2023 Creator and Influencer Conferences

creator and influencer conferences

If you’re a creator or influencer, you know that conferences are a great way to network, learn new skills, and stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends. But with so many options, it can take time to decide which ones are worth attending. We’ve compiled a list of creator conferences you can’t miss in 2023 to help you narrow it down.

AMPLIFY Summit | Jan. 17-18 | Virtual | GBP 99 (Recorded Replays)

AMPLIFY is a live virtual summit with the latest insights and trends across affiliate, performance, and partner marketing. AMPLIFY offers a variety of sessions, so choose what appeals to you and create your schedule. You can catch up on what you miss with replays available for 12 months after the live event.

If you’re a content creator or influencer and want to grow your affiliate revenue this year, learn more about AMPLIFY here.

Social Media Strategies Summit | Feb. 21-24 | Virtual | $649 (until Feb. 21) – $749

The Social Media Strategies Summit is a social media event aimed at senior marketing professionals. While this event isn’t aimed at content creators or influencers, it could pay off to attend. You’ll learn top strategies for growing your brand across multiple social media platforms. You’ll also get to meet the people who run influencer marketing campaigns at some of the world’s largest brands.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Maya Wasserman – Marketing Director, Sony Electronics
  • Krista Jasso – Social Insights Manager, Nascar
  • Haley Buckingham – Influencer Marketing Lead, Nasdaq

Find out more about the Social Media Strategies Summit on their website.

Tastemaker | Mar. 2-3 | Chicago, USA | $599

Tastemaker is a digital marketing event for food bloggers and food content creators. This event aims to teach you the skills needed to succeed within the food niche and provide networking opportunities within the food content industry.

It’s anticipated that hundreds of food bloggers, influencers, and brands will attend in 2023. If you go, you get an incredible chance to network with other food influencers and brands looking to collaborate with content creators.

Find out more about the Tastemaker conference here.

WORKBENCHcon | Mar. 2-4 | Atlanta, USA | $629-$989

WORKBENCHcon is an intimate gathering of 500 DIYers, makers, creators, influencers, and brands who want to connect with them. This conference provides learning opportunities for creators to grow their businesses and meet brands and sponsors in the DIY & Maker space.

Find out more about WORKBENCHcon here.

Women of Video | Mar. 11-12 | Virtual | Free

The Women of Video Conference is a 2-day event held online that brings together women influencers, video creators, speakers, and vendors.

It’s where women get the tools they need to become leaders in the industry and grow in their niche. Without the external pressures of how they look, sound, and behave, women get the unvarnished truth and advice to become industry insiders.

Grab your Free pass to this virtual event here.

Alt Summit | Mar. 12-15 | California, USA | $695

Alt Summit is a conference and community for creative women entrepreneurs, content creators, and marketing professionals who want to connect with them. Expect quality classes, friendly networking, and inspiration around every corner.

Featured speakers for 2023 include:

Emily Henderson – Style By Emily Henderson

Ann Flores – #WeAllGrow Latina

Learn more about Alt Summit here.

Social Media Marketing World | Mar. 13-15 | San Diego, USA | $497-$1997

For content creators looking to level up, expect many talks on improving and growing your YouTube channel, repurposing your content, and using other platforms like Instagram and TikTok to expand your reach and audience.

Key speakers include:

Derral Eves – YouTube expert and advisor to Mr. Beast.

Sean Cannell – a YouTube master and influencer coach.

Millie Adrian – Instagram marketing pro.

Learn more about Social Media Marketing World and why it’s one of the premier social media conferences here.

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Youth Marketing Strategy | Mar. 22-23 | New York, USA | $500-$1000

Learn how Gen Z thinks and behaves to improve how you communicate with them. Youth Marketing Strategy can give you the insights you need to adapt your brand strategy and find success with younger audiences.

If you’re a creator or influencer AND a member of Gen Z, this marketing conference gives you a fantastic opportunity to network with brands looking for their next voice.

Prefer to attend in England? Check out Youth Marketing Strategy London, running Jun. 7-8.

Flock – Show Me The Money | Apr. 25-27 | Florida, USA | $399-$699

Head to Disney World this year if your goal is to make money as a creator. Flock is a small-scale, intimate three-day conference aimed at profitable content creation. Capacity is capped at 100 attendees to keep it small and personable.

Learn more to decide if you should Flock to Florida in 2023.

Creator Economy Expo | May 1-3 | Cleveland, USA | $495-$1295

Join 500 bloggers, podcasters, authors, newsletter writers, speakers, coaches, consultants, freelancers, and YouTubers at Creator Economy Expo 2023. Over 50 content creators and entrepreneurs from around the globe will teach you how to scale and grow your content business faster and smarter.

Each session helps content creators grow full-time, financially sustainable businesses.

