2013 Content Strategy Conferences

Content Strategy Conferences, Talks, and Workshops

Content strategy conference 2013; photo by Shelly BowenThe biggest reasons I attend content strategy-related conferences are inspiration and perspective. The people and information is so broad and diverse; I highly recommend getting to at least one or two talks per year.

Here’s a selection of conferences that totally apply to a content strategist’s work:

2013 Content Strategy Conferences

January 2013
Content Strategy Workshops, San Jose, CA

February 2013
Intelligent Content, San Fransisco, CA
Online Marketing Summit, San Diego, CA
TED 2013: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered. Long Beach, CA
WebVisions: Changing the World One Byte at a Time, New York, NY

March 2013
Confab: Content Strategy Conference, London, UK
IA Summit (Information Architecture), Baltimore, MD
Search Marketing Expo, San Jose, CA
South by Southwest (SXSW), Austin, TX
Writers UA Conference, Seattle, WA
Custom Content Conference, Chicago, IL

April 2013
Ad Tech, San Francisco, CA
An Event Apart: Three Days of Design, Code, and Content, Seattle, WA
eMarketing: Social Search Email Mobile, San Francisco, CA
Inbound Marketing Summit, New York, NY
NAB Show: Where Content Comes to Life, Las Vegas, NV

May 2013
An Event Apart, San Diego, CA
99% Conference
: Insights on Making Ideas Happen, New York, NY
TechComm Summit: Society for Technical Communication, Atlanta, GA
WebVisions: Exploring the Future of the Web, Portland, OR

June 2013
An Event Apart, Boston, MA
Confab: Content Strategy Conference, Minneapolis, MN
HOW Design Conference, San Fransisco, CA

August 2013
An Event Apart, Washington, DC

September 2013
An Event Apart, Austin, TX
Content Marketing World, Columbus, OH

October 2013
Content Strategy Forum, Helsinki, Finland
Content Strategy Workshops, Portland, OR
LavaCon: The Conference on Digital Media and Content Strategies, Portland, OR

November 2013
Confab: Content Strategy Conference for Higher Ed, Atlanta, GA

December 2013

San Diego Interactive Content Professionals, San Diego, CA
Content Strategy Meetups Around the World, USA
AIGA Design Conference, USA


Brooklyn BETA, Brooklyn, NY
Content Strategy Applied, London, UK

Do you know of a fabulous content conference that’s missing from this list? Let me know in the comments. Thanks!

Past Content Strategy Conference Lists

2012 | 2011 | 2010

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    Shelly Bowen is the founder of Pybop, a boutique content strategy consultancy dedicated to creating exceptional content for websites, mobile, and video. Contact Shelly by email.


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