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The Top Influencer Marketing Events To Attend In 2023

Oct 09, 2023

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The Top Influencer Marketing Events To Attend In 2023

Influencer marketing events are events set up by brands and companies alike for the sole purpose of connecting with their influencers on a more meaningful level and discussing the latest industry trends. 

Over the years, influencer marketing events have gained popularity due to the rapid growth the influencer marketing industry has seen.

Nowadays, these events are more accessible than ever, with new events cropping up all over the globe featuring speakers from some of the most prestigious companies out there. 

For brands looking to take their influencer marketing game to the next level, getting involved in these events might just be the key to success.

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THE WORLD’S TOP INFLUENCER MARKETING EVENTS

From podcasting events to online conferences, here are the top influencer marketing events in 2023 you need to attend:

1. TBEX Europe – Kalamata, Greece

TBEX is one of the best influencer events, aimed at travel brands, DMOs and online travel content creators. Every year, the most influential people within the travel industry come together to learn and network with other travel influencers at this conference.

Notable speakers include: digital creator and video storyteller Anton Diaz, CEO at Venture Republic Kei Shibata as well as Martinique Lewis, President of the Black Travel Alliance and creator of The ABC Travel Greenbook.

2. DigiMarCon – Online

This online event is among the biggest digital marketing, media and influencer conferences in the world. Attendees are given the opportunity to enjoy an intimate gathering with leaders across the marketing industry having previously attended such as David Fallarme from HubSpot, Mike Hines from Amazon and Loni Stark from Adobe.

3. Mobile World Conference – Barcelona, Spain

Described as one of the most popular influencer events, the MWC is *the* place to be for all things tech and mobile. Connectivity is the overarching theme of this conference, where creative innovators and leaders across the industry come together to discuss the future of technology. 

Speakers for this year include the Co-CEO of Netflix Greg Peters, President and CEO of Nokia Pekka Lundmark and Mats Granryd from GSMA.

4. Tastemaker Conference 2023 – Revel Motor Row, Chicago

The Tastemaker Conference offers key insight into SEO, tech, business growth and content creation. Influencer marketing events like these are unmissable as they offer workshops, panels and classes, as well as networking opportunities for brands and influencers alike.

Aleka Shunk from Cooking With Keywords, Alexandria Drzazgowsk from The Foreign Fork and Ashley Segurai from TopHatSocial are just a few of the speakers you can expect to see this year.

5. Podcast Movement Evolutions – Westgate Resort, Las Vegas

Speakers for this event haven’t been released yet, but out of all the influencer marketing events, it’s definitely one to attend. This conference consists of three single-track events: one for creators; one for experienced podcasters; and one for podcast industry professionals. Each of these has been carefully curated so that attendees are offered balanced discussions that tackle every aspect of podcasting. 

6. Youth Marketing Strategy – Brooklyn, New York

YMS is one of America’s biggest influencer marketing events which focuses specifically on how brands can successfully reach Gen Z-ers. This event features speakers from leading and emerging brands across lifestyle and tech to teach brands how to speak fluent Gen Z.

This year’s event has already taken place, but the line-up for 2024 promises speeches from Student Beans, Voxburner and Campus Commandos.

7. Gartner Marketing Symposium/Xpo – Aurora, Colorado

This conference offers a range of topics and tracks specific to different areas of marketing, designed to harness the power and purpose of the industry. Speakers are still being confirmed for this year, but this is one of the best influencer marketing events for CMOs and marketing executives to attend.

8. Influencer Marketing World – Amsterdam and online

This two-day conference is aimed at creative marketers who are looking to take their influencer marketing campaigns to the next level. Offering engagement techniques and growth opportunities, this event is sure to inspire marketers and upgrade their skills in campaign management.

Notable speakers include: Yenan Wang, Head of TikTok Live, David Shadpour, CEO of Social Native and Ruby Soave from Student Beans.

9. #DMWF Global – Business Design Centre, London and Online

The DMWF is one of the top influencer marketing events, offering insight into the latest trends and strategies within the digital marketing industry. This is a two-day hybrid conference and consists of live demos, product launches and online networking.

The line-up features speakers from across the globe: Abhi Juneja from American Express, Sam Hughes from Reddit, Hamaad Sayyed from Google and Head of Social Media Gabriela Torres from BBC World Service. 

10. Podcast Movement – Denver, Colorado

This four-day event brings together thousands of podcasters and experts each year to help them grow professionally and expand the podcast community. With over 150 educational sessions and workshops, networking events, parties and the largest expo and trade show the industry has to offer, this is a must-see on your influencer marketing events list!

Notable speakers include: Tina Eckman from Dolby, Becky Rho from WarnerMedia and Cathy Csukas from AdLarge.

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Ella Proctor

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