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Top Social Media Conferences You Should Attend In 2023 And Beyond

The world of social media moves fast, so fast that it can be difficult to keep up and stay ahead of the curve. If you want to take your social media marketing to the next level in 2023, you should consider attending the country’s leading social media conferences. That way, you can stay up to date and learn about the latest trends, innovations, strategies and must-know tools to enhance your social media game and stay competitive.
Without further ado, we rounded up a list of the top social media conferences you should attend in 2023.

Elevate Your Social Savvy At Top Industry Conferences

Social media conferences are hubs where the greatest minds in the industry come together offering tons of inspiration, knowledge, networking opportunities, and know-how to help you level up your brand’s socials.

Below are just some of the benefits of attending the top social media conferences:

  1. Unlock new insights to revitalize your motivation and inspiration to supercharge your brand vision.
  2. Leverage a network of like-minded peers to partner with as you drive your brand forward.
  3. Discover new tools and strategies from top speakers to enhance the efficiency and performance of your social media marketing operations.
  4. Find out the latest trends in the social media space to stay on the pulse of what’s happening in the industry.
  5. Encounter fresh perspectives and uncover new angles to solve your social media marketing problems in fresh and innovative ways.

Top Social Media Conferences To Attend in 2023 and Beyond

Here are the leading social media conferences we recommend that you consider attending in 2023.

Social Media Week

Hosted in 25 cities throughout the world with a global reach of 600 million, Social Media Week is one of the largest media, marketing, and technology conferences. This leading conference offers professional insights into the latest happenings in social media, marketing, and technology. This year’s Social Week will explore the expansion of the creator economy and how brands can capitalize on the growing accessibility of creativity in partnership with creators to engage their communities in new and exciting ways.

What You Need to Know About Social Week 2023

Dates: May 16- 18, 2023

Where: NY & Virtual

Speakers: Among the speakers will be Gaz Alushi (President, Measurement and Analytics, Whalar), Ashley Atell (Associate Vice President, NBA Social and Emerging Media, NBA), Michael Beecher (Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Shutterstock), Michael Biondo (President, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, iHeartMedia).


The intersection of where the world’s top digital creators, online brands, social platform innovators and enthusiasts meet, VidCon is an ode to digital culture and the future of the creator economy. VidCon is hosted in select cities annually in the U.S. including Anaheim, California, Baltimore, Maryland, as well as globally in Abu Dhabi, Mexico and San Paulo. Learn best practices about online video from industry thought leaders and gain invaluable connections, insights and ideas to enhance your social branding and performance.

VidCon is divided into three different types of tracks, including one for fans of the digital space, creators looking to expand their brands, and one catered to industry executives and professionals.

What You Need To Know About VidCon 2023

Dates: June 21- 24, 2023 

Where: Anaheim Convention Center

Speakers at the Anaheim Convention include but are not limited to: Keke Palmers (founder, KeyTV), Mark Manson (New York Times Bestselling Author), Tom Ryan ( President & CEO, Streaming, Paramount), Leo Olebe (Global Head of Gaming, YouTube), Todd Beaupré (Senior Director of Discovery & Growth, YouTube)

Social Media Strategies Summit

With over 100 conferences in the past 13 years, Social Media Strategies Summit is an opportunity to advance your social savvy from the greatest minds in the industry. Delve into the ever-evolving world of social media through pivotal industry topics of conversation, case studies presentations, keynotes, and award-winning content and unleash new insights to take your brand forward.  From corporate safety to government, public safety and higher education, find the summit that resonates most with your brand’s needs.

What You Need To Know About Social Media Strategies Summit

Here’s what to expect from Social Media Strategies Summits, upcoming Social Media Strategies Virtual Conference.

When: June 14 – 15 2023

Where: Virtual

Speakers include but are not limited to:  Mitchell Clements (Social Media Creative Manager, ESPN), Sam Fink (Director, Content Partnerships, NFL), Bryce Gustafson (Director, Social Media, NFL), Andrea Feminella (Sr. Manager of Audience Engagement,  Delta Air Lines), Denise Vitola (VP Brand Integration Pr, Social and Influencer, Bayer).

Social Media Marketing World

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Organized by Social Media Examiner and held annually for the last 9 years, Social Media Marketing World is a top conference designed to help social media marketers and influencers take their social know-how and knowledge to the level. With a focus on organic social, paid social, content marketing, and social strategy, Social Media Marketing World is the only conference with a deep dive into the social media space, offering a wealth of training and insights you won’t find anywhere else.

What You Need to Know About Social Media Marketing World

When: Feb 18 – 20, 2024

Where: San Diego, California

Speakers for the 2024 conference have not been announced yet.

Vid Summit

Held annually for the last 9 years, VidSummit is a top social media conference that showcases the top talent and minds in the social media space. Here the world’s leading influencers, video creators and marketers unite around a shared passion for content creation to offer their expertise in audience growth, brand building and community engagement. Unlike other events that offer opportunities for influencers to connect with their fans, VidSummit focuses on revealing the behind-the-scenes truth of successful content creation.

What You Need to Know About VidSummit

When: October 3- 5, 2023

Where: Dallas, Texas

Speakers of VidSummit 2023 have not been announced yet.

Social media conferences offer powerful opportunities to stay at the forefront of the ever-changing social media landscape. From networking opportunities to partner with peers and creators to invaluable insights to elevate your socials and the tools to turn ideas into action, social media conferences are critical to the continued success of your brand in the digital marketing space.

We hope this list has offered plenty of inspiration and we encourage you to keep an eye out for social media conferences to attend as you plan your events calendar for 2023 and beyond!