67 Top Publishing & Media Industry Events: May - December 2016

Posted by Sarah Hughes on May 2, 2016 1:09:21 PM

Topics: Editorial Resources, Company News


Check out our curated list of the best events for the publishing and media industry for the rest of this year. We will be updating the list as more industry events become finalized. Make sure to drop us a line and set up time to chat at the events Wibbitz team members are attending!

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MAY | 2016

The European Newspaper Congress

May 1 - 3 •Ÿ Vienna, Austria

Some case studies being presented include: Newspapers Are Seen With the Eyes – So Let’s Show Something, Only 30 Journalists Work for Europe’s Best Daily Newspaper, and Alternate Ways of Storytelling.
MediaPost Publishing Insider Summit

May 1 - 4 •Ÿ Key Largo, FL

This event will focus on how publishers are responding to the challenge of ad blocking, how header bidding is changing the programmatic model, platform distribution and the calculus around publishing to third parties, etc.
DLD Digital Life Design

May 3 - 4 •Ÿ New York, NY

Connecting digital natives, creators and enablers from Europe and Israel to those in the US. DLD will explore the infinite opportunities of the digital world and learn about the most important trends.
Marketing Nation Summit

May 9 - 16 •Ÿ Las Vegas, NV

The coolest, smartest marketers in the world are sharing their knowledge, ideas, and best practices in the Marketo Marketing Nation…where marketing and marketers always come first.
Streaming Media East

May 10 - 11 •Ÿ New York, NY

Focus areas: encoding & transcoding, OTT & TV everywhere, enterprise & education, live video, monetizing content, formats, protocols, & standards, content management & workflows, media entertainment & broadcast, devices & platforms.
Forrester Digital

May 10 - 11 •Ÿ New York, NY

Accelerate your business technology and digital strategy alignment. Business leaders and technology innovators must transform to a thoroughly digital business or face becoming digital prey.
FIPP London

May 10 - 11 •Ÿ London, UK

International relationships now go far beyond print licenses to include digital, events, mobile, customised marketing packages and a wealth of content syndication opportunities. Meet media businesses looking to explore these cross border partnerships.
PSFYK conference

May 13 •Ÿ New York, NY

Experience a diverse program of speakers with backgrounds in art, technology, design, marketing, and media, creating an environment where disparate ideas can come together in new ways to fuel work that changes the world for the better.

May 16 - 18 •Ÿ Boston, MA

INTX: The Internet and Television Expo is the premier place where the worlds of media, entertainment and technology join together for riveting conversation, hands-on product demos, intensive special programs and more.
Digiday Programmatic Summit

May 23 - 25 •Ÿ New Orleans, LA

The Digiday Programmatic Summit will examine how brands and publishers are rising to the forefront, the focus on quality data and ads, and programmatic’s role beyond display advertising.
Digital Summit

May 24 - 25 •Ÿ Atlanta, GA

Digital Summit fills your brain and professional toolkit with thought leadership and practical solutions designed to supercharge your customer strategies. Sessions and topics featured at Digital Summit include: Narrative Design, Digital Personas, Millennial Marketing, Growth Hacking and more!
LDV Vision Summit: Innovation and Trends in Video and Digital Imaging

May 24 - 25 •Ÿ New York, NY

Bringing together top technologists, visionaries, startups, media/brand executives and investors with the purpose of exploring how imaging and video technologies will empower or disrupt businesses and society.

May 31 - June 2 •Ÿ Hong Kong

People from the world’s biggest companies and most exciting startups will come to Hong Kong to share their stories and experiences at RISE. They’ll be joined by major global media, hundreds of investors and thousands of attendees for three days of legendary networking.

JUNE | 2016

Wistia Fest

June 5 - 7 •Ÿ Boston, MA

The third annual WistiaFest is a conference focused on making great videos for your business.

June 6  •Ÿ New York, NY

Senior executives from across the ecosystem will gather at the IAB Ad Blocking & User Experience Summit. It is the only thought leadership forum that fosters peer-to-peer education and debate, so together we can develop actionable solutions to help the entire industry create better, LEANer user experiences.
Social Media Week

June 6 - 10 •Ÿ Los Angeles, CA / Mexico City, Mexico / Milan, Italy

Social Media Week is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world.
Northside Innovation Conference

June 6 - 12 •Ÿ Brooklyn, NY

One part conference, one part expo; Northside showcases the best and brightest names in the global innovation community through a series of panel talks, keynotes, pitch competitions, networking events, and a trade show.
OPS Conference

June 7 •Ÿ New York, NY

The definitive conference on how online media works!

