The advertising and adtech industries are changing at lightning speed. It can be hard to keep up with the new tools in automation, mergers, partnerships, and acronyms, but attending industry conferences is key to keeping pace with this rapidly changing market. The following events have been hand-picked, tried and tested by our internal adtech specialists.
We look to come away from these conferences with actionable insights and to meet knowledgeable professionals looking to leverage the latest trends across programmatic and mobile to stay ahead of the curve. Here is our guide to the top not-to-miss adtech events in 2017:
Date: April 4-5, 2017
Location: Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA
- Viola Akruk - Director of Digital Marketing, Comcast
- Jeremy Randol - VP Programmatic Sales Strategy, Pandora
- Shawn Riegsecker- CEO, Centro
Focused entirely on programmatic media and marketing, you can expect presentations to give a detailed look into the future state of the industry, as well as how to manage the newest data sources available. This years conference features over 70 expert speakers and 24 compelling sessions. Enjoy insightful presentations, informative panels, in-depth workshops and invaluable connections with leaders in programmatic marketing.
Date: September 13-14, 2017
Location: Koelnmesse, Germany
More than 50,700 visiors and 1,013 Exhibitors from all over the world came to Cologne in September 2016. Stay tuned for more information on the event, but plan to travel to Germany this September for what’s historically been an information-packed affair. Within just a few years, dmexco has developed into an important meeting point for the global digital economy. Visitors conduct direct business deals, make valuable new contacts and evaluate business ideas. The focus is on dialogue — and that certainly pays off.
Date: September 25-29, 2017
Location: Various Locations, NY, NY
2016 Speakers Included:
- Tim Armstrong - Chairman & CEO, AOL
- Mark Cuban - Entrepreneur, Host on Shark Tank
- Margo Georgiadis - President, Americas, Google
- Jamie Perry - VP of Marketing, JetBlue
- Bob Lord - Chief Digital Officer, IBM
The iconoic AdWeek NY brings together over 1,100 speaksers at numerous venues around New York City. With over 200 events over 4 days, you will never find yourself with nothing to do. There are plenty of seminars and workshops, and at night you can enjoy concerts by the music scene's best. You don't want to miss one of the biggest weeks in advertising in New York.
Date: October 18-19, 2017
Location: Javits Center, NY
You don't want to miss this two-day conference & exposition that has been known as the home of industry shaping advertising and marketing technology. For over 20 years, this is where leading marketers go to get hands-on with the latest marketing and advertising innovations.
Date: November 29-30, 2017
Location: Old Truman Brewery London, UK
ad:tech London is a two-day conference dedicated to performance marketing and tech innovation. Last year brought over 1,000 elite brand, agency and media players together. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the latest trends in performance marketing and innovation.
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