What better way to close out 2018 than attending conferences that sharpen your skills and expand your network. Best yet, we’ve done the research for you. Check out these upcoming PR and marketing events:

Intranet Best Practices Conference
November 6-7, 2018
New York, NY
An organization’s intranet, built and used effectively, can be a powerful hub for leaders to interact with employees, build trust and culture, share brand guidelines and vision and prepare team members for organizational changes or impending crises.

Strategic Internal Communications
November 6-7, 2018
Join us this November to discover how top IC teams are putting authentic values at the heart of their employer brand, building trust and credibility with their employees, getting full support from their boards, and much more. From auditing your channel strategy to communicating with diverse and remote workforces, we’ve got you covered.

Growth Hacking
November 7, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The Growth Hacking World Forum creates a platform where leading growth pioneers provide tactical advice, exploring the channels and innovative processes used to establish real growth!

PR News’ Writing Bootcamp
November 7, 2018
New York, NY
Join PR News on November 7 in New York to build the skills you need to smoothly switch between writing for different mediums while keeping copy concise and clean. At this workshop, experts in written communications will offer attendees exclusive insights into what it takes to grow and succeed.

PR News’ Digital Awards
November 8, 2018
New York, NY
PR News’ Digital PR Awards celebrate the year’s most outstanding digital communicators and campaigns in a variety of media such as video, website design, mobile apps and more. In a world of ever-changing digital communicating, the finalists below represent the best of the best in keeping ahead of the curve and staying up to date with fresh, innovative ideas.

Best Practices for Communicators in Highly Regulated Industries Conference
November 8-9, 2018
New York, NY
Discover how to craft creative content that gains audience trust, drives business goals and sails through the approval process.

DC Podfest
November 9-10, 2018
Washington, DC
DC PodFest brings podcasters and digital influencers together for two days of learning, networking, workshops, live performances and fun. You can call it a conference if you want to. We think of it as an independent podcast intensive for podcasters and podcast fanatics.

DX Summit
November 12-14, 2018
Chicago, IL
Discover how top customer experience teams at Hilton, Thomson Reuters, Comcast and Cisco are transforming customer journeys and creating voice of the customer-driven innovation.

B2B Marketing Forum
November 13-16, 2018
San Francisco, CA
MarketingProfs’ B2B Marketing Forum is more than just a quirky (not-so-little) conference. It’s the place where leaders, innovators, and people who make things happen gather to learn about the latest in B2B marketing and share the secrets to success.

Internet Summit
November 14-15, 2018
Raleigh, NC
90+ in-depth sessions & workshops will not only help you stay ahead of the latest digital trends but also provide you with tons practical, game-changing takeaways you can immediately apply to your marketing strategy.

Open Digital Summit
November 27-28
San Francisco, CA
The Open Mobile Summit (November 27th-28th) is the annual hub for globally renowned brands to discuss their digital strategies across all connected devices. Join the most senior line-up of product, UX design and engagement executives and the movement to meet the needs of the connected consumer.

Media Relations Next Practices Conferences
December 5-6-, 2018
Washington, DC
At the Media Relations Conference, we’ll find and share new ways to successfully meet your biggest media relations challenges, including coping with shrinking newsrooms and fewer beat-specific reporters, media relations measurement, the ROI of brand newsrooms, working with influencers and bloggers, the impact of AI/machine learning on media relations and journalism, crisis communications and as always, getting journalists to open and read your email pitches.

Social Fresh 2018
December 5-7, 2018
Winter Park, FL
This year’s conference is packed with the most up-to-date and actionable training for the modern social and digital marketer. We keep track of the latest social media trends–and where the industry is headed–so you don’t have to.

The PRSA Marketing and Digital Communications Conference
December 6-7, 2018
San Diego, CA
This conference will help communicators understand and gain knowledge in the areas of digital and traditional marketing that intersect with communications practices. Communicators will learn from experts in the field of digital and traditional marketing to help build a stronger foundation in components of marketing that consistently overlap with communications.

Marketing and Communications Conferences
December 6-7, 2018
San Diego, CA
The PRSA Marketing and Digital Communications Conference is an exciting new conference for communication professionals designed to immerse them in the world of integrated marketing communications. The Digital Marketing track will focus on ways to incorporate tools like SEO, personas and video to define online audiences, improve searchability, and tap into the power of storytelling within your communication efforts. The Integrated Strategy track will highlight best practices for creating powerful customer journeys across multiple communications channels, including ways to anchor multichannel strategies with content, defining objectives for integration and adding paid media to boost owned and earned results.

Brand Summit
December 10-12, 2018
Palm Springs, CA
The digital media ecosystem has its problems, and it’s been a year when brands have decided to take matters into their own hands. From figuring out what to do themselves to what should be left to partners, to taking a harder look at their media spend and demanding better metrics from platforms, brands are on a mission to do better marketing.

Growth Marketing Conference
December 11-12, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Learn real-world strategies and tactics for supercharging your growth, straight from industry leaders who’ve moved the growth needle at big brands like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, Reddit, Linkedin, and Slack

Global Growth Marketing Conference 2018
December 11-12, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Growth Marketing Conference is the leading, globally-focused event for B2B and B2C growth marketers. We host world-class thought leader speakers and workshop instructors to teach 1,500+ attendees the actionable, no-nonsense growth strategies and tactics that drive rapid, cost-effective, and sustainable revenue and user growth – in 2018 and beyond.

By Rachael Paul, Account Coordinator + Digital Specialist at Tanis Communications