Ecommerce and Digital Marketing Events in 2018

Laura Lewis
Laura Lewis
  • 20 Dec 2017
  • 10 min read

Events and conferences provide a great opportunity to learn from, and network with like-minded people, gain inspiration and discover what’s new in the constantly evolving world of digital.

That’s why, we have pulled together a list of key Ecommerce and Digital Marketing Events taking place in 2018 for you to discover and attend in the year ahead.

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Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
30th January - 1st February 2018  Mobile Shopping Europe Unlock the full potential of your m-commerce strategy. From £1999 Hilton Bankside London Mobile marketing conference
31st January 2018 Vibrant Digital Future A day of discovery, debate, and learning how to beat the competition and stay ahead of the curve. From £250 Business Design Centre London Technology conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
22nd February 2018 Ridgeway Workshop Event Learn how to maximise conversions on your website through three main interactive presentations. Free Century Club London Digital marketing conference
28th February – 1st March 2018 Prolific North Live The biggest annual media, marketing and creative industries expo outside London. Free Event City Manchester Digital marketing conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
7th – 8th March 2018 Marketing Week Live Learn from key solution providers from the entire spectrum of the marketing mix. £150 Olympia West London Digital marketing conference
7th – 8th March 2018 Retail Week Live The only UK event where retailers, tech suppliers, start-ups, investors and analysts join forces to work out how they will survive the digital revolution. From £1,590 Intercontinental London The O2 London Ecommerce conference
8th March 2018 Ridgeway Workshop Event Learn how to maximise conversions on your website through three main interactive presentations. Free The Whisky Experience Edinburgh Digital marketing conference
15th March 2018 Retail Without Borders Join established international retailers and world leading ecommerce platform at Europe’s leading online marketplace conference. From £349 QEII Centre London Ecommerce conference
21st - 22nd March 2018 Internet Retailing Expo  The UK’s largest multichannel retails event. Free NEC Birmingham Ecommerce conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
16th – 17th April 2018 Digital Marketing World Forum Expo Global Exploring; Content Marketing, eCommerce, AI, VR, Mobile, Social and Influencer. £0-849 155 Bishopsgate London Digital marketing conference
25th – 26th April 2018 Chief Digital Officer Forum The Chief Digital Officer Forum offers an information exchange platform to equip you with efficient monetisation and transformation strategies. From £595 200 Aldersgate London Business conference
26th - 27th April 2018 Brighton SEO Twice yearly search marketing conference and training event. Free – From £100 Brighton Centre Brighton Search marketing conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
2nd May 2018 Camp Digital An inspirational conference that brings together the digital, design and UX communities for a series of seminars exploring the latest thinking in our industry. From £99 Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester   Digital marketing conference 
3rd – 4th May 2018 Adobe Summit EMEA Discover strategies to transform your business and deliver personal and engaging customer experiences. TBC ExCel London Digital marketing conference
15th May 2018 The 7th Annual Digital Content Summit This summit will equip you with content ammunition in order to create, deliver and monetise your content and brand. £358.80 – £1,198.80 Grange Tower Bridge Hotel London Digital content conference
16th – 17th May 2018 Thinking Digital Newcastle An annual conference for those curious about technology, ideas and our future. £130 The Sage Gateshead Newcastle Digital marketing conference
22nd – 23rd May 2018 Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Two days of conference sessions on SEO, paid Search Engine Advertising, analytics and more. £75 - £1,695 Bishopsgate London Search marketing conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
6th June 2018 Search Elite The best speakers in the business drilling down on search marketing and conversion rate optimization and delivering actionable takeaways. TBC TBC Digital marketing conference
11th – 13th June 2018 UnGagged London UnGagged covers an extensive breadth of internet marketing topics for the intermediate to advanced. From £589.50 Grange St. Paul’s Hotel London Marketing conference
19th June – 21st June 2018 eTail Europe Where Europe's most successful retailers meet and learn. From £199 Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre London Ecommerce conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
5th – 6th September 2018 DigiMarCon Sessions will focus on building traffic, expanding brand awareness, improving customer service and gaining insight into today’s latest digital tools. From £197 Sofitel London Heathrow Digital marketing conference
17th – 19th September 2018 Ecommerce Insight Summit Join business leaders from across the continent to discuss the biggest challenges currently facing the industry – and how to solve them. Register Interest   Royal Turnberry Hotel Scotland Ecommerce conference
26th – 27th September 2018 eCommerce Expo For anyone and everyone who wants to experience the now, the new and the not-yet of ecommerce technology, ideas, techniques and inspiration. Free Olympia London Ecommerce conference
27th- 28th September Brighton SEO Twice yearly search marketing conference and training event. Free – From £100 Brighton Centre Brighton Search marketing conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
10th – 11th October 2018 Festival of Marketing A unique experience where ambitious marketers can discover, learn, celebrate and shape the future tools. From £650 Tobacco Dock, London Digital marketing conference
15th – 16th October 2018 SearchLove Industry leaders reveal exactly how to stay at the cutting edge of online marketing. From £899 The Brewery London Search marketing conference
18th – 19th October 2018 Digital Marketing Summit Southampton One-day summit covers all aspects of digital marketing including paid search, SEO, mobile, e-Commerce and more. £249 Novotel Hotel Southampton Search marketing conference


Date Event Overview Cost Location What?
14th – 16th November Social Media Week Exploring the global theme “Closer”, which touches on the intensifying conflict between community and individualism. TBC QEII Conference Centre London Social media conference
TBC Ad:tech The meeting place for those looking to learn, invest, network, benchmark and do business. From £450 Venue TBC London Digital marketing conference
TBC Integrated Live This one-day summit provides an overview and deeper understanding of the latest need-to-know digital trends. From £295 Venue TBC London Digital marketing conference

We hope you found this useful and discovered some events that you may like to attend next year. You can stay updated with all our upcoming Ridgeway events in 2018 and register your place on our exciting new events page.

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