Spring is going to be absolutely amazing for the digital community. There are so many great events that you can't miss. 

In this post we share some of our top recommendations. The schedule is absolutely packed, so start planning now, if you want to attend a couple of these gatherings. Hopefully our details about the events will help you choose the most exciting ones.

Let's pull up our calendars and get ready to plan for some of the best ones on the horizon:

Magento Events:

April 23-25, 2018 

Over 3,000 eCommerce experts from 50+ countries: senior executives, marketers, merchandisers, developers, eCommerce visionaries, key merchants, agencies, technology providers, partners will share their expert advice as well as exchange the latest technologies, strategies, and ideas for transforming the future eCommerce.  

Event for: Magento merchants, investors, marketers, and developers

Among Speakers:

Sucharita Kodali — VP of Principal Analyst Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals @ Forrester
Jason Silva — Futurist & Host of Brain Games 
Mark Lavelle — CEO @ Magento Commerce 
Andrea Ward — Chief Marketing Officer @ Magento Commerce 

May, 24-25

The event, full of innovation, high training and knowledge exchange for the Magento and e-commerce community, that provides the opportunity to connect with e-commerce and technology experts and thus find the new effective solutions for e-business.

Event for:  Magento experts, eCommerce specialists, marketing professionals, merchants and retailers

Among Speakers: 

Max Pronko — CEO & Founder @ Pronko Consulting 
Rebecca Brocton — eCommerce Solution Specialist @ JH 
Max Yekaterynenko — Director of Community Engineering @ Magento Inc 

eCommerce Conferences:

March 6-8, 2018

The event for Asian eCommerce & multi-channel retail innovators.

Event for: Large, established online retailers

Among Speakers: 

Koen Besteman — Head of E-Commerce for SE Asia @ IKEA 
Jonathan Ye — Head of Digital Marketing, Asia Pacific @ HUAWEI  
Simon Torring — Head of Innovation and Omnichannel @ SEPHORA 
Anne Jivananta — Head of SEA eCommerce @ Adidas 

March 13-14, 2018

The event, where the top minds at German most successful retailers meet and learn.  

Event for: eCommerce & multi-channel retail innovators

Among Speakers:

Rahmyn Kress — Chief Digital Officer @ Henkel
Benjamin Bauer — Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer @ Foodpanda
Norman Nielsen — Head of Content Marketing @ Zalando 
Christian Moehring — Head of Digital @ IKEA Germany 

March 18-21, 2018

Shoptalk covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy. In 2018 Shoptalk brings U.S. and European events together, with more than 7,500 attendees, into one expansive event in Las Vegas to create the industry’s first global dialogue and community. 

Event for: eCommerce entrepreneurs

Among Speakers: 

Mary Dillon — CEO @ ULTA Beauty 
Jeff Jennette — CEO @ Macy's, Inc.
Alon Cohen — President and Co-Founder @ Houzz
Daniel Alegre — President of Retail and Shopping @ Google 

21-22 March 2018,

eCommerce conference and expo that will showcase trends in retail industry and technology through powerful content, practical advice, and the latest innovations sharing.  

Event for: eCommerce entrepreneurs

Among Speakers: 

Derek O'Carroll — CEO @ Brightpearl 
Alexander Bartholomew — Director of Multichannel @ The Range 
Cristina Afonso — Head of Customer Success Manager UK & IE @ Nosto 
Saima Alibhai — Managing Principal Consultant EMEA  @ Bronto Software 

15-17 May 2018, 

The eCommerce event with top minds at Canada's most successful retailers meet and learn. 

Event for: Established eCommerce & multi-channel retail innovators

Among Speakers: 

Andrew Turner — General Manager, Softlines @ Amazon.ca 
Brendan Toupin — Director, eCommerce @ Best Buy Canada 
Daryl Porter — Vice President, Omnichannel & Online Grocery @ Walmart Canada 
Sam Galanis — Head of Retail @ Facebook Canada 
Chris Tarrant — Vice President, Store Development & Design @ Starbucks Canada 

CRO Conferences:

March 28-30

ConversionXL is growth & conversion optimization event, focused on the process of turning more visitors into customers. 

Event for: Individuals responsible for their company’s SEO, content creation/implementation, and marketing leadership.

Among Speakers: 

Hana Abaza — Head of Marketing @ Shopify Plus 
Bangaly Kaba — Growth Lead @ Instagram 
Peep Laja — Founder @ CXL 
Vab Dwivedi — Director of UX Optimization & Research @ Dell

April 16-18, 2018

The event for quality, all-inclusive PPC education, presenting the content for every level of PPC marketer.

Event for: Digital marketers in the PPC industry

Among Speakers: 

Brad Geddes — Co-Founder @ AdAlysis 
Frederick Vallaeys — Co-Founder @ Optmyzr 

SEO & SEM Conferences

April 11-13, 2018 

The Digiday AI Marketing Summit will dive deep into how marketers can understand and use artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Event for: Data specialists, business analysts, data-driven marketers, and developers

Among Speakers:

Christopher Caen — Head of Marketing @ Ecovacs Robotics 
Lauren Daley — Director of Global eCommerce @ Pfizer  
Carla Dunham — VP, Brand Marketing @ Equinox
Ivonne Kinser — CMO @ Avocados From Mexico 

Social Media Conferences:

April 24-27, 2018 

The big gathering of professionals with a passion for new ideas, trends, and innovations in social media. 

Event for: Social media managers, social marketers, bloggers, and lead generators

Among Speakers: 

Meredith Kopit Levien — EVP & COO @ The New York Times Company 
Martha Stewart —Founder @ Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia 
John Nitti — CMO @ Verizon  
Alex Tapscott — Co-author @ Blockchain Revolution 

April 30-May 3, 2018

Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference" with over 20,000 attendees from over 110 countries. 

Event for: Marketing managers, CEOs, startups, developers 

Among Speakers: 

Brad Smith — President @t Microsoft 
Susan Herman — President @ American Civil Liberties Union 
John Chambers — Chairman Emeritus @ Cisco 
Chris Slowe — Chief Technology Officer @ Reddit 
Keith Weed — CMCO @ Unilever 
Marc Mathieu — CMO US @ Samsung Electronics 
Lisa Sugar — Founder & President @ POPSUGAR  

Affiliate Marketing Conferences:

May 16-17, 2018

AM Days highlight topics that include: affiliate recruitment and communication, fraud prevention, mobile optimization, conversion optimization, problem-solving, and legislative challenges.

Event for: Marketing managers and other individuals responsible for affiliate marketing strategy and management

Among Speakers: 

Dafra Sanou — Head of Global Affiliate Marketing @ Uber
Kana Roberts — Affiliate Marketing Manager @ Microsoft   

Technology Conferences:

March  22-23, 2018 

The event aimed to help marketers market smarter in a digital world.

Event for: Digital Marketers, innovators, startups, retailers 

Among Speakers: 

Prue Cox — Director of marketing solutions @ LinkedIn 
Anneliese Douglass — Head of Media & PR @ Unilever 
Megan Brownlow — Media & entertainment industry specialist @ PwC 
Jane Bartush — Strategic Account Executive @ Sysomos

Hope that you will find this list useful. It is our hope that you will attend at least some of above-mentioned events. But, if there’s no opportunity for you to attend any thereof, you can check organizers websites (they tend to publish key takeaways and findings after the event takes place) from time to time and you might get valuable information at no cost.

Would you add an event to this list? Share your thoughts and ideas below!