The Top 6 Marketing Events in India You Should Be Attending

The Top 6 Marketing Events in India You Should Be Attending

Philippa Dods
14 May 2018

Attending business events and conferences is one of the best ways to learn from others in your industry, network with relevant, like-minded people, stay up-to-date with the industry trends that affect you, and network with business connections.

Any successful businessperson will vouch that having and growing a strong network plays a significant role in developing relationships that sustain business growth.

In addition to mingling with prospective clients, business events have an overarching theme that the keynote speakers will teach you about in their talks – you’re bound to walk away with business insights into what’s happening in your industry, the future of it, trends that will affect business and tools you can use to stay on top of it all.

In India, we’re lucky to have the opportunity to attend some of the top business events in the world – and we should all be taking advantage of it.

Meltwater India - list of top business events in India you should be attending

1. Influence Now Communication Conclave

The Influence Now Conclave by Reputation Today and Godrej Corporate Communications Team is due to take place on Wednesday, 30th May, from 09:00 – 15:00 in Mumbai. It will bring together over 100 marketing, communications and PR professionals, from agencies to in-house teams, to listen, learn and interact with business leaders on the subject of reputation management and strategic communications. Any professional managing a company’s online reputation, social influencers or communications strategy should attend.

Buy tickets here.

Meltwater India at the Influence Now Communication Conclave

2. India Digital Summit

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) starts every year off with a bang with its flagship event – the India Digital Summit – held in January or February annually. The last one was held in New Delhi with a top-class speaker line-up including IBM, Netflix and Johnson & Johnson.

Along with plenary sessions from some of India’s most successful CEOs, Founders and CMOs, there are also separate sections that you can sign yourself up to including cryptocurrencies, adtech, digital transformation, governmental, design or entertainment tech.

The one-day conference offers fireside chats, keynotes and workshops, as well as networking breaks and the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the country’s biggest names in business.

Keep an eye on this page for tickets to the India Digital Summit in January 2019.

3. Praxis

Reputation Today presents Praxis: Public Relations and Corporate Communications India Summit, held from 28 – 30 September this year. It is the world’s largest festival of reputation management professionals, and the purpose of the conference is to create a platform where practitioners and professionals can gather, learn, share and engage with each other. Participants include senior communications directors, CEOs of PR firms, middle management – both from consulting firms and in-house as well as representatives from support companies.

Secure your ticket here.

Praxis 2018

4. Social Samosa’s Social Media Bootcamp

Few revolutionary inventions have had the game-changing effects on humankind as social media, aside from the invention of the wheel of course. And although we have reaped many benefits from the latter, there are an extraordinary number of things that we can achieve with social media.

At this two-day conference held from 12 – 13 May 2018 from 12:00 – 18:00 pm, you will learn comprehensive insights into the realm of content marketing, social media and influencer marketing, advertising on social media and calculating your ROI, as well as reference material and a certificate of completion.

Don’t miss this, book here.

Social Samosa Social Media BootCamp - Meltwater India - business events in India

5. DigiMarCon

We are especially excited for DigiMarCon as it’s India’s largest online marketing conference. This year, it will be held from 19 – 20 September and can be accessed live and on-demand. The agenda over the two days operates exactly like a physical conference – with time slots assigned to different topics, including digital strategy, customer engagement, data science, SEO and growth hacking, amongst plenty other relevant themes.

DigiMarCon aims to challenge your conventional thinking, open your mind to new technologies and trends, and to leave you with a notebook full of actionable takeaways that you can successfully implement in your company, agency or team immediately. You can join the online Digital Marketing community to network with other professionals and whether you’re just getting started or a digital marketing expert, DigiMarCon India 2018 will give you the latest strategies and insights to grow your business through digital marketing.

Book here.

Meltwater India goes to DigiMarCon - online business events in India

6. WAN-IFRA India 2018

This year, in Hyderabad from 25 – 27 September, WAN-IFRA India Conference, South Asia’s largest gathering of news publishers, will hold it’s 26th annual conference. 

Here, you can connect with the right people – there will be more than 300 senior publishing executives from over 25 countries attending – publishers, editors, CEOs, Managing Directors, Presidents and more. Get insights from innovators who are transforming the global media industry and learn from the case studies and best practices that are directly relevant to your own media operations. In addition, there is a South Asian Media Awards ceremony where you can discover the best in the region, or perhaps win a prize yourself.

Sponsored by Facebook, Google and the New York Times, and an industry favourite for more than two decades, this certainly isn’t a conference you should miss.

To find out about Meltwater’s events and Webinars, or to discover which national conference we’re next making an appearance at, contact us here to sign up to our mailing list.