Get Planning Now! Top 10 B2B Marketing Conferences of 2019

As we approach the final weeks of the year, it’s time to start setting budgets and travel plans for next year’s conference and networking opportunities! As informative as blogs, ebooks and white papers are, they just don’t equal the excitement of watching a passionate presenter speak live. The gratification is multiplied when savvy audience members ask questions and spark lively discussions. Add in the opportunities to interact with colleagues and thought leaders during workshops, program breaks and social events, and the experience can provide a lasting impact on your B2B marketing strategy.

With all that said, we thought we’d do you a solid and put next year’s top B2B marketing conferences in one place. Happy traveling, and I hope to see you at one of these events in 2019!

B2B Marketing Exchange (B2BMX)

  • When: February 25–27
  • Where: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Why you should attend: Hosted by B2B publishing powerhouse Demand Gen Report, B2BMX is one of the first marketing conferences kicking off the new year. Expect to network with over 1,000 marketers and attend over 70 sessions focusing on new engagement trends, marketing channels, best practices, industry challenges and buying preferences. This year, our own VP of marketing and strategy, Kellie de Leon, will be hosting a workshop on buyer-centric marketing. Just like last year, her session is sure to be a big draw, so book early!
  • Price: $595–$1,495 USD
  • Hashtag: #B2BMX
  • Attendees: 1,000+
  • SPECIAL NOTE: Our own Kellie de Leon will be leading a workshop on buyer-centric marketing on Day One of the conference. Register here!

ABM Innovation Summit

  • When: March 14–15
  • Where: San Francisco, CA
  • Why you should attend: If account-based marketing is becoming a major focus for your organization, this conference is a must! Presented by Demandbase, the event will include real-life case studies from companies who have successfully implemented ABM, opportunities for ABM certification, and the chance to network with over 1,000 B2B marketers.
  • Price: $499–$799 USD
  • Hashtag: #ABMSUMMIT
  • Attendees: 1,000+
  • Register here

TOPO Summit

  • When: April 17–18
  • Where: San Francisco, CA
  • Why you should attend: If you’re interested in learning what’s working for other B2B companies and how they’ve been able to grow, here’s your chance. TOPO Summit provides deep, intensive learning through more than 60 sessions focused around six tracks, including ABM, marketing ops and tech, executive leadership, and more, all with the purpose of helping organizations drive revenue. Marketers and sales professionals alike will walk away with specific, actionable insights to implement into their own organizations.
  • Price: $895–$1,295 USD
  • Hashtag: #toposummit
  • Attendees: 2,000+
  • Register here

Gartner Digital Marketing Symposium/Xpo

  • When: April 29–May 1
  • Where: San Diego, CA
  • Why you should attend: If you’re interested in improving your marketing skills and gaining the latest insights on tech-focused marketing trends and practices, head on over to San Diego! At the Gartner Digital Marketing Symposium, you can expect over 100 hours of various sessions focused on strategy and leadership, emerging customer and market insights, data, analytics and measurement, and many more key topics.
  • Price: $3,275–$3,950 USD
  • Hashtag: #GartnerDMC
  • Attendees: 1,700+
  • Register here

SiriusDecisions Summit

  • When: May 6–8
  • Where: Austin, TX
  • Why you should attend: If you’re focused on discovering the latest thought leadership trends, this should be on your calendar. You’ll have the opportunity to discover new innovations across the B2B space and network with some of the most elite B2B leaders in sales and marketing. Sessions will include topics in demand creation, account-based marketing, content strategy and operations, branding and communications, and many more.
  • Price: $2,395–$2,495 USD
  • Hashtag: #SDSummit
  • Attendees: 3,600+
  • Register here

MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum 2019

  • When: October 16–18
  • Where: National Harbor, MD
  • Why you should attend: The B2B Marketing Forum, hosted by MarketingProfs, focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities B2B marketers encounter day in and day out. Whether you are just starting out or consider yourself a veteran in the industry, this forum is designed to bridge the gap in all areas of marketing, whether it’s generating better content, designing better demand gen campaigns, or creating a winning marketing strategy.
  • Price: $1,095–$2,795 USD
  • Hashtag: #MPB2B
  • Attendees: 1,000+
  • Register here

ANA Masters of B2B Conference

  • When: May 29–31
  • Where: Chicago, IL
  • Why you should attend: You’ll hear from leading CMOs, technology company executives, and B2B agency and industry leaders, who will share their inspirational approaches to effective, results-driven brand marketing. The conference provides powerful insights into the strategies that successful B2B companies have used to create, deliver and profitably harvest value. Registration for the Masters of B2B Conference also includes entrance to the B2 Awards Gala, which will showcase the past year’s most innovative marketing strategies.
  • Price: $1,099–$1,399 USD
  • Hashtag: #ANAMasters
  • Attendees: 2,500+
  • Register here

Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange

  • When: July 15–17
  • Where: San Diego, CA
  • Why you should attend: With executive management making up 75% of attendees, and a small crowd of approximately 200, you can expect many opportunities to truly connect and collaborate with top-level digital and strategic marketing executives across various industries. This conference is focused on how to align your B2B business strategy with the newest technologies and discover the latest content marketing evolutions.
  • Price: $3,290 USD
  • Hashtag: #FrostMAR
  • Attendees: 200
  • Register here

Marketo Marketing Nation Summit

  • When: October 21–24
  • Where: Las Vegas, NV
  • Why you should attend: If your focus is marketing automation, the Marketing Nation Summit is not one you want to miss. Hosted by Marketo, the conference brings together some of the best and brightest minds in the digital transformation of marketing, advertising, IT, services and much more. By the end of the event, you’ll be inspired to implement the industry best practices and thought leadership insights you’ll have gained.
  • Price: $495–$1,895 USD
  • Hashtag: #MKTGnation
  • Attendees: 6,000
  • Register here

Dreamforce

  • When: November 19–22
  • Where: San Francisco, CA
  • Why you should attend: Nurturing leads, closing deals and maximizing ROI are crucial for success in the B2B marketing industry. Attend Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2019 and you’ll walk away with smart, actionable insights to better target your accounts with the newest and most effective customer-centric campaigns.
  • Price: TBA
  • Hashtag: #DF19
  • Attendees: 171,000+
  • Click here to sign up to be notified when registration opens.

Nina Kuhlman

With many years’ experience managing clients at major advertising, media and marketing agencies, Nina brings a unique perspective to The Mx Group’s corporate marketing team. Strategic, creative and hands-on, she’s an adept marketing practitioner focused on digital marketing, demand generation, content creation and events for The Mx Group.

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