As your company’s financial and accounting departments start working on budgets for 2017, it’s time to decide which conferences you want to go to and make sure you get money allocated for them. Here’s a quick list of some conferences in the first half of the year, and a few important ones later in the year, to give you some idea of what you might want to plan to attend yourself or send a member of your team to.
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26th January, London
The Advertising Association promotes the role, rights and responsibilities of advertising and its impact on individuals, the economy and society. Now in it’s sixth year, it’s clear that LEAD is a little different. In one fast-paced morning, it’s a unique chance to debate the economic, social and political challenges in our sector with it’s industry leaders.
1st February, London; 2 February, Birmingham
Whether you are the CEO, business leader, Sales Director or Sales Manager, if you want a very practical roadmap to world-class sales management within your business, the Vistage Sales Forum will show you the way.
15th February, Manchester
The Sales Conversion Conference 2017 will be returning to Manchester on 15th February 2017 to a brand new home for a packed day of sales training to explore new ways and different techniques of improving sales. The team of experts ready to stand on the #SCConf stage are tried and tested sales professionals, including CEOs and international sales professionals.
2nd March, London
Agency Acceleration Day is the only industry event researched and produced for all marketing communications agencies, big and small, focused on how to grow your business. CEOs from some of the UK’s fastest growing agencies will give candid insights and practical advice on everything you need to know on how to create a successful business.
8th-9th March, London
MWL is the perfect live environment for you to build client relationships and sell your solutions directly to your target market, MWL is your biggest opportunity to generate quality leads, increase your brand awareness and position yourself as an industry leader, all in just two high energy, action packed days; resulting in high quality conversations and increased ROI for your investment.
28th-29th March, London
B2B Marketing Expo is an interactive exhibition and conference designed specifically for the marketing sector. Expect to find high-quality exhibitors alongside a conference showcasing some of the world’s most influential figures in marketing.
23rd May, London
In 2017, this summit will be co-located with Customer Focus Live, giving you the opportunity to compare notes with consumer experience experts on how to communicate effectively with your audience, best practices in multi-channel communications, and using data to fully understand what the consumer wants.
19th-20th June, London
The Digital Marketing World forum London (#DMWF) 2017 brings together heads of PR, marketing managers, brand managers, agencies and online marketers.
3rd-6th July, Hull
The 50th Academy of Marketing Conference is calling for the transformational power of marketing to be used to make the world a more equitable place, embracing cultural diversity, breaking down boundaries and helping those that do not have a voice.
19th October, London
Brief Encounters brings together leading experts who will give an insight into how they have won business both nationally and internationally. We will have discussions with big name clients on what they expect from agencies and how to bring the romance back to the pitch process.
2nd-3rd November, London
Whether you’re interested in the latest trends and innovations across performance media buying, AI, new tech, display, mobile, data science, lead generation, search, attribution, content, data or cognitive marketing, you’ll hear how industry trendsetters are setting the industry agenda.
30th November, Coventry
Exhibitors provide products and services that enhance the development of the UK’s sales profession, i.e. Sales trainers, CRM providers, lead generation and psychometric testing companies to name a few.