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2016 Content Conferences

Is more continuing education around content marketing and content strategy among your New Year’s resolutions? Or maybe you boss/company finally approved some budget for keeping your content skills sharp? Whatever your motivation, those who’ve been to good conferences know they can help you stay on top of the latest thinking, network, trade tips with other content pros, enjoy a refreshing change of scenery and generally re-energize your idea factory.

To shorten the distance between you and your next conference, here’s a healthy list of North American conferences that are either focused on content marketing and content strategy, or contain substantial content tracks.


Search Marketing Expo – SMX West

March 1-3 | San Jose


Intelligent Content Conference
by Content Marketing Institute

March 7-9 | Las Vegas


SXSW Interactive

March 11-15 | Austin



Summit by Adobe

March 20-24 | Las Vegas


Social Media Marketing World

April 17-19 | San Diego

Includes a content marketing track

Social Media Marketing World


Marketing Nation Summit
by Marketo

May 9-12 | Las Vegas


Authority Rainmaker
by Copyblogger

TBD | Denver


Conversion Conference

May 17-19 | Las Vegas

2016 Las Vegas


Search Marketing Expo – SMX Advanced

June 2-3 | Seattle


Content Marketing World
by Content Marketing Institute

Sept 6-9 | Cleveland


by Moz

Sept 12-14 | Seattle


by Salesforce

Sept XX | TBD


Search Marketing Expo – SMX East

Sept 29-Oct 1 | New York



Oct 10-13 | Las Vegas


Content Marketing Show
by Content Marketing Institute

Oct 12-14 | Your Computer


by the Direct Marketing Association

Oct 16-18 | Los Angeles


by TrackMaven




Nov 8-11 | Boston


Hal Werner
Hal Werner
Hal Werner is a Dallas-area content strategist, digital marketer and idea man that loves bringing distinctive flavor and customer insight to every project.