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Roundup: Top Content Marketing Events for 2014

It seems like everybody is talking about content marketing. Whether you are developing a strategy for spreading your brands message on owned channels like blogs and social media, discussing the ROI of content programs or devouring resources focused on the ins-and-outs of native advertising, there is no shortage of information and expertise floating around the web.

And while digital resources are a great place to start building a backbone, there is still no substitute for in-person interactions and discussions. Conferences all over the country are a hotbed for conversations between some of the biggest brands and brightest minds in marketing. These events are tackling topics relevant to your content strategy and can offer invaluable insight into the most effective digital marketing tactics, as well as networking opportunities with like-minded brands that are focused on making a splash with content.

Below we’ve highlighted five upcoming events that CMO’s and marketing minds can’t miss if you want to expand and share your wealth of content marketing knowledge!

Incite Summit: West

When: May 13-14
Where: San Francisco, California
Top Speakers: Ivan Wicksteed (CMO of Old Navy), Alexandra Morehouse (CMO of Kaiser Permanente), Jonathan Becher (CMO of SAP)


Content Marketing World

When: September 8-11
Where: Cleveland, Ohio
Top Speakers: Kevin Spacey (Academy Award Winning Actor), Julie Fleisher (Director of Media and Consumer Engagement of Kraft Foods), Katrina Craigwell (Global Manager of Digital Marketing of GE)

Future M

When: September 16-18
Where: Boston, Massachusetts
Top Speakers: To Be Announced!


American Marketing Association’s 2014 Annual Marketing Conference

When: September 30 – October 2
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
Top 2013 Participants: FedEx, The Hershey Company, The Coca-Cola Company, IBM Global Sales and Distribution, McGraw Hill


Forbes CMO Summit

When: November 5-7
Where: Naples, Florida
Top 2013 Participants: Kevin Burke (CMO of Visa), Marty St. George (SVP of Marketing of JetBlue Airways), Frank Boulben (CMO of Blackberry)

Are there other top events that we missed? Let us know your favorites!