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Comprehensive Guide to PR and Marketing Conferences 2022

Ashley Gillen

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to all upcoming PR and Marketing events and conferences! We’re bringing you all of the must-attend events for 2022. If you know of an event that is not in the list below, please submit that event to us so we can add it to the list by emailing ashley@publicist.co

CES 2022

An opportunity to connect with people, showcase your brand, and launch your newest product.

Date: January 5- 8, 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Adweek Outlook 2022

Adweek gives an inside glimpse into the benefits of monetization and emerging platforms with huge growth through leaders in the top marketing, media and tech executives.

Date: January 11- 13, 2022

Location: TBD

Brand Storytelling 

This event at Sundance Film Festival is a space to bring together brands, directors, production and media companies and content studies. Attendees will get an opportunity to connect and share ideas and experiences.

Date: January 19- 22, 2022

Location: Park City, Utah

AdExchanger’s Industry Preview

A one day conference by invitation only for senior executives in the digital marketing and media industries on what is to come in the year ahead.

Date: January 25, 2022

Location: New York, New York

International Conference on Online Reputation Management, Monitoring, and Marketing

A conference to bring together scientists, researchers, and scholars to share their research and experience on Online Reputation Management, Monitoring and Marketing.

Date: January 28- 29, 2022

Location: New York, New York

International Conference on Online Marketing Strategies

A conference to bring together scientists, researchers, and scholars to share their research and experience on Online Marketing Strategies to help people learn and grow more in the field.

Date: January 28- 29, 2022

Location: New York, New York

INDEX Communications & Marketing Conference

Two days of conversation, panels, connecting with INDEX colleagues.

Date: February 10- 11, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Adweek Challenger Brands

Fourth annual summit to help people learn from disruptive and legendary brands all through their own lens. 

Date: February 22- 24, 2022

Location: TBD

The PRCA Future Leaders Program

A program aimed at PR and communications professionals who are interested in leadership positions to learn the skills on how to be a great leader in this business.

Date: February 22 - March 24, 2022 (different sessions spread over 5 weeks)

February 22, 2022: Lindsay Patterson, “You as a leader, today, tomorrow and 5 years from now”

March 2, 2022: Emma Ewing, “Leading the way with feedback: providing confident critical and positive feedback to get better results, improve motivation, and develop your team”

March 10, 2022: Jane Fordham, “Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Superpower”

March 16, 2022: Barbara Phillips, “Personal Branding with a Global Mindset”

March 22, 2022: Rod Cartwright, “Mastering the Art of Leadership Communication in the New Abnormal”

March 24, 2022: Jayne Constantinis, “Virtually Brilliant Leadership Communication”

Location: Virtual

Social Media Strategies Summit

Made for senior-level marketing professionals to gain an inside look at successful social media and digital marketing strategies, and to learn all things social media.

Date: February 23- 24, 2022

Location: Virtual

B2B Marketing Exchange

A marketing conference for sales practitioners and marketing professionals to network and gain insight on the best strategies for B2B marketing.

Date: February 28 - March 1- 2, 2022

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

International Public Relations Research Conference

A non-profit to support PR research to increase understanding in the field, build relationships, and advance development.

Date: March 3- 5, 2022

Location: Orlando, Florida

International Conference on Communications Management and Public Relations

A conference to bring together scientists, researchers, and scholars to share their research and experience on Communications Management and Public Relations.

Date: March 11- 12, 2022

Location: Miami, Florida

SXSW Conference

A conference full of conversations surrounding diverse topics and people coming together to share breakthroughs in technology, film, culture, and music. Discusses key elements of a PR campaign and helps creative people achieve their goals.

Date: March 11- 20, 2022

Location: Austin, Texas

Social Media Marketing World 2022

This conference is a way to network with others in the marketing space and learn about ways to improve your social marketing.

Date: March 14- 16, 2022

Location: San Diego, California

ContentTECH Summit

This conference discusses content and technology, which is extremely relevant in the PR world, and is geared towards senior-level professionals to discuss strategies for content and making digital experiences easier for media consumption. 

Date: March 22- 23, 2022

Location: San Diego, California

Adweek MediaWeek

Listen and learn from the industry’s top leading brand marketers and ad buyers on the best practices, along with the challenges they’ve faced when building a media marketing strategy.

Date: March 22- 24, 2022

Location: Location TBD

IPR Bridge Hybrid Conference

A two day conference geared towards both PR and corporate communications academics and practitioners. Research is presented and ideas are shared to help grow and network with those in the industries. 

