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The Internet Marketing Industry is pretty diverse and so are the type and focus of its events. I decided for a single calendar rather than multiple calendars for each niche, because there are overlapping between them and I also believe that it is of value to see what other events are going on beyond the one you know and the ones specific to your particular niche. You can get automatic updates of new events via email, RSS feed, iCal feed or Google Calendar. See details further down below.

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Internet/Affiliate Marketing and Search Engine Marketing Events Primer

Here is a list of recurring events that are frequently added to my events calendar grouped by general theme and subject of the event. It does not mean that an event was not added to the calendar, if an event is not listed here. I update the list below only occasionally and as I already said, I only list events here that occur again and again in the future with a somewhat predictable schedule.

Affiliate Marketing Tradeshows and Expos

Affiliate Convention
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Affiliate Convention

Affiliate Convention is the affiliate-centric affiliate marketing event and tradeshow where Affiliates always attend for free (including the educational sessions).

Affiliate Convention is organized by and its partners.
It is being held several times per year from coast to coast.

Affiliates have to apply for a pass first and receive a full pass, if they qualify. Qualification has nothing to do with the current performance as an affiliate. You can even qualify, even if you are currently not doing any affiliate marketing at all. Visit the official events web site to find out the details and the date and time of the next Affiliate Convention event.

Affiliate Summit Info

Affiliate Summit

Premier bi-annual Conferences for Affiliate Marketing organized by Shawn Collins from Affiliate Summit West is usually being helt during the Winter (January/February) and Affiliate Summit East during the Summer (June/July/August). Affiliate Summit Website - Affiliate Summit Social Network - Summit Videos Site

All educational session video recordings since Affiliate Summit East 2006 are now available for free, including people who did not attend the show(s). The only thing required to get access is to sign-up to the Real Deal Affiliate Summit email newsletter to get the access URL and the username and password. Click here to request access to the videos.

I also wrote what you could call a primer to Affiliate Summit content and interaction for Check it out.
Conference Schedule
Affiliate Summit WestJanuary/February
Affiliate Summit EastJuly/August

Additional installments of Affiliate Summit without a permanent schedule: Affiliate Summit London (2007), Affiliate Summit Social Media (2008).

eComXpo Info

eComXpo & eTailXpo

eComXpo/eTailXpo is a bi-annual virtual internet marketing conferences and expo. eComXpo/eTailXpo is the largest virtual tradeshow of its kind. Admission for attendees is free. Visit the eComXpo or eTailXpo website for details and pre-registration.

eComXpo/eTailXpo also offers the eComXpo/eTailXpo Archive, which provides access to over 160 on-demand presentations from industry experts. The 90 days archive is absolutely free. The eComXpo/eTailXpo virtual tradeshow is using the InXpo online show platform. InXpo, the leading producer of online trade shows and conferences.

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Multi-Annual International Media Marketing Conference and Expo held at different Cities around the Globe. AD:Tech covers multiple aspects of internet marketing and advertising and is also an important affiliate marketing industry event.

Conference Schedule
Ad-Tech Sydney, AustraliaMarch
Ad-Tech Paris, FranceApril
Ad-Tech San Francisco, CaliforniaApril
Ad-Tech SingaporeJune
Ad-Tech Chicago, IllinoisSeptember
Ad-Tech Tokyo, JapanSeptember
Ad-Tech London, UKSeptember
Ad-Tech New York City, New YorkNovember
Ad-Tech ShanghaiNovember
Ad-Tech Beijing, ChinaNovember

Visit the AD:Tech Official Website for Dates, Details and further Information.

A4U Expo Site

A4U Expo

A4U Expo - A4U Expo is a british educational conference & exhibition for everyone working in or across the affiliate marketing industry helt annually in London, UK. Visit the official A4U Expo Website for Details.

