If you’re working in the digital media industry, you don’t want to miss these
events. Even if you can’t attend, add them to your calendar and follow what’s
happening at them to keep up with the latest insights into digital media,
marketing, and video content strategy. We certainly will!
Content Marketing World: September 5–8
Cost: $2,495 for onsite registration
Reasons to go: One of the largest content marketing conferences out here,
CMW is a great place to connect with the top media companies and creators
from around the world. It's basically the must-attend event for professionals
working in media and content creation for brands and news agencies. Plus, the
schedule is full of interesting events like video marketing workshops, lessons
in brand storytelling, and how to use data to drive your video content creation.
Content Strategy Innovation Summit: September 11–12
Cost: $995–2,495, depending on pass choice
Reasons to go: The summit's speakers this year include
content strategy execs from Facebook, Forbes, Disney,
and more. Attendees will learn how to maximize their use
of video online, hear from panels on strategy, and more
that will help you innovate your content marketing.
Week: September 11–15
Cost: £749 for onsite registration
Reasons to go: Professionals attending SMW are at the intersection
of media, technology, and marketing, creating plenty of networking
opportunities. The theme this year is “Language and the Machine,”
and attendees will hear from the biggest social media companies and
learn about the latest trends in video, virtual reality, visual
storytelling, and more.
The IBC Conference: September 14–19
Cost: €1,199–3,520, depending on pass choice
Reasons to go: IBC 2017 is a hotspot for media, entertainment,
and technology professionals. The programme includes panels and
sessions on the future of virtual reality, how broadcast TV is
transforming, and how AI is driving innovation in media. If you go,
make sure you say hello to our Storyhunter team there!
Digiday Publishing Summit: September 25–27
Cost: $2,295 or $4,895
Reasons to go: This year, the summit is tackling the challenges
that face digital media publishers, such as adapting to new
technology and earning audience trust. Speakers include execs
from top media companies, who will address topics like how to win
at video, why publishers should think of themselves as tech companies,
and how to master social content marketing.
Video Anywhere: November 1–3
Cost: $2,295 or $4,895
Reasons to go: This Digiday summit will explore how publishers are
tackling emerging challenges in digital video production and how to
build business models that don’t just capture viewership, but also
News XChange: November 15–16
Cost: €650–1,285, depending on ticket type
Reasons to go: The two-day conference brings together hundreds of media
executives from all around the world. The conference features prominent
guest speakers and panel discussions that explore the biggest challenges
currently facing journalism.