https://vidpros.com/the-top-20-podcasting-conferences-in-2023/If you’re serious about video production, you know that attending conferences is a great way to learn from the best in the business and network with other professionals. But with so many events to choose from, it can take time to decide which ones are worth your time and money.
To help you, we’ve put together a list of video production conferences worth attending in 2023. You’ll find top-notch speakers, valuable networking opportunities, and many inspiring new ideas to take your video production career to the next level.
SXSW | Mar. 10-19 | Texas, USA | $1495-$1895 (Online Access $199)
South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual conference and festival in Austin, Texas. It is a major event for the tech, film, and music industries, bringing together innovators, entrepreneurs, artists, and industry leaders from around the world.
Check out the main conference to learn and network, and make sure to catch the following track for all things video production:
Creating Film & TV Track | Mar. 10-14 |
Topics include screenwriting, virtual production, post-production, cinematography, new technologies, and more. This track will also house conversations with visionaries looking at their creative process and careers.
Outside the conference, you can take in the music, film, and comedy festivals also running simultaneously.
Learn more about why you should head to Texas this year here.
SIGNAL | Mar. 13-17 | Barcelona, Spain | $585-$835
You won’t find tips on how to shoot or edit your next YouTube video here. But, if you really want to geek out on the science behind video processing, SIGNAL might be the perfect event for you. This event focuses on the academic and research side of signal, audio, and video technology.
Most guests bring academic papers they wish to present to the conference. If you just want to attend, enter “guest” on the registration form under “paper number.”
Learn more about this unique event here.
Adobe Summit | Mar. 21-23 | Las Vegas, USA | In person – $2095, Virtual – Free
The Adobe Summit takes a deep dive into the business side of digital marketing. Choose from more than 200 in-person sessions and hands-on labs across 11 tracks to create your custom schedule.
Analytics for Customer Journeys, B2B Marketing, Collaborative Work Management, Commerce Made Personal, Content Supply Chain, Content that Drives Performance, Customer Data Management and Activation, Developer Ecosystem, Personalized Omnichannel Engagement, Powering your Digital Business with Adobe Experience Cloud, Trends, and Inspiration.
Take advantage of this event hosted by Shaq. Learn more about the Adobe Summit here.
NAB Show | Apr. 15-19 | Las Vegas, USA | Price Varies – See Below
Founded in 1923 in New York, this annual event has been running for 100 years. Check out the main conference and a host of other specialized conferences, workshops, and courses.
NAB Show Conference | Apr. 15-19 | $499-$799
The NAB Show Conference features three learning tracks:
- Create – Content for producers, creators, makers, dreamers, and streamers
- Connect – Content for engineers, technologists, implementers, coders, and geeks
- Capitalize – Content for broadcast executives, advertisers, marketers, analysts, executives, and bosses
A ticket includes access to the Broadcast, Engineering and IT Conference (BEIT), Small and Medium Market Radio Forum, and Focus on Leadership.
In addition, you can also sign up for specialized conferences such as:
Visual Storytelling Conference | April 14-15 | $299-$599
Post|Production World | Apr. 15-19 | $699-$1099
Streaming Summit | April 17-18 | $399-$699
Director of Photography Creative Conference | Apr. 18-19 | $399-$699
And NAB also offers workshops covering topics like Ace Editorial, ASC Cinematography Lighting, Drone, VR Production, and more. Heck, you can even take prep and certification courses on a range of Adobe products.
To take a deep dive into everything NAB, click here.
Creative Production | May 25 | London, England | $599-$1099
This inaugural event covers the creative video production process. Time, Cost, and Quality are the three essential pillars supporting creative production excellence. Learn about all three in keynotes, talks, and panel discussions.
Creative Production also has a sister event in London on Mar. 10.
Cine Gear Expo | Jun. 1-4 | Los Angeles, USA | $150
Cine Gear Expo offers artists and technicians the opportunity to discover state-of-the-art technology and techniques, including content capture hardware, workflow software, support equipment, and the latest production services. You’ll get hands-on training, gain knowledge and skills from world technology leaders, and network with industry peers.
Be sure to check out the Masterclass:
Creative Lighting and Camera Techniques for Film-makers by Cory Geryak
This class will cover the creative relationship between camera and lighting in current filmmaking environments. The instructor will utilize ARRI ALEXA 35 – and for lighting ARRI Orbiter and Skypanels.
Cory Geryak’s credits include more than 50 projects as a Chief Lighting Technician, working on such notable films as “Inception,” “The Dark Knight Trilogy,” “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” “Her,” “Thor,” and “3:10 to Yuma”.
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. You’ll find plenty of networking time to swap ideas with people in similar roles, event speakers, content solution providers, and more.
Content Marketing World is a three-day conference where you’ll learn:
- How to develop and document a content marketing strategy
- What audiences expect from content experiences today – and how to deliver in unique 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
Learn more about Content Marketing World here.
VidSummit | Oct. 3-5 | Dallas, USA | $995 (includes video replays)
VidSummit is where the best marketers, brands, and video influencers explain everything they know about making money from videos. Get access to the world’s leading experts on audience growth all in one place.
Without fans at the event, influencers share the truth of what they do – the truth they would never share online. VidSummit is the only event where top influencers show you how to build a brand, get fans fast, and make big money with video content.
2022’s headline speaker was none other than Mr. Beast.
Get tickets for VidSummit 2023 here.
DigiMarCon | Various Dates, Locations, and Prices
DigiMarCon is the world’s most extensive digital marketing, media, and advertising conference series. DigiMarCon spans 40 cities and 18 countries this year, mixing in-person and virtual events.
DigiMarCon Conferences aim to help attendees develop their audience and build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service, and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive better results.
Find out where you can catch an event in 2023 here.
Level Up in 2023
Whether you are an aspiring film-maker or a seasoned pro, you find interesting people and ideas at all of the conferences on this list. It’s time to consider learning something new.
If you’re interested in attending conferences focused more on:
Podcasting – check out our list of the top podcasting conferences here.
Video Marketing – look at the best video marketing conferences in 2023.
Developing your content delivery strategies is critical. Reach out to us and we can help you get started.