By Julian Steinforth, Expedition PR
As the second quarter of the year is coming to an end, here are some of the key events (sorted by date) that should be on your radar for potential marketing and communications activities in Q3.
- Entertainment Software Association E3, June 10 – June 12, 2014, Los Angeles, CA
E3 is one of the largest tradeshows for computer and video games and related products worldwide, drawing tens of thousands of professionals from the gaming industry. A must go for all people who want to experience groundbreaking new technologies and never- before- seen products for computers, video game consoles, handheld systems, mobile and social games and the internet in general.
- CRM Evolution 2014, August 18 – August 20, 2014, New York City, NY
This year’s CRM Evolution has added many different topics for marketers. Among these are Sales Strategies, Marketing Strategies, Customer Engagement Strategies, Social CRM and CRM Transformation. As the CRM industry is constantly evolving CRM Evolution conference and exhibition keeps you up to date, offering keynotes, Sunrise Discussions and panels.
- U.S. Open Tennis Championships, August 25 – September 8, 2014, New York City, NY
The 133rd U.S. Open is taking place in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing- Meadows- Park in Queens, New York. Defending champions are Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. The U.S. Open Tennis Championships attract spectators from all over the world. With high class sponsors such as Tiffany & Co, Ralph Lauren, J.P. Morgan and Mercedes Benz, this event needs consideration for high class lifestyle brands and sport marketers.
- Labor Day Weekend/Back to School, September 1, 2014, USA
The first Monday of September is also the first day in September this year. With students and pupils starting University or school this time of the year is highly important for all marketers that target children and young adults. Usually media pitching starts about two months in advance, so make sure you don’t miss any deadlines.
- TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014, September 8- September 10, 2014, San Francisco, CA
All tech obsessed should register soon for the TechCrunch Disrupt 2014 in San Francisco (Pier 48). As one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year, TechCrunch Disrupt focuses on trends in technology and brings together some of the best hackers. With panels and fireside chats featuring top CEOs and investors, this event is a must go for startups entrepreneurs. One of the highlights for coders and hackers is definitely the hackathon.
- CTIA Super Mobility Week, September 9- September 11, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
During CTIA Super Mobility Week thousands of mobile professionals and executives from across the world gather about mobile innovations that power your connected life. From business, home, health, money, auto, retail, over media and network aspects are all discussed at North America’s largest mobile forum.
- World Wireless Congress, September 18- September 19, 2014, San Francisco, CA
The World Wireless Congress offers opportunities for engineers, scientists and investors, working in the wireless and mobile communications industry. Focusing on 4th and 5th generation open mobile and mobile Internet technologies in applications, services, signal processing, networking and radio systems, the event helps you to stay ahead of the curve.
- Water Innovation Summit 2014, September 23- September 24, 2014, Berkeley, CA
The Water Innovation Summit states on their website that “If you are looking to sit back and listen to panels, you will want to skip this retreat.” Instead of speakers and panel discussions this summit offers workshops and interactive, highly moderated group discussions, to tackle issues and innovations in the water and wastewater sector from both municipal and industrial point of view.