The Top Digital Advertising Events to Attend in 2020

The Top Digital Advertising Events to Attend in 2020

2019 now seems like a distant memory as we begin planning our event calendars for 2020.  We’ve put together the top conferences to attend in the digital advertising industry so you don’t have to! We’ll be attending some from the list so we look forward to seeing you there. Check out the best digital advertising events to attend this year below.

First up on the calendar is CES, one of the biggest tech events in the world not only for manufacturers but a hub for marketers and digital advertising service providers. Specifically, the ‘C Space’ at CES brings together advertisers, creatives, and innovators to discuss the future of brand marketing and entertainment. Check out the new disruptive technologies that are changing the face of advertising at CES. A great way to kick off 2020!

Another one for this month is AdExchanger’s Industry Preview, the number one event for looking at trends set to dominate 2020 in advertising and marketing. The event runs for two days and focuses on topics such as the cookieless web and the future of DMPs, what’s next for OTT streaming, and much more. Check out the full agenda here.

Adzine’s Mobile Advertising Summit is directed towards advertisers and agencies while also attracting mobile publishers, marketers and technology providers to discuss the trends challenges faced in mobile advertising. The event format includes panel discussions, training sessions, and keynotes, with a targeted audience of 300 attendees. Get your ticket and find out more about the one-day event here.

AdExchanger’s Programmatic I/O is the world’s largest programmatic media and marketing conference and gathers 1,200 industry professionals for two days of discussions, workshops and networking. Check out more info on the event here. Programmatic I/O also returns to New York in September. 

Back to New York in June for the annual Ops conference hosted by Ad Operations and Technology company AdMonsters. The event is tailored towards brands, agencies, and publishers and covers all areas of digital media marketing and monetization. Last year’s tracks included TV and Video, Mobile, Branded Content, and more. Stay tuned for this year’s agenda.

ExchangeWire’s ATS returns to Singapore in 2020 and assembles one of the largest audiences in programmatic advertising and marketing technology within the APAC region. Last year’s event welcomed guests from 24 different countries and this year’s two-day event is expected to be one of the biggest ones yet. Find out more info and get your tickets here.

The 67th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity draws in the world’s biggest brands and creative minds to the sunny south of France to learn, network and celebrate creativity and innovation. Formerly the International Advertising Festival, Cannes extends beyond advertising to all areas of creative communications. Take a look at last year’s event here and be sure to get your pass today!

  • DMEXCO – 23rd-24th September, Cologne

The Digital Marketing Expo and Conference, more commonly known as DMEXCO, attracts over 40,000 visitors worldwide for a two-day conference and exhibition in Germany’s vibrant city of Cologne. After celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2019, the major digital marketing event is the key meeting place for industry players in digital business, advertising, innovation, and marketing. Check out our recap post from last year’s event and we look forward to seeing you there again in September!

Now in six major cities worldwide, Advertising Week gathers global leaders in marketing, advertising, and technology for a range of thought leadership workshops, seminars and networking. Also a big event for brand professionals, Advertising Week in New York attracts almost 100,000 attendees for four days in October and it’s one not to be missed! Check out more about the other events worldwide here

ad:tech is a global marketing conference that is held in major cities around the world including New Delhi, New York, and London. Tokyo’s event takes place in late October and brings together agencies, brands, media and solution providers to focus on the latest AdTech trends and technologies. Have a look at last year’s program for an idea of what to expect from this year’s conference. 

What conferences will you be attending this year? Let us know by sending an email to and be sure to check out our other posts.

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