Six Industry Events to Keep on the Radar for Q4 Marketing Planning

By Julian Steinforth, Expedition PR

Workplace with tablet pc showing calendar and a cup of coffee onAs the third 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 Q4.

  1. Water Innovation Summit 2014, September 23- September 24, 2014, Berkeley, CA

This is a great, interactive, event for sustainability professionals that focus on the issue of water access and recycling. The Water Innovation Summit organizer warns 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.

  1. VERGE 2014, October 27- October 30, 2014, San Francisco, CA

VERGE is GreenBiz Group’s global event series focused on how technology accelerates sustainability solutions across industries and sectors. The event brings together the world’s largest companies, technology innovators, and cities, creating a broad ecosystem of players to accelerate opportunities for business, the environment, and the society overall.

  1. ad:tech New York 2014, November 5- November 6, 2014, New York, NY

ad:tech is a leading digital marketing event for marketing and technology professionals from all over the world. It is also a marketplace for buying and selling, a community for networking, a forum for exchanging ideas and an opportunity for contributing to industry trends and initiatives.

  1. FastCompany Innovation Uncensored, November 10- November 11, 2014, San Francisco, CA

Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored brings together more than 500 executives, inventors, strategists, designers, marketers and creative from the world of technology, business and design. This year’s speakers come from Google Ventures, Patagonia, Adobe, Ubisoft, Julep, Comedy Central as well as Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.

  1. IGNITION: Future Of Digital, December 1- December 3, 2014, New York, NY

Business Insider’s IGNITION event brings together bright minds in technology and media to share what they see on the horizon. The event focuses on the future of media as it intersects with technology and changes everything about how we learn, work, and live. This year’s event features a rare interview with Jeff Bezos of Amazon.

  1. The Next Web Conference, December 10, 2014, New York, NY

Join 800+ professionals to discuss the latest technology trends, learn about best business practices and meet the influencers of web and innovation. The Next Web Conference brings together entrepreneurs and marketing professionals who are looking to grow internationally. Startups launched no earlier than January 2012 can apply for the “Boost Startup Program”. The final date for submission is October 1st.

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