June 7 - 8 •Ÿ San Francisco, CA

TVOT SF 2016 will include keynotes from NBCUniversal, Turner Ad Sales, CNN, DirecTV Now and others, as well as The Bridge, a special track curated by nScreenMedia.
NAA & WAN World News Media Congress

June 12 - 14 •Ÿ Cartagena, Colombia

Over three days in Cartagena, we deliver an insiders perspective on the management and business issues facing news media today, as well as highlighting emerging new business models and revenue streams.
Next TV Summit

June 15  •Ÿ San Francisco, CA

Next TV Summit & Expo is a high-level, future-focused conference, expo and networking event presented on both coasts annually, providing insights into the impact of new video devices, delivery systems and consumer expectations in the OTT era.
Digimarcon West

June 15 - 16 •Ÿ Santa Monica, CA

The DIGIMARCON WEST 2016 program has been specifically designed to help attendees develop their audience. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes.
Global Editors Network (GEN) Summit

June 15 - 17 •Ÿ Vienna, Austria

How can the media industry deal with Facebook, Apple, Google, Amazon and other mega-platforms offering news to their users? This is the major question for 2016 and the sixth annual GEN Summit will explore the most relevant solutions for your newsroom.
Unbound: Call to Action Conference

June 19 •Ÿ Vancouver, Canada

Unbound Conference will be covering the following topics: conversion rate optimization, email marketing, growth hacking, PPC, analytics, copywriting, landing page optimization, marketing automation, content marketing and more.

JULY | 2016

Performance Marketing Insights

July 4 - 5 •Ÿ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Attend PMI: Europe 2016 to discover how to effectively create, reach, monetise and convert audiences through performance marketing channels, delivered via actionable content and peer-to-peer networking.
17th Annual Digital Marketing: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange

July 11 - 13 •Ÿ Asheville, NC

The event assembles leading providers of digital marketing technology, software, and services to share their thought leadership on what they see is working, and what is not, across the spectrum.
VB Mobile Beat

July 13 - 14 •Ÿ San Francisco, CA

VentureBeat’s invite-only Mobile Summit brings together senior leaders to discuss the strategies and technologies they are using to capture and engage mobile audiences — and accelerate business.
Digital Publishing Innovation Summit/ Innovation Enterprise

July 13 - 14 •Ÿ New York, NY

40+ industry speakers & 300+ delegates, Digital Publishing Innovation is the most exclusive gathering of leaders in digital publishing.
News:Rewired journalism.co.uk

July 20 •Ÿ London, United Kingdom

News:rewired will highlight practical tips and advice – tools or programs, organisational processes, approaches or strategies – so delegates can leave with ideas of how they might achieve similar things themselves.
SRCCON "source-con"

July 28 - 29 •Ÿ Portland, OR

Hands-on conference focused on the practical challenges news technology and data teams encounter every day.
Affiliate Summit East

July 31 - August 2 •Ÿ New York, NY

The Affiliate Summit East 2016 Agenda is now live and is packed with sessions that will help better understand the evolving landscape of performance marketing.

AUGUST | 2016

Click Z Live

August 2 - 4 •Ÿ Hong Kong

The 7th annual event in Hong Kong will equip you with the very latest cutting edge marketing strategies and innovative execution methods to inspire, acquire and retain your customers in the digital age.
Social Fresh Conference

August 18 - 21 •Ÿ Orlando, FL

Social Fresh 2016 is the longest running social marketing conference. We understand that attendees need LESS theory and MORE strategy and execution. We're dedicated to helping you deliver results through rich session topics and dynamic networking with industry leaders, innovative brands, agencies, and software companies.
HTA Summit

August 22 - 24 •Ÿ Las Vegas, NV

This HTA Transformational Summit was specifically (and scientifically) designed to help you create the biggest breakthrough of your Internet Marketing career and transcend you to level of success others can only dream about. But this can be your reality.
Digiday Content Marketing Summit

August 23 - 25 •Ÿ Park City, UT

The Digiday Content Marketing Summit will discuss how brands and agencies are creating content that converts through use of social platforms, in-house production and experimenting with new formats to deliver their messages.


