7 Mobile Marketing Events in 2016 You Should Not Miss


Mobile World Summit, one of the largest mobile marketing conferences around, is drawing to a close. But it doesn’t mean that you can sit back and relax just yet, as many more great conferences are around the corner. Whether you’re looking for inspiring, thought-provoking panels and lectures, for opportunities to meet present and future business contacts, or for mobile-marketing-focused events to showcase your company, check out the list below of great mobile marketing conferences in 2016 that you shouldn’t miss:

The Game Developers Conference (GDC)


When: March 14-18, 2016

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco

What: The world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event.

Why: With an estimated 26k attendees and over 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions, GDC is one of the largest and most influential gatherings of the gaming brands, studios and professionals.

Advertising Week Europe (Aweurope)


When: April 18-22, 2016

Where: London

What: The world’s premier annual gathering of marketing and communications leaders

Why: Advertising Week Europe is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership featuring the world’s best and brightest marketers from across Europe. It is designed to give you actionable learnings to drive your career forward through our Thought Leadership program, a chance to network with fellow industry professionals and leaders, and the opportunity to take part in a celebration of all the industry has to offer.

MMA Mobile Marketing Leadership Forum


When: May 10-11, 2016

Where: New York City

What: The Mobile Marketing Association leadership forum

Why: A must attend for any marketer to build their own capabilities and the capabilities of their brand. The MMA Mobile Marketing Leadership Forum will help marketers understand how to formulate effective mobile strategies. By dissecting the elements of mobile marketing, this year’s session will highlight mobile best practices, demystify current topics, and deliver real in market case studies from brands that are doing it well.

Digimarcon West


When: June 15-16, 2016

Where: Santa Monica, California

What: The annual conference dedicated to the digital marketing industry

Why: Digimarcon West 2016 offers all of the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Awesome keynotes, expert panels, plus solutions providers and their tools for digital marketing – all in a dynamic, community-based setting. Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head and notebook full of action items and ideas to lead your agency / team / account to even greater success. With plenty of networking opportunities, it is the perfect place to build a professional network, find business partners, generate new ideas, and learn.

Casual Connect USA


When: July 18-20, 2016

Where: San Francisco

What: Casual Connect brings together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the casual gaming field to further the casual games industry with the best of networking and learning.

Why: Casual Connect is the place to learn more about casual gaming, an industry that entertains billions of people each month. Here you can learn all about iPhone, Social, Android, Flash, Browser MMO and Download Games – and whatever other new technologies are emerging in casual gaming. Join in the gaming fun – as well as all the serious sides of this industry. The event includes keynote lectures on cutting-edge topics, company meetings, networking events, awards and showcase events.

Affiliate Summit East (ASE)


When: July 31-August 2, 2016

Where: Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York City

What: A huge three-day conference for all thing affiliate marketing.

Why: Affiliate Summit is the premier conference of the affiliate marketing industry, offering sessions, events, and networking for affiliates, networks, merchants, vendors, advertisers, agencies, and technology providers alike.



When: September 14-15, 2016

Where: Cologne, Germany

What: The central platform of the global digiconomy economy

Why: Whether market leader, global player, or future-oriented start-up, over 900 companies from all over the world will be presenting themselves at dmexco. Within a few years, dmexco has developed into the forerunner of the digital transformation. Today dmexco is the growth driver of the global digiconomy.



When: October 19-20, 2016

Where: ExCel, London

What: Apps World brings together the entire spectrum of the app ecosystem for debate and discussion.

Why: The must attend conference for app developers contains two days of high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries in history, mobile apps.


Will you be attending any of these conferences? Let’s take the opportunity and meet! Set a meeting with our team at hello@mobcomedia.com

Blog post originally written for MobCo Media.