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Mar 16, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Your Guide to the Must-Attend Advertising Conferences in 2017

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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:header_world.png 

Programmatic I/O San Francisco

ProgrammaticioDate: April 4-5, 2017

Location: Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA

Speakers include:

  • Viola Akruk - Director of Digital Marketing, Comcast
  • Jeremy Randol - VP Programmatic Sales Strategy, Pandora
  • Shawn Riegsecker- CEO, Centro

Why Attend

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.  

Register here


DMexCo: Digital Marketing Expo & Conference


Date: September 13-14, 2017

Location: Koelnmesse, Germany

Speakers: TBD

Why Attend:  

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. 

Registration coming soon


AdWeek NY


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

Why Attend:

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.  

Registration coming soon


Ad:tech NY


Date:  October 18-19, 2017

Location: Javits Center, NY

Speakers: TBD

Why Attend:

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.  

Registration coming soon


Ad:tech London


Date:  November 29-30, 2017

Location: Old Truman Brewery London, UK

Speakers: TBD

Why Attend:

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. 

 Registration coming soon


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