If you are serious about influencer marketing, learning from hands-on experienced marketers is exactly what you need.

Here we’ve gathered a list of of the best influencer marketing talks in the top social media marketing conferences of 2017. These keynotes, workshops, and panels will help you adopt the best practices of today’s influencer marketing.

March


social Media Marketing world 2017

Social Media Marketing World

March 22-24, San Diego, CA
Follow: #SMMW17


Not to Miss:
 

Ragan Disney 2017Ragan Disney Conference

March 27-29, Orlando, Florida
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#ragandisney


Not to Miss:
 The main influencer marketing talk you shouldn’t miss is by Joe Martin, Head of Social Insights, Adobe. Martin will talk about “From research to ROI: How to use data to craft content that delivers on marketing and PR goals”.

April


Digital Marketing World Forum

April 3-4, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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#DMWF


Not to Miss:
 
Building long-lasting influencer relationships (Panel), with Alicia Solis (KLM Royal Dutch Airlines), Paz Zvick (GlassesUSA.com), Beltran Dobao (Bugaboo), and Dustin-Michael Steinfort (The Kraft Heinz Company).

The panel attendees will share their ways of creating authentic brand ambassadors, building relationships with people your customers trust, and their tips on how to manage these relationships.

content Marketing ConferenceContent Marketing Conference

April 11-13, Boston, MA
Follow: #CMC17


Not to Miss: 
Lee Odden, The Influence Imperative

The CEO of TopRank will explain how to overcome the challenge of creating content with credibility. Odden will show how integrating internal and external influencers can break down the barriers with content discovery, engagement, and effectiveness.

Social Media Strategies SummitSocial Media Strategies Summit

April, 26-28, Chicago
Follow: #SMSsummit


Not to Miss:
Influencer Marketing – Where streaming, live, digital, social media and people meet, by Dean DeLisle, Founder & CEO, Forward Progress.

Dean will how to mix Video content and live streaming with the power of influencers. In this session. Dean will show how to attract influencers to your network, integrate in-person events with online events, and measure the influencer program.

May


Social Media Camp 2017

Social Media Camp

May, 3-4, Victoria, Canada
Follow: #SMCamp


Not to Miss: 
Influencer Marketing: How to Influence the Influencers, by Rebecca Coleman.

Rebecca Coleman is a blogger, social media marketer and instructor. She’s in influencer herself, as a food blogger who is deeply involved in Vancouver’s local food scene.

InfluenceThisInfluenceTHIS

May, 17th, Toronto, Canada
Follow: #InfluenceThis


Not to Miss:
InfluenceThis is a conference that brings together brands, agencies, creators and influencer networks to do business with one another. This unique conference will host influencer marketing panels, case studies, B2B programs, and much more.  

The Social Shake-Up 2017

The Social Shake-Up

May, 22-24, Atlanta
Follow: #shakeupshow


Not to Miss: “
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Influencers But Were Afraid to Ask”, with Danica KombolCEO, Everywhere Agency; Kathy BairdOgilvy Public Relations Worldwide; Nadina Bourgeois, Carter’s; Trina SmallThe Baby Shopaholic.

This session will help you get your first steps with influencer marketing, from finding them to effectively communicating with them. The session will cover potential pitfalls to influencer campaigns, different models of compensation, legal considerations, and real-world examples of successful influencer campaigns.

June


The Corporate Social Media Summit

Corporate Social Media Summit

June 15-16, New York
Follow: #csmny


Not to Miss: 
How Dell’s long-term approach is creating mutual value for their brand and community (Case Study), by Dell’s Konnie Alexander-Brown, Head of Corporate Social & Influencer Relations.

vidcon 2017 influencer marketing

VidCon

June 21-24, Anaheim, CA
Follow: #VidCon17

VidCon is the place to meet today’s video influencers. The mass event features creators and talents from all over the online video community. VidCon 2016 hosted more than 30,000 attendees and this year’s event is going bigger. While the agenda for the event is not yet disclosed, the event itself is known for a great place to meet creators and feel current trends. 

July


GrowCommerce 2017

GrowCommerce 2017

July 20th, New York

GrowCommerce is all about optimizing e-commerce through different digital channels. The event features tactical, practical examples from leaders across a wide spectrum of e-commerce verticals including influencer marketing.

 August


eTail 2017eTail 2017

August 14-17, Boston

eTail is a leading conference for America’s retailers. The conference will show to boost customer experience using social interactions, assessing data from social media and reviews to understand what products customer love and drive them to buy.

 September


Influencer Marketing DaysInfluencer Marketing Days 2017

September 25-26, New York
Follow:#InfluencerDays


Influencer Marketing Days is a conference which is all about influencer marketing,
organized by Geno Prussakov.

This conference is the best place to see real case studies, ran by the campaigns owners. The conference will include case studies, influencer identification and analysis, influencer outreach and onboarding, opportunities and emerging trends, and more. 

Inaugural Influencer Marketing Hub ConferenceInaugural Influencer Marketing Hub Conference 

September 28th, London, UK 

An influencer marketing-only conference. The event fits early-stage influence-marketers, but also seasoned marketers who ran influencer-led campaigns and would like to learn how to optimize their future campaigns.

The conference will cover influencer marketing management tools, tips on how to connect with influencers, case studies and more.

October


Social Tools Summit 2017Social Tools Summit

October 18th, Boston
Follow: SocialTools17

The Social Tools Summit is a conference dedicated to social media tools, focusing on the tools are available and how to use them to maximize the ROI of your social media efforts. Among many others, the conference will deal with influencer marketing tools for measurement and management.


 

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