Forrester Tech Mixer

September TBD •Ÿ Cambridge, MA

The Forrester Tech Mixer is seeking new, emerging technology companies that will inspire us to think differently.
Content Marketing World

September 6 - 9 •Ÿ Cleveland, OH

Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team and to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.
Digital Media Strategies USA

September 7 - 9 •Ÿ New York, NY

Digital Media Strategies USA is a day of work and note-taking, leaving aside PR and buzzwords to deliver transparent, data-rich case studies and discussions covering new business models and revenue streams, mobile monetization, digital video, programmatic and native advertising, advertising metrics, audience development, technology, data and organisational transformation.


September 8 - 12 •Ÿ Amsterdam, Netherlands

The IBC Conference is an unrivalled global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. This years theme is Transformation in the Digital Era: Leadership, Strategy and Creativity in Media and Entertainment.

September 12 - 14 •Ÿ Seattle, WA

Three days of forward-thinking, actionable sessions in SEO, social media, community building, content marketing, brand development, CRO, the mobile landscape, analytics, and more.
Mumbrella Publish Conference

September 15 •Ÿ Sydney, Australia

The annual Publish Conference is designed for professionals working in print and/or digital publishing including publishers, CEOs, sales, production, marketing, journalists and editors; as well as partners associated with the industry including measurement companies, printers, distributors, marketing services agencies and technology suppliers.
ONA Event

September 15 - 17 •Ÿ Denver, CO

ONA16 brings together the best of digital media — journalists, technologists, designers, executives, educators, students and others looking to network and share innovative ideas.
Digiday Publishing Summit

September 19 - 21 •Ÿ Key Biscayne, FL

Digiday is currently building out an agenda that takes an honest look at the pressing issues in the publishing industry.
Monetising Media, theMediaBriefing

September 21 - 23 •Ÿ London, United Kingdom

Monetising Media brings together a global audience of 200 senior executives at news, magazine, broadcast, B2B, STM and digital pureplay media businesses. The event will look at the monetisation challenges and opportunities to be found in mobile, data, video and digital advertising.

September 27 •Ÿ New York, NY

IAB MIXX showcases product from Media & Advertising, Business Services industries.
News Technology Summit

September 27 - 28 •Ÿ Tampa, FL

News Technology Summit provides qualified attendees the opportunity to meet and learn from industry leaders and veterans in the business and charged with the implementation of News technology production and distribution.
Event Name

September 27 - 28 •Ÿ Tel Aviv, Israel

The conference will take place at the Tahana Compound in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, and will bring together the best and the brightest from the Technology industry.

OCTOBER | 2016

Media Tech Summit

October 6 •Ÿ Las Vegas, NV

The summit will feature a highly curated interactive format with personalized itineraries providing attendees with a year’s worth of Dealmaking opportunities at the intersection of content, hardware, software, marketing and brands. The summit features a provocative lineup of the top market leaders, featured keynotes, interactive roundtables, startup pitches, trendspotting sessions and high-profile networking opportunities.
FIPP World Congress

October 9 - 11 •Ÿ London, United Kingdom

The largest magazine media event in the world. Hear from the industry’s top speakers and network with 800 members of consumer and B2B media from around the globe.
World Publishing Expo

October 10 - 12 •Ÿ Vienna, Austria

The annual meeting point of the news publishing industry, bringing together around 6,000 executives and decision-makers from media houses, printing plants, and supplying companies. This year's Expo will feature two brand new conferences: Digital Media World & Print World 2016, both included in the Expo ticket and featuring free expert guided tours.
CEB Sales and Marketing Summit

October 18 - 20 •Ÿ Las Vegas, NV

Join us at the CEB Sales and Marketing Summit and be part of a powerful network that crosses the sales and marketing divide.
The Future of Content, Publishing, & Media Buying

October 24 - 26 •Ÿ Santa Barbara, CA

Come to the iMedia Breakthrough Summit to get a look at the latest tools and technologies that are freeing up marketers to tackle the creative big ideas and strategies craved by clients.
Video Everywhere

October 27 •Ÿ New York, NY

Join us for the largest event solely dedicated to Multi-screen viewing, Video Neutral Planning and the role of Digital Place Based in today’s fast evolving media ecosystem. 700 + delegates from agencies, brands, media, ad tech, research and others are expected to attend.


