Conferences are a planned, fast-paced set-up allowing people to interact and exchange information in a brief period of time. This face to face interaction is instrumental in closing deals and cementing business relationships. So, go out, try some hors d’oeuvres, grab a glass of drink, and make the best use of the opportunities you get to build your network.
Let’s see some of the networking opportunities we have in store this season:
1. Forbes CMO Summit (Nov 1-3, Dana Point, CA)
With 120 top CMO’s and over 35 industries being represented, Forbes CMO Summit is a great place to explore the role of CMO’s in this universe highlighting the expertise they should bring, the levers they need to pull and the metrics that will lead to future success. The event is by invitation only and you can place a request to attend. The speakers include CMOs, VPs, senior leaders and CEOs of companies like Forbes, Lenovo, Accenture Interactive, Deloitte Digital, Taco Bell, Twitter, McKinsey & Company, and Vertebrae.
2. ITSMA Marketing Vision Conference (Nov 5-7, Cambridge, MA)
This conference is a great place to learn about the latest and greatest in account-based marketing. The conference focuses exclusively on marketing excellence and leadership for B2B services and solutions in the connected economy. The speakers include ABM leaders, Senior VPs, CEOs, and CMOs from companies like Cognizant Consulting, ITMSA, Nutanix, and HP.
3. SiriusDecisions TechX (Nov 7-9, 2018, New Orleans, LA)
With over 500 attendees, the conference is a place to understand what’s new from leading b-to-b technology and services providers. It offers a chance to dive deeper into emerging trends in sales, marketing, and product performance. The speakers include VPs, Senior Research Directors, and other senior marketing leaders from companies such as SiriusDecisions, Verint Systems Inc., ACTIVE Network, and Booz Allen Hamilton.
4. B2B Marketing Forum 2018 (Nov 13-16, San Francisco, CA)
MarketingProfs’ B2B marketing forum is a place where leaders and innovators gather to learn about the latest B2B marketing strategies and tactics along with content strategy and SEO techniques for B2B marketing. The speakers include authors, thought leaders, CMOs and other senior leaders from companies like Google, Duarte Inc., Dell, and IBM cybersecurity.
5. Growth Marketing Conference (Dec 11-12, San Francisco, CA)
With industry-leading Fortune 500 executives, high-growth founders, and growth marketing pioneers and innovators, the conference offers over 50 sessions covering actionable, real-world growth strategies and tactics driving rapid, cost-effective and sustainable revenue and user growth. The speakers include VPs, Global Marketing Heads, CMOs, Directors, CEOs, and founders of companies like Spotify, Dropbox, Google, Adobe, Engagio, Slack and GameOn Technology.
6. AI and Big Data for Marketing Summit (Dec 12-13, New York, NY)
The main themes of the summit include fueling personalized experiences using data and analytics, effective social and mobile marketing through advanced analytics, creating conversational UI experiences, and data-driven content marketing strategies. The speakers include Directors, VPs head of analytics, and other senior marketing leaders from companies FanDuel, PepsiCo, Industry Expert, The Lego Group, and Boxed.
So, choose an event that fits your needs, gear up and achieve your goals! Networking, if done right, can expand your contact database, mine new opportunities, challenge your old beliefs and thoughts, and lets you find people you need to realize your goals. And to make networking easier—and keep track of all your great contacts, download ScanBizCards. Happy Networking!!