Learn more about Creator Economy Expo here.

TBEX | May 8-11 | Kalamata, Greece | $397

If you’re a creator or influencer in the travel space, this marketing conference was made specifically for you. At TBEX, you get to:

  • Improve your content creation and business skills
  • Learn what’s new, what works, and what doesn’t work anymore
  • Learn how the experts monetize and create multiple income streams
  • Rub shoulders with the top travel creators, travel industry, and social media experts
  • Plus, meet tourist boards and travel brands who are looking to work with creators like you

The Speed Networking sessions are the highlight of TBEX. You get to showcase your skills as a content creator and demonstrate how your audience is perfect for the destinations and brands looking to partner with creatives like you.

Take a further look into TBEX here.

Influencer Marketing Show | Jun. 20-21 | New York, USA | $395-$1095

You’ll find brands looking to learn about working with creators and influencers at this event.

The content is programmed purely for brands and retailers. The goal is to ensure they walk away with actionable insight, enabling them to maneuver their way through the planning, execution, and measurement of smart influencer marketing campaigns.

If you want to learn about the other side of your industry or get a chance to build relationships with brands for future work, then tap into this excellent opportunity.

For more info, take a look at their website. They are also planning an influencer conference in London, England, on Oct. 26, 2023.

Influencer Marketing World | Jun. 21-22 | London, UK | GBP 449-999

Influencer Marketing World is for brands looking to grow through influencer marketing partnerships. Attend this event to learn about your prospective client’s challenges and needs. While you’re there, you get a great opportunity to network for future business opportunities.

Co-located with the Digital Marketing World Conference (DMWF Global 13th edition), you can hop back and forth between events to build your custom schedule. Tickets include access to both conferences.

Learn more about Influencer Marketing World here.

Content Marketing World | Sep. 26-29 | Washington DC, USA | $799-$2899

No matter what role you play – from CEO to content creator and everyone in between – you’ll find ideas, inspiration, and practical tips to apply to your work at Content Marketing World. And you’ll have plenty of networking time to swap ideas with people in similar roles, event speakers, content solution providers, and more.

In their three-day conference, you’ll learn:

  • How to design and document a content marketing strategy
  • What experiences your audience expects today – and how to deliver in original ways
  • Why content creation is only a tiny piece of the puzzle and where to focus your time for maximum impact
  • How to accurately measure the ROI of your content
  • What the future of content marketing looks like – and how to prepare for it now

Find out more about why Content Marketing World is one of the greatest content marketing conferences here.

VidSummit | Oct. 3-5 | Dallas, USA | $995 (includes video replays)

VidSummit is where the world’s top video influencers, marketers, and brands reveal everything they know about turning videos into sales.

At VidSummit, influencers share the truth of what they do – the truth they would never share online. It’s the only event where dozens of the top 1% of influencers show you how to get fans fast, build a brand, and potentially make millions from your content.

Last year’s featured speakers included Mr. Beast, Wengie, Ryan Trahan, and HopeScope.

Get tickets for VidSummit 2023 here.

Pinners Conference & Expo | Various Dates & Locations | $10-$29

Pinners is two great events in one. It’s a conference featuring 100+ Pinterest-based classes taught by the best presenters in the nation. And it’s also a show with 200 top businesses providing beautiful options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party planning, scrapbooking, holiday, beauty, fashion, and all sorts of other great things.

There are 8 US events planned for 2023:

Kansas – Feb. 3-4

Georgia – Mar. 24-25

Idaho – Apr. 21-22

California – Aug. 25-26

Texas – Sep. 22-23

Utah – Nov. 3-4

Arizona – Nov. 10-11

Learn more about Pinners 2023 here.

VidCon | Various Dates & Locations | See Dates & Pricing Below

VidCon is where the world’s leading digital creators, platform innovators, and their fans converge in one place.

At VidCon, choose between 3 tracks: (where available, details below)

  • Community – for fans of digital media
  • Creator – learn how to build a brand online
  • Industry – where creators, fans, and the digital media industry converge to discuss the future of digital content

VidCon runs four annual digital marketing conferences:

Anahiem | June 21-24 | Anahiem, USA | $65 – $888 (All 3 tracks)

Brazil | Jul. 7-9 | Sao Paulo, Brazil | TBA – on sale March 6th

Mexico | Aug. 11-13 | Mexico City, Mexico | TBA

Baltimore | Sep. 29 – Oct. 1 | Baltimore, USA | TBA (Community & Industry tracks)

Wrapping Up

We hope this list of conferences helps you decide which creator marketing conferences to visit in 2023. Creators and influencer marketing are booming and here to stay. Attend a marketing conference to learn from the best and adapt their lessons to create your own success. Make new friends or find your next business opportunity at a conference near you!

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