Events organized by individual Affiliate Networks
Commission Junction University Info

Commission Junction University (CJU)

Annual Conference and Seminars for Advertisers (Merchants and Service Providers), Publishers (Affiliates) and Agencies (OPMs/APMs) of the Commission Junction (CJ) Affiliate Network. The conference is usually held during the month of September in Santa Barbara, California, the location of the Commission Junction world headquarters. CJU Overview - CJU Event

Linkshare Events

LinkShare Events

LinkShare Symposium
Annual Symposium with educational Seminars for Advertisers and Publishers of the LinkShare Network. Open to the Public. The Symposium is usually held during the month of June in New York City, New York. LinkShare Symposium Website

LinkShare Symposium UK
Since 2009, LinkShare also helds a Symposium for UK advertisers and publishers during the month of April in London, United Kingdom. LinkShare Symposium UK Website

LinkShare Partnership Summit
Annual conference with educational Seminars and roundtable discussions for Advertisers and Publishers of the LinkShare Network. Invitation only. The Summit is usually held during the month of January in San Francisco, California. LinkShare Partnership Summit Website


Google Affiliate Network Client Summit

Annual Summit and Seminars for Clients and Partners of the Google Affiliate Network (formerly known as Performics). Old Performics Client Summit Website

Zanox US Academy and Seminars Info

Zanox Affiliate Marketing Events

The Zanox US Affiliate Network is present at several important conferences, but also organizes conferences, seminars and academies directly for merchants, service providers and affiliates that are already using the Zanox network or might consider using it in the future. Zanox US Academy website and zanox Internet Marketing Conference

CPAEmpire Breakaway Info

CPAEmpire Breakaway

CPAEmpire Breakaway, an annual educational and networking conference for CPAEmpire affiliates and advertisers.
CPAEmpire Breakaway website

Search Marketing Expo - SMX Info

Search Marketing Expo - SMX

Search Marketing Expo - SMX is the new tradeshow and expo for search engine marketing and optimization by search engine expert Danny Sullivan founder of the SEO/SEM news and resources portal Search Engine Watch and the Search Engine Strategies conferences series. Danny left SEW which is today owned by Incisive Media on November 30, 2006 and started his new site

The show is now an international event, with irregular installments in Germany, Great Britain, Australia, China, South America, Spain and special shows for social media optimization, Local & Mobile and Travel.

Permanent and reoccuring events are the two shows within the United States, a West Coast show during the month of February in Santa Clara, California and an Advanced show during the month of June in Seattle, Washington.

Visit the official SMX Website for Event Details.

Search Engine Strategies Info
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SES - Search Engine Strategies

Search Engine Watch (SEW) Live. The Multi-Annual International Premier Events for Search Engine Marketing & Optimization Conference and Expo hosted by Search Engine Watch (SEW). Part of the SES "World Tour" are SES Local Search Edition, SES Multimedia Edition, SES Financial Edition and SES Latino.

Conference Schedule
SES London, UKFebruary
SES New York City, New YorkMarch
SES Toronto, Canada June
SES San Jose, CaliforniaAugust
SES Chicago, IllinoisDecember

Irregular SES conferences without a predictable annual schedule include: SES Tokyo (Japan), SES Latino, SES China, SES Paris (France), SES Hamburg (Germany), SES Munich (Germany) and Boston, MA (Usually Training only).

Visit the SES - Search Engine Strategies Website or Search Engine Watch (SEW) Website for details, registrations and information.

PubCon Info

WebmasterWorld - PubCon

Conference about Marketing, Networking and Search Engines, or simply Webmastery. PubCon (TM) is a wholly owned production of WebmasterWorld Incorporated who operated the Internet Forum (by Brett Tabke).

The conference is usually held during the month of November in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Visit the Official PubCon Website for more information about the conference.

Small Events Specialized in Paid Search (PPC)
Pay Per Click Summit Info

Pay Per Click Summit

Find out how the experts run campaigns on Google Adwords, Yahoo! Search Marketing (Overture), Microsoft adCenter (MSN), and all the smaller Pay Per Click Engines! PPC Summits are designed as How To workshops that teach you how to better manage your PPC campaigns. The focus is solidly on advertiser education: how to spend less money, more effectively, with better results. PPC Summit Website.

Small Events Specialized in Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Elite Retreat Site

Elite Retreat

Elite Retreat - Small semi private (no Sponsors allowed) Search Engine Optimization and Marketing event organized by Aaron Walls from SEOBook, Jeremy Shoemaker from, Lee Dodd, Darren Rowse, Kris Jones/Pepperjam, Neil Patel and Guy Kawasaki. The event is being held multiple times per year at different locations across the country. Notifications about the exact date and location of the next event are often on very short notice. Tickets are always limited and per invitation only. Cost per Person: $5,000.
Visit the official Elite Retreat Website for Details and Applications.

Search Bash

Search Bash - SEO Event by that lets you Network and Communicate with other businesses of the industry in a relaxed and fun environment.

