HostDime has compiled a directory of the best 2014 web hosting conferences, trade shows, and other technology events relevant to our industry. If you want your event to be listed, promote and recommend it in the comments or at HostDime’s Facebook and it will be added it to the list.
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2014 Web Hosting Conference & Blog Event Directory
World Hosting Days Global – April 1 to 3, 2014 – Europa Park Rust, Germany
World Hosting Days is the world’s largest series of hosting events, featuring 5000 attendees and over 120 partner companies. Web Hosting Days will also visit India (June 2014), Brazil (August 2014), Australia (August 2014), China (September 2014), and SIngapore (September 2014).
SearchLove – April 7 to 8, 2014 – Boston
SearchLove is a two day single track conference aimed at SEO practitioners, marketing managers, and business owners wanting to hone their expertise. Learn the latest techniques to remain one step ahead of your competition. Additional SearchLove conference: London (Fall 2014)
Artifact Conference – May 5 to 7, 2014 – Austin Texas
Artifact is a three day conference for designers adapting to the challenge of designing for a multi device world. Learn about evolving code, web font designs, new responsive frameworks, and much more. Another conference, Artifact East, will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, on Sept 29 – Oct 1.
Uptime Institute Symposium – May 20 to 22, 2014 – Santa Clara, California
The brightest minds of the data center industry will gather at the Uptime Institute Symposium to discuss the present and future state of the rapidly changing environment of the digital infrastructure.
DrupalCon – June 2 to 6, 2014 – Austin, Texas
DrupalCon, the largest gathering of the Drupal community comes to tech savvy Austin, Texas. DrupalCon brings together those who use, develop, design, and support the Drupal open source content management platform.
Cloud Expo – June 10 to 12, 2014 – New York City
Now in it’s 14th year, Cloud Expo is dubbed the largest cloud conference and the most important tech expo on the planet.
HostingCon – June 16 to 18, 2014 – Miami, Florida
Learn the latest news, ideas, and technology affecting your cloud hosting business from the brightest minds in the industry at the 10th anniversary of HostingCon. With over 140 exhibitors and an audience of C-level executives, this is the place to meet with your fellow peers.
HostingCon has also gone global. Network with China’s leading web-centric businesses and the largest hosting brands at HostingCon China, in Shanghai, May 22-23.
MozCon – July 14th to 16th, 2014 – Seattle, Washington
The web’s best SEO resource community, Moz, presents MozCon! The three day event features industry leaders diving deep into SEO, social media, analytics, content strategy, data science, and a bunch more. Get your tickets early as the last few conferences have sold out quickly.
BlogHer – July 24 to 26, 2014 – San Jose, California
The 10th annual BlogHer convention is dedicated to promoting blogging and exposure opportunities for women around the world. Keynote speaker is hilarious comedian Tig Notaro, who will discuss her groundbreaking comedy and battle with breast cancer.
Haven Conference – July 10 to 12, 2014 – Atlanta, GA
Haven Conference focuses on DIY instruction with a mix of blogging and social media. You will find hands-on sessions led by some of the top DIY bloggers who share their knowledge on subjects such as painting furniture and using power tools.
Content Marketing World – September 8 to 11, 2014 – Cleveland, Ohio
Learn how to implement a total content marketing strategy for your blog, magazine, company, etc at this year’s Content Marketing World in Cleveland. Already confirmed speakers include brands like Kraft Foods, Microsoft, Facebook, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola and more than 100 content marketing experts from around the globe. Actor, Director, Producer Kevin Spacey will be the closing keynote speaker.
cPanel Conference – September 29 to October 1st – Houston, Texas
cPanel is the hosting industry’s most used control panel, allowing you full control over your server. Find out about the latest hosting backend technology, attend technical classes, and learn from hosting experts and executives. Tickets aren’t no sale yet, enter your email here to get notified.
Web Hosting Industry Review (WHIR) has events planned all around the globe this year. Now is your chance to do personal business and networking with industry leaders and decision makers in a relaxed environment. RSVP is free and you can bring a guest along. Find which event is closest to you:
Upcoming WHIR Events
Los Angeles, California – April 10, 2014
Toronto, Ontario – May 15, 2014
Amsterdam, Netherlands – September 16, 2014
London, United Kingdom – September 18, 2014
Washington, D.C. – October 23, 2014
Dallas, Texas – November 13, 2014
WordCamps are community-organized events organized by WordPress users, for WordPress uses. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate and share ideas with peers and students. Tickets are cheap, usually under 40$ for 2 days.
Upcoming WordCamp Events
Minneapolis, Minnesota – April 26-27
Bratislava, Slovakia – April 26
Stamford, Connecticut – May 10
Miami, Florida – May 10-11
Charleston, South Carolina – May 17
Belo Horizonte, Brazil – May 17
Asheville, North Carolina – May 30-June 1
Chicago Illinois – June 13-15
Seattle, Washington – June 28-29
San Francisco California – October 25-26
Search Marketing Expos
Search Marketing Expo is the world’s leading search engine marketing conference, put on by the intelligent men and women of Search Engine Land. Tens of thousands of search marketers have attended this tactic-rich conference for over 10 years. Check out the following dates for the next year.
Upcoming Search Marketing Expo Events
March 25-26 in Munich
May 13-14 in London
May 27-28 in Sydney
June 11-12 in Seattle
June 16-17 in Paris
Sept 30-Oct 2 in New York
Nov 13-14 in Milan
Nov 19-20 in Las Vegas
Dec 10-11 in Beijing
Jan 2015 in Jerusalem
March 2015 in San Jose
SES, presented by ClickZ, is a global event series focused on search and social marketing. Hear big picture ideas, stats, and case studies from industry experts and thought leaders. Learn how to develop a successful digital marketing strategy. Check out the following dates for the next year:
Upcoming SES Conferences
Mar 31-Apri 3 in New York
May 14-16 in Toronto
May 27-29 in Shanghai
Aug 5-7 in Hong Kong
Aug 11-14 in San Francisco
Nov 3-6 in Chicago
Dec 2-4 in Singapore
Feb 2015 in London
Mar 2015 in Jakarta
Have you been to any of these conferences in the past? Which conference(s) are you attending? Let us know below!
Jared Smith is HostDime’s Content Marketer. Follow him on Twitter.
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