Folio Show

November 1 - 2 •Ÿ New York, NY

The Folio: Show brings together content creators and partners in a one of a kind collaborative environment, designed to inspire innovations in content creation, marketing, sales, events, ad ops and more. The Folio: Show is your opportunity to connect with your peers, forge new partnerships and connect the dots for your growing business.
ad:tech New York

November 2 - 3 •Ÿ New York, NY

The first step to getting in front of more than 6,000 marketers from around the world is participating in ad:tech. The next step is to make your company stand out above all your peers and competitors by taking advantage of key sponsorship opportunities that help you with key sales initiatives onsite -- from brand building to lead generation and more!
Videonomics Summit

November 6 - 8 •Ÿ Los Angeles, CA

Videonomics is a 2.5 day invitation-only summit that brings together 200+ executives across brands, agencies, media companies, and service vendors to advance the business of video marketing and advertising.
Web Summit

November 7 - 10 •Ÿ Lisbon, Portugal

Web Summit has been called “the best technology conference on the planet”. But we just think it‘s different. And that difference works for our attendees, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to the world’s most exciting startups.
Content&Communications World Expo

November 9 - 10 •Ÿ New York, NY

NAB Show New York puts content upfront and center to fuel the thriving media and entertainment industry that calls NYC home. Access and evaluate emerging technologies and product innovations that will impact how you work. Hear from the industry's biggest innovators and meet the game changers who will share their vision and solutions for success in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.
AdMonsters Publisher Forum

November 13 - 16 •Ÿ Miami, FL

Connect with your peers to advance the digital media industry. Delve into the latest topics focused on maximizing revenue. Experience a unique event with an agenda you help set. Interact with technology service providers and see their solutions in action. Take away actionable insights for your company, your department and yourself.
Internet Summit

November 16 - 17 •Ÿ Raleigh, NC

Thousands of digital leaders and practitioners call TechMedia events home. From the space’s leading brands to hard-to-reach regional prospects, the audience mixture is ideal for firms looking to raise their profile and attract customers.
CMO Europe

November 28 - 30 •Ÿ Dublin, Ireland

The event aims to solve key business challenges. In particular, the ability to network and learn from industry peers through essential business conversation. Working in partnership with our network of senior executives we identify the key industry themes.
News Xchange

November 30 - December 1 •Ÿ Copenhagen, Denmark

News Xchange brings together 500 executives, journalists, presenters, bloggers and start-up entrepreneurs from all around the world to share, learn and cross-pollinate ideas with an array of fellow journalists, experts, scientists, artists and international thought leaders.


Videonomics Roundtable

December 1 •Ÿ New York, NY

Senior marketing executives will come together to take an in-depth look at the emerging trends in video marketing and address everything from content to platforms, tools to partnerships, and much more.
Digiday Brand Summit

December 5 - 7 •Ÿ Park City, UT

Digiday is currently building out a program that addresses the most pressing issues in brand marketing.
Ignition, Business Insider

December 5 - 7 •Ÿ New York, NY

For the past six years IGNITION, Business Insider's flagship conference, has brought together the best minds in media and technology to share what they see on the horizon. Through unscripted interviews, cutting-edge demos, and insights from industry pioneers, you'll learn what key trends to be aware of and what you need to do to stay ahead.
Digital Publishing Summit

December 7 - 8 •Ÿ San Francisco, CA

Topics include: Using data in publishing, monetization of content, platform publishing, content growth, and forming brand partnerships for new revenue opportunities.
Digital Summit

December TBD •Ÿ Dallas, TX

Digital Summit fills your brain and professional toolkit with thought leadership and practical solutions designed to supercharge your customer strategies. Sessions and topics featured at Digital Summit include: Narrative Design, Digital Personas, Millennial Marketing, Growth Hacking and more