SEO Roadshow

SEO Roadshow - Free, but invite only. Many search market old-timers go to this pub only event.


SEO Days - Small UK SEO Event hosted by Dave Naylor,Greg Boser & Jennifer Slegg

SEO Class

SEO Class- Small SEO Workshops with Rae Hoffman, Todd Malicoat, Greg Niland and Michael Gray


HighRankings - Search Engine Marketing Seminar with Jill Whalen, Christine Churchill, Karon Thackston, Scottie Claiborne, Matt Bailey and Lee Odden

Online Marketing Special Subjects Tradeshows and Expos

Traffic Domain Convention Info

T.r.a.f.f.i.c. Domain Convention & Expo

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. (Traffic), the domain industry's premier conference & expo and world's largest live domain auction is presented by World Association of Domain Name Developers (WADND) T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Website

Domainfest Info


Domainfest, the domain industry's premiere global conference and marketplace is usually happening multiple times per year in the United States and Europe with the main conference "Domainfest Global" happening once per year in January in Hollywood, California. Visit the official website of Domainfest for details, information and registration.

BlogWorld Expo Info
New Media Expo Info

BlogWorld & New Media Expo

BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the only trade show and conference created for the industry of blogging and new media. It will give participants the strategies, tools and technologies they need to stake their claim in the blogosphere. BlogWorld Expo Website.

Combined Conference BlogWorldExpo and New Media Expo since 2009

New Media Expo

New Media Expo is an annual conference about video, audio and independent content. Its the conference for audio and video podcasters and for people who leverage video sharing platforms like YouTube, Rever, Metacafe and others. New Media Expo Website.

IZEAfest Info


IZEAfest is a bloggers and social media conference organized by IZEA, a company created by entrepreneur Ted Murphy. At the educational sessions attendees can learn about how to monetize their blogs and how to enhance and improve the the blog, audio- or video podcast that they already have.

Video recordings of the educational sessions are available online and for free at UStream.TV/IzeaFest. Learn more about the conference at the official IZEAfest Website.

South by Southwest Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive

SXSW Interactive - South by Southwest Interactive by PodTech and SXSW Bloghaus the show within the show designed for digital media-makers is host to all the bandwidth, media-creating, and networking needs during SXSW Interactive.

The SXSW Interactive Festival offers five days of panels, keynote discussions, Trade Show, and exciting evening events. The show is for uber-geeks and digital creatives who push the cutting edge of technological change. The event appeals to content developers, web designers, programmers, bloggers, wireless innovators, gamers, tech entrepreneurs, investors, and educators. Visit the Official SXSW Interactive Website.


Gnomdex- Chris Pirillo's Lockergnome technology conference for Influencers, Entrepreneurs, and Enthusiasts!

ClickZ Events Info

ClickZ Events

ClickZ Events by ClickZ Network is a collection of educational events to various subjects in internet marketing, including email marketing, web analytics, mobile marketing, video and search engine marketing. The individual events happen throughout the year and different venues across the United States. ClickZ Events Website.

MarketingSherpa Events Info

MarketingSherpa Events

MarketingSherpas Selling Online Subscriptions Summit (formerly ContentBiz)
Annual Internet Content Summit by MarketingSherpa - the Selling Online Subscriptions Summit. Case Studies and Expert Sessions. Selling Subscriptions to Internet Content. Selling Online Subscriptions Summit Info/Newsletter

Sign-Up for News: Speaking, attending, gigs, dates, locations, exhibiting, awards...Buy Ticekts (when available). Selling Subscriptions to Internet Content - Selling Online Subscriptions Summit (formerly ContentBiz).

If you missed the Content Summit 2006 or attended and need to recap, no problem. You can now get the Transcript of it. Proven secrets of online subscription sales - 13 New Case Studies: Transcript + Presentation Slides + Q&A in 321 Pages. 2006 Selling Subscriptions to Internet Content Summit Transcript

MarketingSherpas Email Marketing Summit
Annual Em@il Marketing Summit by MarketingSherpa - EM@ail Summit. Email Marketing presentations and keynotes and Email Marketing awards. MarketingSherpa is a research firm publishing benchmark data and how-to guidance for marketing professionals.
Em@ail Summit Info/Newsletter. Sign-Up for News: Speaking, attending, gigs, dates, locations, exhibiting, awards...Buy Ticekts (when available)

MarketingSherpas B-to-B Demand Generation Summit
B-to-B Demand Generation Summit by MarketingSherpa - B-to-B lead generation, Search & email marketing, landing page tests, global marketing, podcasting & RSS for B-to-B B-to-B Demand Generation Summits Info

Emetrics Summit Info

Emetrics Summit

The Conference for Marketing managers, web analysts and business intelligence experts. Learn how to increase the return on online investments by leveraging Web Analytics and Tracking. For more deltailed information, registration and list of tracks, visit the official Emetrics Summit Website.


