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Which conferences are best for content strategists?

2017 content strategy conferencesThe best content strategy conferences in 2017 will focus on the things you want to learn … and the people you want to meet. There are hands-on how-to conferences, marketing-focused conferences, inspirational and ideation conferences … the important thing is to get out there and see what people are thinking, creating, and sharing. And meet people. Lots of people.

Here’s a selection of 2017 conferences that content strategists, content managers, and web writers might be interested in.

Are we missing a new or favorite content event? Let us know in the comments or contact us.

2017 Content Strategy Conferences

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017
Custom Content Conference, A Path to the Future, New York, NY
IA Summit (Information Architecture), Vancouver, BC
Intelligent Content: Content Strategy for Marketers, Las Vegas, NV
Search Marketing Expo, San Jose, CA
South by Southwest (SXSW), Austin, TX
Writer’s UA, Portland, OR

April 2017
An Event Apart, Seattle, WA
TED 2017: Vancouver, Canada (sold out)
NAB Show: Where Content Comes to Life, Las Vegas, NV
NowWhat? Conference: Unlock the Potential of Your Website, Sioux Falls, SD

May 2017
ACM CHI: Human-Computer Interaction, Denver, CO
An Event Apart, Boston, MA
Ad Tech: Marketing, Advertising, Digital, Energized: San Diego, CA
Interactive Day San Diego, San Diego, CA
HOW Design Conference, Chicago, IL
LavaCon: Content Strategy Conference: Spanning Silos, Building Bridges, Dublin, Ireland
TechComm Summit: Society for Technical Communication, Washington, DC
Write the Docs, Portland, OR

June 2017
Confab: Content Strategy Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Skyward: Forward: Celebrating the Fusion of Story and Business, Boston, MA
99U Conference: New York, NY

July 2017
An Event Apart, Washington DC
Design/Content Conference, Vancouver, Canada

August 2017
An Event Apart, Chicago, IL

September 2017
Comnet17, The Communications Network: Making Ideas Move, Miami Beach, FL
Confab Intensive: Seattle, WA
Content Marketing World, Cleveland, OH
Inbound Marketing Summit, Boston, MA

October 2017
An Event Apart, San Francisco, CA

November 2017
Confab Higher Ed, Indianaoplis, IN
LavaCon: Content Strategy Conference: Spanning Silos, Building Bridges, Portland, OR

December 2017

Content Marketing University, Online Training
Content Strategy Meetups Around the World, USA
San Diego Content Strategy Meetup, San Diego, CA
AIGA Design Conference, USA


AMA Art of Marketing, San Diego, CA

Do you know of a 2017 content conference that’s missing from this list? Let us know in the comments. Thanks!

Author Shelly Bowen

Shelly Bowen, Pybop's chief content strategist, has led teams of writers and creatives to develop websites and interactive content for more than 15 years. Read more about Shelly.

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