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If you’re an independent creator, small business owner or entrepreneur who understands the importance of video content marketing, then you’ll find it useful to attend events, summits, tradeshows, etc. related to your field.
These events give you the opportunity to meet interesting people; learn about the latest industry trends, and can even allow you to introduce yourself to new prospects, which is an excellent way to diversify your customer base.
If you want to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to video marketing and content marketing in general, then our pick of these 11 events will help you achieve just that.
Events for Video Content Creators to Attend in 2020
1. Vdonxt Asia
January 29 | Mumbai, India
Vdonxt Asia is a major event in the media and entertainment industry. The event attendees include content creators, advertisers, and professionals from the digital video industry.
Outstanding professionals in the world of digital video content are presented with awards and celebrated.
Feb 28–March 1 | Orlando, FL
Playlist Live 2020 will be a three-day event. It’s designed to provide value to everyone who’s into video content creation and marketing. The event provides a great platform for like-minded people to interact with and learn from each other.
March 1–3 | San Diego, CA
Social Media Marketing World holds sessions that discuss social media marketing, video marketing, video creation, live video, customer advocacy, and much more. The event promises to help professionals gain new skills and stay on top of the latest trends when it comes to video marketing and much more.
4. SXSW Conference & Festivals
March 13–22 | Austin, TX
South by Southwest or SXSW is a popular annual event and festival. It brings together experts from fields related to interactive media, film, and music.
This event is perfect for video content creators and marketers because it allows you to learn from professionals who will talk about the future of video and online content.
5. NAB Show
April 18–22 | Las Vegas, NV
The first NAB show was held in 1991. The National Association of Broadcasters will organize the event.
Attendees and participants include professionals form production companies, CGI and VFX pros, digital and online content experts, and more. The agenda includes lectures, panel discussions, workshops, and exhibitions.
6. APOS 2020
April 21–23 | Bali, Indonesia
APOS is one of Asia’s top events for professionals from the media, entertainment, and telecommunication industries. The event is a great opportunity to gain insights from industry leaders and expand your network as well.
April 28 | Gateshead, UK
Atomicon is ideal for professionals interested in digital marketing and social media. The event is a great opportunity to network and learn all about the latest trends in digital marketing and video content creation.
The event is perfect for small business owners, solopreneurs, start-ups, content creators, freelancers, bloggers, and YouTubers.
May 7–8 | New York City, NY
DigiMarCon holds events across the world on different dates all year round. In 2020, the first one will be held in New York on May 7 and 8.
For those interested in learning about video strategy; SEO; social media, and digital marketing, this event is perfect. So mark your calendars, this is one you don’t want to miss.
May 18–20 | Boston, MA
Brightcove Play promises to offer valuable insight into the world of online video. Learn about the latest development; trends, and strategies that will allow you to improve your online video marketing and content creation game.
Oct 13–15 | Los Angeles, CA
The name sums it all up. Vidsummit is one of the most anticipated annual events for video content creators. Attendees will learn about video content creation, distribution, and engagement from the world’s top influencers, video marketers, and brands.
October 13-16 | Cleveland, OH
Content Marketing Institute holds an annual conference known as Content Marketing World, AKA CMWorld.
The event in 2020 will bring together marketers from over 60 countries. It is a great opportunity to learn from experts in your field. You’ll make connections and stay updated on the latest industry trends.
The agenda includes workshops on video marketing, creating meaningful video content, strategies for live video, how to create episodic video content, and designing a sales strategy for your YouTube channel.
This wraps up our pick of some of the most promising events for video content creators and marketers. Is there a conference or tradeshow we missed that you think people should know about? Let us know in the comments.
If you have ever been to one of these events, let us know what your experience was like and if you’d consider going again.