
    • New York, NY
  • CloudFest
    • March 21-23, 2023
    • Europa-Park, Germany
  • WebSummit
    • May 1-4, 2023
    • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Additional Information

What’s a marketing conference?

A marketing conference is a professional event for marketing professionals. They are usually focused on specific types of marketing.

What’s the best conference to attend in 2023?

It depends on what industry you’re in, and what your job is. We recommend attending an event that closely matches so you can get the most professional growth.