Conferences, summits, expositions are the epicenter of valuable insights, experience, connections, and useful partnerships. 2020 has completely switched to online, but 2021 promises to finally please us with offline meetings. Moreover, it is worth noting, almost all events offer both offline and online participation options. And while the organizers are preparing for the new season, we can look ahead and plan your coming-out party.
In this list, we have collected the most important conferences and events in 2021 for all who are in the Digital advertising industry.
Date: April 27-28, 2021
Walk away (virtually) with platform-agnostic insights in marketing, advertising, IT, and client services, diving deep into concepts such as marketing automation, innovation, digital transformation. The conference includes over 400 sessions and a dozen content tracks.
DIGIDAY PROGRAMMATIC MARKETING SUMMIT
Date: May 17-19, 2021
Price: Early Bird $249-999
Between the death of the third-party cookie and an ongoing global pandemic causing many brands to pause advertising spend — programmatic marketing has been flipped on its head. As marketers begin to adapt and change strategies across campaigns, privacy, transparency and longevity have come front and center. While the supply chain gets more organized and as first-party data becomes a necessity, we’ll hear from executives as they outline the path to normalcy.
At the Digiday Programmatic Marketing Summit LIVE, senior leaders from top agencies and brands online will be brougnt together for a candid discussion on where they’re investing across platforms and the tools and strategies they’re using to do it more efficiently.
PROGRAMMATIC PIONEERS SUMMIT
Date: May 25 - 27, 2021
Price: Free - £799
Only at the Programmatic Pioneers Summit can you learn from and network with senior programmatic experts from Europe’s leading brands, agencies and publishers.
Accelerate your in-house programmatic journey to gain more control and cost effectively deliver a winning marketing strategy. Digitalise first party data to better segment and target your consumers with more personalised messages across all online channels. Innovate your TV and mobile advertising strategy to better target specific groups in a trusted environment at a scale.
Date: June 15-16, 2021
Venue: Hamburg, Germany
Price: € 579 - 2,199
d3con is the largest conference tackling the future of digital advertising. Programmatic Advertising is the operating system that enables today's modern digital marketing strategies and unifies management and measurement for all marketing channels. Marketing automation and marketing AI are the trends that will allow us to control the complexities of the new marketing world in the future and open up new opportunities for successful advertisers.
At d3con, you will have the chance to meet leading experts in Programmatic Advertising from all relevant backgrounds: advertisers, agencies, publishers and innovative technology and platform providers.
Date: 28 June - 01 July, 2021
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
MWC Barcelona attracts some of the most influential decision makers in the world. It’s where 2,400 leading companies and trailblazers share the latest topics relevant to the future. And the best place for networking opportunities with mobile and tech industry influencers.
MWC Barcelona is considered the industry’s most influential event where the entire ecosystem gathers. From conferences and seminars by top industry influencers, to exceptional networking opportunities with 100k+ attendees from 200+ countries. Attending means discovering the hottest innovations and gaining insights into which technology will shape our future.
TES AFFILIATE CONFERENCE
Date: July 2-5, 2021
Founded in 2009, TES Affiliate Conferences brings together professionals from the online entertainment industry, e-commerce, financials, gaming, gambling, dating, forex, health, nutraceuticals and many others for an intensive 3-day networking event.
From the onset TES was intent on creating a great networking experience for its attendees/delegates. In our high tech world it is still of supreme importance that excellent inter-personal relationships be developed and/or maintained. They are just the cornerstones of building a successful business.
AFFILIATE WORLD EUROPE
Date: July 7-8, 2021
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Happening bi-annually in Asia and in Europe, Affiliate World is the largest performance and ecommerce marketing mastermind you’ll ever experience. More than 3,500 of the top performance marketing professionals from around the globe attend for enhanced networking opportunities and above all, key takeaways to increase profits.
Industry leaders will present new insights, data-driven knowledge, and innovative ideas on affiliate marketing, ecommerce, digital agencies, and more.
Date: September 7-8, 2021
Venue: Cologne, Germany
DMEXCO is Europe’s leading digital marketing & tech event. They bring together industry leaders, marketing and media professionals, and tech pioneers to set the digital agenda. Both globally informed and locally focused, DMEXCO offers an ecosystem with seminars, debates, expositions, and masterclasses outlining the future of the digital economy and driving market value.
In Cologne, they set the benchmark as a network and business platform for the digital economy. Decision-makers continue to educate themselves and be inspired, make contacts and conclude deals. DMEXCO is the place where the digital business of tomorrow can be experienced today.
Date: October 25-26, 2021
Venue: NY, USA
PROGRAMMATIC I/O brings the digital marketing industry together for updates on platforms, cookie policies, performance optimization strategies, measurement and data, and oh, so much more.
The agenda is built around four areas of focus: Programmatic Essentials for Buy and Sell Sides, Identity & Data, and Brand Story Spotlights. All the strategic insights, critical updates, and fundamentals needed for programmatic newbies and gurus alike. Hear from innovators, industry leaders, researchers and analysts on both the buy and sell side of programmatic media and marketing.
Date: November 1-3, 2021
Venue: Las Vegas
2020 has changed everything but one thing that hasn’t changed is that there is a power in people coming together. Now, more than ever, relationships matter.
Affiliate Summit West is the home of affiliate marketing. It's time to discover how changing customer behavior has forced the industry to adapt. You'll meet advertisers and affiliates who've done it. They've cracked attribution and incrementality and they are ready for a cookieless world. These experts have successfully pivoted their business to succeed in this new era of e-commerce and they’re going to share with you how they did it.
Date: November 1-4, 2021
Venue: Lisbon, Portugal
Web Summit brings together the people and companies redefining the global tech industry.
At a time of great uncertainty for many industries and indeed, the world itself, Web Summit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state to ask a simple question: Where to next?
Date: November 7-8, 2021
Venue: Tel-Aviv, Israel
Price: Early bird € 179-229
DMIEXPO is the fastest growing digital & affiliate marketing conference and expo bringing the leading affiliate marketers and digital marketing experts together.
The DMIEXPO in Tel-Aviv, Israel, where you’ll be able to take advantage of a unique event for meeting the leading affiliates, digital & performance marketing professionals, executives, affiliates, partners, lead generation experts, technologies, service providers and new opportunities.
We hope this year will reunite all industry players in overflowing halls. Offline meetings, speaker sessions and booth conversations must resurrect.