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The 13 Best Marketing Automation Events and Conferences in 2021

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The editors at Solutions Review have compiled this directory of the best virtual and in-person events and user conferences focused on marketing automation and other similar related topics. Have an event to share? Let us know!

We’ve scoured the web and identified where the industry’s best and brightest would be spending their time. If you are looking for top-notch keynotes, interesting sessions, best practices demos, and legitimate networking opportunities, be sure to mark your calendar!

Events are listed in chronological order and may include additional dates. Clicking on the conference’s name will direct you to the event homepage, and clicking on REGISTER will take you to the registration page (if it’s live).

Top Marketing Conferences in 2021 (Virtual)

B2B Marketing Exchange Experience

Refresh, Renew, Remix.

Host: Demand Gen Report

Date: Feb 22-24, 2021

Location: Virtual, On-Demand

From the organizer: “B2B brands are moving past the pivots of 2020. Now, they’re refreshing their minds, renewing their creative focus, and are remixing their channel and format mix to reach buyers in a hybrid world.”



MarTech is Marketing

Host: Third Door Media

Date: March 16-17, 2021

Location: Virtual, On-Demand

From the organizer: Join us online at The MarTech Conference — for FREE to become a master of marketing in the digital age. You’ll participate in an expertly-crafted program loaded with creative, real-world, vendor-agnostic solutions and actionable tactics for overcoming sticky marketing challenges.”


Activate Live 2021

Authentic Experiences. Empowered Connections.

Host: Iterable

Date: April 7, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: This year at Activate Live, we are bringing you stories, insights, and strategies you can take with you to make your customer experience memorable. You don’t have to dream of building a long-lasting relationship with your customers anymore. At Activate, you can make it a reality.”


C3 Conference

Be a part of the search evolution…

Host: Conductor

Date: April 20-21, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: C3 has evolved. Connect with the biggest names and brightest minds in marketing — from anywhere — at Conductor’s 10th annual SEO + content marketing conference.”


Adobe Summit 2021

Expand your genius

Host: Adobe

Date: April 27-28, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: “Join us to expand your skills, engage with other Experience Makers, and be inspired to create exceptional experiences that drive business growth and customer loyalty.”


Think 2021

The future of hybrid cloud and AI is here.

Host: IBM

Date: May 11, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: Join us at Think 2021 to learn how to navigate change through transformation, automation, and modernization. Learn about the future of hybrid cloud and AI and meet others who are using technology to make a difference.”


Confab: The Content Strategy Conference 

Online Everywhere

Host: Brain Traffic

Date: May 5-7, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: From UX to accessibility, structure to storytelling, Confab brings content strategy to life like no other event. Join smart, curious folks from around the world who care about making content more useful and usable for all. We’ll all be together—virtually!”


ContentTECH Summit

Content strategy for enterprise marketers.

Host: Content Marketing Institute

Date: June 8-10, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: It’s time for an evolution. Senior marketing executives are truly focused on one thing: technology and its effective use to create, manage, deliver, and scale enterprise content and marketing. ContentTECH Summit wants to stay ahead of pace for and with industry leaders in an effort to push our entire community forward.”


MozCon Virtual

Not Your Typical Marketing Conference.

Host: Moz

Date: July 12-14, 2021

Location: Virtual

From the organizer: By popular demand, MozCon once again is coming to a computer screen near you! Join Ringmaster Roger under the big top for insights and tactical presentations from industry leaders in SEO, search marketing, mobile, conversion optimization, local search, and more. While the world changes around us, SEO doesn’t stop — searchers keep on searching, and marketers need to stay sharp to meet their needs.”


Top Marketing Conferences in 2021 (In-Person)

Inbound 2021

Immersive content. Countless ways to learn, network, and inspire what’s next.

Host: Hubspot

Date: Sept 7-10, 2021

Location: Boston, MA, and Virtual

From the organizer: “An immersive experience uniting professionals across the globe and featuring its trademark inspirational content, networking opportunities, and high-octane events.”


Content Marketing World 2021

Sharing Experiences, Connecting Community, Creating Partnerships.

Host: Content Marketing Institute

Date: Sept 28 – Oct 1, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, and Virtual

From the organizer: “You’ll be part of the one event where attendees learn from the best in the content marketing industry and also have an opportunity to spend four days with the CMWorld community.”


C3 Conference

C3 is coming back to NYC this Fall!

Host: Conductor

Date: October 2021

Location: New York, New York

From the organizer: Be a part of the search evolution. Sign up for updates!



Where the Future of Lead Generation Connects.

Host: Access Intelligence

Date: October 21-22, 2021

Location: Las Vegas, NV

From the organizer: Connect with the lead gen community as performance marketers gather safely to navigate the future of the industry. Executive-level speakers provide new strategies and unique insights to start nurturing and converting more quality leads. With two days of networking and content featuring the top experts in lead gen and performance marketing, there is nothing else like LeadsCon.”


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