CoreMetrics Summit is an annual web analytics conference for CoreMetrics customers.

Direct Marketing/Catalogers/e-Commerce Tradeshows and Expos



The Annual Conference for Catalog and Multichannel Merchants (ACCM) is organized by Penton Media Exhibitions. ACCM is the largest conference for catalog, internet & multichannel merchants like classic catalogers. The conference is being held once a year in spring in Chicago, Illinois. ACCM Website.

eTail Info

eTail Multi-Channel Retail Event

eTail - Annual Multi-Channel Retail Event for VP/Director/Manager of: eCommerce, Marketing, eBusiness, Merchandising, Operations, Internet or Information Technology. eTail Website.

DM Days Conference & Exposition Info

DM Days and DMA Conferences & Expositions

VistaPrint Free Business Cards DMA - the Direct Marketing Association of America presents the DM Days and DMA Direct Marketing Conferences & Expositions. Visit the official Direct Marketing Association Website at for details and information. See also the DMA Events Calendar.

The DMA hosts a number of different conferences such as: Annual Conference For Catalog and Multichannel Merchants (ACCMM), DM Days New York Conference & Expo, The B-to-B Marketing Conference, Catalog-on-the-Road Conference, Circulation Day, Direct Marketing to Business Conference (DMB), Directo Days Conference, Fast Forward, Financial Services Council Annual Conference, Insert Media Day, List Day, National Center for Database Marketing Conference & Exhibition (NCDM), National Conference on Operations & Fulfillment (NCOF), New York Nonprofit Conference, Nonprofit Critical Issues Conference, Nonprofit Leadership Summit, Teleservices Conference and Washington Nonprofit Conference. For an overview of each of the DMA's conferences, visit the conferences section of the DMA Website.

General Online Marketing Tradeshows and Expos


OMMA Online Media, Marketing & Advertising Conference and Expo

OMMA - the event for the media, marketing and advertising industry, held annually in September in New York City, NY. OMMA Expo Website.

Online Marketing Summit Info

Online Marketing Summit

The Online Marketing Summit (OMS) is an annual invitation only, "vendorless" educational forum for Marketers only. It is being helt every year (around February) in San Diego, California. Visit the Online Marketing Summit Website for details and to request your invitation.

Regional Online Marketing Summit (OMS)
Following the the summer months are a number of small one-day only regional events. For local events in your area visit the Regional OMS Events Website.

Internet Marketing Conference

Internet Marketing Conference (IMC) by Lennart Svanberg

General Marketing Tradeshows and Expos

Global Marketing Summit

Global Marketing Summit

Global Marketing Summit - The premier event for CMOs, VPs and Heads of Marketing. The Global Marketing Summit brings together the world's leading marketing professionals to learn, network and do business. For more deltailed information, registration and list of tracks, visit the official Global Marketing Summit Website.

The Global Marketing Summit is an Event by WTG - World Trade Group,
a market-leading conference company that brings together senior executives from world-class organisations for a unique blend of knowledge sharing, networking and deal-making.

Promo Live Info

Promo Live Conference

The Promo Live Expo for Marketers - Marketing outside the lines . Visit the official Promo Live Website for details and information.

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Other/Smaller Industry Events

AMA - American Management Association Events, such as the "Sales Leadership" Conference and Expo
Confab, the conference For Successful Consultants and Those Who Want to Be. By IMC - Institute of Management Consultants
FASTforward BlogFASTforward - The Largest Business & Technology Conference Focused on Enterprise Search! FASTforward is sponsored by FAST (
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VistaPrint Free Business Cards If my callendar is not specific enough for you or too broad, check out these other sites that provide calendars and other useful resources to internet marketing events as well. Some are more broad, while others are more specific and concentrate only on one particular subject within internet marketing.

I hope that you can find there what you are looking for. Stop by from time to time anyway, because I will provide additional options in the future, if it possible for me to do so.
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