Marketing is an essential part of any successful business[i] and the only thing more important than a good marketing strategy is ensuring you stay up to date with current marketing trends. Marketing involves a lot more than just advertising and has become a rapidly evolving industry. It gives your business a chance to reach more potential customers or clients and also shows them what your company has to offer. Remaining relevant in this fast-paced industry means you need to stay on top of the game. What may have been a fabulous idea last year, will most likely be replaced by something completely new and innovative this year. While you can look at what your competitors are doing, one of the best places to get new ideas and maintain a thriving business is to check out annual digital marketing events in the UK. Not only can you discover exciting new trends in marketing but also pick the brains of the people behind the trends.


Annual Digital Marketing Events UK

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The Advanced Email Conference

2022 Dates: 7 June 2022

Location: One America Square, London

Ticket Prices: £449

Entry Criteria: This event is for groups of 4. Call the organizers for more information or to book your group.

General Info: This event is for one day and is led by some of the best leaders in the field of marketing. Some of the main events will target customer-centric experiences, winning personalization strategies and more. This program provides a valuable insight into current marketing trends as well as offering networking opportunities to bring your company forward into the future.




Hero Conf

2022 Dates: 18 - 19 July 2022

Location: The Brewery, Moorgate, 52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SD

Ticket Prices: £899 for a conference pass / £1699 for a conference pass + workshop

Entry Criteria: You can register for this marketing event as an individual or send a group from your company. Cancellation fees may apply.

General Info: The content for this marketing event includes information valuable for every level of marketing, including entry level. The main events include speeches from speakers who have been in the forefront of all the new and exciting innovations in marketing using proven research and methods. One of the best points of this event is that you can send your team members to different sessions and cover even more areas. Once you all return back to your headquarters, comparing notes from each session ensures everyone in your team has information from the sessions important to your business.




Marketing Technology Expo

2022 Dates: 22 – 23 November 2022

Location: ExCel London

Ticket Prices: To Be Advised

Entry Criteria: Register for free online or you book a stand

General Info: Touted as “Europe’s Leading Marketing Event”, the Marketing Technology Expo includes expert speakers, industry leading exhibitors and many live demos to give you an abundance of new and innovative ideas in the world of marketing. You can also engage in a little networking with thousands of other attendees and exchange ideas or work on collaborating with those in similar fields. The event covers everything from digital marketing, social media and content marketing as well as big data and CDPs (customer data platform). You can also see some of the newest advances in technology before their official releases. This is a fantastic marketing event for those just starting out to get the best information to get started on the right foot, as well as those with years of experience who want to stay relevant in a dynamically changing field.




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2022 Dates:     1 – 2 September 2022 (London)

5 – 6 September 2022 (Dublin)


  • London – Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel
  • Dublin – The Westin Dublin Hotel     

Ticket Prices: £397 (Different packages are available so check the website for more information)

Entry Criteria: There are only a limited number of seats available for intimate conferences so early booking is a must. For those who would like to attend, but can't travel, this event will also be available to join online.

General Info: While many of the speakers for this event are yet to be announced, the line-up of speakers in previous years has been quite impressive. This is a premier event where you and your team can gain valuable insights into improving lead generation, work at building customer loyalty and improving the customer experience, while creating better brand awareness and better traffic through digital platforms. This event brings together some of the best minds in the world of digital marketing in one place where you and your team can acquire a world of expertise and proven methods to improve your business and the way you work. There are many different sessions for you to choose to attend so you can tailor your attendance to your specific needs.






The MarTech Summit

2022 Dates: 17 – 18 November 2022

Location: 133 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7BX (near Liverpool Street Station)

Ticket Prices: To Be Advised

Entry Criteria: This digital marketing event has been mainly designed for senior-level executives in various marketing positions.

General Info: The MarTech Summit's key sessions are in the area of Digital Platforms, Next-Gen Customer Experience & Engagement and Future Trends. The sessions will include; expert panel discussions, keynotes and Q&A sessions, case studies and fireside chats with some of the best minds in digital marketing. Take advantage of networking with some of most influential industry leaders, and attend executive private workshops as well as limited solution provider slots. You'll be in the forefront of digital marketing trends by getting ahead of the game and preparing for tomorrow's customers today.




2022 Dates:

  • 5 October 2022 Brighton SEO Training Workshops
  • 6 – 7 October 2022 Brighton SEO ( main event )
  • 19 October 2022 Brighton SEO Fringes ( online event )
  • 20 – 21 October 2022 Brighton SEO Online

Location: The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK or Online

Ticket Prices:

  • Online Only: FREE
  • In-Person Friend: £240 + VAT
  • In-Person Fringe & Conference: £340 + VAT
  • In-Person Training & Conference: £680 + VAT

(Ticket prices are early bird prices and may increase closer to the event dates)

Entry Criteria: Register online

General Info: Brighton SEO is one of the best digital marketing events and there is something for everyone. There are a range of ticketing packages to suit your budget as well as your requirements. The event has been tailored to help search marketers learn new techniques and strategies and improve the way they work. The program includes practical, in-depth talks from speakers who are at the top of their game and draw on a wealth of their own experiences. You can also take advantage of an extensive range of comprehensive training courses and come out of the event as a winner.



Why Digital Marketing Events Are A Must For Business?

There are many different reasons to attend digital marketing events and they are an invaluable source of information for individuals and businesses. If you are working for a company, you can gain new insights into the field of marketing and improve the way you work with new innovations and stay up to date with new ideas and trends.

Business owners can also benefit from attending marketing events, including digital marketing events with many benefiting from having a stand to showcase their products and services to attract new clients and also benefit from learning new ideas. If you do attend these digital marketing events with a stand, don't expect to pique the interest of passers-by with a bare table and a few pamphlets. Dress your stand to attract attention with roller banners in eye-catching colours and designs and also offer promotional gifts such as pens, keyrings, etc.

One of the best ways to be noticed at digital marketing events is to sponsor one of the talks or sessions or, better yet, have one of your marketing leaders speak at the event. Advertising and marketing for these events include links to your company, your logo displayed on the event websites and a small introduction to the speaker, including their role in your company. This sets you up for a spectacular few days of networking, which also includes promoting your company at the event.


The world of marketing, including digital marketing, is a dynamic field with the key industry players constantly working to find innovative ways to reach a wider target audience and stay ahead of the pack. The golden rule is evolving with these changes to avoid being left behind. Events are held all over the UK in different cities throughout the year so create a digital marketing events calendar and attend as many of these marketing events as you can. Companies spend millions of pounds every year in research and development to improve their products and services so it makes sense that businesses and individuals invest in the people and themselves to fine-tune their skills. The best people in any industry or field are those who are not afraid of change and are eager to continue learning new and innovative idea.