Date: March 24- 25, 2022

Location: Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (Washington, DC)

Advertising Week Europe

Bringing the marketing and advertising community together for leadership conferences, networking, and celebration for brand excellence.

Date: March 28- 31, 2022

Location: London, England

ANA Brand Masters Conference

This conference will celebrate the ANA Growth Agenda’s focus on brand management, purpose, creativity and media. Brands will speak about how they used their marketing skills to better serve the community and their customers. 

Date: April 11- 13, 2022

Location: Carlsbad, California

DigiMarCon New York

A digital, marketing, media, and advertising conference and exhibition that provides insight, strategies, successful campaigns, and speakers to then take with you and learn. This program is meant to help people develop their audience by building traffic, creating brand awareness, improving customer service, and more!

Date: April 21- 22, 2022

Location: New York, New York

ANA Content Marketing Conference

This conference focuses on the best strategies, resources and practices for content marketing to deepen customer relationships and increase results. 

Date: April 27- 29, 2022

Location: Orlando, Florida

Adweek Social Media Week North America

Serving as a meeting point for the social media marketing industry as a way to bring everyone together to learn and grow. 

Date: May 2022 (tentative)

Location: TBD

Confab: The Content Strategy Conference

Confab’s conference brings strategy to life and is a place for smart and curious people to share more about making content useful for all.

DatE: May 9- 12, 2022

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

AMEC Global Summit on Measurement 

This summit highlights the best practices of communication measurement, evaluation, and analysis from across the globe with insights from multiple speakers.

Date: May 23- 25, 2022

Location: Vienna, Austria

Advertising Week Asia

Bringing the marketing and advertising community together for leadership conferences, networking, and celebration for brand excellence.

Date: May 30 - June 2, 2022

Location: Tokyo, Japan

DigiMarCon Silicon Valley

A digital, marketing, media, and advertising conference and exhibition that provides insight, strategies, successful campaigns, and speakers to then take with you and learn. This program is meant to help people develop their audience by building traffic, creating brand awareness, improving customer service, and more!

Date: June 2- 3, 2022

Location: San Francisco, California

DigiMarCon Midwest

A digital, marketing, media, and advertising conference and exhibition that provides insight, strategies, successful campaigns, and speakers to then take with you and learn. This program is meant to help people develop their audience by building traffic, creating brand awareness, improving customer service, and more!

Date: June 9- 10, 2022

Location: Chicago, Illinois 

Social Media Week Lima 2022

Annual conference geared towards keeping attendees up to date and ahead of what is happening in the social media world.

Date: June 15- 16, 2022

Location: Lima, Ohio

Cannes Lions- International Festival of Creativity

A festival and convention into one event! Attendees will make connections, learn from different seminars and workshops and boost creativity.

Date: June 20- 24, 2022

Location: Cannes, France

IABC World Conference 

A conference that focuses on professional development for communication professionals, specifically in public relations to network, speak, and listen in/talk on panels. This years theme is “Communication Can.”

Date: June 26- 29, 2022

Location: New York, New York

DigiMarCon America

Brings in speakers from the digital marketing industry to provide attendees with strategies and insight for digital marketing campaigns.

Date: July 7- 8, 2022

Location: Live and on-demand

DigiMarCon West

A digital, marketing, media, and advertising conference and exhibition that provides insight, strategies, successful campaigns, and speakers to then take with you and learn. This program is meant to help people develop their audience by building traffic, creating brand awareness, improving customer service, and more!

Date: July 11- 12, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California

MozCon

Three days of presentations and insights from industry leaders in SEO, search marketing, mobile, conversion optimization, local search, etc.

Date: July 11- 13, 2022

Location: Seattle, Washington

FPRA Conference

Keynote speakers, breakout sessions, social and networking opportunities are all included in this four day conference.

Date: August 7- 10, 2022

Location: Orlando, Florida

Adweek Brandweek

Your team will get exclusive access to insights from industry leaders, networking opportunities, Masterclasses and more.

Date: September 12- 16, 2022 (tentative)

Location: TBD

Content Marketing World

The place where you can learn and network from the best in the content marketing industry.

Date: September 13- 16, 2022

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Adweek Social Media Week London

Serving as a meeting point for the social media marketing industry as a way to bring everyone together to learn and grow. 

Date: October 2022 (tentative)

Location: London, England

Adweek Commerce Week

Marketing leaders will share strategies, ideas, and innovations to help your organization.

Date: November 2022 (tentative)

Location: TBD

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